Posts Tagged: Track and Field

Williams PRs in 100, Furlong’s 4×100 relay hits NAIA standard

April 14, 2021

Hailey Williams of Delta Junction ran the 100 meters faster than she ever has at the Tobacco Road Challenge & Combined Events Meet in Durham, North Carolina. The Duke University freshman sprinter clocked a time of 11.80 seconds to place fourth out of nine runners from Duke, North Carolina and North Carolina State. Williams beat… Read more »

Herron pops blistering 800 time in college, nears father’s record

April 11, 2021

For 35 years, nobody from Alaska has been able to touch Doug Herron in the 800 meters. His high school and college records are among our most celebrated track and field benchmarks, achieving icon status among runners from the state. In 1985, as a senior at Bartlett, he ran 1:49.2 to set an Alaska high… Read more »

Furlong hits NAIA B standard for indoor 400-meter run for DSU

February 6, 2021

Soldotna’s Brenner Furlong of the Dakota State University indoor track team ripped off a time of 49.91 seconds in the 400-meter run to hit the NAIA B standard. The junior sprinter placed fourth out of 17 men in the race at the Mount Marty Lancer Invitational in Yankton, South Dakota. Furlong, of Soldotna High fame,… Read more »

Delta sprinter Williams named Alaska Athlete of the Week

January 19, 2021

Delta Junction sprinter Hailey Williams shined in her debut for Duke University, earning her Alaska Athlete of the Week honors. Facing fellow Atlantic Coast Conference runners from Clemson and Georgia Tech, the Duke University freshman finished second in the 60-meter dash in her college debut. The Alaska sprinter clocked a time of 7.72 seconds as Duke swept the… Read more »

Williams lets loose in Duke debut to start indoor track season

January 9, 2021

Duke University freshman Hailey Williams of Delta Junction hit the track for the start of the indoor season at the Orange and Purple Elite meet in Clemson, South Carolina. Facing fellow Atlantic Coast Conference runners from Clemson and Georgia Tech, the Alaska sprinter finished second in the 60-meter dash and ninth in the 300 in… Read more »

Running stalwart Dunbar named Alaska Athlete of the Week

January 4, 2021

Kodiak’s Trevor Dunbar is the Alaska Athlete of the Week after being hired by the University of California Berkeley as a new assistant coach for cross country and distance running. The 29-year-old’s running career is the stuff of legends. His success ranges from seven-time prep champion to junior national champion to eight-time NCAA All-American to the professional… Read more »

Dunbar comes back to Pac-12, but this time with the Cal Bears

December 25, 2020

The running career of Kodiak’s Trevor Dunbar is the stuff of legends. His success ranges from seven-time prep champion to junior national champion to eight-time NCAA All-American to the professional ranks. Dunbar has added a new chapter: college coach. The 29-year-old was just hired by the University of California Berkeley as a new assistant coach… Read more »

Earl en route to mighty Big Ten after signing with Northwestern

November 30, 2020

Ava Earl of Girdwood has been one of Alaska’s best teenage runners over the last six years, collecting a bushel of medals from middle school and high school. She’s also a rising star as a singer songwriter, recording three albums and performing her own music at major festivals. “I write a lot of about running,”… Read more »

Ostrander looks to bring championship culture to SPU as coach

October 14, 2020

A winner at every level, Allie Ostrander of Kenai is changing lanes by going from world-class runner to volunteer coach. The 13-time NCAA All-American and Millrose Games winner looks to bring a championship culture to Seattle Pacific University. Ostrander last year moved to Seattle, where she works with the Brooks Running track club. She will… Read more »

Friday Flashback: DeLoach wins Olympic bronze medal in 2012

August 14, 2020

The greatest track and field athlete in Alaska history, Janay DeLoach of Fairbanks is one of the most successful long jumpers on the planet with four U.S. championships, a Worlds silver medal and an Olympic bronze medal. At the 2012 London Games, she nabbed the bronze on her fifth and final attempt by the slimmest… Read more »