Entries by Bob Gourley

12/26/05 U.S. High School Weight List

Craig Pearce (Woonsocket, RI) nearly became the third athlete over 70′ this season. He improved to third on this week’s performance list with a throw of 69’09.00″. Dan Paladino (Monroe-Woodbury, Central Valley, NY) and Ryan Loughney (Tri Valley Secondary,Grahamsville, NY) also broke 60′ in their first meet of the season. Eleven athletes have already surpassed […]

12/09/05 U.S. High School Weight List

Walter Henning (St. Anthony’s, South Huntington, NY) and Emily Bernhardt ( Lassiter, Marietta, GA) are atop the first performance list of the season. Both threw personal bests early this season. Other top throwers include David Schiedt (Lassiter, Marietta, GA), who joins Henning as the only other thrower to break 70 feet so far this season. […]

8/08/05 U.S. High School Hammer List

The final performance list from the 2005 outdoor season. U.S. HIGH SCHOOL BOYS’ 12# HAMMER THROW NATIONAL RECORD Jacob Freeman Bishop Hendricken, Warwick, RI 253’03” 1999 Class RecordsWalter Henning FR St. Anthony’s, South Huntington, NY 193’02” 04Walter Henning SO St. Anthony’s, South Huntington, NY 226’06” 05Adam Midles JR Capital, Olympia, WA 231’02” 01Jacob Freeman SR […]

8/03/05 U.S. High School Hammer List

John Freeman (Bishop Hendricken, Warwick, RI) was the lone high school thrower representing the US at the Pan American Junior Championships in Canada last weekend. Freeman represented the high school athletes well by throwing a personal best of 211’10” with the 6 kilgoram (13.2 pound) implement. Freeman place third and beat many top throwers from […]

7/25/05 U.S. High School Hammer List

Zack Richards (Monroe, WA) threw a new Washington State Freshman class record at the Centrali Twlight meet on Sunday evening. On his third round attempt, Richards threw a new personal best of 182’07”. That broke Adam Midles’s state class record of 180’05” from the 1999 season. The premier hammer throwing event of the summer took […]

7/18/05 U.S. High School Hammer List

Walter Henning (St. Anthony’s, South Huntington, NY) was the lone American hammer thrower at the World Youth Championships in Marrakesh, Morocco. However, he represented the US well with an eight place finish against the top youth throwers in the world. The World Youth Championships is held every other year and athletes under the age of […]

7/11/05 U.S. High School Hammer List

U.S. HIGH SCHOOL BOYS’ 12# HAMMER THROW NATIONAL RECORD Jacob Freeman Bishop Hendricken, Warwick, RI 253’03” 1999 Class RecordsWalter Henning FR St. Anthony’s, South Huntington, NY 193’02” 04Walter Henning SO St. Anthony’s, South Huntington, NY 226’06” 05Adam Midles JR Capital, Olympia, WA 231’02” 01Jacob Freeman SR Bishop Hendricken, Warwick, RI 253’03” 99 2005 SEASON PERFORMANCE […]

7/04/05 U.S. High School Hammer List

On Sunday, Zack Midles (Capital, Olympia, WA) improved his season best to 226’09” in Washington to move inches ahead of Walter Henning (St. Anthony’s, South Huntington, NY) on the national performance list. Henning, in the meantime, is preparing for next week’s IAAF World Youth Championships in Morocco. The results of the Washington meet are not […]

6/27/05 U.S. High School Hammer List

Over the past weekend, junior athletes (born in 1986 or later) competed for a chance to represent America at next month’s Pan Am Junior Championships in Ontario, Canada. The top two finishers in each competition made Team USA. In the junior men’s hammer throw, high school throwers did the best. Five of the top seven […]

6/20/05 U.S. High School Hammer List

Ashley Muffet (North Canton, Hoowever, OH) was victorious in her first hammer throw competition of the season. Muffet threw 171’05” on her last throw to overtake Kim Williams (Alexander, Douglasville, GA) for the win at the Nike Outdoor Nationals. The men’s competition was just as a close. Walter Henning (St. Anthony’s, South Huntington, NY) led […]