Here is a great list I found online that I thought was good to share. No better time to change a few things than now.
Wednesday, June 30, 2010
Tuesday, June 29, 2010
Monday, June 28, 2010
Friday, June 25, 2010
I will post them once they are approved by the CCS Office. Thanks to Walt VanZant for computing the data.
Here is a link to the At-Large time for last year to give you an idea until then.
Some of you tried to check out dyestatcal the past few days and were redirected to the world wide leader or whatever they call their high school coverage nowadays. I am just waiting for them to buy me out next :D
DyeStat.com (National) http://archive.dyestat.com/
Forums/Discussion Boards* http://www.talk.dyestat.com/
*The forums/discussion boards at this URL are archives and disabled, so no new posts allowed.
St. Elizabeth High grad Ashton Purvis named state's Gatorade Girls Track and Field Athlete of the Year
From Contra Costa Times...
Recent St. Elizabeth High graduate Ashton Purvis was named Thursday as the state's Gatorade Girls Track and Field Athlete of the Year.
Thursday, June 24, 2010
Tuesday, June 22, 2010
You can find his data and predications at the following link:
Feel free to comment on the above predications. Any other teams deserve to be added? What runners are going to be the biggest surprises? Who are the impact freshmen? Who is the best coach in this division?
Thanks again to Jason for his work on these predictions.
Pre-Season Rankings for NCS Division V and I...
Top CCS Girls' teams 15-11 will be posted tomorrow...
Hoping to start posting some SJS and NS pre-season rankings as well...
More interviews with some of the rising stars in Cross Country in Northern California...(who would you like to have interviewed?)
Monday, June 21, 2010
Sunday, June 20, 2010
Courtesy of www.lynbrooksports.com, Hank Lawson, Ernie Lee (Gunns HS) and Walt VanZant (Wilcox HS).
Some people have asked about how the divisions are determined so here are a couple of explanations by Ernie and Walt.
11-23-09 Folks, Here's a chronology of how the divisions for the State meet have been determined (as far as I recall, my memory may be suspect on some details): 1. At the beginning, the divisions were split on a statewide level. That is, all sections had the same enrollment cut-offs (with all SF, O, and LA schools in the largest schools division). Pretty soon, however, there were large disparities within sections where sections like the CCS would have a large imbalance in terms of the number of schools in each division. This led to.... 2. Allowing schools to "opt up" in division. That is, a school could move up into a larger schools division as long as it did so by a certain date (sometime in October). The thought would be that the best schools would move into Division 1. But what ended up happening (particularly in the CCS where the top schools were generally not the largest schools) was that schools would cherry-pick divisions to try to win CCS or qualify for the state meet. This seemed to hurt competition within a section, so that led to.... 3. The CIF banned "opting up", but allowed each section to determine the enrollment cut-offs between divisions within a range. This was very good in maintaining competitive balance within each section. However, as the disparity of school sizes between sections continued to grow, the ranges started to limit the sections. In particular, Division 1 in the SS started becoming much bigger than the other divisions. Which led us to... 4. The current set-up, where each section could pretty much align the divisions however they want (with the exception of "protecting" the smallest division). Coach Ibarra commented above about the State meet being the meet that mattered most. Whether you agree or not, note that ALL of the changes in the past have been geared towards improving competitive balance at the individual section level. -ernie lee. Gunn Cross Country. 11-24-09 There has been extensive coverage of the CCS cross country division splits in recent days. So, I thought that I would provide background information that I received when attending the 2008 post-season cross-country sports committee meeting. Although some (and maybe many) might disagree with the decision of the committee that recommended the present division split system, the committee members had knowledgeable and experienced individuals who carefully considered the subject when making their decision. In May of 2008 the CIF Federated Council decided to allow the individual sections to determine placement of their schools for volleyball, basketball, and cross country. The Executive Committee of the CCS unanimously supported the CCS president’s recommendation to from a “Blue Ribbon” Committee to research and suggest various methods of splitting the divisions in the CCS for the three sports in issue. Assistant Commissioner Steve Filios was put in charge of this committee. Ten members were placed on the committee, including – John Detar of Thomas More Doc Scheppler of Pinewood Jeff Lamb of Milpitas Stu Waters of Soquel Chris Hansen of Leland Kevin Donohue of Serra Bill Daskarolis of Aragon Roger O’Sullivan of NMC Terry Ward of Bellarmine Rich Young of Serra The Committee considered the following items – 1. Review of current system. 2. What are other sections doing? 3. How does our section membership compare with other CIF sections? 4. What is best for our section considering our membership? 5. What proposals might accomplish our section philosophy while maintaining competitive equity in State competitions. The Committee spent a considerable amount of time reviewing information in order to come up with a philosophy when determining how to split its divisions. The philosophy was as follows: 1. All division championships in the CCS are important and valid. 2. Altering the division placement to insure success in a state championship or to insure that the strongest teams/programs are grouped into a single division are not a primary objective. 3. Division placement should be based on fairness and equity for all member schools eligible for post-season play. The original proposal was to split all five divisions equally. This proposal was presented to the volleyball, basketball, and cross country sports committees, the Athletic Directors, the League Commissioners, and the Executive Committee of the CCS for their comments. The final decision was to split divisions 1 through 4 evenly and all schools with enrollment of 500 or less would be placed in division 5. Walt VanZant Wilcox HS
Saturday, June 19, 2010
Friday, June 18, 2010
Girls Track and Field Athlete of the Year
Girls Track and Field capsules
Boys Track and Field capsules
Any comments on the above honors?
Thursday, June 17, 2010
Some of the teams that have moved in CCS from 2009 to 2010:
Moving up to Division I: Gunn and Fremont
Moving down to Division II: Mount Pleasant
Moving down to Division III: Pajaro Valley
Moving down to Division IV: Archbishop Riordon
Moving up to Division I: Palo Alto and Leland
Moving down to Division II: Woodside and Mt. Pleasant
Moving down to Division III: Mills
Moving up to Division III: Santa Cruz and Soledad
Moving down to Division IV: Gunderson and Notre Dame-Belmont
Moving down to Division V: Santa Catalina
At the state level, here are the changes from 2009 to 2010:
CCS lost a spot in Division III (from 4 to 3) and in Division IV (from 3 to 2).
NCS gained the spot in Division IV (from 3 to 4).
SJS gained the spot in Division III (from 2 to 3).
SJS lost a spot in Division I (from 3 to 2).
SS lost a spot in Division V (from 7 to 6).
CS gained the spot in Division I (from 2 to 3).
NCS gained the spot in Division V (from 4 to 5).
Wednesday, June 16, 2010
|4 Carroll, Clare 8 Cavitt Jr. Hs 5:08.59|
That's right, an 8th grader running with the big girls and finishing a competitive 4th. So who is this latest phenom? After doing a little research, I found the following article. You can read all about Clare Carroll (she is the one on the right) at the following link:
Monday, June 14, 2010
Yesterday's historic 100th running of the Dipsea race gave us a record breaker as 8 year old Reilly Johnson (pictured to the left courtesy of the Dipsea official site-http://www.dipsea.org/2010/index.html) won her first individual title as well as the coveted black shirt.
Friday, June 11, 2010
Wednesday, June 09, 2010
Some of the more notable changes:
College Park moves up to Division I
San Ramon Valley moves down to Division II
Dougherty Valley moves up to Division III
San Francisco University boys move up to Division IV
Any other movements that may effect any of the divions?
The first group of pre-season NCS rankings will be posted sometime next week. If you would like to contribute to the pre-season rankings or would like to post your own set of rankings, let me know. My email address is email@example.com.
Tuesday, June 08, 2010
I will start to post next week.
In the meantime, feel free to comment below on the teams on the rise, contenders and anything pertaining to the upcoming cross country season.
What runners improved the most this past track season? What teams made the biggest strides? Who are the state contenders next year (team and individual)?
Monday, June 07, 2010
Wrestling, football, baseball, basketball and track and field. I started focusing on football and track during my sophomore year of high school.
2. How did you get involved in track and field?
I saw some kids running around the track and I asked my Dad if I could do that and the rest is history.
3. What were some of your earlier successes in the sport?
When I was young i was 4th in the nation in the long jump,
4. What were some of your accomplishments last year as a junior?
Last year as a Jr, I took 5th in the state in the 300 hurdles and I anchored the 400m. relay to 4th place.
5. Going into this season, what were some of your goals?
My goal was to win state in as many events as possible.
6. Tell us a little about your coach and what he has meant to you in terms of helping you with your events.
My coach (Rod Jett) helped a lot because he is a hurdler and knows what makes people better. We watched film together and he pointed out all of my flaws.
7. Since you do multiple events, what does a typical week look like for you in terms of your training?
My week is usually very hard. At the time, it can be frustrating because I do a little something for each event on different days but I have to pick one to focus more on
8. What are some of your toughest workouts that you did this past season?
The toughest workouts have been doing hurdles back in fourth which is llike running 25 hurdles in a set. Doing that 5 times and running repeat 300 efforts have been hard as well.
9. Jesuit HS was the boys' team champions at the CA State meet this past weekend. When did you and your teammates realize that your team has a shot at winning the team title?
We knew that we had a shot the whole season but it didnt really dawn on us until we got close to the state meet how close we were, and how serious it is.
10. Tell us a little about each of your races and what you will remember the most about this past weekend.
My 100 I just ran but did not run as fast as I would have liked to. My 300 hurdles was one of passion and determination, I knew that we needed 10 points to lock away the team tittle. The race was not very good technically but I was happy getting the win.
11. What college will you be attending next year and how did you end up deciding to go to that college?
I will be going to UCLA and while they were recruiting me i really liked their plans for the program and how serious they were about winning. The campus is absolutely beautiful and it is the number 2 public University in the nation.
12. What is your advice for younger athletes who have aspirations of reaching the level you reached this past season?
All I can say is stay hungry but most importantly stay humble and be grateful for all the success that will come your way
Thank you very much R.J. for your time! AJC
Sunday, June 06, 2010
No more having to wait until Sunday morning...
http://www.contracostatimes.com/high-school-sports/ci_15237954?nclick_check=1 (Ashton Purvis)
http://www.sacbee.com/2010/06/06/2801677/cif-state-track-and-field-jesuit.html (Jesuit HS)
http://www.redding.com/news/2010/jun/05/jovon-cunningham-wins-triple-jump-state-tourney/ (Cunningham wins triple)
http://www.contracostatimes.com/teens/ci_15237917 (Thandi Stewart)
http://www.santacruzsentinel.com/sports/ci_15238044 (Santa Cruz Sentinel)
http://blogs.sacbee.com/preps/archives/2010/06/frasier-wins-30.html (More from Sac Bee)
http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2010/06/06/SPGO1DQQOD.DTL (SF Chronicle)
http://www.montereyherald.com/sports/ci_15238909?nclick_check=1 (Nina Anderson)
Saturday, June 05, 2010
Licensed to RecordTiming.com - Contractor License HY-TEK's Meet Manager CIF State Track and Field Championships - 6/4/2010 to 6/5/2010 Presented by Farmers Buchanan High School - Clovis Results Event 1 Girls 4x100 Meter Relay =================================================================== School Prelims H# =================================================================== Preliminaries 6 St. Mary's /nc NC 47.18q 3 7 Mt. Pleasant /cc CC 47.28q 1 Event 2 Boys 4x100 Meter Relay =================================================================== School Prelims H# =================================================================== 4 Rodriguez/sj SJ 41.27q 2 9 Grant /sj SJ 42.01q 3 Event 3 Girls 1600 Meter Run ================================================================ Name Year School Prelims ================================================================ 1 Jacque Taylor 12 Casa Grnd/nc 4:59.20Q 4 Allison Sturges 10 MountainV/cc 5:01.51Q 11 Emily Shearer 12 Acalanes/nc 5:04.18q 12 Alycia Cridebring 12 Cllg Prk/nc 5:04.25q Event 4 Boys 1600 Meter Run ================================================================ Name Year School Prelims ================================================================ 1 Erik Olson 12 Novato/nc 4:15.39Q 3 Hugh Dowdy 12 Petaluma/nc 4:15.77Q 4 Philip MacQuitty 12 Palo Alto/cc 4:17.94Q 12 Robert Pflasterer 11 Del Campo/sj 4:20.74q Event 5 Girls 100 Meter Hurdles ======================================================================== Name Year School Prelims Wind H# ======================================================================== 1 Trinity Wilson 10 St Mary's/nc 13.46Q 2.5 1 5 Hannah Goranson 12 Valley Christian 13.84q 2.0 2 8 Katie Nelms 12 Leland/cc 14.24q 3.4 3 Event 6 Boys 110 Meter Hurdles ======================================================================== Name Year School Prelims Wind H# ======================================================================== 4 Chris Mamon 12 Benicia/sj 13.95q 2.7 3 5 Kenneth Walker lll 10 Freedom /nc 14.12q 2.4 2 9 Dante Thomas 12 Fairfield/sj 14.27q 3.0 1 Event 7 Girls 400 Meter Dash =================================================================== Name Year School Prelims H# =================================================================== 4 Chizoba Okodogbe 12 Deer Vlly/nc 55.29Q 1 5 Thandi Stewart 12 James Logan 54.61q 4 6 Iesha Hardiman 10 Wilcox/cc 55.36q 2 Event 8 Boys 400 Meter Dash =================================================================== Name Year School Prelims H# =================================================================== 6 Khalid Jones 12 James Logan 48.60q 3 9 Devante Dubose 12 B. O'Dowd/Nc 49.08q 2 Event 9 Girls 100 Meter Dash ======================================================================== Name Year School Prelims Wind H# ======================================================================== 1 Ashton Purvis 12 St. Elzbt/nc 11.22Q 1.6 4 6 Strangenae Campbell 11 Pinole V/Nc 11.66q 1.9 1 Event 10 Boys 100 Meter Dash ======================================================================== Name Year School Prelims Wind H# ======================================================================== 5 R.J. Frasier 12 Jesuit/sj 10.46q 2.0 2 10.452 Event 11 Girls 800 Meter Run ================================================================ Name Year School Prelims ================================================================ 8 Jenna Davis 12 Valley Christian 2:12.30q Event 12 Boys 800 Meter Run ================================================================ Name Year School Prelims ================================================================ 2 Nathan Strum 12 Pioneer/ cc 1:51.62Q 3 Kevin Griffith 12 San Ramon/nc 1:51.89Q Event 13 Girls 300 Meter Hurdles =================================================================== Name Year School Prelims H# =================================================================== 2 Katie Nelms 12 Leland/cc 42.99Q 4 5 Thandi Stewart 12 James Logan 41.36q 3 7 Daje Pugh 10 Fairfield/sj 43.11q 1 Event 14 Boys 300 Meter Hurdles =================================================================== Name Year School Prelims H# =================================================================== 1 R.J. Frasier 12 Jesuit/sj 36.93Q 1 4 Dante Thomas 12 Fairfield/sj 37.26q 1 Event 15 Girls 200 Meter Dash ======================================================================== Name Year School Prelims Wind H# ======================================================================== 1 Ashton Purvis 12 St. Elzbt/nc 23.10Q 2.5 1 6 Strangenae Campbell 11 Pinole V/Nc 23.95q 2.5 1 Event 16 Boys 200 Meter Dash ======================================================================== Name Year School Prelims Wind H# ======================================================================== Event 19 Girls 4x400 Meter Relay =================================================================== School Prelims H# =================================================================== 4 Deer Valley /nc NC 3:49.11Q 4 Event 20 Boys 4x400 Meter Relay =================================================================== School Prelims H# =================================================================== 7 St. Mary's /nc NC 3:16.21q 1 8 San Ramon Vlly/nc NC 3:16.78q 2 Event 21 Girls High Jump ========================================================================== Name Year School Prelims ========================================================================== 1 Sarah Vaughn 12 Oak Ridge/sj 5-06.00q 1.67m 1-0 9 Sarah Una Dia 12 Gilroy/cc J5-06.00q 1.67m 3-2 11 Adrienne Johnson 12 Carondelt/nc J5-06.00q 1.67m 3-3 Event 22 Girls Pole Vault ========================================================================== Name Year School Prelims ========================================================================== 1 MacKenzie Landry 11 Del Oro/sj 11-09.00q 3.58m 1-0 4 Katie Zingheim 11 Granite B/Sj J11-09.00q 3.58m 1-1 Event 23 Girls Long Jump =============================================================================== Name Year School Prelims Wind =============================================================================== 6 Mariah Rogers 12 Prospect/ cc 18-10.00q 2.2 5.74m 18-00.25(3.6) 18-10(2.2) 18-02.50(3.2) 7 Tessa Runels 11 James Logan 18-02.25q 5.6 5.54m 18-02.25(5.6) FOUL(3.0) 16-03.50(1.9) 8 Bonny Rivers 12 Harbor/cc 18-00.50q 3.3 5.49m 18-00.50(3.3) 18-00(3.9) FOUL(3.2) Event 24 Girls Triple Jump =============================================================================== Name Year School Prelims Wind ===============================================================================
3 Ciarra Brewer 11 James Logan 40-07.00q 2.0 12.36m 40-07(2.0) PASS PASS 4 Cydney Leath 10 Mt Plsnt/cc 39-07.25q 2.5 12.07m FOUL 39-07.25(2.5) PASS 5 Sasha Wallace 9 Hly Nms/nc 39-05.25q 3.3 12.02m FOUL(1.7) 38-06.75(0.9) 39-05.25(3.3) 8 Shanique Walker 11 Mt Plsnt/cc 38-10.50q 0.9 11.84m 38-06.25(1.2) 38-10.50(0.9) 38-06(0.8) Event 25 Girls Shot Put ========================================================================== Name Year School Prelims ========================================================================== 3 Chioma Amaechi 12 Lincoln/sf 44-09.75q 13.65m 41-00.25 44-09.75 44-02.75 6 Anamanu Folau 12 Florin/sj 43-10.25q 13.36m 38-11.25 43-10.25 42-10.75 10 Jillian Weir 12 Homestead/cc 42-05.00q 12.92m 42-05 39-02.50 41-03.25 Event 26 Girls Discus Throw ========================================================================== Name Year School Prelims ========================================================================== 3 Rebecca Hammar 11 Buch. Col/sj 150-05q 45.84m 140-04 133-05 150-05 6 Brianna French 11 Vacaville/sj 144-03q 43.96m 136-03 144-03 FOUL 9 Jillian Weir 12 Homestead/cc J139-02q 42.41m 2nd...123-03 139-02 123-03 107-09 Event 27 Boys High Jump ========================================================================== Name Year School Prelims ========================================================================== 1 Noel Frazier 10 Calfrnia/nc 6-07.00q 2.00m 1-0 3 Maurice Spikes 12 St Mary's/nc J6-07.00q 2.00m 3-3 4 Tosh Semlacher 12 Jesuit/sj J6-07.00q 2.00m 3-4 Event 28 Boys Pole Vault ========================================================================== Name Year School Prelims ========================================================================== 1 Kyle Maxwell 12 Atwater/sj 15-03.00q 4.64m 1-1 4 Ian Rock 11 Davis /sj J15-03.00q 4.64m 2-1 5 Brian Hanson 12 Oak Ridge/sj J15-03.00q 4.64m 2-2 10 Benjamin Berthet 12 Los Gatos/cc 14-09.00q 4.49m 1-0 Event 29 Boys Long Jump =============================================================================== Name Year School Prelims Wind =============================================================================== 3 Chris Mamon 12 Benicia/sj 23-04.25q 3.6 7.11m 22-11.25(1.3) 22-07.75(3.3) 23-04.25(3.6) 4 Terrell Wallace El Cerrto/nc 23-03.75q 2.7 7.10m 20-04.50(1.5) 23-03.75(2.7) 22-02(3.5) 7 Evan Grimes 12 Antioch/nc 22-09.50q 3.7 6.94m FOUL 22-09.50(3.7) 21-10.75(5.6) 8 Mike Kennedy 12 St Ignts/cc 22-08.75q 2.9 6.92m 22-01.75(4.2) 22-01.50(1.7) 22-08.75(2.9) Event 30 Boys Triple Jump =============================================================================== Name Year School Prelims Wind =============================================================================== 1 Jovon Cunningham 11 Enterpris/no 49-11.75q 1.1 15.23m 44-04.25(3.4) 49-03(2.4) 49-11.75(1.1) 5 James Williams 12 Enterpris/no 48-03.00q 1.7 14.70m 47-05.75(6.6) 48-03(1.7) FOUL(2.8) 8 Taylor Kientzel 12 Santa Crz/cc 47-08.25q 4.9 14.53m FOUL(6.1) 47-08.25(4.9) 46-01.50(0.9) 9 Brett Crider 12 Placer/sj 47-04.75q 2.2 14.44m 46-11(4.1) 46-05.25(2.3) 47-04.75(2.2) Event 31 Boys Shot Put ========================================================================== Name Year School Prelims ========================================================================== 4 Albert Millan 12 Livingstn/sj 58-03.50q 17.76m 55-07.75 57-10.50 58-03.50 6 Stephen Boals 11 Jesuit/sj 57-07.75q 17.57m 54-08.50 56-01 57-07.75 7 Jeremy Hines 12 Jesuit/sj 56-11.00q 17.34m 56-11 FOUL FOUL 8 Zach Coniglio 12 Alhambra /nc 56-00.50q 17.08m 56-00.50 FOUL FOUL Event 32 Boys Discus Throw ========================================================================== Name Year School Prelims ========================================================================== 6 Markus Sanders 12 Pitman /sj 180-06q 55.01m FOUL 180-06 150-08 7 Cj Nuwzi 12 Silver Cr/cc 175-11q 53.61m 151-10 163-03 175-11 9 Jeremy Hines 12 Jesuit/sj 171-08q 52.32m 171-08 FOUL FOUL
Friday, June 04, 2010
Courtesy of runnerspace.com
For those of you that are unable to make the drive to Fresno, check out the following link for coverage by http://www.runnerspace.com this weekend. I am sure they will have videos of all the races as well as interviews with some of the top athletes.
Best of luck to all competitors and coaches this weekend.
Thursday, June 03, 2010
Read more: http://www.sacbee.com/2010/06/03/2794910/jesuits-rj-frasier-seeks-state.html#ixzz0poLfV63H
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