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Going for the Gold

For one brief track and field season, I held the pole vault record at St. John Vianney High School in Holmdel, New Jersey: 8 feet, 6 inches. Before you laugh though, I should tell you what the circumstances were and note that this was around 1972 when clearing 10 feet…

Hooker through to pole vault final

Steve Hooker needed only one attempt to go through to the final of the men’s pole vault at the Olympic Stadium. The reigning champion easily cleared 5.50m to progress to the final on Day 14 as the equal-ninth qualifier. World indoor champion Renaud Lavillenie of France and Germany’s Raphael Holzdeppe…

Miller Will Vault At RLC

Benton, Ill. — Benton pole vaulter Sara Miller is making the jump to college track, accepting a scholarship to vault at Rend Lake College. Miller, who was also being recruited by Greenville College and a small school in Iowa, is ready for the move and ready to keep vaulting. “Rend…