Clermont native Kaylin Whitney put together two jaw-dropping races, running a 23.41 200-meter dash on Saturday and followed that up with an 11.59 in the 100-meter dash on Sunday.
Lots of national records and other great performances being set at the AAU meet in Texas!
Update: “Dante did it!” Dante Price of Harpers Ferry moves into the finals of the 17-18 100M dash with a time of 10.61 seconds. Making him a double sprint qualifier for the in the top age group sprint competition of the year. The 200M finals will be run tomorrow at 12:30PM and the 100M on Sunday at 12:00 PM Striders continue to roll as Dante Price of Harpers Ferry moves into the finals of the 17-18 200M dash with a time of 21.28 seconds.
Rising 8th grade high jump star , Carly Hinkle finished 2nd at the 2012 USATF National Junior Olympics in the 13-14 girls high jump setting a new personal record jump of 5’ 5”. H
Emily Godwin a junior from Buckhannon-Upsur and the US#6 ranked high jumper coming into the 2012 USATF National Junior Olympic Championships took home the gold today in the high jump with a clearing height of 5' 8.75" in Baltimore Maryland at the Morgan State University Track and Field complex. Her impressive resume now has the title of National Champion. I will add photos later.
Lake Brantley High School rising senior Maite Moscoso proved again why she is considered the top junior walker in the United States. She won the Young Women's division national championship at the USATF Junior Olympics on Tuesday in Baltimore, Maryland.
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Group AAA indoor 55 meter and outdoor 100 meter dash champion Mustaq'eem Williams of Forest Park has been rolling this week at Morgan State University for the USATF National Junior Olympics. After cruising through the first round of the 100 meter dash with a 10.62 clocking to advance, Williams turned it up a notch in the semi-finals with the state's fastest time in the 2012 outdoor season with a field-leading time of 10.39, which is also fifth fastest in Virginia high school history.
Emily Godwin is a Track & Field All - American finishing 4th in the Young womens Heptathlon with a total score of 4532 points at the USA Track & Field Junior Olympics at Morgan State University in Baltimore MD
S.C. USATF Master Official Norman Venyah gives an inside look of his experience serving at the Olympic Trials.
Dante Price of Harpers Ferry has earned All-American honors in the 200m with a personal best 21.22 while running the turns precisionally out of lane 5. Price has another opportunity tomorrow as he competes in the 100m dash finals. Pictures to be added later.
The South Carolina USATF association is holding its annual meeting this Saturday at Dreher in Columbia. The meeting starts at 2 p.m. Interim state president Tim Tyler talks about USATF in the state and the past year.
BALTIMORE, Md. - Thousands of athletes, parents and fans flocked to the track and watched additional national records fall at the USA Track & Field National Junior Olympic Championships Wednesday as competition continued at W.A.C. Hughes Stadium on the campus of Morgan State University.
Wanda alumna Anna Fairey recaps her high school career and talks about the future.
The AAU Junior Olympics were held in Humble, Texas this year and the USATF National Junior Olympics were in Baltimore, Maryland. Below are all the Kentucky athletes who finished in the top 25 in their event.
National Champ Castro Leads Way Noah Castro of Scott West Virginia has taken up where he left off from the indoor season. On Saturday, the double national champion in the boys Bantam Division at AAU Northern Indoor National Championships, took the Region 5 JO by 16 seconds with a 5:05.78 1500m in the Bantam Boys division. This meet is a national qualifying meet for the 2012 USATF National Junior Olympic Track & Field Championships to be held at Morgan State Univesity in Baltimore, Maryland on July 23-29. Qualifiers with First place finishes: Dante Price -100M Noah Castro - 1500M Christian Buckley - Discus Austin Garrett Pole Vault Youth Boys 4x800 Relay Sam Thomas, Jacob Harris,Jabron Stokes & Zerique Hardy Barkley Castro - 1500M
Dante Price of Harpers Ferry finished fifth in the 100m dash earning his 2nd All-American designation in the 17-18 young men’s age category. Noah Castro of Winfield posted a personal best of 5:01.61 in the 9-10 boys 1500M and finished fourth
BALTIMORE, Md. - Each athlete was determined to make the record books as 11 records fell on the final two days of competition at the USA Track & Field National Junior Olympic Championships. Competition concluded Sunday at W.A.C. Hughes Stadium on the campus of Morgan State University. The 11 additional records brings the total number to 20 records that fell during the Junior Olympic Championships as the Sub-Bantam Girls 4x100m bettered that record for the second time in competition
After the first day of competition in the Girls 17-18 Heptathlon Capital City Strider Emily Godwin of Buchannon WV after four events is firmly in second place behind Kendall Gustafson of California.
Megan McCloskey wins IG HJ - USATF JO's
BALTIMORE,Md- Other athletes were not the only thing competitors had to battle at the USA Track & Field National Junior Olympic Championships Thursday as temperatures soared well over 100 degrees as competition continued at W.A.C. Hughes Stadium on the campus of Morgan State University.
Striders continue to bring home medals and All-American honors for several West Virginia student athletes on the third (3) day of competition.
BALTIMORE - 8,000 of America's next generation of track and field stars will take center stage at the 2012 USA Track & Field National Junior Olympic Championships July 23-29 in Baltimore, Md., at W.A.C. Hughes Stadium on the campus of Morgan State University.
Class AA State Long Jump Record Holder Brianne Brown of North Oldham has earned All-American honors at the USATF National Junior Olympics in Baltimore, Maryland.
After clearing her first hurdle as a 3-year-old eluding a dog, Javonne Antoine has jumped to the top (via )
Junior Olympic National SP champ JO national and meet record.
HJ Bantam Record Interview 10 yr old jumps near 5 feet!
JaeLen Means (Gateway Senior High - Monroeville, PA); Cameron Gray (Gateway Senior High - Monroeville, PA); Louis Berry (Shadyside Academy - Pittsburgh, PA); Edward Harris (Pittsburgh, PA)
Ben Freed is the definition of a modern-day runner, using all of the tools -- physical, mental and technological -- at his disposal to get the best of his competition.
Five young athletes from Harford County earned All-America honors in the National Junior Olympics of the USA Track and Field July 26-30 in Baltimore. (via baltimoresun.com)
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