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Roelle, Updike win cross country races at Whitman Invite

Alaskans Rachel Roelle and Lucas Updike of Eastern Oregon University each posted cross country victories at the season-opening competition at the Whitman Invitational in Washington. Anchorage’s Roelle won the women’s 6-K race in 23:36, 10 seconds ahead of the second-place runner. She was one of only two Eastern Oregon runners among the top 14 finishers,… Read more »

Alaskans key EOU’s success [Cross Country]

Ketchikan’s Isaac Updike continues to rewrite the record book at Eastern Oregon University. A year after winning a national title in track, the senior runner ran the third-fastest time in cross country. Updike clocked an 8-K time of 24 minutes, 10 seconds to finish third in Saturday’s Inland Empire Championships in Lewiston, Idaho. Junior Hans… Read more »

Welch never forgets his AK roots [Cross Country]

Being that Ben Welch was born and raised in Alaska, he still feels a strong connection with his home state even though he now lives in La Grande, Ore. Maybe that’s why the Eastern Oregon University cross country and track coach surrounds himself with Alaska runners. There are nearly a dozen competing for the NAIA… Read more »