St. Augustine senior Noah Kemp has decided to trade in the warm weather of Florida for the cooler damper climate of the pacific northwest. Kemp, who finished 7th at the 3A Cross Country Finals recently committed to the University of Portland. Find out why he picked the Pilots and what he is looking forward to the most.
Articles with Noah Kemp
For many seniors the FACA All-Star meet will be the last cross country race of their high school careers. Runners from across the state will head back to a familiar place, Apalachee Regional Park in Tallahassee, the site of the Cross Country Finals, to see which region has the best class of 2014 standouts. Randy Settle will be on-site taking photos of all the runners. We will also have all the results, performances, and a complete recap of all the action!
Jacksonville- Several running clichés echoed through the windy night air after Saturday night’s Katie Caples’ Elite races: 1) summer training is the crux of a successful cross country season; (2) it takes five runners to secure a win and (3) racing is the true barometer of the quality of a team…..all conjecture is thrown out the door once the team line up.
Bob Hayes Invitational is aways hot hot hot. Out of many amazing performances on the day though, the Levonte Whitfield vs Kendal Williams battles in the 100 and 200 are one of the greatest in the meet's storied history. Whitfield gets the 100m in 10.15 to 10.18; Williams edges him out in the 200m 20.63 to 20.65. Both are wind aided, but stunning none the less.
There were a lot of great performances on Friday evening at Bolles School in Jacksonville, including 37 national elite and 141 state elite performances. However, the brightest of them all was towards the end of the night with up-and-comer Sukhi Khosla. The sophomore from Leon blasted a new personal best with a big personal best of 9:16.73.
Teams from in and around Jacksonville and North Florida unleashed their district fury on the course at Bartram Trail High School site of the 3A-3 meet. Creekside senior Sarah Heisner took individual honors while Bartram Trail captured the team title. In the boys race it was Creekside's Zach Bias who beat out Noah Kemp of St. Augustine int he final meters. The Creekside boys won the team championship as well.