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5 Virginia track prepsters to take part in USATF Junior Nationals in Iowa Jun 18, 2013

In an upward trend which hopefully continues for future years, a total of 5 Virginia high school track & field athletes are headed to Des Moines, Iowa this weekend to compete at the USATF Junior Nationals with spots on the line to make the US Junior team for the Pan Am Junior Games later this summer in Columbia. The list of Virginia high school entrants include South County's Felecia Majors (400m, long jump), Chantilly's Sean McGorty (1500m), Forest Park's Ricky Morgan (400m), Battlefield's Ellison Grove (800m), and Liberty Christian Academy's Micah Brickhill (800m).

USA Junior/Senior Championships: Florida Connections Jun 19, 2013

The USA Outdoor Track & Field Championships in Des Moines, Iowa will have a Florida flare. The Sunshine state is represented in the junior division by several high school standouts as well as area college freshman. In the senior decision numerous Florida natives and those who go or went to school in the state, range from college standouts to professional athletes will be trying to punch their tickets to the World Championships in Moscow.

Neeley Clears Barriers for Columbia Jun 22, 2013

Bethany Neeley (Greentown, Ind.) ran the 3rd fastest time ever by a high schooler in the 3000m steeplechase to take second place at the USA Junior Track & Field Championships on Friday in Des Moines, Iowa.

Franklin Storms to Junior National Title in 400 Hurdles Jun 23, 2013

Autumne Franklin receives her medal at the Junior National Championships Saturday (Photo: Harvard Track and Field). Video of the 400 Hurdles Race Post Race Interview With Autumne Franklin DES MOINES, Iowa – In her finest performance of a stellar freshman campaign, Harvard hurdler Autumne Franklin captured the 400 hurdles title Saturday at the USA Track and Field Junior National Championships on the campus of Drake University. With the win, Franklin has earned the chance to represent the United States at the Pan-Am Junior Championships in Colombia at the end of August. (via Harvard)

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