Track and Field

BSC hosts record breaking distance run
By Renzo Moran ’24 THE ROUNDUP   Alice Wright, a runner for the Hoka NAZ Elite team, broke a British national record last week at the Brophy Sports Campus when she ran 17,044 meters in one hour on October.   The one hour event that started back in the 17th century saw a rise in popularity during the COVID-19 pandemic with world records being set in Brussels by Mo Farah…
Junior pole vaulter Kurtz aims to continue athletic growth
Photo by Bryce Owen ’17 | Carson Kurtz ’18 pole vaults at the Brophy home meet March 1. Kurtz originally got into pole vaulting after some friends joked that he should join, and it has turned into a positive and successful experience. By Jack Davis ’19 THE ROUNDUP Carson Kurtz ’18 said that he wasn’t serious about pursuing pole vaulting when he initially picked up the sport two years ago.…
Track and field’s distance runners look to propel team to success
Photo by Roberto Aponte ’17 — Robert Brooks ’17 (second from right) competes in the 200 meter race at the Chandler Rotary Invitational Meet on April 21, 2015. The track team is looking forward to the long distance events this upcoming season. By Jack Davis ’19 THE ROUNDUP Track and field’s 2015-16 season featured a Northeast Valley Regional Championship and a fourth-place finish in the Arizona state meet. Since then,…