Mark Rice

Speaking With Speicher Mark Rice Apr 28, 2017

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.

Roaming With Joe Romaine Mark Rice Apr 26, 2017

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.

In Korte's Corner Mark Rice Apr 26, 2017

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.

Watch LIVE Friday: The Hamline Elite Meet Mark Rice Apr 25, 2017

This Friday, all of Minnesota's top performers will receive their one chance to compete against each other, regardless of class, qualifying standards, or make-or-break races. And it will be streamed live in Milesplit.

Getting Mark Rice Apr 25, 2017

Senior Syri Williams of Alexandria isn't joking around when it comes to meeting goals or leaving it all out (and even a bit more than that) on the track, but that doesn't stop her from laughing at all other times.

Winning With Ricardo Twinawe Mark Rice Apr 20, 2017

Senior Ricardo Twinawe is a triple jumper from Woodbury High School, so you know he must be good. And with a career best of nearly 45 feet, he has champion-sized goals both this year and beyond.

Kicking It With Christian Leonard Mark Rice Apr 17, 2017

Christian Leonard went from 8th-to-2nd in the last 200 meters when he qualified for State in the mile as a sophomore, and the Elk River senior still has a lot of kicking left to do.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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...

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. 

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.

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.

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 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.

Keeping Up With Keylan Jackson Mark Rice Apr 9, 2017

Keylan Jackson has been running since we was six, and winning national medals for nearly as long. Now, the St. Paul Johnson junior has a great opportunity to put his name in the record books.

A Quick Chat With Isaiah Nelson Mark Rice Apr 7, 2017

Isaiah Nelson of Hutchinson chose to follow in the footsteps of his birth father in becoming a triple jumper, and is aiming to make it back to State for the third time in that event.