NYM Track Spring Preview
Head Coach: Jeff Rimpila (Boys); Heidi Dresser (Girls)
Assistant Coaches: Nicole Perala (Jr. High); Dan Schik (throws)
2008 Season: The New York Mills girls finished 5th at the Park Region Conference Championships and the boys finished seventh. Alicia Boe won the 3200m run, Cara Beesler won the high jump. Parkers Prairie won the PRC boys team title, Pillager won the PRC girls title.
2008 Sections: The Mills girls were 7th at the Sub-Section Meet and 21st at the 6A Meet. Brittnie Menze was 4th in the shot put. The boys were 8th at the Sub-Section Meet and did not place in the 6A Meet.
The Perham boys won the 6A team crown, Staples-Motley is the defending 6A girls champs.
2009 Captains: Boys co-captains: Cody Hendrickx and Brandon Menze; Girls co-captain: Trisha Loerzel (All-Conference shot/discus): Brittnie Menze.
Get to Know'em: All-Conference 100m dash: Taylor Curtis; All-Conference 3200m run: Alicia Boe (school record); All-Conference 100m hurdles: Cara Bessler; All-Conference long jump: Megan Cole; All-Conference long jump/triple jump: Erik Tumberg; Returning Section qualifiers: Brandon Menze--shot/discus; Brittnie Menze--shot put; Megan Cole and Taylor Curtis--100m dash; Alicia Boe 3200m run
Season Outlook: The Eagles hope to place in the upper middle of the pack at the Park Region Conference meet this spring. The coaches also have high hopes of a couple of top finishes at the Section 6A Meet.
Coaches Quote: "This year's team has started the season with an upbeat attitude and solid work ethic. We look forward to a successful spring." Heidi Dresser