Hiawatha Valley XC Sept 1976
St. Olaf wins Hiawatha Valley CC championship - ig 3 ] p m m m p m IS p m p m B j J I M T I I I K L M A N Sports Writer SI. Mary's cross country Coach Dick Jarvinen said earlier last week he would he surprised to see anyone finish the inaugural Hiawatha Valley Invitational in less than 25 minutes. Despite ideal weather conditions, conditions, none of (he participants from the five schools or the Winona Track Club was able to come near the 25-minute mark Saturday. Rochester Community College College standout Steve Ostwinkle finished first with a time of 26 Badgers capture victory MADISON'. Wis. ( A P i - M i k e Carroll passed for IftO yards and three touchdowns and scored on a five-yard rollout, leading Wisconsin to a 3,'i-a; college f o o t b a l l victory over Washington Stale Saturday Carroll, who had entered the game as major college football's eighth-ranked passer. completed seven of 17. Tight end Ron Egloff caught lour for W yards, including one for a touchdown from 22 yards out. and set up two other scores with receptions good for 2-1 and 47 yards. The Badgers, 2-1. took the lead to stay at 14-7 t u o pla.vb inro the second quarter as minutes, 27 seconds "It's really a nice course," said the Westmar College transfer transfer of the rugged, five-mile layout "I really liked the hills for a change." Despite Ostwinkle's effort, Rochester couldn't come near the powerful St. Olaf squad, which captured the meet with 24 points. Rochester had 51, Winona Winona State University 70, Bethel loo and St. Mary's College 131 points. St. Olaf, led by Mike Palm- quisl's second-place finish, put live runners in the top ten. Rochester Coach Arlin Palrick Palrick is hoping the sophomore Ostwinkle will be named an all- America this season. "He won our first two races, then got beat by a kid at UNI Tuesday," said Patrick. Patrick commented on the course at St. Mary's saying "This is the kind of thing you like to run in cross country. It's a little hard to sec all the race for the spectators Maybe if they moved the starting line and the finish closer together it would he better." St. Mary's perennial first- place finisher. Mike Charron, (weed the Redmen with an n t h place finish. Charron tried In kick past Itiroe SI. Olaf runners before Ihe finish, but failed. He was just three seconds behind the eighth man, St Oluf's Todd Kampainsen Kampainsen finished finished in 27:14. "1 was pleased with my time," said Charron, "but I feit like 1 should have run stronger. I usually like to attack people on the hills and I picked up most of my people on the hills today." Regarding Ihe finish, Charron praised St. Olaf's runners. "They really pack run well. At the end they were talking to each other and they hold themselves up real good " "\\V used lo pack run successfully." noted J.irvinen, "but now we don't have anyone who can keep up with Mike. You feel a lot more confident when you're running with people you know." Jarvinen praised Charron Charron and Bill Ufheil for their ability to attack the hills on the course. "That's where the going gets tough," he noted. Many of the runners commented commented after the race that they just were feeling better after taking a hill when another hill would come up. Jarvinen thought the lack of moisture in Uie area might make the ground hard, presenting a problem lo Ihe runners. "It was just fine." said WSU's Bob Ki'seli. who finished seventh in 27:05. WSU's Denny O'Brien, who masterminded much of the event, was pleased with the running of WSU's first three men. "1 was hoping for second, third's okay. You don't want bomb in your own invitational." Both St. Mary's and WSU travel to invitationals this auiM. St Olaf. 26 34 3 Pat Mcr.uire. ?a .19 ?a Â·- .. It, to 4 Mail Hauqen. s,t Olaf, Don ' -- f S Ion Bprg St Olaf. 76-4J 6 Jim SI.-VPI ..rtr r . Urr, ? 47 7 8nb Fiselt. WSO, Jl C, (I ToddKomDamSPn. St Olaf.2M4 Ph.i * hr.-, Nrf^oJiMno. St OIJt. V IS 10 Sri-, no L*t:b(:rt. St Olal, 77 16 'Â·'!Â·*=' . _ V.'.o Cn-tr-on. SMf. 77 17 12 tarry 79-If Vi f, i*f-'l B'.tnt: 2 / 1 8 U Ddrvl He-n Larr, tk!c on A'SU ?' Jtl U "I Oilman WTC Frf'ifll. S.M 3 !Â·: Or-an N-iijel. 'JVSU. 77 31 16 31 ?A -in R. l H-OAi: R'f 27 J' 17 fom r afle/. ll I3ri.1r ..lf v If, bro't //illMTi.,. HCC.77 SS Johnwn fc. "..irt p.rv.n fif.tt.pi, 27 W 20 Nl'^l P'C 17 IP -,-.'ii .'Ail ?ft til is Itr :Â· "T. " r." I ,[/. w r r . ;% la 22 Pus'. B C C . ^ !'Â· | .! :.-,!. l. /f 2] Dan Mueller, AuqjMO'- /,SU 26 43 ?9 /.SU. ?8 J' 13 Mike Winona High School cross country Coach Jim Flim launches the inaugural Hiawatha Valley cross country meet at St. Mary's College.