In two meets earlier in the season Rayvon Grey fell slightly short of Bob Beamon's 50 year old long jump record, but he got it at States in 2016.
In 2016 Alyssa Sandy flew to a 13.45 time at the PSAL championship to break a 13-year-old state record in the 100 meter hurdles. And an hour beforehand, she ran even faster.
In 2015 at New Balance Outdoor Nationals, Rai Benjamin took on the the best in the country and drove the state record below 50.00 for the national crown.
At indoor States in 2018, Shea Weilbaker fought off all late challenges in the 3200m and breezed home for the win.
At the Loucks Games in 2015, Northport's Mikey Brannigan led ten guys across the line in under 9:00 for the 3200m to smash the state record.
In a downpour at Nationals with the rest of the action stopped, Sammy Watson and Rush-Henrietta drove through the deluge to set an all-time US record in the 1600m sprint medley relay.
At Pawling in 2010, a Bronxville team led by Mary Cain and Meredith Rizzo won the battle of reigning state champs over Greenwich in the Class C race.
At the inaugural outdoor Brooks PR Invite in Seattle in 2014, national champ Northport took on the best of the west in the 4xMile and came away with the win and state record.
On her first attempt at Penn Relays in 2015, Marie-Josee Ebwea-Bile soared out more than 42 feet to break an 18 year old state record.
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At Union Endicott States in 2017, Newburgh Free Academy won a tough D1 race and then got the meet record on Saturday.
In 2014 a month before she entered college, Mary Cain gave the US its first ever distance event medal at World Juniors with gold in the 3000m
At Nationals in 2011 among high flying competition, Joran Yamoah skied to 16-8.75 to break the outdoor state PV record for the third time.
At 2013 NBNO, Medgar Evers celebrated the final days of Kadecia Baird's storied career with a state record and national championship.
A final comeback by the anchor in the NBON Nationals in 2010 netted Warwick Valley a silver medal and a state record.
In a new millennium that included pole vaulting for girls, Amy Linnen captured NY's first national crown.
In the spring of 1998, Michelle Kercado launched a lawsuit that opened up the pole vault for New York's girls.
Both Lanae-Tava Thomas and Carlon Hosten completed six sprints races at 2018 CNS States with an unblemished record, and the 200m finals were the capper.
Mary Cain continued her rampage through the record books in 2013 when she dove under 2 minutes for the 800m at the Pre Classic.
Monroe-Woodbury went to New Balance Nationals in June of 2010 and was pushed to a state record in the 1600 sprint medley relay.
Megan Reilly and Katie Lembo were out in front in the Queensbury 2013 States Girls Class A race as FM's pack claimed an 8th straight title.
Walter Henning broke a record that had stood for a quarter century when he made a big shot put heave in his own backyard in 2007.
In 7th at the final turn at World Juniors, Kadecia Baird stormed back to lay down a state record and 5th fastest US 400m of all time.
Elzie Coleman flew out to the Golden West Invite in June 2004 to send NY's 400m mark below 46.0.
In Spain at World Juniors, Brianna Nerud set a national record in the girls 3K that has never been approached.
Fairport's Ben Bulkeley trailed by almost 2 seconds going into the final lap of the States 2017 1K but then turned on the jets off the final turn.
On May 17, 2013, Mary Cain rode with a group of older runners to a 1500m time that smashed her own national record by 6 seconds.
In 2004 Edino Steele headed south and sprinted to a state record in his "other" event, the 100m.
Fayetteville-Manlius found a silver lining in a 2nd place at Nationals in 2011 as they set a state record in the DMR.
At the Section 2 State Qualifiers in 2001, Dan Olson launched himself on a journey to 7-3 and returned to earth with a new state record.