Redwood senior Liam Anderson opened his season with an impressive victory and Great Oak junior Tori Gaitan won for the third time in as many invitationals highlighting the 40th Clovis Invitational.
The 40th Clovis Invitational is a mid-season showcase for the best of CA to sample the Woodward Park course used for the CIF-State Championships, and the expected debut of nationally-ranked Liam Anderson.
Crawford's Nader Ali and Christian's Alaina Zamorano won San Diego Section titles last fall and on Friday at the Coach Jerry Downey Classic, they showed why they will be extremely tough to beat again this season.
Simon Fuller led Dana Hills to the boys team title, Carlie Dorostkar held off a San Diego rival in the girls race, Great Oak displayed its usual depth, and the El Toro gals stood out at the 45th Dana Hills Invitational.
Fast times in Stockton help reshape the state's 5K rankings, that also took huge hits from Bob Firman and Doublas P. Rudolf. Recap from the Pacific Tiger and links to James Leash's photos and videos.
Up next in our 'Catching Up With' series is Jessica Riedman, a senior at La Costa Canyon (SD), one of CA's best XC teams. While she tolerates XC, she lives for TF, where she was a State Meet finalist at 1600m.
Motivated to spend this time of her life with her beloved twin, two-time CIF-State 1,600-meter champion Maddy Denner passed on Michigan and is set to join sister Elena at Notre Dame in January.
Boys merge from Woodbridge ranks the top 2,000 finishers on the three-mile SilverLakes course from Doug Speck Boys Sweepstakes winner Nico Young's 14:01.10 to Zenon Kokowsky's 17:44.40.
This merge of all races run Friday night at the Woodbridge Cross Country Classic ranks the fastest 1,000 girls on the three-mile course at the SilverLakes Sports Complex in Norco.
This merge of all races run Friday night at the Woodbridge Cross Country Classic ranks the fastest 1,000 boys on the three-mile course at the SilverLakes Sports Complex in Norco.
Oak Park senior Sarah Shulze outlasted an impressive freshman and Dylan Wilbur extended a unique streak as the varsity seeded winners in the dark on Friday night at the Cool Breeze Invitational in Pasadena.
MileSplitCA caught up with two-time national cross country champion Claudia Lane to discuss her recovery from an injury suffered during the spring, among other topics as she prepares for her senior XC season.
Ayala senior Andrew Martinez and San Clemente junior Hana Catsimanes won the varsity races at the Great Cow Run on Saturday morning in Cerritos. Martinez won going away; Catsimanes rallied to a kick finish.
The section-by-section preview series continues with a detailed look at the Central Section, which includes two of the top girls in the country.
The section-by-section preview series continues with a detailed look at the Sac Joaquin Section.
Detailed section-by-section preview series next examines the Los Angeles City Section.
The 2018 T&F season was hardly a record year for records. But the depth of talent returning in 2019, especially among the girls, lends hope for a record-breaking spring. Here are nine marks that could fall.
Cranking up the MileSplit database to rank the top boys distance runners during the 2018 track and field season. This list combines 1600 and 3200 times and it should come as no surprise who's at the top!
Just how good were the CA girls at running 1600 meters in 2018? We compared the 2018 season with the previous nine years to get the answers we suspected all along from this historic season.
Breaking down the results of the class-by-class polls. Who did you vote for as the top boys and girls athletes in each of the four classes? Who was the top overall vote-getter? (The photo gives it away!)
One final look at the top boys combination hurdlers in CA during the 2018 track & field season.
Last call for senior contributions to the Salute to Seniors series!! Share your experiences (great, not so much, or otherwise). What advice do you have for younger athletes? Who do you absolutely want to thank?
One last look back at the top boys combination sprinters in CA during the 2018 T&F season.
Taking one final look at the top boys dual throwers in CA during the 2018 track & field season.
We take one last look back at the top girls dual throwers in CA during the 2018 season.
As post-season award selections go, the selection of the Boys Track Athlete of the Year, is about as clear-cut as they come because Christian Shakir-Ricks pretty much crushed the spring season.
The 2018 MileSplitCA Girls Track Athlete of the Year selection came down to two obvious finalists with the choice being the best of the event group of CA girls that dominated the US rankings lists.
Amid a handful of worthy candidates, one jumped above the rest to be named the 2018 MileSplitCA Boys Field Athlete of the Year. That one is two-time State high jump champion and four-time medalist Sean Lee.
The process of selecting the 2018 MileSplitCA Girls Field Athlete of the Year came down to two choices, leave a deserving athlete out or call it a deadheat. So, which choice do you think we made?
The 2018 MileSplitCA Boys Track & Field Coach of the Year is Aaron Ballou, who led Murrieta Mesa to Southern Section and CIF-State Meet boys team titles, the first two championships in program.