The whispers might not have made it back to St. Benedict's Prep School in Newark, N.J., but they were out there. (Photo by Margot Kelly)
Heading into Saturday's Foot Locker Cross Country Championships, many of the qualifiers have compiled a treasure trove of starting line time in the nation's most prestigious season-ending races. Thanks to their performances in Charlotte and Kenosha, a dozen Foot Locker Finalists from the South and Midwest are competing with the nation's best for the second time in eight days.
In a few short years, Catarina Rocha has learned how much the Foot Locker cross country races have meant to her family.
If Edward Cheserek were an automobile, the odds are pretty good that he would be a fiery red convertible. (Photo by Don Rich)
When successful high school sports programs lose athletes to graduation, they are expected to reload – not rebuild – for the coming year.
However when you win a state championship with three freshmen, three sophomores and a junior, what do you do?
Errin Baynes couldn’t wait to get his 2012 track season under way.
A first-meet clearance of 6 feet, 10 inches on March 31 made the Wheeling Park standout even more excited about the rest of the year.
Now with the state meet in Charleston just two weeks away, the Southern Cal signee is still waiting for the rest of the year.
In less than two years, the Wheeling Park, WV multisport star has gone from high jump first-timer to prized recruit of the most decorated collegiate track and field program. And according to his coach, you most likely haven’t seen anything yet. (Photo by Phil Grove)
A US=#6 clearance in the boys high jump highlighted a group of West Virginia winners in the South Hills Classic near Pittsburgh.
In his first track meet since last summer, Errin Baynes of Wheeling Park brushed off the rust and any questions about his recovery from a basketball injury with a resounding victory over the floppers. The Southern Cal-bound standout had a massive clearance of 6 feet, 10 inches, before missing thrice at 7 feet.
Photos from PIAA District 10, May 2011 - by Carl Strub
Morgantown coach Mike Ryan had it all mapped out - a path to victory in the ninth Red, White & Blue Invitational in Pittsburgh's Schenley Park.