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...
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.
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.
Read through our comprehensive preview for the True Team State Championships on May 19-20 to see what to look foward to!
Check out the race videos and interview from the True Team Section 4AA Meet at Fridley on May 11th!
Maple Grove senior Alex Miley was the 2016 MN Gatorade XC runner of the year after his 15th-place finish at NXN, and with his victory in the Hamline Elite 1600, his track season is in good shape too.
Southand senior Peter Torkelson has come a long way since some recklessness landed him in trouble in 7th grade, but he came out of that experience with a love for running that won't soon die.
Check out the race videos and interview from the True Team Section 7AAA Meet at Chanhassen on May 10th!
Woodbury senior Nathan Bursch is a hard-working football recruit for the Gophers, but he makes time to be one of Minnesota's top throwers too.
Check out the race videos and interview from the True Team Section 6AAA Meet at Mounds View on May 9th!
After two years of doing track mostly out of fun, Austin senior Amber Hansen didn't really start to realize her potential until last year. When she did, she turned herself into a record-breaking, college-bound thrower.
Vote below on who was the top girls individual performer in the state of Minnesota from last week's meets. Poll voting ends at Thursday at 9 PM.
Vote below on who was the top boys individual performer in the state of Minnesota from last week's meets. Poll voting ends at Thursday at 9 PM.
Mark Swann of Elk River is a All-State sprinter and a competitive chef who won't let his senior season be cut short by a pulled hamstring.
Saint Peter senior Katie Schilling started her track career as a distance runner, and has tried a wide range of events, but eventually found her home in the hurdles where she is an All State athlete.
Check out the race videos and interview from the Catholic Invitational at Saint Thomas Academy on May 5th!
Check out the race videos and interviews from the Mankato East Cougar Relays from May 4th!
Mankato West senior Erica Benson is a highly accomplished sprinter, hurdler, and high jumper, and she says that improving her work ethic each year is one of the main things that has helped her develop as an athlete.
Watch all the races from the Buffalo Bison Invitational on May 2nd!
Rochester Century senior Antonio Jusdon-Red Elk overcame a severe iron deficiency from last year to become one of this spring's top names to watch in the distance races.
Hunter Kjelshus and the rest of the Perham team have been unlucky when it comes to cancelled meets this spring, but that hasn't stopped this senior from feeling good and confident about how the season has gone.
Osseo High School's 800 record has stood for over 30 years, but current record holder Matt Ferry is eager to see it fall. The reason? He's the head coach of the athlete who plans to break it, senior Corey Moody.
Evan El-Halawani's name is pretty sweet, but his hurdling ability is even sweeter. The defending Class AA 300m hurdle champion, the Lakeville North senior's goals sound be ambitious to others, but not him.
Tyler Moore felt his calling for golf from an early age, but the absence of a golfing program in Little Falls for 6th graders turned his attention to running. Now six years later, it appears things turned out pretty well.
West Central Area's Ryley Nelson's valiant effort at last falls XC Championships didn't result with a win, but it did result with his favorite running memory. But the real question is, "How often does he shave?"
You ready for the all-encompassing preview for the Hamline Elite Meet?? Here it is!
Junior Carson Speicher didn't last a week in football in 5th grade, but he's lasted a strong six-plus years as a Perham XC runner, and has helped keep alive the Class A dominance Perham has seen since 2002.
Hopkins senior Bit Klecker comes from a legendary family of runners, and has drawn immense inspiration from their success to become a formidable athlete herself (plus a little inspiration from her hair).
Jack Korte of Henry Sibley has been running since 8th grade, but it wasn't his main sport until this year. And with an new focus, this thrift-shopping senior is off to a hot start, and primed to reach lofty goals.
Joe Romaine of Woodbury has seen a lot of success, but never meeting his own expectations for himself. But this year, with a new coach and new determination, he's feeling confident he will.