One of the best pole vaulters in Florida history is set to compete at the Division One NCAA Championships this weekend in Eugene, Oregon.
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We take a look at the top returning girls teams in 1A.
Oak Hall ended the 2016 track and field season as the 1A state champions after finishing third in 2014, and runner-up in 2015. The Eagles return a majority of their squad as does 2016 runner-up Holy Trinity with the likes of Giana Gayles, Elizabeth Bacon, and Samantha Folio. We take a look at the top 1A girls teams heading into the 2017 season.
Maynard St. John was on-site and captured over 750 photos of all the action at 1A-2 Region Championship in Clearwater including this one of EIGHTH GRADER Moriah Oliveira of Evangelical Christian who won the 400m dash in 56.92s. Twin sister Sierra won the 800m in 2:15.06 and both were an integral part of the 4x400 and 4x800m relay teams that advanced to state!
Evangelical Christian standout and Auburn signee Drew McMichael breaks Mike Holloway's all-time state pole vault record of 17'1.5" by clearing 17'2" at the JAC Street Vault.
July 1st marked the initial contact period for the class of 2016 athletes to be recruited. We reached out to some of our top 2015 standouts to get their take on the process and offer advice.
The 2014-2015 school year has provided some great highlights in both cross country and track across the Sunshine State. In the coming weeks many of our seniors will head out to start their college careers both athletically and academically. We wanted to salute them one more time in this special feature and say thank you for your support over the years.
The Melbourne Holy Trinity team has had a stranglehold on Class A Region 3 for the last few years. The Holy Trinity boys have won the last three, the girls, the last two. Thursday ushered in a regime change in Region 3 as the BlueJackets won both boys and girls titles.
Evangelical Christian senior Drew McMichael kicked off the 2015 outdoor season with a new personal best in the pole vault. McMichael cleared an early state leading (outdoor) 16'1.5" on his second attempt at the Ida Baker Pre-Season Meet. The reigning 1A state champion is only the 9th person in the state of Florida to have eclipsed 16 feet. Watch him conquer the bar and set his sights towards a new state record by season's end!
The Holy Trinity girls and boys look to be shoe ins for their 8th respective titles and numbers 15 and 16 as a school. Will they also have the 1A individual champion to go with the team trophies?
The 2014 cross country season is less than a month away and teams across the state are already preparing. Some are building from the beginning, others fine tuning and bonding with their teammates. At Evangelical Christian School in Fort Myers, the Sentinels are ready to go. The team returns their top five from a 2013 group that was district runner-up, fourth at the regional meet, and seventh at the Cross Country Finals.
In this series we take a look at state championship and runner-up coaches, their outlook on the team, the season, and the future of the program. In 2014, Coach Chris Patrick and assistant Wes Penberthy led the Evangelical Christian School girls to their first ever podium finish, a runner-up showing at the 1A state championship.
There was no stopping the Holy Trinity Leviathan Thursday at Calvary Christian in Clearwater for Class A Region 3 track. It was not a huge surprise, the Tigers are defending state champs for the boys and were runners-up in Class A a year ago. They easily out-paced the field on both sides, boys and girls. On the boys side, the Tigers scored 115 to runner-up Indian Rocks Christian with 59. On the girls side, the Tigers scored 133.5 to Evangelical Christian’s 67.5.
Lake Mary senior Erica Sergeant is looking for her third straight 4A state championship. She comes into the 2014 season as the top returner having gone 12'5 twice, 12'6, and a personal best 12'6.25 at AAU Club Nationals. On the boys side, only four have gone over 15'0. Evangelical Christian junior Drew McMichael went 15'6 at AAU Club Nationals and has the top returning outdoor time. However, watch out for Bolles senior Harry Glasser. He went 15'0 last year and recently cleared 16'0 at an indoor meet in North Carolina.
Evangelical Christian junior Sarah Candiano and Merritt Island sophomore Steven Cross are this week's Athletes of the Week. Candiano collected her second consecutive win of the season by taking home the 1A District 11 Championship in a season best of 18:18.00. Cross tallied win number three of his season at the 3A District 13 Championship. His time of 15:46.00 was a new school record by two seconds beating the previous record set by John Culver in 2007.
WINTER PARK - Evangelical Christian School junior John Lunsford turned in a stellar performance Friday in the Class A track and field finals. (via www.news-press.com)