A track and field throw clinic will be held at Genoa High School, rain or shine, on Apr. 13 from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Cost is $85 per athlete and $50 per coach or parent, who are encouraged to come. Includes sports throw ball for drills, breakfast, and lunch. Registration and breakfast begins at 8:30 a.m.
Woodmore’s Pendleton family will host, including new Genoa throw coach Mike Pendleton and his four daughters, who were all state champions or qualifiers in the discus or shot put.
Emily Pendleton is a two-time Big Ten champion in discus, two-time Big Ten runner-up in discus, 2007 National Gatorade Track and Field Player of the Year, a four-time high school state discus champion, finished second (2007) and fourth (2006) at the state shot put event, was a 2006 and 2007 High School All-American and national champion in the discus, was 2007 Pan Am Games discus champion, and is the all-time Ohio high school state record holder in the discus (183 feet, three inches).
Erin Pendleton is the 2010 Silver Medalist at the Jr. World Meet in Moncton, Canada, the 2010 and 2012 Big Ten champion in the discus, a two-time high school state discus champion and state meet record holder, finished third at the Pan Am Games in Trinadad, Tobago (2009) in the discus, finished third at the state high school meet in the shot put in 2009, fourth in 2008, and second in 2007.
Carly Pendleton was the 2011 Ohio state champion in the discus, the silver medalist at the Ohio state meet in 2010, and a New Balance Outdoor High School All-American in the discus in 2010. Megan Pendleton finished eighth at the Ohio high schools state meet in the discus in 2013 and in 2012, finished 12th.