Entries by Bob Gourley

1/17/06 U.S. High School Weight List

Junior Craige Pearce (Woonsocket, RI) improved several inches over the past week to become the fourth male this season to break 70 feet. He continues to hold the fourth position on the performance list. Michael Zajac (E.C. Glass, Lynchburg, VA) also made his season debut last weekend and sits in sixth with a best of […]

1/10/06 U.S. High School Weight List

Besides Walter Henning’s new national class record, many other athletes improved over the weekend. Eight grader Emily Kraychir (Twentynine Palms, CA) debuted on the girl’s list inside the top ten with a throw of 44’03.25″. On the boy’s list, Dan Paladino (Monroe-Woodbury, Central Valley, NY) improved six feet to move into fifth position. Walter Henning […]

1/02/06 U.S. High School Weight List

The Georgia boys continue to dominate the national performance lists. In the past week, both Kristen Smith (Sprayberry, Marietta, GA) and Lauren Chambers (Kell, Marietta, GA) improved on their bests. Jessica Irizarry (Harrison, Kennesaw, GA) also improved to move into sixth position behind five of her fellow Throw1Deep teammates. Two youngs throwers also moved up […]

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 […]