The St. Pauls Saints have long been a 5A powerhouse. With the AHSAA's new Competitive Balancing, St. Pauls will now compete in 6A. Even with the change they are still poised to compete for a championship this year.
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The St Paul's Girls are a traditional 5A powerhouse and 2017 is no different. We spoke with Coach Tate to find out how his squad looked this year. Turns out he returns his entire top 5 from last season.
We hear from Coach Jim Tate on the St. Pauls Girls Scouting Report.
Coach Brigham of St. Pauls gives us the outlook for his boys team.
St. Pauls returns a very young team this year but looks to be competitive in the state meet. Coach Tate answered our questions about his team.
Chanel Krause of St. Paul’s sets a new 5A mark and overall state record clearing 12-04. Former St. Paul’s vaulter Neal Tisher held the 5A record (11-0) since 2007. The St. Paul Senior had previously cleared 12-3 at the Ice Breaker Invitational.
Lacey Dent, St. Paul’s all-around great
The top Cross Country runners in Alabama are profiled. More being added all week long.
Chalonda Goodman of Newnan High (Georgia) and Tavaris Tate of Starkville High (Misissippi) were easy choices as meet MVPs at the Mobile Challenge of Champions after Goodman sprinted to wind-legal US #1's in the 100 (11.64) and 200 (23.69), while Nike Indoor 400 champ Tate nearly had two US leading performances as well as his US #1 20.89 clocking in the 200 meter dash followed up his US #2 run of 46.74 in the 400. A repeat champion at Nike Outdoors in the 100 and 200, Goodman accomplished the same victorious double at the Mobile Challenge of Champions for the second year in a row to become a rare repeat meet MVP. Tate had company in his 400 meter race as he was pressed by Andre Carter from Alexander High School (Georgia), who ran under 47 seconds at 46.97 to place second overall. Stonewall Jackson (Virginia) senior Damien Thigpen (pictured right by John Herzog), who will be gunning for his third straight state title in the 300 meter hurdles this season, posted a US #2 time of 36.75 in the 300 meter hurdles in Mobile. Thigpen had a previous best of 37.04 in the event. Host School St. Paul's Episcopal (Alabama) had two event winners in the female field events setting new meet records with Neal Tisher clearing a record height of 12'6.50" in the pole vault, while Katherine White went over 5'9.25" in the high jump. Catholic High School from Baton Rouge, Louisiana pulled off the difficult sweep of the boys' relay races with a state record time of 7:53.45 in the 4x800, while also putting down solid times in their 4x100 (42.07) and 4x400 (3:20.03). Mobile Challenge of Champions - Invitational Division Results
Austin of St Pauls finished 9th overall at Nike Outdoor Nationals with a throw of 134-07.
Alabama was well represented this weekend at Nike Indoor Nationals. Athletes from Mountain Brooke, St Pauls, Smiths Station, and Hoover all participated this past weekend. Photos from this past weekend are available at the following galleries. Herzoghttps://www.milesplit.com/gallery/735Fleenorhttps://www.milesplit.com/gallery/734
St. Paul\'s sophomore Tara Lenn earned a spot in the National Cross Country Championship race by finishing fourth at the Footlocker South Cross Country Championships on November 30. A week before she leaves for San Diego, Lenn took the time for this interview with AlabamaRunners.