Entries by Bob Gourley

2/22/05 U.S. High School Weight List

Matt Maloney threw a huge eight foot personal best to win the Rhode Island State Championship on Sunday. All six of his throws were further than his pervious best and three of his throws were over seventy feet. His best effort, 74’06.007quot;, came on his first attempt. That mark also moves Maloney to the top […]

2/15/05 U.S. High School Weight List

Megan Maloney and her brother Matt Maloney (LaSalle Academy, Providence, RI) both improved at this weekend’s class championships in Rhode Island. Megan Maloney improved to 50’07.25″ and moved up to fouth on the seasonal performance list. Her brother Matt also did well this weekend by throwing a best of 66’05.25″ to easily win the Class […]

2/07/05 U.S. High School Weight List

At the Mountain T’s Invitational in Flagstaff, Arizona Freshman Arianna Lugo (Los Altos, Hacienda Heights, CA) broke the national Freshman class record with a new personal best toss of 44’08.25″. The previous record was set earlier this season by Allison Horner (Lovett, Marietta, GA). Also this weekend were some other major improvements. Brendan Lodge (Bishop […]

1/31/05 U.S. High School Weight List

Walter Henning (St. Anthony’s, South Huntington, NY) threw a new sophomore class record this weekend and moved to the top of the boy’s performance list with a comfortable three foot lead this past weekend. His mark of 70’07.50″ was one of three throws he had over 67 feet and was confirmed Sunday as an official […]

1/25/05 U.S. High School Weight List

Coach Mike Judge has produced one of his best groups of throwers this season. Zack Hunter (Marietta, GA) leads the way with the national lead on the boy’s side. His throw of 67’02.75″ put him more than a foot ahead of his teammate Andrew Hackney (Brookwood, Snellville, GA). Emily Sanders (Sequoyah, Canton, GA) also leads […]

1/19/05 U.S. High School Weight List

This season has seen the rise of several young throwers. Although the season is only halfway done several underclassman have already made their mark. Three sophomore men are over the 64′ mark. Freshman Wes Wright (Villa Rica, GA) has set a new unofficial national class record and two other freshman are within two feet of […]

1/11/05 U.S. High School Weight List

Several athletes came close to increasing the leading marks of the season this weekend. In Rhode Island Walter Henning (St. Anthony’s, South Huntington, NY) won the Rhody Classic with a toss of 63’02.75″, beating Craig Pearce (Woonsocket, RI) who nearly broke 60′ again. Simi Solanke (Classical, Providence, RI) won the women’s competition with a throw […]

1/04/05 U.S. High School Weight List

Sophomore Walter Henning (St. Anthony’s, South Huntington, NY) is coming off a season where he set the national freshman hammer record and also set an unoffical national freshman weight record. In his second meet he does not disappoint by throwing a huge personal best and moving within 6″ of the national leader Andrew Hackney (Brookwood, […]

12/30/04 U.S. High School Weight List

Alex Pessala (Chaminade, Mineola, NY) threw for the first time this season and debuted at number two on the national rankings with a throw of 63’11.75″. Sophomore Craig Pearce (Woonsocket, RI) also won the CCRI/RITCA Invitational with a throw of 60’02.25″. U.S. HIGH SCHOOL BOYS’ 25# WEIGHT THROW National Record Leif Arrhenius – Mountain View, […]

12/20/04 U.S. High School Weight List

This season has seen the rise of several young throwers. Although the season is only halfway done several underclassman have already made their mark. Three sophomore men are over the 64′ mark. Freshman Wes Wright (Villa Rica, GA) has set a new unofficial national class record and two other freshman are within two feet of […]