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For the redshirt sophomore catcher at West Virginia University, that changed a bit Monday when the Mountaineers were in Oklahoma preparing to play in the Big 12 Tournament - the same day deadly tornadoes blew through the Oklahoma City suburb of Moore.
And that's exactly what the Hatters did in Wednesday's 4-2 victory over Fairfield Ludlowe in the FCIAC semifinals at Harbor Yard.
Falconer's Tareek Hannold won a trio of events, but it wasn't enough as Randolph stayed perfect at 10-0 overall and 6-0 in league and claimed the Division 2 boys track championship with an 81-60 victory on Tuesday.
The final event of a high school track meet is the 4x400 meter relay. How a team does in this event has determined many championships.
BIG APPLE: Hun School baseball player Jason Applegate heads to first in recent action.
The JCHS tennis team wrapped up their season with a strong run in the district tournament earlier this month.
Gladstone High School coeds last week bagged their third straight district team title and the 2012 Class 4A state champions head to this week's state championships with as good a chance as anyone of bringing back a team championship trophy.
La Salle Prep's boys track and field team ruled last week's Tri-Valley Conference District Track and Field Meet, outscoring the runner-up team from Molalla 205-119. It was the fourth straight district team title for the Falcon guys, who had winners in eight of the 17 events and qualified athletes for state in 12 events.
Tuesday was the biggest day in Hutchinson High girls soccer history. For the first time ever, the Salthawks were playing in a Class 6A state quarterfinal game, and it was against a Maize team they lost to by a single goal less than two weeks ago.
With other pockets of celebration all around him, Pope's Chip Mattiford celebrates, too, after the Greyhounds' win over Starr's Mill in Tuesday's series-clinching win against Starr's Mill.
LATE BLOOMERS: Princeton High baseball player Ellis Bloom takes a cut in recent action.
By JAMIE BAKER Staff Writer For Vanlue's seniors, it's one last chance to beat Ottawa Hills.
It was the Bub Haddox day Tuesday at the Oak Glen Field of Dreams baseball diamond.
The Wildcats, ranked No. 9 in the state in Class AAA, were upset 5-0 on Monday night at Winfield in the regional semifinals and saw their season come to a close at 20-10. Winfield, which lost twice to Logan this season by 10-1 and 11-2 scores, improved to 16-16 and are scheduled to host Cabell Midland on Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. in the Class AAA ... (more)
Duanesburg managed just three hits, but one was a game-tying grand slam in the bottom of the seventh inning, and another was Shane Barberis' single that led to the game-winning run as the Eagles beat Canajoharie, 7-6, in the Section II Class C tournament on Tuesday.
Wayne's Brionna Thomas wins 100 in 11.99. She set a regional record in the 200, finishing in 24.23. - The Northrop girls track regional Tuesday wasn't just about times, distances and heights, it was also about records and redemption.
With the bases loaded and his team trailing by one run in the bottom of the seventh inning Monday, Tualatin's clean-up hitter stepped to the plate.