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Redwood Empire High School Track and Cross Country

More Preview and Spring Lake

I started putting together info on the upcoming season below but then the PD wanted a story which you can see here. Still the stuff below may be interesting to some. First though a look at Spring Lake. The Spring Lake course is the oldest and most used course in Sonoma County. It has been used since 1988. This year all three league finals are scheduled to be run there, NBL, SCL & CMC. Casa coach Carl Triola has a… Read More »

Track stuff: wind, NCS XC rankings, Raugewitz & more

Best All-Time Wind Adjusted 100-meter Performances Ukiah coach: Local Ironman Chad Raugewitz takes first place at HITS Series Trialthon in Napa Valley 2013 NCS Division III Pre-Season Rankings Due to the expected rain tomorrow afternoon, we have CANCELLED Track Meet #2. Our next meet will be on July 9. Cain: 17-year-old 2nd in 1,500 meters; becomes youngest ever to make U.S. team for worlds A Record-Breaker, Sort Of Gatorade® National Boys Track & Field Athlete Of The Year: Trayvon Bromell

Casa Grande at Super Seven Invitational

  Licensed to De La Salle High School of Concord HY-TEK’s Meet Manager 2012 Joe Stocking Super Seven Invitational – 2/25/2012 Diablo Valley College, Pleasant Hill, CA Results Girls 100 Meter Dash Varsity ========================================================================== Super 7 Meet: # 12.17 2005 Cherrelle Garrett, Mt. Eden Name Year School Finals H# Points ========================================================================== Finals 1 Veale, Mariee Hercules 12.35 3 10 2 McNeally, Sanita Hercules 12.73 3 8 3 Beecham, Nicole Casa Grande 13.16 3 6, Prep Best FAT 4 Perry, Pattriana… Read More »

Danielle Steffen favored to win State Indoor

Petaluma’s Danielle Steffen is the top ranked pole vaulter for Saturday’s High School State Indoor Championships in Fresno. Steffen, Nicole Lane and Courtney Tuck all placed 3rd in last years Indoor State Meet. Seven Redwood Empire athletes are scheduled to compete.   First number is seed for 2012 meet Girls   Pole Vault 1 Danielle Steffen                 SR Petaluma          11-0 2 Siobhan Anderson SR     Santa Rosa           10-0   2 Mile Run 2 Nicole Lane        SR El Molino        … Read More »

All NorCal Cross Country Teams

The 2011 All NorCal High School XC Teams have been selected and the Redwood Empire had some high placers. Piner’s Luis Luna made first team All NorCal. Luna was the highest placing NorCal runner at the Foot Locker Nationals. Sonoma’s Alex Conner was picked second team and Ukiah’s Paul Holden was picked as one of the ten undergraduates to make the top three teams. Piner’s Jaime Silva made honorable mention. On the girls side El Molino’s Nicole Lane was picked… Read More »

Luis Luna 30th in Nation

Piner’s Luis Luna concluded his high school cross country career with a 30th place finish at the 2011 Foot Locker Nationals at Morley Field in San Diego. Luna finished as the second California boy and was fifth for the West team. He is the second boy from the Redwood Empire to compete in this meet, the other being Elsie Allen’s Celedonio Rodriguez who placed 18th in 1998. Some 8,000 plus of us watched the meet live on a web cast.… Read More »

Live webcast of Luna at Nationals

Saturday morning starting at 8am a live broadcast of the Footlocker National Cross Country meet can be found at link below. Girls race scheduled to start at 9:15 and boys race with Piner’s Luis Luna at 10.   Click here for live webcast  

Luis Luna qualifies for National Championships

Piner’s Luis Luna ran possible his best race of the year to qualify for the Foot Locker National Championships in Balboa Park, San Diego on Dec. 10th.   Competing in the West Regionals, Luna placed 7th in the seeded race at Mt. Sac on Dec 3rd to become one of the Western regions 10 qualifiers for the National meet.   Check running blog later in the week for a link to watch the National Championships on a live webcast. Photos… Read More »