Angel Piccirillo enters her senior season as one of the top distance runners in Pennsylvania, as well as the U.S. Bursting on the scene as a sophomore - Piccirillo won her first of two indoor state mile titles, first of two outdoor 1600 meter titles and first of two Penn Relays COA titles. So far in her senior year, she has added a second state title in AA cross country, and a Northeast Region title and 2nd Foot Locker Finalist qualifier.
Two weeks ago it was announced that ESPN would be shuttering its ESPNHS business, which included running website DyeStat and its event management business. Many people have emailed us for clarification on what that means for the track and cross country events at Disney/ESPN Wide World of Sports.
This year you can donate a stitch in America’s flag for the 2012 Olympic Games in London. But you’re not just building a symbol of pride. You’re providing housing, training and equipment for the most elite athletes in America. Because unlike athletes from other countries, our Olympians receive no government funding and rely on your support.
When Kendal Williams joined the track team in the eighth grade, he had never trained as a runner. He just wanted to stay fit and healthy for the football team. Now just two years later, he is the 3A state champion at 100 and 200 meters, a USATF Junior Olympic champion and an AAU Club national record holder.
With the Olympic Trials starting today in Oregon, here are a couple of interviews with two Team USA 100 meter hurdle hopefuls. We talked to these ladies recently at their training ground in Clermont, Florida.
Tyreek Hill, senior, Coffee High School, Douglas, Georgia; won USA Junior Championships (Bloomington, IN, 6/15-17) 100 (10.28) and 200 (20.57) and leads the U.S. team to the IAAF World Junior Championships, Barcelona Spain, July 11-17. (photo by PRK/PR Photos via EXPOSAY.COM)
A down-to-the-wire photo finish in the boys 4x400 was a fitting end to a meet in which relay performances were the brightest highlights.
Marshfield (MA) grinded over the final meters of the race to get the win over powerhouse teams like CBA (NJ).
NBNI champion Ariah Graham (Wakefield NC) faces an uphill battle trying to add a second 400m title to cap her senior year.
Want to see something new at a track & field meet? Check out Bryn Campbell and the other hammer throwers.
Ashley Erba's 5K was the highlight of the opening day, while Kris Horn took control of the decathlon competition.
Nearly 800 of the country’s top high school and young collegiate athletes will compete at the USA Junior Track & Field Championships June 15-17 in Bloomington, Ind.
Wesley Frazier returns to defend her 5000m title, plus a new relay has been added to the schedule. (Photo courtesy of Jeff Sides)
Flocasts has signed a multifaceted agreement with MileSplit, the largest network of high school running sites on the Internet. The partnership will produce the largest collection of media sources online for core running participants and fans of competitive running, with a combined reach of 2 million unique visitors a month.
Shelbi Vaughan, senior, Mansfield Legacy High School, Mansfield, Texas; Discus – 193’11”, new American high school record, Golden West Invitational, Folsum, CA, June 9
Dream Mile and 100 champs were crowned and the Mile fields were the deepest ever! Cover photo Bernie Montoya (Cibola, AZ) and coach after winning the dream mile in 4:01.32. (Photo by Aaron Rich).
For the first time in its short history the girl's Dream Mile at the Adidas Grand Prix fulfilled its promise to produce some all-time performances.
A pair of high school juniors were the highlights of Saturday's boys Dream Mile, but it didn't include the one who everyone expected.
Robin Reynolds, Miami Jackson HS, FL; 100(11.45), 200(23.45), 400(52.19), LJ(20’6.25”); U of Florida (photo by PhotoRun)
Todd Grasley interviews Travis Padgett as his training grounds in Clermont, Florida during media day last month.
Kelly-Ann Baptiste is admittedly a shy person. Yet the 100-meter star, representing Trinidad and Tobago, is doing all she can to remain in the spotlight.
Sam has a PR of 218-4 in the Discus and was the Penn Relays champ in the event. Check out more about Sam inside!
Haley Pierce (Tatnall, DE) enters the post-season with a 4:41.46 1600m and a 10:24.80 over 3200m. Haley's next stop is the adidas Dream Mile in NYC this weekend!
Nickel Ashmeade is hungry. He’s hungry for a place on the medal stand and hungry for success. But Ashmeade doesn’t go hungry at home.
Sasha Wallace, junior, Holy Names High School, Oakland, California; 100H – 13.33 and TJ – 41.7.5” at California State Championships, June 1-2. (photo from sacbee.com)
Dream athletes are #1 on U.S. list in 11 events; Meyers back for 3rd year
MileSplit 6/2 Wknd: GP South #4 AT 8:48.29! CA State Smokin! Cain #3 AT 1500 in NY. IN deep distance
Craig Engels (NC) ran 1:49.89 to win the 800m and become the 4th HSer ever to go sub-1:50 and sub-9:00. CA state meet was rocking! Sork and Dickson sub-1:50 in WA!