Christian Buckman qualifies for Hershey’s Track and Field Games North American Finals

first_imgChristian Buckmanby Tracy McCue, Sumner Newscow — Christian Buckman, the son of Chris and Joann Buckman of Wellington, is one of five Kansas youth to participate in the Hershey’s Track and Field Games North American Final in Hershey, Penn.The track meet, sponsored by the company of the same name, has been a national track meet for 37 years. It will be held August 2 at the Henry Hershey Field on the campus of Milton Hershey School.Buckman qualified in the 400 meters as a 12-year-old.He has so far had an extremely successful career in the running circuit.Buckman won the 2013 Hershey’s Kansas State Championship in the 400 meters and 2014 Hershey’s Kansas State Championship in the 200 and 400 meters. In the state meet in Salina, Buckman finished first in the age 11-12 boys  200 meter dash with a 29.35 time, beating out the second place competitor Ethan Schultze at 29.95.In the 400 meter dash, Buckman finished first with a 1:05.79 in ages 11-12.Buckman also participated in the 400 meter run at the USATF National Junior Olympics in North Carolina in the summer of 2013.He will be leaving on an all expense paid trip on July 31 and returning Aug. 3.Meet results and award photos for this year’s Hershey meet will be available on the www.USATF.org.Buckman will be entering the seventh grade at the Wellington Middle School.Follow us on Twitter. Close Forgot password? Please put in your email: Send me my password! Close message Login This blog post All blog posts Subscribe to this blog post’s comments through… RSS Feed Subscribe via email Subscribe Subscribe to this blog’s comments through… RSS Feed Subscribe via email Subscribe Follow the discussion Comment (1) Logging you in… Close Login to IntenseDebate Or create an account Username or Email: Password: Forgot login? Cancel Login Close WordPress.com Username or Email: Password: Lost your password? Cancel Login Dashboard | Edit profile | Logout Logged in as Admin Options Disable comments for this page Save Settings Sort by: Date Rating Last Activity Loading comments… You are about to flag this comment as being inappropriate. Please explain why you are flagging this comment in the text box below and submit your report. The blog admin will be notified. Thank you for your input. +2 Vote up Vote down Betty Zeka · 318 weeks ago Congrats, Christian! Enjoy the experience in Hershey and good luck! Report Reply 0 replies · active 318 weeks ago Post a new comment Enter text right here! Comment as a Guest, or login: Login to IntenseDebate Login to WordPress.com Login to Twitter Go back Tweet this comment Connected as (Logout) Email (optional) Not displayed publicly. Name Email Website (optional) Displayed next to your comments. Not displayed publicly. If you have a website, link to it here. Posting anonymously. Tweet this comment Submit Comment Subscribe to None Replies All new comments Comments by IntenseDebate Enter text right here! Reply as a Guest, or login: Login to IntenseDebate Login to WordPress.com Login to Twitter Go back Tweet this comment Connected as (Logout) Email (optional) Not displayed publicly. Name Email Website (optional) Displayed next to your comments. Not displayed publicly. If you have a website, link to it here. Posting anonymously. Tweet this comment Cancel Submit Comment Subscribe to None Replies All new commentslast_img