Former Lane Titans Shine During the Indoor Championship Season

03/01/2015 09:05

Several former Lane Community College athletes recently had solid outings in their respective conference Indoor Track and Field Championships.  Jahzelle Ambus set a Seattle Pacific record in winning the 400m (56.1), and then she teamed up with her former Titan teammate Jalen Tims to win the 4x400 title thus propelling the Falcons to a GNAC Indoor Title.  Meanwhile,Kara Hallock placed seventh over the weekend at the MSPF Championships, scoring 3916 in the pentathlon.  She now competes for Oregon State where she is coached by former Titan,Collin Cram.  And rounding out the championship weekend report, we have two former Lane pole vaulter’s Janelle Noga and Erik Jorgensen making the most of their opportunity while at The University of South Dakota.  Janelle jumped a personal best 12’02.5” for 7th place and Erik jumped 16’03.25” for 5th place at the Summit league championships.

Long Jump Champion Joins the Titans

07/23/2014 09:28

Brian Burt out of Eastmont High School in East Wenatchee Washington recently signed with the Lane Titans.  Brian won the Washington State 4A Long Jump Title this past season with a 23’06” jump.  He also boasts a 10.88 100m personal best.

 

LCC welcomes international IAAF athletes

07/23/2014 08:46

EUGENE, Ore.— Lane Community College is proud to be the official practice facility for the 2014 IAAF World Junior Track and Field Championships. The level of activity so far has been intense, says Division Dean Chris Hawken, with several hundred athletes visiting Lane each day.

Lane’s track and field also served as the official practice site for the summer 2012 Olympic Trials. State high schools use Lane facilities annually for statewide track and field championships.

During the IAAF World Junior Track and Field Championships from July 19-27, Lane’s track is closed to usual use by Lane students and staff.

 

Lane’s Track Program Lands Another

07/07/2014 13:17

Titans sign USA Junior National Athlete Ben Kelly. Ben is a sprinter from Hanford High School in Richland Washington.  He has run personal bests of 10.69 and 21.50 for the 100m and 200m respectively.

 

Lane’s Hightower is Ninth at USA Nationals

06/30/2014 09:21

Lane Freshman Dakarai Hightower placed 9th in the men’s high jump on Saturday at the USATF National Championships in Sacramento.  Dakarai cleared his opening height of 7’00.5 on his first jump, and went on to clear 7’-02.5” on his second attempt.  While he was unable to make the next bar of 7’04.5”, coach Grady O’Connor was very pleased with his performance, “Dakarai competed beyond his years (19 yrs.) in his first experience on the national stage, he showed great composure throughout.”  The eventual winner was 2012 Olympic silver medalist, Erik Kynard.

 

Titan event groups 2014

Tracktown 2012: Olympic hopefuls to practice at LCC track

published on KMTR website

"As the 2012 OlympicTrack and Field Trials at Hayward Field get closer, Lane Community College is gearing up to host the competing athletes. LCC’s track and field will be the main training facility for the Olympic Trials."

 

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