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Young claims Gold in Rio

Evan Pflugradt

September 12, 2016

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, 2015

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, 2015

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, 2015

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, 2015

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, 2015

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...

Track takes off in Nebraska

Sports Reporter

January 28, 2015

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, 2015

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, 2015

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 ...