Monday, May 21, 2012
This weekend the Upper Moreland High school boys track team earned several medals at this past weekend's Distrct One Track meet.
Monday, May 21, 2012
According to the Upper Moreland School District announcement sent today, congratulations are in order for the Upper Moreland High School boys track team as they dominated in the District One track meet finals this past weekend. Medal winners included: Tyler, as a freshman, has the school record in both events, and is ranked number one freshman in PA for both the 100 and 200 Meter Dash. Improving upon his previous District record, Drew Magaha took home the Gold in the 1600M with a time of 4 minutes and 8.94 seconds. Drew is currently ranked number one in the state in the 1600M, and although he won't be competing in the 800M run at States, he remains the number one ranked competitor in the country in the 800M. The Upper Moreland school …
Sunday, December 11, 2011
Several students were picked in the Liberty Division.
Selections for the fall sports first team were made by the coaches in the Liberty division. Pictured are the selected Upper Moreland High School athletes: Information courtesy of Upper Moreland School District.
Wednesday, March 9, 2011
UMHS junior and track runner knows when to kick it into high gear.
They say it’s not how you start, but how you finish. Drew Magaha lives by that motto on the track. Magaha is a junior on the track team at Upper Moreland High School. He doesn’t fall behind in races on purpose, but admits his best moments on the track are when he has to move to a higher gear as he heads towards the finish line. “I’m really known for my kick,” Magaha said. “I know it’s kind of 'un-noble' of me to do it, but my preferred racing technique it to sit on someone until the last lap and then kick it in, especially when it comes to the longer distances. Whenever I run a race, I can always find an extra gear to kick into.” While Magaha’s starts are often a bit slower than his finishes, the end result has been impressive for the …