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Brynnan - An Interview Mark Rice May 25, 2017

Perham senior Brynnan Covington helped lead the Perham girls to their first XC Championship in 2015, and in 2016 finished 3rd at State. And as her high school career winds down, she's leaving nothing behind...

Fly High Aliyah! - An Interview Mark Rice May 24, 2017

Mankato West junior Aliyah Dawkins helps form one of Minnesota's best high jumping duos together with Erica Benson, and adds a mean long jump and solid hurdling ability to the mix as well.

No Qualms About Quam - An Interview Mark Rice May 23, 2017

Mara Quam is wrapping up a legendary athletic career at Kenyon-Wanamingo, including All-State honors in each of her three sports. Another State Championship would be a fitting way to end it.

Sydney McLaughlin: Prodigy Bryan Deibel May 17, 2017

When Sydney McLaughlin made the Olympics for Team USA as a sixteen-year-old last summer, she became the youngest track and field athlete to do so in more than 40 years.

Dear Younger Me: Lauren Fleshman May 17, 2017

Stanford graduate Lauren Fleshman, a World Championship XC medalist, co-founder of Picky Bars, and former professional runner for Oiselle, writes a letter to her younger self.

IceBerg - An Interview Bill Peyton May 16, 2017

Isaac Berg of Bemidji has gone to State for cross county three times, peaking last fall with a 9th place finish in 16:11 for Class AA.  He also ran in the 4x800 relay in the 2016 State Track & Field Championships.

West Of Triton - An Interview Bill Peyton May 15, 2017

Courtney West is a junior at Triton High School.  She was a school record-breaking All-Conference runner last year in the 1600 and 3200 meter runs, and has improved in 2017 in those events to 5:10 and 11:13.