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Varsity girls track competes at A.D. Dickinson Relays

March 19, 2014
Allison Graham - Sports Editor ( , Toledo Chronicle, Tama News-Herald

On Monday March 10 the STC varsity girls track team travelled to the UNI-Dome in Cedar Falls to participate in A.D. Dickinson Relays. These relays are referred to as the "the Midwest's premier High School Indoor Track Meet." The relays were held at the UNI-Dome in Cedar Falls.

The 200 meter track, long jump and high jump surfaces are all polyurethane. The shot put circle is wood. Dan O'Mara, the meet director for the relays, is also the assistant track coach at UNI.

Schools from all across midwest Iowa came to compete. Head Coach George Corum stated, "With 1000 athletes representing 57 schools, the competition at this meet was really impressive."

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Sam Holtz in mid throw at the A.D. Dickinson Relays. The relays took place on Monday March 10 at the UNI--Dome in Cedar Falls.
Chronicle Photo/Allison Graham

A highlight for the Trojans was in the shot put event. Samantha Holtz, who placed third at last year's relays, took one step up this year earning herself a second place finish. Coach Corum said this was a nice accomplishment for her especially with 85 throwers in the competition."


Shot Put: 2-Samantha Holtz 36'8", 14-Tieranny Keahna 33'7"; Long Jump: 25-Belle Tyynismaa 14-91/2, Lauren Yuska ND, 37-Allison Yuska 13'8"; 3000 M Run: 25-Taylor Ellenbecker 12:05.36; 4x800 M Relay: 25-Belle Tyynismaa, Madie Bacon, McKenna Knock, Taylor Ellenbecker 1:16.39; 60 M Dash: 74-Kiley Culbertson 9.03, 76-Shae Slaven 9.05, 90-Brittany Bear 9.21; 400 M Run: 20-Belle Tyynismaa 1:05.76, 47-Madie Bacon 1:09.07, 99-Danae Cleppe 1:17.08; 4x200: Relay: 35- Minnie Climber, Allison Yuska, Lauren Yuska and Shea Slaven 2:01.35; 60 M Hurdles: 38-Julie Wise 10.71, 48- Lauren Yuska 10.89, 70-Alana Vest 11.51; 800 M Run: 61-Jensen Vodochodsky 2:50.81, 67-Naomi Hoskey 2:52.08, 68-Lauren Yuska 2:52.09, 200 M Dash: 76-Kiley Culbertson 30.59, 91-Regina Balderas 31.26, 113-Alana Vest 32.71; 4x400 Relay: 18-Belle Tyynismaa, Madie Bacon, Minnie Climber, Allison Yuska 4:32.56.

Coach Corum said overall he felt good about the teams performance stating, "The girls continue to improve and their efforts are showing," finished Corum.



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