One of the athletes participating at 2001 Cosmopolitan Invitational was Cave Spring senior Bill Meador who had a record breaking day. Meador was a double winner in the 1600 meter and 3200 meter run.
After this year's meet and the performances that came with it, the Dogwood Track Classic looks to make its way back to the top as the elitest meet in the state.
The 2001 John Handley Invitational brought together many track squads from the northern and northwestern reaches of the state as well as some teams from West Virginia including Jefferson County and Hedgesville. Some quality times and performances were put
Webb tops 3:59 1600 split from last year's Penn Relays as he leads his DMR and 4x800 squad to victories.
Ritz runs the second fastest high school 5K time ever at Penn Relays, but falls short of other goals and expectations.
We were on-site to cover there meet. Here are some shots we took from the evening.
A meet where they combine the team scores of both the boys and girls squads of schools to get a winner, the Allen Johnson Invitational was a perfect fit for the hosting Lake Braddock as they have two great track teams in their boys and girls squads. Lake
The 2001 Judy Thomas Invitational brought together many of the top AA and A in the southwestern part of the state. Two teams that stood out from the rest were the Marion girls and Abingdon boys track teams.
Boone's Daniel Parker was able to down Footlocker National qualifier Mike Swope of Winter Park in their two duals of the day--for the second week in a row. The two will face off once more next week at the 4A District 4 Championships.
Pictures from our on-site coverage of the key races.
Brian McGovern of Connecticut grants fastPREPS.com an exclusive interview.
At the 34th annual Arcadia Invitational in Arcadia, California, there was an assembly of some of the top prep distance in the entire nation. Runners from the Northeast, South, Midwest, and West were all in attendance.
The Florida Boys represent their state in fine style in the most elite venue in the land. Webb leads Jeffersons to well sub-4:10 mile performances at the Aracadia Invitational.
The 2001 Captain Classic showcased some of top individuals and teams in Southeastern Virginia. Teams that stood far out ahead of the rest were the Bethel and Norfolk Academy girls squads who won the AAA and AA/A girls team titles respectively.
Everyone expected the defending state champion Jefferson Forest girls squad to win, but few expected the boys squad to also bring home the gold at the Golden Eagle Invitational at Staunton River High School
Sara Bei is named the fastPREPS Runner of the Week for the week of 4/14/01.
We interview Cooper City High School junior Jessica Hellender. The south Florida track star tells us about her race at Florida Relays, her training, and her interests.
The 2001 Clarke County Invitational was a meet dominated by the visiting West Virginia teams as the first 3 finishing teams were all from West Virginia with Jefferson County HS of West Virginia taking the title with 59 points.
Today dawned warm and beautiful as athletes from 25 schools arrived at Dinwiddie High School for an exciting day of track and field competition in the Fifth Annual Five Forks Track Classic. Several athletes recorded personal bests and state qualifiers.
The Loudoun Valley Invitational is a different meet. Its an all girls and no boys meet as the meet showcases some of the top female athletes and teams in the area and a break away from their male teammates.
As a spectator as well as a competitor at the 2001 Seahawk Invitational I was able to catch a glimpse of why the Northern Virginia area is considered to have the best track athletes in the state.
At the 2001 Vince Bradford Relays held at E.C. Glass HS in Lynchburg, the defending AA state girls team champions, Jefferson Forest had an exception meet as they were able to just edge out a good AAA team in the Cave Spring squad.
Pictures of the epic duel at the 2001 Seahawk Invitational between two of Virginia's best 800m runners: Phil Gaeta and Richard Smith
Photos capturing Lockhart's win at the Seahawk Invitational
Pictures of Kelley Otstott's remarkable 800m run at the Seahawk Invitational.
Pictures of relay action at the 2001 Seahawk Invitational.
Pictures of sprints and hurdles action at the 2001 Seahawk Invitational
National star miler, Seth Pilkington, grants fastPREPS.com an exclusive interview.
Meet officials at the 34th Annual Arcardia Invitational have added a second mile heat: the \"Elite Mile.\" The race will feature one of the best fields of high school milers ever assembled.