Posts Tagged: Track and Field

Todd, Ealum help Liberty continue track dominance in Big South

May 17, 2017

For the third consecutive year, Liberty University swept the team titles at the Big South Outdoor Track & Field Championships in Charleston, South Carolina. This time, though, there were a couple Alaskans that help make it possible. Freshman Tanner Ealum of Anchorage won the 400 meters and was part of the 4×400 relay as the… Read more »

Ostrander picks up 3rd career Mountain West individual title

May 12, 2017

Boise State’s Allie Ostrander of Kenai ran to her third individual championship in the Mountain West Conference. Already a conference champion in cross country and track’s distance medley relay, the diminutive dynamo added a 10,000-meter title to her list of accomplishments. The redshirt freshman clocked a time of 35:51.20 and executed her game plan to… Read more »

Updike bros finish 2nd, 3rd in steeplechase at Oregon Twilight

May 5, 2017

Ketchikan brothers Isaac and Lucas Updike ran together in high school, at Eastern Oregon University and now for Team Run Eugene in Oregon. Tonight, they finished second and third in the men’s 3,000-meter steeplechase at the Oregon Twilight at iconic Hayward Field in Eugene, Oregon. Isaac lost a photo finish and his brother won a… Read more »

Another fortnight, another magnificent moment from Ostrander

April 30, 2017

The BSU crowd brought out the best in Boise State’s Allie Ostrander. The Boise State University redshirt freshman from Kenai smashed the stadium record in the women’s 5,000-meter race at the Dona Larsen Park facility with a time of 16:09.27 to win the event Saturday at the Border Clash in Boise, Idaho. Her time virtually… Read more »

Registe shows he’s still got it with strong showing in California

April 16, 2017

At 28, David Registe of Palmer still loves training and competing in the long jump as much as he did in college. And the former University of Alaska Anchorage star is jumping like he did when he won a national championship. Registe finished second in the 64-man field at the Bryan Clay Invitational in Azusa,… Read more »

Todd clocks fastest 800 by Liberty University runner since 2010

April 15, 2017

Liberty University sophomore Michael Todd of Anchorage finished fourth in the 800 at the Gamecock Invitational at the brand new Sheila & Morris Cregger Track in Columbia, South Carolina. His time of 1:50.48 was a career best and the fastest by a Flame since 2010. Todd, of Anchorage Christian fame, now ranks No. 3 in… Read more »

Boise State coach on Ostrander: “Nothing ceases to amaze you”

April 14, 2017

For the running world, Kenai’s Allie Ostrander is the gift that keeps giving. From cross country to the 1,500, the Boise State running star is a threat to rewrite the record book each time she laces up her shoes. “Nothing ceases to amaze you,” Broncos track coach Corey Ihmels told the Idaho Statesman. The diminutive… Read more »

Ostrander wins steeplechase in return to track for Boise State

March 31, 2017

It was her first race in months, in a new event no less, but that didn’t matter. Kenai’s Allie Ostrander just does what she does. The Boise State sophomore runner today made a major statement by winning the 3,000-meter women’s steeplechase at the Stanford Invitational in Palo Alto, California. Her time of 9 minutes, 55.61… Read more »

Blackburn named U.S. Air Force Female Athlete of the Year

March 24, 2017

After the best track and field season of her career, Soldotna’s Paige Blackburn earned the right to participate against the country’s best in last year’s Olympic Trials in women’s discus. And although she didn’t make it to Rio, her efforts were ultimately recognized by the U.S. Air Force when the captain was named its Female… Read more »

DeLoach just misses medal in hurdles at 110th Millrose Games

February 11, 2017

In a sport decided by hundredths of a second, the 60-meter hurdles can be cruel. Janay DeLoach of Fairbanks felt the sting of missing a medal by a blink of an eye at the Millrose Games in New York, where she finished fourth in the women’s 60-meter hurdles. She crossed in 8.03 seconds — just… Read more »