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This Is Steeplechase

This is the story of the steeplechase, a must-see track and field event that tests the body and mind every step of the way in this 3000-meter race.


Filed Under Running/Track and Field

The Voice: Greg Merrigan

Like every sport, track and field features a specific soundtrack. The crack of a starter’s pistol... The click of spikes... The ring of the bell lap… And – at the biggest meets in South Dakota for the last three decades – the voice of Greg Merrigan. Troy Sturgeon, Brandon Valley Track and Field: “People recognize that voice, “Hey, this is a pretty...


Filed Under Midco Sports Magazine | Running/Track and Field

Howard Wood Dakota Relays 2022: Boys Special 200m Field

An in-depth look at the nine sprinters set to compete in the 2022 Howard Wood Dakota Relays Boys Special 200m on May 6.


Filed Under ND High School | SD High School | Running/Track and Field

Howard Wood Dakota Relays 2022: Girls Special 800m Field

A detailed look at the nine young women set to compete in the 2022 Howard Wood Dakota Relays 800m Special Event.


Filed Under ND High School | SD High School | Running/Track and Field

A Runner's Story: Stephen Heidenreich

Watertown’s Stephen Heidenreich was on the cusp of making the 1976 US Olympic Team before a near-fatal accident set his life on a different course. Alex Heinert shares his story of determination on Episode 110 of Midco Magazine.


Filed Under Midco Sports Magazine | Running/Track and Field