2008 Mt. SAC Men's Water Polo Tournament
September 1, 2008
Mt. SAC is proud to host the 2008 Mt. SAC Men's Water Polo Tournament on September 12th (FRI) and 13th (SAT) at the Mills Aquatic Facility on the Mt. SAC Campus. 12 teams will compete for the tournament championship including Citrus, U.C. Davis, Fullerton, Grossmont, L.A. Valley, Mt. SAC, Orange Coast, Palomar, Saddleback, San Jose State, Santa Ana and Southwestern. For more information please click here (Adobe PDF File).
Mt. SAC Relays High School Multi Event Results
June 9, 2008
Eleven boys and six girls competed at the 2008 Mt. SAC Relays High School Multi Event this past Saturday and Sunday, June 7th and 8th 2008. Congratulations to High School Girls Champion, Calyx Schentrup of Thousand Oaks and High School Boy's Champion, Josh Lindley of Aliso Niguel. Each year local high school decathletes and heptathletes compete for the title of the areas best athlete at the High School Multi Event.
NCAA Division II National Track and Field Championshipos
May 21, 2008
The 2008 NCAA Division II National Track and Field Championships will be held from Thursday, May 22nd through Saturday, May 24, 2008 here at Hilmer Lodge Stadium. Hilmer Lodge Stadium is located on the Mt. SAC Campus and is named after legendary Mt. SAC Track and Field Coach, Hilmer Lodge. Each year over 100,000 people attend an event held at the stadium where the "Where the world's best athletes compete." For NCAA Championship Meet information click on the links below:
Mt. SAC Relays Ends With A Bang!
Sunday, April 20, 2008
Walnut, CA-The historic 50th running of the Mt. SAC Relays proved once again to be another storied year in the history of the world’s largest track and field competition. Nearly 15,000 competitors, from youth to world class competitors, competed over 3 weekends and 7 days of competition with over 30,000 fans watching.
The 50th event began with a special banquet of champions which included Olympians of the past and present. Attendees included Olympic gold medalists, Bob Seagren, Edwin Moses, Donald Quarrie, Ron Brown and many other Olympic medalists.
The Relays concluded with a bang during the final Sunday (April 20) Invitational Day of Champions. Numerous Olympic Medalists, World Champions and Olympic favorites began their Olympic quest at the 2008 Mt. SAC Relays. Tyson Gay, the reigning world champion in the 100 and 200 Meters ran blistering 8.8 second leg on the winning Adidas 4 X 100 Meter Relay. Olympic Women’s 200 Meter Silver Medalist, Alison Felix captivated the audience and media by running down numerous competitors during her spectacular legs of the 4 X 100 Meter Relay and 4 X 400 Meter Relay.
The women’s invitational 200 meters proved to be the premier event of 2008 and was won by Jamaican Veronica Campbell-Brown, the world 100 meter champion and world 200 meter silver medalist. Campbell-Brown defeated the star studded field which included 2003 world 100 meter champion, Tori Edwards, reigning 100 meter hurdle world champion, Michelle Perry and reigning world 400 meter champion, Christine Ohuruogu of England.
For more information please visit the Mt. SAC Relays Website at www.mtsacrelays.com or contact the Mt. SAC Sports Information Office at 909.594.5611 ext. 4629.
Footlocker West Regional Cross Country Championships
November 26 ,2007
On Saturday, December 7, 2007 the hills of Mt. SAC will once again be challenged by over 3,000 participants in the Footlocker West Regional Cross Country Championships. The top high school runners from throughout the Western United States will be competing for a coveted spot to represent the West Region at the Footlocker National High School Cross Country Championships. 2005 Footlocker Champion, Jordan Hassay (Mission College Prep) and newly crowned Boys California State Champion, German Fernandez (Riverbank High School) are favorites in their respective divisions. For more information visit the Footlocker West Regional Website.
Mt. SAC Relays Expands to 7 Days from 6 Days
October 13, 2007
In order to accomodate the University/Open Division and the High School Division, the Mt. SAC Relays will be adding Thursday, April 17 to the schedule. This will allow us to accomondate more local colleges/universities as well as to expand the ever growing high schools division. For more information visit the Mt. SAC Relays Website.
Amateur Athletic Foundation becomes the LA84 Foundation
August 10, 2007
The LA84 Foundation is a legacy of the 1984 Olympic Games. Formerly known as the Amateur Athletic Foundation of Los Angeles (AAF), During the 23 years of this very unique partnership between the LA84 Foundation and Mt. SAC, the program has served over 250,000 youth from throughout Southern California and beyond. The "Youth Days" program includes the LA84 Foundation Youth Days Track and Field Meet, the LA84 Foundation/Mt. SAC Instructional Clinic Program and the Munchkin Fun Runs.
|Giovanni Lanaro Continues to Dominate Pole Vaulting World
July 9 ,2007
Mt. SAC Track and Field Assistant Coach, Giovanni Lanaro, continues to dominate the Pole Vaulting World, winning the Padua International Track and Field Competition in Padua, Italy with a height of 19'00"1/2 (5.80M). Click here for article.
Lanaro, has been one of the most consistent pole vaulters in the world this season and has cleared 19 feet or higher, three times this season. This also marks the 9th time (out of ten competitions) this season that he has jumped higher than 18'08"1/2 (5.70M) and his eighth victory this season.
Earlier this season at the Mt. SAC Relays, he set the Mt. SAC Relays, Hilmer Lodge Stadium, Mexican and Pan American Record at 19'01" (5.82M).
For more information please contact the Mt. SAC Sports Information Office.
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