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Track takes off in Nebraska

Sports Reporter

January 28

Filed under Sports, Track And Field

The No. 13 men’s and No. 16 women’s Wichita State track and field teams competed in Lincoln, Neb., last weekend at the 2015 Nebraska Wesleyan Invitational and the Mark Colligan Memorial Indoor Track and Field meets.Against...

Wichita Shocker Track Club could use more sponsors

Sports Reporter

January 21

Filed under Opinion, Sports, Track And Field

The Elite and Developmental teams of the Shocker Track Club have entered their third season and are still looking for sponsors. Because the club is a nonprofit organization, both teams would benefit greatly from community support, i...

Track team starts strong out of the gate

Sports Reporter

January 21

Filed under Sports, Track And Field

The men’s and women’s track Teams are gearing up for the Spring season once again coming out of winter Break.While most Division I track teams do not hold practice over winter Break, coaches still give their players workouts ...

Shockers run strong in Emporia

Staff Reporter

September 30

Filed under Track And Field

Over the weekend the men and women’s cross country teams traveled to Emporia to partake in the ESU Invitational at the Jones Youth Recreation Park.Freshmen talents Brandon Lewis and Austin Sturdy both set new personal records for t...

Track team preps for long season

Staff Reporter

September 9

Filed under Track And Field

There’s no rest for the Wichita State track team.Last Friday, the WSU Track and Field team had one of their preseason conditioning practices from 6 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.It was the first morning practice of the season. However, the ...

Senior track and field athletes run final home indoor events

Editor-in-Chief

February 4

Filed under Track And Field

When Tanya Friesen visited Wichita State prior to her freshman year, WSU track and field coach Steve Rainbolt brought up the idea of having her compete in the pentathlon. At first, she wasn’t overly thrilled with the idea. “...

Tuliamuk hopes to end career as a champion

Editor-in-Chief

November 15

Filed under Track And Field

Aliphine Tuliamuk did something that she hasn’t done since the start of the cross-country season.  She took a day off.  “I feel guilty a lot when I don’t run, but sometimes you just have to push those thoughts away and t...

WSU’s track team is a hidden gem

Staff Reporter

July 11

Filed under Opinion, Track And Field

After the Wichita State men’s basketball team fell in the first round of the NCAA Tournament, WSU fans quickly shifted focus to next season. This is a reoccurring theme—only showing love for the men’s basketball team, purchasi...

Track and field star Tuliamuk leads numerous Shockers to All-America status at Nationals

Sports Editor

June 13

Filed under Track And Field

The Wichita State track and field team ended its season this past week at the NCAA Division I Outdoor Track and Field Championships at Drake Stadium.  The Shockers sent eight athletes to the meet and were led by junior Aliphine T...