Posts Tagged: Track and Field

Ostrander first to 3-peat as Mountain West Athlete of the Year

August 14, 2019

When it comes to the Mountain West Conference, there is Kenai’s Allie Ostrander and then there is everybody else. The former Boise State University track and field and cross-country running star became the conference’s first three-time winner of its Athlete of the Year award. Ostrander, of Kenai High fame, was named the MWC Female Athlete… Read more »

Ostrander 4th, Updike 8th in steeplechase at USA Championships

July 29, 2019

Kenai’s Allie Ostrander didn’t disappoint in her much-anticipated professional debut at the USA Track and Field Championships in De Moines, Iowa. The 22-year-old former Boise State University runner finished fourth out of 14 in the women’s 3,000-meter steeplechase. Ostrander, of Kenai High fame, turned pro this summer after winning her third NCAA national championship in… Read more »

Ostrander walks away with one final award as collegiate runner

July 23, 2019

Kenai’s Allie Ostrander picked up one last college honor on her way out of the door at Boise State University. With a degree in kinesiology in hand, the 3-time NCAA champion and 13-time All-American recently announced her intentions to forgo her senior season and turn her attention to the professional ranks. This week she earned… Read more »

Ostrander PRs in elite steeplechase race in Prefontaine Classic

June 30, 2019

Facing the stiffest challenge of her track and field career, Kenai’s Allie Ostrander delivered her greatest performance in the women’s 3,000-meter steeplechase. Racing the best brought out the best in the three-time NCAA steeplechase national champion from Boise State University as she took six seconds off her PR with a time of 9:31.44 in Stanford,… Read more »

Ostrander named Mountain West Athlete of the Year for 3rd time

June 20, 2019

Three is the magic number for Kenai’s Allie Ostrander. Two weeks after becoming the first women to win three consecutive NCAA championships in the 3,000-meter steeplechase, the redshirt junior at Boise State University became the first person to win the Mountain West Outdoor Track and Field Student-Athlete of the Year award in back-to-back-to-back years. This… Read more »

Williams PRs in 200 at Nationals, places 5th in girls elite final

June 16, 2019

Hailey Williams of Delta Junction clocked a personal-best time in the 200-meter dash on the biggest stage at the New Balance Nationals in Greensboro, North Carolina. Her time of 24.05 seconds was a full second faster than her time at the state championships three weeks ago when she won the Alaska D2 title in 25.06…. Read more »

Ostrander sizzles under Texas sun, wins 3rd NCAA steeple title

June 8, 2019

The scorching sun wasn’t the only thing to melt the track at the NCAA Championships. Kenai’s Allie Ostrander ran a blistering PR of 9:37.73 in 98-degree heat to make NCAA history by becoming the first woman to win three consecutive national championships in the 3,000-meter steeplechase. The Boise State University redshirt junior broke the Mike… Read more »

Like father, like son: Herron runs state’s fastest 800 since dad

June 6, 2019

Camron Herron of Fairbanks has chased his father’s 800-meter time for his entire life. The West Valley High track star nearly caught him at the Brian Young Invitational. Herron ran a winning time of 1:51.64 for the second-fastest 800 time ever by an Alaska high school runner and the 14th-fastest in the country this year…. Read more »

Ostrander parlays athletics and academics into supreme success

May 31, 2019

Kenai’s Allie Ostrander will take plenty of momentum into the upcoming NCAA Track and Field Championships. The Boise State redshirt junior was named the West Region Women’s Track Athlete of the Year by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association. It’s the fourth time she’s won such honor in her illustrious career…. Read more »

Ealum helps Liberty 4×400 relay team punch ticket to NCAAs

May 27, 2019

Anchorage’s Tanner Ealum has again made history at Liberty University. For the third time in the last month the junior sprinter helped the women’s 4×400-meter relay team set a school record, this time at the NCAA East Preliminary Round in Jacksonville, Florida. And this time it helped the squad punch its ticket to the big… Read more »