Mark Rice

A Kempf Salute Mark Rice Jun 9, 2017

Here on State Weedend, Andrew Kempf of Robbinsdale Armstrong is saluted to represent all the dedicated and competitive athletes with genuine love and appreciation this great sport. 

Buckle Up And Salute! Mark Rice Jun 8, 2017

In saluting Lakeville South's Ethan Buckles, we are saluting every persistent athlete who didn't let previous disappointments stop them from looking for and finding their niche.

Salute To The Tyarra! Mark Rice Jun 8, 2017

Tyarra English-Paulson of Watertown-Mayer, Class A's 300h runner-up in 2016, accomplished a salute-worthy task this year which she's dreamed about her whole life - beating the career best time of her mother.

A Salute To Captain Phillips Mark Rice Jun 7, 2017

Parker Phillips will conclude his outstanding high school career with Eden Prairie's 4x800 at State this weekend, a fitting and salutable conclusion to a runner who focused so much on his teammates.

A Salute to Hunter The Hooligan Mark Rice Jun 7, 2017

Senior Hunter Froehlich may have been a JV runner for Park High School (which are affectionately nicknamed "Hooligans"), but his dedication and enjoyment of the sport made him a salutable captain.

Salute To Seniors - Cody Roder Mark Rice Jun 7, 2017

We throw up a salute to Cody Roder, whose high school career will have a very busy finish; he is a key member of Bemidji's 4x400 and 4x800 relays at State this weekend, as well as a competitor in the 400.

The Meaden Salute Mark Rice Jun 6, 2017

Rosemount senior Jonathan Meaden may not have started his running career with great aspirations, but what he accomplished in four years was greater than anything he could have hoped for. We can salute that!

Eric Gibbons - A Salute Mark Rice Jun 6, 2017

MileSplit MN would like to give a salute to Moorhead senior Eric Gibbons, a great athlete from a great program who wouldn't change a thing about his high school athletic career.

A Salute To Josh Phelps Mark Rice Jun 6, 2017

This salute goes out to Stillwater senior Josh Phelps, who will enter Friday's State Championships as one of the top seeds in the 400 meters.

In Rod We Trust - An Interview Mark Rice May 30, 2017

Mankato East senior Roderick Miller is an integral part of Mankato East's sprinting crew, who intend to defend their 4x400 State title. And he can make some waves in the individual competition at State as well.

A Little More Boersma - An Interview Mark Rice May 26, 2017

Claire Boersma helped head her Marshall teammates to remarkable success, including a runner-up finish at XC State in 2015. She hopes to finish out her high school career on a strong note and a great 4x800 effort.

Brynnan - An Interview Mark Rice May 25, 2017

Perham senior Brynnan Covington helped lead the Perham girls to their first XC Championship in 2015, and in 2016 finished 3rd at State. And as her high school career winds down, she's leaving nothing behind...

Fly High Aliyah! - An Interview Mark Rice May 24, 2017

Mankato West junior Aliyah Dawkins helps form one of Minnesota's best high jumping duos together with Erica Benson, and adds a mean long jump and solid hurdling ability to the mix as well.

No Qualms About Quam - An Interview Mark Rice May 23, 2017

Mara Quam is wrapping up a legendary athletic career at Kenyon-Wanamingo, including All-State honors in each of her three sports. Another State Championship would be a fitting way to end it.

High Mileage - An Interview Mark Rice May 12, 2017

Maple Grove senior Alex Miley was the 2016 MN Gatorade XC runner of the year after his 15th-place finish at NXN, and with his victory in the Hamline Elite 1600, his track season is in good shape too.

Talking Tork - An Interview Mark Rice May 12, 2017

Southand senior Peter Torkelson has come a long way since some recklessness landed him in trouble in 7th grade, but he came out of that experience with a love for running that won't soon die.

Austin's Amber - An Interview Mark Rice May 10, 2017

After two years of doing track mostly out of fun, Austin senior Amber Hansen didn't really start to realize her potential until last year. When she did, she turned herself into a record-breaking, college-bound thrower.