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Author: Jeff Linder | April 27, 2013 | No comments

DES MOINES -- He signed an autograph during his victory lap. He answered questions in an interview room generally designated only for the big shots here.Still, Josh Evans insisted, "I'm not that big of a deal."Think again, young man.Evans set a Drake Relays record and ...

Author: Jeff Linder | April 26, 2013 | No comments

DES MOINES -- Josh Evans suffered through a bout of insomnia in a Des Moines hotel Thursday night."I couldn't sleep," he said. "I kept thinking back to that (3,200-meter) race."That one got away. This one didn't.Evans closed with a 1:55.9 anchor and outkicked the pack ...

Author: Jeff Linder | April 25, 2013 | No comments

 DES MOINES -- Josh Evans gave his all."I gave 100 percent," Evans said. "But he gave 110 percent."Gilbert's Thomas Pollard outdueled Evans in a back-and-forth final lap of the boys' 3,200-meter run Thursday at the Drake Relays. Pollard passed Evans with about 150 meters to ...

Author: Jeff Linder | April 24, 2013 | No comments

The following is a form chart for boys events at the Drake Relays: SHOT PUT (3:30 p.m. Thursday)State leader -- Shaquille Wells, Urbandale, 55-11. Drake record -- Doug Lane, Cedar Rapids Jefferson, 67-2 1/4, 1968. All-time Iowa best -- Doug Lane, Cedar Rapids Jefferson, 70-11, 1968.Area ...

Author: Jeff Linder | April 24, 2013 | No comments

DES MOINES -- Cutoff for Drake Relays high school qualification was 11:59 p.m., April 18.The qualifiers can be found HERE.Here is a schedule for high school events, with the number of qualifiers for each:Up-to-date state rankings can be viewed at quikstatsiowa.com.THURSDAY, APRIL 253 p.m. -- ...

Author: Jeff Linder | April 16, 2013 | No comments

 CEDAR RAPIDS -- The shuttle hurdle relay is full of potential mishaps."There's 10 hurdles, four starts, four guys," said Linn-Mar's Mike Keiser. "It's definitely my favorite race."Linn-Mar moved into the state lead in Keiser's favorite race Tuesday night. Perrion Scott, Rhys Davis, Tristan Freese and ...

Author: Jeff Linder | April 9, 2013 | No comments

The Iowa High School Athletic Association and Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union have released state-qualifying assignments for track and field.Girls regionals and boys districts are May 9. The state meet is May 16-18 at Drake Stadium in Des Moines.State qualifiers with area teams:CLASS 4A ...

Author: Jeff Linder | April 5, 2013 | No comments

CEDAR RAPIDS -- Timauntay Jones has developed a new respect for distance runners.One in particular."(Josh Evans), he's on a different level from anybody I've ever run against," said the senior from Cedar Rapids Jefferson. "I've never run against a guy like that."A junior at Linn-Mar, ...

Author: Jeff Linder | March 29, 2013 | No comments

Area boys track teams to watch for 2013:CEDAR RAPIDS WASHINGTONCoach: Bill Pinckney2012 state finish: 4th in Class 4A, 39 points (19.5 return)Returning state placewinners: Nick Corbett, sr. (2nd, 400; 3rd, 1,600 medley relay; 4th, 800 relay; 6th, 1,600 relay); Mitch Bredeson, sr. (3rd, 1,600 medley ...

Author: Grant Burkhardt | March 18, 2013 | No comments

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