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Soldotna's McCormick to run at UAA

...tradition of excellence and these two athletes should help us continue along that path."McCormick is a mid-distance specialist, finishing third in the state in the 800 meters at the Class 4A state meet in the spring. McCormick also was...
Ostrander, Voight win Run for Women

...has family in Sterling, returned to the course after missing the past few races because of school. The long-distance specialist said Run for Women is one of her favorite races. She first competed in the race 13 years ago. "I love coming...
Spalding wins 4 times at Skyview Invite

...compete with the best," remarked Skyview coach Rob Sparks after watching his sprinters' stellar showing. Skyview distance specialist Ivy O'Guinn won the 3,200 meters on Friday and placed second in the 800 despite battling stomach pains. O'Guinn...
Area track athletes chase state titles

...was a lot of excitement on Monday," he said. "The kids are really excited to be competing at that level." Distance specialist Ivy O'Guinn will look to defend her 800 title as well as add a couple more crowns to her collection. She will...
Back on track: Skyview's Farrington quickly recovers from car-crash injuries

...thing." As soon as the doctor authorized her to run, Farrington began training for the track season. A long-distance specialist, she runs the 1,600- and 3,200-meter races. Her favorite is the 3,200. Although her times are modest...
Thompson, Torres earn trips to Sydney

...100 with his best stroke, the freestyle. Wilkens faded badly and didn't even get a spot on the Olympic team. Distance specialist Erik Vendt of North Easton, Mass., came on for second in 4:13.89, while Wilkens was another two seconds...
With improved training regimen, Alaskan is looking at 2002

...Belmondo finished second and third, respectively. The pursuit race isn't Kemppel's specialty. She's more of a distance specialist, excelling at the 15-kilometer and 30-kilometer races that she won at last week's U.S. Nationals in McCall...
O'Guinn, Flanagan take 3 events: Kenai's Spalding triumphs 4 times

...the girls team title with 151 points. Skyview took second and Soldotna finished third. O'Guinn, Skyview's distance specialist, won the 3,200, 1,600 and 800. She also took third in the 400 in her first time competing in the event...


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