Andy Silbsterstin and Glenn Hayward set NY javelin records three years apart more than three decades ago, and both may never be broken.
Fayetteville-Manlius got four fairly even relay legs together and rode them to the 4x800m title at 2017 States.
In 2013 after winning another national championship, Rudy Winkler made a stopover at West Point to set a national record in the hammer throw.
Jill Shippee let if fly at the New England Championship in her senior year and broke the 200 foot barrier.
In her final indoor States meet as a junior in 2016, Sammy Watson won the 1000m title and helped Rush-Henrietta take five crowns.
Ed Bowes who started the Manhattan Invitational meet in 1973 has passed away.
In 2019 at her home meet, Sarah Trainor ran by herself to a national record in the 2K steeplechase.
Some go to States just to win, others go to dominate. Here are the names of of the most terrifying beasts at outdoor States, event-by-event, 2010-2019.
At 2018 NBON, Northport rebounded from a crushing States loss for a 4x800m national title.
In the mud of Vernon-Verona-Sherrill at 2011 States, Nick Ryan led Fayetteville-Manlius to a one-point win over Rush-Henrietta.
Lanae-Tava Thomas added almost a foot to her own state record in the long jump at the 2017 US Juniors.
In the last race of the 2016 NBON national championship, Huntington took the crown in the 4x400m.
At 2018 States, Brooke Rauber fell on the last barrier and Aziza Chigatayeva took a first ever PSAL win
At the Section 4 State Qualifier in 2016, Alexis Daniels reached a long-sought new territory with a 50-7.5 toss.
In two meets earlier in the season Rayvon Grey fell slightly short of Bob Beamon's 50 year old long jump record, but he got it at States in 2016.
In 2016 Alyssa Sandy flew to a 13.45 time at the PSAL championship to break a 13-year-old state record in the 100 meter hurdles. And an hour beforehand, she ran even faster.
In 2015 at New Balance Outdoor Nationals, Rai Benjamin took on the the best in the country and drove the state record below 50.00 for the national crown.
At indoor States in 2018, Shea Weilbaker fought off all late challenges in the 3200m and breezed home for the win.
At the Loucks Games in 2015, Northport's Mikey Brannigan led ten guys across the line in under 9:00 for the 3200m to smash the state record.
In a downpour at Nationals with the rest of the action stopped, Sammy Watson and Rush-Henrietta drove through the deluge to set an all-time US record in the 1600m sprint medley relay.
At Pawling in 2010, a Bronxville team led by Mary Cain and Meredith Rizzo won the battle of reigning state champs over Greenwich in the Class C race.
At the inaugural outdoor Brooks PR Invite in Seattle in 2014, national champ Northport took on the best of the west in the 4xMile and came away with the win and state record.
On her first attempt at Penn Relays in 2015, Marie-Josee Ebwea-Bile soared out more than 42 feet to break an 18 year old state record.
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At Union Endicott States in 2017, Newburgh Free Academy won a tough D1 race and then got the meet record on Saturday.
In 2014 a month before she entered college, Mary Cain gave the US its first ever distance event medal at World Juniors with gold in the 3000m
At Nationals in 2011 among high flying competition, Joran Yamoah skied to 16-8.75 to break the outdoor state PV record for the third time.
At 2013 NBNO, Medgar Evers celebrated the final days of Kadecia Baird's storied career with a state record and national championship.
A final comeback by the anchor in the NBON Nationals in 2010 netted Warwick Valley a silver medal and a state record.
In a new millennium that included pole vaulting for girls, Amy Linnen captured NY's first national crown.