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Three Auburn vaulters invade Trials

The pole vault pit at the U.S. Olympic Trials will once again have a distinct Auburn flavor. As many as three Auburn-area natives could compete at the Trials, beginning today in Eu ...

Hinch an All-American at ASU

Derick Hinch capped his college pole vault season with an All-American performance at the NCAA Track and Field Championships in Des Moines, Iowa. The Placer High graduate took thi ...

Hinch soars with Sun Devils

Derick Hinch came up short in his quest to compete at the NCAA Indoor Nationals earlier this spring. But the Arizona State sophomore didn’t spend much time wallowing in disappoin ...

Hinch vaults to state title

Derek Hinch picked the perfect time to unleash his best performance of the year. The Placer High graduate soared 16 feet, 8.25 inches to win the California Community College Athle ...

Vaulting to the next level

Editor’s note: This is the second in a two-part series on pole vaulting in the foothills. Cale Simmons knows as he progresses deeper into track and field season, the competiti ...