Storm Lake girls track and field

SL’s Harder qualifies in two events in 3A

Mackenzie Harder automatically qualified for the girls state track and field meet in the 100 meters and qualified as an at-large in the long jump to highlight Storm Lake’s performance in a Class 3A state qualifying meet last Thursday at Denison. The top two place finishers in each event automatically qualify for state, which begins Thursday at Drake Stadium in […]

SL’s Harder makes all-Lakes Conference in two events in track

Mackenzie Harder made second team all-conference in two events to highlight Storm Lake’s performance in the Lakes Conference girls track and field meet last Thursday at Cherokee. Spencer captured the team title with 195 points. Storm Lake was sixth with 26. Harder finished second in the 400 meters with a time of 1 minute, 2.22 seconds. She placed second in […]

TORNADOES SHINE IN STORM LAKE INVITATIONAL

Harder helps SL girls finish fifth in meet

Mackenzie Harder shined in her home varsity track and field debut. The Storm Lake freshman won two individual events and finished second in two others to help the Tornadoes place fifth in the Storm Lake Invitational last Thursday at Dean Nicholson Track. Carroll won the meet with 138 points. Storm Lake was fifth with 53, Newell-Fonda seventh with 47 and […]

Harder leads SL girls in Cherokee Invite

Mackenzie Harder finished in the top four in four individual events to highlight Storm Lake’s performance in the Lynn Jolly Relays on Tuesday in Cherokee. Spencer won the meet with 163.5 points. Storm Lake was eighth with 40. Harder finished third in the long jump with a leap of 15 feet, 3 inches. Harder finished fourth in the 100 meters […]

Harder helps SL girls finish fourth at Spencer Invite

Mackenzie Harder and Brie Orth each won an individual event to help Storm Lake place fourth in the Spirit Lake Invitational last Friday. Spencer won the meet with 194 points. Storm Lake scored 50. Harder finished fourth in the 100 meters with a clocking of 13.59 seconds. She was third in the 200 meters in 27.65 seconds and won the […]

SL girls place fourth in Unity Christian Invite

Mackenzie Harder finished second in one event and third in another to help Storm Lake place fourth in the Unity Christian Invitational on Monday at Orange City. MOC-Floyd Valley won the meet with 216 points. Storm Lake scored 54. Harder finished second in the 400 meters with a time of 1 minute, 3.54 seconds. She took third in the long […]

Harder shines in leading SL girls at MOC-FV Invite

Mackenzie Harder finished second in one event and third in two others to help Storm Lake to a 10th-place finish in the MOC-Floyd Valley Invitational on Tuesday in Orange City. MOC-Floyd Valley won the meet with 109 points. The Tornadoes scored 22. Harder placed second in the 200 meters with a clocking of 27.53 seconds. She was third in the […]

SL girls track team looking to compete with consistency


One thing Storm Lake will not be short on this girls track and field season are sprinters. The Tornadoes will have a lot of athletes with speed this year. In addition to that, Storm Lake has two very good throwers. “I think our group of sprinters is our biggest strength,” Storm Lake coach Evan Franzmeier said. “We have a lot […]

Newell-Fonda girls highlight medal stand showing at state track meet

Mustangs collect five medals; Demers, Pickhinke state runner-ups

Newell-Fonda medaled in five events, Danika Demers and Katie Pickhinke were each a state runner-up, and two relay teams finished third to highlight area competitors at the state girls track and field meet last weekend at Drake Stadium in Des Moines. The top eight place finishers in each event receive a state medal. Newell-Fonda finished in the top eight in […]

SL’s Yak, Yanga qualify for state

Freshman Nyalang Yak automatically qualified for the girls state track and field meet in two individual events to highlight Storm Lake’s performance in a Class 3A state qualifying meet last Thursday at Orange City. Yak won the 800 meters with a time of 2:30.56 seconds and took second in the 400 meters in 1:03.59 to automatically qualify in both events. […]