Posts Tagged: Track and Field

Ostrander doubles up on Athlete of the Year to cap magical year

July 20, 2018

Boise State University runner Allie Ostrander of Kenai could build her own trophy case with all of medals, trophies and awards she collected during this season. She competed in cross country, indoor track and outdoor track and captured one NCAA championship, five First Team All-American honors and Female Athlete of the Year recognition for BSU… Read more »

Dunbar, Updike earn top-15 finishes at USATF Championships

June 24, 2018

Kodiak’s Trevor Dunbar and Ketchikan’s Isaac Updike were among the country’s best track and field stars to compete on the national stage at the USATF Outdoor Championships in Des Moines, Iowa. Dunbar, of Kodiak High fame, was 12th among 19 finishers in the men’s 5,000 meters, crossing in 13 minutes, 46.20 seconds. The former NCAA… Read more »

Williams posts fastest 100-meter time for Alaska girl in 37 years

June 15, 2018

Delta’s Hailey Williams became the first Alaska high school girl in 37 years to break the 12-second barrier in the 100-meter sprint. She posted a PR of 11.95 in the prelims to place second in her eight-runner heat at the New Balance Nationals in Greensboro, North Carolina. Williams had the ninth-fastest time among the 32… Read more »

Ostrander runs away with 2nd straight NCAA steeplechase title

June 9, 2018

Boise State University’s Allie Ostrander of Kenai maintained her perfect record in the women’s 3,000-meter steeplechase as she racked up her second consecutive title at the NCAA Track and Field Championships in Eugene, Oregon. The redshirt sophomore improved to 8-0 for her career after another awesome performance in which she dusted a field that saw… Read more »

Ostrander crushes it in steeplechase qualifying race at NCAAs

June 7, 2018

Kenai’s Allie Ostrander of Boise State University turned in the fastest women’s 3,000-meter steeplechase qualifying time in the history of the NCAA Track and Field Championships. The defending national champion in the event clocked a time of 9:45.99 to win her heat by almost four seconds and advance to Saturday’s finals in Eugene, Oregon. The… Read more »

Roelle caps college career with NAIA steeplechase national title

May 27, 2018

Weather delays couldn’t derail Eastern Oregon University senior Rachel Roelle of Anchorage at the NAIA Track & Field Championships in Gulf Shores, Alabama. She remained calm, cool and collected before dropping the hammer on the competition for a dominating victory in the women’s 3,000-meter steeplechase. Roelle, of West High fame, crushed her own school record… Read more »

Ostrander qualifies for NCAAs, ready to defend steeplechase title

May 26, 2018

Kenai’s Allie Ostrander moved closer to defending her national title in the women’s 3,000-meter steeplechase as she qualified for next month’s NCAA Track and Field Championships. The Boise State University redshirt sophomore punched her ticket in the steeplechase and 5,000 with a strong performance at the NCAA West Preliminary Championships in Sacramento, California. Ostrander, of… Read more »

Todd helps Liberty win relay, team titles at Big South Champs

May 14, 2018

Liberty University’s Michael Todd of Anchorage was part of the victorious 4×400-meter relay team at the Big South Conference Championships in High Point, North Carolina. Entering the meet on the NCAA East Preliminary Round bubble, the relay team improved its chances at qualifying after lowering its season-best time from 3:09.00 to 3:08.19. That time was… Read more »

Ealum runs to third career Big South title with record 800 win

Anchorage’s Tanner Ealum was one of many Liberty University track and field stars to add her name to the Big South Conference record book. She won the 800-meter title in record fashion as the Flames burned the competition with a meet record 289 points and the largest margin of victory since 1999 at the conference… Read more »

Ostrander wins 5,000 for 5th Mountain West Championships title

May 13, 2018

Kenai’s Allie Ostrander of Boise State University racked up 18 of her team’s 84 points and won her fifth career individual title at the Mountain West Track and Field Championships in Clovis, Calif. She won the 5,000-meter run and turned in a runner-up finish in the 1,500 to lead the women’s team to a fourth-place… Read more »