Sign up is up for the annual IHS XC Start of Season BBQ year! It will be Weds Aug 23rd 6:00-8:30, with Weds Aug 30th as a back up in case of inclement weather. This is an all inclusive BBQ for runners, coaches and parents. The Putney’s are hosting and providing the hamburgers, chicken burgers, veggie burgers and hot dogs. Please include the number of people coming so that they can accurately plan.
The Putney’s are hosting the annual XC BBQ on Wednesday, August 23rd, 6:00-8:30 PM (Wednesday, Aug 30th is a back up date in case of inclement weather). This would be an all inclusive BBQ for runners, coaches and parents. The Putney’s are providing hamburgers, chicken burgers, veggie burgers and hot dogs. There will be a sign up for everything else. Stay tuned for the link to the RSVP and sign up sheet.
Congratulations to Joe Nelson, as he has set a NEW school record in the decathlon by 178 points at the State Multi-Event Championships at Lake Steven’s HS! The previous mark was set in 2015 by Ray Littles. Here are Joe’s marks:
110m Hurdles (post high school height): 18.36
Shot Put (post high school size – 16lb): 29’7
Discus (post high school size – 2kg): 87’5
High Jump: 6’2
Long Jump: 21’5
Pole Vault: 8’10
@StopActionPhoto, Issaquah team sports photographer, is offering FREE Stop Action’s State Track & Field pics to athletes and parents to download!
Visit Stop Action’s State Track & Field pics. If you find a photo you want, just right click on the photo, or click on the down arrow at the bottom of a photo. Enter password: freebies. You should only have to do this once.
These photos are inclusive of State participants 2A – 4A. Please share with other athletes and parents.
With the closing of day 1 in the books, both the boys and the girls team performed very well.
Nikki and Siarfo both qualified in the 100mH, setting personal records as well as a school record for Nikki. Nikki broke the previous record (14.38) that she set in 2016, with a personal best of 14.25. Siarfo set a personal best 14.76. Her previous best was 15.04
The 4×200 team of Siarfo, Mackenzie, Elise and Nikki qualified for the finals set for Saturday morning. They are the #2 seed heading into finals behind Union.
The 4×400 team of Mackenzie, Katie, Sami and Elise qualified as well and are the #2 seed advancing to finals behind Union.
In the 1600m, Sami placed 6th with a time of 5:03.63
Luke placed 5th in the 1600m with a time of 4:17.47
The 4×400 team of Spencer, Garrett, Luke and Joe captured the final qualifying spot with another opportunity to improve their season best time, 3:26.55.
Joey Jensen took 8th place in the boys Shot Put with a PR of 50’4.75! This is a 2ft PR for Joey! He finally got over the 50′ barrier!
Joe Nelson placed 5th in the Triple Jump with a PR of 44’10.75 A little over 9″ for Joe!
Congratulations to everyone that competed today and good luck tomorrow!
Day 1 results Day 1
Tracy has free tickets and will bring them to the Awards banquet.
It’s that time of year! Track season is in full swing, and golden tickets have been sent to the nation’s top high school track athletes. Brooks will host the annual PR Invite on June 17th at Shoreline Stadium in Seattle! The first event will kick-off at 1:30 p.m. PST on the 17th.
The meet will have a DJ, food trucks, and t-shirts and swag for the first 1,000 attendees. If you missed last year’s PR Invite, check out the highlights here.
Congratulations to the boys and girls that qualified to the penultimate event of their high school careers. It is a significant accomplishment since qualifying meant that they had to be finish in the top two in the finals of the district meet or achieve a qualifying standard for their event.
If you are curious about who’s running check out:
|Event:||2017 2A, 3A, 4ATrack & Field State Championships|
|Location:||Mount Tahoma High School, Tacoma|
|Dates:||March 25 -27, 2017|
|Date||Meet Start Time|
|5/25/2017||3:00 PM Field|
|3:30 PM Track|
|5/26/2017||9:00 AM Field|
|11:00 AM Track|
|5/27/2017||9:30 AM Field|
|10:30 AM Track|
Thursday: Athletes will be excused from class at 12:30 PM. Bus will leave from the high school at 12:45 PM
Friday: Athletes will be excused from school for the day. Bus leaves from the high school at 7:45 AM.
Saturday: The bus leaves from the high school at 7:45 AM.
Athletes will be provided meal stipend, but if they feel they will need more they should bring some. Food sources are sort of limited at the meet with concession stand type foods.
Come down and cheer these athletes on, but know before you go:
For detailed Meet Info
Mount Tahoma High School
4634 S 74th St, Tacoma, WA 98409
All spectators are allowed to park in the parking lots surrounding the school and the grass parking lot off of Verde Street (this is the street on the visitor’s side [eastside] of the stadium). Please look for event parking signage. The WIAA is not responsible for vandalism or break-in to automobiles. Please leave no items of value in your car, i.e. wallets, purses, cameras,radios, etc.
Credit Cards will not be accepted
Thursday half day (Adult/Student/Senior): $6 / 5 / 5
Friday/Saturday: $10 / 8 / 8
All Tournament: $19 / 15 / 15