State Track Meets Results
72 Records STATE CHAMPIONSHIPS NAVIGATION. AR | Arkansas Activities Association | AAA CA | California Interscholastic Federation | CIF. Ripslinger, an Arkansas signee, became the first athlete to win the , , and meters in the same state track meet. She also will leave high school with 3A state meet record in the (), 1, () and . Minimal movement in upper half of Super 25 Girls Basketball Rankings. California State Meet History () thesis by Forrest William Fraasch ('72) . In addition, statewide titles are awarded by the CIF in track and field (starting in 2 Bob Hutchinson Oakland Tech O Y 3 A Sarrail Manual Arts NC 2Mile 13 Doug Padilla Marina NC 2Mile AR's in .
In early years, beforefewer boys qualified for a one day State Meet. While some publications have documented some highlights of this greatest of all high school competitions and recent state meet programs have listed the individual champions, a summary of the placing finalists has not been available to state track fans. On the following pages, an attempt has been made to summarize all the individual results of top placers in each event, as far as is known. Because many of the official state records of the early years were lost in fire, the compilers have made extensive use of the "History of the C.
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Despite this research, not all information has been obtained. Wind-aided marks will have a "w" following the mark. If the wind speed is known, then it will follow the "w". For example, a wind-aided mark of 3. Since the earliest State Meets, athletes qualified by virtue of placing highly in their geographical Sectional meets.
As population and the number of high schools increased dramatically, these three sections divided. In these summaries of results, schools are listed by the Section in which they are 'currently located', though particular schools may have changed Sections and others are no longer in existence and in many cases their current Section did not even exist in their years.
Abbreviations for each Section are listed below: Adjustments for hurdle heights were also made. If you would like to "What If" the marks, you may obtain the Excel spreadsheet by clicking on the link.
I would also like to thank John E Spalding for his many hours of research trying to locate missing names and marks for the athletes. These associations usually adopt the AAA's means of determining eligibility as well as its size classifications seen below, but regional classifications and means of organizing events are left only to their respective associations.
The AAA maintains affiliations with several non-sporting activities associations. These associations generally use AAA guidelines regarding a student's eligibility to participate. Individual students compete for scholarships and recognition by presenting the results of their original research efforts before a panel of judges and an audience of their peers. Each classification is organized by rank, as opposed to a minimum threshold, to maintain consistent numbers for each class.
Sincethe schools have been organized as follows. Class 7A 16 largest schools Class 6A next 16 largest schools Class 5A next 32 largest schools Class 4A next 48 largest schools that sponsor football "football schools"as well as all non-football schools within range Class 3A same means as Class 4A Class 2A next 48 largest schools and remainder of football schools Class 1A all remaining schools The means of placing private schools within these classifications have become a key issue in Arkansas.
Prior toonly single-gender schools would have its enrollment altered, in this case by doubling the reported enrollment. Career marks were — indoors: High point man in high school jr. Team won the conference all three hs years and Fulmer was high point in last two years.
Returned to Conway and UCA in his freshman year.
His track team was AIC champion his sophomore and junior year. He was high point man, won the yd dash in 9. In he won the yd dash and was on the winning yd relay team. Coached in Jacksonville before returning to Conway as Jr.
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Following year promoted to sr. Later served as football coach and A. Left public education in for private business. As a graduate of Texas Tech, Harter set several school records as a member of the track and cross country teams.
Career accomplishments as a coach are numerous. His Lady Razorback teams won back-to-back conference championships in and with their highest national finish 3rd in Lady Razorbacks also won back-to-back conference championships in and with their best finish 5th in His team achieved the SEC record for team points at a conference meet with As a senior in set Divisional HS State record in yd dash His career best yard dash time was 9.
At UAF, Kyser also lettered in football, and During his senior year Russell was an All-America performer in both football and track and field. He led the nation in both his junior and senior seasons in the meter high hurdles with a That mark, which was recorded inis currently the overall and Meet of Champions record.
During his senior season Russell posted season best of Russell finished third in the Golden West Relays in the meter high hurdles in with a In Stephens was the state hurdles champion and state high-point runner-up.
He was ranked nationally in the top 20 in the low hurdles. He coached in the Conway Public Schools from through and later took Carlisle to six district titles, through He coached 12 All-Americans.
Stephens was involved in high school and college athletics for 43 years. He also served in the Arkansas state legislature for 22 years. Bell has participated actively and has won numerous events in the Arkansas Senior Olympics. University of Arkansas — Fayetteville From Winnipeg, Province of Manitoba, Canada.
In9th grade, Morton was 1st in the Provincial Half Mile. In he was also the Canadian National High School Mile champion, and came in 4th in the half-mile. Inas a freshman at the UA, he set the freshman mile record at 4: He left school and upon returning, in the spring ofas a sophomore, he placed 2nd in the SWC Mile.
In the spring of he won the SWC Mile in 4: In the spring of he was 3rd in the SWC mile in his last year of eligibility. Inat the UA, he ran Renfrow started his coaching career at Woodland Junior High in Fayetteville inmoving next to Neosho, Missouri, where he started the cross-country program in During that time at the UA, he was able to work on and complete his Doctorate.
For 23 years, beginning inat John Brown University Renfrow held a variety of jobs. In addition to the time spent coaching and teaching, he also has been involved in backpacking and taught a camping and backpacking class at JBU, leading groups on trips in Colorado, New Mexico and Arkansas. Inhe began taking flying lessons and after earning his pilot's license has been part owner in 10 different airplanes and has enjoyed flying various places across the country.
During his career at JBU, Renfrow became interested in missions projects and has served in six short-term missions in Guatemala, Mexico and Venezuela.
In the last 5 years, he has become interested in and has completed one layout for model railroading. At the present he is working on expanding that layout to approximately 3 times the original size. Renfrow and his wife of 41 years, Jane, have traveled in Europe on several occasions, most recently a 3-week trip to Scotland in the fall of They have two married daughters, Mindy and Lori. Mindy and Michael have two children, Jordan and Joshua.
Lori and Stephen have two children, Olivia and Ella. Set the overall and Meet of Champs record in the high hurdles in Won eight state and six Meet of Champs races fromwith ten of these being state records. In Snyder set a national record running low hurdles around a curve in He tied the national record with Snyder also ran on the state record and mile relay teams in He was the first Arkansas high school hurdler to run high hurdles in less than He received a full athletic scholarship to the University of Alabama.
After being injured in his first track season, Snyder spent the remainder of his time at Alabama playing baseball as a catcher and right fielder. He was recruited by four major league baseball teams after graduation but chose to attend Alabama instead so he could participate in both his favorite sports as well as get a degree.
He coached Football, Track and Cross Country for 15 years at Charleston, beginning in the fall of His teams won a jr. His teams won four jr. He coached track and cross country five years at Sheridan.2008 state track meet 4x400 relay
As a track coach his teams never won a state championship but they produced state individual champions, at the jr. He has been a Starter for local meets for 24 years and has been requested to serve as Referee for numerous invitational and conference track meets over the years. His athletic career began at the all-black Washington High School in Texarkana, where he played offensive end and defensive back. Washington won a state championship in his senior year, He coached part of one summer in Holly Grove and then returned to Texarkana, where he coached football under Nathan Jones at Washington from untilwhen the school was combined with Arkansas High.
Walker coached in the Texarkana area for 35 years, 14 years at Booker T. Washington and 21 years at Texarkana High School. He became an assistant football coach under Lynn Nix. Although, as an athlete he played football, basketball and baseball, he never ran track on the high school or collegiate level. However, he was best known for developing some of the best track and field talent in the state.
He was the head track coach for 14 years, winning three state championships inand His team finished as the state runner-up.
Harrison High School and University of Arkansas. During his career, Wray broke both the overall state high school record and the Arkansas Collegiate record in the yard run. Inhe became the first Arkansas high school athlete to break 2: Wray's best high school performance was winning the Meet of Champions with an overall state record of 1: Wray was also Southwest Conference runner-up in the in bothsetting the Arkansas Collegiate record of 1: He was a member of the Razorbacks Southwest Conference cross country championship team.
Wray ran undefeated through out his high school career, and his freshman year at the U of A. He was a gold medal winner in the mile relay, running anchor in the Texas Relays in He was a silver medallist in the two-mile relay at the Texas Relays in and anchored the sprint medley relays at the Drake Relays in that won gold. They came in 2nd in the mile that year.
Inhe anchored the 2-mile relay at the Kansas relays that placed 2nd. He recorded a meter collegiate career best of Baker was the SEC cross country champion in and and the outdoor meter champion. Ray Dyck University of Arkansas, Fayetteville. At UA lettered four years, setting school record of 1: Set SWC record of 1: Set new meet and university records at Fort Worth relays with 1: Anchored sprint medley relay team at Texas Relays at 1: Dyck was on four record-setting relay teams at UAF in the mile, sprint medley, two-mile and four-mile.
From to ran in 18 consecutive 10K races and five marathons. Sammy Epps Southern Arkansas University. Four 1st places in and Holds SAU school records for meter Dash At UA on freshman relay team that set UA yard relay record at In he was the first Arkansas HS athlete to break 50 sec.
His best HS time in the yard Dash was 9. At Pulaski Heights Jr.
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High team won the state championship in and he set state records in the yard Dash High school state champion in the mile and and has held the Class A mile record since Koonce set HSU records in the mile, and 3-miles in and still holds the mile and records of 4: President of Arkansas Track Coaches Association in and Conference Coach of the Year 5 times.
Has coached five cross country state team winners and 18 state runners-up. Coached 12 conference championship track teams and 13 runners-up. Coaching at Lake Hamilton H. Coached 1 All American pole vaulter in Coached two state runners-up teams in outdoor track and one state champion team in indoor track and has had one of the top teams in the state for most of his tenure at Lake Hamilton.
Sammy May Arkansas Tech University. In the HS conference meet Atkins won the meet with 90 points of which May scored 31, winning five 1st places, three of them new records, and also ran on three winning relay teams. The next team scored only 33 pints.
May won the high hurdles, pole vault and high jump, was 2nd in the broad jump and ran on three 1st place relay teams. He won the yard Dash Was the dominant performer of his era in Arkansas high school track and later a football and baseball standout at Vanderbilt University. In the state meet, he set a record of 9. During the season he twice he ran 9.
As a junior he set a state record of Moore played football at Vanderbilt University and was named to the All-Southeastern Conference sophomore team in He held the school punting record for 10 years, was fourth in the nation in with a Vanderbilt did not have a track program.
She was the NCAA cross country national runner-up. At the Outdoor Championships, Drossin was the 3, runner-up to teammate Megan Flowers and third in the 5, Drossin earned her eighth all-america honor with a fifth-place run in the 10, Her SEC titles include the and cross country championships, the, and indoor 5, and the outdoor 3, and 5,