Nati Sheppard sets new PR at 13′
Mar08

Nati Sheppard sets new PR at 13′

Tweet Nati Sheppard set a new personal best on Saturday, March 7th, at the Pine Crest Relays in Fort Lauderdale.  Her new vault currently ranks her 3rd nationally outdoor.  Nati will be competing on Sunday, March 15th, along with Nikki Carroll at the New Balance Indoor High School Championships. Other personal bests around the state included Amy Jameson, Holy Trinity School, 10′, Haley Rigdon, Merritt Island High School,...

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NFHS Rule 7-5-19 Changes Standards Limits

Tweet New limits on standard settings will be in effect for the 2013 track season.  The National Federation of State High School Associations has moved the front end limit of the standards from 15.5″ back to 18″ in an effort to increase the safety of the pole vault. The rule states: “Changes the range for the position of the standards to 18 inches (45.7cm) measured beyond the vertical plane of the top of the stopboard, zero (0) point,...

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Pole Vault City Athletes Head Off To College

Tweet Pole Vault City is proud to recognize the efforts of 9 athletes that will be continuing their pole vault careers at the next level as they head off to college for the 2012 – 2013 school year.  These 10 athletes are Josh McDaniel,Winston Perry,  Annie Harwig, Stephanie Cook, Kristin Petry, Grayson Mack, Shelton McLean, Marcus Blessing, Nico Shepherd, and Katie Moshchouris.  Josh McDaniel will be travelling out of state as he will...

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Vaulters Rack Up Hardware and Personal Bests During Summer Meets

Tweet Summer competitions often mean an opportunity to finish unfinished business from the regular season.  This summer, athletes from Pole Vault City took advantage of the opportunity to travel and compete without pressure.  The first meet of the summer took us to Orlando for the Golden South Classic Invitational.  On the boys side, Josh McDaniel finished 4th, Shelton McLean finished 5th, and Marcus Blessing finished 9th.  On the...

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Maiden Voyage a Huge Success for Pole Vault City Vaulters

Tweet “Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did. So throw off the bowlines, sail away from the safe harbor, catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.” is a quote from Mark Twain that best summarizes the first year in our new indoor facility.  October 1st was the day the bowlines were thrown off as we opened that original 12′  garage door to an empty...

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Weekend yields state champions and special moments for 1A and 2A

Tweet Clean performances by the Gale twins and Shelton McLean lead to one of the most memorable performances in Pole Vault City Clean performances by the Gale twins and Shelton McLean lead to one of the most memorable performances in Pole Vault City history.  During the girls 1A competition on Friday, an unexpected result occured.  The much awaited contest between Emily Gale and Megan Walker ended with Gale twins atop the awards stand...

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