Memphis Area Cross Country Preview - 2016
Memphis Area Cross Country Preview - 2016
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The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga announced the retirement of head cross country and women's track coach Bill Gautier late Wednesday evening. (via timesfreepress.com)
For elite athletes the difference between celebrating success or folding under pressure can center as much on their midset as their muscles. (via WBIR)
Check out the top returning girls cross country teams in the state of Tennessee based on scoring the top 7 returnees' fastest 5K times on each squad from last fall's cross country season.
The 2016 campaign is Wayne Angel’s third year at Tennessee Tech University and the cross country coach is ready to take his program to the next level. “The kids have had a good summer. They’ve put in the miles and I think it has served them … (via Herald Citizen)
RIO DE JANEIRO - World class athletes at the Olympics need someone to keep them on the mark. For Team USA's track and field athletes, that person is Sharrieffa Barksdale. (via WBIR)
Check out the top returning boys cross country teams in the state of Tennessee based on scoring the top 7 returnees' fastest 5K times on each squad from last fall's cross country season.
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The Dyer County Lady Choctaw cross country team got its 2016 season off to a strong start, placing first in the West TN Cross Country Jamboree at Jackson State on Saturday. In addition, four Lady Choctaw runners and one Choctaw runner placed individually as medalists. Winning individual honors were (from left) Anna Claire Lusk (third), Lilly Torrence (10th), Brian Hendrickson (ninth), Madi Ray (eighth) and Kady Beth Leake (seventh). (via Dyersburg State Gazette)
Tennessee is well represented at the Olympics and has been for decades. Former WBIR on-air personality Missy Kane wore red, white and blue at the 1984 games. More recently, she was inducted into the Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame. (via WBIR)
Middle Tennessee State University has become a magnet for African student-athletes, largely thanks to a devoted coach (via VOA)
A look at the top area runners for the upcoming high school cross country season. (via www.knoxnews.com)
(via www.utmsports.com) MARTIN, Tenn. – The University of Tennessee at Martin has announced the addition of men’s indoor and outdoor track beginning with the upcoming 2016-17 academic year. The programs will compete at the NCAA Division I level as members of the Ohio Valley Conference. Men’s and women’s cross country head coach Peter Dalton will assume coaching responsibilities along with previously announced women’s indoor and outdoor track squads.
Alumni, Athletics, Headlines, Rio Olympics 2016, Tianna Bartoletta (via tntoday.utk.edu)
Check out the top 500 returning boys cross country runners in the state of Tennessee based on season best 5K times from last year.
Check out the top 500 returning girls cross country runners in the state of Tennessee based on season best 5K times from last year.
Your team could win a trip to the Mt. SAC XC Invitational!
July 2017 marks the update of the much anticipated "Crazy light over-sized" tempo shoe from Hoka.
Tennessee's Olympic hopefuls shared their final thoughts before departing Knoxville for the 2016 Olympic Team Trials. (via YouTube)
The University of Tennessee track and field program has added Layne Anderson as the assistant coach for distance and recruiting coordinator, Tennessee director of track & field/cross country Beth Alford-Sullivan announced Monday in a release. Anderson joins the Vols from the University of Iowa where he served in the same position. Anderson has been with Iowa since 2003 and served in many roles as an assistant women's track coach (2003-07), head coach for the women's cross country team (2003-11), head coach of the women's track and field team (2008-12) before moving into his current role as head coach for cross country and the distance coach for the track and field team. Prior to joining the Hawkeyes, Anderson served as head men's and women's cross country coach and assistant track coach at Auburn University (1997-2002). (via The Daily Times)
Attention to all meet directors and timers of cross country meets in Tennessee, the MileSplit online registration is now FREE for all to use after we created our automated wizard for coaches and meet directors this past spring to set up their own hosted meets online for entries.
The Mocs will host the annual PowerAde Invitational and the Front Runner this season as well as the Southern Conference Championships at the Moccasin Bend Race Course. (via Tennessee at Chattanooga, University of)
Check out the preview for the AAU Northern National Invitational in Decatur, Illinois this upcoming weekend!
Since he was in high school, Lance Winders has had a passion for running. But he never expected his passion to become a family legacy. (via parispi.net)