District track and field championships set for today and tomorrow

Staff ~ The Amherst News
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OXFORD - Hundreds of high school track and field athletes will gather today and tomorrow at the Northumberland Athletic Park in Oxford for the Cumberland district track and field meet.
Athletes who are successful at the districts will move on to the regionals next week in Truro and some of those athletes will then move on to the provincials the following week in Dartmouth.
The schedules for the track and field events are as follows:
Track events
All events start with the junior girls, then work their way through the junior boys, intermediate girls, intermediate boys, senior girls and senior boys.
Today
Hurdle finals: 9:30-11 a.m.
400-metre finals: 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
100-metre heats: 1-2:30 p.m.
1,500-metre finals: 2:30-3:30 p.m.
100-metre finals: 3:30 - 5 p.m.
Tomorrow
200-metre heats: 9:30-11 a.m.
800-metre finals: 11 a.m.-noon.
4x100-metre relays: noon-1:30 p.m.
200-metre finals: 1:30-2 p.m.
3,000- and 5,000-metre finals: 2-3:30 p.m.
4x400-metre relays: 3:30-5 p.m.
Field events
Today
High jump
10 a.m. - junior girls.
Noon - senior girls.
2 p.m. - intermediate girls.
Long jump
10 a.m. - intermediate boys.
Noon - junior boys.
2 p.m. - senior boys.
Triple jump
10 a.m. - intermediate girls.
Noon - junior girls.
2 p.m. - senior girls.
Discus
10 a.m. - junior boys.
Noon - senior boys.
2 p.m. - intermediate boys.
Shot put
10 a.m. - senior girls.
Noon - intermediate girls.
2 p.m. - junior girls.
Javelin
10 a.m. - senior boys.
Noon - intermediate boys.
2 p.m. - junior boys.
Tomorrow
High jump
10 a.m. - senior boys.
Noon - junior boys.
2 p.m. - intermediate boys.
Long jump
10 a.m. - intermediate girls.
Noon - junior girls.
2 p.m. - senior girls.
Triple jump
10 a.m. - junior boys.
Noon - intermediate boys.
2 p.m. - senior boys.
Discus
10 a.m. - junior girls.
Noon - senior girls.
2 p.m. - intermediate girls.
Shot put
10 a.m. - intermediate boys.
Noon - senior boys.
2 p.m. - junior boys
Javelin
10 a.m. - senior girls.
Noon - intermediate girls.
2 p.m. - junior girls.
The weather for the districts is calling for sunny skies today, with increased cloudiness in the afternoon and a 60 per cent chance of showers. The high temperature is projected to be 28 C. Tomorrow is calling for sunny skies and 17 C.



Organizations: Cumberland

Geographic location: OXFORD, Northumberland Athletic Park, Truro Dartmouth

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