Posts Tagged: Track and Field

Roelle wins NAIA national championship for Eastern Oregon

March 11, 2014

One day after setting a school record on the track, Anchorage runner Hans Roelle of Eastern Oregon University won a national championship. The junior All-American used a blistering kick over the final 200 meters to pull away and win the men’s 1,000-meter at the NAIA Indoor Track and Field Championships in Geneva, Ohio. “I’m definitely… Read more »

DeLoach Soukup fifth in hurdles at IAAF World Indoors in Poland

March 8, 2014

The IAAF World Indoor Championships in Poland were the first real test in the 60-meter hurdles for Janay DeLoach Soukup of Fairbanks. She passed with flying colors. DeLoach Soukup advanced to the finals and placed fifth, missing out on a medal by .04 seconds. “Disappointed? Of course but I did better as a first time… Read more »

Dunbar wins mile heat at MPSF Championships in Seattle

March 2, 2014

University of Oregon track star Trevor Dunbar of Kodiak won one of two heat races in the indoor mile at the MPSF Championships in Seattle. The 22-year-old All-American finished in 4:04.59 – the second-fastest time among 25 NCAA runners in the two races. Dunbar, of Kodiak High fame, is a senior with the Ducks. He… Read more »

DeLoach Soukup qualifies for World Indoors in 60m hurdles

February 24, 2014

She’s already one of the top-ranked long jumpers in the world, but that’s not good enough for Janay DeLoach Soukup of Fairbanks. She wants to be a world-class hurdler too. The 28-year-old reached that goal yesterday in Albuquerque at the USA Track and Field Indoor Championships, where she finished second in the 60-meter hurdles to… Read more »

DeLoach Soukup wins hurdles at Millrose Games in New York

February 16, 2014

The Millrose Games is one of the country’s oldest indoor track and field meets, dating all the way back to 1908. Few athletes over the last century have won different events in consecutive years, but Janay DeLoach Soukup of Fairbanks is one of them. The 28-year-old clocked a PR in the 60-meter hurdles, sprinting to… Read more »

Dunbar back running again for Oregon, nabs second in return

February 1, 2014

The University of Oregon track and field team saw the past and the future collide in the present at the UW Invitational in Seattle. Running competitively for the Ducks for the first time in a year, senior star Trevor Dunbar of Kodiak faced off with teammate freshman phenom Edward Cheserek last night in the distance… Read more »

DeLoach wins Millrose Games long jump [Track]

February 17, 2013

Alaska’s Janay DeLoach is threatening to become the best women’s long jumper in the United States, if not the world. The former state champion out of Eielson High continued to beat the best of the best, this time topping No. 1-ranked Brittney Reese at the 106th edition of the Millrose Games in New York. “This… Read more »