Steeple star

By Randy Wyrick

EDWARDS — Valerie Constien does not go around obstacles. She runs over them. It’s a life lesson Constien has always known and put to good use when the University of Colorado recruited her to run the steeplechase. She advanced to this year’s NCAA Division I track and field championships as a sophomore, and took a tough road to get there.But before we can tell you that story, we have to tell you this story.Four sport starAt Battle Mountain High School, Constien was a four-sport athlete, competing in cross-country, track and field, Nordic skiing and soccer. She owns or is a …

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