Myers with a silver throw

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DES MOINES — For the second year in a row, Mariah Myers earned a podium finish at the state track and field meet. This time, though, is was silver for the St. Edmond junior. Myers uncorked a throw of 39 feet to top her season best by over a foot on her first attempt of the championship ...

Richman earns runner-up showing in 3,000

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DES MOINES — Alyssa Richman ran just the kind of race she wanted to here Thursday at the opening day of the Class 2A state track and field meet. In end result was a silver medal in the 3,000-meter run for the Manson Northwest Webster junior. Richman shattered her previous best time by 13 ...

Schany nets two top-eight finishes

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DES MOINES — A year after securing three Top-10 finishes in her state debut, Emmetsburg sophomore Rachel Schany added two more medals to her resume on Thursday. Schany placed third in the long jump and was sixth in the 400-meter dash in Class 2A. She finished 14th in the prelims of the 200 ...

Daniel, Eckley compete on Blue Oval

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DES MOINES — For Noah Daniel and Dalton Eckley, Thursday’s state track and field meet was all about building towards the future. The Fort Dodge sophomore multi-sport athletes competed in a combined three events here inside Drake Stadium in Class 4A. Daniel clocked a personal record in the ...

Cherry places sixth for Lynx

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DES MOINES — Jaxon Cherry’s final time wearing a Webster City uniform started off strong here Thursday. Cherry, who has committed to Iowa Western to play football in the fall, finished sixth inside Drake Stadium in the Class 3A discus. He had a personal-record throw of 163-8, which came ...


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DES MOINES — St. Edmond head coaches CJ Tracy and Donn Larson have the same mindset heading into the start of the state track and field meet here inside Drake Stadium. The Gaels qualified 14 events combined between the two programs, including nine for Tracy and the girls. Class 1A hits ...