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Rachel Schow won titles in the 100 and 300 hurdles at last week's state track tournament.

Girls track: Schow doubles up on titles

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Rachel Schow had never run the hurdles before last spring. Luckily for the Irish, the sophomore has proven to be a pretty quick learner.


Midway through last season, Schow ran the 100 hurdles for the first time. She went on to place sixth in the event at the state meet.

Schow continued to perfect her 100 hurdles race this spring, while also putting in some time working on a new race -- the 300 hurdles. By Saturday afternoon, she was a state champion in both events.

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Matt Steichen
Matt Steichen has been the sports editor at the Farmington Independent and Rosemount Town Pages since 2007. He holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism and mass communications from Briar Cliff University in Sioux City, Iowa. He has previously been a sports writer at the Sioux City Journal and Le Mars Daily Sentinel and the sports editor at the Austin Daily Herald.
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