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Sommer commits to Johns Hopkins!!!

Another Senior Viking has committed to run next year! Senior Kevin Sommer will be attending Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore next fall and will run for their track & field team. Great job and good luck Kevin !!! 

Tavaglione a top NJ freshman runner!!!!

Our own Jack Tavaglione has been named a top 25 freshman runner, not once, but twice by NJ Milesplit!!! Jack is currently ranked 17th in the 1600m and 5th in the 3200m. Wow, way to go Jack! You have made a huge impact for both our XC and T&F teams and we are all very proud of you. Good luck the next few weeks! We are rooting for you!

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Thank you for supporting our car wash!!!

Thank you to all of the athletes and volunteers that came out yesterday to make our team car wash a great success! It was wonderful seeing two full teams working together to wash all those cars. Everyone did a great job and we raised a nice amount of money despite the rough start to the weather. It was a great day to wash like a Vike!!!

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Congratulations to our Girls' DMR team!

Congratulations to the Voorhees Girls' DMR team of Lauren Wagner, Rachel Rosales, Emily Sell and Emma McGill for taking 10th place at the Penn Relays yesterday with a time of 12:05.81 !!! That was a new PR by 14 seconds for these girls! There were 18 schools overall, 5 from NJ. The Viking ladies were the 2nd NJ school, finishing ahead of North Hunterdon! Great job girls!

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Katrina Spratford '08 wins gold at Penn Relays!!!


Eleven years after graduating from VHS, Katie Spratford is still bringing home the gold! Now 28 years old and living in Woonsocket, RI, Katie won the Womens' 5000m event at the Penn Relays on Thursday night with a time of 16:02.34. The field included 63 runners from all over the US. 


Katie is representing NE Distance, a New England based 501(c)(3) non-profit organization with a unique dual mission to promote health and well-being among children while providing support to post-collegiate athletes on a training path to top-level competition.


While at Voorhees, Katie was a founding member of the legendary XC/T&F teams coached by Justina Cassavell. Along with teammates Melanie Thompson, Katherine Petruzzellis and Collette Whitney, Katie   helped the girls' XC team win the 2007 MOC and place 13th nationally at the Nike Team Nationals in Portland, Oregon.  At the 2008 Outdoor MOC, she finished 10th in the 3200m.


After graduating from VHS, Katie had an illustrious career at Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania where she was an 8-time All-American. In 2012 she was the PSAC Women’s Cross Country Champion and a year later she was the 2013 Shippensburg Female Athlete of the Year. Katie graduated cum laude from Shippensburg in 2013 with a Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science and sought to continue post-collegiate racing.


Since joining the NE Distance team five years ago, Katie has continued to excel as she has posted numerous personal bests and ascended through the ranks of US distance runners. In her first few years with the team, she set several personal records in indoor and outdoor track by running 4:54.07 for the mile at the 2015 USATF New England Indoor Track & Field Championship, 16:08 for 5,000m at the 2015 Adrian Martinez Classic, and 33:10.50 for 10,000m at the 2015 Stanford Invitational.


However, Katie's most impressive feats as an NE Distance Elite athlete have undoubtedly come in cross country. Since 2016, Katie has earned finishes of 12th, 13th, 9th, and 7th at USATF Club and National Cross Country Championships. As a result of those great performances, Katie has been selected to compete for Team USA in international competition four times, most notably finishing 8th and 10th at the NACAC Cross Country Championships in 2017 and 2018, respectively.


When not training, Katie is eager to be a role model for the children of Woonsocket, and to give back to the community she now calls her home. She has fully embraced the Woonsocket community and looks forward to the next cross country season! Way to go Katie! You are a true Viking role model and make all of us back here in Hunterdon county proud of you!

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The spring Track & Field season has begun! Please pay your club dues!

The 2019 spring Track and Field season is here! Visit the Track Page to view the meet and event schedule. Please use the Pay Dues link below to pay the Booster Club dues. You may use Paypal or your credit card. More information about club dues can be found further down on this homepage.

Please also use the Sign-up link at the bottom of this page to be added to our email list. We don't send a lot of emails, but when we do, it's usually to inform parents of important news quickly.

McConnell commits to Bates College!

Senior Daniel McConnell will be attending Bates College in Maine next fall and will run for both their cross country and track & field teams. Way to go Daniel!!



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Lauren Wagner signs with American University!

Senior Lauren Wagner will be attending American University in Washington , DC, this fall and will run for both their cross country and track & field teams. Way to go, Lauren!!!!

About Us

Booster Club Mission and Organization

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To establish an educational and supportive environment for the young men and women of the Voorhees Cross Country and Track & Field teams by providing financial support, administrative assistance, coordination of social activities and philanthropic efforts. 

Our booster club is a 501c3 nonprofit organization that supports Voorhees High School’s Cross Country and Track & Field Programs. Although the North Hunterdon-Voorhees Regional High School district provides the majority of the financial resources needed to assist athletes and coaches alike in a program as successful as Voorhees’s, the role of the booster club is to provide additional financial and volunteering support to both the Cross Country and the Track & Field teams.

The booster club hosts, coordinates, and covers the financial cost of numerous functions and initiatives throughout the school year for athletes and their parents. In order to do so, the booster club collects membership dues, participates in fundraising events, and encourages an active parental involvement. Your level of support has a direct impact on the success of all of our athletes! 

XC Membership Fees: $80

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     Benefits

  • Athletes' End of Season Banquet Fee
  • Senior athletes End of Season gifts
  • End of Season coaches' gifts
  • Parent t-shirt
  • Team car magnet

Track and Field Membership Fees: $80

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     Benefits

  • Athletes' End of Season Banquet Fee
  • Senior athletes End of Season gifts
  • End of Season coaches' gifts
  • Parent t-shirt
  • Team car magnet

Booster Club Services & Programs

Services

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  • Supports additional equipment needs
  • Organizes and promotes philanthropic and fundraising events
  • Organizes hospitality for athletes and coaches during races and pasta parties
  • Coordinates the sale of team apparel 

Programs

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  • Pre-season Booster Club meetings
  • End of Season Awards Banquets
  • Fundraising Events
  • T&F Snack Shack
  • Pasta Parties (XC season only)

Support the Booster Club today!!

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Pay your booster club dues or make a charitable donation today using the Paypal button below!

Help Support Our Booster Club

Your dues and charitable contributions will enable us to support the needs of both our athletes and coaches. 

Pay with PayPal or a debit/credit card

Vikings still on the Run !!!!

Brendan McGill

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Brendan is a junior at Bucknell University, majoring in political science and economics. He competes on the XC team and runs the 800, 1,500 and 3,000 meter events on their track & field team.

Matt Vira

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Matt is a junior at Bucknell University, majoring in political science and economics. He competes on the XC team and runs the 3,000 and 5,000 meter, and steeplechase events on their track & field team.

Evan Minor

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Evan is a sophomore at Bucknell University, majoring in economics and German. He competes on the XC team and runs the mile, 1,500, 3,000 and 10,000 meter events on their track & field team.

Chris Thompson

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Chris is a senior at Columbia University, majoring in economics. He competes on the XC team and runs the mile, 1,500 , 3,000, and 5,000 meter events on their track & field team.

Nick Raefski

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Nick is a junior at Fordham University, majoring in economics. He competes on the XC team and runs the mile, 3,000, 5,000 and 10,000 meter events on their track & field team.

Robert Whitney

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Robert is a junior at Cornell University, majoring in civil engineering. He competes on the XC team and runs the DMR, 3,000 and 5,000 meter events on their track & field team.

Meaghan Driscoll

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Meaghan is a senior at Desales University, majoring in Sports & Exercise Physiololgy. She competes on the XC team and runs the mile, 1,000m, 5,000m and 4x800m events on their track & field team.

Erin McLaughlin

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Erin is a senior at Clemson University, majoring in engineering. She competes on both their cross country and track & field teams.

Eleanor Brakewood

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Eleanor is a senior at Bowdoin College, majoring in art history, with a minor in biology. She runs the 400m, 800m, 4x400m and the 4x800m for their track & field team.

Nick Cregar

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Nick is a junior at Moravian College, majoring in physical therapy. He competes on the football team and throws javelin for their track and field team. 

Alainna Sharp

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Alainna is a freshman at the University of Maine and will be competing on their track and field team this winter and spring.

Chris Romero

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Chris is a freshman at the University of Pennsylvania, competing for both their cross country and track and field teams.

Chad Belick

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Chad is a freshman at New York University majoring in business. He throws shot put and javelin for their track & field team this winter and spring. 

Jack Memoli

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Jack is a freshman at Bucknell University and is competing on their track & field team this winter and spring 

Nicole Cassavell

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Nicole is a freshman at the University of Rhode Island majoring in textile and design. She competes for both their cross country and track and field programs. 

Kevin Sommer

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Kevin will be attending Johns Hopkins University next fall and will be competing on their track and field teams. 

Lauren Wagner

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Lauren will be attending American University next fall and will be competing on both their cross country and track and field teams.

Daniel McConnell

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Daniel will be attending Bates College next fall and will be competing on both their cross country and track & field teams.

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