Central Bucks South: They just wanted to run fast Fran McLaughlin Mar 03, 2009

They knew they could because they had done so before. The toughest part was biding their time, waiting for the appropriate moment. With the shackles of their early season training finally removed, the Central Bucks South foursome of Jeff Dickson, Dave Manion, Matt Poiesz and Tom Mallon did let it rip, posting a season-best 7:49.01 to win the 4x800 meter relay at the PTFCA Indoor Championships.


2009 Millrose Games HS Girls Mile Field Fran McLaughlin Jan 19, 2009

Duke bound Juliet Bottorff, of Tatnall, DE, who clocked 4:59.60 to win the mile at the Yale Track Classic over the weekend, is one of nine girls named to the prestigious high school mile field for the upcoming Millrose Games. Jillian Smith (NJ) returns to defend her crown.

Trip to the Big Apple proves fruitful for Smith Fran McLaughlin Jan 14, 2009

There would be no ceremonial glassware or automatic invitation to the Millrose Games, the spoils heaped upon the victor of the annual Hispanic Games mile.

However, Doug Smith did not depart the New Balance Track and Field Center at the Armory empty handed last Saturday. In fact, the Gil-St. Bernard’s star headed back to New Jersey with something far more valuable – his confidence.

Hail-e to the Foot Locker King Fran McLaughlin Dec 14, 2008

To hear Trevor Dunbar tell it, Solomon Haile slithered away gracefully. There was no great move, no defining surge, no decisive burst. It was simply a methodical sharpening of the pace that, before those with him noticed, turned into an insurmountable margin.