On March 7, 2014, Emerald Coast Middle School travelled to Tallahassee to compete in the Big Bend Track Classic Middle School Showdown.  ECMS’s girls and boys teams achieved first place honors. Three students set new meet records at the event - Ally Woodard in the 1600 meter race, Frederik Grosskopf in the 200 meter hurdle, and Owen Welbourn in the 1600 meter race.  ECMS athletes qualifying for the State meet on May 10th at the IMG Academy in Bradenton are as follows:  Ally Woodard in the 1600 meter race, Payton Thede in the triple jump,  Frederik Grosskopf in the 100 and 200 meter hurdles, Jace Eply in the 100 meter hurdles, Joel Wildes in the triple jump and Jon Porter in the high jump.