The Huntsville Item, Huntsville, TX

Homepage

March 31, 2014

HUNTSVILLE TRACK AND FIELD — Senior Audie Wyatt makes his impression at Relays

HUNTSVILLE — As the only one representing Huntsville at the Texas Relays in Austin on Saturday, Audie Wyatt took fifth place in the Flight A pole vaulting group, clearing 16.275 feet.

“I was with the best of the best,” Wyatt said. “It was the best of pretty much the state of Texas and even the country.”

At the Bryan Rudder track meet the week before, Wyatt cleared 16 1/2 feet, which was a new personal best for him. It also moved him up to ranking second place in state, and broke the Huntsville pole vault record again, which he set last year when he won first place in the Flight B at the Texas Relays.

Even with the impressive performance, Wyatt felt like he could have done even better at the Relays.

“I am kind of proud but I still know I could have done better,” he said. “I could have placed in the top 3 for sure. I feel I have the potential to do way better.”

Now Wyatt has bigger goals of reaching 18 feet on the pole vault and eventually winning state after the district meet in Brenham next week and the regional meet at Sam Houston State on April 25 and 26.

“I want to win state,” he said. “That’s all I’m aiming for right now.”

1
Text Only
Local News
8-1-sun-sets-on-380.jpg

The vacant land between Huntsville’s Walmart and Target stores will remain that way for a while. A Dallas developer pulled out of a possible retail project that would have brought a Spec’s liqour store, a sit-down restaurant and two other stores to town.

Must Read
Sports
  • 8-1-Roderique.jpg Closing in on a dream

    Sam Houston State football coach K.C. Keeler made it a point to talk up his quarterbacks this offseason, although he admitted after practice on Thursday that he’s not thrilled with the progress his signal callers have made during the first week of training camp.
    Keeler has gone on the record on multiple occasions to say sophomores Don King III and Jared Johnson have as good of a skill set as any quarterback in the Southland, but Keeler acknowledges that the position will remain a gigantic question mark for Sam Houston until someone decides to run away with the competition.

    August 1, 2014 1 Photo

  • Huntsville golfers compete on the big stage
  • Phillips holding his own at Junior PGA Championship
Opinion
Obituaries
Featured Ads
Photos


House Ads
Twitter Updates
Follow us on twitter
Facebook
AP Video
Couple Channel Grief Into Soldiers' Retreat WWI Aviation Still Alive at Aerodrome in NY Raw: Rescuers at Taiwan Explosion Scene Raw: Woman Who Faced Death Over Faith in N.H. Clinton Before 9-11: Could Have Killed Bin Laden Netanyahu Vows to Destroy Hamas Tunnels Obama Slams Republicans Over Lawsuit House Leaders Trade Blame for Inaction Malaysian PM: Stop Fighting in Ukraine Cantor Warns of Instability, Terror in Farewell Ravens' Ray Rice: 'I Made a Huge Mistake' Florida Panther Rebound Upsets Ranchers Small Plane Crash in San Diego Parking Lot Busy Franco's Not Afraid of Overexposure Fighting Blocks Access to Ukraine Crash Site Dangerous Bacteria Kills One in Florida Workers Dig for Survivors After India Landslide Texas Scientists Study Ebola Virus Smartphone Powered Paper Plane Debuts at Airshow Southern Accent Reduction Class Cancelled in TN
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide