"They're not just doing that because of their distance girls; they have state-champion hurdlers, (all-state) sprint
relays, jumpers and throwers.
In fact, several studies have demonstrated the existence of significant linear correlations between vertical jumps (e.g., countermovement jump [CMJ], squat jump [SJ]), sprints
at distances of 5, 10, 20, 30, and 40 m, and sprints
with change of direction (e.g., Zig Zag Test [ZZT], Illinois Test, t-test) (4,7,11,16,19).
Comparison of sprint
times revealed significant differences between sprints
and repeated sprint
times and the first and the last performance of repeated sprint
Punter: On receiving the snap, he should sprint
to the right outside of the fullback's block.
Last year we had a defensive lineman decrease his electronic 10-yard sprint
time from 1.99 seconds to 1.89 seconds in one practice session.
Top returnees: Therese Hein, sr., sprints
, middle distance; Allison Loy, sr., sprints
; Lilly Dean, sr., sprints
; Ella Englehardt, so., sprints
, jumps; Amanda Bricco, so., sprints
; Viviana Ponce, so., sprints
, middle distance; Lela Reid, so., sprints
, throws; Marin Childers, middle distance, distance; Shaley Gonzalez, so., sprints
John Dessoye Sprints
, Long Jump Pittston Area HS Pittston
But Best could single-handedly derail such hopes by skipping hurdles -- as she did last year -- and again sweeping the three sprints
at the conference meet.