Entries by Bob Gourley

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 […]

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 […]