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Young claims Gold in Rio

Evan Pflugradt

September 12

Filed under News, Sports, Track And Field

Deja Young is a Paralympic champion, claiming Gold in the T47 100-meter race in the Paralympics, Sunday afternoon. Young edged out competitors in stride with a time of 12.15 seconds.  Alicja Fiodorow of Poland finished as Young’s...

Cross country surpasses school record at Chile Pepper Festival

Evan Pflugradt

October 5

Filed under Sports, Track And Field

Redshirt junior Brady Johnson broke Wichita State’s 8K school record over the weekend in the Chile Pepper Festival. Johnson’s time of 23:54.16 surpassed the 23-year-old record held by All-American Mornay Annandale. ...

Track team gives up selfies for a cause

John Smith

September 10

Filed under Sports, Track And Field

Admit it: Most students make time in their day for a selfie now and then.It’s almost a subconscious thing that is as much a part of our society nowadays as watching the Super Bowl. However, imagine that all selfies were off l...

Track and field, cross country welcomes top 25 newcomers

Sports Reporter

August 23

Filed under Sports, Track And Field

As the season slowly rolls to a start, these are the newest athletes to keep an eye out for.Some of these new members, who have been chosen to compete on the cross country team, will have their first chance to compete with WSU st...

Shocker track makes noise at K-State

Sports Reporter

February 25

Filed under Sports, Track And Field

Wichita State men’s and women’s track teams both walked away with six titles over the weekend at Kansas State University’s Ahearn Fieldhouse indoor Track Open.Last weekend was a big win for the team right before Confere...

Track team takes second

Sports Reporter

February 2

Filed under Sports, Track And Field

The Wichita State Track team traveled to Cedar Falls, Iowa, for the Jack Jennett Invitational and Panther Quad track meet this weekend. Overall, both the WSU men’s and women’s teams took second against Indiana State but p...