Entries by Bob Gourley

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 […]

6/13/05 U.S. High School Hammer List

Over the weekend, the battle for the freshman national record continued. This time, Allison Horder (Lovett, Marietta, GA) has claimed the record. Horner threw a new best of 159’09” at the Georgia Hammer Games to eclipse the olde record by just under four feet. Ariaan Lugo (Los Altos, Hacienda Heights, CA) held the previous record […]

6/07/05 U.S. High School Hammer List

John Freeman (Bishop Hendricken, Warwick, RI) and Megan Maloney (LaSalle Academy, Providence, RI) both won titles at the Rhode Island State Championships on Saturday. Freeman won in convincing fashion. Despite opening with a foul, Freeman threw over 215′ in the second round. In the final round he improved to 223’00”, while second place went to […]

5/30/05 U.S. High School Hammer List

There were lots of great throws over the long weekend among the nation’s best girls. Four of the top eight throwers improved. Kim Williams (Alexander, Douglasville, GA) led the action by throwing 172’07” at the Memorial Day Open in Georgia to regain the national lead. Megan Maloney (LaSalle Academy, Providence, RI), who was previously the […]

5/23/05 U.S. High School Hammer List

This weekend’s class championships in Rhode Island produced a few notable improvements. In the girl’s Class B Championships Megan Maloney (LaSalle Academy, Providence, RI) won with a new personal best of 163’05”. That throw moves her back atop the national performance list. John Freeman (Bishop Hendricken, Warwick, RI) won the boy’s Class A Championship with […]

5/16/05 U.S. High School Hammer List

Kim Williams (Alexander, Douglasville, GA) threw a personal best this weekend at the Armed Forces Day Invitational in Georgia to move into first on the national performance list. Her best toss of 161’06” puts the junior a mere four inches ahead of Megan Maloney (LaSalle Academy, Providence, RI). On the boy’s side, three more men […]

5/09/05 U.S. High School Hammer List

Walter Henning (St. Anthony’s, South Huntington, NY) continued his impressive Sophomore campaign on Sunday by breaking his own national class record. Henning had the luxury of throwing at home and won the St. Anthony’s Invitational with a toss of 226’06”. That mark also increases his lead on the national performance list. U.S. HIGH SCHOOL BOYS’ […]

5/02/05 U.S. High School Hammer List

Megan Maloney (LaSalle Academy, Providence, RI) improved to 161’02” last Monday to take the national lead. Maloney also went on to win at the Cumberland Invitational over the weekend with another throw over her old personal best. Also among the nation’s top five this week were slight improvements by Shannon Harvey (Olympia, WA), Kim Williams […]

3/14/05 U.S. High School Weight List

John Freeman (Bishop Hendricken, Warwick, RI) tossed a personal best this weekend to take home the Nike Indoor Nationals title. He best throw landed more than three feet over his personal best at 72’06.75″. Alex Pessala (Chaminade, Mineola, NY) also threw an impresive best to place second. Matt Maloney (LaSalle Academy, Providence, RI) entered the […]

3/07/05 U.S. High School Weight List

This weekend was a great weekend for the women’s weight throw. Going into the weekend, Tara Cooper (Logan Elm, Circleville, OH) and Emily Sanders (Sequoyah, Canton, GA) were tied for the national lead. However, at the Akron Blue and Gold High School Meet in Ohio, Cooper slightly improved her personal best. But, that was not […]