While the top four qualify for sectionals, there were will be many Pierce County boys' prep track and field athletes heading to the WIAA Division 2 Bloomer Sectional Thursday as regional champions from Monday afternoon's meet at St. Croix Central.
Ellsworth's Abbey Ristow not only overcame a knee injury just to participate in track and field this spring, she overcame it to win the state title Saturday at the WIAA State Track and Field Meet at Veterans Memorial Stadium.
ST. PAUL — After finishing second in the 1,600-meter run at the Class A track and field championships, Cannon Falls freshman Emi Trost was asked if she did anything unique that morning to get ready for the race. She chuckled. “Does cleaning the dining room count?” Trost asked with a laugh. This article is featured in the June 15, 2011, edition.
ST. PAUL — The 2011 Class AA track and field championships was nothing like any of the previous state meets Bryant Blahnik had participated in and that’s why the result was nothing like the past either. This article is featured in the June 15, 2011, edition.
ST. PAUL — When his classmates would have been dreaming of draining the game-winning jumper or striking out the side in the bottom of the ninth, Luke Johnson was in his backyard throwing the discus around and dreaming of a different stage. This article is featured in the June 15, 2011, edition.
ST. PAUL -- Red Wing seniors Luke Johnson and Bryant Blahnik made the most of their final day as high school athletes. Johnson captured his first individual state title by winning the Class AA discus Saturday and Blahnik took third in the 1,600-meter run at Hamline University’s Klas Field.
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