Articles with Lancaster
Jada Kenner's 39.56 is one of many strong performances.
The section 6 team champs crowns winners in Class A, Class B, and Class C.
Jenna Crean takes both the 55 and 300 over 7th grade phenom Jada Kenner of Tapestry.
Most of section 6 got together for a varsity select meet at Houghton College, providing for some good competition, and maybe some sectional previews.
Lancaster wins both class A meets, Hamburg takes both class B, Cheektowaga and Holland/EA split class C.
Section 6 meet results from around the area.
Section 6 opened their season this past Saturday at Houghton College with some high level performances.
Maple Grove and Newfane sweep boys and girls team titles in section 6.
This past weekend, we were just three-and-a-quarter inches away from having our first 60-foot Shot Put throw of the season.
It's been a busy weekend for the burgeoning event, which can trace it's ressurgence back to when the Weight Throw was first added to the Indoor State Meet.
Ithaca, NY - This year marked the largest turnout by far for the Bomber Invite. We were not dissapointed as there were many top ranked NY and US performances.
Lancaster’s Melissa Kurzdorfer is two weeks off of the best performance of her storied high school career. She called it a breakthough. The senior broke the state record in the shot put, tossing 49 feet, 9.5 inches before dominating the discus and later the hammer throw. She broke three meet records at the Hartford Invitational in Connecticut in one of the most commanding all-around throwing performances in recent memory.
Melissa Kurzdorfer walked into the shot put circle for the last of her four attempts in the shot put. But just before she went in she turned to her coach.
After winning the HS Weight Throw by almost 11 feet at 55-7 on Saturday in the scholastic portion of this annual 3-day meet, Melissa Kurzdorfer, a senior at Lancaster HS, in western NY, returned Sunday and entered the College/"Open" event, which she won handily at 60-2, breaking her own All-Time New York State Record of 57-6.25, set just a few weeks ago. Her throw ranks #5 all-time US HS.
You would think that when records are set everything happens as if that moment in time had been spiritually ordained – a moment when everything is perfect.
It could be coincidence that pole vaulters look toward the sky when they fall back to earth from an attempt. It gives them a chance to curse the heavens when the bar joins the vaulter in their descent. Or coming down from the air can provide an opportunity to send a message upward in gratitude.
Lancaster, NY star Melissa Kurzdorfer, the junior throwing star, tossed a career best 47-11.75 shot put with a heavy heart this weekend. Buffalo, NY has been in the national news all week after the tragic news of Continental Flight 3407 crashing and 50 people dieing. A team member on the Lancaster, NY track team lost their father and our thoughts are with all of those affected by this tragedy.
Lancaster junior Melissa Kurzdorfer decided she needed a break. So she took the summer off – got away from the throwing circle and the weight room. Then she changed some things when the season started. Then changed things back.
Competing at The Dartmouth Relays in New Hampshire, junior Melissa Kurzdorfer of Lancaster, NY had a personal best toss of 47-09, the 2nd best throw by a New York high school girl ever and a new junior class state record.