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Drake Relays Disappointment

One of the most disappointing days of my life was when I was kicked out of the Drake Relays. If you’re not sure what the  676 more words


Solon's Ham ends career with another strong state meet showing

As the muscles in his quadriceps tightened and the pain began to sear, there was a moment Saturday when the question popped into Connor Ham’s head. 919 more words


Plock ends career as one of state's best 400 hurdlers

The conclusion to Sarah Plock’s brilliant high school hurdling career played out exactly the way the City High senior imagined, with a state title in front of thousands of fans at Des Moines’s Drake Stadium. 684 more words


City High's Sarah Plock champion in 400 hurdles again

After a four-year hurdling career, City High senior Sarah Plock knows anything can happen.

For the final half of her prep career Plock has done just one thing in the 400 hurdles — win. 560 more words


Gunnells caps career with second 3A shot put title

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Throwing with an injured pectoral muscle, Shelby Gunnells gutted her way to a runner-up finish in the discus on Thursday without so much as a wince or a grimace. 612 more words


Regina's Kammerer wins first state title in 3,000 meters

DES MOINES, Ia. – Adriana Kammerer came to Drake Stadium on Thursday intent on claiming a state track title.

But the Regina senior had a moment during the final lap of the Class 2A 3,000 meters when she thought the opportunity had slipped away. 558 more words


State girls' track: Event-by-event breakdown

Rebekah Topham and Jasmine Staebler have sweeps on their minds.

Topham, a Griswold senior, looks to finish her career at the state girls’ track meet by winning a fourth title in the 800 and 1,500 meters. 2,026 more words