Lynbrook Slide Show: A real nice collage of meets set to music, compliments of Jon Tsai.
Balco in T & F: Status of athletes connected to the Balco drug scandal.
SJ Mercury: Overcoming adversity through the use of athletics.
CCS All-Time Top 100: Track & Field events that I'm currently maintaining have been updated with this seasons marks. Remember, these lists include All Conditions. Steve Nelson's Top 10 Legal Marks Only list will be posted once the season is over.
Lynbrook Running : We start on June 17th at 5:30pm, Stephanie just can't wait to see you all again, and will run every Tu/Th throughout the summer meeting at Lynbrook Pool (although the Tue's will start in July for Hank, but you can still show up and run with whoever is there). Anyone is welcome to come run with us.
Saratoga News: covers Follmar winning the State Meet.
Christine Whalen (Mitty): runs thru the State Finals after learning of her father's death that morning. Donations to "I Have a Dream" program - see article for address.
LG All Comer: Weekly RESULTS from the Thur All Comer meets, starting June 24th. The DVC All-Comers kick off on July 2nd thru Aug 6th.
State Meet Articles: SJ Mercury has 3 stories after the Trials and 3 more after the Finals - great coverage of the locals at the State Meet.
CCS Videos: Do you have a taste for speed? Check out Varsity Boys 100, 200, 400, 4x1 & 4x4.
San Jose Mercury: Three stories in the paper today - good for T & F.
Athlete Of The Week: Miller (LA) and Becker (MP) get the honors.
Saratoga News: Vikes 2nd place CCS finished and Alicia's win are highlighted.
CCS Analysis: Excel file which gives Top 3/6 finishers by League.
San Jose Merc: has two articles on the CCS Finals, along with Santa Cruz Sentinel.
SF Chronicle: does a nice story on Marie Nguyen (Milpitas).
Saratoga News: Follmar is covered along with coverage for the Vikes.
Lynbrook Track Records: School Records are updated for the year (but changes are always welcomed). 2004 Top Marks.
CCS Dope Sheet: Mark Foyer (HMB Review) takes a crack at doping out the CCS Meet and the Top 3 finishers in each event.
Lynbrook XC : We start on June 24th at 5:30pm and will run every Tu/Th throughout the summer meeting at Lynbrook Pool (although the Tue will start in July). Anyone is welcome to come run with us.
CCS Trails: Lynbrook Athletes continue to advance in a much anticipated CCS Finals coming up on Friday. Mercury News does a great job covering the event.
Athlete Of The Week: Second week in a row that a St Francis athlete has been chosen - congrats to Kyle Mills-Bunje.
Blossom Valley Times: Does a nice article on the Santa Teresa Track Team.
SCVAL Post Season Meeting: Is Tuesday (May 18) at 5:00pm at CB Hannigans in Los Gatos. Send Agenda items to Julia & Julie.
SCVAL Qualifier: A School Record in the VB 1600R (3:20.85) highlighted a great day for the Vikes. A Section leading 42.58 mark in the 400R is #2 on Lynbrook's All Time List. MayC Huang PR's with a 4th place 5:12.38 while Julie Chen (15.84) also moves on in the 100H - as does Yvan Pham (5th). Roberts, Wong, Khan & Teng all move on in their specialties. Deal jumps 44-03.5 in the Triple for the win.
SF, Oakland & NCS: Section results from 1915 to 2002 - see if your Grandpa is listed or not. Thanks to John Spalding.
Saratoga News: covers the Falcons and how they performed at the El Camino Division Finals.
Athlete Of The Week: Thrower Nick Sheuerman (SF) gets picked by the Merc.
Academic Athletic League: Ever wonder what happened in Northern Cal before the HS State Meet existed? Thanks to John Spalding you now know what happened from 1896 to 1914 (the States started in 1915).
Lynbrook Track Party: The End-Of-Year Party is set for Wed (May 26th), get your uniform in before then or you'll owe $'s.
Xavier Carter: More on Carter, along with a little something on Florida's 20.69 & 45.88 phenom.
Track Dedication: Santa Clara High School invites everyone to attend a brief ceremony where
they will name and dedicate their track in the honor of Chuck Kappen for
his many years of service to their track program. The ceremony will take
place at SCHS track on Wednesday, May 5th at 2pm. Your attendance would be
Vs Milpitas: What was at stake at Milpitas made our meet feel like a league championship event: our undefeated Varsity Boys vrs. their 4-1 team; our undefeated Frosh-Soph
Boys vrs. their 4-1 team; and the question of whether our Junior Varsity Girls could finish their regular season the way that they started, perfect. Well folks, our
answer to all of these scenarios was a resounding yes! A balanced effort in the young girls and boys events allowed us to finish each with a 6-0 record. On the
Varsity Boys side, we had several multiple winners with Khan (4x100, 100 and 300h at 39.8), Roberts, Teng and Deal. Great job guys and the best is yet to
SJ Mercury News: gives some print to the Lynbrook boys sprinters and Los Gatos alum Nik Kay (now of WV JC).
Saratoga News: covers Lynbrook alum Dan Rimmer (now competeing for WV JC) and Alicia Follmar (Saratoga).
Athlete Of The Week: Track athletes Sean Lopes (Pioneer), Julian Eison (Westmoor) and Allie Miller (Los Altos) receive the honor.
CCS Scores By League: It's getting to be that time of year when coaches start getting antsy about CCS - this little fun tidbit was supplied by Lynbrook coach Darrin Garcia.
CCS Top 8: SJ Merc covers the Top 8 while Lynbrook VB's improve their 4x100 time to #2 in the Section.
Saratoga HS: gets an Athlete Of the Week (Alicia Follmar) and a CoolKid (Jacquelynn Molzon) both XC and track runners.
Hampton/Phillips: Lynbrook starts the meet off with a PR for Wakabayashi (11:53 for the 3200) and a 4x100 win for the Varsity Boys. Doughty gets second
in the High Jump and the Varsity Girls drop six seconds to place third in the 4x400 (4:13).
Vs Gunn: a record setting day as Lynbrook becomes the first school to sweep Gunn in all four divisions since the JV Girls were added. Senior Taimur Khan
blasted a 22.3 200 for his 4th win of the day and Freshman Matt Kemp comes up big with a Varsity Shot PR 38'10". On the Girls, Julie Chen wins three events
and has a big seasonal PR in the 300's (47.9). Varsity Girls and Frosh-Soph come down to the mile relays were we won in exciting races. Great Job gang!
Arcadia: Taimur Khan sets a new School Record in the 400 (48.68) breaking Scott Seely's 49.04 (1977). Boys 4x200 also break the 1984 record with a 1:31.06 clocking.
Vs Los Altos: Lynbrook wins the VB, F/S Boys and JVG - season record for all divisions is 13-3, tops in SCVAL.
Early Season Training: Aptos coach Dan Gruber shares his ideas on early season Track training (as published in American Athletics).
Athlete Of The Week: As chosen by the San Jose Mercury News - Taimur Khan (Lynbrook) and Tori Tyler (Gunn).
F/S Top 8: Great running today / tonight with a 3rd place finish by MayC Huang in the 800 and a 9th place in the guys 4x400.
Deena Drossin Kastor: will be toeing the line this Sat at the Womens Marathon Olympic Trials. Also on the starting line is Lynbrook Alum Kim Fitchen-Young - lots of luck ladies.
Vs Wilcox: After 2 years the Lady Vikes take home a win. The other 3 divisions go to the Vikings as well.
Regina Jacobs: SJ Mercury does a story on Regina and her positive test for THG and what the future may (or may not) hold.
Saratoga News: More coverage on the Jumper/Runner Alicia Follmar.
WV Relays: By less than a second, School Records are missed in the VB 400IH and the VG 4x1600 but great marks are still achieved.
Brian Maxwell: founder of PowerBar and Olympic Marathoner has died of a heart attack at the age of 51.
Vs Palo Alto: Lynbrook once again takes 3 out of 4 wins (VG looses). Khan trys the 300IH (41.3) and Roberts gets a hand time 10.8 for the 100. Chen continues her winning ways in the 100LH (16.3) as does Huang in the Mile & 800.
SJ Mercury: gives the Vikes some great press - love the photos if you get to see the hard copy :)
Saratoga News: does a front page pic (story in sports) on Alicia Follmar (Saratoga).
Taylor Franklin (SF): is a Mercury News Athlete Of the Week. Also, nice article on track for the beginning of the season.
Summer Track Camps : Some are already starting to put their programs together. This is from the Silver Bullets - more to follow.
CCS Top Marks List: will be posted on a weekly basis (hopefully on Mon nights). Coaches, get me your marks by Sunday so I can update.
Los Gatos All Comer: The All Comer meets at Los Gatos for the Winter Season start on Jan 10th. Results thru Feb 28.
K-Bell Invite: Doughty wins VG HJ (5-2), Khan takes 400 (49.55), FS 4x1600 snags a 2nd as does 4x100 (by .01) - Margaret Gallagher pictures are here.
Vs Los Gatos: Lynbrook takes 3 out of 4 divisions (VG) against the Cats. Roberts wins the 400 & 100 while Huang wins the Mile, 880 & 2 mile. Meet Pictires.
BAD NEWS: does happen and this just in from Lisa Renteria (WV Relays Meet Director) - CIF contacted her (emails and phone calls) saying that they CANNOT run a steeple at the WV Relays without risking sanctions. So the Steeple is being totally removed from the meet and will not be contested. She is VERY sorry (Lisa herself is a Steepler) that this had to happen.
Mt Pleasant Relays: School records established in the VB & VG 4x3200 - thanks Jason, Howard, Paul, Jonathan, MayC, Aya, Zohreh & Aga. Meet Pictures thanks to Jonathan Tsai.
SC Invite: Lynbrook grabs meet records in the VB 4x200, VG 4x600 and VG DMR.
Michael Stember: lashes out against athletes & officials on drug scandal - SJ Mercury News story.
Lynbrook Track Seniors: LJ/TJ Chris Deal, hurdler Julie Chen, Distance man Eugene Berson, long sprints Taimur Khan, lady distances Aya Wakabayashi, sprinter Durrell Roberts.
Lynbrook Heptathlon: Day 1 highlights has Rachel Doughty clearing 5-00 in the HJ. After Day 2 Charles Chen wins by 42 points over Alex Goldberg. The ladies were even closer with Aga Goslicka taking a 24 point win over Aya Wakabayashi.
Weight Event: Have you ever tried throwing the 25lb weight (20lb for girls)? Would you like the opportunity? Check out the current standings for this event and email Keith Conning if you'd like some more info.
Los Altos Track Clinic: Check it out - happens next week during mid-winter break.
Lynbrook Athletes: You must sign up for Track by this Thursday (2/5) with Coach Garcia if you want to go out for Track & Field.
DA/Alumni All Comer: With the Mile Relay and TJ still to go, the DA Varsity had a slim 55-52 lead over the Alums. The first 3 legs had the alums still within 20 meters of the lead but a 71 anchor leg ended up being the downfall. Alums lost 69-53 once the TJ results came in as well..
Winter Training: Aptos coach Dan Gruber shares his ideas on training thru the winter.
Lynbrook Coaches Needed: The Lynbrook Athletic Department is taking inquiries for the following vacancies in our athletic staff. Head Varsity Football coach; Head Varsity & Jr. Varsity Field Hockey coaches; Assistant Track coaches & assistant Badminton coach. Inquiries should be made through the Athletic Directors - Mr. Rogers (Boys) - Ms. Nichols (Girls)..
UNNOFFICIAL minutes from CCS Meeting: which seemed to cover mostly uniforms, vault and digital toys.
SCVAL Coaches Meeting: The meeting will be held at Santa Clara High School, 3000 Benton Street on Tuesday, Jan. 20 at 5:00pm. It will be held in the Library.
Lynbrook HS needs a Throws Coach: Lynbrook has an opening for one more PAID coach for the upcoming (2004) season. We need a throws coach desperately and our season starts on January 26th. Come and be a part of an up and coming program that is returning every point from last years League Championship Season.
De Anza JC Alumni Meet: Scheduled for Sat, Jan 31st starting at 11:00 - the Alums have lost 2 years in a row, time to stop 'em.
All-State XC: Complete All-State Teams are posted.
Olympic Trials Marathon Qualifiers: Kim Fitchen (Lynbrook) class of '84 has qualified. She ran only her Frosh year (5:45 mile) and then switched to swimming. For a list of all American qualifiers in the Marathon click... Men / Women.
Top Milers/2 Milers: Something taken from the net that another stat type guy put together - very interesting stuff.
Body Mass Index - Excel file: or if you like online tools instead try BMI On-line.
CalTrack All-NorCal XC Team: Coaches and/or Athletes, if you made the team, I need your address so I can mail the certificate to you. They will be available on Jan 15th. E-mail address to Hank Lawson.
CCS Track Meeting: Takes place on Jan 12th @ 7:00 at the CCS Office.
Cal Coaches Alliance Clinic: Will be held on Jan 31, 2004 in Newark - click the link for more details.
Ruuning anyone?: So Leagues are over, you've taken a few weeks off and now you want to get going again to get set for track. Well, we're not starting quite yet but come Xmas break we'll be announcing runs for HS'ers that are interested in the Saratoga/Cupertino/Los Altos area. Keep checking www.LYNBROOKSPORTS.com for updates. Then on Jan 4th until the official start date of track, the Jr Ags will have daily workouts leaving from the Lynbrook HS area at 3:30 - more details to follow.
St Francis Throws Clinic: Is being held at SF high School on Mon/Tue, Dec 29/30 at 8:30 AM.
DVC All Comer: Diablo Valley College is hosting their Winter All-Comer meets along with the 2-person, 10 Mile Relay event.
Track Returnees : Take a look at the Top 10 returning Athletes.
DyeStatCal College Signings: ATHLETES - Have you committed to or have an idea of where you're going to college next year? If so, email Coach Garcia (Lynbrook HS), he'd like to do a write-up that I'll post here.
Los Gatos Track Clinic: If you're interested, Jan 24th, 2004 Los Gatos will hold a Track Clinic.
What?! : What ARE you doin? thinking of track? It's still XC season, so go to: 2003 Cross-Country.
CCS Top 100 : CCS All Time Marks have been updated from last years track season - check it out.