Monthly Archives: April 2012

Mill Valley’s Brigham won’t stop raising the bar

Lawrence — When it was over, when Mill Valley junior Emily Brigham clinched the pole vault event at the Kansas Relays on Friday, she walked away choking back tears of frustration. She had just put on a show with a back-and-forth duel with Gardner-Edgerton’s Cassie Wait, each clearing 12-3 1/2 and each stirring “oohs” and Read More

Burkett adds to Pole Vault Legacy

Joe Burkett knew for a while the pole vault was going to be his place on the track. Burkett grew up in the shadows of the Jefferson City High School pit, where his father, Eric, would work during the Capital City Relays. Eric is a former Helias pole vaulter himself, and Joe would tag along Read More