Riverside student-athlete Andrew Whaley is preparing for one of the biggest races of his life, the World Games in Athens, Greece. Like the Gladiators of ancient times, Whaley, is a true warrior, a Special Olympian, but he won't take the journey alone.
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.
S.C. USATF Master Official Norman Venyah gives an inside look of his experience serving at the Olympic Trials.
Chris Kling's introduction to the sport of track and field wasn't exactly a pleasant experience. As a freshman at Timken Senior High School, Kling ran the 800 and threw the discus, but it was a relay that left a sour taste in his mouth.
Broad Run rising senior Jonathan Russell recently completed a remarkable stretch of races to wrap up his 2011 outdoor season in competing for Team USA at the World Youth Championships in France earlier in July. Under the direction of his club coach Fenton Hugg, Russell (pictured right by Victah Sailer of photorun.net) took what had already been a breakthrough spring season with two state titles at the AA State Outdoor Championships including breaking a 20 year old meet record in the 300 meter hurdles to another level in the summer months. MileStat.com caught up Russell for an interview after returning stateside from his first international meet experience in France. Read interview with Russell...
Green-Sea Floyd alumni Matthew Elliot, now running for Brooks and GU Energy, shares his experience after competing at Hayward Field in the U.S.A. Championships.
Robin Reynolds (Fla.) talks about winning 400 world trials.
Justin Fondren (Miss.) talks about winning world trials high jump.
Jacob Burcham of West Virginia talks about winning world trials 1,500-meter run.
Aldrich Bailey (Texas) talks about winning the 200-meter dash at world trials. Bailey also won the 400-meter dash.
Taylor Morgan (Pa.) talks about winning world trials high jump.
MYRTLE BEACH -- Forty athletes will represent the United States at the IAAF World Youth Championships from July 6-10 in Lille, France, USATF announced today.
Lateisha Philson (pictured right) broke the New York State junior class 100 hurdles record in 13.69, finishing third at World Youth Trials Wednesday.
Today in South Carolina, Miami Jackson star Robin Reynolds captured the Girls 400 Meter victory with a 52.84 after also winning the Intermediate 400 championship last year. Arman Hall of St. Thomas Aquinas qualified for Worlds in the 200, finishing second in 21.13. This event is a qualifier for the World Youth Championships in France.
Photo by John Olson, SCRunners.com
Fresh off earning All-American Honors at New Balance Nationals Butler’s Tretez Kinnaird has won the 800m Run at the World Youth Track & Field Trials in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.
Maddie Meyers (Wash.) talks about setting a U.S. steeplechase record.
Maddie Meyers ran pretty much solo to an impressive USR time of 6:32.02 in the 2K steeple. Wilson, Williams, Baisden and Weissenbach make it through their respective event rounds unscathed. (Photo by John Olson)
A four-man team of track and field Kentucky all-stars will compete at the World Youth Trials June 28-19 in Myrtle Beach, SC. All four athletes were 2011 KHSAA Track and Field Champions in their events and will attempt to become members of the 40-person Team US World Youth Championships squad which competes July 6-10 in Lille, France.
Richard German, a student-athlete at Charleston Southern University and Wando alumni, shares a journal from his triple to USATF Junior Nationals in Eugene, Ore.
The USATF state association and City of Myrtle Beach are the hosts of world trials and U.S.A. Youth Championships that starts Tuesday at Doug Shaw Stadium.
Jerome Singleton, a disabled athlete from the state, is on the ballot for the 2011 ESPYS.
Chris Brown (Hanahan) and Leanna Morrison (Berkeley) were named Gatorade state Athletes of the Year.
Greenville alumna Sandi Morris finished second in the pole vault at USATF Junior Championships at Hayward Field in Eugene, Ore. (Photo courtesy of Josh Langley)
Here is a list of New Yorkers entered and listed as “qualified” for the World Youth Track and Field Trials as of today, June, 24, 2011. The World Youth Championships are July, 6-10 in Lille, France.
The deadline for entry in the 2011 USA Youth Championships is Tuesday at 11:59 p.m.
GREENSBORO, N.C. -- Christal Green finished fourth in the 200 finals (24.77) and third in the 400 finals (53.54) at New Balance Nationals.
MYRTLE BEACH -- The final day of competition at the USATF State Junior Olympics concludes Sunday afternoon at Doug Shaw Stadium.
Dreher coach Daniel Brooks has been coaching track and field athletes for 30 years and helped dozens sign college scholarships, so when he says senior Christal Green ranks, "right there at the top," that is quite an accomplishment.
West Florence senior sprinter Lauren Ellis talks about her college signing with Stanford and her final choices.
A former high school and college pole vaulter and coach hopes Lexington County will allow him to build a much-needed indoor vaulting training facility.
USATF S.C. Association told scrunners.com the USATF Youth Committee has awarded the city of Myrtle Beach two national meets for 2011.