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TRACK & FIELD BEGINS APRIL 15th!

Well, it may not FEEL like Spring these past couple of days, but INDEED, it IS SPRING! Besides, Punxsutawney Phil GUARANTEED that Spring would arrive Early! 😊 Therefore, Track & Field Season at the High School has begun (March 11th), and Country Mills Eagles Club Practices will begin on Monday April 15th! Practices are, generally […]

BOSTON NORTH TRACK CLUB IS COMING!

On the evening of April 18, 1775, Dr. Joseph Warren summoned Paul Revere and gave him the task of riding to Lexington, Massachusetts, with the news that British Soldiers, stationed in Boston, were about to march into the countryside, Northwest of the town. Paul Revere then contacted a friend, Robert Newman, the sexton of Christ […]

SPEED KILLS!

            The origin of this phrase stems from the fact that in the Wild, the slowest Animal is the TARGET of the FASTEST Animal!  The Cheetah knows that it is FAST enough to chase down its prey, so being slow in the Wild is a Death Warrant!             In the World of Sports, the SPEED […]

REGION I CHAMPIONSHIPS… A CAPITAL IDEA!

The AAU Region I Track & Field Championships are coming to the Capital Region in 2023! This Championship Meet is the Qualifying Meet to advance to the AAU National Championships set for Drake University in Des Moines, IA in late July. The Empire State Sports Council (ES Sports for short) will be the Host Organization […]

BEING A TEAM PLAYER!

The Empire State Liberty Tour Track & Field Series is now in its 17th Season! It is difficult to relate to that, at times, because so much of our energies at the Empire State Sports Council (ES Sports for short) are invested in the Organizational Work that goes on behind the scenes, along with the […]

The PATRIOT’S INVITATIONAL IS COMING!

There are times during the months of January, February, and March that it feels like Spring and Summer may NOT arrive! ☹  Fortunately, my years of experience on this Earth STRONGLY suggest that they WILL arrive, although “Patience” may be the order of the day for three (3) months. 😊 Now that we are more […]

JAVELIN… A FAMILY TRADITION!

As a High School Student, a couple, which I held in high regard, once told me, “You are the Raw Material from which your Children begin their lives!”  Furthermore, they added, “It is important that you look after your Children’s Children, because they will be the Future!”  Unlike so many at that age, that made […]

JUMPIN’ BEANS JUMP!

                      Since she was a couple of months old, her Legs would KICK up a Storm!  Blankets seldom stayed on her body, and you better not have been sitting near her, or you might find yourself bruised the following day.  By the time she was six (6) months, if […]

SPREADING HER EAGLES WINGS!

          She has been an Eagle since the age of three (3)!  There are very few Events for Athletes of that age, so she contested the 100m, 200m, and Long Jump.  When she turned four (4) years old, she picked up Javelin (Turbo Javelin for Youth).  Once she reached the ripe […]

PRACTICE HARD, PLAY HARD! 😊

          During the Track & Field Season there are LOTS of Practices!  If it is spoken once, it is spoken 100 times, “Perfect Practice Makes Perfect”!  Well, there are also times when it is important to PLAY, and the Country Mills Eagles Athletes can PLAY HARD!  So with a day when […]