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Marble Falls High School seeks track record holders to complete list

Marble Falls High School high jumper Kason O’Riley

Marble Falls High School high jumper Kason O’Riley has the school record in the event at 7 feet. Marble Falls track-and-field head coach Chris Schrader is compiling a list of program record holders and needs the help of former athletes to complete it. Staff photo by Jennifer Fierro

Marble Falls High School track-and-field head coach Chris Schrader needs the help of former athletes to complete a list of school records.

Schrader has been busy compiling the records with help from retired track-and-field coach Kyle Futrell and Marble Falls Middle School boys athletic coordinator Jamie Graham, a 1992 graduate. They’ve tracked down quite a few of the 34 records, but Schrader said the list is incomplete.

There’s no doubt on some of the records, such as the ones held by middle-distance runner Leonel Manzano, a 2004 graduate, who captured the silver medal at the 2012 London Olympics in the 1,500 meters; senior Bailey Goggans, who also has the state record in the 800 meters; and senior high jumper Kason O’Riley, who holds the school record of 7 feet, which is also tied for the nation’s best this year. 

Specifically, Schrader is looking for the names of: 

  • the Lady Mustangs who ran the 4×100-meter relay in 2015 and posted a time of 48.69;
  • Lady Mustang shot putters who threw farther than 32 feet;
  • and the Mustangs on the 4×100-meter relay team in 1995 who clocked 42.10 seconds. 

Email Schrader at jschrader@mfisd.txed.net with those names or information on a Marble Falls athlete who has better marks. 

Schrader wants to ensure the student-athletes are acknowledged for their record-setting efforts.

He was grateful to Futrell and Graham for their help.

“I got most things from coach Futrell,” he said. “He was my No. 1 resource. I want this to be accurate as we can.”

jfierro@thepicayune.com

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