Community Interest

Sam Schmidt Breaks School Record in 100M

On March 23, 2021, Sam Schmidt, son of Jody and Laura Schmidt of New Melle, set a St. Francis Borgia High School record previously held by David Ruether (Class of 1998) for the 100M.

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Schmidt clocked in at 11.03 at the first track meet of the season in Pacific, MO on Tuesday, then broke his own record three days later on March 26 with a time of 11.01 at the AAA Conference Relays at Cardinal Ritter High School, St. Louis.

Schmidt, a Senior, has played football and competed in track throughout his high school career.  He was a State Qualifier for Track in 2019 as a Sophmore. Last year, when all sports were suspended due to COVID, Schmidt

kept training and working out regularly. He also worked with a personal trainer at The Competitive Edge in Union. His hard work has obviously paid off with record-breaking performances his first two meets of the season. 

Congratulations Sam – and best of luck as the rest of the season unfolds!