NYSPHSAA - NY State Championships 2009

Ithaca, NY


NY State Champs - Boys 1600m Mar 10, 2009

Chris Carrington wins the NY State title but is later DQ'd for running inside the line before the break line at the, so Jordan Hamm is awarded the title.

NY State Champs: Hatz takes 1,000; Ramapo upsets Sheepshead Bay in 4x200 Mar 07, 2009

ITHACA – Fayetteville Manilus junior Alex Hatz had all the looks off an athlete racing against himself. The win didn’t quite become a secondary matter but if he ran the way he knew he could then victory came with the package. “I wanted to lead from the gun,” he said. “I wanted to be aggressive.”

NY State Meet Highlights: US #1's from Kurzdorfer & Lipari, Frosh National Record by Plante Mar 07, 2009

The New York girls showed up the New York boys as the performances in the second half of the New York State Indoor Championships have been quite impressive with two US #1 performances and a freshmen national record. Lancaster's Melissa Kurzdorfer was the current US leader in the shot put and went ahead to improve her season best in the event at Cornell with a big throw of 48'2.25".  Kurdorfer, a junior, is now a three-time New York indoor state champion in the event. The girls distance races have been stellar today as well in Ithaca. Roslyn junior Emily Lipari, the current US leader in the 3K at 9:50, became the nation's fastest at 1500 meters as well with a 4:32.59 victory. 1500 runner-up Shelby Greany of Suffern was just three seconds off Lipari's US #1 time in the 3K as she kicked it in for a strong 9:53 win. A rising star is found at Colonie High School in freshmen Kyle Plante (pictured left by Tim Fulton) as she defeated a strong field in the 300 meter dash including previous US #3 performer Chamique Francis with a US #2 38.53 performance. More impressively, her time shattered the high school freshmen national record in the event. More... Meet Results: Boys - Girls Meet Articles by Chris Hunt of ArmoryTrack.com:  Boys - Girls Photo Galleries by Tim Fulton of ArmoryTrack.com: Boys Events (615 photos total) - Girls Events (535 photos total)

New York State Championships Preview Mar 04, 2009

MileSplit US affiliate, ArmoryTrack.com, will be providing in-depth coverage of this weekend's New York State Indoor Championships being held in Ithaca at Cornell University. The state of New York has some of the best athletes in the country from this indoor season including several US leaders and many US top 10 performers who will be going head to head in several showcase events this weekend. NY State Indoor Championships - Boys Preview NY State Indoor Championships - Girls Preview NY State Indoor Championships - Meet Entries NY State Indoor Championships - Meet Information

Jack On Track Week 9 Mar 04, 2009

Welcome to episode nine of our weekly webcast, Jack on Track presented by Super Runners Shop. Here we bring you our very own Jack Pfeifer and Christopher Hunt discussing all things track and field every Wednesday at 3pm.

Wharton Performance Clinic: Piriformis (Pelvis) Mar 02, 2009

Jim Wharton of the famed Wharton Performance Clinic illustrates how to perform some dynamic piriformis stretching techniques. Wharton Performance has helped with flexibility and preventing injuries on every level from children to Olympians. His camp even set up shop at the Olympic Trials this summer and worked on everyone from Miki and Lisa Barber to Lopez Lomong.