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Confidence, aggressiveness, a willingness to work hard and be a student of the event -- these are just some of the traits you need in order to be a successful thrower.
THROWS COACHES
Lisa Charles, Bianca Mata, Steve Staskiewicz, Steve Ziemba

The coaches can help coach the glide and spin techniques in the shot, but we can't help you learn this technique:  shot1  shot2  shot3.

Fitness for Throwing with torso exercises and event-specific lifts Practice your technique here:  The Javelin Throw  The Hammer Throw

2017 SEASON
Results (as of June 25, 2017)
SEASON BESTS
( ) = all-time Flyer top 10 ranking
National Youth Outdoor
qualifying
marks in bold
17-18 Boys Shot (12 lb) Javelin (800 g)
Zachary Hangman 34' 10" 131' 3"
Jackson McVea 83' 2"
17-18 Girls Discus (1 kg) Javelin (600 g) Hammer (4 kg)
Kennedy Gochenour 119' 9" 113' 4" 75' 5" (10)
Haley Miller 57' 4"
15-16 Girls Shot (4 kg) Discus (1 kg) Javelin (600 g) Hammer (4 kg)
Eliana Akough 41' 4" (4) 114' 0" (9) 73' 3" (10)
Milee Young 35' 8" (7) 111' 3" (10) 84' 4" 86' 5" (4)
13-14 Boys Shot (4 kg) Discus (1 kg) Javelin (600 g)
Tyler Wilson 38' 6" 134' 11" 126' 2" (6)
Ian Klimowicz 39' 5" 110' 0"
Andrew Schmitz 26' 3" 89' 8" 86' 1"
Jacoby Long 24' 7" 72' 0" 64' 3"
Wyatt Gilli 20' 6" 71' 2"
13-14 Girls Shot (6 lb) Javelin (600 g)
Elise Bruggeman 27' 0" 69' 4"
Madeline Kunz 18' 3" 60' 1"
11-12 Boys Shot (6 lb) Discus (1 kg) Aero-Javelin (450 g)
Jace Maness 25' 7" 74' 6" (9) 78' 2" (1)
Tyler Laughlin 25' 8" 62' 8"
Aiden Cunningham 18' 7" 43' 4"
11-12 Girls Shot (6 lb) Discus (1 kg) Aero-Javelin (450 g)
Katharine Beachler 29' 6" (8) 64' 2" 85' 10" (1)
Ava Akough 29' 5" (9) 59' 4"
Elle Heckenlively 27' 11" 78' 7" (2)
Aubrey Morrison 25' 7" 57' 4"
Rachael Chambers 23' 6"
9-10 Boys Shot (6 lb) Mini-Javelin (300 g)
Jack Chambers 25' 5" (4) 74' 1" (7)
Ethan Cunningham 14' 8" 59' 3"
John Gilmore 33' 0"
9-10 Girls Shot (6 lb) Mini-Javelin (300 g)
Sophia Scott 23' 1" (6) 94' 11" (1)
Mari Keuck 14' 9"
8 & Under Boys Shot (2 kg) Mini-Javelin (300 g)
Jack Robertson 12' 2" (6) 39' 4" (4)
Donovan Scott 35' 6" (5)
Maze Moriyama 24' 5" (6)
Dieghton Jones 10' 6" (8)
8 & Under Girls Shot (2 kg) Mini-Javelin (300 g)
Madison Charles 16' " (3) 39' 0" (3)

CORNHUSKER FLYER THROWERS 1991-2017


FLYER THROWERS ON THE INTERNET
Katelyn Gochenour (2007-14)  4/1/14  7/10/11  9/12/10  8/11/10  7/4/10  7/2/10  5/18/10 
Cody Snyder (2005-09)  4/10/12  4/6/12  2/17/12  5/3/10  2/4/10  5/30/09 
Cody Bahrke (2006-08)  4/25/11  3/23/10  5/6/09  2/13/09  5/18/08 
Josh Kage (2001-08)  9/25/10  2/27/09 
Samantha Musil (2003-06)  4/9/10  7/7/07  6/28/07  6/8/07  4/27/07  6/30/06  6/7/06  5/22/06  5/4/06  4/12/06  5/23/05 
Jenny Svoboda (2000-05)  5/6/08  1/17/08  6/11/07 
Bobby Musil (2000-03)  5/26/06  2/4/05 


IN MEMORIAM

Kenton Kobza (2014-15)

Charlsie Morris (2007-08)

Drew Staskiewicz (2007-08, 2011)

Rachel Wade (1997-2000)



Shot THROWING WEB-SITES
Canadian Throwers Page
Long & Strong Throwers Page
The Ring
Throw Farther
Throw 1 Deep
How javelins are made
Garth Brooks throwing the javelin
How not to throw the javelin
How not to throw the hammer


Discus Javelin

2016 SEASON
Results


2015 SEASON
Results


2014 SEASON
Results


2013 SEASON
Results


2012 SEASON
Results


2011 SEASON
Results


2010 SEASON
Results


2009 SEASON
Results


2008 SEASON
Results


2007 SEASON
Results

Pictures
Click for larger picture Nebraska Association Awards Dinner - Ralston, Nebraska
Left to right, front row: BG Samantha Waldron, BB Aaron Blanchard, BG McKenzie Roberts, BG Taylor Heim - Back row: Coach Darwin Gushard, YM Cody Bahrke, YW Bianca Mata, IB Josh Kage, YB Alex Beideck, Coach Debra Kage

Click for larger picture Cornhusker Flyers Awards Dinner - Ralston, Nebraska
Left to right, front row: YB Jon Williams, BB Aaron Blanchard, BG McKenzie Roberts, BG Taylor Heim, YG Clara Nichols - Back row: Coach Darwin Gushard, YB Alex Beideck, YW Bianca Mata, IB Josh Kage, YM Cody Bahrke, YG Charlsie Morris, Coach Debra Kage

Click for larger picture USAFT National Youth Outdoor Championships - Lisle, Illinois
Left to right, front row: BB Aaron Blanchard, BG Taylor Heim, YG Clara Nichols, YW Bianca Mata - Back row: Coach Darwin Gushard, MB Wiley Nichols, YB Jon Williams, IB Josh Kage, YB Alex Beideck, Coach Debra Kage


2006 SEASON
Results

Pictures
Click for larger picture Cornhusker Flyers Awards Dinner - Ralston, Nebraska
Left to right, front row: BB Nick Falcon, BG Taylor Heim, BG Samantha Waldron, MG Morgan Liedke, BG Savannah Ernst, YG Amber Long - Back row: Coach Debra Kage, YW Megan Meisinger, YG Kaylee Gress, IB Cody Bahrke, IG Bianca Mata, YB Alex Beideck, Coach Darwin Gushard

Click for larger picture USAFT National Junior Olympic Championships - Baltimore, Maryland
Left to right: YB Cody Snyder, YW Samantha Musil, YM Jack Heiman, Coach Darwin Gushard

Click for larger picture USAFT National Youth Outdoor Championships - Greensboro, North Carolina
Left to right, front row: MG Morgan Liedke, YG Kaylee Gress, IG Bianca Mata, BG Taylor Heim, YW Samantha Musil, BG Samantha Waldron, YW Megan Meisinger, IG Avery Dennis, YB Jon Williams - Back row: Coach Darwin Gushard, IB Seth Sejkora, IB Cody Bahrke, YM Jack Heiman, YM Max McShane, IB Josh Kage, IB John Musil, YB Alex Beideck, Coach Debra Kage

Five Flyer throwers competed at the 2006 Nebraska and Iowa state meets.


2005 SEASON
Results

Pictures
Click for larger picture Cornhusker Flyers Awards Dinner - Ralston, Nebraska
Left to right, front row: BG Morgan Liedke, MG Amber Long, IG Bianca Mata, MB Tyler Wilson, MB Jon Williams, MB Alex Beideck - Back row: Coach Darwin Gushard, IB B.J. Kuxhausen, YM Brad Kuxhausen, YM Max McShane, YW Jenny Svoboda, YB Josh Kage, Coach Debra Kage

Click for larger picture USAFT National Youth Outdoor Championships - Knoxville, Tennessee
Left to right, front row: MB Jon Williams, IG Bianca Mata, YW Samantha Musil, YW Jenny Svoboda, YW Jordan Bieranowski - Middle row: Coach Debra Kage, YM Matt Schmailzl, YW Kacie Beachler, Coach Darwin Gushard - Back row: YB Josh Kage, YM Max McShane, IB John Musil

Four Flyer throwers qualified for the 2005 Nebraska high school state track meet at Burke High School Friday, May 20 and Saturday, May 21.


2004 SEASON
Results

Pictures
Click for larger picture USAFT National Junior Olympic Championships - Eugene, Oregon
Left to right, front row: MB Hadley Sejkora, MB Jon Williams, YG Bianca Mata - Middle row: YB John Musil, YB Seth Sejkora, IB Matt Schmailzl, Coach Darwin Gushard - Back row: IG Samantha Musil, IG Jenny Svoboda, YW Clare Voigtlander

Click for larger picture USAFT National Youth Outdoor Championships - Baltimore, Maryland
Left to right, front row: YG Bianca Mata, YW Krissy DeRouchey, MG Kaylee Gress - Middle row: MB Jon Williams, YW Jordan Bieranowski, YW Clare Voigtlander, IG Samantha Musil - Back row: IG Jenny Svoboda, IB Max McShane, IB Matt Schmailzl, IB Brad Kuxhausen, YB Seth Sejkora, YB John Musil, Coach Darwin Gushard

Four Flyer throwers qualified for the 2004 Nebraska high school state track meet at Burke High School Friday, May 21 and Saturday, May 22.


2003 SEASON
Results

Pictures
Click for larger picture USAFT Region VIII Junior Olympic Championships - St. Paul, MN
Left to right, front row: IG Kacie Beachler, YB Kevin Crowell, IG Krissy DeRouchey - Back row: IG Samantha Musil, IB Brad Kuxhausen, IB Max McShane, IB Jeff Carne, IB Matt Schmailzl

Click for larger picture USAFT National Youth Athletic Championships - Buffalo, New York
Left to right, front row: IG Jenny Svoboda, MB Josh Kage, BB Jon Williams, IG Krissy DeRouchey, IG Clare Voigtlander, MG Brittani Bates-LaBat - Back row: Coach Debra Kage, YB Kevin Crowell, IB Jeff Carne, YM Bobby Musil, IG Samantha Musil, Coach Darwin Gushard

Five Flyer throwers qualified for the 2003 Nebraska high school state track meet at Burke High School Friday, May 23 and Saturday, May 24.


2002 SEASON
Results

Pictures
Click for larger picture USAFT National Youth Athletic Championships - Miami, Florida
Left to right, front row: IG Jordan Bieranowski, YG Samantha Musil (Beatrice T.C.), YG Jenny Svoboda, IG Krissy DeRouchey - Back row: YW Alicia Wiese, YW Jenny Glodowski, YM Bobby Musil, YB Michael Musil (Beatrice T.C.), coach Darwin Gushard


2001 SEASON
Results

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USAFT National Junior Olympic Championships - Sacramento, CA
Left to right, front row: YG Jenny Svoboda, YW Abby Emsick, YG Krissy DeRouchey, MB Kevin Crowell - Back row: YB Jeff Carne, coach Darwin Gushard, IB Bobby Musil

Click for larger picture USAFT National Youth Athletic Championships - Decatur, Illinois
Left to right, front row: YG Krissy DeRouchey - Back row: MB Kevin Crowell, YB Jeff Carne, coach Darwin Gushard, IB Bobby Musil, YG Jenny Svoboda, IB decathlete Luke Burson

Six Flyer throwers qualified for their 2001 state high school track meet -- five in Nebraska and one in Iowa.  results


2000 SEASON
Results

Pictures
Click for larger picture Cornhusker Flyers Awards Dinner - Ralston, Nebraska
Left to right, front row: YW Abby Emsick, YG Krissy DeRouchey, MG Jenny Svoboda - Back row: YW Lisa Beachler, coach Darwin Gushard


Click for larger picture USAFT National Junior Olympic Championships - Buffalo, New York
Left to right: YG Krissy DeRouchey, coach Darwin Gushard, YW Jen DeRouchey, MG Jenny Svoboda


Click for larger picture USAFT National Youth Athletic Championships - Decatur, Illinois
Left to right, front row: BB Logan Wilson - Middle row: IG Melissa DeRouchey, YW Jen DeRouchey, MG Krissy DeRouchey - Back row: IB Bobby Musil, coach Darwin Gushard


1999 SEASON
Results

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Click for larger picture Cornhusker Flyers Awards Dinner - Ralston, Nebraska
Left to right, front row: MG Kacie Beachler, MG Krissy DeRouchey, MG Whitney Sandene, IG Abby Emsick - Back row: IG Natalie Craig, YW Lisa Beachler, YW Jen DeRouchey, YW Leslie Schmailzl, YB Andy Schmailzl, coach Darwin Gushard


1998 SEASON
Results

Pictures
Click for larger picture Cornhusker Flyers Awards Dinner - Ralston, Nebraska
Left to right, front row: YW Melissa DeSantiago, IG Leslie Schmailzl, IG Abby Emsick, YG Ashley Miller, BG Morgan Beachler - Back row: YM Rob Voigtlander, YM Cody Goodrich, YM Steve Ziemba, IG Lisa Beachler, YW Jenny DeRouchey, coach Darwin Gushard
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USAFT National Junior Olympic Championships - Seattle, Washington
Left to right, front row: YW Jenny DeRouchey, coach Darwin Gushard, YW Melissa DeSantiago - Back row: YM Cody Goodrich, YM Steve Ziemba, YM Rob Voigtlander

Click for larger picture USAFT National Youth Athletic Championships - Spokane, Washington
Left to right, front row: MG Krissy DeRouchey, IG Leslie Schmailzl - Second row: YW Jenny DeRouchey, IG Abby Emsick - Third row: IG Rachel Wade, YW Melissa DeSantiago - Back row: coach Darwin Gushard, YM Rob Voigtlander


1997 SEASON
Results

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USAFT National Junior Olympic Championships - Baton Rouge, LA
Left to right, front row: BG Whitney Sandene, YW Melissa DeSantiago, YG Abby Emsick, IG Jenny DeRouchey - Back row: coach Darwin Gushard, YM Steve Ziemba
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USAFT Region VIII Junior Olympic Championships - Madison, WI
Left to right, front row: YW Karen Koch, YW Melissa DeSantiago - Back row: coach Darwin Gushard, YM Steve Ziemba

Click for larger picture USAFT National Youth Athletic Championships - Orlando, Florida
Left to right, front row: YW Karen Koch, YW Melissa DeSantiago, IG Jenny DeRouchey - Back row: IB Matt Boyle, coach Darwin Gushard, YM Jeff Bannister, YM David Slack, YM Steve Ziemba


1996 SEASON
Results

Pictures
Click for larger picture USAFT National Junior Olympic Championships - Houston, Texas
Left to right, front row: IB Cory Crouse - Middle row: IG Melissa DeSantiago, IG Lisa Kerns (unattached), IG Karen Koch - Back row: YM David Slack, YM Steve Ziemba, coach Darwin Gushard

Click for larger picture USAFT Region VIII Junior Olympic Championships - St. Paul, MN
Left to right, front row: YM Steve Ziemba - Middle row: IG Karen Koch, YG Leslie Schmailzl, IB Cory Crouse, YG Abby Emsick - Back row: YG Lisa Beachler, YM David Slack, IG Melissa DeSantiago, coach Darwin Gushard, YW Becky Beachler


1995 SEASON
Results
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Pictures
USAFT National Junior Olympic Championships - San Jose, California
Left to right: IG Melissa DeSantiago, coach Darwin Gushard, YG Jenny DeRouchey, IG Karen Koch

Click for larger picture USAFT National Youth Athletic Championships - Joplin, Missouri
Left to right, front row: BG Katie Woolley, IG Melissa DeSantiago, IG Karen Koch - Back row: YB Matt Boyle, IB Steve Ziemba, coach Darwin Gushard, YM Warren Whitted


1994 SEASON
Results

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Click for larger picture USAFT National Junior Olympic Championships - Gainesville, Florida
Left to right: YM Warren Whitted, coach Darwin Gushard, YG Karen Koch


1993 SEASON
Results

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Click for larger picture USAFT National Youth Athletic Championships - Houston, Texas
Left to right: YB Steve Ziemba, coach Darwin Gushard, IB Warren Whitted


1992 SEASON
Results

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Click for larger picture TAC National Youth Athletic Championships - Auburn, Alabama
Left to right: YW Uta Lenhardt, MG Karen Koch, coach Darwin Gushard, IB Warren Whitted


1991 SEASON
Results

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Click for larger picture TAC National Youth Athletic Championships - Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Left to right: MG Laura Chapo, coach Darwin Gushard, YB Justin Dryden