track and field
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|Super senior: WWU track and field star's 8-year college career||
If Amanda Short was told in 2014 she would still be competing in college athletics eight years after graduating from high school, she said she would have just laughed, nodded or cried.
Short, originally from Lebanon, Oregon, is a senior javelin thrower on the Western Washington…
|Kelso grad Katie Reichert plans to ‘enjoy the experience’ competing at the U.S. Olympic Trials||
Katie Reichert is a month removed from earning bachelor’s degrees in communications studies and graphic design from Western Washington University, but she isn’t polishing her cover letter and resume for potential employers just yet; she already has a post-graduation internship lined up with…
|Bellingham's Chamberlin one of the nation’s best in discus||
Tucked away behind Sehome High School, Bellingham senior Jakob Chamberlin stood in the Mariners’ discus circle preparing to make his final set of throws during a midweek practice.
Unavailable facilities led Chamberlin and the rest of Bellingham’s throwers to Sehome High, where Red Raiders…
|WWU to induct four into Athletic Hall of Fame on May 14||
Western Washington University will honor four former student-athletes by inducting them into the WWU Athletics Hall of Fame at 1 p.m. Saturday, May 14, in the Concert Hall of the Performing Arts Center.
|Olympic grad Lutz breaking out, eyeing All-American status at Western Washington||
If Matt Lutz's performance in the 3,000-meter steeplechase at the Mt. Sac Relays last month is any indication, the Western Washington University senior and Olympic High graduate is just hitting his stride in time for the NCAA Division II National Outdoor Championships.
|WWU’s Milbrandt selected as GNAC Athlete of the Week||
Western Washington University senior Travis Milbrandt has been named the Great Northwest Athletic Conference Male Track Athlete of the Week for April 18-24. Milbrandt (Longview, WA/Mark Morris) bettered his own school and Great Northwest Athletic Conference record in the 110m Hurdles at Saturday…
|WWU alum Crouch second-fastest U.S. woman in Boston Marathon||
Former Western Washington University cross country and track and field standout Sarah Crouch (formerly Porter) was the 11th female to cross the finish line on Monday, April 18, at the 2016 Boston Marathon.
Crouch, who now calls Blowing Rock, N.C., home, completed the historic 26.2-mile…
|Boston Marathon: Early encounter with rooster keeps Sarah Crouch on the run||
Every distance runner has a story about what prompted them to take to the road, track or trail for the first time.
|Three Vikings named GNAC Athletes of the Week||
Western Washington University student athletes Kali Patterson (Softball), Bethany Drake (Track & Field – Javelin) and Alex Donigian (Track & Field – 100m) have been selected as Great Northwest Athletic Conference Athletes of the Week in their respective sports for the period of March 28-…
|Three Vikings Named GNAC Players of the Week||
Western Washington first baseman Emily Benson (So., West Richland, WA/Kamiakin) made the most of the extra games last week.
Making up three rained out games from earlier in the season, the Vikings’ softball team played seven games, with Benson taking full advantage of the extra at-bats.…