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Running at the state meet was a new experience for Ponca junior Derrek Touney. But when he rounded the final turn in the Class C 800-meter run and saw Carter Thiele of Oakland-Craig surging past Ainsworth's Austin Harthoorn for the lead, it became just like any other race.

OMAHA -- The strength and stamina Colin Erickson has built while taking few days off since his freshman year were key in the Class D 800-meter run at the Nebraska state track and field championships at Burke Stadium on Saturday morning.

OMAHA -- He said he really wanted to win a pair of gold medals in the jumps, but Austin Hegge's repeat championship in the Class D 100-meter dash at the state track and field championships here Saturday had an added bonus -- the Wausa senior finished next to a rival runner who has become a f…

OMAHA -- One day after breaking the Class C state and meet record in the 300 low hurdles, Oakland-Craig senior Ashleigh Carr admitted she didn't think she could post a similar time again.

OMAHA -- For athletes at West Holt, the reward for winning a state championship is often as exciting as the championship itself -- their names hung on the fence that surrounds the Huskies' track in Atkinson.

OMAHA-- Giving it all at the end, Cameron Moes earned his fourth-career medal in the Class D 3,200-meter run at the state track and field championships at Burke Stadium here Friday.

OMAHA -- When sophomore Cortney Arkfeld took the baton from senior Jenna Heine for the final leg of the 4x800 relay to open the late session of Friday's Nebraska state track and field meet, Arkfeld guessed that Wynot was in "sixth or seventh" place.


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