Posts Tagged ‘Dubuque Wahlert’

Mount Vernon-Lisbon creeps closer in 3A

May 22, 2009
Mount Vernon-Lisbon distance medley relay members celebrate their Class 3A title Friday at Drake Stadium. (Photo by Brian Ray)

Mount Vernon-Lisbon distance medley relay members celebrate their Class 3A title Friday at Drake Stadium. (Photo by Brian Ray)

DES MOINES — It’s still a deficit. But it seems a little more manageable.

Mount Vernon-Lisbon won the distance medley relay, finished second in two events and crept closer to Dubuque Wahlert in the Class 3A girls’ standings at the state track meet Friday at Drake Stadium.

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Lonning: A calm, composed champion

May 21, 2009
Moran Lonning of Decorah races to victory in the Class 3A girls' 3,000-meter run Thursday at Drake Stadium in Des Moines. (Photo by Brian Ray)

Moran Lonning of Decorah races to victory in the Class 3A girls' 3,000-meter run Thursday at Drake Stadium in Des Moines. (Photo by Brian Ray)

DES MOINES — It was impossible to stay cool.

But when the typical early-race energy rush captivated many of her competitors, Moran Lonning did remain calm and collected.

Lonning worked her way through the field, then won the girls’ Class 3A 3,000-meter run convincingly at the state track meet Thursday at Drake Stadium.

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Mount Vernon-Lisbon positions itself nicely

May 15, 2009

 

Marion's Kelsey Labs sprints to victory in the 100-meter dash at Friday's Class 3A state-qualification track meet at Thomas Park Field. Labs also won both hurdles races (Photo by Chris Macklin)

Marion's Kelsey Labs sprints to victory in the 100-meter dash at Friday's Class 3A state-qualification track meet at Thomas Park Field. Labs also won both hurdles races (Photo by Chris Macklin)

MARION — They didn’t win this meet.

But the girls from Mount Vernon-Lisbon put themselves in a position to win the next one.

The one that matters.

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