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Now I know why one of the greatest athletes ever follows me on Twitter

Dick Fosbury, the inventor of the high-jump technique that made him an Olympic champion and changed the sport forever, is running for the Idaho House in the Magic Valley. Kimberlee Kruesi of The Twin Falls Times-News broke the news on

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Centennial High senior commits to Duke track and field team

Senior Tanner Johnson gave a verbal commitment to Duke track and field coach Shawn Wilbourn on Saturday while he was on an official visit to the school in Durham, N.C. “I actually ended up getting in to Princeton just recently,

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Boise High’s Rigby named Gatorade Idaho male track athlete of year

After sweeping the 3,200 meters, 1,600 and 800 at the 5A state meet in May, Boise senior Thomas Rigby was chosen as the 2012-13 Gatorade Idaho Boys Track & Field Athlete of the Year on Thursday. Rigby’s winning time of

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Eagle High’s Jeffries selected as Gatorade Idaho female track athlete of year

Allison Jeffries of Eagle High was named the 2012-13 Gatorade Idaho Girls Track & Field Athlete of the Year on Wednesday. The 5-foot-8 senior hurdler won the 100-meter hurdles with a time of 14.12 seconds and the pole vault with

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Centennial High’s Tuma named outstanding wrestler at national event

Hayden Tuma, a junior at Centennial High, was selected as the outstanding wrestler recently at the ASICS Junior Nationals Greco-Roman competition in Las Vegas. Tuma won the 60 KG title and didn’t have any points scored on him in four

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