Eight Carson City-Crystal student-athletes came into Saturday’s Division 4 state track and field finals with one goal — do anything and everything you can to win a state title.
Individual accolades were placed in front of all eight competitors but the individual success stories would ultimately lead to the team’s victory.
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CC-C junior caps off tremendous season with Division 4 records, two state titles
Whenever Zane Forist shows up to a track meet, it’s a big deal.
“He’s kind of like a rockstar,” said Carson City-Crystal head track coach Grant Woodman. “When we go to meets, it’s always, ‘That’s the kid from Carson City.’”
Allison Wichert came into Saturday’s track state finals seeded third in the 300-meter hurdles.
The Vestaburg junior is used to defying expectations after finishing fifth in the event as a freshman after being seeded ninth. There was no reason for her to think she couldn’t win a state title entering the race but she knew she’d have tough competition in her adjacent lane.
Belding freshman wins high jump title, clears 5-10
Brook Simpson had three minutes to get ready.
The Belding freshman walked off the track and straight to the high jump pit after winning her heat of the 200-meter dash preliminaries at the MHSAA Division 2 state finals on Saturday. She was the last remaining competitor to jump 5 feet, 3 inches, one of just four left in the competition.
Local musicians ready to return to live shows after getting creative in the year of the pandemic
One year ago, local musicians were readying themselves for the summer season, which typically involves live performances at festivals and concert series.
Then COVID-19 hit and all those plans went to the wayside.
Now, with the loosening of restrictions, musicians are gearing up once again for the summer concert season — the difference this time being that, barring any unexpected or last-minute changes, they’ll be able to see it to fruition.
Read upcoming and pending services for Monday, June 7, 2021.
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