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					                     A NGEL E LITE S PORTS
                                               J UNE 28, 2006
                                             V OLUME I I SSUE 2          N EWSLETTER D ATE J UNE 28, 2006

A NGEL E LITE F LIES H IGH A T AAU S TATES
The Angel Elite Track Club spread it’s              vanced in 20 events.
wings this weekend by collecting 14                                                                       C OACH S POTLIGHT
                                                            Gold medalists: Ghaffar (11
medals at the N.C. AAU State Track                  year old long jump, high jump, 80m
meet in Charlotte. Over 350 athletes                hurdles), McEachin
from North Carolina participated in the                                                                   R ASHEEDA G HAFFAR
                                                    (Intermediate 200m dash)
event.
                                                             Silver medal-                                Born in Chapel Hill, NC.
          Aminah Ghaffar collected 3                                                                      Rasheeda attended high
                                                    lists: Jaynell Brown (12
state titles winning the 11 year old long                                                                 school in Knoxville, TN
                                                    year old shot put, discus),                           where she began running.
jump, high jump and 80m hurdles.                    McEachin (400m)                                       While at South Doyle High
Morgan McEachin captured the club’s                                                                       she broke 2 school records
4th state title of the meet winning the             Bronze medalists: Jamicia Jones (13                   in the 100m hurdles and
Intermediate 200m dash. She also col-               year old 800m dash, 100m hurdles);                    300m hurdles. She was All-
lected silver in the 400m dash and                  Wynola Cain (14 year old 200m hur-                    KIL(all city) in both hurdles
                                                    dles), Taylor McBride (12 year old                    as well as all-region and all-
bronze in the 100m dash. McEachin is                                                                      state. She qualified for the
the current N.C. High School 2-A de-                400m dash), Savion Ashford (Men’s                     AAU Junior Olympic Games
fending champ in the 200m. Jamicia                  triple jump), McEachin (100m).                        in 1998 and 1999 in the
Jones led the club qualifying in 4 events                    Other Regional Qualifiers:                   400m hurdles and the
(400m, 800m, 100m hurdles and 200m                                                                        4x100m relay. Rasheeda
                                                    Justin Jacobs of Fairmont (11 year old                graduated high school with a
hurdles).                                           1500m), Brandon Brown of Pembroke                     3.5 GPA.
        The top 6 finishers in each                 (12 year old long jump and 100m dash).
event advance to the Region 3-A (North                                                                    She attended The University
                                                             Ciandre Maultsby finished 10th               of Tennessee at Chattanooga
Carolina, Tennessee and Alabama)                    in the 100m dash and 7th in the 400m                  on an academic and athletic
Championships in Knoxville, TN July 6-              dash. Alphonso White of Bladenboro                    scholarship. Rasheeda 5th
9. Overall 9 Angel Elite athletes ad-               finished 11th in the 100 dash.                        (all-conference) in the hep-
                                                                                                          tathlon as a freshman. She
                                                                                                          made all-conference in the
                                                                                                          indoor 55m hurdles her
M ORGAN M C E ACHIN TO COMPETE AT USA M EET                                                               junior year and all-
                                                                                                          conference outdoor in the
           Morgan will compete     ships will be even more exciting   for team championships in all       100m hurdles, 400m hur-
at the prestigious USA Youth       for athletes, coaches, family      age divisions and is a popular      dles and heptathlon as a
Outdoor Track & Field Champi-      members and spectators alike!      competition for clubs around the    senior. She all-conference
onships in Greensboro, North                  The championship        country. In addition, this year's   every year of her college
Carolina on the campus of North    event is a national competition    meet will serve as one of the       career. Rasheeda graduated
Carolina A&T State University      with entry based upon qualifying   selection pool competitions for     with a B.A. in Communica-
June 28-July 3. Last year's com-   standards for each event and has   the 2007 IAAF World Youth           tions and minored in athletic
petition was held in Knoxville,    the same age divisions as the      Championships in Ostrava,           coaching. She has coached
Tennessee and attracted over       USATF Junior Olympic pro-          Czech Republic.                     for 6 years and is a level one
2,000 athletes from across the     gram. The USA Youth Outdoor                                            certified USATF coach.
country. The 2006 champion-        Championships are also scored
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                                AAU C LUB C HAMPIONSHIPS J ULY 2-7                                              AT     D ISNEY
                                          The 10th annual Dis-       a National Championship record       Justin Jacobs finished 10th in
                                ney Club Championships will be       scoring 1076 points breaking the     the 800m run while Brandon
                                held July 2-7 in Orlando, Flor-      old record set in 2002. She fol-     Brown finished 19th in the
                                ida. Recap of last year:             lowed her triathlon performance      100m dash and 20th in the long
                                                                     with a silver medal in the open      jump.
                                          Wynola Cain won
                                                                     high jump competition.
                                gold for the club in the sub-                                                         Contact the coaches
                                                                                 Jaynell Brown
                                youth division setting a Club                                             for more information about the
                                                                     dominated the sub-midget discus
                                National record for Angel Elite                                           upcoming meet. All athletes who
                                                                     competition winning by nearly
        Angel Elite Athletes    in the 80m hurdles. She followed                                          finish in the top four at the Club
                                                                     4ft with her throw of 56 feet.
       set 2 national records   that record with a silver medal in                                        nationals automatically qualify
                                                                     Brown followed with a 4th place
             at the Club        the 200m hurdles.                                                         for the Junior Olympic Games to
                                                                     finish in the shot put competition
         Championships in                                                                                 be held in Hampton Roads, VA.
                                          Aminah Ghaffar got         with a personal best of 23ft.
                 2006           the meet started for Angel Elite
                                                                                  Jamicia Jones made
                                on opening day by winning the
                                                                     a trip to the medal stand with a
                                bantam triathlon (high jump,
                                                                     7th place finish in the 800m run.
                                shotput, 200m dash) also setting



                                AAU R EGION 3-A M EET                               TO BE HELD IN                   K NOXVILLE
                                          The AAU Region 3-          for the AAU Junior Olympic           showcase event of the AAU
                                A Meet will be held in Knox-         Games to be held in Hampton          Sports Program. For more
                                ville, TN Friday July 7-9. The       Roads, VA.                           information visit:
                                meet will be held at Tom                        The Club will pay
    A NGEL E LITE                                                                                         www.aaujrogames.org/
                                Black Track on the campus of         for all Regional Entries
    S PORTS HAS                 the University of Tennessee at       this year as a special gift
      BEEN IN                   Knoxville.                           to the qualifiers!!! Con-
  EXISTANCE SINCE                         The club will send 9       gratulations!!!
          2001                  qualifiers from the NC AAU           The AAU Junior Olympic
                                State meet to compete in 20          Games are known as the larg-
                                events.                              est national multi-sport event
                                          The top 4 athletes         for youth in the United
                                from each event will qualify         States. It has become the


                                H OOPS T EAMS T RAVEL T O M YRTLE B EACH
                                         The Angel Elite 12u         led the team in scoring with         Floyd who averaged 9 pts for
                                and 14u teams traveled to N.         11. Jamicia Jones and Jaynell        the tournament and Carmen
                                Myrtle Beach to compete in           Brown both made big shots            Spencer who erupted for 24
                                the S.C. United State Basket-        with under a minute to go to         pts in the only win for the
                                ball Association (USBA)              lead the team to the win. An-        team.
                                Tournament. Both teams               gel Elite was then beaten
                                went 1-2 in the tournament.          soundly by Siler City 44-19.
 The 12 and under and 14                                             The day ended with the Ex-
                                         The 12 and under
  and under teams both                                               treme avenging their loss to
  competed in N Myrtle          team started out with a 1
                                                                     Angel Elite winning a 43-33
   Beach last weekend           point win over the Union
                                                                     decision. The fourteen year
                                City Extreme. Nicori Sinclair
                                                                     old team was led by Simone

				
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