The Eastern Region once again dominated the state AAA outdoor track and field championships as they swept the team titles with Deep Creek repeating as the boys team winner and perennial power Bethel taking the girls crown this past weekend at Sports Backers Stadium in Richmond.
The boys team title race appears wide open while Eastern Region champion Menchville appears to be the girls team favorite for the AAA state championship outdoor meet to be held at Sports Backers Stadium in Richmond this Friday and Saturday.
On paper, based off the performance list of this weekend's AAA State Meet at Sports Backers Stadium in Richmond, no clear-cut favorites appears to be visible with many teams vying for the state title.
The defending World Junior Champion at 100 meters has already done wonders for the Hurricanes program at Miami. With the NCAA Championships just around the corner, Williams looks to turn even more heads.
Fresh off her American Junior record in the 5000 meters set this season, Huddle looks forward to writing her name in the books again at the NCAA Outdoor Championships in June.
Photos from the 2003 Meet Under the Lights.
The Northern Region Track and Field Championships are scheduled for a 4:30 p.m. start today at Lake Braddock and hopefully will be able to follow the regular scenario of being a two day meet which concludes tomorrow, as long as the persistent weather pattern currently pestering the area does not rain too much on the parade of events.
The 2003 state track & field meet took place on May 10 in Columbia. Several athletes express their views on their meet performances, the meet atmosphere, and the future.
As a competitor in the decathlon at the 2000 Sydney Olympics, Heikkinen should prove to be one of the more outstanding decathletes for years to come on the collegiate scene at Texas Tech.
With the Dominion District Meet already being completed on Tuesday, that leaves three other districts in the Central Region to finish up their district meets tomorrow as the Capital, Central, and Colonial Districts all conclude their multiple day district meets. The crystal ball should be a little bit clearer on who the top teams, relays, and individuals will be at next Wednesday and Thursday's Central Region Meet after tomorrow's district meets.
The invitationals are over; let the district championships begin. The Northern Region's four districts will all compete this Wednesday and Thursday with the top six performers in individual events and top three teams in relay events on both the boys and girls sides automatically qualifying for the Northern Region Championships to be held at Lake Braddock High School on Thursday, May 22 and Friday, May 23.
One of the more talented athletes in the country, Smith looks to compete once again at the national meet. The sophomore had a breakout season during her freshman year and hope to continue that trend.
The PAC-10 Outdoor Championships will get underway on the campus of USC starting on May 17th. Get a complete women's preview.
Joe Kutner joins the ranks of the post collegiate runner.
Providing a combination of the sprints, hurdles and jumps, Marshall is a key factor in the Rutgers program. The sophomore will compete in both events at the NCAA regional meet.
The PAC-10 Outdoor Championships will get underway on the campus of USC starting on May 17th. Get a complete men's preview.
There was no question about it who was clearly the superior team after the completion of Tuesday night's Dominion District outdoor track meet at Clover Hill High School. Amassing a total of 204 points, the Monacan boys' track team won by a large margin over Midlothian with 128 points for runner-up honors.
Elizabeth Embler is a sophomore at Travelers Rest High School. Embler will compete in the 800-meter event Saturday, May 10 in an attempt to defend her state title.
Perhaps one of the most underappreciated athletes in the country right now, Moore has proven to be one of the best hurdlers in the country. The senior hopes to turn more heads at the Division II Championships.
Photos from the 2003 LHSAA State Outdoor Meet hosted by LSU.
Severe thunderstorms rumbled through the Central Virginia area Friday afternoon with extreme weather conditions causing much damage with tornadoes and hail. The county of Dinwiddie was actually placed on a tornado warning at one point of the day. Well the storm roared through and did inflict it's damage, but the Southern Track Classic went on with only a slight delay as the meet officials and athletes competing not only made the best of the situation, but took it a step further by making it quite possibly the best Southern Track Classic ever.
Aguilera set a new PAC-10 record and personal best time of 9:51.65 in the steeplechase this season. The senior looks to cap off her collegiate career with an NCAA title in Sacramento.
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2003 NIKE Indoor Mile Champion, Sarah Bowman, has her sights set on being more than just another runner. She wants to be a role model that everyone aspires to be.
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