Olympic Trials

West Fargo teacher Riley Dolezal takes 3rd in javelin at Olympic Trials

Courtesy: USATFEUGENE, Ore. (KVRR) – North Dakota State may soon have another alumnus heading to Tokyo. Stanley, North Dakota native and Cheney Middle School Physical Education teacher Riley Dolezal placed third at the U.S. Olympic Trials in the javelin with a throw of 252 feet 10 inches. His performance missed the Olympic standard of 278 feet 10 inches. He will…

Former NDSU Thrower Otterdahl Going to Tokyo Olympics

Finished top three in the shotput at Olympic Trials

EUGENE, Ore. — Hopefully Payton Otterdahl has a valid passport because he’s heading to Tokyo for the Olympics. The North Dakota State alum makes Team USA for shot put with a third place finish at the Trials¬† in Eugene with a personal best throw of 71 feet 11 inches. 2016 Rio Olympics Gold Medalist Ryan Crouser took the U.S. Title…

Pressure Off for NDSU Track & Field Alum Otterdahl heading into Olympic Trials

Throws in the shotput event on Friday

EUGENE, Ore. — After a year long wait North Dakota State track and field alum, Payton Otterdahl, gets an opportunity to shine on the national stage. The 2019 NCAA indoor champion looks to represent Team USA at the Tokyo Olympics throwing shotput at the Olympic Trials on Friday. The extra time to train has made Otterdahl more consistent and stronger….

Fargo’s Anderson Accepting Challenge of Wave Two Olympic Swimming Trials

Wave Two in 50 Freestyle races on June 19th

FARGO, N.D. — Fargo’s Eric Anderson continues to elevate his performance on the biggest of stages. Racing in wave one of the Olympic Trials on Monday in Omaha, the Shanley alum is going to see another week of competition as he tries to qualify for the Tokyo team. How did it happen? A second place finish in the 50 meter…

Wahpeton Native, Shanley Alum Anderson Competing in Olympic Trials

Swimming in the 50 meter freestyle on June 7th in Omaha

FARGO, N.D. — The postponed 2020 Tokyo Olympics are only 51 days away¬† and the Olympic Trials are underway to determine who get to represent the united states. That includes swimming on Monday in Omaha Nebraska where one local athlete is turning his dream into a reality. It’s the TYR Cup in Des Moines, Iowa and Eric Anderson needs better…