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Redwood Empire High School Track and Cross Country

Maria Carrillo rebuilding our T&F Coaching staff

Maria Carrillo High School located in the North Bay, Santa Rosa is looking for Experienced and Enthusiastic Track Coaches for the upcoming 2015 Spring season. There are several positions open, details posted on www.edjoin.org including a stipend for paid positions. Note: Applications must be fully completed to be considered. Please contact Greg Fogg, MCHS Head XC Coach if you’re interested, or have any questions. -Greg Fogg MCHS Head Coach, Cross Country Email: greg.fogg@comcast.net Mobile: (707) 291-2967 Looking for candidates with… Read More »

Robin Williams the runner

(photo: Ancestry.com)

Just another tid bit I found about Robin Williams. Robin was a track star at Redwood High back in 1969. He competed for Redwood under the coaching of former SRJC coach Gary Shaw. Robin ran the 880 yard run and was a member of the Mile Relay team. In the 1969 NCS division III finals, held at SRJC, Robin finished 2nd in the 880 in 1:59.4 to a teammate and ran a leg on the second place relay team (3:22.4)… Read More »

2014 BOYS ALL-EMPIRE TRACK & FIELD

Meet Index at bottom of page Note: Last line under event shows place on 2014 Empire Best list. Many thanks to Michael Lucid who supplied most of the photos. Click on photos for larger view. Athlete of the Year Story: Pumas’ Dante Hay ends season on a high note Dante Hay 12, Maria Carrillo 800 7th State 1:52.36 1st Woody Wilson 1:53.94 1st NCS Redwood 1:54.81 1st NBL 1:56.03 3rd NCS MOC 1:53.04 1:52.36 1st 2014, =5th All-Time 1600 2nd… Read More »

2014 GIRLS ALL-EMPIRE TRACK & FIELD

Meet Index at bottom of page Note: Last line under event shows place on 2014 Empire Best list. Many thanks to Michael Lucid who supplied most of the photos. Click on photos for larger view. Athlete of the Year Story: Scranton’s success revolves around work ethic Allison Scranton 11, Petaluma Discus 6th State 141-3, 3 of top 7 performances All-Time 1st NCS Redwood 130-1 1st SCL 113-11 2nd NCS MOC 133-4 8th Stanford 121-8 141-3 1st 2014, 2nd All-Time, Junior… Read More »

Montgomery High School Hall of Fame

The Montgomery High School Hall of Fame will add six former athletes and coaches for 2014. The track athletes are: Andy Alkire, class of 1959, who competed in basketball, football, track and field; 163-9½ discus Bob Butler, class of 1964, who played basketball and ran track and field; 22.2 220 yards = 22.31m 1963, 10.0 100 yards 1964, school record before Mel Gray Complete story

4 Bowen video’s: mile, steeple & 2 mile

Rylee Bowen runs in last for the first lap of the mile in a black top. Click here for video of mile Click here for video of steeple In 2 mile she is wearing same yellow top as steeple. Click here for video of 2 mile Kate is wearing the bright pinkish top. Also Kate Bowen in Mile video Again Rylee’s 1600m avaerage was at 4:56.84 and she passed the 1500m spot in a recorded 4:39.26. 1500m High School bests… Read More »

Photos of NCS day 2

399 photos by Michael Lucid The Redwood Empire is so fortunate to have someone like Michael who does something like this that means so much to so many, expecting nothing in return. From everyone a big THANK YOU Michael

Allison Scranton medals (141-3) & Dante Hay PR’s 1:52.36

Petaluma’s Allison Scranton had a huge day in the discus medaling at 6th with the second best performance in Redwood Empire history with a big 141-3 toss. Maria Carrillo’s Dante Hay ran his fastest race of his life at 1:52.36 finishing 7th. Coming into the meet Scranton had a big PR last week at 133-4. Scranton was the second thrower of the 12 today. The first thrower, Coryne McKenney of Buchanan, went 125-1 to start the competition. Scranton blasted a… Read More »

Hay & Scranton make State finals

CIF State Track and Field Championships Preliminaries at Buchanan High School – Clovis – 6/6/2014 10th 800 Dante Hay, 12 Maria Carrillo 1:53.95, Finalist Hay ran in 6th place after the first lap in 56.00 before passing three others to finish third in his heat. Last Empire boy to place in top 8 in final was Blake McDowall, Montgomery 5th 1:54.49 2007 11th DT Allison Scranton, 11 Petaluma 132-3, Finalist, 23rd performance All-Time After two of her three throws Scranton… Read More »