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Top 100 Most Popular Meets on MileSplit from Past Year Brandon Miles Jul 12, 2014

MileSplit and our MileSplit affiliate state sites have covered a lot of meets over the past year, but what meets were the most popular and visited for the results, coverage, articles, photos, videos, and interviews? Take a look as we list the top 100 most visited meet pages in the country on MileSplit over the past 12 months.

Kenny Selmon consistently quick between the hurdles Stephen Mazzone Jul 2, 2014

Kim Batten considers one of her protégés, recent New Balance National Outdoor 400m IH champion Kenny Selmon of Pace Academy, Ga., among a very small group that have potential to match the excellence of past great U.S. Olympians and his consistency to never break stride in the demanding race.

MNW Girls 4x100m Relay, Karimah Davis Deliver Championship Performances AT NBN Todd Grasley Jun 16, 2014

Three days of action packed track and field took over Greensboro, North Carolina for the New Balance Outdoor National Championship. The Sunshine State crowned two champions in the Miami Northwestern 4x100m Relay and Karimah Davis in the Emerging Elite girls 200 meters, while several earned All-American honors, and numerous athlets came home with new personal bests!  

Video Interviews with New Balance Nationals Champions Brandon Miles Jun 16, 2014

MileSplit's national coverage team at the New Balance Nationals Outdoor interviewed an extensive number of winners from the national meet in Greensboro varying from champions in freshmen, emerging elite, and championship division events as well as running events to field events and individuals to relays. Hear the athletes' stories and excitement in sharing how it feels to become a New Balance Nationals champion!

Virginia National Winners' & Top Performers' Interviews Nolan Jez Jun 15, 2014

MileStat and MileSplit teamed up this weekend and got interviews of nearly every single event winner thus far this weekend.After two days of action here are the interviews of Virginia athletes and relay teams that either won a national title or placed very highly in their respective events. 

Live Updates from New Balance Nationals Brandon Miles Jun 15, 2014

MileSplit will be on-site with extensive coverage for all three days of the 2014 New Balance Nationals Outdoor at North Carolina A&T University's Aggie Stadium in Greensboro, North Carolina from Friday, June 13th through Sunday, June 15th. Expect huge gallery of photos from our photographers, plenty of athlete video interviews from the meet winners from our coverage team, frequent meet updates on the site and through twitter (@milesplit), and more highlights and stories of the top performances from the all three days of action. 

VA 5 National Titles, 1 National Record, 1 State Record! VA Recap of Day 2 at NBON Nolan Jez Jun 14, 2014

Virginians did not waste anytime this Saturday as they lit up the track in the relays winning four national titles with the baton and one national title in the jumps. Leading the way for these performances was Western Branch's A shuttle hurdle relay squad, we do have to denote that this is the "A" squad because their "B" squad finished as the national runners-up. This team comprised of Funlayo Oluwole, Irielle Little, Milan Parks, and Ebony White ran a national record 56.55 to win the event. 

New Balance Nationals Saturday's Winners Brandon Miles Jun 14, 2014

Two national records were set in early action on Saturday at the New Balance Nationals with the Columbia girls anchored by a 2:06 split from Olivia Baker taking down the 1600 meter sprint medley relay national record in a remarkable time of 3:50.82, while Bailey Roth from Colorado not only defended his New Balance Nationals in the steeplechase, but took down a long standing US high school boys record of 23 years old at the 2K distance as he cleared all the barriers for 5 laps onto a time of 5:41.67. 

Admiral Farragut's Brittany McGee Set to Defend Heptathlon Title at New Balance Nationals Andy Warrener Jun 13, 2014

The 2014 Class A state finals might not have gone quite as well as Admiral Farragut's Brittany McGee had hoped. She only got in two jumps in long jump on a wet track and she injured her ankle during the 300m hurdle final and both hurdle marks in the 100m and 300m were off her personal best of the season. Still, McGee took home a third place medal in long jump and she was still plenty better than the rest of the field in the hurdle events, winning both. 

Top 25 High School Boys National Outdoor T&F Rankings (6/12) Brandon Miles Jun 12, 2014

The Flo 100 presented by ASICS is a rankings list of the top high school outdoor track & field performances nationally according to results and performances entered in the MileSplit database as of June 12th. In a special edition with the New Balance Nationals this weekend, we have added the additional events which will be contested at the national meet and changed the 1600/3200 lists to mile and two mile lists.

New Balance Nationals 'Performance List' - Girls Distance Brandon Miles Jun 12, 2014

The New Balance Nationals Outdoor will be held this year on June 13th through 15th in Greensboro, North Carolina. Each year, meet management releases entry list updates leading up to the event that show the competitors in each event by alphabetical order, but never shows the actual seed times or rankings for the events since they take in several factors beyond just a personal best or season best performance for heat and section assignment which is completely understandable as they try to match up the best of the best in country at that given time in the top sections of events. However, since MileSplit has a powerful and accurate database with virtually all of these athlete's personal bests and season bests, we are going to take a stab at putting together unofficial "performance lists" for each event and ranking the individuals and relays going into their meet based on their PR's for individuals and season bests for relays.

New Balance Nationals 'Performance List' - Boys Sprints/Hurdles Brandon Miles Jun 11, 2014

The New Balance Nationals Outdoor will be held this year on June 13th through 15th in Greensboro, North Carolina. Each year, meet management releases entry list updates leading up to the event that show the accepted competitors in each event by alphabetical order, but never shows the actual seed times or rankings for the events since they take in several factors beyond just a personal best or season best performance for heat and section assignment which is completely understandable as they try to match up the best of the best in country at that given time in the top sections of events. However, since MileSplit has a powerful and accurate database with virtually all of these athlete's personal bests and season bests, we are going to take a stab at putting together unofficial "performance lists" for each event and ranking the individuals and relays going into their meet based on their PR's for individuals and season bests for relays.

New Balance Nationals 'Performance List' - Girls Sprints/Hurdles Brandon Miles Jun 10, 2014

The New Balance Nationals Outdoor will be held this year on June 13th through 15th in Greensboro, North Carolina. Each year, meet management releases entry list updates leading up to the event that show the competitors in each event by alphabetical order, but never show the seed times or rankings as they take in several factors beyond just a personal best or season best performance for heat and section assignment.  However, since MileSplit has a powerful and accurate database with virtually all of these athlete's personal bests and season bests, we are going to take a stab at putting together unofficial "performance lists" for each event and ranking the individuals and relays going into their meet based on their PR's for individuals and season bests for relays