Pan American Junior Athletics Championships 2011

Miramar, FL


National records and personal bests set by BVI athletes at Pan Am Juniors Jason Byrne Jul 28, 2011

  Jevonte Croal placed fifth in the Long Jump and Kanishque Todman established a Heptathlon National Record while Raheem “Ras” Taylor set an 800m personal best, highlighting the British Virgin Islands’ performances when competition wrapped up at the Pan Am Junior Track and Field Championships in Miramar, Florida on Sunday. (via BVI News)  

Tyson 2nd at Pan Am Jr Games - 11.39! Brandon Miles Jul 27, 2011

Recent Western Branch High School graduate Keilah Tyson matched her 11.39 state record performance from the AAA State Championships in June with a runner-up finish (and 1.7 wind legal time) in the finals of the 100 meter dash at the Pan Am Junior Championships last weekend. Tyson made the U.S. team for the Pan Am Junior Games held in Miramar, Florida orginally as an alternate replacement from one of the original team qualifiers at the US Junior Nationals. Another incredible feat for the University of Kentucky signee Tyson in placing second against the best junior age sprinters on two continents (North America & South America).   Watch video interview with Keilah Tyson at Pan Am  

Diamond Dixon Competes for USA at Pan American Junior Games Jul 25, 2011

Last weekend Kansas sprinter Diamond Dixon represented the United States by taking part in the Pan American Junior Games in Miramar, Fla.. The sophomore-to-be nabbed a silver medal in the 400 meter dash while also helping Team USA's 4X400-meter relay team take home gold.

Eddie Owens earns Silver at Pan Am Jrs Christopher Hunt Jul 24, 2011

National champ Eddie Owens placed second at the Pan Am Junior Championships in the 3,000-meter steeplechase Sunday at the Ansin Sports Complex in Mirmar, Fla. Owens, a recent graduate of Packer Collegiate in Brooklyn, crossed the line in 9:07.11.

Springer Finishes Fifth at Junior Pan Am Games Jul 24, 2011

MIRAMAR, Fla. - Nicholls State University sophomore javelin thrower Jaimee Springer staked her claim as one of the top young javelin throwers in the western hemisphere on Sunday as the Llyodminster, Alberta, Canada native claimed fifth place at the 2011 Pan American Games with a throw of 43.51 m (142 ft. 9.0 in.).

Monte Corley Wins 400 Hurdles at Pan Am Juniors Jul 23, 2011

Cal's Monte Corley captured the men's 400-meter hurdles at the Pan American Junior Championships Saturday in Miramar, Fla., with a personal-best time of 51.21 seconds. The mark broke the Cal freshman record of 51.31 set by Larry Cowling in 1979.

Pan Am Juniors: On-Site Coverage, Florida Highlights Jason Byrne Jul 21, 2011

We are on site here in Miramar for the Pan American Junior Championships involving the best 19-and-under athletes from North America, Central America, the Carribean, and South America. It's going to be a great show! Our five-person international coverage team will be covering the meet with photo, video, and editorial coverage starting Friday morning through the meet's completion on Sunday evening.