With hot temperatures all over the state, our south Florida region 4 teams are feeling the heat this week with weekday regional meets.
Articles with Cypress Bay HS
Eddie Romero recaps all the action from 4A Region 4.
Teri Bernhardt Rodriguez was on-site in South Florida at the 4A Region 4 Championships and captured over 900 photos of all the action including this one of adaptive athlete Isabella Matos of Cypress Bay who was all smiles after winning the 200, 800, and shot put!
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.
Very similar to last year's 4A Region 4 Championship where there were many of the top individuals and teams from the State all going head-to-head with each other, this year's version of the same meet followed in the exact same suit...
Katherine MacNeal started running track in eighth grade. She had played soccer, softball, and volleyball, but wanted to try something new. She tried out for the track and cross country teams at Cypress Bay and fell in love with the sport. Now a senior, MacNeal says running helped her get through some personal times in her life as well.
Cypress Bay first-team All-American cross-country runner Katherine MacNeal will carry the torch for her breast cancer-surviving mother, Jill MacNeal, at the FHSAA Class 4A state finals in Tallahassee on Saturday. (via The Miami Herald)
When the results came in last night I was skeptical. A discus thrower who has remained largely unnoticed breaks out with his first reported throw of the year over 200 feet? Must be a typo, right? WRONG! Austin Gamble of Cypress Bay threw almost 40 feet farther than his season best of 165-10 from last season. When this massive throw of the disc finally reached the ground again it had been hurled 201-5.5 feet, placing Austin as not only #2 in the nation (behind super-stud Mason Finley of Colorado) but #3 all-time in the state of Florida.