Posts Tagged: Track and Field

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 »

DeLoach narrowly misses Olympic finals in women’s long jump

August 16, 2016

There are no off-nights at the Olympics. Long jumper Janay DeLoach of Fairbanks was not at her best in tonight’s competition at the Rio Games in Brazil, finishing 13th out of 38 of the world’s best women. Her best mark of 21 feet, 4 inches came on the second of her three jumps. She missed… Read more »

Ostrander returns in grand fashion, qualifies for Trials finals

July 7, 2016

Back racing on the track for the first time in two months, Allie Ostrander of Kenai shrugged off the rust and showed everybody why she is the future of middle distance running in the United States. The only collegiate runner among the 23 woman in the 5,000 meters at the Olympic Trials in Eugene, Oregon,… Read more »

Updike survives prelims, qualifies for steeple finals at Trials

July 5, 2016

As if qualifying for the finals at the Olympic Trails wasn’t exciting enough for Isaac Updike of Ketchikan, he endured some extra drama before it was official. The 24-year-old runner finished fifth in the prelims in the 3,000-meter steeplechase to snag the final automatic qualifying berth but had to wait for several hours because of… Read more »

On her final jump, DeLoach qualifies for second Olympic Games

July 2, 2016

She goes left, she goes right and now Janay DeLoach of Fairbanks is going back to the Olympics in the long jump. Four years after qualifying for the London Games on her left leg, DeLoach today qualified for the Rio Games on her right leg in thrilling fashion at the Olympic Trials in Eugene, Oregon…. Read more »