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
By her own admission, Katherine Lee is not her usual self.
That’s a good question. READ
Shoreham-Wading River senior Katherine Lee completed a double in the girls track and field division championships.
Lee finished first in the 1,500 meters on the second and final day of the meet last Wednesday at Connetquot High School. She ran a time of 4 minutes, 45.37 seconds in the Division III final. A teammate, junior Alexandra Smith, was fifth in 4:58.13. READ
With the top six finishers in the girls one-mile race at the New Balance Indoor Nationals to be designated as All-Americans, Katherine Lee had a simple plan: stick with the pack at the front. That may be more difficult than it sounds, but for the Wading River girl, it was a soundproof idea that worked. READ