Windsor Legion Track and Field Club - Online
Our athletes were able to dominate on their home track this weekend, taking home 27 medals and countless personal bests! Gold medals went to Shawn Beaudoin (decathlon), Maya Hannagan (Youth 3000m), Abbey Gibb (Midget Triple Jump), Carolyn Prins (Youth Triple Jump), Alisha Murray (Bantam 80m, 150m), Teagan Kuhtka (Bantam 2000m), the Youth Girls Sprint Medley Relay (Adi Traore, Taneidra Caine, Marvelous Agbonwaneten, and Maya Hannagan), and the Youth Boys 4 x 400m Relay (Shahriyar Rahman, Will McBride, Josh Woghiren, Patrick Quinland). Silver medallists were Nicole LaRue (Midget 1200m), Abbey Gibb (Midget Long Jump), Carolyn Prins (Youth Long Jump), Lynnsey Copat (Youth 2000m Steeplechase), Maya Hannagan (Youth 1500m), Caroline Forbes (Youth 3000m), the Youth Girls 4x400m Relay (Payton Sabourin, Adi Traore, Ally Oulds, Nicole LaRue), the Youth Girls 4x800m Relay (Ally Oulds, Chloe Walker, Madison Burnham, Lynnsey Copat), and the Youth Boys Sprint Medley Relay (Patrick Quinland, Dante Lewis, Josh Woghiren, Tadzik Czubernat). Bronze medallists were Sophia Costa (Bantam Shot Put), Jackie Turner (Midget Shot Put), Alisha Murray (Bantam Long Jump), Sharon Ocheje (Youth Triple Jump), Madison Burnham (Youth 3000m), Teagan Kuhtka (Bantam 1200m), Aron Massaquoi (Midget 100m), Nate Norton (Midget 200m hurdles), and Ally Oulds (Youth 400m hurdles). We also had a number of other outstanding performances and are excited to see what the future brings!
A message from our President:
I would like to thank everyone who attended last night's Award Banquet. Thanks to our coaches who did a great job on the microphone and keeping the event moving and fun. I would especially like to thank our athletes that attended. Your conduct, maturity, and respectfulness did not go unnoticed. The following comment came directly from Mr. Little who is a Board Member of the club, as well as the Executive Director of the Life After 50 Center.
"Our volunteer server came to see me today to say how polite and respectful all of the kids were while being served last night. He noted that the numerous please and thank yous directed his way was a nice change from what he has sometimes experienced. It was a nice reflection on the kids, the coaches and the club, and something that he will share within his social circles." Sincerely,
Don Forbes Award - Brandon McBride (Overall Top Athlete)
Coaches Awards (Athletes that demonstrate leadership and reliability both on and off the track.)
Lynnsey Copat. Keely Gibb, Nicole LaRue, Matthew Pardo
AO Awards Nominees - Reena Francis, Serena Hunt, Jackie Turner (Combined Events)
Nine Athletes Named to District A Team
Brandon McBride has been making headlines following his National Championship in the 800m. He has been named to represent Canada at this summer's Olympic Games in Rio, and has also placed 4th and 2nd in recent Diamond League races!
Brandon Allen also represented Canada at the NACAC U23 Championships in El Salvador, where he won a bronze medal in the 3000m Steeplechase!
Maya Hannagan will represent Team Ontario in the upcoming Legion Youth National Championships in Quebec.
Congratulations to all three of you!!
AO Youth Senior Championships Recap
Our Youth athletes participated in the Athletics Ontario Championships February 13th and 14th in Toronto. A number of personal bests were achieved in all event areas.
Notable performances were from Maya Hannagan in the Youth Girls 3000m, where she placed fourth in a personal best time of 10:11, Evan John in the Youth Boys Long Jump, where he placed second, Patrick Quinland in the Youth Boys 400 m, where he placed third, and William McBride in the Youth Boys 800m, also finishing third.
In addition to our youth athletes, junior runner Enrique Nepomuceno took on the Senior Mens 3000 m and came away with a bronze medal and new personal best time. Congrats to all who competed! Your behaviour on and off the track continues to make us proud!
AO Junior Championships Results
WLTFC Annual Awards Banquet
McBride, Allen, and Hannagan Honoured
Summer 2016 Meet Schedule
For a printable version, click here.
Wednesday, July 27 - Great Lakes League Meet #4 (St. Thomas -
Monday, August 1 - Hamilton Twilight Meet #3 (McMaster University)
Friday to Sunday, August 7 to 9 - Canadian Midget Youth
Championships (St. Therese, Quebec)
MUST HAVE STANDARD!!
On Monday, September 28, we held our annual awards banquet at the Life After 50 Center. Windsor Legion athletes continued to represent the club, themselves, and their parents well. Thank you so much to all of the athletes, parents, and board members that were able to attend! Please read the message from our club president to see how truly appreciative others are of your genuine, respectful behaviour!
2015 Award Winners
Outstanding Athlete (Age Group)
Tanner Atkinson & Jackie Turner (Bantam)
Maya Hannagan & Evan John (Midget)
Jared Capaldi, Evan Ubene & Ally Oulds (Youth)
Kyle Denomme & Reena Francis (Junior)
Shawn Beaudoin (Senior)
Most Improved Athletes:
Marvelous Agbonwaneten, Noah Costa, Adi Traore
Following the Royal Canadian Legion District A Meet in Chatham June 17 & 18, nine Windsor Legion athletes have been named to the district team travelling to Timmins for the RCL Provincial Championships July 7 - 10.
The following athletes will be representing the club:
Aryanna Brown (Midget Girls 800m, 1200m)
Abbey Gibb (Midget Girls Long Jump, Triple Jump)
Taneidra Cain (Youth Girls 400m, 400m hurdles)
Lynnsey Copat (Youth Girls 800m, Steeplechase)
Maya Hannagan (Youth Girls 1500m, 3000m)
Carolyn Prins (Youth Girls Triple Jump)
Aron Massaquoi (Midget Boys 100m, 200m, 300m)
Noah Costa (Midget Boys 800m, 1200m)
Patrick Quinland (Youth Boys 200m, 400m)
Congratulations to all who participated in the meet, and best of luck to the athletes that have moved on. All nine of these athletes are now eligible to be selected to Team Ontario for Legion Youth Nationals in St. Therese, Quebec in August based upon their performances in Timmins!
A small group of athletes had a very successful weekend at the Athletics Ontario Junior Championships in Toronto June 25 & 26. Lynnsey Copat (Steeplechase), Erin Young (Long Jump), and Keely Gibb (Triple Jump) all won silver medals, with Keely (Long Jump), Serena Hunt (High Jump), and Kyle Denomme (800m) adding fifth place finishes. It was also the Combined Events Championships for the Bantam, Midget, and Youth age groups. Sophia Costa (Tetrathlon) was 7th with a new personal best score. Jacqueline Turner was also 7th in the pentathlon, and Kristen Moerchen was 3rd in the heptathlon. Congratulations to all!
AO Bantam-Midget-Youth Championships/ Junior-Senior Combined Events Championships Recap
Oulds (6th, YG 400mH), Adi Traore (10th, YG 400m), Mitchell Ubene (8th, YB 3000m), Joshua Woghiren (7th, YB 400m)
Sharon, Marvelous, Keely, and Adi teamed up to place 6th in the youth girls 4 x 100 and Patrick, Josh, Daniel and Jared combined to also finish 6th in the youth boys 4 x 100. Excellent job everyone, see you in a few weeks to start getting ready for next year!!
McBride, and Patrick Quinlan narrowly missed a medal, finishing fourth. Jared Capaldi and Maya Hannagan also finished just outside the medals, placing fifth in the youth boys 200m and midget girls 2000m, respectively.
Other top ten finishers were Marvelous Agbonwaneten (9th, YG 200), Abbey Gibb (9th, MG TJ), Keely Gibb (8th, YG TJ), Sharon Ocheje (9th, YG TJ), Ally
Twenty one athletes travelled to St. Therese, Quebec to participate in Legion Nationals August 7th to 9th. Everyone competed to the best of their ability and made their coaches proud.
Evan John stole the show by achieving a new personal best on each of his six jumps in the midget boys long jump competition, finishing with a bronze medal. The Youth Boys 4 x 400m team of Graeme Fisher, Josh Woghiren, William
Athletics Canada/Royal Canadian Legion Midget & Youth National Championships
Midget boys 4x100 (bronze)
Midget girls sprint medley (bronze)
Youth Boys 4x100 (bronze)
Youth Boys 4x400 (silver)
Youth Girls 4x400 (silver)
Youth Boys 4x800 (silver)
There were a number of other top six finishes as well. Excellent work everyone! For complete club results, click here. Athletes, if you have pictures from the weekend, please send them to email@example.com!
youth boys 3000m, youth boys 200m, and bantam girls javelin throw. Ally Oulds and Evan John also added silver medals in the youth girls 400m hurdles and midget boys long jump, and Maya Hannagan came up with a bronze in the midget girls 2000m. Jacqueline added bronze medals in the bantam discus and shot put events as well.
In addition to these outstanding individual performances, a number of athletes teamed up to win relay medals:
Windsor Legion Athletes competed in the Athletics Ontario Championships July 17 - 19 in St. Catharine's. There were a number of strong performances, in spite of the extreme heat advisory in effect!
In total, we came home with 16 medals. Highlights included Reena Francis and Serena Hunt finishing first and second in the junior women's heptathlon, Mitchell Ubene, Jared Capaldi, and Jacqueline Turner's silver medals in the
AO Bantam, Midget, Youth/Junior Senior Combined Events Championships Wrap Up
Maya Hannagan - Midget Girls 1200m
Andre Lanoue - Midget Boys 1200m
William McBride - Youth Boys 400m, 800m
Ally Oulds - Youth Girls 400mH, 400m
Joshua Woghiren - Youth Boys 200m
The following athletes will be representing WLTFC:
Taneidra Cain - Midget Girls 200mH & 300m
Kiniw Cleland - Youth Boys 1500
Lynnsey Copat - Midget Girls 800m
Noah Costa - Midget Boys 800m
Abbey Gibb - Midget Girls Triple and Long Jump
Keely Gibb - Youth Girls Triple and Long Jump
Windsor Legion will be well represented at the Royal Canadian Legion Provincial Championships in London July 3rd and 4th. Athletes at this meet have the opportunity to be named to Team Ontario for Legion Youth Nationals in Quebec in August.
Eleven Athletes Named to the RCL District A Team
Thank you to everyone for a fantastic summer season. We are the Athletics Ontario Bantam and Youth Champions for 2016! We are very proud of all of your accomplishments! Check back often for information about Cross Country and Fall Training. Enjoy a break for a few weeks and we will see you soon!!
The Windsor Legion Track and Field Club in Windsor, ON has a long history of excellence in track and field. We welcome athletes of all ages and abilities, and have a proven track record of success. Our athletes often move on to have success at the NCAA, CIS, national, andinternational level.