Vaultdogs is a site dedicated to the pole vaulting community in Seward, Nebraska that is home to the Concordia University Bulldogs and the Seward High School Blue Jays. Both schools have long traditions in their pole vault programs.
"But they that wait upon the LORD shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings as eagles; they shall run, and not be weary; and they shall walk, and not faint." ~ Isaiah 40:31
Cassie Starks sets new school indoor record with 12'06.25" clearance while winning the GPAC Conference Champion title in the women's pole vault. Cassie was named Bulldogs Female Athlete of the Week on February 24, 2015.
Concordia has five NAIA National qualifiers at the half way point of the 2015 Indoor track and field season in the pole vault and decathlon. School record holder, Senior Cassie Starks and sophomore Cynthia Mick are qualified in the women's pole vault with heights of 12'06.25 and 11'10.75" respectively. On the men's side, Junior Brandon Ramos, Sophomores Lucas Wiechman and Brandon Cook have all placed qualifying marks in the heptathlon with scores of 5101, 4797 and 4696. The top 16 scores at the end of the season will become automatic qualifiers for the indoor national championships. Ramos and Wiechman are also automatic qualifiers in the open pole vault competition at nationals with clearances of 15'10.50" and 16'02.50" respectively.
The NAIA National Indoor Championships will again be held in Geneva, Ohio the first week of March.
Cassie Starks pictured to right clearing 12'01.50".
A special thank you to Alex Heinert at Midco Sports Network for including us as part of their TV program. Alex produced this piece about our 4th of July pole vault competition we hold every year. He did a great job on the video.
Now I’m excited for next summer!!! Learn more about our 4th of July Street Vault Competition on the 4th of July page on this site.
Register Online for the 2014 Street Vault Competition
Our 2014-15 Winter Camps Information
Registration Information will be posted in Spring 2014
Camps will cover the following events: Sprints up to 400 meters, Pole Vault, Hurdles, Long Jump, High Jump, Triple Jump, Shot Put, Discus, Javelin, and Hammer Throw. Breaks will be provided for meals. There will be numerous drills taught which will include underwater vaulting at the Seward pool for the pole vault camps. The pole vault camps have overnight housing available. Included with overnight registration will be meals and lodging. A t-shirt will be provided with all camp registrations. Click here to learn more about our summer camps.
Since 1986, Concordia University, Nebraska pole vaulters have become known for consistently producing some of the top pole vaulters in the NAIA. Through the mid 90's, pole vaulters from Concordia could be seen all over the country competing with and winning some of the top NCAA and NAIA track meets. Lead by Gene Brooks, the school record holder, the vaulters from that era tallied 7 national...
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