Owen Burton won last year's 1A Boys pole vault under adverse conditions.
Ian Jackson was a likely candidate to win the 400, plus possibly a couple more events as well.
Lily Williams almost certainly would have left a mark on this year's state meet.
Preslie Coffey entered the season ranked among the top hurdlers in New Mexico.
Mason Howard was one of three seniors who made Simla an intriguing dark-horse candidate for a state title this spring.
Joslin Blair warranted a much better ending to her high school career than COVID-19. It wasn't what she got, though.
Galvin Curley figured to have an oversized impact in this year's distance events as well.
Nothing at the opening day of the 2014 Colorado State Track and Field Championships generated as much buzz and conversation as the train wreck at the fifth hurdle of the 3A boys 110 meter hurdles prelims.
Bluebird skies greet the first track and field competition in Colorado in a long while on Saturday.
Elco Garcia ran cross for Bayfield since Ignacio doesn't have a program, but he's posted several nice years of track for Ignacio.
Sevilla Duran was one of many 3A senior girls for whom May figured to be a showcase, but wasn't.
Caitlin Simmons had her jumps game going strong in indoor. She never got to show it in outdoor.
What are we to make of a season where it's been two months since anyone answered the report of a starter's pistol?
Kaela Edwards, a blast from the past, happens to hold the top 4A 800 time from the last decade. A lot of folks will be surprised to learn that.
Jordan Spencer figures on any short list of seniors who would have had a big impact at this year's 5A state meet.
What are we to make of a season where nobody answered the report of a starter's pistol for two solid months?
Ryan Boucher's win in the 400 was attended by some less-obvious help in the relays as well.
Colorado has had a large number of nationally-dominant female athletes in the last decade. Haley Showalter is one of those.
Edwin (Alex) Herring wins the 1600 with a time of just over 4:10!
Scott Carter looms large in the results of the 3A Boys Meet of the Decade.
Aubri Wrye split her high school time between Estancia and East Mountain, but left a few 2A marks in her wake while at Estancia.
Ginger Hutton dominated a lot of distance events in her day, including lapping most of the field.
Jericho Cleveland owns two seconds and a first in the virtual meet placings.
A seven-foot high jump clearance by Colt Sessions was the 4A standard for the decade.
Morgan Crotta owns the pole vault at an even eleven feet.
Shame on you if you've forgotten about Jennifer Celis. I promise you Tabor Scholl hasn't.
Cordell Davis is the top-ranked triple jumper of the decade, but he shows up on several other lists as well.
Raymond Bozmans was, and remains, in a league of his own as a sprinter.
Cera Chavez holds the 4A Girls 200 meter standard and is only two places out of first at 100m.
It was cold and wet on the last day of state, 2012, but Sierra Williams still tore it up.