06/07/15 11:55am
06/07/2015 11:55 AM
Mattituck junior Jack Dufton runs the 110-meter hurdles Friday in the pentathlon. (Credit: Robert O'Rourk)

Mattituck junior Jack Dufton runs the 110-meter hurdles Friday in the pentathlon. (Credit: Robert O’Rourk)

Jack Dufton knows he has little room for error. To accomplish his goal, the Mattituck junior needs to hit every mark and run every time to the best of his ability.

At the Section XI Individual Championships and State Qualifier, Dufton earned a spot at next weekend’s state championship by finishing as the top point scorer among Division II athletes in the pentathlon.  (more…)

02/08/15 4:53pm
02/08/2015 4:53 PM
McGann-Mercy junior Meg Tuthill takes off at the start of the 1,000. (Credit: Robert O'Rourk)

McGann-Mercy junior Meg Tuthill takes off at the start of the 1,000. (Credit: Robert O’Rourk)

McGann-Mercy junior Meg Tuthill experienced the thrill of winning a state title at last year’s track and field indoor championship. But the victory came as part of a sectional relay team.

Coming into this season, Tuthill’s goal was to qualify for the states in an individual event. And on Sunday, she did just that, placing third in the 1,000-meter race at the Section XI Championships at Suffolk Community College in Brentwood.  (more…)

06/07/14 5:00pm
06/07/2014 5:00 PM
McGann-Mercy sophomore Meg Tuthill crosses the finish line after running the 1,500 Saturday. (Credit: Joe Werkmeister)

McGann-Mercy sophomore Meg Tuthill crosses the finish line after running the 1,500 Saturday. (Credit: Joe Werkmeister)

NEW YORK STATE CHAMPIONSHIPS

When Meg Tuhill arrived in Cicero, N.Y. for the New York State Championships, her focus centered on her first event: the 800-meter run.

Competing in two events at a state meet can be daunting enough for any runner, let alone a sophomore.  (more…)