SPORTS NEWS

MN State Track: Blacklock in good company

By RICK SOLEM
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ST. PAUL - Ellen Blacklock unleashed the best throw of her career in earning a trip to the MSHSL Class AA Track and Field Championships last Friday.

The Winona High senior has now put herself among the best in the state. Her 135-foot, 10-inch mark – three feet further than her previous best - is the fourth best throw in the state.

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MN State track: Lancers' high hopes

By RICK SOLEM
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ST. PAUL - Taylor Gibson, Brielle Bierman and Katie Shepardson should have their sights set high heading into the MSHSL Track and Field Championships.

The La Crescent trio has some of the best times in the state heading into the Class A meet Friday and Saturday at Hamline University. The Class A meet begins at 3:30 p.m. Class AA begins at 9 a.m.

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D2 state track future looks bright

By RICK SOLEM
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The theme for the area’s girls in Division 2 Track And Field Championships could be “repeat offenders” or “defenders” in the case of Gale-Ettrick-Trempealeau High School’s Annalese Lamke.

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Pacers or Heat tonight? I can't decide

Column: RICK SOLEM
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Before the Indiana Pacers-Miami Heat series started, I said the Eastern Conference Finals would be won by the Pacers in six games.

I should have been right. The first game of this series should have been Indiana’s.

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Aquinas' Christianson wraps up a runner-up

By RICK SOLEM
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Michael Christianson wrapped up his high school career with quite a run.

Coming off a second-place finish in the Division 2 cross country championships, the Aquinas senior came through with a second-place finish in the 3,200-meter run at the WIAA Track and Field championships.

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