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4/5/, ISU Track and Field Set for Utah and Weber State Spring Classic Dodge Named U.S. Bank Bengal Athlete of the Week, Men's Track and Field. ÂŠ, University of Idaho College of Law . “As one of the largest employers in the state, Simplot has a great deliver lectures and meet informally with students to answer questions. My parents, Jack and Lynnette Dodge, are the ultimate, original mentors to me, both personally and professionally. The J.R. Simplot Company-sponsored event has become one of the nation's premier high school indoor track and field events since it was first held in
She never ran the steeplechase until she got the University of Colorado. She won the Utah cross country title as a sophomore and then as a senior had her third-place finish wiped away because an official disqualified her for rolling the waist band of her shorts. She was 28th at the Foot Locker finals.
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She was 11th in the mile at Arcadia in the spring of Her 1, best of 5: She had very strong credentials in high school and as a senior in was US 2 in the 1, 4: But, she also lost to eighth grader Nicole Blood at the Loucks Games.
In cross country, she was a one-person team and broke 12 course records, and was fourth in the Foot Locker finals. She was not on the national radar in high school. One of her best performances was a third place finish in the Sacramento city championship in the 1, 4: Amy Hastings 10,Leavenworth Leavenworth, Kan. A strong performer in Kansas, she won three state titles on the track and also won a cross country title.
At the end of her senior year she was eighth in the U. Before she was a big deal at Iowa State, she was a good runner in high school, but not outstanding. She was eighth in the Iowa cross country championships as a senior and set the Fort Dodge school record in the 3, in the spring of Born in Kenya and moved to the U.
Her Olympic dream began in at the age of 10 and race walking became her thing in high school. Shalane Flanagan marathonMarblehead Marblehead, Mass. Great genetics, impeccable running form, competitive drive, all of the traits that went into forging one of the greatest careers in U. She was a three-time state champ in cross country, She was second at the outdoor national meet in the mile 4: She was fifth in the California state finals of the 1, as a junior and fourth in the 3, as a senior Carmel Invitational and US 10 4: She was a three-time league champion in cross country.
Kara Goucher marathonEast Duluth, Minn.
She was a two-time Foot Locker finalist who was perpetually motivated in high school by her rivalry with fellow Minnesota great Carrie Tollefson. InTollefson beat Goucher by a second at the state cross country meet.
Goucher graduated in with four Minnesota state titles. Dawn Harper hurdlesEast St. She won the hurdles double three years at the Class 2A Championships in Illinois and had high school bests of She endured a tumultuous high school career, the victim of abuse and endured the death of her mother in an auto accident. Through it all, she was a fixture at Virginia's state championships, but she only won once, in the hurdles She was US 6 indoors in the 55 hurdles.
She overcame a rootless upbringing and a fractured home life with the help of track and field. As a senior inshe won the Iowa state championship in the hurdles in She also won the hurdles title as a sophomore. She is credited as a state record holder in the hurdles at She was an exceptional athlete in high school and became the first girl to dip under 40 seconds in the hurdles. She also ran Georganne Moline hurdlesThunderbird Phoenix, Ariz. She swept the hurdles events as a junior and senior at the Arizona state meet.
Her winning time in the hurdles as a senior in was the second-fastest in state history, A five-time outdoors state champion in the hurdles events in Virginia, she was also one of the top hurdlers nationally in the Class of She was US 3 in the hurdles Chaunte Lowe high jumpJ. She made a steady year-by-year progression in the high jump.Hannah Cunliffe 60M Dash, at Simplot Games 2012, Day One Prelim
She cleared as a freshman, as a sophomore, She won the California state title as a junior but lost to Sharon Day as a senior, in She won the outdoor national championship twice. She also had bests of Brigetta Barrett high jumpDuncanville Duncanville, Texas: She won the Texas state meet in the high jump with a clearance but had a best of US 2a bar she made twice as a senior.
She also cleared as a junior, for US 3. In three years since then she has added seven inches to her PR. She has been the high school record holder in the high jump for 19 years. She has a share, at least, of every class record. She cleared as a freshman, Jenn Suhr pole vaultFredonia Fredonia, N. She played a variety of sports -- golf, softball, basketball, soccer and track -- in high school.
She didn't start pole vaulting until she was out of college, in As a senior at Fredonia, she won the state title in the pentathlon. Becky Holliday pole vaultReed Sparks, Nev. A gymnast when she was younger, she took up pole vaulting in high school. She was fourth in the Nevada state meet as a junior, clearing As a senior inshe won the title with One of the nation's top vaulters as a senior inshe was US 3 with a best clearance of She won outdoor nationals, took gold at Pan Am Juniors, and was second at U.
Brittney Reese long jumpGulfport Gulfport, Miss. She won Mississippi state meet titles in the long jump, triple jump and high jump as a senior in She had bests of World champion in the long jump. Had a best of as a junior inprior to be displaced from her home by Hurricane Katrina.
She attended multiple schools before returning to graduate at Marion Abramson. PR'd by 17 inches to make the Olympic team. Talent finds its way to the light no matter where it is located, even on an Air Force base in Alaska. She was a basketball player and also a standout in track.
She won four straight Alaska titles in the long jump was the first girl in state history over 18 feet and had a best of her senior year in She also won three state titles in the Amanda Smock triple jumpMelrose Melrose, Minn. She dreamed of becoming an Olympian in gymnastics but found her talents in line with track and field. It was a year odyssey that took her from Melrose to London. She has been a top thrower all the way back to her high school days.
As a junior in she threw US 1 She didn't top her best mark as a senior, but still threw US 4 She was third at the state meet in Just like her father, she is the national high school record holder in the shot put.
As a senior inshe threw That was two weeks after she broke the record for the first time, at regionals. She also had US 5 in the discus. She also broke the indoor national record. As a freshman and sophomore she was US 5 both years.
As a junior, she threw US 1 Won indoor and outdoor shot put titles in Michigan as a senior inwith a best of US 12 That mark was No. She was second in both the shot put and discus in the Midwest Meet of Champions. She played basketball in addition to track in high school and at 6-feet-4 she attracted Division I attention for hoops.
She won California state titles in the shot put in and and was second in She added the discus crown as a senior, throwingwhich is No. Aretha Thurmond discusRenton Renton, Wash. She decided to play softball as a freshman but a P. If the coach won, she would go out for track and learn to throw the discus. Sure enough, the coach won. Thurmond took second at state as a freshman and won Washington state titles the next three years. As a senior in she broke the meet record with The Panthers crowned three state champions as Jessee Craig, Jimmy Seckman and Olie Olson successfully navigated their brackets to win titles for the Panthers.
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The wrestlers also saw their four-year run as regional champions come to an end. The early months of also saw the Powell High School basketball teams in the midst of the fray. The Panther girls returned to the state tournament, but found their stay in Casper extremely short-lived as back-to-back poor shooting performances saw the team finish and take an early exit. Still, that ending was preferrable to the fate that befell the Panther boys.
After tying for the best record in 3A West play, the Panthers appeared on the verge of a state tournament invitation when they took a point lead in an exceptionally low-scoring 3A West semifinal game against rival Cody. Just when everything appeared to be going right for the Panthers, things suddenly fell apart.
Powell re-gained the lead, but a devastating string of six missed free throws in the final 1: The following day, the shell-shocked Panthers fell behind Lyman by 18 points in a loser-out contest Powell fought all the way back to knot the game in the third quarter, only to watch as the Eagles pulled away again, ending a dream season shy of the state tournament.
Elsewhere in the winter months, members of Powell High School were turning heads in indoor track. A miss would have relegated him to runner-up status. Combined with his strong showing at the nationally acclaimed Simplot Games meet in Idaho earlier in the year, Sullivan wrapped up his indoor track career at PHS as its most decorated athlete ever.
Joining forces with Zach Thiel, Colby Gilmore and a Cody runner, the foursome shaved more than a second off the previous state indoor record in the 4x relay, but finished only as the state runners-up when another relay team at the state meet proved even faster. Desiree Murray and Drew MaGill also picked up state indoor medals for the Panthers while PHS head track and field coach Scott Smith was announced as a national coach of the year finalist.
Track was in the news for a wholly different reason as March rolled around. The artificial turf field and new all-weather track sprang into existence as went on.
Petersen opens 2011 with national title
The facility should make its official debut for the outdoor track season. The early months of saw the area endure a pair of coaching searches. Northwest College had 29 applicants express an interest in the head volleyball coaching position at the school.