Some Old News from 2017..

Midget Girls Win 4 x 800m Provincial Indoor Championship

Congratulations to the Saugeen Track and Field Club midget girls team which won the Ontario Provincial 4 x 800m relay title in Toronto on January 14th

Seven Saugeen TFC Athletes Compete at OFSAA Cross Country

Congratulations to the seven Saugeen TFC athletes who competed at the OFSAA Cross Country running championships on November 2nd in Petawawa. Top finishers were Emily Bryce (MG) 5th and Samara Quanz (JG) 14th.

Branderhorst 3rd and Elliott 5th at Canada Summer Games

Representing Team Ontario at the Canada Summer Games in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Emily Branderhorst won the bronze medal in the women's high jump competition and Tony Elliott finished 5th in the men's hammer throw competition.  Also, congratulations to Coach Randy Millar who coached Ontario's throws team to an excellent finish at the Games.

Saugeen TFC Athletes Win 52 Medals and Break 8 Meet Records at Legion District C Meet

Many Saugeen Track & Field Club athletes competed at the Royal Canadian Legion District C track and field championships in Kincardine on June 10th.  Club athletes came away with 52 medals and broke 8 meet records.  Record breakers were:

Claire Rands (13 & under) 1200m 4:10.30
Ben Brewer (13 & under) Shot put 12:88m
Jessie Byers (15 & under) 2000m 6:45.09
Emily Bryce (15 & under) 1500m steeplechase 5:26.72
Ryan Jacklin (15 & under) Javelin 54.18m, Discus 50.86m, Shot put 15.32m
Jeremy Elliott (15 & under) Hammer 49.50m

Fourteen Saugeen Track & Field Athletes Qualify for OFSAA

Congratulations to the 14 Saugeen TFC athletes who have qualified in 20 events at OFSAA which will take place  on June 1st to 3rd in Belleville.  Good luck athletes!

Madelyn Eybergen (JR) high jump
Sam Myles (MB) high jump
Scott Gilstorf (JB) high jump
Emily Branderhorst (SG) high jump
Brooke Jez (MG) 3000m, 1500m
Jessie Byers (MG) 800m, 1500m
Matthew Donnelly (JB) 800m
Liam Fitzgerald (MB) 3000m
Samara Quanz (MG) 3000m
Molly Boley (SG) discus
Jeremy Elliott (MB) discus, javelin, shot put
Ryan Jacklin (MB) discus, javelin, shot put
Samantha Fischer (MG) shot put
Tony Elliott (SB) discus

Tony Elliott signs Letter of Intent with Valparaiso University

Congratulations to Saugeen TFC's Tony Elliott who received an athletic scholarship from Valparaiso University in Indiana starting in September 2017.

Four STFC Athletes Compete and Perform Well for Team Ontario at Ontario/Quebec Dual Meet

Congratulations to Jeremy Elliott, Samantha Fischer, Ryan Jacklin and Emily Bryce who all competed with Team Ontario at the Ontario/Quebec midget aged dual meet on Saturday February 11th in Toronto, Ontario. 

Ryan Jacklin
16 lb Weight Throw - 19.10m,  PB 15 year old Club Age Class Record 
4k SP - 15.24m, 15 year old Club Age Class Record

Jeremy Elliott
16 lb Weight Throw - 17.40m
4k SP - 14.64m, PB

Samantha Fischer
3k SP - 9.92m, PB
12 lb Weight Throw - 8.16m

Emily Bryce
2000m 7:22.17

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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)