Santa Rosa High School’s Kirsten Carter, center, easily wins the girls 200-meter dash Saturday in the NCS Redwood Empire track meet. (John Burgess / PD)

NCS track and field championships: Santa Rosa’s Kirsten Carter advances in 2 events

Freshman won her preliminary heats in both the 200- and 400-meter dash events. Read Article →
El Molino senior Lani Gaspar.  (John Burgess / The Press Democrat)

NCS track and field: Redwood Empire athletes look to secure trip to state meet

The NCS Meet of Champions gets under way Friday. Read Article →
Cardinal Newman vs. Justin-Siena

PD Preps Insider: Cal-Hi Sports honors for Barbosa, Vice-Neat, Flores

Cal Hi Sports, the state’s top authority on high school athletics, was kind to the Redwood Empire in doling out basketball honors recently. The popular web site selected three local girls for recognition. Read Article →
Santa Rosa High School’s Kirsten Carter, center, easily wins the girls 200-meter dash Saturday in the NCS Redwood Empire track meet. (John Burgess / PD)

High school track and field: Santa Rosa’s Kirsten Carter a 4-time winner at NCS Redwood Empire area meet

Freshman sensation won 200- and 400-meter races with personal bests. Read Article →
Sonoma Academy's Rylee Bowen (PD file).

High school track and field: Sonoma Academy’s Rylee Bowen dominates NCS Class A Championships

Freshman phenom was the only triple winner at the meet. Read Article →

Empire Track & Field Bests

The season's best marks in Empire track and field competition. Read Article →
Petaluma's Allison Scranton (PD File, 2014).

SCL track and field championships: Analy boys, Petaluma girls win

Sonoma Valley’s Amy Stanfield collected three blue ribbons. Read Article →
Windsor's Maddie Call, center, won the 100m High Hurdles during the North Bay League track finals held at Windsor High School, Friday, May 15, 2015. (Crista Jeremiason / The Press Democrat)

NBL track and field finals: records, redemption on Friday

Windsor girls recover from relay baton miss that disqualified them. Read Article →
Santa Rosa High School freshman Kirsten Carter stretches with her track teammates during practice on Monday, May 11, 2015. (Christopher Chung / The Press Democrat)

Benefield: Santa Rosa High’s Kirsten Carter is off and running

The Santa Rosa High School freshman is the fastest sprinter in the Empire. Read Article →
El Molino senior Lani Gaspar has the Redwood Empire's best times in the 100 and 200, second-best in the 400 and second-best triple jump. (John Burgess / The Press Democrat)

Track and field’s top performances in Redwood Empire

Top performances by Empire athletes. Read Article →

Track & Field Bests

The top marks in track & field in the Redwood Empire for the 2015 season. Read Article →
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Results: Girls Viking Classic

See results of Saturday's Girls Viking Classic. Read Article →

Track & Field Bests

The top marks in track & field in the Redwood Empire for the 2015 season. Read Article →
Petaluma senior Allison Scranton has the second-best mark in the shot put and the top mark in the discus. (John Burgess, The Press Democrat)

Empire Track & Field Bests

The top marks in track & field in the Redwood Empire for the 2015 season. Read Article →

Track: Santa Rosa Twilight Invitational results

Results from Saturday's big track meet at Santa Rosa Junior College. Read Article →
Maria Carrillo's Shannon Pallidino, left, overtakes Santa Rosa's Delaney White on the final stretch of the girls 1,600-meter run during the Santa Rosa Twilight Invitational track meet at Santa Rosa Junior College on April 11, 2014. (Alvin Jornada / The Press Democrat)

Twilight Meet to draw track and field athletes from 30 schools

More than 900 track and field athletes will take part in the annual Twilight Meet Saturday. Read Article →
Santa Rosa's Delaney White competes during the state cross country championships last season. (Crista Jeremiason/The Press Democrat)

Empire Track & Field Bests

Top Empire track & field marks for the 2015 season through April 7, 2015. Read Article →
In this November 2014 file photo, Sonoma Academy's Rylee Bowen takes first place in Division 5 with a time of 18:36 during the 2014 CIF State Cross Country Championships at Woodward Park in Fresno. 
(Crista Jeremiason/The Press Democrat)

PD Preps Insider: Bowen wins 3,000m at Stanford

Locals put on a fine showing at the super-competitive Stanford Invitational track meet last weekend in Palo Alto, highlighted by Rylee Bowen’s victory in the 3,000 meters. Read Article →
Casa Grande's Nicholas Rauch, in green left of center, finished second in the 1600 meters with a time of 4:16:85. at the 2014 NCS Meet of Champions at the University of California-Berkeley on May 31, 2014. (CHRISTOPHER CHUNG / The Press Democrat)

Empire Track & Field Bests

Best track & field marks in the Empire this season Read Article →

Empire Track & Field Bests

Best track & field marks in the Empire this season Read Article →
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Empire Track and field bests

Track and field bests compiled for The Press Democrat by Jim Crowhurst. Read Article →
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Track and field: Freshmen girls lead way at Big Cat Invitational

Fresh faces shined at the Big Cat Invitational at Santa Rosa High on Saturday. Read Article →

Sonoma Academy coaching openings

Tennis is the ninth varsity sport now offered by the small private high school in Santa Rosa Read Article →
USA Track and Field Championships Day 2

Conley’s master plan intact

Newly crowned 10,000-meter national champion Kim Conley leaves for the European track circuit on Sunday. Read Article →
The Redwood Empire's top sprinter when she competed for Ukiah High School, Lauren Wallace, right, has extended her range and become one of the nation's top 800-meter runners.

Ukiah’s Wallace, Montgomery’s Conley racing at USA championship meet

The two stars will compete at the USA Track & Field Outdoor Championships Thursday. Read Article →
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Empire duo achieve personal bests in state track finals

Two athletes advanced to the finals of the CIF championships. Read Article →

Empire duo reach CIF state track and field finals

Hay advances in boys 800, Scranton in girls discus Read Article →

PD Preps Insider: Track star picks graduation over state meet

Casa Grande's Caleb Lundquist will skip CIF championships in Clovis Read Article →
Lea Butler practices the pole vault at Santa Rosa Junior College in Santa Rosa on Tuesday. Butler finished second in the recent state meet, clearing 11 feet, 7 1/4 inches. (Photo by Christopher Chung, The Press Democrat)

SRJC’s Butler raises the bar

Rancho Cotate grad achieves new heights after dedicating herself in the weight room. Read Article →
Casa Grande's Nicholas Rauch races to a second-place finish in the boys 1,600 meters at Saturday's Meet of Champions at Cal. (John Burgess / The Press Democrat)

NCS track & field: Casa Grande’s Rauch heading to state meet

Gauchos standout among several Empire athletes to qualify for CIF meet. Read Article →