Saturday, May 31, 2014

Happy Birthday 5th Baxter!

Happy birthday to the crazy, pup that is sometimes forgotten around our house. 
You make us smile and we love to take you on adventures! 
Your best friend, Macklin, thinks you are pretty awesome too! 

Friday, May 30, 2014

Grandma's Spring Visit

We had a great visit with Grandma a couple of weeks ago! She helped us out while I was at the state track meet and got to enjoy extra time with the kids and Justin. We had a great hike through the canyon and Grandma also helped us pick out our new flowers for the summer time. 


Wednesday, May 28, 2014

Summer Day with Friends

Hikes through the beautiful woods….


and BBQs and S'mores with Friends….

That is what summer is all about! 

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

May Happenings

Justin built a new "toy shed" for our kiddos! He is awesome. 

Macy just being cute with her new haircut. 

Some new great head shots of the kids. 

Did Papa turn 60 or 90? 

Date nights with Justin….beating him at his own game. 

Macy checking out the spring flowers. 

Macy is getting more bold with the Strider. 

Bike park with Trevan

Macy running around the bike trails. I love our town. 

Macy getting more bold at climbing (and the scabs to prove it). 

A random pic of our last day of skiing together this season (maybe a April happening). 

Macy rocking her new sunglasses! 

Wednesday, May 21, 2014

Pictures from Track Season

Here are some of my favorite candid shots from this spring's track season:

Early season practice after a snow storm. I have some tough kids! 

150 track athletes prepping for a team photo. 

Goofballs that steal my phone during practice and take selfies. The right picture is how they felt after one of our workouts :)

An awesome group of younger athletes that I coach. 

Track spikes have gotten much prettier than when I competed! 

Finally, my favorite night of the year - Track Awards Night! We hold onto all of the kids awards until the very last day of the season. Then we lay them all out on one HUGE table. 150 athletes was a large endeavor this year. We planned it out a bit better this year so that the flow was faster and we held it in the auditorium instead of the cafeteria. It was a special night indeed of celebrating each kid on our team. 

We give a "Top Point Scorer" award to one boy and girl athlete from each grade. These were our winners for this season! 

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

State Track 2014


The week after the League Meet, we were able to take 19 of our athletes to Denver for the Colorado State Track Meet. This was a very impressive crew given that only the top 18 marks in the state for 4A make the meet, and it is a very tough division. Almost every athlete that came to the meet set a new school record and did a great job in their events. Never have we had so much potential for state champions in one meet! 

4x8 Boys on the Podium (in red)

Our Dress Up Night

Our Runner Up 4x800 Meter Relay Team 

State Medal Winner in the High Jump

The State Team 

Our State Champion Triple Jumper

Summary of Results (Note: Top 9 reach the podium and earn a medal)

Girls 100m - 9th at 12.81
Girls 100 Hurdles - 18th at 16.93
Girls 300m Hurdles - 18th at 48.57
Girls 400m - 4th at 57.47
Girls 800m - 7th at 2:16.06
Girls Sprint Medley Relay - 2nd at 1:47.15
Girls 4x100m Relay - 12th at 50.09
Girls 4x200m Relay - 7th at 1:44.67
Girls 4x400m Relay - 5th at 3:57.53
Girls 4x800m Relay - 10th at 9:47.98
Girls Triple Jump - 1st at 36'10.75''
Girls High Jump - 3rd at 5'1''

Boys 110 Hurdles - 10th at 15.54
Boys 400m - 11th at 49.98
Boys 800m - 4th at 1:55.06 and 17th at 2:02.37
Boys 4x200m Relay - 14th at 1:31.24
Boys 4x400m Relay - 7th at 3:25.05
Boys 4x800m Relay - 2nd at 7:59.75
Boys Triple Jump - 3rd at 44'8''
Boys Long Jump - 3rd at 21'3''