Shoreham-Wading River High School’s rising star, Blake Wehr, is a rising high jumper who looks to be going places. Heck, he has been to some impressive places already, like Sacramento, Calif., for last month’s USA Track and Field National Junior Olympic Championships. READ
Eric Cunha’s school record is safe — at least for another year.
Not that Riverhead High School senior Ryan Carrick didn’t make a valiant attempt at breaking Cunha’s two-year-old school track and field record in the 3,200 meters. READ
Riverhead’s 4×100-meter relay team took first place in the Section XI girls track and field division championships at Ward Melville High School Wednesday. Juniors Ashli Bell and Miasha Pittman joined with freshmen Enaria Suazo and Emani Womack for a winning Division I time of 49.79 seconds. READ
Kian Martelli sounded like an enthusiastic spectator, not a participant.
The Riverhead High School triple jumper seemed to thoroughly enjoy the competition he was involved in during the Section XI state qualifier Monday night at Suffolk County Community College in Brentwood. READ
The way Sal Loverde looks at it, the season that begins in mid-November doesn’t really end until June. The indoor track and field season may officially end in March, but for many athletes, the winter is a chance to begin putting in the work that will ultimately pay the biggest dividends at the end of spring. READ
The early part of the winter track season doesn’t present the kind of typical competition that athletes can expect in most sports. There are no head-to-head competitions where an opponent travels to another school. READ
As he begins to sprint, the world falls silent.
The crowd noise shuts off as if hitting a mute button. He hears no footsteps of the sprinters next to him, no instructions shouted by coaches.
Just silence. (more…)
Unlike the day before, Katherine Lee didn’t need to be carried off the track Saturday. One could call that progress.
“That was a success,” she said. READ