Chris Kane

FOUR CHAMPIONSHIPS WILL BE WON Chris Kane Oct 19, 2016

10/19/2016 Knoxville, TN - We are now in the final week of championship season for the finest Elementary and Middle School athletes across the state. In its 11th year, the Tennessee State ES/MS Cross Country Championships Presented by KYA will be the biggest yet. With over 2000 athletes expected to arrive at Victor Ashe Park on the 22nd, you will not find a more competitive atmosphere in cross country this fall. The beautiful thing about this meet is that there are no classes, you run your best kids no matter your school size and see who is the best. It is the purest state championship in Tennessee for any sport.

1000 Track Athletes Descend Upon Johnson City Chris Kane Mar 30, 2016

The third annual Tri-Cities Track Classic presented by Knoxville Youth Athletics brings the finest athletes from around the Southeast to Science Hill HS and their top class facility. Competition begins Friday and concludes Saturday with over 45 teams and 1000 athletes.

Tennessee Indoor State Meet Preview #TNSTATE16 Chris Kane Feb 26, 2016

It will be an exciting day of competition featuring most of the state’s top ranked athletes and even several nationally ranked athletes. Come on out to ETSU or follow Knoxville Youth Athletics on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter for the latest. Use #TNSTATE16 to share your photos and tweets on social media platforms.

Twenty US Top 20 Marks at KYA HS Indoor Classic Chris Kane Jan 19, 2016

01/18/16-Johnson City, TN. The KYA HS Indoor Classic was a showcase of the best athletes from TN and surrounding states. We saw an epic battle waged among friends in the Girls Pole Vault, top US marks in the sprints, and throwing events that made everyone watch in amazement at the ability of these athletes. The competition across the board was as good as we have seen in years and we look for that to continue in 2017 and beyond!

Athletes From 10 States Set to Compete in KYA HS Indoor Classic #KYA2016 Chris Kane Jan 15, 2016

East Tennessee State University will be the site for the first big indoor meet for the state of Tennessee in 2016. The growth and depth across the meet means indoor track is growing in the state. This is likely attributable to TN State Indoor Championship hosted by KYA of which the KYA HS Indoor Classic will be a qualifier. Teams and Individuals from Tennessee, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Florida, Virginia, Kentucky, Illinois, West Virginia and Alabama have convened to compete for awards and PR's!

KYA Indoor Classic Kicks Off 2015 With 10 US Top-10 Marks Chris Kane Jan 18, 2015

1/18/15-Johnson City, TN. Athletes from as far as Maryland and Illinois were among the 10states represented at the 2015 KYA Indoor Classic in conjunction with the ETSU Track andField Invitational (College). Meet Management were trying to decide around 1PM Saturdaywho the early favorite might be for the athlete of the meet. By 4PM, there was no doubt asRyan Clark of Star Track (GA) dropped the jaws of everyone in the stands.

2014 Tri-Cities Sets New Standard Chris Kane Apr 21, 2014

Hayden Borghetti-Metz of Volunteer HS (left) and Dartanian Oakley from Hardin Valley Academy in the Tony Cosey 2000 Steeplechase. Borghetti-Metz would taking the win leading both to US #2 and #3 times. (Photo credit Eric Roth)   In the second year of the Tri-Cities Track Classic, an increase not only in terms of the amount of athletes but also the increase in competition was the talk of the meet. With 19 out 0f 21 girl and 18 out of 21 boy records going down, the 1250 athletes continually produced top marks and personal bests.