New Balance Nationals - VA Friday Highlights Jun 14, 2013

    Virginia highlights so far on Friday at the 2013 New Balance Outdoor Nationals. The Western Branch boys won the state's first national title of this year's New Balance Outdoor Nationals with a 1:53.54 victory in the 1000 meter Swedish Sprint Medley Relay. Their relay team consisted of Daiquan Lawrence, Rashard McKennelly, Byron Robinson, and Corey Jones.   

Wellington Zaza lives, breathes and dreams track. Aug 7, 2013

Wellington Zaza recent - Garnet Valley graduate - is a goal oriented person on and off the track.  He selects his goals and follows the plan set forth to achieve them. Zaza had a goal going into the PIAA State Championships to break a  major record, but it didn't happen until weeks later at New Balance Outdoor Nationals in Greensboro NC.   Photo by Don Rich from PIAA Champs

New Balance Nationals - VA Saturday Highlights Jun 15, 2013

  Day 2 highlights of performances by Virginians at the 2013 New Balance Outdoor Nationals in Greensboro, North Carolina. The Western Branch girls ran a US #2 all-time performance in the shuttle hurdle relay with their 57.74 relay. Their program has produced great depth in the hurdles over recent years which has played a major role in their team's success at the regional and state level as well as shown today at the national level. Their near national record breaking group of hurdlers on Saturday at North Carolina A&T included Milan Parks, Irielle Little, Funlayo Oluwole, and Devin Heath. 

NC at NBN: Saturday Highlights Jun 16, 2013

Wakefield's girls earned their second relay title of the meet, and still have two more attempts at gold medals (photo by MaroonNews)

NC at NBN: Friday Highlights Jun 15, 2013

Wesley Frazier's powerful move with three laps to go put her into the national record books (again) and earned her 6th national title.

New Balance Nationals Outdoor Preview: Florida Edition Jun 14, 2013

As always Florida will bring a strong contingent of athletes to Greensboro, North Carolina and this year's 2013 New Balance Nationals Outdoor will be no different. The event kicks off Friday with the marquee event being the girls and boys 5000m championship and will conclude Sunday. Our MileSplit team will be on hand throughout the weekend with thousands of photos, dozens of video interviews, and up to the minute action and results. Best of luck to all those competing this weekend!

PA Salute To Seniors: Jenn Slagus - North Pocono HS Aug 1, 2013

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2013 New Balance Outdoor Nationals Coverage of Virginians Jun 14, 2013

  A strong group of Virginia's elite will make the trip to North Carolina A&T University in Greensboro, North Carolina to compete against some of the best high school track & field athletes in the nation at the 2013 New Balance Outdoor Nationals. will not be on-site, but a quality on-site team from the MileSplit National team and other state webmasters will by carrying the coverage load this weekend.

New Balance Nationals Outdoor Preview: Illinois Edition Jun 13, 2013

The Frankfort Lincoln-Way East road show will not be in attendance in Greensboro this weekend.  Coach Angelo Brown has confirmed that Aaliyah Brown and company will shut it down as the high school team for 2013. Despite the absence of “The Franchise” and her cohorts, the Illinois contingent appears to be a very good one assuming that everyone who is listed competes. Tony Jones along with our MileSplit contingent will be out in full force all weekend with photos, video interviews, and much more!

New England NBON Wrapup ! Jun 20, 2013

While the victories were minimal, New England athletes still put on quite a show at the New Balance National Outdoor Championships this past weekend.  The region produced three champions at North Carolina A&T University’s Irwin Belk Track.  From Connecticut, Staples High senior Henry Wynne captured the mile run and Weston senior Emily Savage took the pole vault. Maine’s Tyler Bard, a junior from Lisbon, was first in the one-mile race walk.

NC at NBN: Sunday Highlights Jun 17, 2013

No results from two years ago.  1:54 last spring.  Now, John Crossley is the best ever in NC by a wide margin with his 1:48.01 in the 800.

NBON Day 2: Prairie State Athletes Compete Well On Saturday Jun 16, 2013

Thursday was the first day of the New Balance Outdoor Nationals and it was anything but tame.  Jack Keelan (Sr., Chicago St. Ignatius) ran the toughest race in his high school career when he valiantly finished fifth in the championship 5k.  So how would day two open up?  

NBON Day 3: IL Kids Emerge To The Top Jun 17, 2013

New Balance Outdoor Nationals are the ultimate in terms of pure high school competition.  There is an opportunity to be an All-American in a myriad of events.  But most importantly, it is the best way to measure yourself if you are an elite athlete or relay.  In other words, come and compete against the best.

Txrunning Top 10 Best Moments of 2013- #10 Dec 13, 2013

Dallas Rushing (SR) Axtell ran a solo 1A State Recored and PR (1:52.24) at the UIL State Track and Field Meet. He went through at 55 and finished strong. He beat the previous record who was set in 2012 by William Roberts from Sanderson who ran 1:54.75. Dallas is at Texas A&M.

Roth Wins NBNO Steeple Jun 15, 2013

Bailey Roth raced to a US#1 time in winning today's 2000 Steeple at New Balance Nationals Outdoor. Photo by Jeff Sides.

Fitting close for Rhody at NBNO meet Jun 16, 2013

Rhode Island athletes capped off an amazing weekend of competition at the New Balance National Outdoor (NBNO) Championships with four All-American performances and state records on Sunday.    

Several R.I. athletes heading to nationals Jun 12, 2013

By the looks of it, Rhode Island will be sending a large contingent to this weekend’s New Balance National Outdoor (NBNO) Championships in North Carolina with nearly 30 athletes competing individually and seven relay teams.