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Capestrani breaks Devil indoor PV record

TIFFIN, Ohio — Fredonia senior Mikayla Capestrani (Jamestown) established a new school record in the women’s indoor pole vault during Saturday’s Tiffin Dragon Grand Prix. She finished third in the event. By clearing 11 feet, 7 3/4 inches, Capestrani went two inches higher than previous co-holders Julia Schreier and Olivia…

Olympic Committee plans moving forward

The Fredonia Olympic Celebration Committee held its first meeting after Jenn Suhr’s locally historic pole vault jump near Barker Common. “We’re not sure what the turnout was, because everyone came up with different estimates,” committee organizer Julie Essek explained, and added it was probably between 1,200 and 2,000 spectators. Several…

The New Highest 2012 Vault

There is a new highest jump in the world this year for pole vaulting and it was achieved right here in Fredonia. Gold medalist and Fredonia native Jenn (Stuczynski) Suhr currently holds the world’s lead for 2012 and gained that title Saturday. Jenn jumped along Church Street in the village…

Vault event raises the bar

Bring those lawn signs back out. Saturday is going to be a historic day in the village of Fredonia. At 5 p.m. in Barker Common, the community is invited to share in the success and achievements of hometown hero and gold medal winner Jennifer Suhr. The festivities will include a…