Posts with the tag: "state track"

Track Athletes lay it on the line

Rivals become record-setters at state After competing against each other in shot put and discus during high school, Hillsboro’s Wes Shaw (top photo) and Marion’s Tyler Palic (lower photo) could claim their place in the state record books. Shaw threw the shot put 60 feet, 11.5 inches, bettering his school records and setting a new state record in the shot put with the best throw of all the classes. Palic concluded his high school career as a two-time state champion in the discus who achieved the winning mark of 182 feet, 6 inches on his final attempt of the day, setting a new meet record in Class 2A. Phyllis Richert photos

Warriors claim four medals by Janae Rempel The Free Press The Marion track and field team brought home four medals, including one gold, from the Class 2— A state championships Friday and Saturday at Wichita State’s Cessna Stadium. Senior Tyler Palic concluded his high school career as a two-time state champion in the discus. He achieved ...

Area athletes aim for success over two-day meet

Katie Fiedler of Canton-Galva sprints to a second place finish with a time of 12.66 in the Class 2A 100-meter dash. She also placed eighth in the 200. Phyllis Richert

CANTON-GALVA Kate Fielder led the Eagles at the state meet with a silver medal in the 100 meters. The junior posted the second fastest time in the preliminaries at 12. 81 seconds, then came back in the finals with a time of 12. 66. Jamya O’Quinn of Mound­ridge won the gold medal with a time of 12. 42. Fielder also qualified ...

Nine Trojans qualify for state track

Nine Trojans will represent Hillsboro High at the KSHSAA Track & Field State Championships this weekend in Wichita. Pictured in the back row are (from left) Jessica Saunders, Wes Shaw, Josiah Driggers and Sienna Kaufman; front row, Addie Berens, Kinsey Kleiner, Iris Klein and Roxana Nieto. Not pictured: Abby Sechrist.

Hillsboro track and field athletes qualified for eight individual events and one relay for the upcoming KSHSAA State Championship Track & Field event this weekend in Wichita. For the boys, Wes Shaw will compete in both shot put and discus after winning both events at the Class 2— A regional meet in Blue Rapids May 18. Shaw hit ...

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11 Warriors will compete at state track meet

The Marion track and field team competed at the Class 2— A regional at Valley Heights Friday, where 11 Warriors qualified for the state meet in 12 events with top-four finishes. “We had the full range of emotions on this day,” coach Grant Thierolf said. “We had ...

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Palic named 3A discus champion, one of three top-three Warrior performances at state

Marion’s seven athletes competing in Class 3— A at the state track and field championship earned three top-three medals Friday and Saturday, including one first-place finish. Tyler Palic was named the Class 3— A discus champion with a first-place throw of 175 feet, 11 inches, more than 20 feet beyond second place. Palic ...

Seven Marion athletes qualify for Class 3A state track meet

Competing at the Russell Class 3— A regional meet, the Marion track and field team qualified seven athletes for state in nine events. Tyler Palic led the boys’ team by qualifying in two events. He won the discus with a throw of 165 feet, 10 inches, and placed fourth in the shot put (45-3). Marion recorded ...

Clearing the bar: Marah Franz caps high school career with second consecutive state championship

Two-time state champion pole vaulter Marah Franz displays the gold medals she’s won at the Kansas Track & Field Championships the past two years. Franz set the Hillsboro High School record in the pole vault at state last year as a junior by clearing 10 feet, 6 inches, and won gold again this year by clearing 10-3. Franz has signed a letter of intent to compete in track and field at Tabor College next year.

Pole vaulting may be the daredevil event of track and field, but Hillsboro’s Marah Franz has ascended to the top of her field with quiet determination and a model work ethic. ...

In my book, Franz is a champ

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The past weekend was the culmination for many high school athletic teams as they participated in one state championship performance or another. The Hillsboro High School track and field team was no different, as it descended on the campus of Wichita State University to compete for various titles in Cessna Stadium. I?ve always held ...