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Blackburn picks up discus, javelin victories in Germany

Former U.S. Air Force Academy track and field standout Paige Blackburn of Soldotna posted two individual victories at the Headquarters Allied Air Command Championships in Germany. Her two victories helped the Air Force alumni women compile 61 points to claim the team title over Poland, Germany, the United Kingdom, the Netherlands and Belgium. Blackburn, of… Read more »

Blackburn exceeds Olympic qualifying standard in discus

Soldotna’s Paige Blackburn exceeded the Olympic qualifying standard in the discus with the farthest throw of the day in Los Angeles, California. She competed at the Power Conference Cardinal & Gold Challenge hosted by the University of Southern California. Blackburn, of Soldotna High fame, threw the discus 200 feet, 8 inches – or 61.16 meters…. Read more »

Blackburn does javelin, shot at Nationals [Track]

Soldotna’s Paige Blackburn proved she’s still got it in the discus. The former Air Force Academy standout who won the Mountain West Conference title a year ago competed this week at the USA Track and Field Outdoor Championships in Des Moines, Iowa. She competed in both the javelin and shot put. Blackburn, of Soldotna High… Read more »

Blackburn All-Academic for third time [Track]

Recent Air Force Academy graduate Paige Blackburn of Soldotna has been named to the U.S. Track and Field All-Academic Team for a third time, the school announced today. The reigning Mountain West champion in the javelin completed her four-year career with a 3.50 GPA in civil engineering.

Blackburn going to U23 Champs in Mexico [Track]

When Alaska’s Paige Blackburn goes to Mexico next month it won’t be for the sun and sand. It’ll be to represent Team USA The recent Air Force Academy graduate was selected to represent the United States at the North America, Central America and Caribbean [NACAC] Under-23 Championships in Guanajuato. Blackburn, of Soldotna High fame, enjoyed… 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 »

Blackburn just misses MWC discus title [Track]

Air Force Academy’s Paige Blackburn of Soldotna didn’t win the discus title at the Mountain West Track and Field Championships today in Colorado. But she improved last year’s result, and that’s saying something. Blackburn, a senior, won a silver medal in the discus with a throw of 163-1, three feet farther than her fourth-place mark… Read more »

Blackburn racks up two more wins [Track]

Soldotna’s Paige Blackburn swept the women’s javelin and discus events at today’s Front Range Classic at the United States Air Force Academy in Colorado. The super senior was part of the Air Force sweep of the top 4 spots in the javelin, winning with a throw of 149 feet, 8 inches. She also won the… Read more »