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State Track 1st Place Winners

Published: May 27, 2016

The 2016 Morton Junior High School Track and Field team had a tremendous season with 108 athletes participating. Team highlights include: 7th Grade boys and girls Tazewell County AA Invitational championships, 7th Grade girls IESA AA Sectional Runner-Up, and the 7th Grade girls IESA AA State Championship.

 

During the May 7 Tazewell County Invitational, the 7th Grade girls 4x200 relay team broke the 2005 record of 2:00.0 by 8.5 seconds, finishing in 1:51.5. A total of 16 at...hletes were a part of a County championship in 15 events (nine individual and six relays).

Thirteen athletes qualified for the state meet during Sectional competition on May 14 at Morton High School in eleven different events (eight individual and three relays). Four athletes walked away with sectional championships: Lauren Doerr (7G 100 and 200), Tori Lee (7G 400), Doerr, Lee, Addi Shurman, and Elly Crider (7G 4x200 relay), Ashton Everding, Parker Kuhn, Christian Schlehuber, Brady Moser (7B 4x100 relay), and Dalton Kuhn (8B long jump).

The IESA AA State Track and Field Meet was held at the Eastside Center on May 20-21. The 7th Grade girls scored a meet best 37 points, nine ahead of 2nd Place finisher, Frankfort Hickory Creek (28). The team was led by Doerr’s individual state championships in the 100M dash and 200 M dash. This was the first time since 2012 that an athlete swept the short sprints. The 4x200 relay team of Shurman, Lee, Crider, and Doerr also finished in 1st Place. Other placers included: Lee in 4th (400M dash), Crider in 12th (100M dash), and Doerr in 7th (long jump). On the boys’ side, Dalton Kuhn jumped to a 2nd place finish in the 8B long jump with a school record of 20-10.

In total, six individual track and field school records were broken by four individuals as well as two relay records. Those eight records stood collectively for 124 years. With the oldest being broken from 1989 (Sam Heer, long jump: 19-4.5) by Dalton Kuhn. A total of 38.75 inches were shaved off the records as were 9.69 seconds. Lauren Doerr added her name to four events (100M dash-12.3, 200M dash-26.85, long jump-15-8.5, 4x200 relay). 

 

Track and Field Record Book Re-Written

 

School Recored Breakers

  Grade /      Gender

Event

Effort

Athlete(s)

Record Broken

 

Difference

        8B

LJ

20-10

Dalton Kuhn

 

 

Sam Heer

19-4.5 / 1989

27 yrs.

17.5 in.

        7B

 

100

11.95

Brady Moser

Ryan Powers

12.16 / 2000

 

16 yrs.

.21 sec.

        8G

 

LJ

17-4

Kelly Schaffnit

Rachel Faletto

16-1.75 / 2004

 

12 yrs.

14.25 in.

        7G

 

4x200

1:50.33

Elly Crider,

Tori Lee,

Addi Shurman,

Lauren Doerr

 

J. Norbutas, A. Stachura,
K. Krug, L. Zobrist

1:57.02 / 1993

 

23 yrs.

6.69 sec.

        7G

 

200

26.85

Lauren Doerr

Kelly Schaffnit

28.46 / 2015

 

1 yr.

1.61 sec.

        7G

 

100

12.3

Lauren Doerr

Jodi Smallenberger

12.5 / 1991

 

25 yrs.

.2 sec.

        7G

LJ

15-8.5

Lauren Doerr

Rachel Faletto

15-1.5 / 2003

 

13 yrs.

7 in.

        8B

4x200

1:38.62

Dalton Kuhn,

Kyle Davis,

Abe Collins,

Bobby Hines

C. Kindred, R. Weigand,

A. Vandiver, S. Wilkerson

1:39.6 / 2009

7 yrs.

.98 sec.

 

2016 Master Potter & Potter's Hand Award

Published: May 23, 2016

 

2016 Master Potter & Potter's Hand Award

 

Katrina Fitzpatrick and Clara Jo Ogden, who teach at Morton Junior High, are pictured with some of their fellow staff members.  Mrs. Fitzpatrick was recognized as the 2016 Master Potter, an award that recognizes excellence in education.  Mrs. Ogden received the Potter’s Hand …

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Summer Hours

Published: May 18, 2016

 

 SUMMER HOURS

 

7:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

 

Closed from 12:00 - 1:00 for lunch

 

IMPORTANT INFORMATION & DATES:

Published: May 17, 2016

  2016 - 2017 SCHOOL YEAR CALENDAR

 

Summer / Fall

~ July 25-26 – Softball Try-Outs, 8:00-10:00 at JH softball field

~ July 26 – Dance Try-Out Clinic, 5:00-7:00 at …

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Boston String Quartet - Morton Orchestra

Published: April 13, 2016

Boston String Quartet playing with Morton Orchestra

MHS Orchestra Concert

Saturday, May 7th at 7:00 P.M.

Bertha Frank

Cost: $15.00

For more information call Morton High School Office at 266-7182 for purchasing information.

 

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Morton Junior High School Orchestra Concert

Thursday May 5th @ 6:00 …

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