Tag Archives: track

Blast From the past: Board makes girl’s track team a sport

Author: Unknown Published: April 22.1927 Girls’ track is to be a team sport, according to a decision made by the W.A.A. board at a meeting held Monday in the rooms of Miss Mary H. Fretts, president of the board. Individuals winning first, second, and third place will be awarded 20, 15 and 10 points respectively

Hot weather means hot starts for the track and field team

Track and field’s spring season has arrived this April. The weather is warmer for our track team to participate in the upcoming outdoor tournaments. The team has just come back from a successful Midwest indoor conference and now they are preparing for the Private College Championships on April 8 and Wisconsin Lutheran Invitational on April

Track at UW Oshkosh

This past weekend, Lawrence University’s Indoor Track team travelled to Oshkosh, Wisc. to compete in the University of Wisconsin- Oshkosh Titan Challenge before heading into the Midwest Conference meet this weekend. Throughout the field on both the men’s and women’s side, there were several stellar performances. Even a 13 year-old record of Lawrence’s was broken

Vikings of the Week: Wes Hetcher (Indoor Track)

Photo by Emei Thompson   This week I had the pleasure to talk with senior Wesley Hetcher. Hetcher is a senior pole vaulter on the indoor and outdoor track teams and played football for the Vikings this fall. At the Platteville Invitational, he vaulted 3.41m and over this weekend at the Stevens Point Invitational he

Track heads to Platteville

After almost two weeks of additional training, the Lawrence University Men’s and Women’s indoor track and field teams will be back in action on Saturday, Jan. 28 as they travel to the University of Wisconsin at Platteville. This will be a new location of competition for all current members of the team, replacing the meet

Track season begins; three Vikes nationally ranked

Lawrence’s Indoor Track team competed in a dual meet at UW-Oshkosh to open their indoor season. While there were many standout performances by Lawrence athletes, it was a tough meet to start the season. The women had some good runs. Sophomore Molly Doruska placed second in the 3,000 meter, with a time of 11:58.83. Senior

Track runs the loop of death

One evening you decide to go visit some friends. You head out of your dorm like you have hundreds of times before, only this time bundled up head to toe like you are headed on an Arctic expedition, all the while you are thinking “I wonder if security would believe I was scared of the