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Boys Track & Field

Regular Season 2021


 

GO ROCKETS


Mike Sonnabend

Head Coach - Sprints

Justin Rein

Assistant Coach - Jumps & Hurdles

Dan Feda

Assistant Coach - Distance

Sam Sonnabend

Assistant Coach - Throws

John Larsen

VOLUNTEER - STATS & POLE VAULT

Kim Griffin

Activities Office Manager


Official 2021 Schedule: Big9.org

This is the official schedule from Big9.org. You may subscribe to this schedule and receive immediate updates and they occur.

Travel Release Form

If you will not be riding the team bus TO / FROM a meet, please complete this form and submit it to the activities office or Coach Sonnabend at least 24-hours before the bus leaves.

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END OF SEASON SOCIAL EVENT
With the completion of the State meet on Saturday, the 2021 track and field season is complete. Help celebrate a great season of JM track with an informal team social. hosted by The Nicometo's. Here are the details:

When: Monday, June 21
Time: 5:00-7:00 PM
Where: 4522 Acorn Ln. NW


Michael Nicometo (So.) - postbulletin.com

Michael Nicometo (So.) competes in 200-meters at MSHSL 1AA Track & Field Championships - Saturday, June 19, 2021 (postbulletin.com)

CONGRATULATIONS MICHAEL NICOMENTO AT STATE MEET
Michael Nicometo (So.) represented JM at the 2021 MSHSL Boy's 1AA Track & Field Championships. in the 200-meters. Michael was seeded 12th and ended up finishing 11th. Congratulations Michael! GO ROCKETS


SUMMER OPEN TRACK, POLE VAULTING, & CROSS COUNTRY
The ending of the competitive track and field season doesn't mean you have to stop working on improving. Throughout the summer, the track will be open on Sunday and Wednesday evenings for those interested in more opportunities to sprint, hurdle, high jump, and throw. Come both days, one day, or just once in a while. Family and friends are welcome to attend. This is a great way to work on improving, trying out a new event, or introducing a friend to track and field. Here is the tentative schedule:

Beginning Sunday, June 20:

  • Sundays: 5:00 - 6:00 (Laser timed 40's on grass or track, hurdles)
  • Sundays: 6:00 - 7:00 (Shot Put, Discus)
     
  • Wednesdays: 5:00 - 6:00 (Laser timed Fly 10's. hurdles)
  • Wednesdays: 6:00 - 7:00 (High Jump)

Interested in Pole Vaulting?
Experienced and beginner pole vaulters are invited to practice every Tuesday evening at Century High School. Practices are supervised by JM pole vault coach Ray Ashworth. If you have ever though of pole vaulting, this is a great way to learn the foundation skills of this event. If you have questions, please contact Coach Sonnabend.

  • Tuesdays at 4:00 (Century)

Cross Country Captain's Practices
Cross Country success takes place before the season begins. Join the CC Captain's to help build your base of aerobic fitness in a fun and social environment. Runs are based on experience, so returning, beginners, and athletes from other sports are welcome. Practice times:

 

  • Monday thru Friday Mornings: 8:00 AM
  • Meet at the JM visitor parking lot
     
  • Monday thru Friday Evenings: 5:30 PM
    Meet at the JM visitor parking lot


NO COACHING CONTACT July 3 - July 9 due to MSHSL policies. 

2022 TRACK & FIELD CAPTAINS
We are happy to announce our Captains for the 2022 track and field season. The following individuals were chosen by the 2021 Captains for their commitment and leadership abilities:

  • Danny Ta (Sr.)
  • Garrett Eick (Sr.)
  • Keondre Bryant (Jr.)
  • Michael Nicometo (Jr.)

LET'S GO ROCKETS!  
HIGHLIGHTS FROM SECTION 1AA CHAMPIONSHIPS

  • Keondre Bryant (So.) - 100 - 6th Place
  • Michael Nicometo (So.) -  100 - 4th Place, 200 - 1st Place
  • Nick Sonnabend (Sr.) - Pole Vault - 3rd Place

As Section Champion, Michael Nicometo will compete in the State Meet on Saturday, June 19. Congratulations Michael!

THANK YOU everyone who volunteered to help at the Section 1AA Championships. Your help is greatly appreciated!


CONGRATULATIONS BIG 9 CONFERENCE AWARD WINNERS

The following Rockets received medals or ribbons for their performances in Friday's Big 9 Conference meet:

  • Danny Ta - 4x100: (3rd Place)
  • Keondre Bryant - 4x100: (3rd Place), 100m (6th Place)
  • Michael Nicometo - 200: ALL CONFERENCE (2nd Place) 4x100m (3rd Place)
  • Nick Sonnabend - Pole Vault: HONORABLE MENTION (3rd Place)
  • Peter Ladu - 4x100: (3rd Place)

MINNESOTA STATE MANKATO TRACK & FIELD CAMP
FROM Minnesota State: We are happy to announce that the Minnesota State Mankato men’s and women’s track and field program will be conducting our second annual track and field camps.  Available to your student athletes here on our beautiful campus in southern Minnesota!

Minnesota State will be hosting a track and field camp in the summer 2021

WHEN: July 26th and July 27th

WHERE: ON OUR CAMPUS (Outdoor Facility)

WHO: 7TH to 12TH Graders are invited 

REGISTER @: www.mavericktrackcamps.com/summer-camp.cfm

The attached document provides more information regarding our the track and field camp!



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