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Eastern Region Meet Coverage: Morrison breaks LoJo\'s record! Clears 17-6.50 in PV! May 27, 2006

History was made at the 2006 Eastern Region Meet in a chase and dream that has been going on all spring in the mind of Great Bridge senior Mike Morrison in breaking the school, regional, and state record held by former Great Bridge star and Olympian Lawrence Johnson. Morrison\'s dream was achieved on Saturday at the regional meet held at Todd Stadium in Newport News as he cleared a height of 17\'6.50\" on his first attempt to break the old mark. The clearance also put him just outside of the US top ten all-time as the tenth best mark stands at 17\'7\". Morrison nearly made his way into the top ten list as his last two attempts at 18 and a half put him over the bar, before knocking it over. Video and pictures of this incredible performance are listed below. Morrison Photo Gallery - 92 images to capture the historic moment. Morrison Video Clip - High quality video of all six of Morrison\'s attempts Eastern Region Meet Photo Gallery - Over 1,600 photos posted. Eastern Region Video Clips - To be posted soon. Click on header link above for complete meet summary. We will be making our best attempt over the next few days to summarize and recap all of the great performances that have been recorded this past week (and there are plenty just looking at the results!).

\"A Good Day To Be Mike Morrison\" Photo Gallery May 27, 2006

Photos taken by Brandon Miles from the 2006 Eastern Region Meet of an historical and remarkable achievement by Great Bridge senior Mike Morrison as he cleared 17 feet and 6 1/2 inches to break the school record held by Olympian Lawrence Johnson, which also stood as a state record and regional meet record. Photos include Morrison\'s two previous clears before the epic clearance, THE CLEARANCE, all 3 of his attempts at a height of 18 1/2 feet, and the post celebration shots.

Eastern Region Meet Photo Gallery - Girls 800 May 30, 2006

Photos taken by Brandon Miles of the girls 800 meter run from the 2006 Eastern Region Meet held at Todd Stadium in Newport News, Virginia on Friday and Saturday, May 26th and 27th.

Eastern Region Meet Photo Gallery - Boys 4x400 May 30, 2006

Photos taken by Brandon Miles of the boys 4x400 meter relay from the 2006 Eastern Region Meet held at Todd Stadium in Newport News, Virginia on Friday and Saturday, May 26th and 27th.

Eastern Region Meet Photo Gallery - Boys 1600 May 30, 2006

Photos taken by Brandon Miles of the boys 1600 meter run from the 2006 Eastern Region Meet held at Todd Stadium in Newport News, Virginia on Friday and Saturday, May 26th and 27th.

Eastern Region Meet Photo Gallery - Hurdle Finals May 30, 2006

Photos taken by Brandon Miles of the girls 100 and boys 110 meter hurdle finals from the 2006 Eastern Region Meet held at Todd Stadium in Newport News, Virginia on Friday and Saturday, May 26th and 27th.

Video: Record breaking day of Mike Morrison May 27, 2006

Video clip of Mike Morrison\'s attempts in the pole vault competition at the 2006 Eastern Region Meet held at Todd Stadium on Saturday, May 27th, which include his US #1, school record, regional meet, and state record clearance of 17\'6.50\". Which means...NO VIRGINIAN HAS EVER VAULTED HIGHER! The video is of higher quality than usual video clips on the site to better capture this special moment in Virginia high school track and field history.

Eastern Region Meet Photo Gallery - Boys Pole Vault May 30, 2006

Photos taken by Brandon Miles of the boys pole vault (excluding Morrison\'s attempts, which is a separate gallery) from the 2006 Eastern Region Meet held at Todd Stadium in Newport News on Friday and Saturday, May 26th and 27th.

Eastern Region Meet Photo Gallery - Boys 800 May 30, 2006

Photos taken by Brandon Miles of the boys 800 meter run from the 2006 Eastern Region Meet held at Todd Stadium in Newport News, Virginia on Friday and Saturday, May 26th and 27th.

Eastern Region Meet Photo Gallery - Boys 3200 May 30, 2006

Photos taken by Brandon Miles of the boys 3200 meter run from the 2006 Eastern Region Meet held at Todd Stadium in Newport News, Virginia on Friday and Saturday, May 26th and 27th.

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