Twenty-One Southland Athletes Punch Tickets to NCAA Outdoor Championships

first_imgA full schedule of events can be found here. Southeastern LouisianaMen:Devin King (Pole Vault) – 2nd out 39, 17-06.50Adrian Williams (Javelin Throw) – 12th out of 46, 206-04 Northwestern StateMen:Micah Larkins (100m) – 10th out of 24 – 10.134x100m Relay (Kie’Ave Harry, Micah Larkins, Amir James, Tre’Darius Carr) – 10th out of 21 – 39.34Cedric Paul (Shot Put) – 12th out of 47 – 61-03.50 Featured events will broadcast live across the ESPN family of networks, including ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNU and ESPN3. A detailed list of event broadcasts can be found here. McNeese earned a pair of qualifiers and Texas A&M-Corpus Christi garnered one out of their preliminaries. Cowgirl javelin thrower Morgan Woods finished eighth in her prelim while heptathlete Grace McKenzie earned a spot with her point total of 5,619. Islander pole vaulter Hannah McWilliams finished sixth. Sam Houston State will send seven total athletes qualifying out of the West Preliminary. Chris Jefferson qualified in the 100m as well as the 4x100m relay along with Fabian McCall, AJ Tisdel and Lawrence Coleman. Clayton Fritsch earned a spot in Eugene in the pole vault while Joshua Hernandez qualified in the hammer throw and Zachary Johnson nabbed the 12th and final spot in the triple jump. McNeeseWomen:Morgan Woods (Javelin Throw) – 8th out of 47 – 161-07Grace McKenzie (Heptathlon) – 5,619 Sam Houston StateMen:Chris Jefferson (100m) – 6th out of 24 – 10.394x100m Relay (Fabian McCall, Chris Jefferson, AJ Tisdel, Lawrence Coleman) – 10th out of 20 – 39.83Clayton Fritsch (Pole Vault) – 5th out of 38 – 17-02.75Zachary Johnson (Triple Jump) – 12th out of 45 – 51-02.75Joshua Hernandez (Hammer Throw) – 9th out of 45 – 210-08 Women:4x100m Relay (Daeshon Gordon, De’Shalyn Jones, Natashia Jackson, Deja Moore) – 9th out of 21 – 44.74Daeshon Gordon (100m Hurdles) – 8th out of 23 – 13.31 Northwestern State leads the way with nine total athletes qualifying in the East Preliminary. Micah Larkins finished 10th out of 24 in the 100m to qualify for Eugene along with the 4x100m relay with fellow Demons Kie’Ave Harry, Micah Larkins and Tre’Darius Carr. Cedric Paul earned the final qualifying spot in the shot put. On the Lady Demons’ side, the 4x100m relay squad of Daeshon Gordon, De’Shalyn Jones, Natashia Jackson and Deja Moore finished 10th out of 21 to earn a spot in Oregon. Daeshon Gordon finished 8th out of 23 in the 100m hurdles to earn an individual spot at the NCAA championships. Championships Homepage | Final Qualifying Lists | East Prelim Results | West Prelim ResultsEUGENE, Ore. – A total of 21 student-athletes from five Southland Conference universities will represent the league at the 2018 NCAA Division I Outdoor Track & Field Championships. Competition will be held from June 6-9 at University of Oregon’s Hayward Field in Eugene, Ore. Southeastern Louisiana sends one of the nation’s best pole vaulter in Devin King, who finished tied for first in his preliminary with a cleared height of 17-06.50. His top mark of the season (19-0.25) ranks second in Division I. Adrian Williams also qualified in the men’s javelin for the Lions. Texas A&M-Corpus ChristiWomen:Hannah McWilliams (Pole Vault) – 6th out of 40, 13-08.50last_img read more

Community events happening the weekend of May 30

first_imgMAYAdvertisement 30Annual Cadet Ceremonial ReviewSaturday, May 30, 2015 – 10:30amPlease come out to the Annual Ceremonial Review for 2276 Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry Royal Canadian Army Cadet Corps. This is where our cadets showcase what they have accomplished and learned this year and is also where we make…More Info » MAY30Advertisement 30Canfor Free BBQSaturday, May 30, 2015 – 12:00pmJoin Canfor for a free summer BBQ at Centennial Park! Along 100th Street and 94th Avenue Saturday May 30th, 2015 12:00PM – 2:00PM First 100 people receive a free Canfor Gift! Stickers, temporary tattoos, colouring for kids, prize draws and free food for everyone! We…More Info » MAY30Burn N Mahn Dueling PianosSaturday, May 30, 2015 – 8:00pmFSJ’s favourite piano heroes Brian Burn n’ Jamie Mahn return to tickle the ivories for us at The Lido! – See more at: http://www.thelido.ca/lido-events.html?detail=133&r=0#sthash.43OGYXVQ.dpuf   Tickets are $25.00 for General  and $30.00 for Reservation….More Info » 30Heroes Mess DinnerSaturday, May 30, 2015 – 6:30pm5th Annual Heroes Mess Dinner to celebrate all those in uniform that keep us safe and protect our way of life. Open to everyone including past or present members of our Armed Forces, Emergency Services and anyone that appreciates how…More Info » MAY31Doc Walker in concertSunday, May 31, 2015 – 7:30pmCanadian country legends Doc Walker are back with their new album “The 8th”. The North Peace Cultural Centre and Moose FM are proud to present Doc Walker at the North Peace Cultural Centre, Sunday May 31st at 7:30pm. One of the…More Info » There are lots of great community events happening in Fort St. John this weekend including the Bluey Day fundraiser for the Fort St. John Hospital.  Stop by the B.C. Ambulance building today and watch people have their heads shaved.  The Foundation hopes to raise $100,000 today.  Below is a full list of events happening this weekend.Neighborhood ChallengeSaturday, May 30, 2015 – 9:00amThe 20 Minute Neighbourhood Challenge is new this year and designed for individuals, neighbourhoods or smaller groups who are unable to commit to a larger clean-up area during Pitch-In Day, but who are interested in enhancing the appearance of their…- Advertisement -More Info » Bluey Day 2015Saturday, May 30, 2015 – 10:00amOn May 30th participants will gather at the BC Ambulance Building to “Be Brave & Shave”. The 2015 campaign goal is $100,000 for the Foundation’s Cancer Diagnostic and Treatment Fund. Donations to this fund are used to purchase equipment that…More Info » MAY30Roller Derby:Killbillies vs.St. AlbertSaturday, May 30, 2015 – 7:00pmRoller derby is a fast paced hard hitting sport that is a lot of fun to watch! Come support your local team on May 30th at the North Peace Arena. Event starts at 7 PM, tickets are $10 at the…More Info » MAYAdvertisement MAY31Tapping Into TalentSunday, May 31, 2015 – 2:00pmTapping into Talent in Fort St. John is moving into a new, larger venue! The next tapping into talents show will take place May 31st at 2:00PM, From the North Peace Seniors Housing Society, Apartment #3. Upcoming shows will be held the…More Info » MAYAdvertisementlast_img read more