pole vault

Maneatis makes quick ascent

The winds were whipping last week at the Sac-Joaquin Section Masters Track and Field Championships and pole vaulters cringed as they walked toward the pit at Elk Grove High. It did ...

Holliday hits her mark at Pan-Am Games

Becky Holliday has basked in the national spotlight several times throughout her pole vaulting career. The Penryn native got a chance to show what she could do on an international ...

Granite Bay’s Roth wins a second NCAA pole vault title

University of Washington senior Scott Roth, a graduate of Granite Bay High School, won the NCAA Indoor Championship in the pole vault for the second year in a row.Roth, nursing an ...

Landry shines at Del Oro

Mackenzi Landry is not your average teenager. She enjoys spending time with family. “I like to hang out with my friends and family,” she said. “I have a huge family and we’ ...

Landry takes 10th at CIF state meet

A year after placing in the CIF State Track and Field Championship meet as a freshman, Del Oro High’s Mackenzi Landry finished out of the money at last week’s CIF state event h ...

Crider leaps past 36-year-old Placer triple-jump record

Placer High junior Brett Crider progressed by leaps and bounds in the triple jump this spring, nearly landing at the state championships. Crider broke Placer’s 36-year-old schoo ...

Placer County’s frequent fliers

Editor’s note: This is the first in a two-part series on pole vaulting in the foothills. For Part II, see Sunday's Journal. Mackenzie Landry heard the calling from an early ag ...