Kristi Nixon

05/22/2018 - 10:30am
Finishing his career with a state title was beyond the imagination of West Fork’s Austin Larson. The senior hurdler ran the race of his career, busting both his personal record and the school record of 14.45 seconds to take the Class 1A 110-meter high hurdles. “That’s my PR by a lot, I mean, a lot,” Larson said. “I didn’t ever dream about it since my junior...
05/22/2018 - 10:27am
DES MOINES -- This year was the year for Lexi Jones. She went from a runner-up finish to a tie for third in her sophomore and junior seasons, respectively, in the Class 1A high jump. Her senior year, the title was all hers. "I can't even tell you how great this feels," Jones said. "It's a great feeling. Just the chance to go...
05/22/2018 - 10:24am
Alec Stahl made a statement both on the track and with a tattoo to remember his grandfather by. On his left shoulder bears an infinity sign in the shape of an antler and fish hook to remember the outdoorsman who had hip surgery last year, developed a blood clot and passed away at age 64. Stahl ran in the first of two sections of the race, still...
05/22/2018 - 10:20am
DES MOINES – Turns out, Patty Teggatz had an even longer wait than she thought between her Saturday races at the State Track & Field meet in Des Moines. The Hampton-Dumont senior ran to a ninth-place finish Saturday morning in the 800, running to second in the first of two sections of that race and just missing a medal. She thought she...
05/22/2018 - 10:16am
DES MOINES – Maybe it was inspiration from her teammates, maybe it was making up for her 3,000-meter run disappointment, whatever it was, Kenna Weaver of West Fork ran to a third-place finish in a personal-best time in the Class 1A 1,500 on Saturday, May 19. The West Fork junior had some trouble down the stretch in the heat of the 3,000 but...
05/18/2018 - 8:39am
DES MOINES -- Each year Hampton-Dumont's Patty Teggatz has run the 3,000 at the state track and field meet, she's moved up the rung in her placing. Her final run on Thursday, May 17, she placed 12th, her best finish among them. "This year ranked definitely ranked at the top of my list," said Teggatz, a four-time state track...
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