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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 »

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 »