Entries by Bob Gourley

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 […]

2/28/05 U.S. High School Weight List

At last weekend’s Farmingdale High School Invitational, Walter Henning re-set his own national sophomore class record in the weight throw. His best throw came on his third attempt and measured 75’00.50″ Three of his four legal throws were over 71 feet and his other throw still measured over 69 feet. That mark also moves Henning […]

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 […]