Track and Field

La Jolla High track star joins UC Berkeley team

For four years, Dana Hoolko accomplished as much as any track and field athlete in La Jolla High School's long history.

And she expects to continue that success in the next four years as a member of the track team at UC Berkeley.

So while a sub-par performance at the CIF State Championships last week proved disappointing for her, it hardly will define Hoolko's career on the track.

Hoolko, whose trip to Sacramento State's Hughes Stadium on June 1 marked her third appearance at the state high school track championships in the pole vault, failed to clear the opening height of 11 feet, 3 inches in her three attempts, missing a chance to move on to the second day and...