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USATF National Jr. Olympic Championship Aug 1, 2011

The USATF National Jr. Olympic Championship meet will take place in Wicthia, KS @ Cessna Stadium-Witchia State University from July 26th-31st. There will be Five Maine athletes competing in the Nationals, Zachary Haskell of Gray (Youth-HJ), Jack Peters (Young Men Decathlon), Christina Smith of Poland (Youth 800m, 1500m, & 3000m), Seraphina Provenzano of Holden (Youth 800m) Hope Kohtala of Poland (Youth-200m & HJ), & Kate Hall of Casco (Youth- LJ, 100m & 200m.  Complete Recap posted

Buckley Earns 2 All-American Titles at USATF Junior Olympics Aug 2, 2011

  Christian Buckley of Poca West Virginia competing in the youth division (13-14 year olds) pulled off a double All-American feat in the discus and shot put at the USATF National Junior Olympic Outdoor Track & Field Championships held at Wichita State University in Wichita, Kansas. Buckley threw a personal best 157' 8" in the discus to earn 4th place and heaved the shot put 44' 10.25" to place 7th and another personal best. The top 8 places in the National meet earn All-American status.  

USATF National JOs: Day 2 Jul 27, 2011

Alexa Chacon, third from right, brought home third place in the intermediate girls heptathlon. Contributed photo.

USATF National JOs: Day 3 Jul 28, 2011

Although there were plenty of events today, Colorado's placers were relatively few and far between.

USATF National JOs: Day 1 Jul 26, 2011

The National Junior Olympic Track and Field Championships have barely begun and Colorado has already made its mark.

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