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A Shot in the Dark – 06

     It was 230 years ago that a special group of people declared us “Independent” from England. At that time, it may have been seen as a shot in the dark, but today we all have the freedom to participate in such wonderful opportunities as the Empire State Liberty Tour’s, Independent Invitational, because they […]

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A Race to the Wire!

For the second straight week, what began as a rainy, gloomy forecast for the fourth stop of the Empire State Liberty Tour, (USATF Adirondack Junior Olympic Championships), turned out to be a wonderful day for championship competition! With nearly 350 athletes ready to provide their best perfomance, an equal number of spectators watched with anticipation […]

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A President’s Nightmare!

       It was expected to be a much anticipated showdown.  The NY Novas were coming up to Saratoga from “The City” to make their claim that Track Supremacy is theirs.  Ready to put their best foot forward, Olympic Region, Clifton Park Track Club, and Country Mills Eagles were ready for the challenge that has never […]

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More Than Qualified 06

It has been nearly two months since the first practice of the season, and now it was time to begin reaping the rewards that come from hard work, diligent practice, and hours of skill development. It was the Adirondack Junior Olympic Championships, the first qualifying meet of the season. Those that placed in the top […]

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It’s Official: USATF & Empire State Liberty Tour Agree

“It’s been three (3) long years, but it’ll be worth the wait!”, said Anthony Mills (above right), Executive Producer of the Empire State Liberty Tour.  At 9:00 pm, Monday, June 12, 2006, it was officially signed.  The USATF agreed to place the Adirondack Junior Olympics Championship meet as a part of the Empire State Liberty […]

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Able to Leap Tall Buildings – 06

     He is certainly fast, but is he faster than a speeding bullet? He puts the shot, but is he more powerful than a locomotive? He is seen above setting the President’s Open Intermediate Boys record in the Long Jump, but is he able to leap tall buildings in a single bound? If so, […]

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Off to a Great Start! 06

Although the weather eventually turned cold, windy, and rainy, the second meet of the Country Mills Eagles season (the Constitution Classic) got off to a great start and finished with a solid performance by many of the Country Mills Eagles athletes. “I believe we had more than 20 of our club records broken at the […]

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The Constitution…It’s a Classic

     With less than two weeks until the beginning of Summer, it felt more like the cool winds from September 17th, 1787 (the agreement by all of the States in the Union to the Constitution) with only a week before the beginning of Autumn!  No hazy, hot or humid this year for the Constitution Classic!  It […]

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A Patriots Return

He may be too small to defend his country, but he is big enough to help his team as he prepares to make his approach down the runway for an attempt in the Long Jump.  Meet Muhammed Banks, the youngest male competitor to participate in the Patriot’s Invitational on May 27th at Shenendehowa High School.  By […]

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Brothers in Waiting – 06

It’s been five weeks since the first practice of the season! Now is the time to discover and measure the progress of skill development at the Patriot’s Invitational. The anticipation of their first Track & field meet has these boys (from the left: Eddie & Zach Medick, Mark & Andrew Tatlock) concerned?, confused?, anxious?, probably […]

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