SPORTS NEWS

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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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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Sawyer, Neal leave state on medal stand

By RICK SOLEM
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Central Sawyer Smith finished up his high school career with a pair of third-place finishes at the WIAA Division 1 track and field meet.

Smith, who is headed to the University of Wisconsin on a half-scholarship to become a decathlete, finished third in both the long jump and 400-meter dash.

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Logan relay state champs...again

By RICK SOLEM
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It’s hard to say what was more dramatic for the Logan High School girls 800-meter relay team.

They repeated as state champs. Probably a sigh of relief after they were were three-tenths of a second from not making the Division 1 WIAA State Track and Field finals after a 10th-place preliminary race.

If that wasn't nerve wracking enough, they were a blink of an eye 

Three-tenths of a second slower and they’re not in the finals. But they were a blink of an eye ... or less from winning the title.

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