Published on Friday, May 20, 2016 by Star Salter
Up stairs. Down stairs. Wind sprints. Exhausting work for any athlete, but an average day for senior Chassidy Rusk. Though she doesn’t run in any track events, she is a part of the shot put team and it’s much more than hurling an 8.8 lb. steel ball down the field.
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Published on Tuesday, April 19, 2016 by The Norseman Staff
Girls’ Track: Two relays qualified for Area in 1st place (4 x 100, 4 x 200) Rayla Hawkins, Quinteria Johnson, Miranda Golden and Jamie Kennedy Alt. Ty’esha Foley The following students also qualified for Area: Chassity Rusk- 1st place in the shot Charnell Gibson- 4th place in the shot Miranda Golden- 1st place in the […]
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Published on Tuesday, May 12, 2015 by Jennyfer Tucker
As she sets her feet firmly against the blocks, the starter calls the runners to the ready. The familiar chant of “I can do this” echoes in her ears as the starter calls set and points the gun upward. Then BANG, junior Jamie Kennedy flies off of the blocks running the 200 meter dash.
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Published on Monday, May 11, 2015 by Valeria Arriaga
The baton of leadership is passed down unto the next generation of the track team. The veterans accept it, with intentions of endorsing what is expected of members and serve as role models. The veterans encourage the rest to step up to replace them and continue the legacy. As the baton progresses into the hands of the new members, revitalized potential emerges to push the team to succeed. The track team exemplifies leadership for new members through veterans and successes of younger members as motivation to the whole team to push themselves and step into the shoes of the adept members, continuing the prophecy of hard work.
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Published on Friday, April 17, 2015 by The Norseman Staff
The girls’ track team finished 4th overall and several students qualified for area. 1st place: In the 4 x 100 (Kaitlyn Harris, Chahnyce Foster, Quinteria Johnson, Jamie Kennedy) – 47.5* 1st place: In the 4 x 200 (Kailtyn Harris, Chahnyce Foster, Audrey Batten, Jamie Kennedy) – 142.01* 2nd place: Jamie Kennedy in the 200 – […]
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Published on Monday, April 13, 2015 by The Norseman Staff
JV District 18-5A 9th grade boys track 6th Boys Place – 59 points 100 M Dash 2nd – Tracy Bradford – 11.78 200 M Dash 5th – Landon Plagens – 24.69 1600 M Run 4th – Angel Quiroga – 5:21.65 110 M Hurdles 6th – Campbell Webb – 19.10 300 M Hurdles 3rd – Jordan […]
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Published on Monday, February 23, 2015 by The Norseman Staff
The girls’ track team competed on Friday. See highlights below: Chassidy Rusk – 1st shot – 40 feet Charnell Gibson – 5th shot Kaitlyn Harris placed 2nd in the Long Jump with a 16’9″ Sprint Relay won with a 48.5 (Kaitlyn Harris, Chahnyce Foster, Quinteria Johnson, and Jamie Kennedy) 4×200 Relay got 2nd with a […]
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Published on Monday, March 31, 2014 by Regina Flores
There are some things in life that some people are just born to do, and for someone who has an abundance of energy and loves to compete, track is a suitable sport. Senior Alondriah Brown has been running since childhood, and she doesn’t plan on stopping anytime soon.
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Published on Friday, February 21, 2014 by The Norseman Staff
The freshmen and JV boys track team competed in the Magnolia West meet this week.The JV team finished 1st overall and the freshmen finished 2nd. FRESHMEN : 100 m Dash 3rd – Isaiah Alfred 200 m Dash 3rd – Isaiah Alfred 400 m Dash 5th – Mark Taplette 6th – Julio Diaz 1600 m Run […]
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Published on Friday, April 5, 2013 by Regina Flores
As a child, games and activities are an important part of everyday life. Whether it be hopscotch, hide n’ go seek, or Simon says, the list probably goes on and on, making it difficult to pick a favorite. For senior Richard Biggs, running was always number one on his list. His love of track started early on and has been progressing ever since.
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Published on Thursday, March 21, 2013 by Erin Garcia
“Runners set, runners to your mark.”
These are six intense words that hype athletes before they start running as they are stepping onto the track. For sophomore track athlete, Kaitlyn Brock, these words can be the beginning of a victory, but to her, winning isn’t all that matters.
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Published on Wednesday, April 18, 2012 by Davis Downey
It can be difficult for many students to adapt to the increasing pressures of academics coupled with athletic opportunity. Senior Shavon Pennie has not only adapted, but has also grown stronger from his effort.
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Published on Friday, February 25, 2011 by Jamie Berthold
The gun goes off, your heart is pounding, and your adrenaline is rushing as you round that final curve with the finish line in sight. For athletes involved in the track program, this is a familiar experience each time they step onto the track.
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