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Redwood Empire High School Track and Cross Country

OMG Bowen breaks HS State record


Rylee Bowen traveled to Lisle, Illinois, for USATF Hershey National Youth Outdoor Championships yesterday. Bowen destroyed the old CA HS record in the 2000 Meter Steeplechase and ran the fastest time in the nation this year, 6:41.26. That is a 5:21.01 1600m pace for 5 laps over barriers. From this she was chosen to compete for Team USA at the IAAF World Youth Championships in Cali, Colombia, July 15-19. It was also a new National freshman record for the steeple.… Read More »

Bowen 4:48.95 mile @ Brooks

Rylee Bowen placed 7th at the Brooks PR Invitational at Shoreline Stadium in Seattle, WA. Her mile time of 4:48.95 is equal to a 1600m in 4:47.28. It is her second fastest ever and the number 12 perfromance All-Time. All-Time 1600m Perfromances 4:42.79 Julia Stamps Santa Rosa 5/31/97 4:43.92 Rylee Bowen Sonoma Academy 5/30/15 4:44.57y Stamps Santa Rosa 6/14/97 4:44.65y Stamps Santa Rosa 3/ /97 4:44.78 Stamps Santa Rosa 6/ 7/97 4:45.07y Stamps Santa Rosa 2/11/95 4:45.30 Stamps Santa Rosa… Read More »

State: Allison Scranton 4th DT 149-4, Empire Record


CIF State Track and Field Championships Buchanan High School, Clovis 6/6/2015 PD Story PD Photos, more photos Scranton Video, more videos, Set that includes day 1 races In the discus Allison Scranton opened up with a new Redwood Empire record, with a first round toss of 148-5. The old Empire record was 144-3 by Kathleen Durand of Maria Carrillo who took 4th in the 2013 State meet with that toss. Scranton’s mark held the lead in the first round until… Read More »

State: Carter & Bowen make finals

CIF State Track and Field Championships Buchanan High School -Clovis – 6/5/2015 Story here Santa Rosa’s Kirsten Carter in only her sixth HS 400 won her heat and has qualified for the State finals with the third fastest time of the day. She now holds 3 of the 4 fastest ever run by an Empire girl. In the 200 she finished 4th in her heat and 12th overall in 24.54. She was the only freshman to qualify for the state… Read More »

State previews

Speed, Power Are Familiar Calling Cards For Nation’s Premier State Meet! Casa Grande’s Nicholas Rauch focusing on one chance to shine at state track meet Live webcast of meet Live state meet results Photos and videos of NCS

Bowen makes All-Time CA list

California All-Time Track & Field Records! Girls 1600 METER RUN 19th 4:42.79 -Julia Stamps (Santa Rosa-NC) 1997 27th 4:43.92 ***Rylee Bowen (Sonoma Academy, Santa Rosa-NC) 2015 NCS MOC 51st 4:46.17 -Sara Bei (Montgomery, Santa Rosa-NC) 2001 Freshman all-time state best: 4:40.4c Mary Decker (Portola Jr, Orange) 1973 (4:42.0 for full mile) 3200 METER RUN 14th 10:11.11 -Sara Bei (Montgomery, Santa Rosa-NC) 2001 18th 10:12.20 *Julia Stamps (Santa Rosa-NC) 1996 47th 10:20.5 Amber Trotter (Ukiah-NC) 2002 5000 METERS 2nd 16:31.2 **Julia… Read More »