post-it-member post-it-club-finder post-it-coaching post-it-donate
 Latest News  Recent News Headlines

Jun 3 2018 - Despite cweather NBIAA Track and field Championships a success !

The NBIAA Track & Field Championships took place this past Saturday at the Moncton Stadium in Moncton. The province’s best high school athletes were in action, having qualified for the championships through regional competitions the previous weekend. The weather proved to be tough on the athletes, with cool temperatures, high winds and periods of rain. Despite the weather conditions four new NBIAA records were set:  

-Kyla Hughes of Clément-Cormier won the senior girl’s shot put with a throw of 11.66m, breaking the former record of 11.45m, set by Jennifer Bell in 2013. Kyla also participated in the senior girl’s javelin throw, throwing 32.65m for a 3rd place finish.

-Elliot Whippie of Fundy High won the Special Olympic shot put with a new NBIAA record of 7.09m, smashing the record of 5.51m, set by Nabil Riordon in 2017. Elliot also placed 3rd in the Special Olympic 50m, with a time of 11.19

-Emma McTavish of Oromocto Threw to a new NBIAA record, winning the girls Special Olympic shot put with a throw of 4.52m, breaking the former record of 3.58m, which was set in 2016. Emma also ran the Special Olympic 50m, with a time of 11.06. Emma’s run surpasses the NBIAA record of 13.95, but unfortunately due to wind conditions, her 50m performance will not count as a record.

Other Exciting performances include:

-Craig Thorne of Kennebecassis captured gold in the senior boy’s 110m hurdles, running 14.62, surpassing the NBIAA record of 15.58 by nearly a second. Unfortunately, due to wind conditions, his 110m hurdles performance will not count as a record. Craig also captured gold in the senior boy’s 400m hurdles, running 58.09.

-Alexandre Banks of Harbour View won the senior boy’s 800m and 1500m with times of 2:08.56 and 4:23.37, respectively.

-Alex Cormier of Mgr M-F-Richard captured two gold and one silver medals, winning the senior boy’s long jump and triple jump, with jumps of 6.22 and 13.41, respectively. Cormier also placed second in the senior boy’s high jump, jumping 1.70m.

-Kenneth McGovern of Saint John High placed first in the senior boy’s 400m and second in the 200m with times of 52.76 and 23.11, respectively. McGovern also helped the Saint John Highs’ 4x400m team, leading them to a first place finish with a time of 3:57.29.

-Samuel Bourque of Clément-Cormier took home gold medals in the senior boy’s shot put and discus throw, with throws of 14.15m and 42.57m, respectively.

-Owen Enstrom of J.M.A. Armstrong had three first place finishes among the junior boys. His performances include a midget boys record of 42.82 in the 300m hurdles, breaking the previous record of 42.88. Owen also ran 2:09.74 in the 800m and 53.44 in the 400m.

-Ben King of Kennebecassis ran his way to two first-place finishes, finishing with times of 24.16 in the junior boy’s 200m and 11.66 in the 100m.

-Hannah Trites of Fredericton High School captured three gold medals and one silver medal. Hannah captured gold in the senior girl’s 800m, 1500m, and 4x400m, with times of 2:32.01, 5:24.83 and 4:43.80, respectively. Hannah also helped Fredericton High School to a second place finish in the 4x100m, with a time of 56.87.

-Caroline Gagnon of L'Odyssée hurdled her way to gold medals in the senior girl’s 100m hurdles and 400m hurdles with times of 16.72 and 1:10.07, respectively. Gagnon also took the gold in the long jump, with a jump of 5.17m

-Jadyn Mah of Miramichi Valley had first-place performances in the junior girls’s long jump and triple jump, with jumps of 4.86m and 10.70, respectively. Mah also placed second in the 300m hurdles, running 53.53.

-Danielle Keefe of Fredericton High School placed first in the junior girl’s 1500m and 3000m, with times of 4:59.52 and 10:38.39, respectively.

-Mackenzie Hall of Fredericton High School won the junior girl’s 800m in a time of 2:28.02. Hall also placed second in the 400m and 200m with times of 1:01.27 and 26.60, respectively.

-Shelby MacIsaac of Riverview High won the junior girl’s 200m in 25.91. MacIsaac also won the 400m, with a time of 59.29, breaking her own midget girls record, which was 59.31. MacIsaac also took home the win in the high jump, jumping 1.50m.

Fredericton High School captured the AAA banner with a score of 219, while Leo Hayes High School was second with a score of 192.5, and third was École Mathieu-Martin with a score of 190. Bonar Law Memorial High School won the AA banner with a score of 176, while Bathurst High School was second with a score of 86.5, and J.M.A. Armstrong High third with a score of 84. Mgr Marcel-François-Richard won the A banner with a score of 91, while École Carrefour Beausoleil was second with a score of 51, and École Aux Quatre Vents third with a score of 51.

There were some amazing performances on the track and on the field at the Championships this year. The athletes continue to outperform themselves and compete in big numbers”, said Athletics New Brunswick Technical Director Gabriel LeBlanc. “We approached the athletes with information about other opportunities available to them in the sport and hopefully we’ll see some high-school athletes representing Team New-Brunswick at the at the Canadian Youth Championships in Brandon, Manitoba”, added LeBlanc.

Track & Field Championship results can be found here:

2019-06-21 - More Than 15 Provincial Record Holders Competing This Weekend
2019-06-17 - Silver Medal for Robertson at Canadian Combined Events Champs
2019-06-14 - New Brunswick’s Track & Field History by Rod MacKenzie, Part 2
2019-06-14 - Jacob Leblanc named to Team Canada!
2019-06-13 - New-Brunswick Middle School Track and Field Championships

 News by Month
June 2019 May 2019 April 2019
March 2019 February 2019 January 2019
December 2018 November 2018 October 2018
September 2018 August 2018 July 2018
June 2018 May 2018 April 2018
March 2018 February 2018 January 2018
December 2017 November 2017 October 2017
September 2017 August 2017 July 2017
June 2017 May 2017 April 2017
March 2017 February 2017 January 2017
December 2016 November 2016 October 2016
September 2016 August 2016 July 2016
June 2016 May 2016 April 2016
March 2016 February 2016 January 2016
December 2015 November 2015 October 2015
September 2015 August 2015 July 2015
June 2015 May 2015 April 2015
March 2015 February 2015 January 2015
December 2014 November 2014 October 2014
September 2014 August 2014 July 2014
June 2014 May 2014 April 2014
March 2014 February 2014 January 2014
December 2013 November 2013 October 2013
September 2013 August 2013 July 2013
June 2013 May 2013 April 2013
March 2013 February 2013 January 2013
December 2012 November 2012 October 2012
September 2012 August 2012 July 2012
June 2012 May 2012 April 2012
March 2012 February 2012 January 2012
December 2011 November 2011 October 2011
September 2011 August 2011 July 2011
June 2011 May 2011 April 2011
March 2011 February 2011 January 2011
December 2010 November 2010 October 2010
September 2010 August 2010 July 2010
June 2010 May 2010 April 2010
March 2010 February 2010 January 2010
December 2009 November 2009 October 2009
September 2009 August 2009 July 2009
June 2009 May 2009 April 2009
March 2009 February 2009 January 2009
December 2008 October 2008 August 2008
July 2008 June 2008 May 2008
April 2008 March 2008 February 2008
January 2008 December 2007 November 2007
October 2007 August 2007 July 2007
June 2007 May 2007 April 2007
March 2007 February 2007 January 2007
December 2006 November 2006 October 2006
August 2006 July 2006 June 2006
May 2006 April 2006 March 2006
February 2006 January 2006 December 2005
November 2005 October 2005 September 2005
August 2005 July 2005 June 2005
May 2005 March 2005 February 2005
January 2005