Rochester’s Handler leads State-meet Performances

 Something about close finishes and Brook Handler seem to go hand in hand. The last time Handler, now a senior at Rochester High, was involved in a close finish, it came in the final 100 meters of the 3,200-meter relay at Rockford High School, site of the Division 1 track and field state championships this past June. Handler was the anchor leg of that relay that finished in 9:05.07, which was not only the state championship, but the all-division state-meet record. She was back at it … [Read more...]

Run Like the Wind Rochester!

Rochester High School's Brook Handler has posted several first-place finishes. Yet in cross-country, the all-stater has never broken the tape … until Tuesday. Handler, a senior from Rochester, cruised to a win at the first of three OAA Red Division jamborees, posting a 18:51 clocking and winning by some 24 seconds at Bloomer Park in Rochester. Handler was second at the league meet and regional to All-American teammate Megan Goethals last season. Now, she is amongst the state’s top runners … [Read more...]