Bahner and Manuel Keep Working!

Shocker Track Club Elite Team members Austin Bahner  (Decathlon) and Joshua Manuel (Sprints) competed last week at the Kansas Relays and University of Oklahoma John Jacobs Invitational, respectively.  Bahner, competing in seven (7) select events in the Decathlon, finished in 14th place with 5321 points.  Manuel fought through cross-winds to finish in 14th place in the 100m with a time of 10.71.  See below for links to results.

Kansas Relays

University of Oklahoma John Jacobs Invitational

STC Elite, Open, and Road Racing Athletes Get Busy!

Shocker Track Club Elite, Open and Road Racing athletes took advantage of sunny days in Santa Barbara (yes, you read that correctly), Wichita, and Lincoln, Nebraska, to post scores and times worthy of attention today!

Austin Bahner competed in the Decathlon in the Sam Adams Combined Events Invitational in Santa Barbara, California, and finished 2nd with 7441 points!

Results – Sam Adams Combined Events Invitational

STC Open Team Sprinters Joshua Manuel (100m – 10.53w and 200m – 21.72w) and Aaron Babbidge (100m – 10.76w and 200m – 22.03w) stayed home to compete in the Friends University Invitational.  See below for photos of Joshua and Aaron in action!

Results – Friends University Invitational 

Shocker Track Club Road Racing Elite Team Member Tonya Nero finished 1st in the Women’s competition (44:08.2), and Open Team Members Curtis Rierson  finished 2nd in the Men’s competition (45:10.6) and Emily Maier finished 17th overall (54:23.60) competed in the Hiawatha Hustle 12K event!

Results – Hiawatha Hustle 12K

STC Open Team Javelin Thrower Dylan Reimer traveled to Lincoln, Nebraska to compete in the Husker Spring Invitational.  Reimer posted a season-best of 65.52m (214′-11″)!

Results – Husker Spring Invitational

Photos of Joshua Manuel, Aaron Babbidge, and Tonya Nero follow!

Bahner and Manuel Start Outdoor Season in Arkansas

STC Elite Team Members Austin Bahner and Joshua Manuel begin their outdoor seasons at the University of Arkansas Spring Invitational.  Bahner competes in the Decathlon March 24-25 while Manuel competes in the 100m/200m on March 25th.  Wichita State University Track and Field athletes and Friends University athletes will also compete in the meet!  See the links below for details!
Meet Schedule – Arkansas Spring Invitational Meet Schedule
Live Results –


Volunteers for WSU Track & Field Meets Needed!

If you are looking for a fun opportunity to assist in the facilitation of a Wichita State University Track and Field meet, we’ve got a deal for you!  Actually three (3) deals!  Wichita State University will host three T&F meets this spring – April 13-15, May 5, and May 12-14 – at Cessna Stadium.  Volunteers are provided with an event t-shirt and meals and beverages.  We need you!!

Contact Darren Muci, President, at for more details!


Youth Outdoor Parent Information Meeting Scheduled

STC is pleased to announce that the first of three Parent Information meetings will be held on Thursday, March 30th at 700p.

The meeting will be held at Wichita State University’s Cessna Stadium in the Track and Field Team Room.

Parking is available in a small lot off 21st Street between the Charles Koch Arena Practice Gym and the northwest corner of Cessna Stadium. The Team Room door is at the bottom of the ramp that leads to the track. We will post signs to guide you.

Complete information about the 2017 Spring/Summer season will be provided. Registration fees can also be paid at the meeting. The first practice for eligible athletes will be on Thursday, April 6th at 600p.

For planning purposes we have finalized the following base registration pricing structures –
– Join in April – $180
– Join in May – $160
– Join in June – $140
– Join in July – $120

All fees include –
– Coaching and training by experienced Coaches and athletes
– Practice on the Wichita State University Cessna Stadium Track
– Team Wristband
– Free participation in the Shocker Summer Series Thursday Night Track Meets in June and July at Cessna Stadium

Complete registration information packets will be posted on the week of March 27th and available for download and printing.  Feel free to contact us if you have any questions in advance of the meeting at

See you on March 30th!

Bahner Gets Busy

Elite Team member Austin Bahner set a new personal best in the Heptathlon with a score of 5715 at the Wichita State Herm Wilson Invitational.  Bahner set season bests in the 60m and long jump, tied his personal best in the 60m hurdles, and set new personal bests in the shot put and pole vault while claiming victory in the two-day competition.
Shocker Track Club Open Team members Aaron Babbidge (6.96 in the 60m and 22. in the 200m), Joshua Manuel (6.89 in the 60m), and Alex James  (7.78 in the 60m and 25.14 in the 200m), also performed extremely well!
Complete results are here >> 2017_Herm_Wilson_College_Inv_Results

STC Bill Butterworth Indoor Recap and Results

It was a beautiful day, inside and outside, for a track meet!  And the competition and results didn’t disappoint as over 150 Masters, Open, Youth, Collegiate, and Elite athletes showcased a multitude of skills in establishing many new personal records.

Complete Results are here >> Bill Butterworth 2017 Text Results

Wichita’s own Bob Lida (Masters 80-84) set an unofficial World Record in the 200m with a time of 30.01!  The meet also served as the inaugural race for members of the STC Road Racing Team, as members Curt Rierson (3000m) and Emily Maier (1500m) won their age group races.  Additionally, several Shocker Track Club Elite and Open Team members (Austin Bahner, Aaron Babbidge, Joshua Manual, and Caydrick Bloomquist) performed well.

Thank you to all of the Athletes, Officials, and Volunteers for making it a great day!