It wasn't raining or snowing like last year. But it was certainly windy. And if you've ever been to a meet at the site of the District 1 Championships at Coatesville High School in Chester County, you know the wind whips off the ridge, right into the faces of every finisher. Given the conditions, there were some promising performances at a meet which attracts talent from a much wider area than the Southeastern PA region.
Many of the best in the peninsula and beach area went up against one another at the Conn Madden Relays at Todd Stadium in Newport News. After the meet, there was a good indication of who are the teams to beat in the area. In the AAA ranks, it appears to b
What an atmosphere at Williams Stadium in Garland. The excitement started to build early in the prelims. It started with the 100 meters as both Edorian McCullough and DaBryan Blanton had good races, and both were looking very impressive
If there was one obvious weakness of Jamestown senior Bryce Ruiz, heading into his last season of high school track season, it was his leg speed. While possessing tremendous endurance and strength to help him become one of the state's best distance runner
Athletes of the week for the week ending on March 23, 2002, are Matt Wolak of Mills Godwin and Morgan Barry of St. Catherine\'s. Each athlete had outstanding opening performances for their outdoor track season at the Manchester Relays despite very windy a
It's pretty rare to enter a high school boys race wondering if someone could possibly break 4:10 for the mile. Going into the Florida Relays this weekend, the buzz is more like how MANY could possibly go under 4:10 for the mile!
Virginia's own, Bobby Lockhart of John Handley, ran a respectable race at the World Cross Country Championships in Dublin, Ireland to finish 39th overall with a time of 25:26 on the eight kilometers course. Lockhart finished third overall for United State
Despite cold and windy conditions, the Manchester Relays was a smooth opener for many of Richmond area schools and there were some noteworthy performances.
Moved up a week earlier from previous years, the Carolyn Legard Relays encountered some nasty weather, but still managed to showcase some fine showings by Northern Virginia teams and inviduals.
The 2002 Liberty Invitational gathered many of the top teams and individuals in AA in the Lynchburg area as they gathered at Liberty University.
A decent number of teams in the tidewater area competed at the 2002 Hampton Relays held at Hampton University. The meet served as an icebreaker for most of the teams as they initiated their outdoor track seasons.
With spring break earlier than usual this year, the only logical spot on the schedule for the Legard Relays to be held is this weekend. With meet director Craig Davis moving the meet up to its earliest date ever, the rest of the outdoor season will fortun
Many people can say it's going to be Single A's best year and others can say it's going to suck. But personally, I believe it's going to be Single A's best season because for the simple fact that it's anyone's race.
Shoe salesman Anthony D'Amato is willing and able to demonstrate his own rubber-soled merchandise.D'Amato has peddled sneakers at Runner Bill's Sports for four years. During that same time, the Midlothian High senior has developed into one of the area's
A large group of Virginians competed in the third annual Nike Indoor Classic, held at the Prince George County' Sports and Learnin Center. Out of this group came four national champions and a handful of All-Americans. In particular, Virginia looked very i
While the number of Virginians making the trip to compete in the National Scholastic Indoor Championships at the New York Armory was much smaller in comparison to those who went to the Nike Indoor Classic in Maryland, that didn't affect the performances p
The tradition of great runners being produced out of Virginia looks to continue with Thomas Dale junior Alex Tatu. Tatu not only is one of the best distance runners in the state, has now staked his claim as one of the nation\'s best in the middle distances
This weekend's Group AAA State Meet saw Virginia's finest in high school track and field assemble at George Mason University. National bests and state records were set and broken with a frequency unheard of at previous state meets. The team battle saw one
The Jefferson Forest girls' dynasty has finally hit a roadblock. For the first time in nearly two years, the Jefferson Forest girls are not state champions as at the VHSL Group AA State Meet, the Lady Cavaliers took second place to Amherst County.