Pee Wee Halsell

Two of the Great Northwest Athletic Conference’s longest tenured coaches have been selected as the league’s Cross Country Coaches of the Year after standout seasons posted by the Alaska Anchorage men and Western Washington women.

Seawolves’ head coach Michael Friess was selected by his…

The Western Washington University women’s cross country placed sixth at the NCAA Division II National Championships on Saturday, Nov. 21, at Joplin, Mo. — the Vikings’ best finish since moving to Division II in 1998.

WWU’s previous best was an eighth-place finish in 2009.

“What a…

Western Washington University's Pee Wee Halsell has been named 2015 Great Northwest Athletic Conference Men’s Outdoor Track and Field Coach of the Year in an announcement made by the conference office on Friday, May 29.

Halsell directed the underdog Vikings to a 176-174 upset victory…

Western Washington University had four top five finishes Saturday, May 23, to close out the 2015 NCAA Division II Outdoor Track and Field Championships held at Grand Valley State University.

Leading the Vikings was Slater Hirst, who placed second in the men’s…

Western Washington University’s Katelyn Steen placed second in the final of the women’s 3,000-meter steeplechase on Friday, May 22, at the 2015 NCAA Division II Outdoor Track and Field Championships being held at Grand Valley State University Stadium.

Steen was clocked in 10:13.93, less…

Western Washington University’s Katelyn Steen was the top qualifier in the women’s 3,000-meter steeplechase preliminaries, Alex Donigian won his heat in the men’s 100 and Haley O’Connor advanced to the women’s 1,500 final at the 2015 NCAA Division II Outdoor Track and Field Championships on…

There may be no Western Washington University men’s track and field athlete who did more to help the Vikings to a fourth straight Great Northwest Athletic Conference title this season, and yet Brett Watson is staying home while eight other Vikings compete at the NCAA Division II Outdoor Track…

Western Washington University sprinter Alex Donigian (Jr., Mission Viejo, CA/Trabuco Hills) won both the 100 and 200 meter dashes and ran the second leg on a victorious 4x100 relay in helping the Viking men to a 176-174 upset of heavy favorite Alaska Anchorage at the 14th annual Great…

Western Washington University women’s javelin thrower Bethany Drake, the defending national champion, will not compete this season because of a serious back injury. Making that announcement was Viking coach Pee Wee Halsell.

Drake, a junior from Sandy, Ore., has a…

Western Washington University track and field junior Travis Milbrandt shattered his school and Great Northwest Athletic Conference records while placing third in the finals of the men’s 60-meter hurdles on Saturday, Feb. 14, in final-day action at the Husky Classic held at Dempsey Indoor on the…

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