CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Briana Kelly was a key member of Northeast High School’s first Class AAA team state track and field title in the spring of 2013, having claimed an individual state championship in the high jump.(via www.theleafchronicle.com)
Memphis University School recent graduate Harrison Williams (TN) got off to a strong start in the 100 meter dash this morning (10.75) to start off the decathlon, but had to work himself back into the top 10 overall standings at the end of day one with a 48.21 performance in the 400. In the field events making up the middle portion of his busy day, Williams leaped 6.80m in the long jump, threw 13.53m in the shot put, and cleared 1.94m in the high jump.
The Tennessee youth track and field organization recently announced the five athletes who will represent the Volunteer state at the Aug. 2 Hershey’s North American Final in Pennsylvania. (via www.murfreesboropost.com)
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Three members of the Tennessee track and field team will represent the United States at a pair of international meets. (via The Daily Times)
By Rob Schabert, Assistant Athletic Director for Sports Information (via www.ttusports.com)
Attention all college coaches! Looking to recruit some of the best and fastest current high school runners to your squad in the coming year? Here is a good list to start with in the top 200 fastest returning rising senior boys in the country from the last cross country season (pulling up their 2013 season best XC 5K season bests from the MileSplit database).
Attention all college coaches! Looking to recruit some of the best and fastest current high school runners to your squad in the coming year? Here is a good list to start with in the top 200 fastest returning rising senior girls in the country from the last cross country season (pulling up their 2013 season best XC 5K season bests from the MileSplit database).
Effective with the 2015 high school track and field season, the prohibition of jewelry will be eliminated. This was one of several rules changes recommended by the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) Track and Field Rules Committee at its June 16-18 meeting in Indianapolis. The committee’s recommendations were subsequently approved by the NFHS Board of Directors.
Autumn Gipson, a senior runner at Middle Tennessee State University and former all-star athlete at Oak Ridge High School, was selected to the 2014 Capital One Academic All-America Women's Track and Field/Cross Country third team. The College Sport Information Directors of America announced the selection in late June. (via Oak Ridge Today)
Record-setting high schoolers and NCAA champions highlight Team USA's 89-member roster for the 8th IAAF World Junior Championships, scheduled for July 22-27 at Historic Hayward Field in Eugene, Oregon.
Chattanooga-(WDEF) When Preston Elwell is seen with a javelin, the questions soon follow. (via www.wdef.com)
Track & Field in Tennessee
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Preston Elwell beat his previous personal best and his Signal Mountain high school record three times Saturday in the javelin throw, and the best of those gave him his first national championship. (via timesfreepress.com)
Tennessee’s Harrison Williams considers his mental approach to the decathlon his strength. The recent Memphis University School graduate demonstrated his ability to remain focused to the task at hand during last week’s USATF Junior National Championships (June 27-29) in Sacramento, Calif., held separately from this weekend’s meet in Eugene, Ore.
Every outdoor track & field season, state pride and braggings rights to who actually is the best, fastest, strongest, and toughest state for high school track & field in the U.S. is always debated. The big three of California, Florida, and Texas are always in the annual discussion. MileSplit attempts to answer that question by team scoring up the 25 performers deep in the nation for each of the most commonly contested events from this past outdoor season to determine who in fact are the best states for boys high school track & field in 2014.
Every outdoor track & field season, state pride and braggings rights to who actually is the best, fastest, strongest, and toughest state for high school track & field in the U.S. is always debated. MileSplit attempts to answer that question.
The final Flo 100 presented by ASICS rankings for the 2014 outdoor track & field season are here after the bulk of the post-season high school meets have been completed and all of the state championships. Check out who were the top 100 best girls throwers in the nation for the shot put, discus throw, hammer throw and javelin throw.
The final Flo 100 presented by ASICS rankings for the 2014 outdoor track & field season are here after the bulk of the post-season high school meets have been completed and all of the state championships. Check out who were the top 100 best boys throwers in the nation for the shot put, discus throw, hammer throw and javelin throw.
Bill Taylor, director of track & field, announced the addition of seven new freshmen from the class of 2014, along with one transfer joining the womenâ€™s cross country program this Fall. (via LipscombSports.com)
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- Kevin Ha to Tennessee Wesleyan College
- Syvone Anderson to Murray State University
- Matthew Albritton to Milligan College
- Hunter Buchanan to Milligan College
- Ian Barclay to Tennessee Tech
- Maddison Riddle to Lee University
- Harold Smith to Lee University
- Monica Allison to Lee University
- Collinthia Howse to Tennessee Wesleyan College
- Jacob Cutshall to Tusculum College