Chico State’s Miles Dunbar, running in his second race this season, placed seventh at the California Collegiate Athletic Association Cross Country Championships in Santa Rosa, Calif.
Dunbar, a 2007 Kodiak alumnus, clocked an eight-kilometer time of 26 minutes, 7 seconds, which was sixth best for Chico.
The top 10 finish earns Dunbar, a senior, all-conference honors for the second time in his college career.
With nine runners in the top 10, Chico easily won its 10th straight conference title.
Up the coast in Washington, University of Alaska Anchorage’s Dylan Anthony cruised to a seventh-place finish at the Great Northwest Athletic Conference Championships.
Anthony, a freshman, finished the 8K course in Yakima, Wash., in 25:32.
The 2010 KHS graduate earned his first all-conference award and was the top freshman finisher.
The No. 11 Seawolves placed five runners in the top 10 to win their fifth GNAC title.
Dunbar and Anthony were teammates last year at Chico State. However, Anthony was a redshirt and did not compete.
Both runners will compete in the NCAA Division II West Regional Championships on Nov. 5 in Spokane, Wash.
Staying in the west, Eastern Oregon University’s Christy Roe placed 28th at the Lewis-Clark State College Open. in Lewiston, Idaho, Saturday.
The 2009 KHS graduate covered the course in 20:37, which was sixth-best for Eastern.
Roe’s next meet is Nov. 5 at the Cascade Collegiate Conference Championships (CCCC) in Ashland, Ore.
In Oregon, Northwest Christian University’s James Osowski placed 86th in the Beaver Classic in Corvallis, Ore., on Saturday.
Running in a field that featured several NCAA Division I athletes, Osowski covered the 8K course in 27:53.24, which was second best for Northwest Christian.
Osowski’s next race is Nov. 5 at the CCCC.
Across the country, Messiah University’s Abby Reed, a 2008 KHS graduate, placed seventh in the Battle for the Buggy 4K race at Elizabethtown College in Pennsylvania Saturday with a time of 18:01.58.
University of Idaho’s Laura Griffing competed in her second collegiate meet Saturday in Washington at Seattle University.
Griffing’s top individual finish was seventh in the 200-yard breaststroke with a time of 2:32.23. She also placed eighth in the 100 breaststroke in 1:08.98.
Griffing, a 2011 KHS graduate, swam relay legs on the fifth-place 200 medley and the eighth-place 400 freestyle.
The Vandals defeated Seattle University 159-103 and fell to UC Davis 169.5-92.5 in a double dual.
Griffing’s next meet is Nov. 5 at Northern Arizona.
Lower Columbia College’s (Washington) Anna Willis played in a pair of matches last week.
Willis, a 2010 KHS graduate, recorded a career-high nine kills in a five-set loss to Highline Community College Oct. 19 in Washington.
Against Clark Community College on Saturday, Willis had five kills in a three-set victory.
BYU-Hawaii’s Julia Becker posted nine kills and two digs in a three-set victory over the University of Hawaii-Hilo Saturday.
Jamestown University’s (South Dakota) Michelle Canete defeated Waldorf’s Lily Salinas 1-0, 2-0 in an exhibition match Saturday in South Dakota.
Canete, a 2008 KHS graduate, is ranked fifth at 109 pounds by the Women’s College Wrestling Association.
Southern Oregon University’s Jimmy Eggemeyer is ranked No. 5 at 149 pounds in an NAIA preseason poll released last week.
Eggemeyer, a junior, begins his season Nov. 2 in an intrasquad scrimmage.
Southern Oregon is the top-ranked NAIA team.
The University of Alaska Anchorage women’s basketball team is ranked 19th by Women’s Division II Bulletin.
The Seawolves are the only GNAC team to crack the top 25.
KHS 2009 alumna Alysa Horn enters her junior season for UAA when the Seawolves begin their season Nov. 5 in an exhibition game at Virginia.
Horn averaged 11.4 points and 6.1 rebounds per game last season.