As many as four Middletown athletes will compete as freshman at Southern University, including Mel and Manny Mosley, as well as Daniel Simon of Boys & Girls.
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MIDDLETOWN – As fast as it took a starter’s pistol to sound, the state meet could have lost its best quarter-miler. Middletown’s Mel Mosley avoided what could have been a disastrous disqualification at the Section 9 championships that would have cost him a shot to win his first individual state title.
The Fast Times Relays is known as a meet geared for relays to come in with fresh legs and produce, well, fast times. But Middletown senior Mel Mosley turned in an iron horse performance that made it no wonder why he’ll be the cornerstone of the freshman recruiting class of Southern University in Louisiana.
Middletown senior Mel Mosley ran himself into another class of sprinters Wednesday. He chopped an entire second of is personal best to win the 400 meters at the Section 9 A-D championships at Middletown, clocking 46.88 seconds.
When Mel Mosley wanted to accomplish something, he turned to the one person that’s been with him his entire life: his twin brother.
NEW YORK – We’ve all had days when we woke up in the morning and decided, even before we tore the covers off, that today would not be fun.
Story and photos by Tim Fulton NEW ROCHELLE - Coach Cap might look a little younger come Monday. The long time New Rochelle track and field coach, perhaps best known for making great hurdlers, has a new 400m hurdler on his hands. All American Elizabeth Mott, who placed 4th in the 400m at the National Scholastic Indoor Championships in 54.81, setting a new Section 1 Record in the process, is now running the longer hurdle race. Coach Capellan, or “Cap” as most of his athletes and colleagues call him, bet Mott that if she could break 66 seconds her first time in the event, he’d shave his mustache. From the sound of the gun, it was never in doubt. FULL ARTICLE HERE Photo Gallery Here