Articles Archive

  • NCAA D-I East Regional Recap

    The East Region Championships took place from May 28-29 at Percy Beard Track on the campus of the University of Florida in Gainesville. The top five individually in the finals and the top three relays in the finals qualify for the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships that is set for June 9-12 in Austin, TX. Several South Carolina Collegiate athletes competed in the regional meet.

    John Olson - May 30, 2004 - Comment
  • Open and Master's Track Classic Set For May 29

    An event that brings all types and ages of track and field athletes is coming to Greenville. The 2004 South Carolina Open and Master\'s Track and Field Classic is set for May 29 at Furman University\'s Irwin Belk Track and Field complex. Furman is located off Poinsett Highway in Greenville. Eastside High School is hosting the meet. Ed Boehmke and Adrian Craven are the meet directors.

    John Olson - May 25, 2004 - Comment
  • Interview: Spring Valley Rising Senior Reid Wilson

    Reid Wilson is a rising senior at Spring Valley High School. Wilson finished second at the 2003 State Cross-Country Championships, helping Spring Valley capture the team title with a finishing time of 15:44.99. Wilson finished first in the mile (4:19.79) at the 2004 State Track and Field Championships. Wilson placed fourth in the 4A 3200 (9:54.21) State Meet event.

    Dex Badgett - May 23, 2004 - Comment
  • Interview: Three-Time State Long Jump Champion Margo Robinson

    Margo Robinson is a senior at Gardner-Webb University. GWU is located in Boiling Springs, N.C. and is a D-I member of the Atlantic Sun Conference. Robinson will earn a Bachelor of Science Degree in Physical Education in May 2005. While at James Island High School (Charleston) Robinson captured three long jump state titles.

    John Olson - May 19, 2004 - Comment
  • Raymond Explains College Choice

    Brian Raymond is walking on Colorado State\'s running program in the fall as a freshman. Raymond, a senior at Spring Valley also applied and was accepted to North Carolina State, Virginia Tech and Clemson. \"These schools interested me because they have had my major - Fisheries Science/Biology,\" said Raymond. \"And they all have good cross-country/track teams.\"

    John Olson - May 19, 2004 - Comment
  • Westside Hurdlers Eclipse National Record

    Breaking the meet record in the 4x55 hurdle relay at the Nike Indoor Championships, that took place from March 13-14 in Landover, MD was just a start for Westside\'s boy\'s team as they broke the two-year old record.

    John Olson - May 18, 2004 - Comment
  • 1A/2A State Championship Photo Gallery

    The 2004 1A/2A State Track and Field Championships took place on May 8 in Columbia. 39 photographs are now online for viewing.

    John Olson - May 16, 2004 - Comment
  • Summerville Alumna Precious Akins Finishes Fourth At SEC Championships

    Summerville alumna Precious Akins threw the discus 169-09 feet, a personal best by more than one foot and a half at the SEC Championships in Oxford, MS. Akins, a freshman at South Carolina finished fourth in the women\'s discus.

    John Olson - May 16, 2004 - Comment
  • State Championship Photo Gallery

    Seven photos from the 3A State Meet are now online. 18 photos from the 4A State Meet are now online. The A/2A photo gallery will be available in the next few weeks.

    John Olson - May 12, 2004 - Comment
  • AAA State Meet Photo Gallery

    Seven photos are now online for viewing from the AAAA State Track and Field Championships.

    Ed Boemke - May 12, 2004 - Comment
  • AAAA State Meet Photo Gallery

    18 photos are now online for viewing from the AAAA State Track and Field Championships.

    Mike Jank - May 12, 2004 - Comment
  • Gamecock's Hammond Earns National Recognition

    USC junior Chelsea Hammond was recently named United States Track Coaches Association National Athlete of the Week for NCAA D-I track and field.

    John Olson - May 12, 2004 - Comment
  • Records Fall At State Track & Field Championships

    The South Carolina State Track and Field Championships took place from May 7-8 at Spring Valley High School in Columbia. The 3A/4A portion of the meet started on Friday and concluded early Saturday afternoon. A and 2A action took place on Saturday afternoon and evening.

    John Olson - May 11, 2004 - Comment
  • Interview: Senior General Jeff Crane

    Jeff Crane is a senior at Wade Hampton High School, located in Greenville. Crane talks about his tenure as a General and the teams five consecutive years as state champions.

    John Olson - May 11, 2004 - Comment
  • Fleet Feet Greenville Hosting Clinic With Benson

    Fleet Feet Greenville, located on Augusta Road is hosting a monitoring and performance clinic on May 12, from 7-9 p.m. Nike Timing is sponsoring the event, where Coach Roy Benson is speaking.

    John Olson - May 11, 2004 - Comment
  • Cross-County Season Opens August 14

    The 2004 cross-country schedule was released today. The cross-country schedule is only partial and will be updated throughout the summer months. Coaches and meet directors: please send South Carolina cross-country invitationals and post regular season meets to: john@scrunners.com.

    John Olson - May 10, 2004 - Comment
  • State Track Meet Starts Friday

    The 2004 South Carolina High School Track and Field State Championships starts on May 7 at Spring Valley High School, located in Columbia.

    John Olson - May 06, 2004 - Comment
  • Hanna's Amanda Dortch Talks About First Year Of Running

    Amanda Dortch recently finished her first year of running at TL Hanna High School. Dortch is a seventh grader at McCants Middle School.

    John Olson - May 06, 2004 - Comment
  • Interview: 2004 Taco Bell Head Field Judge John Blackburn

    John Blackburn was the head field judge at the 2004 Taco Bell Track and Field Classic. Blackburn will be the head field judge at the State Championships this weekend. Blackburn is one of 10 people that will serve as International Technical Official (ITO) at the Olympic Games in Athens.

    John Olson - May 06, 2004 - Comment
  • Interview: Hillcrest Ram Jennifer Hitt

    Jennifer Hitt is a senior at Hillcrest High School. Hitt recently signed an NLI with D-II Anderson College. Hitt qualified for the 800 (seeded third) and 1600-meter (seeded fifth) events at this weekend\'s State Championship.

    John Olson - May 06, 2004 - Comment
  • Southern Conference Track and Field Championship Recap

    The Citadel, College of Charleston, Furman University and Wofford College competed at the two-day Southern Conference Outdoor Track and Field Championships from May 1-2.

    John Olson - May 03, 2004 - Comment
  • Greenwood's Beesley To Join Winthrop Eagles In Fall

    Trevor Beesley signed a National Letter of Intent this past week with Winthrop Eagles. Beesley is a senior at Greenwood High School.

    John Olson - May 01, 2004 - Comment
  • Plexico Receives Third Consecutive MVP Award At FMU

    Junior Ryan Plexico (Columbia, S.C./Irmo HS) was presented the Most Valuable Player Award for men

    John Olson - May 01, 2004 - Comment