ONLINE EXCLUSIVE: Brooks, Devine qualify for indoor track states

With the season winding down, the track team competed in the Montgomery Invitational on Jan. 13, hoping to build momentum before regionals. In the boys’ 4×400 relay, the team of senior Ambrose Devine and juniors Keith Cartwright, Shayne Brooks and Julien Bastin finished ninth with a time of 3:42.05. In the boys’ 500 meter race, Brooks finished 13th with a time of 1:10.64.   In … Continue reading ONLINE EXCLUSIVE: Brooks, Devine qualify for indoor track states

Indoor Track: End of MCPS meets brings start of the ‘real’ season

Since the MCPS Meet #2 was not rescheduled, the team focused on their next meet, MCPS Meet #3, which was on Dec. 26. They competed against the same 24 teams from the first MCPS meet. This meet was scheduled in the middle of winter break so many athletes were unable to attend. This allowed other athletes, who may not have been able to participate in … Continue reading Indoor Track: End of MCPS meets brings start of the ‘real’ season

Indoor Track and Field: Preliminary meets show team can succeed this season

After completing the time trials on Nov. 28 and Nov. 29, the team was ready to put their hard work to the test at a meet. Their first meet was the MCPS Meet #1 on Dec. 5. At this meet, the team competed against 24 other Montgomery County teams. This meet allowed the coaches to see how the team would fare against other competition. In … Continue reading Indoor Track and Field: Preliminary meets show team can succeed this season

Indoor Track: Preseason workouts show team has potential

The indoor track team began training in early November to follow-up on their successful season last year. With many talented seniors graduating last year, the new seniors will need to lead from the front along with support from underclassmen to make this season a success. On the track team, there are two distinct teams; the sprinters and the distance teams. These teams compete in different … Continue reading Indoor Track: Preseason workouts show team has potential

Indoor Track and Field: Chelf shines at states, finishes eighth

At the beginning of the indoor track season, sophomore Erin Chelf’s focus for the season was staying fit and avoiding injury for outdoor track. Two months later, Chelf accomplished much more, finishing on the leader board in the state championships with an eighth place finish in the 800-meter run. Chelf entered the Feb. 21 race seeded seventh in a crowded field of 15 runners, aiming … Continue reading Indoor Track and Field: Chelf shines at states, finishes eighth