Articles Archive

  • WATCH Mary Cain win World Junior 3K title at Hayward Field

    Watch Mary Cain win the women's 3K title at the World Junior Championships in this highlights footage from Universal Sports.

    Brandon Miles - July 25, 2014 - Comment
  • World Junior Silver Medal, American HS & Junior Record all in one vault for Desiree Freier

    Desiree Freier in one vault claimed the World Junior silver medal as well as the American high school and junior record in the pole vault with a successful clearance of 4.45 meters or 14'7.25" at the IAAF World Junior Championships on Thursday night at Hayward Field in Eugene, Oregon. Listen to her video interview after the competition.

    Brandon Miles - July 25, 2014 - Comment
  • Video Interview: Mary Cain delivers distance 3K gold!

    Many looked to Mary Cain to deliver a rare distance medal for the United States at the World Junior Championships and she delivered in a electrifying fashion for her home crowd at Hayward Field in Eugene.

    Brandon Miles - July 25, 2014 - Comment
  • A shot dipped in bronze for Braheme Days at World Juniors

    Braheme Days Jr, a native of New Jersey who just finished his freshmen year at UCLA, became World Junior bronze medalist in the shot put with his best mark on the day of 20.01 meters.

    Brandon Miles - July 25, 2014 - Comment
  • Americans on World Juniors Stage - Thursday PM Report

    Results, twitter updates, photos, and video interviews from Thursday's evening session (day 3) at the 2014 IAAF World Junior Championships. 

    Brandon Miles - July 24, 2014 - Comment
  • LIVE Results & Start Lists from World Junior Championships

    Start lists and live results from the 2014 IAAF World Junior Championships in Eugene, Oregon.

    Brandon Miles - July 24, 2014 - Comment
  • Limited experience required for 2x World qualifying steepler Bailey Roth

    When you’re looking to win a big-time event where the competition is at its stiffest, you almost need to be flawless to prosper at the end. Colorado’s Bailey Roth didn’t quite have one of those type of performances at the USATF Junior Nationals on July 5, a meet that awards the top two finishers (provided they meet the standards) a ticket to the IAAF World Youth Championships, held this week (July 22-27) at the University of Oregon’s Hayward Field.

    Stephen Mazzone - July 24, 2014 - Comment
  • Thursday's Featured Photos from World Juniors

    Featured photos by TrackTown Photo from Thursday's events at the 2014 IAAF World Junior Championships in Eugene, Oregon.

    Brandon Miles - July 24, 2014 - Comment
  • Trentavis Friday tomahawk chops his first race at Worlds

    Trentavis Friday had to sit through all the rounds of the 100 meter dash despite being the US high school record holder in the event over the past two days. The incoming Florida State University freshmen from North Carolina showed that he was chomping at the bits to race as he literally tomahawk chopped the competition in his first round of the 200 meter dash.

    Brandon Miles - July 24, 2014 - Comment
  • Much faster start for Kaylin Whitney in first round of 200s

    After slow start struggles in the rounds of the 100 meter dash before ultimately earning a bronze medal in the finals on Wednesday night at the World Junior Championships, Kaylin Whitney got off to a much faster start out of the blocks in her preliminary race of the 200 meter dash before shutting it down at the end and cruising in for 23.31 victory to move onto the semis.

    Brandon Miles - July 24, 2014 - Comment
  • Being pushed by Travyon Bromell & Coach Hart, TJ Holmes has speed & endurance for World 400H finals

    In his 400 meter hurdles semi-finals race on Thursday morning, Baylor University freshmen and Florida native TJ Holmes showed that he has the speed and endurance to finish all of his races better than anyone else. 

    Brandon Miles - July 24, 2014 - Comment
  • Only one jump required for Keturah Orji's entrance into World Juniors finals

    It only required one jump, which was a season best mark of 13.46 meters for Keturah Orji of Mount Olive High School in New Jersey to move onto the finals of the women's triple jump competition at the World Junior championships.

    Brandon Miles - July 24, 2014 - Comment
  • Braheme Days in second for US heading into shot finals

    UCLA freshmen and New Jersey native Braheme Days was the top performer in his preliminary qualifying flight of the men's shot put and sits second overall with his mark of 19.61 meters heading into the finals of the World Junior Championships.

    Brandon Miles - July 24, 2014 - Comment
  • Americans on World Juniors Stage - Thursday AM Report

    Highlights, twitter updates, results, video interviews, and photos from Thursday's morning session at the World Junior Championships.

    Brandon Miles - July 24, 2014 - Comment
  • Wednesday's Featured Photos from World Juniors

    Featured photos by TrackTown Photo from Wednesday's events at the 2014 IAAF World Junior Championships in Eugene, Oregon.

    Brandon Miles - July 24, 2014 - Comment
  • Results from USATF National Junior Olympics

    Age group and event results to be added and updated all weekend along from the 2014 USATF National Junior Olympic Championships in Humble, Texas.

    Brandon Miles - July 24, 2014 - Comment
  • Watch World Jrs Men 100 Finals: Sunshine state rains down medals for United States

    Despite the cold, rainy, and gloomy weather that stuck around all day for Wednesday's events for the World Junior Championships, it was the Sunshine state of Florida and two of their very best bringing a lot of heat and energy to the track in the men's 100 meter dash in a moment that should spark the host country American teams to more medals throughout the rest of the week. Watch the race video of the men's 100 meter dash finals from the World Juniors. 

    Brandon Miles - July 24, 2014 - Comment
  • Watch World Jrs Women 100 Finals: Asher-Smith Takes Gold for Great Britain, Whitney (US) 3rd

    Watch the race video of women's 100 meter dash finals from the 2014 IAAF World Junior Championships.

    Brandon Miles - July 24, 2014 - Comment
  • Harrison Williams breaks US high school boys decathlon record! (w/ Junior Implements)

    Harrison Williams of Memphis University School in Tennessee set an American high school record in the men's decathlon using junior international implements with his final tally of 7,760 points at the World Junior Championships with his 6th place overall finish in the two day competition.

    Brandon Miles - July 24, 2014 - Comment
  • Kaylin Whitney's 100m bronze gets US medal count warmed up

    Meet Index   Videos   Kaylin Whitney (FL) - Women's 100m Bronze Medalist (via MileSplit)

    Brandon Miles - July 24, 2014 - Comment
  • Americans on World Juniors Stage - Wednesday PM Report

    Results, start lists, highlights, video interviews, and photos from Wednesday's evening session at World Juniors.

    Brandon Miles - July 23, 2014 - Comment
  • Fast enough to walk-on to most XC team's top 7s, Drahotova sets Junior World 10K RW Record

    A World Junior record was set by Anezka Drahotova in a time of 42:47.25. That is walking back to back 21:23 5K's. She could walk her way onto many high school girls XC team's top 7s this fall!

    Brandon Miles - July 23, 2014 - Comment
  • Competing at Worlds? Nothing like it for two-time US team member Kenny Selmon

    Despite being a veteran to the IAAF World Championships meet experience as a World Youth bronze medalist last summer in Ukraine, the feeling is just the same for US hurdler Kenny Selmon. Nothing like it. Selmon won his preliminary heat with a 52.15 clocking and appears in strong contention to compete for a World championship medal again. 

    Brandon Miles - July 23, 2014 - Comment
  • TJ Holmes brings it home nice & easy in 400H prelims (52.03)

    Baylor University freshmen and former Florida high school track star TJ Holmes simply brought it home nice and easy after getting out to a quick lead in his first race of the World Junior Championships in the men's 400 meter hurdles with a heat winning time of 52.03

    Brandon Miles - July 23, 2014 - Comment
  • Olivia Baker has inside track to 400 finals

    Olivia Baker of New Jersey, the nation's best high school quarter miler from this past year, looks to have the inside track on making the 400 meter dash finals at the World Junior Championships after winning her preliminary heat from the inside lane comfortably in a time of 54.09 on Wednesday morning.

    Brandon Miles - July 23, 2014 - Comment
  • Kendall Baisden cuts through rain in 400 prelims

    University of Texas freshmen Kendall Baisden, a former high school track from the state of Michigan, looked the part as the pre-meet favorite and gold medal contender in the 400 meter dash as she dominated her first round qualifying race with a 53.28 clocking in the rain.

    Brandon Miles - July 23, 2014 - Comment
  • Oh Canada! Cali 400 runner-up Madeline Price running Worlds for our northern neighbors

    It was a surprise to see Madeline Price come through the mixed area wearing a Team Canada singlet. The California 400 state runner-up and MileSplit US All-American has dual citizenship through her parents both being being natives and born in Canada. She had a successful first round of the 400 meter dash trials posting a time of 53.86 to finish second in heat and automatically move onto the semi-finals.

    Brandon Miles - July 23, 2014 - Comment
  • Travonn White positioning himself for a medal podium leap in long jump finals

    Travonn White from Arizona sits in fifth place going into the finals of the long jump after a 7.5 meter mark (24'7.25") in the preliminary qualifying rounds of the long jump on Wednesday morning at Hayward Field in Eugene for the World Junior Championships. White, who hit a mark of 26'4.50" at the US Junior Nationals, feels confident with better weather conditions in the finals to leap himself into a top 3 medal position.

    Brandon Miles - July 23, 2014 - Comment
  • Kate Newhoff knocks nearly minute off PR in World Juniors racewalk

    Katie Newhoff (NY) knocked nearly a full minute off her PR in  10K Racewalk with her 51:40.42 performance at the World Junior Championships as the lone American competitor in the field.

    Brandon Miles - July 23, 2014 - Comment
  • Americans on World Juniors Stage - Wednesday AM Report

    A list of Americans competing and highlights of their performances along with results, photos, and video interviews from the Wednesday morning session at the 2014 IAAF World Junior Championships in Eugene, Oregon.

    Brandon Miles - July 23, 2014 - Comment
  • After heartbreaking DQ in heptathlon, Shaina Burns not quitting..she is FINISHING!

    After many tears and an emotional rollercoaster ride that the last 24 hours have been following a DQ in the 200, the future Texas A&M Aggie and 2014 New Balance Nationals indoor and outdoor heptathlon champ Shaina Burns (MN) has not only decided to remain in the World Junior women's heptathlon competition, but she is fired up to get back on the track. 

    Brandon Miles - July 23, 2014 - Comment
  • First gold medal of 2014 World Juniors goes to U...ganda!

    Uganda's Joshua Kiprui Cheptegei wins the first gold medal of the 2014 IAAF World Junior Championships by pulling away from Kenya's Elvis Kipchoge Cheboi and Nicholas Mboroto Kosimbei on the final lap for a 28:32.86 victory in the men's 10,000m.

    Brandon Miles - July 23, 2014 - Comment
  • Tuesday's Featured Photos from World Juniors

    This was awesome. An orchestra playing 10,000 meters worth of music. So were the rest of the highlight photos from day one from the 2014 IAAF World Junior Championships.

    Brandon Miles - July 23, 2014 - Comment
  • Whitney keeping things simple in prelims with finals in mind

    Despite a slow start of the blocks, Kaylin Whitney was able to recover in the next phases of her race to comfortably win her first round heat of the 100 meter dash at the World Junior Championships with a 11.49 clocking. In her post-race interview, Whitney is clear that her focus is conserving as much energy as possible through the first two rounds and let it all out in the finals to compete for the gold medal and challenge her own US high school national record of 11.10.

    Brandon Miles - July 23, 2014 - Comment
  • Gabe Moore: Time to pick it up tomorrow

    Freeport High School (FL) recent graduate and incoming University of Arkansas freshmen Gabe Moore has one simple motto for tomorrow's second hald of the decathlon competition at the 2014 IAAF World Junior Championships: "Time to pick it up". Moore has been competing close with US teammate Harrison Williams (TN) including directly head to head in same heats of 100 and 400 meter dashes on Tuesday. Looking for the hurdles and discus early on Wednesday to help him move up from his current 12th place position in the overall event standings.

    Brandon Miles - July 23, 2014 - Comment
  • Quashira McIntosh is actually the fastest on two islands (RI & USVI)

    One of the top high school track & field athletes from the state of Rhode Island in Hope High School rising senior Quashira McIntosh, also happens to be a native born of the US Virgin Islands (the island of St. Croix to be exact). With that lifelong tie to the island, McIntosh got the opportunity to represent the USVI's on Tuesday at day one of the World Junior Championships in Eugene, Oregon in the prelims of the 100 meter dash. McIntosh did not advance onto the next round, but relished the opportunity to compete on the international stage as well as alongside American high school record holder Kaylin Whitney in the same heat.

    Brandon Miles - July 23, 2014 - Comment
  • Harrison Williams ready to rocket up standings on day 2

    Memphis University School recent graduate Harrison Williams (TN) got off to a strong start in the 100 meter dash this morning (10.75) to start off the decathlon, but had to work himself back into the top 10 overall standings at the end of day one with a 48.21 performance in the 400. In the field events making up the middle portion of his busy day, Williams leaped 6.80m in the long jump, threw 13.53m in the shot put, and cleared 1.94m in the high jump.

    Brandon Miles - July 23, 2014 - Comment
  • Can Tyler Brown go from Ohio HS state champ to World Junior 400m champ?

    A relatively unknown runner nationally one year ago while winning state titles in his senior year of high school back home in Ohio, Eastern Michigan University freshmen Tyler Brown is now in position to compete for a medal and potentially gold on the World stage at the World Junior Championships in the 400 meter dash. The second fastest qualifier coming in the meet, Brown opened up his weekend winning his prelim heat by withstanding a late challenge from Great Britain's Jack Crosby for a 46.45 victory to move onto the next round.

    Brandon Miles - July 23, 2014 - Comment
  • Moore looking forward to more in day 2 of World Jr heptathlon

    One of Arizona's most versatile high school athletes ever in Ashlee Moore will be ranked 11th going into day two events of the World Juniors women's heptathlon with total score of 3,331 points for her first 4 events with a 13.59 PR in the 100 hurdles, 1.73m clearance in the high jump, 9.87 mark in the shot put, and 25.05 clocking in the 200 meter dash. The incoming University of Oregon recruit is hoping to move back up in the top 10 on day two.

    Brandon Miles - July 23, 2014 - Comment
  • Americans on World Juniors Stage - Tuesday PM Report

    A list of Americans competing and highlights of their performances from the Tuesday evening session at the 2014 IAAF World Junior Championships in Eugene, Oregon.

    Brandon Miles - July 22, 2014 - Comment
  • World Junior Championships Coverage Central

    Coverage central from MileSplit of the 2014 IAAF World Junior Championships. Find twitter updates, links to all important meet information, pre-meet coverage and stories as well as our comprehensive on-site coverage over the next week at Hayward Field with video interviews, recaps, stories, photos, results, and more!

    Brandon Miles - July 22, 2014 - Comment
  • There is Trayvon Bromell and then there is the rest of the 100 field...

    World Junior 100 meter dash record holder Trayvon Bromell has quickly shown himself as the class of the junior men's field in the 100 meter after this first round with his 10.13 clocking from heat 6 easily putting him a full tenth of second faster than the next fastest qualifier, which happens to be USA teammate Kendal Williams. The Baylor University freshmen and NCAA champ is looking to claim another major title at Hayward Field.

    Brandon Miles - July 22, 2014 - Comment
  • No positive spin needed, a great HS career & college future ahead for Raevyn Rogers

    Post-race interview with Kinkaid School (TX) graduate and incoming University of Oregon freshmen Raevyn Rogers after a disappointing showing in the first round of the World Juniors 800 prelims finishing 6th in her heat with a time of 2:08.01 after being clipped on the first lap of the race while leading. The 2013 World Youth bronze medalist Raevyn Rogers looks back on her accomplished high school career and next challenge ahead in college. 

    Brandon Miles - July 22, 2014 - Comment
  • After smooth 10.23 PR opener, Kendal Williams improves US chances for 1-2 finals finish

    The chances of the US going 1-2 in the men's 100 meter dash for gold and silver medals were already looking good with the likes of Florida grown Trayvon Bromell and Kendal Williams representing the country in the World Junior Championships, but those odds looked even better after Williams ran a smooth looking 10.23 lifetime best clocking to win his heat in the first round.

    Brandon Miles - July 22, 2014 - Comment
  • Misana Viltz looking sharp in World Jrs 110 hurdles prelim

    The two All-Americans both were heat winners in the 110 meter hurdles with California state champ Misana Viltz of Millikan High School taking heat 2 with a 13.59 clocking and University of Kentucky freshmen Nick Anderson (competed in Florida for high school) winning heat 3 with a 13.61 performance. Viltz, the US #2 ranked high school hurdler in the country, is in good position to compete for a top 3 medal if he can make it through the next round of the 110 meter hurdles.

    Brandon Miles - July 22, 2014 - Comment
  • Sabrina Southerland stays clean & moves onto 800 semis at World Juniors

    Sabrina Southerland, former New York High School star and current middle distance specialist for Georgetown University, will be the lone American in the women's 800 semifinals after finishing third in her prelim heat with a time of 2:05.84 as an auto qualifier, which puts her as 9th fastest overall and a real contender to make it out of the next round.

    Brandon Miles - July 22, 2014 - Comment
  • Fisher's junior year ends in World Jrs prelims, but ready for big senior year

    After a remarkable junior year with major wins at Foot Locker Nationals, New Balance Nationals indoor mile, adidas Dream Mile, and Brooks PR two mile, Grand Blanc High School (MI) rising senior Grant Fisher had his season unfortunately come to an end in a tough race and field in his preliminary heat of the 1500 meter run at the IAAF World Junior Championships (9th in his heat with time of 3:49). Fisher is ready to learn from the World Junior race for the next time he competes at the international level and build towards an even more successful high school senior year of races.

    Brandon Miles - July 22, 2014 - Comment
  • Americans on World Juniors Stage - Tuesday AM Report

    A list of Americans competing and highlights of their performances from the Tuesday morning session at the World Junior Championships.

    Brandon Miles - July 22, 2014 - Comment
  • Bromell/Holmes: Childhood Friends, Baylor Bears, Team USA Gold Medal Hopefuls

    The stages keep getting bigger for childhood friends Trayvon Bromell and TJ Holmes. The pair have been racing each other since they were in grade school. They joined the same youth track club and grew up together. They both attended high school in south Saint Petersburg and they both landed on the prestigious Baylor track team for their first year of collegiate track. They are college roommates and will even be rooming together for the World Junior Championships in Eugene, Oregon this week. 

    Andy Warrener - July 21, 2014 - Comment
  • Kaylin Whitney: The Story Of How The Speedster's Skillset Was Born

    Two years old. Most babies are playing with blocks, but not Kaylin Whitney. She was preparing her legs for block starts. The explosiveness and power in the top high school sprinter in the country came from what else; a Jolly Jumper. An internet search shows an image for the toy which looks like  a trampoline for tots. Whitney says she was always in the Jolly Jumper and remembers those days fondly.

    Todd Grasley - July 21, 2014 - 5 Comments
  • Bromell's Blog: World Juniors Journey

    After winning the NCAA Championship 100 meter dash last month at Hayward Field, Trayvon Bromell returned to the historic University of Oregon track for USA Juniors. The performance wasn't quite the 9.97 he put up to win his first title as a Baylor freshman, but his 10.07 was good enough for the win and a spot on team USA at the World Junior Championships next week. Bromell, one of the favorites to bring home gold will be blogging throughout his journey over the next week. 

    Todd Grasley - July 21, 2014 - Comment
  • Jim Spier's Medal Count Prediction for Team USA at World Juniors

    Jim Spier of the NSAF makes his medal count prediction for Team USA in the upcoming World Junior Championships this week, being held for the first time on American soil at historic Hayward Field in Eugene, Oregon. Spier projects 17 medals for the US junior women and 13 medals for the US junior men for a total haul of 30 medal.

    Brandon Miles - July 21, 2014 - Comment
  • MileSplit All-Americans - Boys 1600m/Mile Run

    The following 8 individuals have been selected to the MileSplit All-American Team in the boys 1600 meter/mile run from the 2014 outdoor season. They have been chosen by MileSplit as the 8 best national performers in their event from this past spring.

    Brandon Miles - July 21, 2014 - Comment
  • Saucony 500 Mile Challenge: Andrew Hunter's Summer Training Blog #1

    As part of the Saucony 500 Mile Challenge campaign, MileSplit is asking several of the nation's top returning cross country runners to share with us in a blog format a weekly post of their summer training as they prepare for the upcoming 2014 XC season. One of those top national caliber individuals who has volunteered to contribute his summer training log to MileSplit is Loudoun Valley High School (Purcellville, VA) rising junior Andrew Hunter.

    Brandon Miles - July 20, 2014 - Comment
  • MileSplit All-Americans - Boys 200m Dash

    The following 8 individuals have been selected to the MileSplit All-American Team in the boys 200 meter dash from the 2014 outdoor season. They have been chosen by MileSplit as the 8 best national performers in their event from this past spring.

    Brandon Miles - July 20, 2014 - Comment
  • MileSplit All-Americans - Boys Shot Put

    The following 8 individuals have been selected to the MileSplit All-American Team in the boys shot put from the 2014 outdoor season. They have been chosen by MileSplit as the 8 best national performers in their event from this past spring.

    Brandon Miles - July 20, 2014 - Comment
  • MileSplit All-Americans - 2014 Outdoor Boys Team

    The first ever MileSplit All-American Teams have been released for this past 2014 outdoor track & field team. Below we feature the MileSplit All-American Team for the boys. Taking into consideration season best performances and national rankings, finishes in major championship and post-season meets as well as results against other top national ranked competition in their event were all used to determine the top 8 individuals and relays to be selected for our All-American squads.  

    Brandon Miles - July 20, 2014 - Comment
  • MileSplit All-Americans - Boys Pole Vault

    The following 8 individuals have been selected to the MileSplit All-American Team in the boys pole vault from the 2014 outdoor season. They have been chosen by MileSplit as the 8 best national performers in their event from this past spring.

    Brandon Miles - July 20, 2014 - Comment
  • Devin King over 18 feet in Mobile street vault!

    Devin King, the US high school national record holder indoors in the pole vault, achieved a height on Saturday night that he had been searching ever since the indoor season when he started clearing heights well over 17 feet. 

    Brandon Miles - July 19, 2014 - Comment
  • Grabbing the last spot is a Marshall family tradition

    Thanks to YouTube and the internet, Myles Marshall has had the chance to watch one of the all-time great 800-meter races in U.S. history over and over again, a race that holds special meaning to the senior-to-be from Kingwood High in Texas.

    Stephen Mazzone - July 19, 2014 - Comment
  • MileSplit All-Americans - Boys 110m Hurdles

    The following 8 individuals have been selected to the MileSplit All-American Team in the boys 110 meter hurdles from the 2014 outdoor season. They have been chosen by MileSplit as the 8 best national performers in their event from this past spring.

    Brandon Miles - July 19, 2014 - 1 Comments
  • MileSplit All-Americans - Boys 800m Run

    The following 8 individuals have been selected to the MileSplit All-American Team in the boys 800 meter run from the 2014 outdoor season. They have been chosen by MileSplit as the 8 best national performers in their event from this past spring.

    Brandon Miles - July 19, 2014 - Comment
  • Team USA ready as host country for IAAF World Junior Championships

    Over a decade has passed since a major international sporting event was held on U.S. soil. However, that will all change July 22-27 with the 177 member federations and the 1,758 junior athletes, ages 16-19, entered to compete in the 16th IAAF World Junior Championships at Historic Hayward Field on the campus of the University of Oregon.

    USATF Press Release - July 19, 2014 - Comment
  • MileSplit All-Americans - Boys 100m Dash

    The following 8 individuals have been selected to the MileSplit All-American Team in the boys 100 meter dash from the 2014 outdoor season. They have been chosen by MileSplit as the 8 best national performers in their event from this past spring.

    Brandon Miles - July 19, 2014 - Comment
  • Entries for USATF National Junior Olympic Track & Field Championships

    Performance list for the 2014 USATF National Junior Olympics Championships to be held next week in Humble, Texas.

    Brandon Miles - July 19, 2014 - Comment
  • Provisional Entry List for World Junior Championships

    The provisional entry list for the 2014 World Junior Championships to be held next week at University of Oregon's Hayward Field in Eugene with a total of 167 countries represented among 1,540 athletes entered. The official start lists which include the final scratch downs will become available on Monday, July 21st at 4 PM PST before the first day of competition. 

    Brandon Miles - July 18, 2014 - Comment
  • MileSplit All-Americans - 2014 Outdoor Girls Complete Team

    The first ever MileSplit All-American Teams have been released for this past 2014 outdoor track & field team We feature first the MileSplit All-American Team for the girls. Taking into consideration season best performances and national rankings, finishes in major championship and post-season meets as well as results against other top national ranked competition in their event were all used to determine the top 8 individuals and relays to be selected for our All-American squads.

    Brandon Miles - July 18, 2014 - Comment
  • MileSplit All-American Team - Girls Relays

    The following 8 relays each in the 4x100, 4x400, and 4x800 meter relays have been selected to the MileSplit All-American Team from the 2014 outdoor season as they have been chosen by MileSplit as the 8 best national performers in their relay events from this past spring.

    Brandon Miles - July 18, 2014 - Comment
  • MileSplit All-American Team - Girls Javelin Throw

    The following 8 individuals have been selected to the MileSplit All-American Team in the girls javelin throw from the 2014 outdoor season as they have been chosen by MileSplit as the 8 best national performers in their event from this past spring.

    Brandon Miles - July 18, 2014 - Comment
  • MileSplit All-American Team - Girls Triple Jump

    The following 8 individuals have been selected to the MileSplit All-American Team in the girls triple jump from the 2014 outdoor season as they have been chosen by MileSplit as the 8 best national performers in their event from this past spring.

    Brandon Miles - July 18, 2014 - Comment
  • MileSplit All-American Team - Girls Long Jump

    The following 8 individuals have been selected to the MileSplit All-American Team in the girls  long jump from the 2014 outdoor season as they have been chosen by MileSplit as the 8 best national performers in their event from this past spring.

    Brandon Miles - July 18, 2014 - Comment
  • MileSplit All-American Team - Girls 400m Dash

     The following 8 individuals have been selected to the MileSplit All-American Team in the girls  400 meter dash from the 2014 outdoor season as they have been chosen by MileSplit as the 8 best national performers in their event from this past spring.

    Brandon Miles - July 17, 2014 - Comment
  • ATTN College Coaches: Top 200 Fastest Rising Senior Boys XC Recruits in Nation

    Attention all college coaches! Looking to recruit some of the best and fastest current high school runners to your squad in the coming year? Here is a good list to start with in the top 200 fastest returning rising senior boys in the country from the last cross country season (pulling up their 2013 season best XC 5K season bests from the MileSplit database).

    Brandon Miles - July 16, 2014 - Comment
  • ATTN College Coaches: Top 200 Fastest Rising Senior Girls XC Recruits in Nation

    Attention all college coaches! Looking to recruit some of the best and fastest current high school runners to your squad in the coming year? Here is a good list to start with in the top 200 fastest returning rising senior girls in the country from the last cross country season (pulling up their 2013 season best XC 5K season bests from the MileSplit database).

    Brandon Miles - July 16, 2014 - Comment
  • MileSplit All-American Team - Girls 3200m/2 Mile Run

    The following 8 individuals have been selected to the MileSplit All-American Team in the girls  3200 meter/2mile run from the 2014 outdoor season as they have been chosen by MileSplit as the 8 best national performers in their event from this past spring.

    Brandon Miles - July 16, 2014 - Comment
  • One week to the fulfillment of her dreams: Elise Cranny

    It's been a long, and wildly successful, season for Elise Cranny, but the race of her dreams still awaits. Colorado Track XC file photo by Alan Versaw.

    - July 16, 2014 - 1 Comments
  • MileSplit All-American Team - Girls Discus Throw

    The following 8 individuals have been selected to the MileSplit All-American Team in the girls discus throw from the 2014 outdoor season as they have been chosen by MileSplit as the 8 best national performers in their event from this past spring.

    Brandon Miles - July 15, 2014 - Comment
  • MileSplit All-American Team - Girls High Jump

    The following 8 individuals have been selected to the MileSplit All-American Team in the girls high jump from the 2014 outdoor season as they have been chosen by MileSplit as the 8 best national performers in their event from this past spring.

    Brandon Miles - July 15, 2014 - Comment
  • NFHS: No more jewelry rule for high school track & field!

    Effective with the 2015 high school track and field season, the prohibition of jewelry will be eliminated. This was one of several rules changes recommended by the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) Track and Field Rules Committee at its June 16-18 meeting in Indianapolis. The committee’s recommendations were subsequently approved by the NFHS Board of Directors.

    nfhs.org Press Release - July 15, 2014 - 10 Comments
  • MileSplit All-American Team - Girls 300/400m Hurdles

    The following 8 individuals have been selected to the MileSplit All-American Team in the girls 300 meter hurdles from the 2014 outdoor season as they have been chosen by MileSplit as the 8 best national performers in their event from this past spring.

    Brandon Miles - July 15, 2014 - 2 Comments
  • MileSplit All-American Team - Girls 200m Dash

    The following 8 individuals have been selected to the MileSplit All-American Team in the girls 200 meter dash from the 2014 outdoor season as they have been chosen by MileSplit as the 8 best national performers in their event from this past spring.

    Brandon Miles - July 15, 2014 - Comment
  • AAU Club Championships Highlights

    Just a few of the many great high school performances from the AAU Club Championships this past weekend in Orlando, Florida.

    Brandon Miles - July 14, 2014 - Comment
  • Preparing to launch: Haley Showalter points toward World Juniors

    Haley Showalter dominated the Great Southwest hammer earlier this summer with a PR throw of 193-4. Photo by Alan Versaw.

    Alan Versaw - July 14, 2014 - Comment
  • MileSplit All-American Team - Girls 1600/Mile Run

    The following 8 individuals have been selected to the MileSplit All-American Team in the girls 1600/mile run from the 2014 outdoor season as they have been chosen by MileSplit as the 8 best national performers in their event from this past spring.

    Brandon Miles - July 14, 2014 - 1 Comments
  • Sydney McLaughlin is Too Good to Be Only 14

    The first thing you should know about Sydney McLaughlin is that she’s 14 years old. A shade over 5 feet, 8 inches, the soon-to-be sophomore from Union Catholic, N.J., may be tall for her age, but she’s still 14.

    Stephen Mazzone - July 14, 2014 - 1 Comments
  • MileSplit All-American Team - Girls Shot Put

    The following 8 individuals have been selected to the MileSplit All-American Team in the girls shot put from the 2014 outdoor season as they have been chosen by MileSplit as the 8 best national performers in their event from this past spring.

    Brandon Miles - July 13, 2014 - Comment
  • MileSplit All-American Team - Girls Pole Vault

    The following 8 individuals have been selected to the MileSplit All-American Team in the girls pole vault from the 2014 outdoor season as they have been chosen by MileSplit as the 8 best national performers in their event from this past spring.

    Brandon Miles - July 13, 2014 - Comment
  • MileSplit All-American Team - Girls 100m Hurdles

    The following 8 individuals have been selected to the MileSplit All-American Team in the girls 100 meter hurdles from the 2014 outdoor season as they have been chosen by MileSplit as the 8 best national performers in their event from this past spring.

    Brandon Miles - July 13, 2014 - Comment
  • MileSplit All-American Team - Girls 800m Run

    The following 8 individuals have been selected to the MileSplit All-American Team in the girls 800 meter run from the 2014 outdoor season as they have been chosen by MileSplit as the 8 best national performers in their event from this past spring.

    Brandon Miles - July 13, 2014 - Comment
  • MileSplit All-American Team - Girls 100m Dash

    The following 8 individuals have been selected to the MileSplit All-American Team in the girls 100 meter dash from the 2014 outdoor season as they have been chosen by MileSplit as the 8 best national performers in their event from this past spring.

    Brandon Miles - July 13, 2014 - Comment
  • Best throwers showed down in Chi-Town

    Many of the top throwers in the country traveled to Chicago this weekend to compete in the Chicagoland Throwers Series, which has been a great post-season opportunity for the nation's elite in the shot, discus, javelin, and hammer. The National Scholastic Athletic Foundation helps many of these athletes fly in from all over the country to compete in the the event.

    Brandon Miles - July 12, 2014 - Comment
  • Top 100 Fastest Returning Boys XC Teams in Nation

    A list of the top 100 fastest returning boys cross country teams in the country based on season best 5K performances from each team's returnees in the MileSplit database from the 2013 cross country season.

    Brandon Miles - July 12, 2014 - 1 Comments
  • Top 100 Fastest Returning Girls XC Teams in Nation

    A list of the top 100 fastest returning girls cross country teams in the country based on season best 5K performances from each team's returnees in the MileSplit database from the 2013 cross country. 

    Brandon Miles - July 12, 2014 - Comment
  • Top 100 Most Popular Meets on MileSplit from Past Year

    MileSplit and our MileSplit affiliate state sites have covered a lot of meets over the past year, but what meets were the most popular and visited for the results, coverage, articles, photos, videos, and interviews? Take a look as we list the top 100 most visited meet pages in the country on MileSplit over the past 12 months.

    Brandon Miles - July 12, 2014 - Comment
  • Top 25 Most Popular Boys Athletes on MileSplit from Past Year

    We took a look at who who were the most popular male high school track & field athletes this past year on MileSplit across the nation. See who made up the the top 25 most popular and viewed high school boys athletes on MileSplit over the past year

    Brandon Miles - July 11, 2014 - Comment
  • Top 25 Most Popular Girls Athletes on MileSplit from Past Year

    We took a look at who who were the most popular female high school track & field athletes this past year on MileSplit across the nation. See who made up the the top 25 most popular and viewed high school girls athletes on MileSplit over the past year

    Brandon Miles - July 11, 2014 - Comment
  • Top 100 Fastest Returning 5K Boys in Nation for 2014 XC

    A list of the top 100 fastest returning boys cross country runners in the country based on their season best 5K times from last year in the MileSplit database.

    Brandon Miles - July 10, 2014 - Comment
  • Top 100 Fastest Returning 5K Girls in Nation for 2014 XC

    A list of the top 100 fastest returning girls cross country runners in the country based on their season best 5K times in the MileSplit database.

    Brandon Miles - July 10, 2014 - Comment
  • Introducing the World Juniors Snub Team

    A couple of interesting situations occurred at the USATF Junior Nationals with either event champions or top 2 finishers with the IAAF World Junior qualifier standard not meeting the criteria to be selected by the USATF and/or eligible according to the IAAF to be on the US team for the upcoming World Junior Championships in Eugene. Here is our unofficial World Junior Championships "Snub Team" for the United States.

    Brandon Miles - July 09, 2014 - 2 Comments
  • USATF announces Team USA roster for IAAF World Junior Championships

    Record-setting high schoolers and NCAA champions highlight Team USA's 89-member roster for the 8th IAAF World Junior Championships, scheduled for July 22-27 at Historic Hayward Field in Eugene, Oregon. 

    USATF Press Release - July 09, 2014 - 1 Comments