Cosmopolitan track meet kicks off with record-breaking performance in pole vault
The Cosmopolitan track meet returned to the Roanoke Valley on Thursday, a tradition steeped in history, starting in 1966. 40 schools and more than 1800 student-athletes flock to William Fleming this weekend, with middle school, junior, and senior high school represented.
WATCH: Lynchburg area high school sports underway
Brooke Leonard is the newest addition to the 10 Sports team, joining in June 2019. Copyright 2021 by WSLS 10 - All rights reserved. WATCH: Lynchburg area high school sports underway Wrestling and track were on the schedule WednesdayIf you need help with the Public File, call 540-512-1558.
Where are they now? James River’s Michael Albert
ROANOKE, Va. – Michael Albert was a VHSL champion in shot put and discus his senior season at James River. I didn’t want to settle for less because I always like to set my goals high,” said Albert. Albert competed in shot put, discus, weight throw and hammer events for the Mountaineers. “Each component breaks down and is so complicated that one small mishap can throw your whole day off,” Albert said. The biggest lesson he carried from his high school days, was patience.