58 results for tag: Track and Field

Best player in school history: Region 1-AAAA schools

Article and photos courtesy of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution --> Original Article Here BRANDEN CAMP/SPECIAL Bill Stanfill passed away in November of last year. He was only 69. The tributes that poured in served to remind those who remembered him, and educate those too young, just how outstanding an athlete that ... More

Even after dominant year, Jones County’s Erin Leonard isn’t slowing down any time soon

Article and photos courtesy of the Macon Telegraph --> Original Article Here Erin Leonard probably would be running even if there wasn’t a team to run for. The junior at Jones County said running is something that she can’t do without. Last year, Leonard won the GHSA Class 5A cross country title and then added ... More

Four Questions with Jordan coach Justin Newman

Article and photos courtesy of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution --> Original Article Here GHSF Daily asked Georgia head coaches to answer these four questions. We’ll report from a different head coach each day. Justin Newman, Jordan 1. What is the real difference-maker in winning and losing in Georgia high school ... More

Taylor takes world title

Article & photos courtesy of The Citizen --> Original Article Here Sandy Creek alum Christian Taylor continued his world domination in the triple jump with a win last weekend before a crowd of 55,000 in the IAAF World Championships in London. His winning jump of 17.68 meters was just enough to get past teammate Will ... More

Transfer trend shows no signs of slowing

Article and photos courtesy of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution --> Original Article Here November 4, 2016 – Roswell, Ga: Roswell wide receiver Christian Ford (3) runs down the sideline against Cherokee linebacker Mckinley Hunter (23) in the first half of their game at Roswell High School Friday November 4, 2016, in ... More

Top-players by position: Multi-position athletes can be dominant

Article and photos courtesy of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution --> Original Article Here BRANDEN CAMP/SPECIAL In today’s category in the series of Top 10 players at each position, we look at players who aren’t easily assigned just one position. They often are dominant in multiple aspects of the game from ... More

New HOF class announced

Article & photos courtesy of The Citizen --> Original Article Here The 2017 inductees in the McIntosh High School Hall of Fame have been announced in advance of the seventh annual induction weekend, scheduled for Oct. 13-14. This year’s Distinguished Alumni is Brycen Counts (1992) — Jr. Olympian during high ... More

State champ in shot put

Article & photos courtesy of The Citizen --> Original Article Here Sarah Carillo, 13, with Peach State Throwers of Fayetteville, won the state championship in both the girls discus and shot put at the USATF Georgia Junior Olympics Track and Field meet at Carrollton High School. She along with other team members are ... More

Puddy takes gold in Senior Games

Article & photos courtesy of The Citizen --> Original Article Here Dr. Robert Earl Puddy of Peachtree City recently won the gold medal in the javelin and silver in the shot put in the USA National Senior Games (formally the USA Senior Olympics). These wins qualify him to compete in the International Senior games ... More

Carson Dingler set for another national team appearance

Article and photos courtesy of the Macon Telegraph --> Original Article Here Mary Persons athlete Carson Dingler has qualified for the national team for the third straight time. Dingler qualified for the national team June 24 at the USATF Jr Track and Field Championships in Sacramento, California. She will compete in ... More