Foot Locker South Regional 2012

Charlotte, NC


Shrine Bowl Run special for Daniel’s Matthew Geer Dec 15, 2012

CLEMSON – In one sense, the Geer family will have come full circle by the time son Matthew hands the game ball to the referee next weekend, prior to the start of the annual Shrine Bowl football game in Spartanburg.  

Foot Locker South: West Coast Bus Experience Nov 28, 2012

11/22/12 - 10:30 p.m.: The bus pulls out from the Fort Myers High School parking lot and noses north up US 41 towards I-75. On board are athletes, coaches and chaperones from Naples, Palmetto Ridge, Labelle, Fort Myers, Cypress Lake, Golden Gate and North Fort Myers high schools. Noted participants are Alex Pedraza, Tyler Bennett, Ace Brown, Bobby Ormsby and Buddy Gates.

Double Indoor National Champ Castro Wins at Foot Locker South Nov 28, 2012

Amazing 9 year old and double indoor AAU National Champion Noah Castro of Hurricane, West Virginia easily won the Foot Locker South Region 3000m boys 10 and under race  with a blazing fast time of 10:59 for a 5:54 mile pace. The future of West Virginia and U.S. distance running is looking very good. Watch out world, here comes Noah! No ark needed this time.  

PG's Demarest qualifies for nationals Nov 26, 2012

CHARLOTTE -- Porter-Gaud's Brent Demarest qualified for Foot Locker Nationals with 10th place time of 15:06 at Foot Locker South today in McAlpine Park. 

Brickell and Hort Qualify for Foot Locker Nationals! Georgia Boys Win Team Honors and Girls 2nd!! Nov 25, 2012

What an outstanding day for Georgia Harriers as Josh Brickell roared around McAlpine Park in 14:49 placing 2nd in the Boys Seeded race and Brad Hort earned his first trip to San Diego placing 6th cracking sub 15: as 2 of the best pure athletes in all of Georgia will make the trip to Foot Locker Nationals. It was a Great day for TEAM GEORGIA as the boys "team" won, scoring 67 points defeating mighty Virginia and the girls were 2nd scoring 78 points, Georgia's best showing in years...This TEAM GEORGIA thing has really improved our post season results in that when it started we had few kids run and now we are WINNING the meet! .Also of note is a strong showing from the up and coming 13/14 year olds. The ATC and Team Georgia committee are to be comended for their choices and need to take a bow as well! Pictured are the 5 Top Boys Medalists from Georgia.

Trefz and Brafford Top WV Boys at Foot Locker South Nov 25, 2012

Nick Trefz (senior) of Fairmont Senior and Matthew Brafford (junior) of George Washington were the fastest West Virginia runners at the Foot Locker South Region held at Mc Alpine Park in Charlotte, NC on Saturday.

Bridget Blake is Lone Florida Qualifier for Foot Locker Nats Nov 24, 2012

Florida 4A Champion Bridget Blake will be making a return trip to San Diego this year! The Dr. Phillips senior will be the lone representative from the Sunshine State. Blake improved upon her seventh place finish last year with a sixth place personal best of 17:12 on the lightning fast McAlpine Park course.

Drazba 3rd in 17:10; Paladino 10th in 17:32 at Foot Locker South Nov 24, 2012

More later, but Maggie Drazba of St. Marys was 3rd in 17:10 and Amelia Paladino of University was 10th! Both qualify for Foot Locker Nationals to be held on December 8, 2012 at Balboa Park in San Diego CA. Seeded Girls Video featuring WV girls 2012 FL South Seeded Girls Video

November 24th: Kentucky's Day of Running Destiny! Nov 23, 2012

  Tomorrow brings the running world in Kentucky two huge races both being held miles away in North Carolina.  Foot Locker South sees Kentucky potentially having its first back to back national qualifier with Jacob Thomson.  Nike Cross Southeast has Assumption back in a spot to qualify again after becoming the first Kentucky girls team ever last year.  St. Xavier is also the same potential spot looking at their second trip to Portland (made NXN in 2005, before Regional Qualifying.)  Regardless of what actually happens this day just like the whole year, it will be one that shows Kentucky is on the move up . 

Foot Locker South Preview Nov 23, 2012

The south's top runners will head to McAlpine Greenway Park in Charlotte, North Carolina for the Foot Locker South Cross Country Championships. The top ten boys and top ten girls in the seeded race will advance to Foot Locker Nationals December 8th in San Diego, California.

Foot Locker South - VA Boys Preview Nov 23, 2012

Skyline's Thomas Madden along with Chantilly's Sean McGorty will attempt to successfully qualify for a second straight Foot Locker Nationals on Saturday at the South Regional in Charlotte. Madden is especially eager to race again to make up for a disappointing 7th place finish in the Group AA state race and get back to his sub 15 minute 5K form from earlier in the season at Great American.

Foot Locker South - VA Girls Preview Nov 23, 2012

Sophie Chase of Lake Braddock has the opportunity on Saturday to become a three-time Foot Locker Nationals qualifier and potentially win the Foot Locker South Regional title (only two Virginia girls have won since 1999). Can any other girls from Virginia join her to be San Diego bound for the first time?

Foot Locker South Preview: Florida Edition Nov 23, 2012

The state championships have come and gone and now Florida's top runners will see how they fare against runners from across the southern United States. McAlpine Greenway Park in Charlotte, North Carolina the site of Foot Locker South Cross Country Championships. The Sunshine State has been well represented the past few years sending multiple runners to Foot Locker Nationals in San Diego, California. This year looks to be no different with the strongest hopefuls coming in 4A state champions Andres Arroyo and Bridget Blake.