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Roesler continues to excel at Oregon

June 25, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

This time Laura Roesler doesn’t have to share.
After tying with University of Nebraska gymnast Emily Wong and former Colorado basketball player Austin Dufault for the 2012 Dakota Award, Roesler was voted the lone recipient of the 2013 honor by the North Dakota Associated Press Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association. The award is given to North Dakota natives who excel in sports outside of the state. Continue Reading

Roesler, Dolezal fall short in US semifinals

June 23, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

EUGENE, Ore. Fargo native Laura Roesler failed to qualify for the 800 meters Saturday at the U.S. Olympic Track Trials at Hayward Field. Continue Reading

Dufault, Roesler and Wong win NDAPSSA’s annual Dakota Award

June 18, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

North Dakota is not known as a hotbed of NCAA Division I athletic talent. But in the 2011-12 school year, athletes from the Peace Garden State made impacts at some of the nation’s biggest universities and helped their teams hoist championship trophies on the grandest of collegiate stages. Continue Reading

Momentum carries Roesler into Olympic Trials

June 16, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

FARGO One weekend ago, Oregon sophomore Laura Roesler helped the Ducks win a national title in the 1,600-meter relay. Her reward: A finals test the following Monday morning. Continue Reading

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Hotzler: After 10 years, some athletes just stand out

December 22, 2010 in INFORUM

January marks this reporter’s 10th year at The Forum. It started with the Minnesota high schools beat, moved to small colleges and switched to North Dakota high schools three years ago. Continue Reading

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Roesler steps in to help US win gold

July 27, 2010 in INFORUM

Former Fargo South track and field standout Laura Roesler achieved her goal of earning a gold medal at last weekend’s IAAF World Junior Championships. Continue Reading

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Fitting finish: Fargo South’s Laura Roesler poised to become most decorated prep track athlete in ND history

May 27, 2010 in INFORUM

Laura Roesler began her high school track and field career in an old, baggy Fargo South junior varsity uniform in 2005.

It was a terrible fit. Although, nobody could have known at the time that Roesler would eventually become one of the most decorated track and field athletes in North Dakota history.

Roesler was a seventh-grader. The perfectly fitted Bruins uniforms were earmarked for the varsity. Continue reading…