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Mulling Around With Lucas Mueller Mark Rice Apr 16, 2017

Lucas Mueller went from being hardly able to stand to finishing 8th at last fall's Class A XC Meet in a span of three weeks. And the Nova Classical Academy senior has a work ethic to match his toughness.

Owning With Owen Keiser Mark Rice Apr 15, 2017

Jordan junior Owen Keiser suffered an ill-timed stress fracture just before Sections last track season, killing his All-State dreams that year. But as he proved last fall in XC, he's back and stronger than ever.

Listening To Malachi Lossow Mark Rice Apr 15, 2017

Minneapolis South senior Malachi Lossow achieved All-State honors in both the 100 and the 200 last year, and he lists among the contributions to his success his four sprint coaches and a pink plastic fish.

On Record With Eric Rousemiller Mark Rice Apr 14, 2017

Eric Rousemiller is off to a great start this season as he already possesses a nearly-62 foot throw, but the Lakeville South senior also has received rave reviews for both his football skills and dancing ability.

Just Joshing With Josh Heiman Mark Rice Apr 14, 2017

Ely's Josh Heiman was a mere 8th-grader the first time he competed at State in the triple jump. Now a senior, the All-State football and track star is one of the premier jumpers in the state.

Looking Into Luke Heitman Mark Rice Apr 13, 2017

Hurdling was in Luke Heitman's blood, as his dad was the former school record holder at Borup High school (before they were Ada-Borup), which he aims to break this year. That, along with  winning State too...

A Visit With Vishe' Rabb Mark Rice Apr 13, 2017

Springfield senior Vishe Rabb isn't exactly the biggest fan of the 400 meter dash, but that didn't stop her from being the Class A runner-up in the 400 last spring.

Post Signing Day Rundown! MileSplit Staff Apr 12, 2017

It's been a busy day on the first day of the National Letter of Intent regular period, which signals a nearly four month period for graduating track and field athletes to sign with interested NCAA programs. 

Showing Off With Zach Scholten Mark Rice Apr 12, 2017

Hills-Beaver Creek senior and triple-sport star Zach Scholten is a rare breed of track athlete, as both an All-State jumper and successful thrower. He aims for his third State appearance for high jump in 2017.

Jaunting With Jeremy Gilbertson Mark Rice Apr 12, 2017

Few of Minnesota's top runners have come as far as Wayzata senior Jeremy Gilbertson, who was a thrower in middle school before joining the distance team to get in shape for hockey. 

See What's Up With Tate Sweeney Mark Rice Apr 11, 2017

Senior Tate Sweeney, yet another superb talent from Edina High School, is the 2016 Class AA runner up in the 800 meters and made history with her 4x800 teammates last year as well.

A Walk With Matt Wilkinson Mark Rice Apr 11, 2017

Matt Wilkinson started his cross country career as a freshman by accidentally doing a hill workout with Minnestonka's Varsity squad, but everything ended up working out just fine for the now-All-State senior.

A Q&A With Katie Eidem Mark Rice Apr 10, 2017

Rochester Century senior Katie Eidem can both jump and run with the best in the State, but if her seven-inch improvement in the high jump last year was any indication, she might just be scratching the surface.

Flying With Anthony Fleischfresser Mark Rice Apr 10, 2017

Reigning Class AA high jump champion Anthony Fleischfresser, a senior from Spring Lake Park, has his eyes set on the oldest record in the book this spring, and he might just be determined enough to do it.