KTC High School Indoor Track Classic 2008

Johnson City, TN


Weekend Highlights: Price (PA) sets national record at 500m, Kynard (OH) leaps 7-03.75 in HJ Jan 20, 2008

 **Chanelle Price (PA) (above) set the national record in the 500m dash Saturday, beating a strong field in the process to running 1:10.30!!! Post race Interview**Wayne Davis (NC) ran 7.16 in the 55m hurdles Saturday at the Asics Invitational at Liberty University.  His time ranks him top ten all-time!!!**Erik Kynard (OH) leaps 7-03.75 in the high jump Saturday at the University of Findlay.  Kynard's already lept 7-01.5 this year and is now only 1.5 inches off the national record!!!A big weekend (1/18 - 1/19) of action certainly did not disappoint track and field fans across the nation.  Chanelle Price (PA) broke the U.S. record in the girls' 500m dash, while numerous U.S. #1 marks were established across the board.  Check inside to see what took place this weekend.Top Boys' Performances- Erik Kynard (OH): Leaps 7-03.75 in the high jump in OH for U.S.#1 - Robby Andrews (NJ): Runs 4:12.48 for U.S.#1 mile at NB Games - Michael Barbas (TX): Earns U.S.#1 with SP throw of 62-04.25 at Carl L.- Marquise Goodwin (TX): Jumps U.S.#1 mark in LJ with 24-07 in TX - Wayne Davis (NC): Earns top ten all-time mark in 55m hurdles in 7.16- Mason Finley (CO): Continues to improve with 62-01.5 SP in CO - William Wynne (GA): Hurdles 7.86 in 60m hurdles at KTC Inv.Top Girls' Performances- Breanna Hubbard (GA): Runs a 7.49 in 60m dash, new U.S.#1 @ KTC- Kristin Reese (NY): Runs 4:52.48 for U.S.#1 mile at NB Games - Conestoga (PA): Win New Balance 4x800m relay in U.S.#1 9:11.48 - Meaghan Gregory (NY): Runs U.S.#1 at 3k in 9:52.27 at Yale - Saratoga Springs (NY): Runs U.S.#1 in DMR with an 11:48.88 time - Audrey West (WY): Leaps 18' 10.5" at BYU in the triple jump- Chalonda Goodman (GA): Sprints U.S.#2 200m time of 24.56 @ KTC- Karen Shump (PA): PRs in shot put with U.S. #1 mark of 50-03.25

Weekend Recap 1/18-1/19 Jan 19, 2008

North Carolina athletes performed well over the weekend.Photo taken by Ted Plunkett, Milestat.Wayne Davis Video - 60mH Finals and interview with Brandon Miles of Milestat.com  At the Asics High School Invitational in Virginia, Kelsey McCorkle, Mike Price, Wayne Davis, Brandy Swann, Anthony Hendrix, Jonique Fonville, Dannielle Davis, and Fuquawn Green all came away with individual titles. Asics photos: Hoerner Gallery | Plunkett Gallery The KTC High School Indoor Track Classic, in Tennessee, John Harwell, Taylor Cook, and Dannielle Hobbs were the only individual winners. However, Nyosha Bryant, Aslynn Halvorson, Taylor Cook, and Ashley Bethune turned in top performances as well.

Stowers upsets nation's top hurdler in 60-meter hurdles Jan 19, 2008

  Pendleton sophomore Jasmin Stowers upset the nation's top hurdler, Jacquelyn Coward, a senior from Tennessee, in the 60-meter hurdlers at the KTC Classic Saturday. Podcast | Stowers competing in North Carolina this weekend

Sprint & Distance Showdowns Lead the Way this Weekend Jan 17, 2008

 Dylan Ferris (NC) stars at the KTC Track Classic (TN) this weekend(Photo by John Herzog)Elite level sprint, hurdle and distance races highlight this weekend's calendar of events.  A handful of meets bring together some of the top competition nationally to square off head-to-head.  See which meets will rule the weekend in our weekend preview.Highlight Meets of the WeekendKTC Indoor Classic (TN) - Stacked with talent, the KTC Classic will showcase such athletes as Dylan Ferris (NC), Jacquelyn Coward (TN), William Wynne (GA) and Chalonde Goodman (GA) to name a few.  The sprints are the highlight of the event.New Balance Games (NY) - Two elite high school mile races and the main match-up of Dalilah Muhammed (NY) v. Chanelle Price (PA) make the New Balance Games a meet to keep an eye on once again.  The Muhammed v. Price match-up could yield a national record in the 500m.Yale Track Classic (CT) - While many of the top distance stars will be in New York for the weekend, many top distance runners travel to Yale to show their stuff.  The boys and girls DMR and 3k races are the featured events of the weekend.Asics Invitational (VA) - Wayne Davis (NC), the powerhouse team of New Bern (NC) & Peter Dorrell (VA) lead the way at Liberty University.  While much of the attention nationally may draw towards the New Balance Games or KTC Indoor Classic, this meet may very well produce the same amount of elite marks.Carl Lewis Indoor Invitational (TX) - While only a handful of Texas stars will compete at this event, athletes like shot putter Alex Adams (TX) and LaRoya Johnson (TX) show that Texas has star athletes and a lot of depth.

Monday News & Notes: U.S. #1 for Gregory (OH) at 500m Jan 21, 2008

Kendall Gregory (OH) ran a U.S. #1 time in the 500m dash SaturdayPerhaps the best performance of the entire weekend came from Kendall Gregory (OH), who ran 1:05.80 for 500m at Oberlin College in Ohio, a huge result that got lost in a smaller meet.  After an exciting weekend of competition, we take a look back on a few overlooked performances, what really stood out to us this weekend and the week ahead. Click Here for our weekend highlights and results page

Volunteer Indoor Track Classic gets a new name and location. Oct 11, 2007

The Volunteer Indoor Track Classic will change both its name and its location for 2008.  The indoor track meet which was part of the Knoxville Track Club's Volunteer Series of events will change its name to the KTC High School Indoor Track Classic and will be held at East Tennessee State University's mini-dome in conjunction with the Niswonger Collegiate Invitational Meet.  The new meet date will be January 18-19, 2008.