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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 »

Alaska runners, coaches excel at college regionals

Isaac Updike of Ketchikan nearly won another major title, but he settled for getting Eastern Oregon University to the national championships instead. Updike finished second at the Cascade Collegiate Conference Championships in Caldwell, Idaho, covering the 8-K race in 25:47. Last spring he won a national title in the steeplechase. The top 12 finishers earned… Read more »