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Mason Schmidt adjusts to high jumping at SDSU  Sioux Falls Argus Leader

When it comes to track and field in South Dakota, Dell Rapids' Mason Schmidt had the field covered in the high jump during his high school career. He was the ...

Sioux Falls Argus Leader
HighJump to redefine retail supply chain through cloud technology  Supply Chain Digital - Supply Chain News, Magazine and Website

A global provider of supply chain solutions has revealed how it will lead a new wave of digital transformation in retail, through cloud, warehouse control, voice ...

Supply Chain Digital - Supply Chain News, Magazine and Website
High jumper Famous breaks Bermuda women’s indoor record  St. Lucia News Online

(CMC) – Sakari Famous overcame a bout of nerves to break the Bermuda indoor women's high jump record in her first outing for the University of Georgia at the ...

St. Lucia News Online
Morgan Allen breaks Rocky Mountain College high jump record  Montana Sports

(Editor's note: Rocky Mountain College athletics release). BOZEMAN, Mont. and SPEARFISH, S.D. – The Rocky Mountain College Battlin' Bears opened their ...

Montana Sports
Lowe's first meet with Arizona results in high jump win  Murray Ledger and Times

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — Former Calloway County High School track and field standout Lillian Lowe has notched her initial first-place finish as an Arizona Wildcat.

Murray Ledger and Times
WWU's Taylor, an Auburn Mountainview grad, takes second in the high jump at Dempsey Indoor meet  Auburn Reporter

Western Washington University's Maddie Taylor, a 2014 Auburn Mountainview High School graduate, cleared 5 feet, 8 inches to finish second out of 32 high ...

Auburn Reporter
Top 10: 3. Heitman wins Class A high jump  Republican Eagle

Editor's note: This story is part of a series looking back at some of the biggest stories of 2018. Find the rest of the series here: Top Ten 2018.

Republican Eagle
Etienne finishes second in high jump at weekend meet in Indiana  EyeWitness News

NASSAU, BAHAMAS - University of Indiana sophomore Jyles Etienne finished second overall in the men's high jump this weekend in a dual meet against ...

EyeWitness News
11-year-old Delaware girl breaks high jump record  WPVI-TV

A Delaware fifth grader broke a record at the nation's largest women's amateur track and field series.

Jumpers, vaulters lead Montana State track and field at 2019 MSU Open  Montana Sports

(Editor's note: Montana State athletics release). BOZEMAN — The Montana State track and field team completed its first appearance of the New Year by hosting ...

Montana Sports
Indoor track recap: Cuthbertson athletes roll at Green and Gold Classic  Charlotte Observer

Waxhaw Cuthbertson athletes stood out in Saturday's Green and Gold Classic indoor track and field meet, winning six events.

Charlotte Observer
Jumpers shine for Golden Tornado  Butler Eagle

It was a good weekend for Butler High School jumpers. On Friday at the Slippery Rock Indoor High School Invitational, Alexia Mechling won the girls high jump ...

Butler Eagle
Marin, Iavorschi pace Green Wave during PVIAC Meet 4  The Recorder

Victoria Marin and Crescens Iavorschi each won overall events during the afternoon session and the Greenfield High School boys and girls indoor track & field ...

The Recorder
Penn track and fielders show out at meet in Maryland  Penn: Office of University Communications

At Navy's Wesley A. Brown Invitational in Annapolis, Md., on Saturday, the men's and women's track and field teams sprinted, leaped, and soared past their ...

Penn: Office of University Communications
PHOTO GALLERY: Missouri Intercollegiate Track and Field Meet  Columbia Missourian

Missouri hosted the Missouri Intercollegiate Track and Field Meet on Friday at Hearnes Fieldhouse. Several Tigers had standout performances. Freshman ...

Columbia Missourian
Sweet 1600 meters, double wins and other L-L League indoor track and field notes from the weekend  LancasterOnline

Lancaster-Lebanon League distance runners owned the 1600-meter run during the weekend's indoor track and field meets.

Student who claims he fractured knee during high jump sues school  Irish Examiner

A student who claimed he suffered a fracture to his knee when he took a high jump during PE class has sued his school in the High Court. Mitchell Dunne, who ...

Irish Examiner
Long jump leads the way as Fitchburg athletes shine at state relays  Sentinel & Enterprise

ROXBURY -- The Fitchburg girls' indoor track team placed 13th overall at Saturday's MSTCA Division 2 State Relays at the Reggie Lewis Center.

Sentinel & Enterprise
High jump for horses has special aura to grip spectators  Telegraph.co.uk

The sporting drama in London on Wednesday night was not being played out on Mauricio Pochettino's mobile phone – the poor man is going to have to answer ...

Honor Roll: Double-doubles, first-place finishes highlight week  Poughkeepsie Journal

This week's high school honor roll is highlighted by double-doubles on the court, first-place finishes for wrestlers competing in tournaments and an ...

Poughkeepsie Journal
Henninger high jumper turns in state-leading effort at Saturday meet (video)  Syracuse.com

Syracuse, N.Y. -- In just his second track season, Henninger junior Kwamere White is already turning in some state-worthy performances. White won the high ...

Local indoor track & field athletes compete well at Kirschenheiter Invite  oswegocountynewsnow.com

SYRACUSE — The Oswego, Fulton, Hannibal and Mexico indoor track and field teams competed in the Fred Kirschenheiter Memorial Invitational on Saturday at ...

Brandon Palmer gets 100th win for Northampton boys indoor track and field  GazetteNET

The Northampton boys indoor track and field team split its meets Friday, but its 48-46 win over Holyoke was the 100th of coach Brandon Palmer's career.

High School Sports/Butler - SV girls tonight on WBUT  butlerradio.com

High School Sports: Butler high school won the 2019 Co-ed Competitive Cheer state championship over the weekend in Hershey. Moniteau was eliminated in ...

NDSU Track & Field Hosts Inaugural Bison Team Cup this Saturday  NDSU Bison Athletics

Schedule of Events (PDF) · Live Results FARGO, N.D. – The North Dakota State University track & field teams are introducing a new fan-friendly event to the ...

NDSU Bison Athletics
NU track and field team wins 14 titles in season-opening weekend  Daily Nebraskan

The Nebraska track and field team had a successful, season-opening weekend, winning 14 titles at the two-day Graduate Classic held in Lincoln at the Bob ...

Daily Nebraskan
U.S. champ, Tech jumpers shine in season opener  LubbockOnline.com

Jeron Robinson looked like he might not be long for the high-jump competition in the second annual Corky Classic. The defending U.S. outdoor champion ...

CCCC track team competes at Graduate Classic  Blade Empire

LINCOLN, Neb. — The Cloud County Community College track and field teams got the 2019 indoor season underway over the weekend at the Graduate Classic ...

Blade Empire
No. 20 DePaul Women High Jump Tigers  247Sports

CHICAGO- The Tennessee State 2018 media guide has on its front cover the words "Claws Up." But on Monday night versus No. 20/18 DePaul, it became a ...

LHS indoor track finishes 3rd at Natrona | Laramie High | wyosports.net  WyoSports

The Laramie High boys and girls indoor track and field teams each had one individual winner and each team placed third Saturday at the Casper Natrona ...

Martha's Vineyard News | Winter Sports Teams Gel As Season Unfolds  The Vineyard Gazette - Martha's Vineyard News

Nearing the halfway point of the season, the Martha's Vineyard Regional High School winter sports teams are overcoming sluggish starts and finding their ...

The Vineyard Gazette - Martha's Vineyard News
Youth/Rec Notebook: NY Jets legend helps area girl with brain tumor  StarNewsOnline.com

Wilmington chapter of Marty Lyons Foundation raised $4000 to help with treatments and wish to meet internet celebrity.

NJSIAA relays up next for Mercer County-area boys teams  NJ.com

The nine-event NJSIAA track and field relays are set for a four-day stretch at the Bennett Center in Toms River beginning Thursday. That first day is for teams in ...

HS roundup: Penn Yan girls top Marcus Whitman  MPNnow.com

Mustangs snap skid with 41-26 win over Wildcats, which leads off our recap of local sports that includes full Bradshaw results and indoor track.

Pioneers' Devries Named Men's Field Athlete Of Meet  Greeneville Sun

JOHNSON CITY – Tusculum University high jumper Guillaume Devries was named the Men's Field Athlete of the Meet at the East Tennessee State University ...

Greeneville Sun
Future Stars: The Next Big Name Athletes In Boys Throws  MileSplit

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2019 NCAA DI Men's Indoor Track & Field Rating Index – Preseason  U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association

NEW ORLEANS – Texas Tech picked up right where it left off at the end of the 2018 NCAA Division I Indoor Track & Field regular season to begin the 2019 ...

U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association
Brooke Endy, Mika Robinson win events for Carroll College track and field  Montana Sports

(Editor's note: Carroll College athletics release). BOZEMAN, Mont. and POCATELLO, Idaho — Carroll College's indoor track team split between Pocatello, Idaho, ...

Montana Sports
Mercer County-area girls teams set for NJSIAA relays  NJ.com

As the capital region's girls track and field teams get set for the NJSIAA relay meets beginning Thursday, the area is long on teams that have posted some of the ...

Yellowjackets' Girls' Hoops Sweeps Week; Francois Wins Long Jump at SCC Developmental Meet  Zip06.com

Girls' BasketballThe East Haven girls' basketball team won all three of its games last week to improve to 7-2 overall with a record of 2-0 in the Southern ...

Student of the Week: A lifetime love of animals will lead to a veterinary career for Armada's Nebergall  The Macomb Daily

Considering the circumstances of her youth, it seems only natural that Harper Nebergall's career path would lead to becoming a veterinarian.

The Macomb Daily
Irish man sues school claiming he fractured knee taking a high jump in PE class  Irish Mirror

Mitchell Dunne claims he was 'in agony for weeks and weeks after'

Irish Mirror
This week in sports  mysouthborough

Above: Algonquin's gym was the site of multiple wins for home teams this week in varsity sports (images cropped from tweets by @ARHSAthletics) It continues to ...

Wildcat Wrap: Recapping a busy week for Arizona Athletics  Arizona Desert Swarm

Spring sports are starting up, while basketball is in full swing.

Arizona Desert Swarm
Renovated Tarkio Activity Center ready for use | News  KMAland

(Tarkio) -- A major renovation project is essentially finished at the Tarkio Activity Center.

Student sues school after fracturing knee during high jump  The Irish Times

Court hears jump 2½ft high and youth heard 'crack' when airborne – then pain on landing.

The Irish Times
GMC Winter Track Championships  TAPinto.net

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - Make room on the banners and prepare the walls, the Boys and Girls Winter Track Teams are Blue Division Champs. A week after ...

Sakari Famous Breaks National Indoor Record  Bernews

Bermuda's Sakari Famous represented the University of Georgia Women's Track & Field in her first ever Collegiate Indoors Meet at the UAB Blazer Invitational in ...

Duke Opens 2019 Campaign with Carolina Cup  GoDuke.com

DURHAM, N.C. – The Duke track and field program begins the 2018 indoor campaign Saturday Jan. 12, traveling down the road to Chapel Hill, N.C., to compete ...

Local sports briefs - Local Sports, Sports  The Sheridan Press

Bud Denega — The Sheridan Press | Sheridan High School's Thomas Yates competes in the 100-meter butterfly during a swim meet at Sheridan.;.

The Sheridan Press
Indoor Track and Field Competes at 50th Annual Dartmouth Relays  Hartfordhawks.com

HANOVER, N.H. – Hartford indoor track and field traveled to Hanover, N.H. on Sunday to conclude its weekend of competition. The Hawks competed at the 50th ...

Stadium records are set to tumble at the Cooks Classic at Cooks Gardens in Whanganui  New Zealand Herald

An action- packed 100 minutes of track and field action is in store Tuesday night at the annual Cooks Classic at Cooks Gardens where stadium records are ...

New Zealand Herald
Bowdoin College Weekend: Polar Bears pull past Trinity, 76-63  Times Record

Bowdoin College's Mason Freeman shows his form while winning the high jump in Saturday's Bowdoin Invitational in Brunswick. (Brian Beard ...

Times Record
Richmond indoor finishes 2nd at Polar Bear No. 3  Richmond County Daily Journal

FAYETTEVILLE — Both the 4x200m and 4x400m relay teams came in first, Janai Davis and Kibreanna Stewart each placed second in their events…

Richmond County Daily Journal
Student sues school after sustaining knee injury during high jump lesson in PE  Irish Examiner

Judgment has been reserved at the High Court in the case of a student who sued claiming he suffered a fracture to his knee when he took a high jump during a ...

Irish Examiner
Lady Mariners Indoor Track Has Solid Showing At Zeitler Relays - Southampton Village & Surrounding Areas  27east.com

The Southampton girls indoor track team had one of its best showings of the season at the Zeitler Relays at Suffolk County Community College in Brentwood on ...

Khelo India Youth Games: Ritesh pips Ajay to 3000m victory  The Hindu

Saliha demolishes the field in the girls' under-17 high jump.

The Hindu
Monday's Digest/Area College Roundup | Local Sports  Watertown Public Opinion

Seventh-grade boys turn back Deuel. Watertown's B team rolled to a 37-13 win over Deuel in seventh-grade boys basketball on Monday. Curtis Sneden and ...

Watertown Public Opinion
Famous breaks indoor record in Alabama  Royal Gazette

Sakari Famous held her nerve to break the Bermuda indoor women's high jump record in her first outing for the University of Georgia at the weekend.

Royal Gazette
Indoor track and field: Recapping the best of the first week of 2019  NorthJersey.com

The long jump will join the 200 meters and 4-x-800 relay as showcase events in the state Meet of Champions this winter. But unlike the two running events, ...

Good Afternoon, Stark Vegas  For Whom the Cowbell Tolls

Good afternoon, Stark Vegas! This weekend was... interesting. Men's basketball isn't exactly off to a hot start, but other sports like men's tennis and track and field ...

For Whom the Cowbell Tolls
A $1B Budget? How This Micromobility Strategist Helped Build The Tech Powering Uber's JUMP  Forbes

With a total addressable market of $1.4 trillion, micromobility products like scooters and bikes could absorb 60% of trips in the US. Learn about the future of micro ...

Anderson legend Jumpin' Johnny Wilson dies at age 91  The Herald Bulletin

Anderson athletic director Steve Schindler confirmed to The Herald Bulletin on Friday night that Anderson legend Jumpin' Johhny Wilson has passed away in ...

The Herald Bulletin
Local track and field athletes kick off indoor season in Saskatoon  paNOW

The indoor track and field season is well underway, and young athletes from Prince Albert were in Saskatoon over the weekend for their first meet of the season.

Vote for the North Jersey Player of the Week for Jan. 6-12  NorthJersey.com

Read about the top performers and cast your vote. Voting closes at 7 p.m. Thursday.

Aggie Track & Field sweeps team titles in Ted Nelson Invitational  WTAW

COLLEGE STATION – A sweep of team titles by Texas A&M in the Ted Nelson Invitational, in front of 2,044 fans, featured a winning pole vault of 18 feet, 3.75 ...

UMass Lowell's Hogan captures mile at Beantown Challenge  Lowell Sun

CAMBRIDGE -- UMass Lowell graduate student Paul Hogan (Burlington) won the mile at the Beantown Challenge to highlight a series of strong performances ...

Lowell Sun
Offaly Athletics to host Indoor Track & Field Championships  Offaly Express

On Sunday, January 20, Offaly Athletics will host the 2nd Indoor Track & Field Championships in the Sports Arena, in AIT, Athlone. In the morning, commencin...

Offaly Express
UofM indoor track hopes to repeat the same success they had last season  Daily Helmsman

From early morning practices, to late-night study sessions and everything else in between, participating in a sport at the collegiate level can almost seem like a ...

Daily Helmsman
Athletes qualify for the CARIFTA Games | The Tribune  Bahamas Tribune

Rivaled training partners Jaida Knowles and Anthaya Charlton, Grand Bahamian sprinter Terrance Jones and thrower Rhema Otabor surpassed the qualifying ...

Bahamas Tribune
New enrollment figures to put Ben Davis, Warren Central in different football sectionals?  Indianapolis Star

Zionsville's move from 5A to 6A will shake up the sectionals for the 2019 and 2020.

Indianapolis Star
Full results from the HCIAL Relays at the Jersey City Armory (PHOTOS)  NJ.com

The HCIAL Relays took place at the Jersey City Armory this past Tuesday. With a team score of 78 points, the St. Peter's Prep boys indoor track and field team ...

Old Saybrook Boys' Hoops Takes Down Coginchaug; Track Teams Prevail at Coaches Invitational  Zip06.com

Boys' BasketballThe Old Saybrook boys' basketball team played one game last week when the Rams matched up against Shoreline Conference foe ...

Berg sisters fire at track  Bendigo Advertiser

THE Berg sisters, Sara and Emma from Swan Hill, were in hot form at Friday's twilight meet run by Flack Advisory Bendigo Region athletics at Flora Hill.

Bendigo Advertiser
Complaints against Mpls. cops jump by nearly 80 percent over two years  MPR News

Nearly 400 complaints against Minneapolis police officers were filed with the city's Office of Police Conduct Review in 2018. That's a big jump over the 220 filed ...

MPR News
Dover-Sherborn Winter Sports Notebook  Wicked Local

BOYS BASKETBALL. Coach: Rick Grady. 2017-18 Record: 10-10 (0-1 postseason). 2018-19 Record: 8-2. 2018-19 Schedule (6:30 p.m. start unless otherwise ...

Wicked Local
Stoddard places 1st in two events at Natrona Indoor Invite  KGWN

CASPER, Wyo.- Central's girls high school track & field team, finished in first place, at the Natrona Indoor Invite, where Jordan Stoddard placed first in two events ...

Khelo India Youth Games: Nithin in sprinting spotlight with golden double  Times of India

PUNE: Balakumar Nithin catapulted himself among the country's top sprinters, capturing a golden double in the athletics competition in the Khelo India Youth ...

Times of India
Local school officials say mill funding is crucial to operations  Farmington Daily Times

Voters are being asked to approve or reject a 2-mill levy in three school districts.

Farmington Daily Times
Nikola Jokic scored 40 points as the Nuggets won their 12th in a row at home,116-113 over Portland  The Denver Channel

DENVER (AP) — Nikola Jokic wanted to set an example for his teammates with high-energy, physical play. He did that and much more. Jokic scored a ...

The Denver Channel
Nationally-Ranked Noles Off To Flying Start Indoors  Seminoles.com

Final Results CLEMSON, S.C. – By any measure – wins, personal-bests, national and world rankings, and records – Friday's indoor season-opener for the ...

First SEM Indoor Track Team: Personal Bests, School Record Breakers, Top 16 Times  The SEM Weekly

January 12, 2019 This is SEM's first season with an Indoor Track Team. Every girl stepped out of their comfort zones this week by either trying new events or ...

The SEM Weekly
High School Sports Schools Roundup: Algonquin boys hockey senior captain Nolan Kimball knots a hat trick in win over Westfield  Milford Daily News

Senior captain Nolan Kimball netted a hat trick for Algonquin (7-1-2) in a 5-2 win over non-league opponent Westfield.

Milford Daily News
Oil ends lower on signs of fresh China weakness; natural-gas prices jump 16%  MarketWatch

Oil futures on Monday are on track to suffer a second straight session decline as global equity markets pull back on further signs of weakness in China, the ...

Christmas tree throwing championships held in Germany  Euronews English

The annual Christmas Tree Throwing World Championships took place in Weidenthal, Germany on Sunday.

Euronews English
South Brunswick sweeps at the GMC Indoor Track Championships  NJ.com

The Greater Middlesex Conference winter track championships took place this past Saturday at the John Bennett Indoor Sports Complex in Toms River.

Michael Illick, Josh Atkins help FDU-Florham swimming to win: Notebook  Press of Atlantic City

Michael Illick (Middle Township H.S.) picked up three wins for the Fairleigh Dickinson University-Florham swim team over the weekend.

Press of Atlantic City
East Bridgewater boys, Amesbury girls win Division 5 state relays  The Boston Globe

Finishing in second place in last year's MSTCA Division 5 State Coaches Relays inspired a fire in the arms and legs of the East Bridgewater boys' indoor track ...

The Boston Globe
Syracuse players relive their first dunks  The Daily Orange

When it comes to dunks, players agree on one thing: The feeling of their first-ever slam was freeing, like riding a bike without training wheels.

The Daily Orange
Power Rankings, Week 14: Playoff chase intensifies as second half begins  NBA.com

We're into the second half of the 2018-19 season and things remain wide open in the Western Conference. And things have become a little more interesting in ...

Spellbinding high jump duel raises the bar - Olympic News  Olympics

China's Chen Long won the gold in the men's high jump after a tough duel with Australia's Oscar Miers. The two athletes ended up jumping higher than any ...

Dick Fosbury changed high jumping forever 50 years ago, but there is more to the story  OregonLive.com

Dick Fosbury addresses a gathering at the unveiling of the statue commemorating his Olympic high jump gold medal last week on the Oregon State campus.

The 'Flop' that changed an event: OSU honors legendary high jumper  Albany Democrat Herald

On the eve of the 50th anniversary of Oregon State University athlete Dick Fosbury's Olympic Gold Medal win in the high jump using a then-unproven backward ...

Albany Democrat Herald
High jump: Rwanda's forgotten sport  The New Times

When the sport of high jump is mentioned, the first African countries that come to mind might be Kenya, which is internationally recognised as being home to the ...

The New Times
Plymouth high jumper Nate Patterson: First, Indiana; next, the world  Indianapolis Star

Nate Patterson, 18, ranks first in the nation among high schoolers and second in the world among U20 jumpers.

Indianapolis Star
Brandon Starc equals 21-year-old Australian high jump record  The Sydney Morning Herald

Australian high-jump star Brandon Starc has equalled the two-decade-old national record with a colossal 2.36-metre leap. The Commonwealth Games gold ...

The Sydney Morning Herald
Meet Alexus Henry, the first woman to ever win a national title at UTA  Star-Telegram

Alexus Henry became UTA's first-ever women's national champion by winning the high jump on Saturday at the NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships in ...

Sotomayor's high jump record turns 25  Sport24

At 10-years-old he was afraid of heights, but four decades later, Javier Sotomayor is on top of the world, celebrating the 25th anniversary of his high jump world ...

Plymouth's Nate Patterson logs nation's best high school high jump in 2018  South Bend Tribune

USC-bound senior goes 7 feet, 3-1/2 inches and also wins long jump at Warsaw Regional.

South Bend Tribune
Dick Fosbury: High-jumping rebel  The Register-Guard

New book 'The Wizard of Foz' delves into the life and legacy of gold medalist.

The Register-Guard

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The high jump is a track and field event in which competitors must jump unaided over a horizontal bar placed at measured heights without dislodging it. In its modern most practised format, a bar is placed between two standards with a crash mat for landing. In the modern era, athletes run towards the bar and use the Fosbury Flop method of jumping, leaping head first with their back to the bar. Since ancient times, competitors have introduced increasingly effective techniques to arrive at the current form.The discipline is, alongside the pole vault, one of two vertical clearance events to feature on the Olympic athletics programme. It is contested at the World Championships in Athletics and IAAF World Indoor Championships, and is a common occurrence at track and field meetings. The high jump was among the first events deemed acceptable for women, having been held at the 1928 Olympic Games.Javier Sotomayor (Cuba) is the current men's record holder with a jump of 2.45 m (8 ft 1⁄4 in) set in 1993 – the longest standing record in the history of the men's high jump. Stefka Kostadinova (Bulgaria) has held the women's world record at 2.09 m (6 ft 10 1⁄4 in) since 1987, also the longest-held record in the event.