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State Boys' and Girls' Track and Field Meet Jun 8, 2012

June 7, 2012 Contact: Jody Redman or Howard W. Voigt / MSHSL FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE State Boys' and Girls' Track and Field Meet Champions returning to defend 24 individual titles, 11 relay titles Twenty-four individual event champions and representatives from 11 relay teams that won gold medals last year have qualified to defend those titles this Friday and Saturday, June 8 and 9, when high school athletes gather at Hamline University in St. Paul for the 2012 State Track and Field Meet.  Preliminaries in track events for both classes will be conducted on Friday. All of the 3,200-meter run events will be finals only on Friday, as will be some field events. Friday’s schedule begins at 9:00 a.m. with the Class AA competition. The Class A events are scheduled to begin at 3:30 p.m., but possibly may start later depending on the pace of the Class AA meet. The same schedule will be followed on Saturday.

Thunderhawks set for state meet Jun 6, 2012

The Grand Rapids Thunderhawk girls track and field team already has the big meet experience as they finished fourth in the Minnesota State True Team Championships. Now, several members of the Thunderhawks will look to place at the Minnesota State High School League’s Class AA Championships on Friday and Saturday at Hamline University in St. Paul. (via )

Moose Lake-Willow River's Cisar 2nd in 400 meters | Duluth News Tribune | Duluth, Minnesota Jun 10, 2012

  Moose Lake-Willow River’s Josh Cisar (right) hugs teammate Jake Disterhaupt after the 4x400-meter relay Saturday. (Photo by Andy King / For the News Tribune)   ST. PAUL — Josh Cisar isn’t used to losing. But if someone had told the Moose Lake-Willow River senior before his first season in track and field that he would be runner-up in the 400 meters at the Minnesota Class A high school state meet, he gladly would have accepted.  (via )  

CLASS 2A STATE TRACK: Warriors' Walters captures second in hurdles Jun 10, 2012

  Bill Johnson Brainerd's Jackson Walters (right) races in the 110-meter hurdles Saturday during the Class 2A state track and field meet at Hamline University in St. Paul.   ST. PAUL - Jackson Walters can be proud of the fact his only losses his junior and senior years were to one of the best 110-meter high hurdler in Minnesota history. (via )

Fridley-area Runners Compete at MN High School Track Meet Jun 10, 2012

Several athletes from three Fridley-area high schools—Fridley, Totino-Grace and Spring Lake Park (on a merged team with St. Anthony Village High School)—competed in the state high school track and field meet Friday and Saturday at Hamline University. Here are the results (via )

Park track & field: Alowonle wins four state championships, Wolfpack take second as team | South Washington County Bulletin | Cottage Grove, Minnesota Jun 10, 2012

Park senior R.J. Alowonle won four state championships at the 2012 Minnesota State Track and Field Meet, held Friday and Saturday at Hamline University in St. Paul, helping the Wolfpack finish in second place as a team. Park senior R.J. Alowonle went out with a bang. Alowonle, who will attend the University of North Carolina on a track scholarship next fall, won four state championships at the 2012 Minnesota State Track and Field Meet, held Friday and Saturday at Hamline University in St. Paul. The four state titles this year give Alowonle seven state championships overall.(via )

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