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Track and field: Palmer Ridge boys' track eyes jump into 4A elite

Sports: Gazette Preps : Cross County/ Track & Field Updated: 16 hr ago

Last May at Jeffco Stadium in Lakewood, Josh Trahan watched Vista Ridge, a school just opened in 2008, win the school's first state title of any kind by claiming the 4A boys' track and field championship. Trahan runs the track and field program at Palmer Ridge, which also opened its doors that...

Track and field: Fountain-Fort Carson's O'Quinn flashes speed by qualifying for 100, 200 in 1st try

Sports: Gazette Preps : Cross County/ Track & Field Published: Sat, Apr 19, 2014

Sitting on the infield in her orange-rimmed sunglasses, with her head nestled against her propped-up knees, Rajon O'Quinn certainly wasn't ...

Gazette Peak Performer of the week, Colt Sessions, Cheyenne Mountain track and field

Sports: Gazette Preps : Cross County/ Track & Field Updated: Mon, Apr 14, 2014

Colt Sessions was in a celebratory mood after the Mullen Runner's Roost Invitational, and who could blame him? The Cheyenne Mountain senior ...

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  • Blog: Coronado siblings overcome illness to win at invite

    Coronado senior Bailey Roth has caught one virus after another since cross country season, and it doesn’t appear to be slowing down. When he ran at the Palmer Terror Invite, it was apparent his most recent illness was wearing him down as the meet went on.  At one point, he gave up a big lead to lose in the final steps of the 800-meter...

  • Track and field: Fountain-Fort Carson gets senior kick in sprints

    After two ho-hum seasons in 2013, sprinters Octavia McFadden and Jaysean Skrine are hoping to push Fountain-Fort Carson to the next plateau. On a rainy, overcast Saturday, they helped the Trojans dominate the sprinting events at the Palmer Terror Invite. Mirroring one another - McFadden in the girls' events and Skrine in the boys' - the...

  • Blog: Snow storm nearly cancels Scorpion Invitational

    OK, so probably not the best way to spend a last day of spring break. Especially for Falcon School District 49 rivals Sand Creek and Vista Ridge. With shovels in hands, track and field athletes from both schools worked through the morning and early afternoon, playing the part of grounds crew. By 2 p.m., the stadium at Vista Ridge and adjacent...

  • Sered twins double dose for Pine Creek track

    After closer study, you still probably couldn't tell Pine Creek's fastest identical twins Gabby and Katie Sered apart. Dripping to the brim with the same frenetic bubbliness, they have the same golden-blonde hair, the same speech patterns, the same 4.6 GPA, many of the same friends and run in the same events with just about the same...

  • This week's Peak Performer: Mariah Walker, Sand Creek

    Mariah Walker already appears to be in midseason form, despite what the calendar says. That's because the Sand Creek thrower started her senior track and field season long before the high school outdoor season officially commenced earlier this month. "It's almost like the middle of the year for her since she starts competing at college...

  • Boys' track and field: Long jumpers endure the cold elements in a long day at Centennial Invitational

    PUEBLO - Sharp winds out of the north certainly had gotten to Mesa Ridge long jumper Kahlil James. After his final attempt late Saturday afternoon at the Centennial Invitational at Dutch Clark Stadium, the junior scooted to find his sweats, quickly put them back on and shivered on the metal bleachers while waiting to watch his team's entry in...

  • Girls' track and field: At Harrison, longtime friends build one of 4A's best girls' sprint relay teams

    PUEBLO - Three years ago, when she joined the track and field team at Harrison, Alyssa Evans joined forces with friends De'Ajiah Paulk and Jalynn Guy in hopes of starting something big. Now seniors, the trio has transformed a team from also-rans into state contenders in the sprint relays. On Saturday at the Centennial Invitational at Dutch...

  • Boys' track and field preview: Success can carry over to different sports

    Months back, junior running backs Isaah Duvall and Austin Micci ran for more than 1,200 yards apiece and helped lead Coronado to a state title in football. This spring, track coach Jeremy Kane wants them to take off the pads and helmet, and compete at a high level again. "That kind of success carries over for sure. And we'd love if that...

  • Girls' track capsules

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