Entries by Bob Gourley

Final 2017 U.S. High School Hammer List

With August coming to a close last week, the official end of the 2017 outdoor season has arrived. This week’s national performance list is therefore the last of the year. Seniors Michael Feldman (Tottenville, Staten Island, NY) and Joy McArthur (Dana Hills, Dana Point, CA) both ended their seasons at the top of the rankings. […]

8/10/17 U.S. High School Hammer List

This week’s national performance list features a new leader with the collegiate 16-pound hammer. Brothers Michael Feldman (Tottenville, Staten Island, NY) and Steven Feldman (Tottenville, Staten Island, NY) made their season debut with the implement over the weekend and took over the national lead. Michael had the best mark, adding 14 feet to the previous national lead. Steven was also more than 10 feet over the old mark.

8/3/17 U.S. High School Hammer List

As the season draws to a close, this week’s national performance list featured fewer improvements at the top of the high school lists. However there were many notable improvements overall. Leading the way was Jacob Furland (Classical, Providence, RI), who improved his personal best and national lead with the international under-18 5-kilogram hammer.

7/27/17 U.S. High School Hammer List

This week’s national performance list features a new national lead with the international 6-kilogram junior hammer. Michael Feldman (Tottenville, Staten Island, NY) took over the national lead with the high school hammer earlier in the month, but it was his brother Steven Feldman (Tottenville, Staten Island, NY) who beat him and took the national lead with the international hammer. His throw of 213’4″ claimed the national lead by one foot.

7/20/17 U.S. High School Hammer List

A new national lead highlights this week’s national performance lists. Michael Feldman (Tottenville, Staten Island, NY) took make the national lead with his winning throw at the latest New York Hammer Series meet. His brother Steven Feldman (Tottenville, Staten Island, NY) also improved and sits in fourth position. Out west in the Centralia Hammer Series an improvement from Ian Frost (Mary M. Knight, Elma, WA) moved him up the rankings to 11th.

7/13/17 U.S. High School Hammer List

There were many changes to the national list this week after the various Junior Olympic regional championships took place across the country. The most movement took place on the boy’s list, where there were two improvements in the top 10. Jacob Slate (Chandler, AZ) broke the Arizona state record to move up to third in the nation at the Region 10 championship. Trey Knight (Ridgefield, WA) moved up to seventh in the nation with a new national freshman class record at the Region 13 championship.