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

SOLON -- The final numbers are in.Solon High School girls track coach Brent Sands said that his team raised more than $8,200 in its fundraiser for Nora Sanderson, a local 2-year-old girl battling leukemia."Our goal was $7,500, so we feel pretty good about what we ...

Author: Jeff Hare, correspondent | May 6, 2013 | No comments

IOWA CITY — Track may be a team sport, but individual performances determine champions.Iowa City West, behind McKennan Cronbaugh’s four victories, took home the team title at the MVC Mississippi Division girls’ track and field meet Monday night at West.Cronbaugh won gold in the 100- ...

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

 DES MOINES -- For a few moments Saturday afternoon, Stephanie Jenks turned the Drake Relays into the Goodwill Games.Jenks raced to the girls' 1,500-meter championship, then invited a couple of her friends to accompany her on a victory-lap tour of Drake Stadium."I was trying to ...

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

 DES MOINES -- Surrender crossed Jasmine Staebler's mind, is only for a split-second."I thought about letting her have it," Staebler said in reference to the girls' 800-meter race Friday afternoon at the Drake Relays."But then I thought, 'No, I'm here. I'm going to go for it.' "She ...

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

DES MOINES -- Mind over matter?In the case of Stephanie Jenks, it's more like "body over mind.""My goal was to sit back and wait for my body to do what it felt like doing," Jenks said Thursday after winning the girls' 3,000-meter championship at the ...

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

The following is a form chart for girls events at the Drake Relays: SHOT PUT (8:30 a.m. Friday)State leader -- Alexa Hunt, Des Moines Roosevelt, 44-5. Drake record -- Paulette Mitchell, Council Bluffs Abraham Lincoln, 50-4 3/4, 1992. All-time Iowa best -- Paulette Mitchell, Council Bluffs ...

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

LISBON -- For 25 spring seasons, girls track athletes from Mount Vernon and Lisbon came together.They coined unique nicknames and they assembled quality teams. Sometimes, championship teams.A new day has dawned, though: Lisbon has claimed independence and is going solo.No more Zebras, T-Rexes, Mermaids or ...

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 | March 28, 2013 | No comments

 MOUNT VERNON -- Better now than later.The Cascade Cougars are defending state track champions. They're loaded for a repeat. And they're also a bit banged up.Sprinter Allison Gibbs hopes to join practice in mid-April; she suffered a broken leg during volleyball season. Distance ace Mariah ...

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