2017 Highlights

2017 was a year of incredible accomplishments punctuated by:

  • a midget aged (2002/2003) provincial team title
  • 7 national championship medals
  • 52 provincial championship medals  
  • 2 individuals (Emily Branderhorst (silver medal, high jump) and Tony Elliott (hammer)) competed for Team Ontario at the Canada Summer Games in Winnipeg
  • 2 individuals (Jeremy Elliott and Ryan Jacklin) competed for Team Ontario at the National Legion Youth Track Championships in Brandon
  • 4 individuals (Jeremy Elliott, Ryan Jacklin, Emily Bryce and Samantha Fischer) competed for Team Ontario at the Quebec/Ontario midget dual meet
  • 2 club athletes named provincial athletes of the year in their disciplines (Ben Brewer bantam boy throws & Jeremy Elliott midget boy throws)
  • 9 OFSAA track and field championship medals
  • Coach Millar was named the throws coach for Team Ontario at the Canada Summer Games
  • Founders and coaches Earl and Geordie Farrell were inducted into the Saugeen Shores Hall of Fame

National Championship Medalists:

Emily Branderhorst (JW) high jump (bronze)
Ryan Jacklin (MB) shot put (gold), discus (silver), javelin (bronze)

Jeremy Elliott (MB) shot put (silver), hammer throw (silver)
Andy Shaw (para) javelin (silver)

Athletics Ontario Provincial Club Championship Medalists:

Ben Brewer (BB) javelin (gold), discus (gold), shot put (gold)
Jeremy Elliott (MB) hammer throw (gold), shot put (gold), discus (bronze)
Ryan Jacklin (MB) javelin (gold),discus (silver), hammer throw (silver), shot put (silver)
Emily Bryce (MG) 2000m (gold)
Natalie Brown (BG) 200 metre hurdles (silver), javelin (bronze)
Madelyn Eybergen (YG) high jump (silver)
Daniel Khan (MB) 800m (silver), 1500m steeplechase (bronze)
Samara Quanz (MG) 1500 metre steeplechase (silver)
Bantam Girls 4 x 800m relay (Grace Wheeler, Brooklyn Quanz, Ashley Hilbers, Claire Rands) (gold)
Bantam Girls 4 x 100m relay (Grace Wheeler, Brooklyn Quanz, Claire Rands, Natalie Brown) (silver)
Midget Girls 4 x 800m relay (Jessie Byers, Samara Quanz, Brooke Jez, Emily Bryce) (gold indoor and silver outdoor)
Lucas Jacklin (BB) javelin (bronze)
Sam Myles (MB) high jump (bronze)
Samantha Fischer (MG) hammer throw (bronze)
Tony Elliott (JM) hammer throw (gold)
Hannah Diebold (JW) hammer throw (bronze)

Athletics Ontario Indoor Provincial Club Championship Medalists

Emily Branderhorst (JW) high jump (silver)  
Ben Brewer (BB) 60m (gold) and shot put (gold)
Jeremy Elliott (MB) weight throw (gold) and shot put (bronze)
Ryan Jacklin (MB) shot put (bronze) and weight throw (silver)
Samantha Fischer (MG) shot put (bronze)
Tony Elliott (JB) weight throw (gold)

Legion Provincial Championship Medalists:

Jeremy Elliott hammer throw (gold), discus (silver), shot put (silver)
Ryan Jacklin javelin (gold), discus (gold), shot put (gold)
Emily Bryce 1500m steeplechase (gold), 2000m (silver)
Samantha Fischer hammer throw (silver)
Brooke Jez 1200m (silver)
Sam Myles high jump (silver)
Hanna Vanstayvenberg discus (silver)

OFSAA Championship Medalists:

Brooke Jez (MG) 3000m (gold)
Ryan Jacklin (MB) Shot put (gold), javelin (gold), discus (bronze)
Jeremy Elliott (MB) Shot put (silver), javelin (silver), discus (silver)
Emily Branderhorst (SG) High jump (gold)
Tony Elliott (SB) Discus (bronze)

Minor Track Provincial Medalists:

Claire Rands (AG) triple jump (gold)
Carylie Rands (TG) 400m (silver), long jump (bronze)
Atom Girls medley relay (Rands, Wheeler, Bromfield, Quanz) (silver)
Atom Girls cross country (Rands, Wheeler, Quanz, Broere & Davies) (silver)