Rockford’s Birkmeier signs letter of intent with MSU

Parents Mike and Judy Birkmeier, along with Coach Kevin Patterson, observe Sarah Birkmeier signing with Michigan State University.

The best female high school pole vaulter ever in the state of Michigan has signed a letter of intent to jump for Michigan State University. Senior Sarah Birkmeier has set every record imaginable in her three years at Rockford High School. Among her accomplishments are: School Record 13’, Conference Record 12’1”, Grand Rapids Area Record […]

Pole vaulter Birkmeier sets state record—again

Sarah Birkmeier is the first girl from Michigan to jump 13 feet. Coach Kevin Patterson originally thought it wouldn’t happen until next year.

  Rockford High School junior Sarah Birkmeier has done it again. Competing in the MHSAA Division I state track and field meet at East Kentwood High School on May 30, Birkmeier jumped an incredible 13 feet even to capture her second straight state championship. Her record jump beat the previous Division I state meet record […]

Sarah Birkmeier Vaults State Record

Sarah Birkmeier sets state record.

Sarah Birkmeier, Rockford Junior, set an all time State of Michigan record in the Pole Vault on Tuesday, March 24at GVSU.  After tying her own Indoor State Record by jumping 12′ 6″, Sarah then cleared 12′ 8″ to set an all time record for Indoor or Outdoor performances.  Sarah recently won the 2009 Indoor State […]