Eastern States Championships 2008

New Rochelle, NY


6/7 WKND: Price US#2 A-T (and PA#2)|Krais #2 all-time Hep + 300H|Lowry, Troxell zip|Kaulbach in VA Jun 4, 2008

Chanelle Price runs the 2nd best PA 800 ever in 2:01.61 at Prefontaine. #2 also happens to be US#2 behind Kim Gallagher's 2:00.07 - and Price has a few more chances... We are not in Shippensburg any more – Chanelle Price at Pre Ryann Krais is gaining fans and confidence as she chases records in her prep farewell... VIDEO: 12 "Run Like A Champion Videos" from the June 6 PA Distance Festival at West Chester Henderson HS US#2 all time for Ryann Krais of 5522 in the heptathlon - photo by Alan Versaw, Colarado Runner, a MileSplit.US affiliate Photo gallery from the 3rd Pennsylvania Distance Festival @ West Chester Henderson At the Great Southwest Classic, a day after her near record in the Heptathlon, Ryann Krais won the 300 hurdles in a PR of 41.20, and was named the Female Athlete of the Meet. On Thursday, Ryann Krais started her hep competition 79 points ahead of US-record-setting pace following four of the seven heptathlon events. But after the final three events, Krais came up a mere 11 points short of passing the national record of 5533. Krais' 5522 was a PR by 150 points. Her day two including an 18-10.50 long jump, a javelin of 104-11 and a 2:17.71 in the 800. At the 3rd Henderson Distance Festival, LaSalle senior Dan Lowry ran a 4:13.49 mile (60-2:03-3:07), the #1 PA (pure) time at that distance. The mark is a school record, eclipsing a 1974 mile run by John Burns. Cedar Crest's Tom Troxell went 1:52.87, which is just short of his PA#2 ranking from Districts. On Saturday at the Golden South Classic in Orlando, FL, frosh Taylor Ellis-Watson of the Springside School near Philadelphia, PRed in the 400, running a 55.65 to advance to the finals. Her 56.24 in the finals captured third place. In the 200, she ran 25.35 in the prelims and did not advance. At the MileStat.com Elite Track Gala @ Richmond, VA, Max Kaulbach, Germantown Friends, won the 1500 in a meet record and US#3 3:54.48, coming through the 800 in 2:04. At the Golden West Invitatonal in California, Jason Flangan, Father Judge, threw the javelin 168-05, for 2nd. MORE>>>

Bringing the Heat Jun 7, 2008

Mott wins 400, struggles in heat By Christopher Hunt NEW ROCHELLE – Just sitting in the shade New Rochelle’s Elizabeth Mott needed to comment on the heat. “Oh my gosh, it’s so hot out here,” she said. Then her teammate Aisha Chisholm said, “You think it’s hot? Wait until you get on the track.” FULL STORY HERE photo by www.wingedfootfotos.com  

Blazing performances at Easterns Jun 7, 2008

Faldermeyer throws big, Arlington breaks record By Christopher Hunt NEW ROCHELLE – Alec Faldermeyer knew he popped a good one. Or at least the throw felt good. So he waited for confirmation. “I saw them run out of tape,” the Minisink Valley sophomore said.   FULL STORY HERE photo by Tim Fulton

Eastern States Meet Changes Jun 1, 2008

Time schedule has been changed to better accommodate athletes taking SAT's. Order of events has also been updated. Entries are due Saturday, May 31st. MEET ENTRY HERE - UPDATED JUNE 2ND