September 28, 2023

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Mason Valley runner Kutoven Stevens with his 4x800 relay team from the Lake Tahoe Track Club: Orion Barger, Niklas Pietzke and Sylan Cleary . Photo courtesy of Doug Binder.

KU STEVENS WINS SECOND GOLD AT USATF JUNIOR OLYMPICS written by Doug Binder

Dyestat.com Editor Doug Binder wrote the following article about Kutoven Stevens at the USATF (USA Track and Field) Junior Olympics competition in Jacksonville, Florida from July 26th to August 1st.

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Nevada Prep Adds 3,000 Win To 4×800 Title In Jacksonville

By Doug Binder, DyeStat Editor

Mason Valley runner Kutoven Stevens with his relay team from the Lake Tahoe Track Club. Photo courtesy of Doug Binder.

Rising senior Ku Stevens of Yerington NV has a busy month ahead but closed out July with a slew of PRs and a couple top-of-podium finishes at the USATF Junior Olympic Championships in Jacksonville, Fla.

Stevens is planning to run 50 miles through the Nevada desert in a couple of weeks to memorialize his great-grandfather’s escape from Stewart Indian School. STORY BY DAVE DEVINE

Stevens ran 8:44.96 to win the 17-18 boys age group 3,000 meters Saturday.

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He was part of a winning 4×800 relay team for Lake Tahoe Track Club with Orion BargerNiklas Pietzke and Dylan Cleary. They won easily in 7:56.76.

Earlier, Stevens also ran 1:59.11 in the 800 meters prelims but did not advance. He was also sixth in the final of the 1,500 in 4:01.38.