Posts Tagged: Track and Field

Friday Flashback: Knudson was a 2-time All-American in 1990s

July 10, 2020

Anchorage’s Kaarin Knudson was a remarkable runner for the University of Oregon from 1994 to 1999 as she earned eight letters and competed eight times at the NCAA Championships. A two-time All-American in track and field, she was a seven-time NCAA qualifier for the Ducks and was a member of Oregon’s 1995 Pac-10 championship cross… Read more »

Merchant named AK Sports Hall of Fame’s Athlete of the Week

May 26, 2020

Even without the benefit of a high school track season, Anchorage’s Tristian Merchant managed to create a title-worthy performance. The ACS junior broke the nine-minute benchmark in the 3,200 meters at an unofficial time trail with friends. Merchant is believed to be just the fourth high school runner from Alaska to break the nine-minute mark,… Read more »

JDHS captain Maloney a leader on and off the track

May 20, 2020

Jaydon Maloney has been a leader on the Juneau Douglas High School track & field team through his dedication and determination.  The team captain was a standout mid-distance runner and was regarded for his determination, his leadership, and his amazing dedication to all things track & field, even fundraising!  He’ll his education and possibly his… Read more »

Attitude and effort leads to excellence for Su Valley’s Jolley

May 19, 2020

Su Valley High School’s Cy Jolley had a decorated career as a four-year varsity athlete in basketball, soccer, and track and field with the Rams. He was a dynamic talent in track and field. As a freshman he claimed the Region high jump title.  Cy would go on to win 8 regional championships in a… Read more »

Crimson Bear’s “Fearsome Threesome” shaped winning XC culture

Anna Iverson, Katie McKenna and Sadie Tuckwood form an outstanding senior running trio whose dedication to running and their team has shaped and inspired their Juneau Douglas Kalé teammates and coaches. Their cumulative years in cross country and track (22) have resulted in the girls winning the Alaska State Championship (2018), as well as… Read more »

West Valley’s Kramer to ski and run for hometown UAF

May 15, 2020

Kendall Kramer graduates from West Valley High School as one of the most accomplished high school cross country skiers in the history of the state.  And as a runner, the Wolfpack star won her third straight cross-country running state title and swept the 1,600 and 3,200 events in track and field.  In skiing, Kendall was… Read more »

Colony multi-sport standout Kenley to study at BYU

May 14, 2020

Abby Kenley was a three-year varsity player for the Colony High School basketball team.  As a senior she was named  All State, first team All Conference, and won the conference Good Sport Award.  She was also a member of the Knight’s varsity track team all four years, where she made it to State each year… Read more »

Seward multi-sport star Spanos to swim for Southwest Oregon

May 13, 2020

Connor Spanos excelled in multiple sports during his years at Seward High School.  He was captain of the Seahawks swim team and basketball team his senior year and would have been the captain of the track squad if the season hadn’t been canceled due to theCOVID-19 virus. Connor has been to State for swimming three… Read more »

Gardiner runs to title for Dimond

May 10, 2020

Dallin Gardiner of Dimond High School ran varsity all four years on the cross country team and placed fifth his senior year as the Lynx won their second straight state championship. On the track in 2019, Dallin placed 4th in the 3,200-meter run, 5th in the 1600 and was a member of the 4 x… Read more »

Sarah Robinson on way to BYU

May 9, 2020

Sarah Robinson of South Anchorage High School has accepted an offer to run track and field for Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah. Sarah excels in both volleyball and track. As an outside hitter she helped the Lady Wolverines win the 2019 state volleyball championship and was chosen as the MaxPreps SAHS player of the… Read more »