Noah Lyles won the USATF Jr. Nationals Championship in the 200m with a wind legal 20.18 to break a 32-year-old meet record, which is also the fastest junior time in the world this year. He becomes the third fastest high schooler ever, and he equaled the fifth all-time U.S. Junior time and seventh all-time World Junior time.
MileSplit counts down the Top 5 Moments from Day 3 at the USATF Junior National Championships in Eugene, Ore. as preps competed for a shot to represent Team USA at the Pan-American Jr. Championships in Canada this summer
Results, Interviews and Photos from Friday of the Outdoor Championship
MileSplit counts down the Top 5 Moments from Day 1 in Eugene, Ore.
Highlights from day one of the USATF Junior National Championships in Eugene, Oregon.
American high schoolers and college freshman battle at Hayward Field this weekend for top national honors
American high schoolers and college freshman battle at Hayward Field this weekend for top national honors!
See who is racing in Eugene, Ore. this weekend for a shot to represent Team USA at the Pan-American Championships
MileSplit counts down the Top 5 Moments from Day 2 in Eugene at the USATF Junior National Outdoor Championships
Photo coverage of the 2015 USATF Jr. National Outdoor Championships in Eugene, Ore.
Kaley Ciluffo of Iowa, a 3rd place finisher in last year's USATF Junior Nationals 800 and New Balance Nationals All-American this past indoor season, survived a scary 50 foot fall while hiking over the weekend.
USATF Junior National Outdoor T&F Championships Day 2
Jimmy and Bryan preview the boys 1500m, 200m, and more at USATF Jr. Championships
Hear the Stanford commit from Grand Blanc, MI in his final high school interview before starting college. The sub 4:00 miler and 2xFoot Locker XC Champ placed 3rd in the 1500m Final in 3:58.77.
It's time to say goodbye for Run Junkie HS for a couple months, but don't worry the MileSplit crew will be back providing the weekly goodies as cross country begins at the end of the summer
Matthew Maton returns to the track for the first time since his sub-four minute mile to win in 14:47.
Put a face to every men's event champions from the 2015 USATF Junior Nationals in our gallery of champions.
The T.C. Williams junior shot out of the blocks en route to a U.S. No. 4 All-Time 10.14 100m one week after winning New Balance in 10.21. He says he is ready to run 10 flat and can't wait to race U.S. No. 6 All-Time sprinter Michael Norman in the 200m tomorrow.
View the start lists for the 2015 USATF Junior Outdoor Championships in Eugene, Ore.
Noah Lyles ran into the record books this weekend with a 10.14 100m last night and 20.18 200m on Saturday
Day one of the 2015 UASTF Jr. National Championships at the University if Oregon's Hayward Field
Malvern Prep, PA junior Jaxson Hoey took 5th (4:00.28) in Heat 2 of the 1500m prelims to advance on time to the final on Saturday.
While there are many top athletes, who will be at USATF Junior Nationals this weekend in Eugene, there are many others who are not at the meet who would have certainly bolstered the field.
Carlton Orange broke 1:50 for the first time in style by winning the USATF Jr. Championship!
View the start lists for Saturday Finals at Hayward Field for the USATF Junior National Championships
Put a face to the women's champions from the 2015 USATF Junior Nationals in our gallery of champions.
Jimmy and Jake highlight some of the top female individuals competing at USATF Jr. Championships
USATF Junior National Outdoor T&F Championships Day 3
Get to know the No. 3 ranked high school miler in history in Matthew Maton, who returns to the track this weekend at USATF Junior Nationals after a two-month hiatus
The Alabama native cleared 17-10.25, the same height as New Balance Nationals Outdoor Champion Paulo Benavides, but Collins lost to Benavides on misses. Collins had a 7 inch personal record today to nearly qualify for Pan-Ams in Canada.
Hear Fisher as he approaches the 1500m final at USATF Jr. Champs after placing 3rd in his prelim heat in 4:00.09. The sub 4:00 miler talks about facing stiff competition in Drew Hunter and Blake Haney
High school junior Kaylin Whitney places fourth at USATF Senior Championships running a 22.47 PR to set a new World Youth Best in the 200 meter dash.
The Charleston, S.C. native dedicated her win to the victims of the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church shooting
Hunter took second overall in the 1500m prelims with a time of 3:53.29. He finished just behind college freshman Blake Haney. The rising senior has had two impressive weeks. He placed second in the Dream Mile to Grant Fisher, two weeks ago and then came back and beat him last weekend in the Brooks PR 2 Mile. His time of 8:42.51 was good for U.S.#9 All-Time.
The University of Texas commit, Toliver is not only holding his own against the young collegians, but he is 5th after day 1 approaching some of his best events tomorrow. Toliver won the shot put in day 1 of competition and PRed in nearly all of his events.
The Texas freshman redshirted this outdoor season but won in 16:28.04.
Coverage central from this past weekend's USATF Junior Nationals from Hayward Field in Eugene, Oregon
Raven Saunders (Shot Put HS National Record Holder and indoor & outdoor SP NCAA Champ as a true freshmen) was baptized at and grew up minutes from Emanuel Church, where nine people were massacred recently. Her grandmother attends that church and it is very dear to Saunders' heart. Saunders has decided to dedicate her performance and give her SP Jr. gold medal to the church and those who were killed. She is wearing a shirt in honor of the nine people that were murdered. At the end of the interview she discusses all of that and is nearly in tears. She also competed in the Sr. competition and placed 8th.
Showalter throw 160-8 in the Discus to be the first high school finisher in the field with a new personal record. The Colorado State Champ talks about the hammer throw coming up tomorrow (June 26, 2015) as she looks to defend her National title. Showalter also recaps her great four years in HS before heading to the University of Wisconsin in the fall to throw for the Badgers.
Michael Norman's spikes are HOT after the 200m prelims in Eugene. The junior ran 20.85 to win his heat - he talks about the heat (!) and watching Noah Lyles run US #4 All-Time 10.14 to win the 100m yesterday
Andrew Hunter has been on a roll the past few weeks, hear what he had to say about today's prelim performance!
Check back for more video interview coverage all day from Eugene, Ore.
Follow along as Texas athletes compete in Eugene to make the US Jr team at the Pan American Games.
Full highlights of all the PRs, Top Nationally Ranked performances, and qualifiers for the US Jr Pan Am Team!
Your go to spot to find all the interviews with Texas athletes at USATF Outdoor National Champs
Kaylee Hinton had a huge PR to break 5,000 points for the first time to win.
Remember this guy? Cummings graduate Isaiah Moore will be competing against high schoolers and other college freshmen for a spot on Team USA at the Pan Am Juniors later this summer.
The Mississippi State freshman caps a stellar season that included a third place finish at NCAAs with defense of his USATF Junior title. But Curtis Thompson is not done yet, as he will return at 3pm to compete in the senior-level competition.
Harrison Williams breaks the 8,000 point mark for the first time in career history to win the Jr. Men's title. He scores a total of 8,001 points which puts him just 17 points away from the American Junior Record.
The Harvard commit ran 1:48 last year at World Youth Olympic Games in the 800m, but doesn't make it out of his prelim today. When we talked to him, there wasn't an official word of who qualified.
View photo albums from all three days of the USATF Junior National Championships!
Thursday marks the start of the 2015 USATF Junior National Championships at historic Hayward Field at the University of Oregon and Florida will be well represented.
Haney won the first of two Jr. Boys 1500m Prelim Heats in 3:52.65. The University of Oregon runner just finished his freshmen year and placed 3rd at NCAAs. He talks about racing against some of the best high school milers like Grant Fisher and Drew Hunter.
Lafayette Product Tyson Gay won USA Nationals last night
Barrington junior breaks state mark for 6 kg. hammer.
Wetzel finished sixth overall taking first in heat two with a time of 3:59.90. Wetzel placed fifth in the dream mile two weeks ago running 4:04.60. This past weekend he anchored two of his teams relays to All-American finishes at New Balance Nationals Outdoor.
The Tulsa recruit talks about being grateful for the opportunity to compete at Hayward Field before she enters college. Johnson, who hails from Missouri, is not done with her season yet, as she will compete on the summer track circuit, where she hopes to throw a PR of 170 feet before she enters college
US #1 Clark wins his heat with ease in 10.40. The top three times in the next and final prelim were faster including Noah Lyles' 10.29. Lyles beat Clark in the 200m and 100m (Clark false started and was DQed) last weekend at New Balance Nationals. Clark says getting redemption from last weekend is all he's been thinking about this week.
The Brown freshman had a break out year finishing 16th at NCAA's throwing 168-7 good enough to earn second team All-American honors. The Colorado native earned 10th at USATF Jr.'s last year as a high school senior. The true freshman holds the Brown, and Ivy League record of 183-9.
Mader finished 9th but was the second high schooler in the field throwing 151'-11". Coming in to the competition she was ranked U.S.#5 with a throw of 164'-4".
In only his first year throwing Tyler Hieb took 8th at the USATF Jr. Champs with a throw of 176'-8". He took second at the Oregon throwing his season PR of 192'-0".
Keeping you abreast of performances tied to Colorado...
Curtis Thompson was eager for another workout after winning the Jr. Nationals javelin first thing in the morning. The Mississippi State freshman, who was third at NCAAs, took sixth in the Senior Natls event. He threw nearly identical marks of 237-4 and 237-8 in both competitions.
All-American Stanford freshman Harrison Williams leads the Jr. Men's field after Day 1 at the USATF Jr. Nationals. He hurt his ankle during the high jump but does not think it will affect his performance tomorrow, as he looks for another 8,000+ point total.
Green-Sea Floyd alumnus Calesio Newman talks about the sport and this weekend at USATF Outdoors.
The Oregon-bound senior pulled his groin on his first attempt, but battled through the pain to improve his throws on the second and third attempts. Van Vuren has competed at Hayward Field five times now, but still feels the magic of the legendary arena.
Ryan Clark placed third in the historic Jr. Men's 200m with a PR of 20.46. The multiple-time All-American reflects on a strong high school career.
Noennig followed up an All-American performance at New Balance last weekend with a 13th place finish at USATF Juniors. The Wisconsin junior is looking forward to competing at the World Youth Trials in Illinois next week with the hopes of qualifying for the IAAF Championship in Cali, Colombia.
The North Carolina state record holder has a busy day - we caught up with her after the 100m hurdle prelims, in which she placed second to advance to the finals, before she prepped for the 400m hurdles at 1pm.
Haley Showalter talks about defending her national junior title, despite a few fouls.
Did you know Idaho and Georgia have a track and field connection? Check out USA Juniors this weekend.
Travis discusses his prep as well as competition at USA Juniors.
Green-Sea Floyd alumnus Calesio Newman talks about the sport and this weekend at USATF Outdoors.
Matt Katnik is one of several Golden State high-schoolers that will try to earn spots on Team USA for the Pan-Am Juniors in Canada later this summer.
The American Jr. Record holder talks about the transition from high school to college. She hopes to run in the 12 second range in the finals this afternoon.
Lovan had a jump of 19-2½ to place sixth at the USATF Jr. Championships.
Confident interview with Tolliver looking ahead to improving his rank in the final day of decathlon competition
The recent graduate from Bedford HS in Massachusetts, finished 2nd in the 3k in 9:37.41.
Noah Lyles won the 100m yesterday in the fourth-fastest time in high school history, but he's done celebrating as he has the 200m ahead
Sophia Rivera placed 7th in the Jr. Women's Javelin to cap a busy weekend where she also competed in the Senior Women's Javelin and earned runner-up honors in the Jr. Women's Shot Put.
Anna Cockrell (NC) wins her 400mH prelim, running the fastest time from all three prelims of 57.94. The rising senior out of Providence Day HS place 3rd in both the 100mH and 400mH last weekend at New Balance Nationals Outdoor.
The 400m Hurdler who just finished his freshman year at UNC - Chapel Hill won his final in 50.26. When Selmon says, "Stormin' Norman" he is referring to Norman Grimes of Texas, not Michael Norman (hold the #6 all-time HS 400m time of 45.19) as the reporter seems to infer.
The Minnesotan finishes in 5th in 1:50.29 before heading to the University of Minnesota in the fall.
Noah Lyles runs 10.14 in the 100m for the fourth fastest time ever run by an American high schooler. This performance comes only a week after winning both the 100m & 200m at New Balance Nationals Outdoor
Teahna Daniels runs 11.24 beating a field of college athletes to win the 100m USATF Jr. National Title. She talks about what her training has been like and what she's most excited for at Pan-Ams and in college
The Vista Murrieta, Calif. junior is excited to race after watching Noah Lyles run US #4 All-Time 10.14 100m yesterday. They race at 5:39pm PT!
The Memphis, Tenn. senior went out fearlessly in 51 seconds and held on for his first national title
The Lake Braddock, Va. sophomore's PR was a solo 4:46 1600m before Saturday, when she unleashed a monster kick to run the 10th fastest 1500m time in prep history
Drew Hunter out kicks the sub-four minute miler in the 1500m at USATF Jr. Nationals one week after handing Fisher his first defeat in two years at the Brooks PR Invitational
The sub-four minute miler talks about placing third in the 1500m at the USATF Junior National Championship
McGill-Toolen, Ala. senior Sean Collins is now tied with Paulo Benavides for U.S. No. 1 after placing third at the USATF Junior National Championships
Two all-time great performers from Virginia. Two USATF Jr. Nationals Champions. The top of sprints vs. the top of distance - when they meet in the middle, who wins? Vote in the Poll!
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