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Isaiah Stephens Competes at Junior Olympics

Lazers Track Club member and rising 8th grader at E. W. Wyatt, Isaiah Stephens competed in the 2017 AAU National Jr. Olympics at Eastern Michigan University in Detroit, MI.  Stephens competed in the javelin, shot put and discus events.  He is ranked #10 in the javelin, 16th in the shot put and 16th in the discus in the United States.  Stephens also still holds his rank of #1 in the state of Virginia for javelin, shot put and discus.

Stephens and his mother, La-Tina Smith would like to thank his Coach, Les Young and his sister, Laricesa Miles (former athlete of Coach Young) for their time and dedication in training him.  They would also like a special thanks to family members, neighbors, Sadler Brothers Oil, Juanita Brown & family, Joann Christina, Ava Young, Christine Johnson, Chaka Newell, Andree Lee, Ruby Allen and Lawrenceville Correctional Center for their support. 

Stephens says that he will continuously thank God for his talent because without God, he knows none of this would be possible.

The 2018 USATF National Jr. Olympics will be held in Greensboro, NC and AAU National will be held in Des Moines, IA. See you next year!

Isaiah Stephens Going to Nationals

Lazers Track Club member, Isaiah Stephens competed in the AAU Track & Field Region 5 Qualifying Jr. Olympic Meet in Gloucester, VA on June 23-25, 2017.  He qualified for Nationals in the discus, shot put and javelin with gold medals. Stephens still holds his #1 rank in the state of Virginia.  AAU National Jr. Olympics will be held at Eastern Michigan University in Detroit, MI on July 29-August 5, 2017.

Please support him at www.gofundme.com.  Isaiah and his mother, La-Tina Smith are grateful to God for this opportunity once again.  They give special thanks to his coach Les Young.

Brother and Sister Medal in Shot Put

On Saturday, June 10, 2017, Isaiah Stephens participating in the Virginia District Qualifier for Jr. Olympics at Woodrow Wilson High School in Portsmouth, VA.  Stephens has advanced to the Regional Qualifier for Jr. Olympics.  He won a gold medal in the shot put with a toss of 32 feet 9 inches.  He also won a gold medal in the discus with a throw of 103 feet 1inch.  He is ranked #1 in the discus and shot put in the District.  The Regional meet will be held June 24-25, 2017 in Gloucester, VA. 

Stephens also competed in the 19th Annual Atlantic Coastal Track Invitational Meet on Saturday, June 17, 2017 at I. C. Norcom High School in Portsmouth, VA.  He won a gold medal in the shot put with a toss of 35 feet 8 inches which is personal record.  He also won a gold medal in the discus with a throw of 107 feet, which is also a personal record. 

Stephens’ little sister, Victoria Stephens competed in the shot put event at the Annual Atlantic Coastal Track Invitational.  She won a silver medal with a toss of 11 ½ feet.  This was Victoria’s first time competing in the shot put.  

Isaiah Stephens Wins Gold and Silver

Lazers Track Club member, Isaiah Stephens competed in the Darius Dixon Invitational Track Meet at Nansemond River High School in Suffolk, VA on Saturday, May 6, 2017.  He won a gold medal in the discus event with a throw of 98 feet 6 inches. In the shot put event Isaiah won a silver with a toss of 28 feet.

Stephens also competed in the 13th Annual Technique Relays Track Meet on May 20, 2017 at Norview High School in Norfolk, VA.  Isaiah won a gold in discus event with a throw of 106 feet 3 inches.  He won a silver medal in the shot put event with a toss of 30 ½ feet.

Isaiah’s coaches are Les Young and Bill Cain.  Please support Isaiah in 2017 Jr. Olympics at www.gofundme.com.

Local Jr. Track and field Athlete Ranked Nationally

Lazers Track Club member, Isaiah Stephens competed in the 2016 USA Track & Field National Jr. Olympics Championship in Sacramento, CA held on July 25-31, 2016.  Isaiah earned medal in the javelin for ranking #6 in the United States, which also earned him an “All American” title. He also earned the rank of 24th in the country in the shot put.

Isaiah also competed in the AAU National Jr. Olympics Championship in Houston, TX held on Aug 1-6, 2016.  Stephens earned a medal in the javelin for ranking #5 in the United States, which earned him another “All American” title.  He is also ranked #16 in the discus in the country.    Isaiah continues to hold the record in the javelin from the 2015 AAU National Jr. Olympics which was held at Norfolk State University in Norfolk, VA. 

Isaiah and his mother, La-Tina Smith give all the glory and honor to God for his much success during his Track & Field season.  They also give thanks to his coaches Les Young and Bill Cain for their time and dedication to him.  Special thanks to Chaka Newell, Food Lion, the angel named Jennifer in Food Lion, Greensville County Ruritan Club, Robert Sykes of Boar’s Head, Greensville County Public Schools and the Emporia-Greensville community that supported Isaiah and made it possible for him to compete in the 2016 Jr. Olympics.  God bless each one of you.

The 2017 USA Track & Field National Jr. Olympics will be held at the University of Kansas in Lawrence, KS and the 2017 AAU National Jr. Olympics will be held in Detroit, MI.  Please continue to support Isaiah Stephens at www.gofundme.com.

Isaiah Stephens Qualifies for Nationals

    

Lazers Track Club member, Isaiah Stephens competed in the USA Track & Field Region 3 Qualifying Jr. Olympic Meet in Landover, MD on July 7-10, 2016.  He qualified for Nationals in the discus with a gold medal, javelin with a silver medal and shot put, he earned 4th place.  USATF National Jr. Olympics will be held in Sacramento, CA on July 25-31, 2016.

Isaiah also competed in the AAU Track & Field Region 5 Qualifying Jr. Olympic Meet in Gloucester, VA on June 24-26, 2016.  He qualified for Nationals with a gold medal in the javelin, discus and shot put.  AAU National Jr. Olympics will be held in Houston, TX on July 30-August 6, 2016.

Stephens will be participating in the USATF and AAU National Jr. Olympic Championships. Please support him at www.gofundme.com.  Isaiah and his mother, La-Tina Smith gives special thanks to his coaches Les Young and Bill Cain.

Isaiah Stephens Brings Home Three Gold Medals!

Lazers Track Club member, Isaiah Stephens began his outdoor track season on Saturday, April 23, 2016 at Highland Spring High School in Richmond, VA.  He placed 1st in the shot put and the discus events, earning him two gold medals. Stephens threw a PR (Personal Record) of 90.01 feet in the discus event. 

After his meet, Isaiah and his Mom stopped by Virginia State University to support his sister, Laricesa Miles.  Laricesa is a Junior at VSU, where she majors in Health Science and plays “Right Out Field” (ROF) on the softball team. Miles and the Trojans advanced to the CIAA Tournament, but were unfortunately eliminated by Fayetteville State on Friday, April 29, 2016. Laricesa was also named Athlete of the Week at VSU during the month of April.

Isaiah also competed in a track meet on Saturday, April 30, 2016 at Norview High School in Norfolk, VA. Stephens placed 1st in shot put, discus and javelin events, earning him three gold medals.  Isaiah threw a PR of 99.08 ½ in the Discus.  He also threw a PR of 138.03 ½ feet in the javelin, breaking his own 2015 National Jr. Olympic Record.

Isaiah, Laricesa and their mother, La-Tina Smith give all the glory and honor to GOD for their achievements.

Isaiah Stephens Ends Perfect Track Season

Lazers Track Club member, Isaiah Stephens, a 5th grader at Belfield Elementary School ended his Indoor Track season with a perfect record, four gold medals in the shot put and a personal best of 39 feet 9 ½ inches.  This was Stephens first year participating in Indoor Track.  The indoor season consisted of four meets which were held at Boo Williams Sportsplex in Hampton, VA.  

Outdoor season has started and Stephens has his work cut out for him.  Due to his birth date, he has moved up to the 11-12 Boys Division, although he is still 10 years old.  Stephens has dominated the shot put and javelin thus far with the Gold this outdoor season.   He has added discus to his participation of events.  He has placed in the top 3 in each meet in the discus.  Stephens’s determination to be #1 in the discus paid off on Saturday at Lakeland High School.  He received Gold medals in shot put, javelin and discus.  Isaiah is coached by Coach Bill Cain and Coach Les Young

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