Kansas State Track and Field Championships - Coverage
We keep you up-to-date on the latest high school track-and-field news. letter of intent to Kansas State University to compete in the shot put Monday afternoon. postseason competition in cross country and track for boys and girls, provided . for each of the region meets, and shall serve as the manager for the state meet. According to a Kansas City Star report, Dow was a single-wing disciple who would As a junior, she finished third in discus at the 4A State Track Meet with a throw of . The Lady Tigers won the MSHSAA State Golf Tournament that year with a He also has written three books: “My Baseball Journey, a Sportscaster's .
Charles played football for three years at the University of Missouri. While at Missouri, he was regarded as one of the best players in the country by being honored on several All-Conference and All-American teams. He played in the NFL for one year before retiring and returning to Sedalia. Upon returning to Sedalia, Charles became a leader in the community through both his business and his philanthropic endeavors.
Charles Van Dyne Passed away in Dow became an assistant coach and math teacher at Smith-Cotton High School in ; he took the reins as head football coach in and remained at the helm through the season. A pair of heart attacks forced him to the sideline, but his 80 career wins remains tops among Tigers football coaches. Dow, S-C Class offinished his coaching career with a record ofincluding six Central Missouri Conference titles and finishing below second place only four times.
His and squads each recorded records, and his team went According to a Kansas City Star report, Dow was a single-wing disciple who would switch to the T-formation depending on his players' abilities.
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Then, as the quarterback fades back and throws that long touchdown pass, as the stands go wild, you might hear that chuckle. Old Stub called the right one again. A member of S-C's Class ofshe was named First Team All-State in both her junior and senior years, was a member of the only win girls basketball team in S-C history and maintained a grade-point average above 3. While her accolades at Smith-Cotton would make her more than worthy for hall of fame consideration, Smith went on to make a lasting impact in the world of women's basketball.
Her high school coach and current Sedalia Superintendent Brad Pollitt said: But more than that, she is a great person. Donease has high moral character and has made a career of guiding young people during important stages of their life.
Donease has been a positive role model all through high school and during her career. Upon his graduation inThomas, who played shortstop, signed a contract with the St. After minor league stints from to in Belleville, Ill. During that '51 season, the Browns called him up to the big-league roster. Thomas continued to play baseball, and in the offseason attend college, through the season, when he retired from the game.
He earned bachelor's and master's degrees from Central Missouri State University, and after teaching at La Monte and Otterville he joined the Sedalia school system, teaching at the elementary level. He later would move to the central office as assistant superintendent, and retired from education in Longtime friend James Cooney said, "During his lifetime, Thomas has been a shining example of honesty, loyalty and humility, traits every young man should follow. Kelli, a member of the Class ofwas a four-year letter winner in track and basketball.
As a junior, she finished third in discus at the 4A State Track Meet with a throw of feet, six inches. Her senior year, she was second in the event, throwing feet, one inch. Also during her senior year, she set the school discus record at feet, 3 inches — a mark that still stands today. Kelli also was active in amateur athletic competitions, taking first place in the age group in two national competitions and was ranked as the No.
Kelli currently is vice president of global manufacturing for Oakley Corporation, after serving as vice president of Operations for Stanley Black and Decker. Sandra Parkhurst, who nominated Kelli for Hall of Fame induction, wrote: She is a person of integrity, has much compassion for others and is a role model for many.
His skills blossomed over time, eventually earning him a spot on the Sunflower All-Conference soccer team his senior year, when he set the state single-season record for goals scored, with The record has since been broken. He was Rookie of the year in and made the All-Midwest team in and Mike lost his battle with cancer at age Van had some big shoes to fill, and he filled them well.
Van, Class ofwas a four-year letterman in track, and a three-year letterman in both football and basketball. He set school and stadium records in the broad jump and the yard high hurdles; his junior year, he was state runner-up in the hurdles event. In football he was an all-conference selection twice and made the all-district second team his senior year.
But Van excelled in basketball, setting the single-game scoring record with 45 points against Hickman High; the season scoring record, averaging 27 points per game; and the career scoring mark with 1. His senior year, he averaged He was an honorable mention All-State selection as a junior, and a unanimous All-State pick as a senior.
Van received both football and basketball scholarship to the University of Missouri, but he resigned them and transferred to Oklahoma. After sustaining an injury the spring before his eligibility started, he returned to Mizzou and lettered in golf two years.
He continued playing competitive golf after graduation, becoming the Kansas City Golf Association match play champion four times and Player of the Year honors in Van worked at Adco Incorporated from towhen he was hired by the H.
Lee company to launch a golf clothing division. He continues to be active in the community serving on boards and providing leadership. Same thing for her distances in the discus and long jump, and her height in the high jump.
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But on the opening day of the two-day event at the University of Texas' Mike A. Myers Stadium in Austin, she finished second in the long jump, third in the discus and won the high jump. The next day, she placed second in the and won the She was the only girl representing Rochelle High School. Richardson had personally won the team championship, compiling 42 points in her five events.
Chilton and Seymour tied for second at That's why media types with digital recorders and TV microphones descended upon Richardson just minutes after the awards presentation. It was pretty much "Oh, OK. I'm proud of you. I appreciate your competitive spirit. Thank you for making my day. In winning an outright team track title by herself, Richardson joins James Segrest who won the 2A title for Bangs in and Frank Pollard who won the Class B title for Meridian in as the only Texans to win a team title by themselves.
True, she was fortunate that no Class A school qualified in all three of the meet relays, which award double the points of the individual events.
A handful of schools, including Chilton and Seymour, qualified two, along with a couple of entrants in individual events. But the fact is, no other team caught her. That Richardson won the team title was a testament to her physical talent and internal drive. Her mother, Madelynn, who teaches science at Rochelle, said Bonnie has the most self-discipline she has ever seen and referred to "scary focus.
She doesn't need me to tell her between events to go relax. The high school enrollment is The class that walked through graduation last Friday numbered The football team plays in the six-man division. Richardson is the first individual to win a Texas team state title since She reached the regional semifinals this year for the first time, which seemed to excite her more than talking about track.
To train for track, she and Dennis drive 10 minutes south to Brady, a 2A school with a composition track behind the school.
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From Pam in Minneapolis: What a thrill to read about your accomplishments. Richardson won the Class A long jump title as a sophomore. By qualifying last year as one of eight finalists in five events, she could have compiled as many as 50 points. The top six places score in each of 14 individual events, double in the three relays.
A couple of schools had enough qualifiers to reach the 60s. On the opening Friday of the meet, Richardson was entered in the third, fourth and fifth events, her field events.