Championship History

Reflecting the amazing athleticism and gritty work ethics of the Hurricane Track and Field program, many of our individual athletes and teams have garnered an impressive collection of titles, records and honors:

District Champs Bi-District Champs Tri-District Champs State Medalists & Champs

Girls’ State Championship Teams

2016 Girls State Champions
2015 Girls State Champions
2014 Girls State Champions
2013 Girls State Champions
2003 Girls State Champions
1999 Girls State Champions

 

18 1A/2B League Championship Team Titles
19 District Championship Team Titles
13 Tri/Quad District Championship Team Titles
12 Relay STATE Championship Titles
28 Individual STATE Championship Titles
2 x 8th Place STATE Team
2 x 7th Place STATE Team
1 x 6th Place STATE Team
2 x 5th Place STATE Team
1 x 4th Place STATE Team
3 x 3rd Place STATE Team
1 x 2nd Place STATE Team
6 x STATE CHAMPIONS Team Titles

Boys’ State Championship Teams

2018 Boys State Champions
2017 Boys State Champions
2005 Boys State Champions
2001 Boys State Champions
2019 Boys State Champions

9 1A/2B League Championship Team Titles
10 District Championship Team Titles
9 Tri/Quad District Championship Team Titles
5 Relay STATE Championship Titles
18 Individual STATE Championship Titles
1 x 6th Place STATE Team
2 x 5th Place STATE Team
1 x 4th Place STATE Team
3 x 3rd Place STATE Team
1 x 2nd Place STATE Team
5 x STATE CHAMPIONS Team Titles

Girls’ Washington State Record Holders:

Nicole De Vries: 800 Meter Run         2:18.0         1990-1995
Jamie Orange: 400 Meter Dash          57.13          2003-2014
Carla van Rooyen: 100 Meter Dash    12.55          2014-Current
Carla van Rooyen: 200 Meter Dash    25.90         2014-2016
Carla van Rooyen: Long Jump            17’2.5”       2014-2016
Carla van Rooyen: Triple Jump            36’1.25”    2014-Current
Melyssa Whitener: Pole Vault             10’3″          2015-Current
Jessica Orange, Lisa Rouw, Rachel Skelton, Jamie Orange: (2B) 4×200 Meter Relay   1:45.8  2003-Current
Emma Symmank, Bobbi Hill, Leanna DeVries, Jaiden Hill: 4×200 Meter Relay   1:46.90   2017-Current
Lexi Blom, Emma Symmank, Leanna DeVries, Bobbi Hill: 4×400 Meter Relay    4:08.93    2017-Current
Lilly Bridge, Emma Symmank, Bobbi Hill, Jaiden Hill: 4×100 Meter Relay         50.79     2018-Current

Boys’ Washington State Record Holders:

Gabe Taylor, Micah Hays, Bryson Smith, Caleb Twedt: 4×400 Meter Relay        3:30.92         2017-Current

Skagit Valley Herald Track & Field Athlete of the Year:

Indira Rouw 1988
Nicole De Vries 1990
Melody Strauss 1999
Jamie Orange 2003
Emily Wortham 2006
Jonathan De Ruiter 2006
Carla van Rooyen 2014
Russell DeVries 2018
Gabe Taylor 2019

Coaching Honors:

  • 5 times chosen as the Northwest League Coach of the Year
  • Selected by the Washington State Track and Field Coaches Association as the 2013 Girls’ Track & Field Coach of the Year
  • Selected by the National Federation of High Schools Coaches Association as the 2013 Girls’ Track & Field Coach of the Year for the Sectional region of Alaska, Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana and Wyoming
  • Skagit Valley Herald 2015-2016 Coach of the Year
  • Selected by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association as the 2017 Washington State Boys’ High School Coach of the Year
  • Selected by the Washington State Track and Field Coaches Association as the 2018 Boys’ Track & Field Coach of the Year

Hurricane Track & Field Athletes who went on to compete at the college level:

Nicole De Vries – Azusa Pacific
Jon Vander Kooy – Dordt College
Eric Vander Kooy – Dordt College
Juli Rouw – Dordt College
Valerie Maas – Dordt College
Melody Strauss – Vanguard University
Matthew Kaemingk – Whitworth
Aaron Klein – Dordt College
Daniel Gudmunson – Dordt College – Broke the indoor and outdoor school records in the Triple Jump
Jon Skelton -West Point
Clancy Aguero – Azusa Pacific
Brittny Gudmunson – Dordt College
Matthew Vander Ark – Dordt College
Jeffrey Schloemer – Corban University
Jonathan De Ruiter – Calvin College
Melinda Vander Ark – Dordt College
Jacki Taylor – Corban University
Jolene Houtsma – Biola University
Jeffrey McClelland – Dordt College
David Riley – Dordt College
Brittany Carman – Dordt College
Kylie Whitener – Dordt College
Kristina Yzaguirre – Corban University
Danielle Van Zanten – Dordt College
Kendall Van Zanten- Dordt College

Alumni athletes who returned as COACHES for the Hurricane Track and Field Program:

Indira Rouw 1998
Wendy Kuipers 2000
Jono Orange 2002-2005
Melody Strauss 2004-2008
Clancey Aguero 2006, 2009-2011
Jonathan Hurd 2007
Tim Hibma 2008- Current
Nathan De Kok 2009- Current
Kylie Whitener 2013
Ryan Daut 2015-16
Melyssa Whitener 2016
Jayson Withers 2016-18
Melinda (Vander Ark) Boonstra 2019-Current