Wednesday, 11 July 2018 23:01

Isaiah Harris picks up first professional win

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BARCELONA - Hot on the heels of an elite collegiate career, Lewiston-native Isaiah Harris now can check off another career milestone: his first professional win.

Harris competed at the International City Meeting of Barcelona meet Wednesday, and took home the 800-meter win. He crossed the line with a time of 1:46.11, a tenth of a second ahead of Yassine Hethat out of Algeria.


His personal best in the event is 1:44.42.

Jon Alba

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Jon Alba joined ABC 7 and FOX 22 in September of 2015 to serve as sports director and anchor. He is a graduate of Quinnipiac University, where he served as general manager of the school's television station Q30 Television for two years.

During his tenure, Q30 was named "College Television Station of the Year" by the College Media Association in 2014, and picked up additional national award recognition as well. Jon has been acknowledged by the Society of Professional Journalists for his commitment to sports journalism, including his investigative work while covering Quinnipiac Athletics.

Prior to moving to Maine, Jon was a lifelong resident of New Jersey. There, he formed a passion for covering sports, knowing since age 5 he wanted to tell stories for a living.

In the past, Jon has worked at MLB Network, alongside MLB Advanced Media. Additionally, his work has been featured on AOL Sports. He can be contacted at [email protected] or on Twitter @JonAlba.