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Author: Jeff Linder | April 15, 2014 | No comments

MARION -- Neither the conditions nor the competition lent themselves to an extraordinary performance.Stephanie Jenks acted alone.Jenks blazed to the second-fastest 3,000-meter effort by an Iowa high school girl, lapping the entire field and finishing in 9 minutes, 35.69 seconds Tuesday at the Lion Relays at ...

Author: Jeff Linder | April 5, 2014 | No comments

 CEDAR RAPIDS -- You hear "Blue Oval" in track and field circles, you automatically think "Drake Relays."You might want to think something else.Think Jasmine.Sophomore Jasmine Blue won four events, keying Cedar Rapids Jefferson to three meet relay records at the 14-team J-Hawk Relays on a cool ...

Author: Jeff Linder | March 21, 2014 | No comments

 Individuals to watch in girls track and field this season, with last year's results at the state meet:JASMINE BLUE, soph., Cedar Rapids Jefferson -- Class 4A champion in 800 relay, 3rd in sprint medley relay and 1,600 relay.TAYLOR BURKE, jr., North Linn -- Class 1A ...

Author: Jeff Linder | December 14, 2013 | No comments

SAN DIEGO -- Stephanie Jenks, a sophomore at Linn-Mar High School, placed ninth at the Foot Locker National Cross Country Championships on Saturday.Jenks finished the 5,000-meter course in 17 minutes, 43 seconds. Tessa Barrett of Waverly, Md., was the winner in 17:16. Rebekah Topham of Griswold ...

Author: Jeff Linder | September 12, 2013 | No comments

LONDON -- Linn-Mar High School sophomore Stephanie Jenks was 47th at the Junior World Triathlon Championships women's race Thursday morning.Jenks, a former state cross country champion (she is not out this fall) and a two-time state track champion, was timed in 1 hour, 2 minutes, ...

Author: Jeff Linder | August 19, 2013 | No comments

MARION -- Stephanie Jenks apparently will not attempt to defend her state cross country championship.Linn-Mar athletics director Scott Mahmens confirmed Monday night that the talented sophomore will not participate in cross country this fall.She will compete in swimming for Linn-Mar, and will continue to train as ...

Author: Jeff Linder | June 20, 2013 | No comments

Linn-Mar distance aces Josh Evans and Stephanie Jenks have been named Gatorade track athletes of the year for Iowa.Evans, a junior, was a state champion Class 4A in the 3,200-meter run anchored the winning 1,600-meter medley relay. He was second in the 1,600, third in ...

Author: Jeff Linder | May 18, 2013 | No comments

(RESULTS)DES MOINES -- Rachel Broghammer crossed the finish line for the final time as a high school athlete and turned toward Taylor Jacobson.Then came the tears.Not of disappointment, but of accomplishment and pride."I'm just so happy," Broghammer said. "Think back to where we were four ...

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

(RESULTS)DES MOINES -- Stephanie Jenks enjoyed her 3,000-meter experience at the Drake Relays so much, she provided a sequel.A freshman at Linn-Mar, Jenks tracked Pleasant Valley's Mackenzie Yanek for the majority of the race before pulling ahead and pulling away at the end.Jenks was timed ...

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

MARION -- "Hot stuff" in middle school. Humbled as a freshman.Now, Perrion Scott has it together. And he and his sprinting buddies give the Linn-Mar Lions an added dimension that might push the them over the top.Scott has a hand in four titles as the ...

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