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Malina Simmers jumping for Louisville [Track]

She was already the best triple jumper in the history of Dartmouth College. Now Malina Simmers of Anchorage has taken her talents to the University of Louisville. It did not take long for the senior transfer to make an impact at her new school. She was third at the Big East Indoor Championships last month… Read more »

Simmers family familiar with success [Athletics]

When it comes to prominent sports families in Alaska, the Simmers are moving up the charts faster than a hit single. Each of Jef and Sheldonia’s first four children played college sports while the other three are still in high school. Chantal ran cross country for North Carolina Central, Anna plays basketball at Army, Malina… Read more »

Simmers wins triple jump for Louisville [Track]

Anchorage jumper Malina Simmers picked up her first victory in her first season with the University of Louisville women’s track and field team. The senior transfer won the triple jump title at the Tennessee Challenge in Knoxville, Tenn. Simmers, of ACS fame, recorded her first legal-aided jump of the season, reaching 40 feet, 7 ¾… Read more »

Simmers ends career at NCAAs (Track)

Dartmouth College senior Malina Simmers of Anchorage fulfilled a dream by competing in the NCAA Championships, and although she didn’t qualify for the finals she did finish her college career as the best triple jumper in school history. She placed 40th with a jump of 11.99 meters (39-4 feet) on her second of three jumps… Read more »

Clarke, Blackburn win conference titles [Track]

A pair of Alaska athletes today claimed conference track and field championships, and more could be on the way. Reigning NCAA champion Jordan Clarke of Anchorage repeated as Pac-12 Conference champion in the shot put for Arizona State University. Clarke, of Bartlett High fame, won the event with a throw of 65 feet, 2 inches…. Read more »