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2014 Track and Field Schedule

May 21, 2013

De Anza League Schedule

This is only the DAL schedule.  Additional duals, tri-meets, quads, invites, relays, etc will be posted at a later date.  TPHS Track and Field is ALWAYS in dire need of volunteers to run home meets.  Anyone interested in volunteering is asked to contact me directly so you can be given an assignment for meet-day.  Tentative Concessions (2),  Long Jump/Triple Jump (3), High Jump (2), Discus (2), Shot Put (2), Clerk of the Course (1), Meet Scorer (1), Announcer (1), Timers (8), Block Crew (3),  Hurdle Crew (THE MORE THE MERRIER).

 

Wed. Mar. 26th, 3pm, Yucca Valley Trojans at 29 Palms Wildcats

Wed. Apr. 02nd, 3pm, Desert Mirage Rams at 29 Palms Wildcats

Wed. Apr. 09th,  3pm, Big Bear Bears at 29 Palms Wildcats

Wed. Apr. 16th,  3pm, 29 Palms Wildcats at DHS Golden Eagles

Wed. Apr. 30th,  3pm, 29 Palms Wildcats at Shadow Hills Knights

 

 

Coach Buckles contract to coach XCTF not renewed...

May 21, 2013

LIFT YOUR VOICES

MUSD BOARD OF EDUCATION

http://www.morongo.k12.ca.us/cms/page_view?d=x&piid=&vpid=1232369988431
Karalee Hargrove = karaleehargrove@yahoo.com = 760-408-2128
Donna Munoz = dawnartyv@aol.com
Ron Palmer = kcollver46@adelphia.net
Chris Proudfoot = foot0108@gmail.com
J. Edward Will = edwill.rocknroll@gmail.com

MUSD HUMAN RESOURCES

Doug Weller
doug_weller@morongo.k12.ca.us
760-367-9191
extension 4228

 

DESERT TRAIL

www.desertrail.com

Letters to the Editor

kurts@deserttrail.com

 

KCDZ FM (z107.7) RADIO

Gary Daigneault
z1077fm@gmail.com

760-366-8471 (Friday call in show)

 

 

 

 

 

2010-11 End of the Season Awards

May 23, 2011

Athletes Recognized for Contributions to 2011 Season


WILDCAT MVP - Diante Aiken

LADY WILDCAT MVP - Sara Roberts

OUSTANDING SENIOR - Billy Smith

THROWER OF THE YEAR - Alan Vander Maas

MOST IMPROVED ATHLETE - Martini Dogan

JOG-A-THON 1ST PLACE - Anthony Arias

GOLDEN BAR RECIPIENTS -
Noel Figueroa (2nd bar)
Stacy Holmes
Lenore Roberts
Anthony Arias


ALL DE ANZA LEAGUE ATHLETES

DE ANZA LEAGUE MVP
Sara Roberts, Distance

CHAMPIONS
Marcus Chestnut, Triple Jump
Alan Vander Maas, Discus Throw

2nd Team
Diante Aiken
Dromynique Chestnut
Jamal Lowe
Steven Reed
Billy Smith
Ashlee Nixon

Honorable Mention
Allison Bass
Martini Dogan
Stacy Holmes
Lenore Roberts



WILDCAT OF THE WEEK:

DE ANZA LEAGUE FINALS INFO

May 3, 2010
Transportation:
Boys team will ride with baseball, the Girls will ride with softball.
School release time is 1:15.
Our depature time is 1:30.
We will arrive to DHS @ approximately 2:20.
We will arrive 2 hours early and it's important to be prepared.

Bring extra water, layered clothing, something comfortable to lounge on.

We will begin our warmup @ 4:30 and from that point on it will be business as usual!

WE WILL NOT STOP ON THE WAY BACK, bring snacks and/or money for the snack bar!

Our meet should conclude by 6:00 and we should arrive home around 7-7:30. We will follow our usual protocol when returning home.

The following athletes have qualified for the De Anza League Finals to be held Thursday, May 6th, 2010 @ Desert Hot Springs High School

Alex Boice (800)
Colton Byers (3200)
Marcus Chestnut (LJ, TJ, 300mH)
Dromynique Chestnut (4x1, 400, LJ, 4x4)
Noel Figueroa (1600, 3200)
Devin Fuentes (4x1, 100, 200, 4x4)
David Herrera (300mH)
Kelly Green (LJ, TJ)
Joe Kappus (4x1, 400, 4x4)
William Smith (LJ, TJ, 300mH)
William Weidt (4x1, 400, 4x4)
Zach Zeitz (DT)

Breanna Morrissey (100H, 300H, 4x4)
Jacque Morrissey (100H, 300H, 4x4)
Ashlee Nixon (100, 200, LJ, 4x4)
Lenore Roberts (100H, 300H, 4x4)
Sara Roberts (1600, 3200)
Monica Tree (800)

WORK CREW:
Erica Hennings
Matt Looney
Alex Moore

WILDCAT OF THE WEEK

03/06 - Herb Wyre Relay Invite
Joe Kappus (10) sprints, throws
Lenore Roberts (10) hurdles

03/13 - Palm Springs Relays
Diante Aiken (09) hurdles, hj
Sara Roberts (10) distance

03/20 - Coachella Valley dual
Diante Aiken (09) hurdles, hj
Ashlee Nixon (10) sprinter

03/27 - Cougar Classic
David Herrera (11) hurdles, distance
Sara Roberts (10) distance

04/10 - Southland Invite
Marcus Chestnut (09) jumps
Jacqueline Morrissey (10) hurdles

04/17 - Desert Mirage & Flying Tiger
William Weidt (09) spinter
Monica Tree (12) distance

04/24 - Yucca Valley dual
William Smith (11) jumps, hurdles
Sara Roberts (10) distance yucca valley

FUNDRAISING WINNERS!

March 26, 2010
Congratulations Track & FIeld!
Cookie Dough Fundraiser Track & Field Team THIRD place

JOG-A-THON
1st Place - JOSEPH KAPPUS
2nd Place - ASHLEE NIXON

Tied for First MOST LAPS!
16 in 30 minutes: Colton Byers & Joseph Kappus
Third Place, Dromynique Chestnut (15 laps)
Fourth Place, Marcus Chestnut (14 laps)

Job Well Done Wildcats!

team notes (PS Relays) March 13

Palm Springs Invitational Relays Matrix - March 13, 2010

Event(s)
boys
girls
4 x 1600
Colton, Alex, David, Diante
Sara, Jackie, Monica, Lenore,
Shuttle Hurdles (?)
no boys
Lenore, Jackie, Breanna
4 x 100
Dromynique, Matt, Marcus, Kappus... (Billy may substitute for Matt)
Shanna, Sara, Alex M, Ashlee
Sprint Medley 1-1-2-4
no boys
Shanna (100), Jacque (100), Ashlee (200), Breanna (400)
Distance Medley 12-4-8-16
Alex, Colton, David, Noel
Erica, Alex, Monica, Sara
4 x 200
Dromynique, Matt, Marcus, Kappus ... (Billy may substitute for Matt)
Shanna, Lenore, Jacque, Ashlee
4 x 800
Noel, Diante, Jesse, Colton
Sara, Breanna, Erica, Alex
8 x 100
-
-
4 x 400
Dromynique, Matt, Marcus, Kappus ... (Colton substitutes for Matt)
-
4 x 100 Throwers
Kappus, Tyler, Noel, Zach (if Zach can run)
-
High Jump (3)
Billy, Diante, David
Lenore, Breanna
Shot Put (3)
Tyler, Noel, Zach
-
Discus Throw (3)
Kappus, Tyler, Zach
-
Long Jump (3)
Billy, Marcus, Dromynique
-
Triple Jump (3)
-
-

Reminders:
Refer to our first set of team notes (Herb Wyre) about being prepared for tomorrows meet. Get prepared tonight, board the bus in UNIFORM!

The bus leaves at 6:30am, you are expected to be in the parking lot ready to board at 6:15am! Applaud yourselves for arriving on time and being picked up promptly last Saturday. The coaching staff greatly appreciates this.

Your cookie order sheets, envelopes, and money are DUE MONDAY! Please do not forget. I have to reconcile! Don’t forget about your jog-a-thon sheets. We are running next week on Friday, March 19th! The pledges are due on the 24th, the flat donations (assuming you’re collecting them on the spot) will be due at the Jog-A-Thon.

Next week: Meet @ Coachella Valley High School, bus departure: 12:15!

YAHOO NCAA TOURNAMENT PICK ‘EM! Our group is called 29 Palms Track and Field. Our group ID# is 29960 and your password is: basketball


Good Luck and Go Wildcats!



Head Coach R. Morton (760) 660-3989 and
Asst. Coach Rick Buckles

STANDARDS & POLICIES

click HANDOUTS for printable version
29 Palms High School 2010 Track & Field

PRACTICES
All athletes are expected to make ALL practices.
Practices are held from 2:00-4:00 at the high school track.
If you are a thrower, you will meet IMMEDIATELY after school at the throwing rings.
Runners head get on blocks, and jumpers get to the jump pit.
Combined team exercises begin at 2:35!
Many athletes will choose to train beyond the scheduled end of practice time.
Three (3) unexcused absences will result in DISMISSAL from the program.

Attending practice is not enough. All athletes are expected to WORK HARD to push themselves to complete their workouts. 3 incomplete workouts are equivalent to an unexcused absence.


CONDITIONING PRACTICES
The first informational meeting was held on November 18, 2009. Information was collected and given out about the start of our season. The track and field season began on Monday, January 11th @ 2:00pm. We just completed our ____ week of practice. It was explained during the informational meeting that only winter-sport athletes would be excused from beginning practices on January 11th. For everyone else this set of conditioning practices were MANDATORY. Incoming winter sport athletes will be phased into our practices with their own set of conditioning standards. Attendance at these practices will be a major factor in determining borderline cases for a VARSITY LETTER.


BE PREPARED
Your athlete needs to come prepared to school every day with their track gear.
We've discussed track bags that need to have, athletic shorts, t-shirt, running shoes, empty water bottle (can be filled prior to practice). Track bags should also have sweats/sweatshirt or long sleeve shirt. Locker room access is limited due to the nature of different practice ending times for athletes and athletes must understand that there will be NO LOCKER ROOM ACCESS after practices.


MEETS
All eligible athletes are expected to attend ALL MEETS they qualify for.
Arrangements can be made for other obligations (SAT, ACT testing, funeral, etc) PRIOR to the meet day. A missed meet (without prior timely notification to the coaching staff) may result in dismissal from the team. In regards to pre/post-competition transportation... not having your child dropped off and picked up promptly may result in dismissal from team.


LETTERING POLICY
Assuming your practice attendance and participation are in good standing, you must compete in at least 50% of the regular season Varsity meets eligible for a Varsity Letter. For athletes in good standing, you will automatically earn a letter if you achieve any of the following:
... qualify for CIF (at the De Anza league finals)
... earn 3 first place finishes in dual meets
... earn a first place finish at an invitational
... break a school record!


EQUIPMENT ORDERING WEBSITES
http://vsathletics.com/
http://www.everythingtrackandfield.com/
http://www.ontrackandfield.com/main/
http://www.eastbay.com/
Also try Big 5 (Yucca Valley) for some track & field equipment!
http://www.gillathletics.com/store/?category=66
http://www.trackoutlet.com/


QUICK GLANCE SCHEDULE
http://www.highschoolsports.net/defaultcal.cfm?ct=s&schoolid=CA9227716621&spt=12&lvl=-1&division=-1&timeoffset=480

Sat, 03/06 @ 9:00 - Herb Wyre (Palmdale HS) @ Antelope Valley College
Sat, 03/13 @ 8:00 - @ Palm Springs HS Relays
Thu, 03/18 @ 3:15 - @ Coachella Valley High School
Sat, 03/27 @ 9:00 - Cougar Classic (Beaumont HS) @ San Gorgonio MS
Sat, 04/10 @ 8:00 - Southland Invitational (Hemet HS)
Wed, 04/14 @ 3:15 - @ Desert Mirage High School
Sat, 04/17 @ 8:00 - @ Flying Tiger Invite (San Jacinto HS)
Wed, 04/21 @ 3:15 - Yucca Valley High School
Wed, 04/28 @ 3:15 - @ Desert Hot Springs w/ Big Bear
Thu, 05/06 @ 5:00 - @ DAL Finals/CIF Qualifying @ DHSHS


RULES
All athletes are expected to follow CIF and school rules set forth and discussed at the mandatory Spring sports meeting to be announced at a later date. Common sense rules have been likely discussed prior to the enrollment of your child to the TPHS campus.

After having discussed this letter with your child please sign and return the last page by the next Track & Field practice!

If you have any comments or questions, please feel free to call the coaching staff.
Head Coach: Ronda Morton, (760) 660-3989, rslmorton@yahoo.com
Asst. Coach: Rick Buckles, (760) 361-1063, (760) 830-8239



I, ______________________________ (print name), have read this letter with my athlete ______________________________ (print name of track & field team member), and understand the basic expectations.

Additional Comments:

2010 TEAM ROSTER

QUICK ANNOUNCEMENTS

January 28, 2010
Feb 01, team quick meeting
Feb 02, Practice Time Change 2:00 (throwers), 2:30 (non-throwers)
Feb 05, TF Lettermens Club meeting!
Feb 10, final conditioning specific practice!

PRACTICE (CONDITIONING PHASE)

January 3, 2010
Practice begins immediately after school at the HS track.
Please make sure to wear ATHLETIC clothes (PE clothes are fine).
Have your physical on file with the athletic director.
Those who want to discuss eligibility may email, call, or meet face to face.

2:00 @ TPHS TRACK!