Columbiana & Mahoning County Athletes Honored at Greater Youngstown Track Officials Association Banquet

Track and Cross Country Athletes of the Year were honored at the Greater Youngstown Track Officials Association banquet on Tuesday June 16th at the Canfield Agricultural Center. COLUMBIANA COUNTY Left to right Josh Beck, Beaver Local (CC), Justina Stanislaw, East Palestine (CC), Alyssa Wright, Salem (Track) and Riley Fillman, United…

CELEBRATE POLAND ½ MILE FUN RUN- Saturday, June 27, 2015 @ 10:00 am

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The Poland Bulldog Track & Cross Country Club will sponsor a 1/2 mile (800 meters) fun run on Saturday June 27, 2015 as part of the Celebrate Poland festivities.  AGE GROUPS: 5 & UNDER, K THRU 4TH GRADE, 5TH THRU 8TH, 9TH THRU 12TH, AGES: 20-40, & 40+. Entry fee…

Denk and Peare soar to victory in the Division 1 pole vault

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The Division 1 pole vault competition was expected to be very good, but spectators at Jesse Owens Stadium were in for a treat on Saturday afternoon.  The boy’s pole vault was first, and sophomore Matt Peare from North Canton Hoover made sure that the crowd was not disappointed.  He cleared…

An epic run by Ryan Adams to break an epic record

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Ryan Adams of CVCA won the Division 2 1600 meters in an all-time Division 2 State record of 4:07.12.  His time broke the record of the great Scott Fry of Sandusky Perkins that was set back in 1985 (4:08.03).  It was a record that Adams has been eyeing for awhile…

St. Thomas Aquinas Girls and Warren JFK Boys win 2015 Division 3 State Titles

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The two teams that won the Division 3 State titles this year both won for the first time in their school’s history.  St. Thomas Aquinas girls took home the title with 69 points.  A great team effort, winning 3 relays and a lot of great individual performances.  The JFK Boys…

Exciting 4 x 800 meter relays on Day 1 of the State Track and Field Championships

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From Division 3 to Division 1, there were great 4×800 meter relay races/performances all day.  It started off in Division 3 with St. Thomas Aquinas’ girls winning in a time of 9:16.67, thanks to a great anchor leg by Kalee Soehnlen.  The Maplewood boys 4×800 relay then followed that up…

Alyssa Wright of Salem is 3rd in the D2 Girls Discus

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Alyssa Wright, a senior from Salem High School placed 3rd in the girls D2 discus throw; she threw the discus 136′ 9″.

St. Thomas Aquinas Girls and Maplewood Boys take home the gold

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Going into the State meet, both the St. Thomas Aquinas girls and Maplewood boys were heavy favorites to win the 4×800 relays. On Friday morning they didn’t disappoint. The St. Thomas Aquinas girls took 1st place thanks to an awesome anchor leg run by Kalee Soehnlen. The winning quartet was…

Nicolette Kreatsoulas is 2nd at State Track Meet in Division 2 Girls Discus

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Nicolette Kreatsoulas, a senior from Poland Seminary High School placed 2nd in the State Track Meet, Division 2 girls discus. Her throw was 137′ 11′. She also placed second in this event at last years’ State Meet.

What to watch on Day 1 of the Division 3 2015 State Track Meet (Northeast Ohio)

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There are quite a few teams/athletes from Northeast Ohio to keep an eye on during the first day of the State Track and Field Championships. Starting off the day is the Division 3 4×800 meter relay, and Louisville St. Thomas Aquinas (Girls) and Cortland Maplewood (Boys) are the heavy favorites…