Posts Tagged: Track and Field

Ostrander PRs in elite steeplechase race in Prefontaine Classic

June 30, 2019

Facing the stiffest challenge of her track and field career, Kenai’s Allie Ostrander delivered her greatest performance in the women’s 3,000-meter steeplechase. Racing the best brought out the best in the three-time NCAA steeplechase national champion from Boise State University as she took six seconds off her PR with a time of 9:31.44 in Stanford,… Read more »

Ostrander named Mountain West Athlete of the Year for 3rd time

June 20, 2019

Three is the magic number for Kenai’s Allie Ostrander. Two weeks after becoming the first women to win three consecutive NCAA championships in the 3,000-meter steeplechase, the redshirt junior at Boise State University became the first person to win the Mountain West Outdoor Track and Field Student-Athlete of the Year award in back-to-back-to-back years. This… Read more »

Williams PRs in 200 at Nationals, places 5th in girls elite final

June 16, 2019

Hailey Williams of Delta Junction clocked a personal-best time in the 200-meter dash on the biggest stage at the New Balance Nationals in Greensboro, North Carolina. Her time of 24.05 seconds was a full second faster than her time at the state championships three weeks ago when she won the Alaska D2 title in 25.06…. Read more »

Ostrander sizzles under Texas sun, wins 3rd NCAA steeple title

June 8, 2019

The scorching sun wasn’t the only thing to melt the track at the NCAA Championships. Kenai’s Allie Ostrander ran a blistering PR of 9:37.73 in 98-degree heat to make NCAA history by becoming the first woman to win three consecutive national championships in the 3,000-meter steeplechase. The Boise State University redshirt junior broke the Mike… Read more »

Like father, like son: Herron runs state’s fastest 800 since dad

June 6, 2019

Camron Herron of Fairbanks has chased his father’s 800-meter time for his entire life. The West Valley High track star nearly caught him at the Brian Young Invitational. Herron ran a winning time of 1:51.64 for the second-fastest 800 time ever by an Alaska high school runner and the 14th-fastest in the country this year…. Read more »

Ostrander parlays athletics and academics into supreme success

May 31, 2019

Kenai’s Allie Ostrander will take plenty of momentum into the upcoming NCAA Track and Field Championships. The Boise State redshirt junior was named the West Region Women’s Track Athlete of the Year by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association. It’s the fourth time she’s won such honor in her illustrious career…. Read more »

Ealum helps Liberty 4×400 relay team punch ticket to NCAAs

May 27, 2019

Anchorage’s Tanner Ealum has again made history at Liberty University. For the third time in the last month the junior sprinter helped the women’s 4×400-meter relay team set a school record, this time at the NCAA East Preliminary Round in Jacksonville, Florida. And this time it helped the squad punch its ticket to the big… Read more »

Ostrander guns for 3rd straight All-American double at NCAAs

May 26, 2019

Allie Ostrander of Kenai will gladly pull double duty at the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships. The Boise State University redshirt junior will compete in the women’s 3,000-meter steeplechase and 5,000-meter run when the national meet takes place June 5-8 in Austin, Texas. Ostrander will be gunning for her third NCAA championship in the… Read more »

Theisen earns All-American honors for second time since 2016

May 25, 2019

Kenai’s Jonah Theisen kicked it into overdrive in the second half of the men’s 3,000-meter steeplechase to earn a second-place finish among the dozen finalists at the NCAA D2 Track and Field Championships in Kingsville, Texas. The Black Hills State University senior was in ninth place at the 1,800 mark. Theisen, of Kenai Central High… Read more »

Ealum part of Liberty 4×400 school record, ASUN team title

May 18, 2019

Tanner Ealum of Anchorage helped Liberty University win the women’s team title at the Atlantic Sun Conference Track and Field Championships in Jacksonville, Florida. In the final event of the night, she ran leadoff in the 4×400-meter relay that set a school record of 3:35.77. Ealum had a 54.5 split. She just missed a gold… Read more »