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Linn-Mar Boys Track

Linn-Mar - Boys Track

Linn-Mar boys win twice in Iowa City

IOWA CITY - The Linn-Mar Lions captured two relays at the Forwald/Coleman Relays in Iowa City Thursday.

The Lions captured the 4x200 relay in 1:29.25 and claimed the shuttle hurdle relay in 59.27, with Daniel Gorsich running the anchor leg both times.

Austin Flieder, Tristan Freese and Griffin Freese joined Gorsich on the 4x200 relay. Isaac Baumhoefener, Nick House and Zeal Baker ran with Gorsich on the shuttle hurdle relay.

Pleasant Valley won the boys title at the meet. Linn-Mar placed fifth out of eight teams.

Waukee claimed the girls title. Linn-Mar finished seventh and Kennedy was eighth.


Linn-Mar - Boys Track

Freese will run at Wisconsin-Whitewater

Linn-Mar senior Tristan Freese plans to enroll at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater and run for the men's track team there next year.

Freese, a sprinter, is a member of the 4x200 relay team at Linn-Mar that is currently ranked No. 1 in the state. He also runs on the 4x100 relay, which is ranked fifth in the state.

Freese helped the Lions set a record in the sprint medley at the Drake Relays last year.


Linn-Mar - Boys Track

Daniel Murphy will run for Hawkeyes

Linn-Mar distance star Daniel Murphy will continue his running career at the University of Iowa, according to a report Thursday by The Gazette.

Murphy, a senior, finished third in the 3200 meter run at the Class 4A state track meet last year. He finished sixth at the state cross country meet last fall and helped Linn-Mar win the state championship.


Linn-Mar - Boys Track

Austin Flieder wins Metro Spotlight Award

Linn-Mar senior Austin Flieder is the winner of the Metro Spotlight Award for high school boys this week, the Metro Sports Report announced Sunday.

Flieder is one of the top sprinters in the state for the Linn-Mar track team, which has gotten off to another strong start this year.

Flieder ranks second in the state in the 400-meter dash in 49.45 seconds, performed Saturday at the Kennedy meet at Kingston Stadium. Will Seeser of Camanche leads the state at 49.37, just eight-hundredths of a second ahead of Flieder.

Flieder also performs on outstanding relay teams for Linn-Mar. The Lions rank No. 1 in the state in the 4x200 relay (1:29.58), they are No. 6 in the 1600 medley (3:35.81) and No. 7 in the 4x400 (3:26.77).

Last Updated on Monday, 13 April 2015 12:08



Linn-Mar - Boys Track

Cougars, Lions roar at IC track

IOWA CITY - Dalles Jacobus of Cedar Rapids Kennedy won the shot put and the discus at the Hollingsworth Relays in Iowa City Saturday.

Jacobus captured the shot put with a toss of 51 feet. He claimed the discus with a fling of 154 feet, 11 inches.

Willie Rhoads of Kennedy won the high jump at 6 feet, 4 inches. Shaun Beyer also cleared 6-4 for the Cougars, but Rhoads won the title with fewer misses.

The Linn-Mar Lions set a meet record in the 4x200 relay with Austin Flieder, Tristan Freese, Griffin Freese and Daniel Gorsich timed in 1:29.58. It was the only meet record for the day.


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