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First, as a junior at Hutchinson KS, Butler broke an unofficial world record in the yard dash.
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He moved, along with his coach, to Rock Island IL for his senior year. He set a high school record of 24 feet, 2. Butler, like Meredith, graduated from high school at At Dubuque College in Iowa, Butler continued to break barriers by quarterbacking his college football team for four years. After an appearance in the Olympic Games, where he suffered an injury and lost his chance at a long jump gold medal, he played football in the NFL.
As a year-old high school senior, he became the first high school pole vaulter to clear 13 feet — in an era with bamboo poles and sawdust landing pits — and pushed the prep record to Then he went to the Olympic Trials and tied for first and earned a trip to Paris, where he won a gold medal with Fun fact about Barnes: That stood as a record until Jesse Owens came along five years later.
Straight out of high school, at 19, he finished fourth in the meters at the Amsterdam Games. He was fourth again in the Olympic final. Her third meter race happened to be the Olympic final in Amsterdam, where she became the first female gold medal winner at the Games. As a senior inshe set more records in the yards DreamWorks owns the movie rights and may be choosing the right time to go into production with a film about her life story. She nearly died in a plane crash in and emerged from a seven-month coma to walk again, and eventually run again, and make the Olympic team.
She won her second gold medal as a member of the victorious 4x relay. Johnson finished fourth under existing tiebreaker rules, but using the modern system for breaking ties he would have earned the silver medal.
Johnson broke the national high school record with a leap of That mark would be matched four times, but not exceeded until Johnson went on to break the world record at the Olympic Trials when he cleared He won a gold medal in Berlin. At East Tech, he achieved a long jump mark of He was the first high school boy to run 9. That record, set at the National Scholastic Championships in Chicago inwould not be surpassed until Also in Chicago, he ran His later exploits at Ohio State and in Berlin four gold medals cemented his status as one of the greatest athletes of the 20th century.
Helen Stephens Fulton HS, Fulton, MO, At a time when high school girls athletics was virtually non-existent, Helen Stephens emerged in Missouri as a powerful club athlete and became the fastest woman in the world. She was the first high school girl to run under 12 seconds in the meters, pushing her best time all the way down to She broke the world record in the meters by clocking Stephens was also a thrower.
She gets credit as the high school record holder in the shot put at and discus at feet at a time when there were virtually no female throwers. Dubbed the Fulton Flash, Stephens never lost a footrace in her career, and that included a gold medal performance in the meters in Berlin at the age of Stephens and Robinson were teammates on the gold-medal winning 4x relay in Berlin as well.
After winning California state titles, the Huntington Beach Bullet placed fourth at the AAU senior meet and finished the year ranked fifth in the world. Morris lost his chance at Olympic glory due to the World War II cancellations of the and Games, but his high school achievements endured and were the best of his era.
Alice Coachman Tuskegee Prep School, Tuskegee, AL, Tuskegee was an important site of African-American political and educational advancement in the segregated South and it was the place that launched the pioneering track career of Alice Coachman. She participated on one of the few high school track teams for girls, and she cleared 5 feet, 4 inches in the high jump in both and No high school girl went higher until She was also the best sprinter in the country, though few paid attention because of World War II.
Inat the London Games, she won the high jump to become the first African-American woman to win a gold medal at the Olympics. That came during a stretch where she was the AAU national champion for 10 years in a row.
Mathias lived a life that was the stuff of dreams and he was one of the first examples of a teen idol to emerge in the post-war U.
After overcoming a variety of childhood health problems, Mathias worked at mastering track and field events — the high jump, the discus and the hurdles.
As a junior, he placed fifth in the CIF shot put finals. Inas a senior, he won state titles in the yard hurdles, the yard hurdles and placed fourth in the shot put.
His coach suggested he try the decathlon and his first one was the Southern Pacific AAU Championships, which he won with 7, points though he had never competed in four of the 10 events.
He went on to break the world record in the decathlon in and became a back-to-back Olympic champion in He also starred on the football field for Stanford and played in the Rose Bowl. He was a U. He had a brief movie career, including a starring role in a film about his own life. Then he became a four-term U. Milt Campbell Plainfield HS, Plainfield, NJ, Milt Campbell was one of the greatest all-around athletes of the 20th century and his exploits in track and field were only part of the story.
Inthe high schooler practically retraced the steps of Mathias four years earlier. At 18, he made the Olympic Games in the decathlon after his junior year of high school and finished in the silver medal position behind Mathias. In high school, Campbell was a star athlete in football, track and field, and swimming.
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He broke the national high school record in the yard hurdles Byno one could top Campbell. He became the first African-American to win the Olympic decathlon title. Campbell played one season for the Cleveland Browns and was in the same backfield as Jim Brown. He played seven years in the Canadian Football League. At the Olympic Trials she improved to She placed second and earned a spot on the U.
Olympic team and went to the Games in Melbourne, Australia and broke the American record with After a childhood spent picking cotton, White upset convention by continuing to pursue sport beyond her high school years. White made an unprecedented five Olympic teams from and earned another silver medal in Tokyo in as a member of the U. Dallas Long North Phoenix HS, Phoenix, AZ, Dallas Long was the dominant high school thrower of his day and broke the national record in the shot put four times as a senior in His best prep mark of remains the Arizona all-time outdoor best 60 years later, although there is a chance that Tyson Jones of Desert Edge could break it this spring.
His strength at such a young age — he threw 61 feet with the pound sphere — astonished the track community. Long made the Olympic team and took bronze in the shot put. Four years later, at Tokyo, Long won the gold medal.
But with a little encouragement from coach Tracy Walters, Lindgren leaped into distance training volumes that were unheard of at the time.
By running up to miles a week, he pushed himself into become a national sensation. In the winter of his senior year, Lindgren ran an indoor 2-mile in San Francisco and beat world record holder Ron Clarke with a time of 8: It was one of the landmark achievements in high school running and it remained the national high school record lasted until Edward Cheserek broke it in He smashed high school records in the 5, He famously beat a pair of veteran Soviet Union athletes in the 10, in front of 50, fans in Los Angeles at a U.
Lindgren won the Olympic Trials in the 10, at 18 years old, but an ankle injury hampered him in Tokyo and he took ninth while teammate Billy Mills won a historic gold.
Just 10 years after Roger Bannister shattered the four-minute barrier, the 11th-grade Ryun ran a U. He was just the 13th American to break four minutes and he was only He also ran 3: As a senior, Ryun ran 3: At the end of his senior season he beat world record holder Peter Snell in San Diego by running 3: Ryun earned a silver medal in the Olympics in the 1, He broke six world records.
Like Mathias, he transitioned from track and field fame to politics. He served Kansas in the U. From an unlikely blue-collar town on the Oregon coast, Steve Prefontaine became another distance running phenom at the close of the s. Prefontaine, too small for football, turned to running to make his mark. He ran the hills of Coos Bay and pushed himself up and over sand dunes. He became the best high school runner in Oregon as a junior and then set his sights on the national record in the 2-mile as a senior.
At the Corvallis Invitational, Prefontaine ran 8: Athletes to watch Cameron Jurgens, Beatrice: Tijaih Davis, Boys Town: Has turned in the top Class B times in the and meters. The defending Class B champion in the 3, also leads the class in the 1, Husker track and field recruit is No. Best race relay, Sidney and Beatrice are separated by.
Crete and Boys Town could be shoulder-to-shoulder with them down the stretch. York could become the first Class B team, and fourth in any class, to win state titles in football, boys basketball and boys track in the same school year, Class C boys Projected team scoring: Cecilia 26, Sutton 25, David City Aquinas Athletes to watch Dylan Kautz, Norfolk Catholic: Returning double gold medalist in the sprints could team with throws specialist Ethan Piper to lead the Knights to a repeat team title.
Phalen Sanford, Dundy County Stratton: A labrum injury keeps him from defending his pole vault title, but he could win class titles in the and both hurdles races. Dylan Kucera, Fremont Bergan: Even though the Wildcats have qualified only four athletes, Schmidt could score big in four events — two sprints and two jumps. Best event Pole vault, 3: Burwell, inwas the last champion in Class C not to repeat or three-peat.
Class D boys Projected team scoring: Athletes to watch Brent Wetovick, Fullerton: With Braiden Gomez not at full strength, the Wildcats need Kring, the D leader in the triple jump, to score well there and in the and long jump to be champions for the first time since Blake Ahlers, Boyd County: Best race relay, 11 a.
If Gomez is healthy for Axtell, the Wildcats and Giltner could be in a photo finish.
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No team champion has repeated in Class D since Bertrand in Class A girls Projected team scoring: Athletes to watch Lauren Harris, Omaha Marian: This freshman has the potential to win four all-class golds — the three sprints and the high jump.
Gabby McGinn, Millard West: The state leader in the 1, and 3, will give it a go in thein which she has the No. Caelyn Christiancy, Lincoln Southwest: Her hurdles time of With Daisy Maessner shelved by a hamstring injury, Scarlett must validate the state-leading time in the and move up in the Dariauna Lewis, Omaha North: Best race finals, 3: Knight is the returning champion.
Emily Sisson of Marian, inis the only girl to win all-class gold in the1, and 3, Class B girls Projected team scoring: Athletes to watch Madison Smith, Lexington: Not only the Class B leader in the but she took the state lead in the long jump with a in districts. Marika Spencer, Columbus Scotus: Lexington has the most Class B titles in girls track with six. Class C girls Projected team scoring: Athletes to watch Rylee Rice, Ainsworth: Her career-best in the discus, to be No.
Rebekah Roh, David City Aquinas: Best race final, Six runners have sub second times, including leader Nicole Messbarger of Kearney Catholic.
Class D girls Projected team scoring: Athletes to watch Claire Connell, Elm Creek: Will contend for all-class honors in both hurdles races. The defending Class D champion in the and will press Connell in the long jump. Giltner could be the third school to win four Class D titles in girls track.
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