Tri Cities Herald Track 2007 Wrap up

Field event specialists earn All-Area top honors

Keefe Brockman hadn't slept well for a few weeks as the Hanford senior prepared for the most important -- and hectic -- time of his life.

Mid-Columbians to compete at Washington vs. Oregon meet

State champions Keefe Brockman of Hanford (3A boys high jump) and Aaron Mettler of Walla Walla (4A boys javelin) are among the confirmed competitors for Saturday's seventh annual Washington vs. Oregon Meet of Champions track and field meet in Seattle.

Mid-Columbia honor roll


Mead senior doesn't coddle her rivals in 800

Two years ago, Nikki Codd almost gave up track to twirl flags in the Mead color guard.

Holy Names hurdler makes history

Devin Brooks didn't appear too excited about making history Saturday morning at Edgar Brown Stadium.

Ki-Be's Leavitt wins 100, 200

TACOMA -- You'd think Kiona-Benton's Whitney Leavitt would be accustomed to the pressure of competing at the state meet by now.

High jumpers shine at state

A pair of Richland high jumpers made a clean sweep of the boys state titles Saturday at Star Track XXV at Edgar Brown Stadium.

Wa-Hi's Mettler spears javelin title

Coming into the season, Aaron Mettler admits he felt a lot of pressure.

Hanford's Brockman wins high jump title

If Keefe Brockman has his choice, he'd rather high jump first at a meet.

Area throwers capture 3 titles

TACOMA -- Courtney Kirkwood and Coriann Wood expected to win throwing event titles at the state 1A-2A track and field meet at Mount Tahoma High on Friday.

Gig Harbor jumper overcomes much to claim crown

Toney Henderson says he wants nothing to do with the father who beat him as a child, then went to the store one day and never returned home.

Right time, right place

Elise Jepsen picked a perfect time to find her groove this spring.

Hutchinson caps trying week with shot title

Prime seats were hard to come by Friday at the 4A state track and field championships, but Ashley Hutchin-son said she's certain her mother had the best seat in the house.

Squalicum vaulter finds success at last at Edgar Brown

Sam Sampson had a very good reason to hate Edgar Brown Stadium.

Kamiakin's Jepsen warms up to being high jump champ

Elise Jepsen wasn't bothered by the warm temperatures at Edgar Brown Stadium on Friday.

This one's for Julie: Mead senior carries memories of mother to Star Track

Track and field fans will have their personal favorites to cheer for today as the Star Track XXV 4A-3A state track and field championships get under way at Edgar Brown Stadium in Pasco.

Preview: Prosser boys on fast track behind Wandling

Cade Wandling's progression as a trackster parallels that of the Prosser boys