Nilsen, Hunt impress in Drake Relays pole vault

DES MOINES, Iowa—South Dakota sophomore pole vaulters Chris Nilsen and Makiah Hunt put together a pair of top performances at the 109th Drake Relays on Friday at Drake Stadium.   Nilsen placed second in Drake’s elite pole vault for the second-straight season to 2016 Olympic Bronze Medalist Sam Kendricks. Nilsen used a third-attempt make…

Changes Coming for 2016 Drake Relays

DES MOINES, Iowa — Spectators at the 2016 Drake Relays will notice a few changes to this year’s event. First, one of the most popular Drake Relays events will move back indoors this year.  A special men’s and women’s invitational pole vault will be staged in the atrium of Capital…

Drake Relays pole vault wows Court Ave. crowds

DES MOINES, Iowa —The Drake Relays pole vault competition is always a fan favorite. For the last few years, it’s been inside Jordan Creek Mall, but Wednesday it was held along Court Avenue, and fans couldn’t get enough.   From: http://www.kcci.com/news/drake-relays-pole-vault-wows-court-ave-crowds/32524736 ** The articles that we post on this website are…