Monday, June 4, 2012
Anchor Bay student-athletes competed at the Division 1 state high school track and field finals on Saturday at East Kentwood.
Anchor Bay student-athletes competed at the Division 1 state high school track and field finals on Saturday at East Kentwood. Anchor Bay competitors qualified after a strong showing at the regional meet.
Tuesday, May 22, 2012
Alec Waiter, Zach Joyce and Eddie Komph qualified for the Division 1 state track and field finals in East Kentwood on June 2.
Three members of the Anchor Bay boys track and field team will compete at the Division 1 state finals on Saturday, June 2, in East Kentwood, according to the MHSAA. Alec Waiter, Zach Joyce and Eddie Komph all qualified for the state track meet after their performances at the regional meet on Friday, May 18, at Warren Mott. Joyce won the 400-meter dash with a time of 50.40 seconds; Waiter finished second in the 300 intermediate hurdles with a time of 40.70 seconds; and Komph placed second in the 3,200 run with a time of 9:47.60. Anchor Bay finished sixth in the team standings at the regional. Sterling Heights Stevenson won the meet with 108.5 points. Katilyne Zopf-Ellis of the L’Anse Creuse North girls track and field team qualified for …
Monday, June 6, 2011
Anchor Bay's Olivia Haskin is strong on the track and on the soccer pitch this spring for the Tars.
Think being a two-sport varsity athlete is tough? Try playing two varsity sports in the same season! That's exactly what Anchor Bay junior Olivia Haskin is doing this spring. Haskin plays midfield for the varsity soccer team and is one of the primary distance runners on the varsity track and field team. She gives 100 percent effort for both teams and it shows. This week Haskin scored the winning goal in the team's quarterfinal match again L'Anse Creuse North. In track, she was on the two-mile relay team last year that went to the state meet. Haskin ran 2:28 for her portion of the relay. All coaches involved are supportive of Haskin's ambition and are patient, encouraging and have a lot to say about this special student athlete. "Olivia is …
Monday, May 23, 2011
There's more to the games than competition.
This weekend I was covering the track regional at a high school on the eastside of town. It was hot, believe it or not, and the sun was relentlessly beating down on the athletes all day long. One of the final events of the afternoon was the grueling 3,200-meter run, the metric two-mile run. It’s a test of endurance and will for even the best athletes, and on this Saturday afternoon, with the heat and blazing sun, it was even more challenging. The girls went first and the race began without a hitch. Lap after lap, these incredible athletes pushed themselves and ran with pride and purpose despite the heat. As the race wore on, however, one young woman lagged farther behind. Runner after runner passed her by, until she found herself three …
Saturday, May 21, 2011
Girls track and field teams from Anchor Bay, Dakota, L'Anse Creuse North and Utica were in action at the Division 1 regional meet at Warren Mott High School.
The girls track and field teams from Anchor Bay, Dakota, L'Anse Creuse North and Utica were among those competing at a Division 1 regional meet at Warren Mott High School on Friday. The Division 1 state finals will take place in Rockford on June 4.
Boys track and field teams from Anchor Bay, Dakota, L'Anse Creuse North and Utica were among those competing at a Division 1 regional meet at Warren Mott High School.
Anchor Bay, Dakota, L'Anse Creuse North and Utica competed at a Division 1 regional track and field meet at Warren Mott High School on Friday. The Division 1 state finals will be held June 4 at Rockford.