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Valle Catholic Running Towards Class 1 Repeat May 18, 2012

Valle Catholic had amassed 28 quick points before the crowd even had a chance to descend on the famous pork steak sandwiches outside of Dwight T. Reed stadium at Lincoln University.

Goodin finds familiar place atop state podium May 20, 2012

Blake Goodin pulled his father, Bill, alongside him atop the podium at Dwight T. Reed Stadium to share the moment. Blake had just accomplished what no other Missouri male athlete had ever done – win 11 state track titles. 

Herculaneum hauls in distance gold May 18, 2012

Herculaneum scored big in the distance events on the guys side while the Pinto's of California accumlated points off the jumping ability of Sydney Deeken.

Class 2 Boys 3200 ~ 2012 MSHSAA State Track Meet May 22, 2012

Missouri State High School Track and Field Championships at Lincoln University ( Dwight T. Reed Stadium ) in Jefferson City Missouri on Friday, May 18, 2012Boys 3200 Meter Run Class 2 BoysFinals 1 Ryan Jackson SR Herculaneum 9:41.37 2 Tyler Rush JR Linn 9:47.10 3 Brett Voss JR Blair Oaks 9:55.71 4 Spencer Hudson JR West Platte 9:56.14 5 Jacob Coffman SR Herculaneum 9:57.08 6 Kaleb Wilson SR Linn 9:59.11 7 Ryan Beaver SO C.H.C. 10:01.08 8 Drake Smelser JR Herculaneum 10:08.96 9 Deko Ricketts FR Barstow 10:10.51 10 Thomas Chabrecek JR Crane 10:11.59 11 Brandon Nevils JR Knob Noster 10:20.80 12 Jordan Bossaller SR Belle 10:24.50 13 Zach Kellner SR Strafford 10:32.52 14 Avery Whitsell JR Maysville 10:42.26 15 Justin Myers SO Sarcoxie 10:52.24 -- Brandon Shemonia SR Scott City DNS Full meet coveragehttp://mo.milesplit.com/meets/116307/results/202481

Ryan Jackson Class 2 3200 State Champ 2012 MO State Track Champs May 23, 2012

Interview with Herculaneum junior Ryan Jackson Friday evening, May 18, at the 2012 Missouri State Track and Field Championships in Jefferson City. Jackson captured the Class 2 3200 State title with a six second victory finishing in 9:41. Jackson and Kaitlyn Fischer both captured titles for the Blackcats which adds to the long legacy of success for Herky distance runners. Earlier in the day Jackson anchored the Herculaneum squad to a runner-up finish in the 4x800. Saturday he finished fifth in the 1600 in 4:32 to add more points to the team score as the Blackcats finished with 30 to finish 4th overall. 2012 MSHSAA Track & Field Championships - 5/18/2012 to 5/19/2012 Classes 1 & 2 Dwight T. Reed Stadium (Jefferson City) Event 67 Boys 3200 M Run Class 2================================================================================ Preferred Alleys - 2,3,1,4 Sectional Winners Get Positions 3A, 5A, 1A, 7A All Other Qualifiers Seeded by Time Meet: M 9:26.55 2000 Alan Heincker, Grandview (Hillsboro) Finals 1 Ryan Jackson JR Herculaneum 9:58.84 9:41.37 10 2 Tyler Rush JR Linn 10:01.87 9:47.10 8 3 Brett Voss JR Blair Oaks 10:12.76 9:55.71 6 4 Spencer Hudson JR West Platte 10:11.20 9:56.14 5 5 Jacob Coffman SR Herculaneum 10:32.99 9:57.08 4 6 Kaleb Wilson SR Linn 10:03.67 9:59.11 3 7 Ryan Beaver SO C.H.C. 10:05.84 10:01.08 2 8 Drake Smelser JR Herculaneum 10:03.50 10:08.96 1 9 Deko Ricketts FR Barstow 10:24.08 10:10.51 10 Thomas Chabrecek JR Crane 10:15.24 10:11.59 11 Brandon Nevils JR Knob Noster 10:25.87 10:20.80 12 Jordan Bossaller SR Belle 10:18.41 10:24.50 13 Zach Kellner SR Strafford 10:35.04 10:32.52

Kaitlyn Fischer Class 2 1600 State Champ 2012 MO Class 1-2 State May 23, 2012

One month after dipping below the 11 minute mark in the 3200 at the Kansas Relays, Herculaneum junior standout Kaitlyn Fischer claimed the Class 2 Girls 1600 State title with a six second victory in 5:11 Friday, May 18, at the 2012 Missouri Class 1-2 State Track & Field Championship Meet in Jefferson City. Fischer's and teammate Ryan Jackson who claimed the Boys 3200 crown, add to the long tradition of success for Herky Black Cats distance runners. Though Fischer didn't advance in the 800 prelims Friday, she returned to the track Saturday to run a leg on the 10th place 4x800 squad and captured the 3200 state title on Saturday with a 30 second victory finishing in 11:15. 2012 MSHSAA Track & Field Championships - 5/18/2012 to 5/19/2012 Classes 1 & 2 Dwight T. Reed Stadium (Jefferson City) Event 41 Girls 1600 M Run Class 2Finals 1 Kaitlyn Fischer JR Herculaneum 5:18.83 5:11.49 10 2 Savannah Beaver JR C.H.C. 5:21.94 5:17.23 8 3 Courtney Rogers SO Lutheran (S.P.) 5:29.81 5:19.62 6 4 Rachel Wheeler JR Stockton 5:35.54 5:24.13 5 5 Sassie Matzen FR Brookfield 5:27.08 5:24.18 4 6 Morgan Prather FR Penney 5:36.73 5:24.19 3 7 Lexi McNiel FR Plato 5:30.74 5:25.25 2 8 Alexis Peters SO Fatima 5:29.86 5:26.85 1 9 Natalie Witte JR Hermann 5:38.91 5:27.81 10 Emily Cumpton SR Blair Oaks 5:33.70 5:28.46 11 Miranda Hill SO Russellville 5:37.78 5:34.70 12 Dayle Dickens SO Bishop LeBlond 5:40.10 5:35.93 13 Mary Kurzweil FR Archie 5:48.71 5:37.60 14 Shannon Feurt SO Sherwood 5:40.34 5:43.15 15 Makayla Borders FR Sarcoxie 5:39.14 5:47.05 16 Samantha Brolaski SR Mark Twain 5:34.26 5:47.37 Event 65 Girls 3200 M Run Class 2Finals 1 Kaitlyn Fischer JR Herculaneum 11:30.83 11:15.90 10 2 Emily Cumpton SR Blair Oaks 11:57.18 11:45.77 8 3 Samantha Brolaski SR Mark Twain 12:38.19 11:46.63 6 4 Lexi McNiel FR Plato 11:55.84 11:51.92 5 5 Arnica Zitting FR Stockton 12:01.24 11:53.20 4 6 Courtney Rogers SO Lutheran (S.P.) 11:58.51 11:57.25 3

Class 2 Boys Awards 3200 ~ 2012 MSHSAA State Track Meet May 22, 2012

Missouri State High School Track and Field Championships at Lincoln University ( Dwight T. Reed Stadium ) in Jefferson City Missouri on Friday, May 18, 20121 Ryan Jackson SR Herculaneum 9:41.37 2 Tyler Rush JR Linn 9:47.10 3 Brett Voss JR Blair Oaks 9:55.71 4 Spencer Hudson JR West Platte 9:56.14 5 Jacob Coffman SR Herculaneum 9:57.08 6 Kaleb Wilson SR Linn 9:59.11 7 Ryan Beaver SO C.H.C. 10:01.08 8 Drake Smelser JR Herculaneum 10:08.96Full Meet coveragehttp://mo.milesplit.com/meets/116307-mshsaa-class-1-2-state-track-championships

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