track and field

By PATRICK SLACK Sports Editor patrick.slack@mcrecord.com Two-time Pillager state champ will now compete for NDSU Matt Neururer’s trophy case was already pretty full. After competing on state relays the previous two seasons, the Pillager senior won individual state track and field championships in the high jump and 800-meter run this spring. Now, the recent Pillager [...]

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By PATRICK SLACK Sports Editor patrick.slack@mcrecord.com The Granite Ridge Conference girls track and field meet was winding down this spring and the team race was close. Dusk was setting in and only one thing separated Little Falls from its first-ever championship: a win in the pole vault. In other words, it was in the bag. [...]

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By PATRICK SLACK Sports Editor patrick.slack@mcrecord.com Travis Spillum is a numbers guy. He spent two weeks this spring on the Little Falls national champion economics team and considers his ability to make adjustments among his greatest strengths. But it wasn’t hard for anybody to count the number of competitors ahead of him in the Section [...]

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Distance Mattia Hendrickson, senior, Little Falls Hendrickson closed her career as one of the Flyers’ premier distance runners by helping lead Little Falls to its first Granite Ridge Conference championship. She anchored the Flyers’ title-winning 4×800-meter relay team and was the runner-up in the 3,200 (12:06.27), then added a pair of top-10 finishes at the [...]

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Pole Vault  Jordan Petrone, senior, Little Falls Petrone overcame a string of injuries to soar into the state meet, winning the pole vault at the Section 8AA meet with a height of 12-feet, 11-inches, before going on to take 11th place at the state meet (13-feet).   Sprints/Jumps Travis Spillum, senior, Little Falls Spillum, the [...]

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By PATRICK SLACK Sports Editor patrick.slack@mcrecord.com The Holdingford girls 4×200-meter relay team earned ninth place to lead area athletes in the state track and field meet at Hamline University in St. Paul, Friday – Saturday. The Huskers quartet of sophomore Amanda Grebinoski, eighth-grader Arianna Vasilj and freshmen Rachael Preusser and McKenzie Schulte completed the race [...]

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By PATRICK SLACK Sports Editor patrick.slack@mcrecord.com Two days after Little Falls senior Jordan Petrone captured a trip to state in the pole vault, senior Travis Spillum and junior Rachelle LeBlanc clinched state berths alongside him at the second day of the Section 8AA track meet in Sartell, Friday. Spillum placed second in the boys high [...]

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By PATRICK SLACK Sports Editor patrick.slack@mcrecord.com The Holdingford 4×800-meter relay team wasn’t able to beat champion Albany in Wednesday’s Section 5A meet at St. John’s Prep. However, the Huskers quartet of junior Brody Davidson, freshman Marcus Rick, senior Ryan Hartung and sophomore Abraham Skwira was able to beat the clock, barely, earning a trip to [...]

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