Olympic trials

WSU 4-H preps biathlete for Olympics

      METHOW VALLEY, Wash. – It takes endurance, a keen eye and an unwavering passion for physical excellence. For elite athlete Casey Smith, competing in biathlon pushes his limits and strengthens his resolve.   “It’s exciting, challenging and motivating,” said 21-year-old Smith who grew up skiing in the Methow Valley and is training full […]

Lagat qualifies in 5000 meter

EUGENE, Ore. — WSU’s Bernard Lagat won the men’s 5000m at the USA Olympic Trials at Hayward Field in Eugene, Ore., and will make his third trip to the Olympic games but only his first time competing as an American citizen. Lagat won the 5000m in a time of 13 minutes, 27.47 seconds. He is […]