skip navigation

Boys Track & Field

Regular Season Regular Season
Regular Season x Regular Season

Day Until Registration Closes

0
Days
0
Hours
0
Minutes
0
Seconds

Mike Sonnabend

Head Coach - High Jump, Sprints

Justin Rein

Assistant Coach - Hurdles, Sprints

Peter Maves

Assistant Coach, Volunteer - Distance

Brian Ihrke

Activities Director

Phone: 507-328-5330

Brandon Stanek

Assistant Coach - Sprints

Luke Fischer

Assistant Coach - Sprints, Relays

Kyle Riggott

Assistant Coach, Volunteer - Jumps

Ashley Harding

Athletic Trainer

Phone: (507) 564-2981 - text

Dan Feda

Assistant Coach - Distance

Sam Sonnabend

Assistant Coach - Throws

Dakota Hiller

Activities Office Manager

Phone: 507-328-5330



BULLETIN BOARD



STEPS TO GET READY FOR THE 2024 SEASON

The start of 2024 track and field season is less than twenty days away. Here are some simple steps to make sure you are ready for the first day of practice.


STEP 1: CHECK TO MAKE SURE YOUR PHYSICAL IS UP TO DATE

In order to register for the 2024 season, you need to have a physical on file with the activities/athletic office. Physicals are good for three years and must not expire prior to June 15. The registration software will NOT allow you to register if you don’t have a physical on file or it will expire during the season.

Directions for finding physical date in Skyward:
Sign in to your Skyward Family Access and look under Report Card & Portfolio. Physicals will be listed with testing results and report cards.

 

DO NOT WAIT to schedule your physical. A copy of your physical NEEDS to be in the athletic office NO LATER than Monday, Feb 26 in order to register online AND participate. 

Where to get a physical:
All options presented below require a parent to be present and a printed physical form. C
ompleted physical forms can be submit as an attachment (.pdf or .docx) to Dakota Hiller or personally drop it off in the athletic office.

PHYSICAL FORM

See your family physician 
If you see a family physician, simply make an appointment and have your physician complete the form provided above.

**If you cannot meet with your regular doctor, see options below**

Olmsted Medical Center FastCare Clinic
90 14th Street SW, Suite 200
(near Walgreens South across from fairgrounds)
507-292-7009
Monday - Friday
8:00am-8:00pm

OMC Miracle Mile: Family Medicine
132 17th Avenue NW
507-292-7411
Monday - Friday
7:00am-7:00pm

Mayo Clinic Express Care 
4221 W Circle Drive NW)
Monday - Friday 
8:00am-8:00pm
Saturday and Sunday 
9:00am-5:00pm

CompCare Clinic
5507 Chateau Rd NW
(across from Wal-Mart North)
Monday - Friday
7:00am-7:00pm
Saturday - Sunday  
9:00am-3:00pm


STEP 2: REGISTER FOR THE 2024 TRACK & FIELD SEASON

PLEASE make sure all registartion responsibilites are completed during the open registration period. We will not be accepting late registartions.

FEBRUARY 19 - 29

Registration Dates
Grades 7-12
February 19-29 (closes at 4:00pm)

2024 TRACK & FIELD ONLINE REGISTRATION


STEP 3: ORDER YOUR UNIFORM

DUE FEBRUARY 29

All athletes competing in Track & Field are required to purchase an official uniform in order to compete in scheduled competitions. Uniforms are priced affordably and can be used from season to season. Uniforms can also be worn if competing in Cross Country in the fall.

This year we will be offering several options for the uniform. Athletes now have a choice between loose and compression fitting tops and shorts. Athletes may provide their own shorts, as long as they are solid black.

Please print and turn in the uniform order form and cash or check to Dakota in the athletic office at JM by February 29th. Uniform order forms are also available in the athletic office. If you attend Dakota Middle School, you can pick up an order form from Mr. Stanek there. Checks can be made out to JM Boys Track and Field. 

Spirit wear consisting of sweatshirts, sweatpants, t-shirts, jackets, and other items will also be available the first week of practice. These items are not required, but fun to have.

  • Please click the link below to print an order form.
  • Drop-off the complete form with payment in the Activities Office
  • Due Date: Thursday, February 29

STEP 4: SIGN UP FOR OUR TEAM REMIND APP

Get instant access to team news and announcements by signing up for text messages through our REMIND account. This text message services allows us to instantly provide important information on upcoming events and activities, changes to scheduled practices and meets, and returning bus times for meets. The service also allows you to reply or message the head coach.

*Our accounts has been cleared of last years entries, so everyone will have to create a new account.

Click here for HIGH SCHOOL messages

Click here for MIDDLE SCHOOL messages


STEP 5: CHECK OUT OUR FACEBOOK PAGE

Be sure to visit our Facebook page and check out pictures from past seasons of Track & Field and Cross Country. The is an open site and serves are a great place for anyone to upload and download pictures during the season. We are also working on being more dilegent on posting team news and information.

Click the Facebook image to visit our page.


STEP 6: ORDER SPIRIT WEAR

Spirit wear consisting of sweatshirts, sweatpants, t-shirts, jackets, and other items will be available during the first week of practice. These items are not required, but fun to have.

A link to the team store for spirit wear will be available beginning the first day of practice.


START PREPARING FOR THE SEASON

Now is a great time to start preparing for the 2024 season by preparing your body for the upcoming season. There are several options to help this happen.

JM Winter SAQ
No matter what your event, the easiest option to prepare for the upcoming season is to join the JM Winter SAQ program. Opportunities for morning and afternoon session of speed and strength are available. Simply stop by the weight room or look for kids sprinting in the hallways. Contact Coach Fischer or Coach Riggot if you have any questions.


Distance Captain's Practice
Winter doesn't stop our distance runners from getting their running in. Join them after school to start building an aerobic base and be in great shape for the first day of practice. Contact Aidan Feda for more information.

NEW Monday, Wednesday, Thursday NEW
3:45pm
Meet where Cross Country practice begins

(end of parking lot, near footbal practice fields)

Throwers Captain's Practice
Join the throwers in the weight room and hallways after school in preperation for the upcoming season. Options to throw indoors are also available at John Adams Middle School. Contact Ivinn Mom for more information.


NEW Tuesday and Thursday NEW
6:00-7:00pm
John Adams Middle School gym

Workout On Your Own
If the options mentioned above don't fit your schedule, simply workout on your own. Whether you workout at home or a local club, be consistant. 


2024 VARSITY, JUNIOR VARSITY, AND MIDDLE SCHOOL SCHEDULES

Please be aware that meets marked in blue have qualification standards or limited entries.Participants will be notified in advance if they will compete in these meets. 

VARSITY TRAVEL SCHEDULE
Day Date Event Bus Time Meet Time
10 days Feb. 19-29 Registration ----  
Mon. March 11 First practice TBD 3:45
Thur. March 28 UW River Falls Indoor TBD 2:15
Fri. April 5

Minnesota State, Mankato Indoor

  TBD 2:45
Tue. April 16 @ Winona TBD 4:30
Fri. April 19 @ Austin Invite TBD 4:30
Tue. April 23 @ Owatonna TBD 4:30
Fri. April 26

@ Hamline Elite Meet*

  TBD TBD
Tue. April 30 HOME ---- 4:30
Thur. May 2 @ Mayo Invite TBD 4:00
Tue. May 7 @ True Team Sections TBD 1:30
Tue. May 13 HOME ---- 4:30
Fri. May 17 Varsity All-City @ Century TBD 4:30
Thur. May 23

Big 9 Championships @ Mayo

  TBD 10:30
Thur. May 30

@ 1AAA Sections

  TBD 1:15
Sat. June 1

@ 1AAA Sections

  TBD 11:00
Thur. June 6 @ State Meet TBD TBD
Sat. June 8 @ State Meet TBD TBD
 
 
JUNIOR VARSITY SCHEDULE
Day Date Event Bus Time Meet Time
  Feb. 19-29 Registration NA  
Mon. March 11 First practice TBD 3:45
Thur. April 11 @ Mayo JV/MS TBD 4:30
Tue. April 30 HOME ---- 4:30
Fri. May 3 HOME ---- 4:30
Thur. May 9 @ Mayo JV All-City TBD 4:30
Tue. May 13 HOME ---- 4:30
Mon. May 20 @ JV Big 9 TBD TBD
 
 
MIDDLE SCHOOL SCHEDULE
Day Date Event Bus Time Meet Time
10 days Feb. 19-29 Registration NA  
Mon. March 11 First practice TBD 3:45
Thur. April 11 @ Mayo JV/MS TBD 4:30
Mon. April 29 @ Byron MS TBD 4:30
Tue. April 30 @ Pine Island TBD TBD
Fri. May 3 HOME ---- 4:30
Thur. May 9 @ Mayo JV All-City TBD 4:30
Mon. May 13 HOME TBD 4:30
Mon. May 20 @JV Big 9 TBD TBD

 

The middle school schedule is currently tentative, with meets needing confirmation and approval from the host school. Meets can still be added or deleted.


2024 TRACK & FIELD CAPTAINS

We are happy to announce our Captains for the 2024 track and field season. The following individuals were chosen by the 2023 Captains for their commitment and leadership abilities:

                           2024 Captains
Salah Buraie - Sprints               Ivinn Mom - Throws
Darius Jordan - Sprints             Luke Liedl - Distance
Colin Ness - Sprints                  Manachanwa Ojulu - Jumps


2023 RESULTS

2023 Team Awards

Thank-you everyone for a great season. This year saw a huge increase in numbers and there were many great accomplishments to celebrate. As a great group of seniors graduate from our program and leave a lasting legacy ,we look forward to returning a dedicated and committed group of athletes to help move our program forward.

Here is  a summary of the highlights this past season. 

Letter Winners

Seniors
Luke Backholm
Keondre Bryant
Micah Hanson 
Ryan Jirik
Michael Nicometo
Eli Norris
Andrew Ogren
William Rieter
Benjamin Schmitt
Andrew Sonnabend
Mateo Wilkins
Iestyn Zapta
Tate Zeller

Juniors
Salaheldin Buraie
Gavin Johnson
Darius Jordan
Zechariah Ladu
Colin Ness
Ethan Thammavongsa

Sophomores
Ty'Shawn Beane
LeeAndre Harvey
Eliah Ladu
Benjamin Rieder

Freshmen
Jaden Anderson
Aidan Feda
Matthew Krowiorz
Savy Vath

State Meet Particpants
Keondre Bryant (100m)
Zechariah Ladu (TJ)

Section Champion
Keondre Bryant (100m)

State Honor Roll
Keondre Bryant (100m)
Michael Nicometo (200m)
Iestyn Zapata (800m)
Eliah Ladu (LJ)

4x100m
Colin Ness, Darius Jordan, Salah Buraie, Keondre Bryant (44.57)
Keondre Bryant, Colin Ness, Ethan Thammavongsa, Michael Nicometo (44.68)
Ty'Shawn Beanne, Colin Ness, LeeAndre Harvey, Michael Nicometo (44.76)
Samuel Phan, Ethan Thammavongsa, LeeAndre Harvey, Matthew Krowiorz (44.94)

4x200m
Salah Buraie, Logan Tuckner, Ethan Thammavongsa, Darius Jordan (1:33.13)
Salah Buraie, Logan Tuckner, Jayden Venney, Darius Jordan (1:33.84)

Middle School Elite Meet Participants
Timmy Mai (100m)
Donovan Reed (SP, DT, 5th)
Timmy Mai, Jarrett Thaler, Chace Larson, Benjamin Howard (4x100m, 4th)

Hamline Elite Meet Participant
Manchanwa Ojulu (TJ)

Top Senior Performance
Keondre Bryant (100m, 10.86) 848 pts.

Top Junior Perforamance
Colin Ness (100m, 11.29) 764 pts

Top Sophomore Performance
LeeAndre Harvey (100m, 11.25) 772 pts.

Top Freshman Performance
Matthew Krowiorz (100m, 11.73) 686 pts.

Top Middle School Performance
Timmy Mai (100m, 12.32) 589 pts.

Top Newcomers
Lee Andre Harvey (100m, 11.25) 772 pts.
Colin Ness (100m, 11.29) 764 pts.
Eliah Ladu (LJ, 21' 1") 750 pts.

Most Improved
Ivinn Mom (DT, 65' 10" > 125' 2" =59' 4") +331 pts.

High Flyers (Horizontal Jumps)
Jarret Thaler
Timmy Mai

Highest Points (Horizontal Jumps)
Manachanwa Ojulu

Pink Discus (Throws)
Ivinn Mom

Silver Spikes (Distance)
Jaden Anderson
Ben Schmitt
Andrew Sonnabend

Grade Level Progressions
The following athletes lettered in an event or met a grade level progression for at least one event. The grade level progression is a prediction of an athletes ability to letter in a specific event by their senior season.

Juniors
Colin Ness - 100m, 200m 
Ethan Thommavonsa  100m, 200m
Salaheldin Buraie - 100m, 200m
Darius Jordan - 100m, 200m
Jayden Veney - 100m, 200m
Samuel Phan - 100m
Zechariah Ladu - 100m, LJ, TJ
Paul Cofer - 100m


Sophomores
LeeAndre Harvey - 100m, 200m
Eliah Ladu - 100m, 200m
Ty'Shawn Beane - 100m, 200m
Manachanwa Ojulu - 100m
Braden Daubige - 100m
Davari Carter - 100m, 200m
Adsitya Manikonda - 100m, 200m

Jordan Bell - 100m
Mac Chanthakoun - 100m
Benjamin Rieder - 100m, 200m, 400m

Freshmen
Matthew Krowiorz - 100m, 200m
Reuben Okello - 100m, 200m
Owen Karsten - 100m
Savy Vath - 100m, 110HH
Leon Voeun - 100m
Wesley Thompson - 100m

Middle School
Timmy Mai - 100m, 200m
Benjamin Howard - 200m

GO ROCKETS

2023 Meet Results

April 13: Mayo MS/JV
April 18: Home Meet
April 25: Albert Lea

April 28: Hamline Elite Meet (Triple Jump)
May 02: Mankato West
May 04: Mayo Invite
May 09: True Team 
May 11: JV All-City
May 16: Faribault
May 19: Varsity All-City
May 22: Faribault JV Invite

May 25: Big 9 Championships
June 03: Section 1AAA Results
June 08: MSHSL 1AAA Championships

Team Summary By Athlete: By Athlete
Team Summary By Event:  By Event