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Three Alaskans earn college track All-American honors

Alaskans Hans Roelle and Jani Lane of Anchorage and Lucas Updike of Ketchikan each turned in All-American performances at two separate national track and field championships this weekend. In Alabama, Hans Roelle of Eastern Oregon University doubled down on national titles by winning the men’s 800-meter race at the NAIA Championships, his second national title… Read more »

Alaskans hit NAIA standard times for Eastern Oregon

Alaskans Lucas Updike and Hans Roelle of the Eastern Oregon track and field team each hit NAIA ‘A’ national qualifying standard marks at the different meets in Oregon. That means both guys are headed to the national championships. Updike, of Ketchikan High fame, was the first to punch his ticket after his strong performance at… 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 »