Eligible to all high school students! Upload a 60 second video commentating on anything by May 22nd via the form below. Two winners will be picked by Brooks for an all-expenses paid trip to Seattle, where the student reporter will work with Flotrack and Milesplit to commentate the Brooks PR Invitational at the Renton Memorial Stadium.
The Burrito Mile is back for the 3rd year in a row! Last year the boys winner was Alex Johnson in 6:47, and Jenn Cook in 9:04. Alex Johnson won a tight race over Etowah Alum Ryan Cross. This year we are hoping for a bigger turnout, and much stronger competition. We are holding the race at Etowah High School on May 17th at 10am. This year we are bringing back the 4x800 to back up the main event!
Coverage from Saturday's events at the Arcadia Invitational. (via MileSplit)
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The Houston County Championship has always been a competitive meet and this one served as a warmup for Region meets upcoming next week. Warner Robins' had a balanced attack to take the Boys County title and Northside Warner Robins was just too talented on the Girls side easily winning the title.
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 April 9th.
Demek Kemp from Monroe Area High School signs his NLI to compete for South Carolina State
Watch all of the race videos here from the 2014 Westlake Relays on April 5th in Atlanta, Georgia at Westlake High School.
A list of the US high school boys national leaders as of April 7th in the most commonly contested events during the 2014 outdor track & field season based on performances currently entered in MileSplit database. (via MileSplit)
Meet recap and complete coverage from the 2014 Mobile Challenge of Champions in Alabama. (via MileSplit)
The Georgia track & field teams concluded a strong weekend at the Florida Relays on Saturday afternoon, including posting 10 different season-best marks. (via www.georgiadogs.com)
Here are the top highlights from Tuesday thru Friday. many schools were on Spring Break this past week. Also includes the Galloway Invitational and Cook Holliday "Rotary Club" Bulldogg Relays from Saturday.
Georgia was very well represented at the Mobile Challenge of Champions as a pair of Fabulous Frosh including Carson Dingler of First Presbyterian Day School (Macon) and Candace Hill from Rockdale County made their presence on the National scene with their outstanding performances. Overall 23 MileSplit National Silver Elite standards were met!
31 teams were scheduled to run at the 2014 Westlake Relays with many of them having top athletes. Nationally ranked sprinters and relays threw down against team powerhouses in an exciting day of running with some events that aren’t run as frequent. Images and video should be coming soon...
The Westlake Relays is the place to be Saturday as 31 teams converge into South Atlanta to do battle in a variety of Relays, Field Events and showcase Individual events. Ga.MileSplit will be onsite shooting stills and video once again. In the relay section the highlight event will be the 4x100 with Westlake battling against New Manchester as the both are under 47.5 which puts them top 15 in the nation.
It came down to the 4x400 relay. Cedar Shoals slipped by Athens Christian in the final race of Thursday's Clarke/Oconee area track meet at North Oconee to capture the boys area title. (via Online Athens)
This past week's 1A Private Girls overall 'Athlete of the Week' is Chelsea Zoller of Holy Innocents. Zoller clocked times of 25.66/59.29 at the Landmark #7 Invite last Saturday.
For the 1A Private Boys we have co- overall 'Athletes of Week'. Reilly Friedman turned in a 9:30 at Marietta FNL and Christian Coleman of OLM cannot be denied after clocking a 10.7/21.61 at the Run Fit Golden Eagle Invitational.
Gordon Lee's boys have been getting stronger as of late and this past week's 1A Public Boys overall 'Athlete of the Week' is Dylan Smith as he turned in the top 3200 time thus far in the class at 10:30
For the 1A Public Girls Uniqua Mosley of Portal has been selected as the overall 'Athlete of the Week' after her performances in the SEB 3-27 meet in the TJ and 100 hurdles.
Victoria Powell of Lovett HS and Leah Ward from Fitzgerald are the co- overall 2A Girls 'Athletes of the Week. Powell clocked fast times in the 200/400 meters at 25.58/57.48 at the Westminster Invite and Leah Ward cleared a bar of 11-00 last nite at a Fitzgerald Home Meet.
For the 2A Boys week ending 4-1, Mason Hamick is selected as the overall 'Athlete of the Week' after he cleared a bar of 15-0 at the Greater Atlanta Christian Quad.
Daniel Haugh of St.Pius X HS has been a monster in the Throws this season, and he once again is selected as the 3A Boys overall 'AOW' after his performances (especially the Discus at 183-2) at the Nike Panther Relays. David Curry of Buford surged into the #2 spot in the 3A PV rankings after he cleared a 14-0 bar at the Gwinnett County Championships making him a co- 'AOW' this past week.
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 April 3rd.
The Girls 3A overall 'Athlete of the Week' is Niata Alexander of New Hampstead HS. At the Marietta Friday Nite Lights meet, Niata clocked impressive times in the 200 and 400 meter dashes at 24.81 and 56.89 earning her the 'AOW'.
The overall 4A Girls athlete of the week was none other than Venida Fagan of Chamblee HS. At the very competitive and sometimes wild and unpredictable DeKalb County Championships she clocked swift times in the 200/400 meter dashes at 24.81 and 56.42.
Carrollton's Boys are closing in on Marist in 4A, and one of the major players for the Trojans is Marquis Barnes who is selected for the 4A overall Boys 'Athlete of the Week' honors. Barnes specializes in the horizontal jumps and had marks of 45-2 and 22-11 at the Nike Panther Relays last Saturday.
McEachern's Girls are the top ranked team in the All Georgia Girls Power Rankings with Westlake, Archer, Marist and Miller Grove on the outside looking in...
Shiloh currently looks to be the top team in the All Georgia Boys Team Power Rankings.
The 5A Girls overall co- 'Athletes of the Week' both came out of the Nile Panther Relays. Noelle Parker from Whitewater HS in Fayette County. Parker heaved the Shot 46-3.5 easily making her #1 All Classes and #13 in the MileSplit National rankings. Ashlan Rosier of Lakeside Evans clocked a 12.07p and lept 18-10.75 in the Long Jump. Also added as co-overall 5A gals 'AOW' is once again Tiffany Flynn from Miller Grove as she went 14.15 in the 100h, and 39-11/19-1.25 in the horizontals!
For the 5A Boys 'Athlete of the Week' ending 4-1 Aaron Jones of South Paulding HS blasted away at Marietta FNL meet to a 10.85 and 21.70 earning co- overall 'AOW' for 5A Boys. William Johnson from Lakeside DeKalb was also a co- 'AOW' after his very fast 10.7/21.65 at the DeKalb County Championships.
6A Girls had quite a week themselves with 2 athletes being selected as the co- 6A Girls 'Athletes of the Week. Candace Hill (super frosh) from Rockdale County and Akua Obeng-Akrofi of Archer HS. These 2 are heading into an ultimate showdown down in Albany in the 100 and 200 meter dashes barring injury.