Posted by Communications at 3/29/2017
Betty Fairfax Track and Field athletes competed in the 77th Annual Chandler Rotary Track meet, March 24-25. This is one of the top five high school meets in the country, with several states and 125 schools attending. Two Fairfax athletes were invited to the Elite session Saturday night, and both medaled. Shamar Moreland won the long jump competition. He and a Chandler High long jumper both went 23-3, but in the tiebreaker, their second best jump, Moreland won by one inch. Moreland also placed 4th in the 300 hurdles. Destiny Henry placed 3rd in the javelin.
Betty Fairfax alumnus Kurtis Walls is going to play pro football in the Czech Republic. Following a record-setting career at Valley City State University in North Dakota, where he threw for 8,675 yards and 87 touchdowns in four seasons, Walls will play for the Prague Lions of the top division Czech League of American Football.
The Third Annual Stampede Football Family Golf Benefit will be held Saturday, April 29 at Southern Ridge Golf Club in Laveen. The four-person scramble with an 8:30 a.m. shotgun start generates funds for the football program. Sponsorships are available, or a $70 donation per golfer. There will be gift bags and shirts, a BBQ lunch, raffle and prizes. For more information, contact Stampede Booster at firstname.lastname@example.org, or Coach Dylan Winemiller at email@example.com.