Captain Greg Jowett            Captain Nolan Smith & His Boys   Fastest Distance Freshman Reiner Kandt
Track & Field   Distance Bests 2019
3200    Reiner Kandt    10:45    Sunshine                         4x8 Curtiss, Foytel. Filipek,  McDonald  9:21
Gavin Howell    11:42    Sunshine
Dom Foytek     12:04    Sunshine                                  

Reiner Kandt    4:46   OC Freshmen                               4x4   3:47   Trojan
Greg Jowett     4:46   Regionals                                    Jowett,Stevenson, Schafer. Stiglitch
S. Bosworth    4:56    Sunshine                              
      400     G. Jowett        54.53
800    Greg Jowett           2:05 Regionals                            N. Stevenson 55.34
Matt Curtiss           2:21                                                   D. Albanice     58.57
Vince McDonald    2:21                                                   K. Scovera     58.72

Teenagers who smoke pot suffer lifelong loss of intelligence--Article from CNN
You don't need sports drinks to stay hydrated--                        Article from ABC News
Social media for middle schoolers is a bad idea--          Article from Psychology Today
Why do wealthy people pursue endurance sports?        Article from Outside Magazine

Winter Running Attendance
Thu, Jan 10   Prudhomme, Eduardo, Vince, Antonio, Fletcher, Stec, Robins, Boz, Kandt

Sat, Jan 12     Liddell, DeMoss, Eduardo, Swegles, Boz, Noah, Robins, Hesterman, Dom, Prudhomme, Stec, Fletcher
Dunham, Sobzcek, Showek attended

Tue, Jan 15    Swegles, Dom, Liddlee, Prudhomme, Eduardo, Reiner, Showek, Demoss, Dawson, Vince

Thu, Jan 17    Eduardo, Stec, Fletcher, Dom, Haden attended

Sat, Jan 19     Dom, Reiner, Noah, Demoss, Sobczak, Sweggles, Lewis, Haden attended

Tue, Jan 22    Haden, Reiner, Prudhomme, Robins, Vince, Swags attended

Thu, Jan 24    Liddell, Swegles, Boz, Vince, Reiner, Antonio attended

Sat, Jan 26     Liddell, Stec, Fletcher,Swegles, Jowett, Reiner, Dom, Sobczak, Lewis, Vince  attended

Tue, Jan 29    Haden, Reiner, Prudhomme, Robins, Vince, Swegles attended

Sat, Feb 2       Swegles, Dom, Vince, John, Stec, DeMoss attended.

Tue, Feb 5      Swegles, Liddell, Prudhomme, Vince, Dom, Fletcher, Robins, Stec, & Reiner attended.

Thu, Feb 7     Dom, DeMoss, Prudhomme, Vince, Reiner,

Sat, Feb 9       Where was everybody?  Dom, Antonio, Adam Curtis attended.

Tue, Feb 12     Ice Day.  No Practice

Wed, Feb 13    Prudhomme, Fletcher, Stec, Reiner, Antonio, Demoss, Eduardo, Swegles attended

Thu, Feb 14    Dom & Reiner attended

Sat, Feb 16     Dom & Adam Curtis attended

Wed, Feb 20   Liddell, Prudhomme, Stec, Fletcher, Eduardo, Swegles, Reiner, Boz, Demoss, & Brower attended

Thu, Feb 21   Dom, A.C., Prud, Swegles, Vince, Robbins, Eduardo, Stec, Fletcher, Boz, Reiner, Sobczak, Brower, Vlad

Sat, Feb 23    Dom, A.C., Swegles & Reiner attended

Tue, Feb 26   Dom, Prudhomme, Fletcher, Stec, Reiner, Sobczak, Liddell, Eduardo, Robins, Boz, AC, Vince, Noah,
Wallis, and Swegles attended

Wed, Feb 27  Liddell, Prudhomme, AC, Hesterman, Reid, Wallis, Reiner, Eduardo, Fletcher, Sobczak, Swegles,
Stec, and Boz attended

Thur, Feb 28  Dom, Sobzcak, Prudhomme, Boz, Reiner, Eduardo, Hesterman, Dunham, Brower, Wallis, Nolan attended

Sat, March 2  Sobczak, Stec, Prudhomme, Vlad, Liddell, A.C., Swegles, Wallis attended

Tue, March 5  Eduardo, Liddell, Prud, Noah, Antonio, Reiner, Boz, Vlad

Wed, March 6  Eduardo, Prudhomme, Antonio, Reiner, Boz, Dom, Hesterman, Dunham, Brower, Stec, Fletcher, Nolan

Thu, March 7   Prud, Swags, Robins, Sobczak, Stec, Fletcher, Kandt, Vince, Matt Curtis, Hesterman, Dunham, Brower
Wallis, Foytek, Vlad

Friday, March 8   Dom's Dirty Dozen:  Prud, Swags, Dom, Noah, Robins, CWall, Sobczak, Fletch, Boz, Vince, Matt,
Jacob, Vlad, Adam, Eduardo, Stec, Liddell (2)     Did I miss anyone?

Monday, March 11    Fletcher, Swags, Stec, Gavin, Reiner, Eduardo, Sobczak, Matt, Robins, Reid, Dunham, CWall,

Thu, Feb 7    6:30 PM     SLHS Curriculum Night.  Thank you to our crew!
Five Parents       &         Ten Boys
1. Carol McDonald                1. Vince McDonald          7. Joe Curtis              13.  Ethan Poet
2.  Patti Lewis                       2.  Cam Lewis                 8. Brendon Stec         14.  Ben Nagy
3.  Maria Herrera                  3.  Eduardo H-P               9. Graydon McIntosh 15.  Ben Jones
4.  Deron   Stec                    4  Steven Prudhomme     10.  Reiner Kandt       16 Alec DeMoss
5. Collette McIntosh             5.  Alex Liddell                 11.  Greg Jowett         17.  Haden Gallentine
6,  Coach Brian                    6.   The Boz                     12.  Brian Swegles

weekly mileage in anticipation of the March start to track season and the
first track meet in early April.

First LVC Track Contest will be Tuesday, April 9 at the end of Spring Break

Sunday, March 24    Active Faith Strike Out Hunger     Arrive 12:30   
Bowl 1-3
The first 14 distance running boys to pay are eligible to participate. $20 includes shoes, pizza, 2 hours of
bowling, drinks.

1.  Coach Smith   40        5 Eduardo H-P     20             9  Vince McDonald 20               13  John Fletcher          20
2.  Brendon Stec  20        6  Brian Swegles 20            10  Matt Curtis          20             14   Steve Prudhomme 20
3.  Gavin Howell  20         7  Vlad Schnitzel 20            11  Ryan Szewczyk 20              15   Val Schnitzel       
4.  Reiner Kandt   20        8   Ant. Sobczak   20            12  Nolan Smith       20
  Oakland County
Tri Meet # 4
Gabriel Richard
Conference Meet
Larry Steeb
Regional Competitiors
Hudgens        1819
1. Hudgens       1801
1.  Younkin          1712
1. Hudgens            1755
1. Hudgens        1736
1.  Hudgens..........6 Pts
Younkin          1823
2. Younkin        1820
2.  Hudgens         1718
2.  Younkin            1759
2. Younkin         1755
2.  Younkin...........9 Pts
Leslie             1906
3. Leslie           1823
3.  Sadler             1813
3.  Leslie                1824
3. Leslie            1758
3.  Leslie..............16 Pts
Sadler            1925
4. Sadler          1838
4.  Leslie              1816
4.  Sadler               1845
  4.  Sadler.............19 Pts
DeBruyne       2022
5. DeBruyne    1911
5.  Gallentine       1902
5.  White                 1903
5. White             1854
5.  White..............31 Pts
Klevering        2025
6. Jones           1918
6.  White              1905
6.  Gallentine          1923
6.  Klevering      1855
6. Gallentine........36 Pts
Gallentine        2026
7. White           1930
7.  Allen               1929
7. Klevering            1923
7.  DeBruyne      1902
7.  Klevering........36 Pts
White               2053
8. Gallentine    1945
8.  Klevering        1933
8.  Jones                 1927
8.  Jones             1910
8. DeBruyne.........41 Pts   1st Alt
Val Schnitzel    2126
9. Klevering      1949
9.  Val Schnitzel    1934
9.  DeBruyne          1956
9.  Val Schnitzel   1918
9. Val Schnitzel......48 Pts   2nd Alt
Jon Allen          2134
10. Williams     1950
10.  Liddell            1944
10.  Val Schnitzel    2016
10.  Gallentine     1928
  Jones DNF,
Williams DNR
11.Val Schnitzel 2001
12.  Allen           2003
13.  Liddell        2040
Jones                    2232
Williams                 DNF
DeBruyne              DNR
11.  Williams            2019  
12.  Allen                 2023
11.  Williams         1930
12.  Allen              1936
13.  Liddell           1955
Jones....................52 Pts
Allen......................53 Pts
Williams.................62 Pts
South Lyon High School Men's Cross Country
Help Wanted Cross Country 2019        Submit your miles         What miles have I submitted in 2019?  

If you have questions, contact Coach Smith

True Courage and Devotion:  A Story That Touched Coach Smith's Heart

Thank you to everyone who helped to make the Witch's Hat Run and Pumpkinfest Run successful!
South Lyon Herald Pumpkinfest Article with pics
Video of the Pumpkinfest Run & Parade

We are in the last weeks of Cross Country.  Finish Strong!

Monday, Oct 14   Meet the white bus at 2:45 in the bus loop or at 3:00 at Kensington's
                           East Boat Launch at 3 PM/  Prepare for a hard day.  Practice ends 5:15
                           Bus will return to SLHS 5:30

Tuesday, Oct 15   
Make Up Practice & Weight Room 6 AM  SLHS student lot near ticket booth
Meet the white bus at 245 in the bus loop or at 3:00 at Kensington's
                           Possum Hollow.   Practice ends at 4:45.  Bus will return to SLHS 5:15

Wed'day, Oct 16   Practice 245 SLHS blue picnic tables.  Practice ends at 4:30

Thursday, Oct 17      Lakes Valley Conference--Championship Meet
                                Boys white bus will leave SLHS at 2:00.  You will be dismissed
                                    from school at 145.  There will not be any announcement.
                                    Please tell the teacher that your name is on the list to leave.
                                    4:00 Varsity Boys      5:00 JV Boys      Back at SLHS 7:00
Varsity:  Kandt, Jones, Brower, Bosworth, Showek, Fidell-Newsome, Fletcher,  
                                                       1st alternate Foytek    2nd alternate Howell

Friday, Oct 18       Short practice 245 to 4:00 SLHS Blue Picnic Tables

Saturday, Oct 19   Whitmore Lake High School Larry Steeb Invitational
This is the last meet of the year for non-Regional Junior & Senior boys.
                               This meet is AT Whitmore Lake High School
                               Bus departs 7:45 AM  Please be on time.
                               Varsity Boys 10 AM               JV  11 AM
                                Awards         11:30 AM
                               Bus will be back to SLHS about 12:30

Mon, Oct 21             Practice TBA

Tue, Oct 22              Freshman & Sophomore meet TBA
This is the last meet of the year for non-Regional Junior & Senior boys.

Wed, Oct 23              Practice TBA  Regional 7 plus 2 alternates

Thu, Oct 24              Practice TBA    Regional 7 plus 2 alternates

Fri, Oct 25                Regionals at DeWitt   Bus departs 1 PM

Mon, Oct 28              End of the year meeting and Senior Wills
                               Please bring your entire uniform to turn in.

Please continue to submit your 2019 miles

Parents & Athletes:  Please join for Cross Country and Boys' Track Distance Notifications
Directions:  Text   @slxc to the number 81010     You will receive a welcome text from Remind.
If anyone has trouble with 81010, you can try texting @slxc to (517) 641-2267.

2019 XC Schedule
Summer Practice Schedule June 17 thru August 31:  Please plan ahead with summer jobs!
Mon 7 PM      Tue  7 PM      Wed  7 PM      Thu 7 PM      Fri 9 AM      Sat 9 AM
The weight room will also be available at a schedule to be announced.

June 17              Optional Summer Practices Begin

June 27 & 28      24 Hour/24 Mile Marathon

June 29- July 7 Black Out Week

July 8                Optional Summer Practices Resume Monday, July 8

July 23             Cedar Point

Aug 4-10         CAMP

August 12       Mandatory practices begin August 12

August 14       Practice is at 6:30; Parent Meeting is also at 6:30

August 17       Mandatory Time Trial All Runners      Wear your World War Zero Shirt!
Contests:  1.  WW Zero   2. v. Alumni   3.  v.  Girls Team   4.  v. yourself
Athletes arrive at 7:55 for their warm up.  Starting gun is at 9.
Athletes & their families will be dismissed before 10:30

Aug 23            End of Summer Classic Top 10 runners from Time Trial will participate
Note from the Aug 23 Meet Organizers:  
Please remind parents that there is a $10 admission fee per
vehicle to enter the park.  It takes some time to pay the fee and find a place to park so please have them plan
accordingly.  It will not be a good day to be late.

Aug 24             South Lyon Invitational  All runners will participate in the 11:20 JV race
Arrive to Island Lake park home course at 9:35. Meet in triangle.
Each Top Ten Runner will be paired up with 2-3 partners from #s 11-30
Family Picnic will follow the South Lyon Invitational

August 29        Milford Invitational at Kensington's Possum Hollow  All runners participate
Aug 30-Sept 2   Practices during this time will be optional

Saturday, Sept 7   Witch's Hat Run 5K & Fun Run      

Sunday, Sept 8     Witch's Hat Run Half Marathon     

Tue, Sept 10         Tri Meet # 1   WLN & SL at Lakeland High School     Girls 4:30   Boys 5:00

Sat, Sept 14          Holly Invitational  
Springfield Oaks County Park directions
Tue, Sept 17        Tri Meet # 2  SL & Mil at WLC (Richardson PK)        Girls 4;30   Boys 5:00
                       also SLE & Lakeland at WLW (Willis)   ;   Kett & Mott at WLN (New Hess?)

Sat, Sept. 21         
Petoskey Invite & Retreat  Leave Friday, Sept. 20. Return Sunday, Sept 22.
                            Required Paperwork:
1.  Permission Slip
                               2.  SLCS Overnight Excursion Form
                               3.  Camp Daggett Release of Liability Form
                               4.  Avalanche Bay Release of Liability Form
                                            (only if you wish your son to use the SURF attraction; otherwise this form is not needed.)

Tue, Sept 24        Tri Meet # 3    WLW & Kett @ SL            Homecoming Meet & Senior Night
                           also Lakeland & WLC at Mott   ;        Milford & WLN at East (Mon)                     
Homecoming signs     

Sat, Sept 28        Pumpkinfest Run   Overall Results    Age Grouped Results      Parents Sign Up to Help

Sat, Oct 5           Oakland County Meet...Possum Hollow Kensington

Tue, Oct 8          Tri Meet # 4       SL & SLE at Mott (Hess Hathaway)  
 also Kett & Lake @ Milford   ;   WLW & WLC at WLN (but Yom Kippur)

Sat, Oct 12         Gabriel Richard

Thu, Oct 17       LV Conference Meet at Kensington's Possum Hollow hosted by WLW

Sat, Oct 19        Larry Steeb Invite    This will be the last meet of the season for all 11 & 12 athletes
           who are not part of the regional team of 7.

Tue, Oct 22       Lake Fenton 9/10 Meet   This will be the last meet of the season for most 9 & 10
                  athletes unless you are part of the regional team of 7.

Sat, Oct 26       REGIONALS in Dewitt     Only 7 athletes plus an alternate will attend.

Sat, Nov 3       State Meet--This will be the last meet of the season for the top 7.

Track & Field
Congrats to Reiner Kandt Freshman All-County!
Reiner finished 6th in  Mile Run (4:46) & 11th in  3200 (11:17) Oakland County Fresh. Championships
Boz finished 7th in 300 Hurdles (45.3) & 10th in Mile (4:54) Oakland County Freshman