Articles Archive

  • Fastest Returning Girls in Foot Locker West Region

    The fastest returning girls runners within the Foot Locker West Region for the upcoming 2014 cross country season between the states of Alaska, Arizona, California, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming.

    Brandon Miles - July 30, 2014 - Comment
  • Fastest Returning Boys in Foot Locker West Region

    The fastest returning boys runners within the Foot Locker West Region for the upcoming 2014 cross country season between the states of Alaska, Arizona, California, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming.

    Brandon Miles - July 30, 2014 - Comment
  • LIVE Results from AAU Junior Olympic Games

    Live results and updates from the 2014 AAU Junior Olympic Games being held July 26th through August 2nd at Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa.

    Brandon Miles - July 30, 2014 - Comment
  • Fastest Returning Girls in Foot Locker Midwest Region

    The fastest returning girls runners within the Foot Locker Midwest Region for the upcoming 2014 cross country season between the states of Colorado, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, and Wisconsin.

    Brandon Miles - July 30, 2014 - 1 Comments
  • Fastest Returning Boys in Foot Locker Midwest Region

    The fastest returning boys runners within the Foot Locker Midwest Region for the upcoming 2014 cross country season between the states of Colorado, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, and Wisconsin.

    Brandon Miles - July 30, 2014 - Comment
  • Fastest Returning Girls in Foot Locker Northeast Region

    The fastest returning girls runners within the Foot Locker Northeast Region for the upcoming 2014 cross country season between the states of Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, and Washington DC.

    Brandon Miles - July 30, 2014 - Comment
  • Fastest Returning Boys in Foot Locker Northeast Region

    The fastest returning boys runners within the Foot Locker Northeast Region for the upcoming 2014 cross country season between the states of Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, and Washington DC.

    Brandon Miles - July 30, 2014 - Comment
  • High School Highlights from AAU Junior Olympic Games

    High school highlights from the 2014 AAU Junior Olympic Games in Des Moines, Iowa held July 26th through August 2nd. 

    Brandon Miles - July 30, 2014 - Comment
  • AAU Junior Olympic Games - Boys Performance List

    Performance list for the boys events at the 2014 AAU Junior Olympic Games being held this week in Des Moines, Iowa.

    Brandon Miles - July 30, 2014 - Comment
  • AAU Junior Olympic Games - Girls Performance List

    Performance list for the girls events at the 2014 AAU Junior Olympic Games being held this week in Des Moines, Iowa.

    Brandon Miles - July 29, 2014 - Comment
  • Fastest Returning Girls in Foot Locker South Region

    The fastest returning girls runners within the Foot Locker South Region for the upcoming 2014 cross country season between the states of Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, and West Virginia.

    Brandon Miles - July 29, 2014 - Comment
  • Fastest Returning Boys in Foot Locker South Region

    The fastest returning boys runners within the Foot Locker South Region for the upcoming 2014 cross country season between the states of Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, and West Virginia.

    Brandon Miles - July 29, 2014 - 1 Comments
  • Andrew Hunter (VA): Summer Training Blog

    Loudoun Valley High School (Purcellville, VA) rising junior Andrew Hunter is up to week 5 of his summer training for the upcoming cross country. Check out his training blog on MileSplit.

    Brandon Miles - July 28, 2014 - Comment
  • Audrey Belf (MI): Summer Training Blog

    Michigan state champion and US Junior Nationals 5K champion Audrey Belf blogs on her summer training entering her senior year of high school. The Birmingham Seaholm High School distance runner ran a 10:10 two mile in New Balance Nationals indoor runner-up finish in March and also ran a lifetime best of 4:45 for fifth place in the adidas Dream Mile.

    Brandon Miles - July 28, 2014 - Comment
  • Conner Mantz (UT): Summer Training Blog

    Conner Mantz from Sky View High School in Utah blogs for us with summer training schedule as he returns for his senior season of cross country as a two-time Foot Locker All-American and New Balance Nationals Indoor 5K champion.

    Brandon Miles - July 28, 2014 - 1 Comments
  • From False Start to Golden Ending: The Meteoric Rise Of Trentavis Friday

    The Trentavis Friday that we all saw representing his country this summer is a far cry from where the young man started his high school career.

    Jeff George - July 28, 2014 - 5 Comments
  • Efraimson fearless against East Africans, but Cranny ends up top US 1500 finisher ever

    Two one of the fastest high school girls in United States history found themselves mixing it up with the Kenyans and Ethiopians in the women's 1500 meter finals at the 2014 World Junior Championships between Elise Cranny from Colorado and Alexa Efraimson from Washington. Watch their race video and post-race video interviews.

    Brandon Miles - July 27, 2014 - 1 Comments
  • WATCH U.S. Men's 4x400 Maintain Old Dominion Over World

    Watch the US men's 4x400 meter relay team at the 2014 IAAF World Junior Championships in Eugene, Oregon featuring three Virginians in Michael Cherry on anchor, Josephus Lyles on opener, and Ricky Morgan on third leg along with World Junior 400 meter finalist Tyler Brown from Ohio on second leg maintain an "Old Dominion" over the rest of the World.

    Brandon Miles - July 27, 2014 - Comment
  • WATCH U.S. Junior Women's 4x400 win World Title in 3:30!

    Watch the American team of Shamier Little, Olivia Baker, Shakima Wimbley, and Kendall Baisden take on the World's best and come through as the champions at meet end in the 4x400 meter relay finals with a World Junior leading time of 3:30.42. Race video above and post-race video interview below with the U.S. quartet after their victory at the 2014 IAAF World Junior Championships.

    Brandon Miles - July 27, 2014 - Comment
  • WATCH U.S. 1-2 in Women's 100H Finish w/ Meet Record by Williams & HS National Record by Hall

    Watch the United States women go 1-2 in the 100 meter hurdles finals at the World Junior Championships with University of Georgia freshmen Kendell Williams set a new meet record with her 12.89 gold medal victory, while high school senior Dior Hall from Colorado broke a US high school record which lasted since 1979 (Candy Young from Pennsylvania at 12.95) with her 12.92 silver medal finish at Hayward Field.

    Brandon Miles - July 27, 2014 - Comment
  • Americans on World Juniors Stage - Sunday Report

    Results, recaps, twitter updates, photos, and video interviews from Sunday's session (day 6) at the 2014 IAAF World Junior Championships. 

    Brandon Miles - July 27, 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 27, 2014 - Comment
  • Destiny Collins (CA): Summer Training Blog

    Summer training blog from Greak Oak (CA) rising junior Destiny Collins, who runs for one of the top cross country programs in the country. Collins was a California state runner-up in the 1600 and ran a 4:45 personal best this past spring along with three sub 10:20 races at the two mile/3200 meter distance. She was the top finisher for her 8th place NXN squad last December in Portland with a 34th place individual showing at Nike Cross Nationals. 

    Brandon Miles - July 27, 2014 - Comment
  • Alex Ostberg (CT): Summer Training Blog

    The fastest returning 5K runner in the country from his 14:16 victory on the track this past June at the New Balance Outdoor Nationals in Darien High School (CT) rising senior Alex Ostberg catches us up on the first half of his summer training building into a cross country which he hopes to claim the New England Championships and mix it up with the best in the nation at Foot Locker Nationals after his 11th place All-American finish one year ago from San Diego.

    Brandon Miles - July 27, 2014 - 1 Comments
  • Jesse Reiser (IL): Summer Training Blog

    A national qualifier last fall for both Foot Locker Nationals (33rd) and Nike Cross Nationals (13th), Jesse Reiser of McHenry shares his first 5 weeks of summer training which he looks to finish even higher nationally in the coming cross country season and also earn his first Illinois cross country state title following a track season that he dropped down to an 8:54 in the 3200 and won a state championship.

    Brandon Miles - July 27, 2014 - Comment
  • Lucy Biles (UT): Summer Training Blog

    First summer training blog entry from Lucy Biles, a rising senior at Herriman High School in Utah. Biles is a returning Foot Locker All-American (7th in 2013 national race) and returns to racing this fall after posting track times from this past spring of 2:11 in the 800, 4:50 in the mile, and 10:32 in the 3200.  Biles shares with us her first weeks of summer training.

    Brandon Miles - July 27, 2014 - Comment
  • Saturday's Featured Photos from World Juniors

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

    Brandon Miles - July 27, 2014 - Comment
  • WATCH Men's 4x100 of US All-Stars Friday, Bromell, & Williams challenge World Junior record

    With arguably the most talented relay that the United States has ever assembled for a World Junior Championships between Trentavis Friday, Trayvon Bromell, and Kendal Williams completed by opening leg Jalen Miller, the team nearly flirted with a World Junior record. The US team did accomplish the main goal. Watch their gold medal race video and post-race interview.

    Brandon Miles - July 26, 2014 - Comment
  • WATCH US Women's 4x100 w/ 3 High Schoolers become World Champs

    The quartet of Teahna Daniels (FL), Ariana Washington (CA), Jada Martin (GA), and Kaylin Whitney (FL) brought home gold for the United States in the first relay finals of the World Junior Championships with a World Junior leading time of 43.46.  Watch their gold medal winning race video above and post-race video interview below.

    Brandon Miles - July 26, 2014 - Comment
  • WATCH Shamier Little roar to rest of the World with 400H title!

    In the women's 400 meter hurdles finals at the 2014 IAAF World Junior Championships, the United States nearly had a 1-2 finish from Texas A&M's Shamier Little and Harvard University's Jade Miller. Watch Little and Miller's 1-3 finish race from World Juniors as well as their post-race interviews.

    Brandon Miles - July 26, 2014 - 1 Comments
  • Americans on World Juniors Stage - Saturday PM Report

    Results, recaps, twitter updates, photos, and video interviews from Saturday's evening session (day 5) at the 2014 IAAF World Junior Championships. 

    Brandon Miles - July 26, 2014 - Comment
  • WATCH Raven Saunders grab Silver on Final Throw in World Juniors Shot Final

    On her final throw at the World Junior Championshipsin Eugene, Raven Saunders moved up from bronze to silver medal in the women's shot put. Watch Saunders' final throw in the women's shot put video highlights along with her post-event interview.

    Brandon Miles - July 26, 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 26, 2014 - Comment
  • WATCH Trentavis Friday leave the rest of the World behind

    Competing against top sprinters from Jamaica, Anguilla, Nigeria, Japan, Great Britain, and Trinidad & Tobago, Trentavis Friday created a continent separation between him and the rest of the field in the men's 200 meter dash finals at the World Junior Championships as he pulled away with a decisive victory in a wind-aided 20.04 clocking.

    Brandon Miles - July 26, 2014 - 1 Comments
  • WATCH Kaylin Whitney turn pre-race SCARE into 200 meter GOLD

    A bronze in the 100 finals and near false start prior to the 200 finals, Kaylin Whitney of East Ridge High School in Florida put all that behind as she stormed down the straightaway at Hayward Field to a 22.28 gold medal victory in the women's 200. Watch her race above and video interview.

    Brandon Miles - July 26, 2014 - Comment
  • WATCH Kendall Baisden & Olivia Baker be America's hammer & nail in 400

    Watch Kendall Baisden & Olivia Baker go 1-3 for the United States in the women's 400 meter finals at the 2014 World Junior Championships.

    Brandon Miles - July 26, 2014 - Comment
  • Americans on World Juniors Stage - Friday PM Report

    Results, recaps, twitter updates, photos, and video interviews from Friday's evening session (day 4) at the 2014 IAAF World Junior Championships. 

    Brandon Miles - July 25, 2014 - Comment
  • Friday's Featured Photos from World Juniors

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

    Brandon Miles - July 25, 2014 - Comment
  • Bailey Roth takes down 35 year old 3K steeple national HS record!

    Bailey Roth took down a 35 year old US high school national record in the men's 3K steeplechase in his preliminary heat at the World Junior Championships with a 7th place time of 8:48.60. The time also was enough to advance him onto the finals of the event. 

    Brandon Miles - July 25, 2014 - Comment
  • Efraimson runs cleanest 1500 prelims race in World Championship history

    Alexa Efraimson might have run the cleanest and smartest race in the history of World Championships 1500 meter prelims. Okay that might be an exaggeration, but still the rising Camas High School (WA) senior Efraimson ran an incredibly smart and energy efficient race to set herself up well for the finals. Watch her post-prelims race interview from World Juniors.

    Brandon Miles - July 25, 2014 - Comment
  • Elise Cranny stays relaxed & kicks her way to World Juniors 1500 finals

    Incoming Stanford University recruit Elise Cranny from Colorado just focused on staying relaxed and taking one of the top four spots in the women's 1500m semis (4:15.21) on Friday morning at the World Junior Championships as she kicked her way on the final lap to a fourth place position before easing up before the line to save for the finals. Watch our post-prelims race interview with Cranny.

    Brandon Miles - July 25, 2014 - Comment
  • Kord Ferguson just warming up for World Juniors discus finals

    With only one throw required to the hit finals qualifying mark in the discus throw prelims, Kansas state champ Kord Ferguson will be will rested and ready to build up for a medals push in the World Junior Championships finals tomorrow. Watch our post-prelims interview with one of the nation's top discus throwers in Ferguson from World Juniors. 

    Brandon Miles - July 25, 2014 - Comment
  • Next US women's medal contender on deck - Raven Saunders

    The next member of the US junior women's team at the World Junior Championships with a great chance to medal will be Raven Saunders. Watch our interview with Saunders after her prelim qualifying performance (54'10.75") before she competes in tonight's finals at 6:35 PM PT.

    Brandon Miles - July 25, 2014 - Comment
  • Americans on World Juniors Stage - Friday AM Report

    Results, recaps, twitter updates, photos, and video interviews from Friday's evening session (day 4) at the 2014 IAAF World Junior Championships. 

    Brandon Miles - July 25, 2014 - Comment
  • Race Video Highlights from World Juniors Finals

    Watch the highlight videos of finals action from this week's IAAF World Junior Championships in Eugene (courtesy of Universal Sports).

    Brandon Miles - July 25, 2014 - Comment
  • Limited experience required for 2x World qualifying steepler Bailey Roth

    National feature story on Bailey Roth, who will be representing the United States in the men's 3K steeplechase at the World Junior Championships.

    Stephen Mazzone - July 25, 2014 - Comment
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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