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Griswold's Topham leads western Iowa's Drake Relays qualifiers
Track & Field
Griswold's Topham leads western Iowa's Drake Relays qualifiers
Griswold junior Rebekah Topham again headlines western Iowa qualifiers for the high school portion of the Drake Relays, which begins a three-day run on Thursday at Drake Stadium in Des Moines.
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Zimmerman takes second in KU Relays long jump
A day after winning the triple jump, Derek Zimmerman of Freeman finished second in the long jump Saturday at the Kansas Relays with a state season-leading 23-5 1/2.
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Distance runners carry Fremont past Mustangs
Distance runners carry Fremont past Mustangs
A pair of three-event winners for Millard North couldn't stop Fremont's boys from winning their home track and field meet Friday.
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North Star's Poe goes for meet record in 1,600
North Star's Poe goes for meet record in 1,600
Jeralyn Poe is getting closer to breaking the 5-minute mark in the 1,600 meters. The Lincoln North Star junior distance runner lowered her personal best to 5:03.69 with the only meet record at Thursday's Dick Jones Invitational at Burke Stadium.
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York girls second Thursday at Central City
York girls second Thursday at Central City
Sophomore Erin Lee won the 400 (59.8) and the 1600 (5:17.0) and Jordyn Stearns topped the discus (127-1) to pace York's girls Thursday. The Dukes were in Central City for track and field invitational action and scored 125 points to trail on Northwest's total for the day of 140.5.
Track & Field
Scottsbluff girls, Alliance boys win Alliance Invite titles
Scottsbluff girls, Alliance boys win Alliance Invite titles
The Scottsbluff girls and Alliance boys track and field teams claimed titles Thursday in the Division I part of the Alliance Invitational. The meet was held at Bearcat Stadium in Scottsbluff due to repairs that need to be made on the track in Alliance.
Track & Field
Mitchell girls, boys capture conference championships
It wasn’t easy, but the Mitchell girls and boys ended right where they wanted to be Thursday – on top of the conference meet standings. The Tiger boys sparkled throughout the day en route to winning the Western Trails Conference Meet title rather convincingly, 172-111 over Bridgeport. The Tiger girls encountered a much tighter battle...
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McDougall, Danielson double-dip for York
McDougall, Danielson double-dip for York
The York boys bested runner-up Aurora and four other teams in Thursday's Central City Track and Field Invitational.
Track & Field
Cullen, Carroll girls claim first meet
Carroll girls track coach Kirk Christensen calls senior Morgan Cullen a warrior. In a fast-moving Trojan Relays on Thursday, the Tigers needed her tough mindset.
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Viking girls win invite title
Viking girls win invite title
The Northwest girls track and field team had another solid outing. After capturing the last two invitational titles, the Vikings won six events and had 24 medalists to win the Central City Invitational Thursday.
Track & Field
Bellevue West’s Chloe Akin-Otiko jumps in where she left off
Bellevue West’s Chloe Akin-Otiko jumps in where she left off
When athletes transition from one season to the next, sometimes it takes a few weeks to get up to speed. That wasn’t the case for Bellevue West’s Chloe Akin-Otiko.
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Nebraska prep girls track leaders
Nebraska prep girls track leaders
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Broncos in action at Milford
The Centennial Broncos won eight events on Tuesday at the Milford Invite and tied the host Eagles for the team title with 144 points. The Centennial girls were fourth with 68 points. Winning the girls portion was Wahoo with 157.33, second was Raymond Central with 89.33 and third went to Milford with 68.33.
Track & Field
Running in fast company paying off for East Mills' Travis Tupper
Running in fast company paying off for East Mills' Travis Tupper
East Mills' Tupper pushed last year's sprint champion, and now he's on top of the charts
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Nebraska prep girls Class B-C-D track leaders
Nebraska prep girls Class B-C-D track leaders
Nebraska's high school girls track and field leaders from Classes B, C and D.
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Q&A with Glenwood thrower Jacy Embray
Q&A with Glenwood thrower Jacy Embray
Glenwood junior thrower Jacy Embray currently ranks fourth in Class 3-A in the shot put with a toss of 40 feet, 1 inches. That throw well exceeds last year’s high of 37-1. She also competes in the discus.
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High Plains fourth, Cross County fifth
The Nebraska Christian girls track team scored 95 points in the running events alone to blow past the rest of the field at the High Plains Invite on Wednesday.
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Crusaders cross river, run away with title
Crusaders cross river, run away with title
The Lewis Central Girls Invitational is very familiar to Omaha Marian. The Crusaders have crossed the Missouri River annually early in the track season to dominate the meet in recent years.
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Nebraska boys track and field leaders
Nebraska boys track and field leaders
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Heartland plays host to track invitational
Heartland plays host to track invitational
Alex Preslicka and Tyler Brown notched a win each for their teams in Tuesday's Heartland Invitational. Preslicka won the long jump for McCool Junction with a best effort of 19-11 . For Brown of the host Huskies it was first in the 100-meter dash with a clocking of 11.3 ticks of the stopwatch.
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