She didn't qualify for Brooks PR -- yet! -- but seventh-grade phenom Tamari Davis made an impact on Flo Golden South
The 100m, 400m, 800m and Mile races at Flo Golden South were auto qualifiers for the Brooks PR Invitational
The top 50 girls in the hurdles and sprints at Flo Golden South over the past 10 years
We predict the winners of every Brooks PR qualifier: 100m, 400m, 800m, Mile
The most exciting non Brooks PR qualifying race could be the boys 110m hurdles. We profile American Heritage senior McKinly Brown who owns the most state titles in the field, but might just be the most overshadowed. Brown will also compete in his favorite event the 400m hurdles and has more experience than his competition with the 4th fastest time in the country to his credit.
Olympic hopeful Trayvon Bromell raced at Golden South for three years as a standout high schooler
New Balance professional Trayvon Bromell, one of the best young sprinters in the country, ran the Golden South Classic three times in his high school career and won the 100m race as a senior in 10.27s! We caught up with Trayvon to talk about his memories of the Golden South Classic and it's springboard to future success.
Wyatt High School from Texas still holds the national records in the 4x100m and 4x200m relays
Current Florida Gators Darrielle McQueen (pictured) and Kimani Rushing are the only two to clear 40 feet in the triple jump in the last ten years at Golden South. McQueen leaped 40'1.25" in 2013 while Rushing went 40'0.5" in 2015. We take a look at the top 50 girls marks in EVERY field event at Golden South in the past decade.
Spruce Creek's Jeffrey Spence leaped 24'2" to win the long jump crown at the 2015 Golden South Classic. Spence's mark is the only over 24 feet in meet history over the last decade. Can anyone go over 24 feet in 2016 at Flo Golden South? We take a look at the top 50 boys field event marks since 2006.
Haines City junior Amuru Patterson opened up eyes all season when she ran 11.57w at the Pre-State and followed that up with wind legal times of 11.63 and 11.64 at district and regionals and 23.85 in the 200 at the same regional meet. Patterson went onto win her first two state titles, capturing gold in the 100 and 200m dash for class 4A. See what she's been up to in the two weeks since and how she is preparing for Flo Golden South and the rest of the postseason.
Finalized entries released for Flo Golden South.
The best athletes from the southern United States will be on display Saturday at the National Training Center in Clermont for the 2016 Flo Golden South. Check out the performance lists and see who is entered and don't forget to watch LIVE on Saturday!
With eight Brooks PR auto bids on the line, Flo Golden South is set to be SPICY!
Top fifty girls distance performers since 2006
Sophomore Dalton Hengst has run 4:10 in the 1600m. Check out his workout before Flo Golden South!
Lily Williams of Chiles High School (FL) capped off her senior season by winning the mile at the 2012 Golden South Classic in 4:46.15 which stands as the fast time in meet history over the last ten years. We take a look at the top marks in the girls distance events from the past decade! Who makes the cut and who will add their name to the list after Flo Golden South this weekend?
2013 produced one of the fastest 800m races in the last decade at Golden South with the top three under 1:51.53 lead by Cory Nicholls of McEachern (GA) who ran 1:50.69. We take a look at the top 50 boys times in every distance event since 2006!
The future adidas pro was the undisputed US #1 ranked sprinter in her senior year
Tamari Davis is only a 7th grader, but Saturday she will line up next to girls four and five years older at Flo Golden South. Davis isn't threatened though, feeling as if she belongs right next to them, and says she's been working hard to run at this meet where she failed to qualify for the finals last year running 12s. We caught up with her Coach Gary Evans to talk about this special athlete and her preparation for the weekend.
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The top 10 ranked performers in every event over the past decade
The top 50 male athletes in each event in meet history
Former Oak Ridge standout and current Florida Gator Sharrika Barnett wowed the crowd when she scorched the track at last year's Golden South Classic running 52.89 for 400m which is nearly half a second faster than the next closest time in the last decade! We take a look at the 50 fastest marks since 2006 in the girls sprint/hurdle events. Which athletes will add their name to this list in 2016?
Tyree Hill of Georgia went beast mode at the 2012 Golden South Classic running 10.19 in the 100m prelims and closing out the night with a 20.14 in the 200m dash! Those times were the fastest in the country at the time and stand as the best in meet history over the last decade. See who makes the top 50 boys sprint/hurdle performances since 2006.
The two-time Olympic medalist left his mark on the Flo Golden South Invitational in 1997
Interview with Dalton Hengst after his final workout prepping for the Golden South Classic mile on Monday.
The meet is heating up with many athletes wanting to win a golden ticket to Brooks PR.
Octavious Freeman stole the show at the 2011 Golden South Classic winning both the 100 and 200m dash. Her times of 11.21 and 22.96 stand as the fastest of the last decade. We take a look at the top girls times/marks in every event over the last ten years of the meet and don't forget to register to make your mark on history here!