PADECKY: Tech High’s Kimari is rising star

Cross country, track and field coach David Kimari grabbed PD's award for best coach in the Empire. Read Article →

Arnold finishes 6th in decathlon at U.S. Championships

Maria Carrillo High graduate Jake Arnold finished sixth in the decathlon at the USA Track and Field Championships on Saturday in Des Moines, Iowa. Former Maria Carrillo athlete Jake Arnold moved up five spots from his 11th-place standing after Friday’s events thanks to strong finishes in Saturday’s five events. Read Article →

SR United teams playing in national tournament

FC Virginia National scored with less than five minutes to play to forge a 1-1 tie with Santa Rosa United’s under-15 Freeze team Friday on the first day of the Elite Clubs National League playoff tournament at Aurora, Colo. Read Article →

Carrillo grad looking to complete comeback at U.S. championships

Jake Arnold, who graduated in 2009, will compete against the world's top decathletes this weekend. Read Article →

Empire track and field seedings

A list of Empire athletes who will compete in this weekend's state meet in Clovis. Read Article →

Boys track: Carrillo’s Polk has sights set on top time at state

The junior set a personal best of 47.21 last weekend at the NCS Meet of Champions last weekend in Berkeley. Read Article →

Herold is Sonoma Academy’s first MOC champion

Most people wouldn’t choose the athlete with the surgically repaired ACL to win the North Coast Section Meet of Champions high jump competition. Sonoma Academy’s Kiana Herold soared past that logic Saturday, topping her own personal record by 2 inches with a leap of 5 feet 7 inches. Read Article →

Pumas’ five qualifiers highlight NCS results

Maria Carrillo throwers coach Joel Durand said coaching his daughter Kathleen is more intense than training other athletes. Durand can rest easy now, knowing his Sacramento State-bound daughter, Kathleen, is the best girls discus thrower in the North Coast Section. Read Article →

Meet of Champions: Top local contenders

A detailed look at the NCS Meet of Champions Read Article →

Meet of Champions: Ibrahim, Polk lead pack at NCS finals

Qualifying for state meet will be tougher than ever, with just top three advancing. Read Article →

Panther girls dominate NCS Redwood Empire track championships

The Santa Rosa girls team finished first in the team competition, while Maria Carrillo captured the top spot on the boys side. The top seven individual finishers in each respective event at the Redwood Empire championships automatically qualify for the Meet of Champions. Read Article →

Saturday’s Empire sports schedule

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Track and field: SRJC sending four to CCCAA state meet

The Bear Cubs' contingent s led by Maria Carrillo graduate Alex Wolf-Root, ranked eighth in the state at 5,000 meters. Read Article →

Track & field bests

Track and field bests for the 2013 season. Read Article →

Empire roundup: Olympic sprint legend to honor area greats

John Carlos will take part of program Saturday at SRJC featuring 20 who hold track and field marks Read Article →

SCL track finals results

Complete team and top 3 final results for individual events Read Article →

NBL track finals complete results

Click through to see results for boys and girls varsity and junior varsity events Read Article →

Carrillo boys, Santa Rosa girls claim NBL meet

UPDATE: Now includes complete team results and top 3 results for every varsity final event. Read Article →

PD Preps Track & Field bests

Track and field bests for the 2013 season. Read Article →

PADECKY: Friendship forged through love of discus

When, on one of the most important days of their young lives, did you see a Newman boy (Nagle) hug a Carrillo girl (Durand) for the cameras and no one thought it was weird? Read Article →

PD Preps Swimming Bests

Swimming bests for the 2013 season. Read Article →

SRJC track teams set for NorCal Trials

A large and talented group of Bear Cub athletes are hoping to do well in Saturday's California Community College Athletic Association NorCal Trials in Sacramento. Read Article →

PD Preps Track & Field Bests

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Empire athletes compete at Viking Track Classic

By JIM CROWHURST FOR THE PRESS DEMOCRAT Montgomery High School’s 24th Annual Viking Track Classic on Saturday featured many of the best athletes in the North Coast Section. Cardinal Newman’s Nolan Nagle, who leads the North Coast Section in the discus, won both that event (156-4) and the shot put with 55-0. Petaluma’s Ryan Douglas […] Read Article →

Track: Santa Rosa sweeps North Bay League opener

The Panther boys team edged out rivals Rancho Cotate and Cardinal Newman, while the Panther girls ran away from the competition. Read Article →

PD Preps Track and Field Bests

Track and field bests for the 2013 season Read Article →

PD Preps Track & Field Bests

Empire track and field bests for the 2013 season Read Article →

Empire Track & Field Bests

Empire track and field bests for 2013 season. Read Article →

2013 Empire Track & Field Bests

Track & field bests are compiled for The Press Democrat by Jim Crowhurst, who blogs about running at running.blogs.pressdemocrat.com. Read Article →

Empire schools compete at Windsor Relays

Cardinal Newman's Nolan Nagle dominated the throws at the Windsor Relays meet, throwing 157-0 in the discus and a 54-8 in the shot put. Read Article →