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For the South Hunterdon track and field team, it was a bittersweet day. Overall, though, the Eagles had their share of highlights at the NJSIAA Group Championships - 1 and 4 at Franklin High School June 7-8.

Going into the NJSIAA Central Group 1 sectional, South Hunterdon head track and field coach Scott Ward had some good feelings and some high expectations.

As head track coach at South Hunterdon, Scott Ward has shepherded his program through a host of situations over the past 11 years. From constructing a makeshift high jump structure with two athletes …

A busy week for track and field started last Tuesday and Wednesday at Blue Mountain High School, site of the District 11 championships. In Class 2A competition, Palisades senior Trevor Johnson came …

Desai, Hamilton shine in title meets

Solebury School hosted the PJAA Championships the afternoon of May 8. Five Spartan first places helped Solebury’s team finish as conference runner-up. Junior Makhai Anderson and Shane Tomlinson won …

Rooney shatters Titans record

Central Bucks South junior Riley Rooney clocked a 4:55.98 last Thursday in the girls 1,600-meter run at Pennridge’s Helman/Hosier Invitational. Rooney not only won the event – by nearly 17 seconds …

For some teams, the Penn Relays can be a proving ground for their athletes, who are competing against some of the finest athletes from the state and the country.For others, it’s a good test before …

Track and field athletes who excel in high school and college often do so by getting an early jump in the sport. That’s why the William Penn Middle School program in Yardley is so valuable to …

Four years ago, Megan Blue decided to try a spring sport. Basketball had been her primary sport, but the Central Bucks West senior needed more.Neither her mother, Elena, nor father, Chad, were …

“Alexander Hamilton … You never learned to take your time,” Broadway sang. Gwen Hamilton never learned to take her time either. There are very few Philadelphia Catholic League track worlds left …

The Pennsylvania Track & Field Coaches Association Indoor State Championship took place at State College on Saturday. Central Bucks West senior Mimi Duffy took home silver in the 200 meter …

Broadway fans know that Hamilton has star power. And Gwen Hamilton sure delivered on Sunday at Lehigh University during the Philadelphia Catholic League Indoor Track and Field Championships.

As a freshman pole vaulter, Rutgers’ Chloe Timberg won the first collegiate meet she ever entered. The Central Bucks West star, who set the Pennsylvania high school record by being the first girl to …

Thomas Smigo remains focused on his goal to run a sub four-minute mile. He is looking forward to his next chance at the New Balance Nationals in Philadelphia June 17. His last quest registered a time …

Pirate Thomas Smigo snags gold at states

At the PIAA Track and Field Championships last weekend at Shippensburg, senior Thomas Smigo hauled in some treasure. The Palisades Pirate won the boys 2A 1,600 meter in 4:13.05. He was in 21st place …

Five Lion golds highlight district haul

The District One track and field championships took place at Coatesville last Friday and Saturday. The CB West boys posted the best showing, coming in second in 3A with 39 points, eight more than …

For Mimi Duffy, it’s all about staying the course, both physically and mentally. The Central Bucks West junior recently captured the 200 meter (25.31), and the 400 meter (57.69) at the Suburban One …

Ashley Landis admittedly was tentative about running the 800 meter last year. However, it didn’t show on the surface as she advanced to the PIAA state meet and placed 15th in the event in a time of …

In a track and field program, the more depth one has, often the better the results.Yet, any program can find ways to maximize its efforts without large numbers, as is the case with South …

Palisades’ Thomas Smigo has had the dream career of every harrier.The senior has won four Colonial League and District 11 cross country championships and never lost a race in the district.

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