Track and Field

Shamrocks Bring Home Three State Track Championships In Unforgettable Performances

The 4x400 meter relay team of Hannah Pruessner, Molly Munsinger, Taylor Covington, and Rachel Steinhoff stand on top of the podium hold a Missouri State Championship Plaque.

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -  The saying that “things come in threes", great things in this case, could not have been more true for New Haven at last Saturday’s State Track Meet after the boys and girls’ teams combined for three State Titles in three different events.

Covington Becomes Second Athlete To Place In Four State Track Events

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. - “Taylor Covington had a great meet this weekend.  She ran in four events (400m, 800m, 4x800, and 4x400) and rarely do you have someone walk away with four state medals, one of them being a State Title, it’s exceptional”, said Coach John Tucker.

Covington’s All-State performance was more than rare it was historical.  The last time New Haven had an athlete place in all four events at state was Laura Brandt in 2002.

STATE TRACK UPDATE 4: NH Girls 4x400 Meter Relay State Champions - Schenck Wins State Title In 800 meter

New Haven girls 4x400 relay State Championship Team

UPDATED Results: Monday May 26th.
-  Seth Schenck ends his illustrious career with a State Championship in the 800 meter run for the second straight year.

Then it was New Haven’s girls 4x400 meter relay team who topped off the day running a season best of 4:09 and a State Championship.

School Records Fall At State Sectional Track Meet

Ereka Bailey breaks school record in the triple jump and long jump.

PRINCIPIA HIGH SCHOOL - Seth Schenck continued his dominance in the open 800 meter by shattering his own school record by two seconds, running a 1:57.89, but Schenck was not the only one breaking school records.

Sophomore Ereka Bailey advances to the State Track Meet for the first time after breaking the school record in the Long Jump (15-08.25) and Triple Jump (33-08.25), placing third in both events.

Live Updates State Sectional Track Meet

UPDATED: 5:59 p.m. (Class 1 District Baseball: New Haven falls to New Bloomfield 6-5 in 8 innings

Principia High School  - QuickNewsNow will be posting live updates from today’s State Sectional Track Meet.  The top four in each event will advance on to next Friday and Saturday’s State Track Meet in Jefferson City, Mo.

**Seth Schenck wins 800 meter run, breaking his own school record by 2 seconds with a time of 1:57.87

**Ereka Bailey breaks school record in triple jump, 33-8.25, finish third to advance to state.

Boys 4x800 Team Breaks School Record To Win At Districts

Pictured Keven McDowell running the third leg of the 4x800 meter relay.

ST. CHARLES, Mo. - To say that New Haven’s 4x800 meter relay team (Zach Grater, Keven McDowell, Jon Stone, and Seth Schenck) has come along ways since last year’s seventh place finish at state, it would be an understatement.

Not only did they win at Saturday’s Class 1 District meet, they set a new school record with a time of 8:28.53, breaking the old record, 8:29.2, set back in 2005.

The drastic change Coach John Tucker said, “Keven and Zach are both a lot stronger and confident and know how to run the relay better and quite honestly Jon Stone is the most coachable kids you could have, he listens and responds to what your telling him… He’s just a fun kid to coach, so he’s the biggest difference in how our 4x800 team has changed since last year.”