Two female athletes, compete in the hurdle discipline

Track & Field

About Track & Field

Former Ames High and Iowa State standout Erica Lynn Douglas is back for a third season at the helm of the Ames High track and field programs. In 2023, the girls side recorded a state runner-up finish, the program’s best result since winning a title in 1996. The result also marked the first time since 1995-99 that the program recorded five-straight top-10 finishes. Ali Frandsen swept the individual hurdles events at both Drake and the IGHSAU Championships. The current Iowa Hawkeye also was the anchor for the state champion 4x400M Relay team with Cameron Moon, Saylor Horras, and Ellie Lynch.

Track and Field Points of Pride

State titles

Team & Individual

The girls track and field program has won five state outdoor titles in its history. The Ames boys program has a storied tradition with 20 state team titles and 125 individual titles – more than any other program.


Place State Team Finish

The 2023 state runner-up finish was the girls program’s best team mark since 1996

1st Place

Hurdles Sweep

Ali Frandsen swept both the 100M and 400M Hurdles at Drake and the IGHSAU Championships


On the Iowa All-Time List

In 2022, Corey Phillips threw 195-10 in the discus achieving a new school record and runner-up at the State Meet plus 7th on the Iowa All-Time list.

Contact the Coach

Erica Douglas

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Cole Anderson

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