Poland Invitational Senior Spotlight-Jahniya Bowers-Youngstown East

I have been around track and field for 25 plus years and have seen quite a few lady sprinters; LaShaunte Moore, Aaeron Payne, Mahogany Jones, and yes Abby Steiner. I would put Jahniya Bowers in that elite category. I have watched Jahniya since she was a freshman and have seen this young lady develop into […]

Poland Invitational Senior Spotlight-Vincent Mauri-Howland

An outstanding senior will be making his final appearance at the 24th Poland Invitational, Vincent “Vinny”  Mauri has had an outstanding record-setting career at Howland High School. Vincent has signed with Arizona State University to run track and cross country. Among his many accomplishments at Howland Vinny is a 3 time qualifier in cross country, […]

Poland Invitational 2019-April 27, 2019

The 24th Poland Invitational will be held on Saturday, April 27, 2019 at 9:00 am. The meet will be held at Poland Seminary High School Stadium, 3199 Dobbins Road, Poland, OH 44514. If your teams plan to attend, please register online here. Deadline for entries and payment of entry fees is April 15, 2019.

Good Luck Maggie Sebest at State CC

For the third time in her Poland cross country Maggie Sebest has qualified for the state cross country meet this weekend at National Trail Raceways in Hebron, Ohio. Maggie qualified in 2014, 2015 and this year. She was 18th at the regional meet at Boardman last Saturday in a time of 19:34:53.  She was 5th […]

Lightning Strikes at Poland

The long range weather forecast for Saturday April 29th indicated 84 degrees and sunny skies.  But as the meet date approached the weather changed to scattered thunderstorms and showers and 64 degrees. Things got rolling well at Poland Saturday until the 3rd heat of the boys semi finals in the 200 when lightning hit and […]

2017 Poland Invitational Track & Field Classic-April 29, 2017

ONLINE ENTRY INSTRUCTIONS FOR 2017 The 2017 22nd Poland Invitational Track & Field Classic will be held at Poland Seminary Stadium Saturday, April 29, 2017 beginning at 9:15 a.m. If you haven’t already registered your team(s) for this meet you can do so now at www.polandinvitational.com. Teams already entered can be viewed at this web […]

Poland Track Loses Its Best Fan

Poland Track and Field lost, in my opinion, its most loyal and long-time fan Wednesday December 21 when Jimmy Berroteran died. Jimmy, ( as I called him) as long as I have been associated with track and field,was one you could always expect to see at local track meets.  Whether it was the Poland Invitational, the […]

Mid-Season Tune-Up For State Bound Track Athletes at Poland Invitational

Race Videos The competition was brisk at the 21st Poland Invitational as athletes from all three divisions with a mind on the state track meet competed. The team championship trophies went to Beaumont girls and the Austintown Fitch Falcon boys. Beaumont was led by Mia Cannata who had 4 first place finishes, the 100, 200, […]

2015 State Performing Athletes Return to Poland Invitational

Aisha Jackson of Warren J. Harding (pictured above)Placed 5th at the State Meet Last Year This year as in the past, the Poland Invitational will feature athletes who distinguished themselves at last year’s State Track Meet. These returning performers are as follows: DIVISION 1: Warren G. Harding Girls: Division 1 100 meters –  Justice Richardson […]