Through our powerful elite performances database, we have compiled a list of the top returning athletes. We have also scored the PRs of returning elite athletes from last season as a cross country meet, and have the team-by-team breakdowns.
Ashley Godoy will start her second her of running at West Florence this fall. She is a fellow teammate of West Florence star Alisha Royal. Both Godoy and Royal are currently in Cleveland, Ohio for the International Children\'s Games, an event endorsed by the International Olympic Committee. This event brings athletes from over 200 cities and 50 countries together.
Charles Proctor recently graduated from Richland Northeast High School. The former Cavalier will attend Coastal Carolina in the fall. Proctor\'s achievements include winning the 1998 AAU National 400m 12 and under division, a win in the AAU National 100m 14 and under group in 2000, runner up in the 100m at the European Championship in 2001, 200m champion at the European Division I Championship in 2002 and most recently 2004 South Carolina State Champion in the 100m.
The SCTCCCA summer meeting took place earlier today at the Palmetto Exposition Center in Greenville. The association recognized new state record holders as well as talking about new ideas in the sport. 20 photos are now online for viewing only.
Ah, almost as quickly as Marion Jones and Tim Montgomery have become drug free, the Olympic Trials have come and gone. While some people were at the top of their game and should be celebrated, many were equally as poor, and will now be mocked and ridiculed in no particular order.
Anderson College announced Wed. afternoon that Leroy Thomas, head cross country coach resigned to pursue other opportunities.
Rising USC Gamecock sophomores Ronnetta Alexander and Stephanie Smith competed at the World Junior Track and Field Championships from July 12-18 in Grosseto, Italy.
Mike Foley is the head boys cross country coach at Blue Ridge High School. Foley will compete in the US Transplant Games from July 28-31. Foley started to run his freshman year of high school in Ohio.
Shawn Crawford, an alumnus of Clemson University qualified for his second event of the Olympic Trials Sunday with a win in the 200m. Duane Ross, another alumni of Clemson placed second in the 110m hurdles, also making the 2004 US Olympic Team.
Three hurdles with ties to the University of South Carolina made the Olympic US team in the final day of the US Olympic Track and Field Trials.
The Greenville Track Club hosts All-Comer track and field meets throughout the summer at Furman University. Next Thursday is the last meet of the summer. For more information visit: www.greenvilletrackclub.com. 27 photographs are now online for viewing only from the July 15 meet.
Writing from a younger point of view, parents are sometimes too expecting of their children. Not all of us are standout students, people, or athletes, yet we are expected to be amazing every time.
South Carolina senior Otis Harris won the silver medal 400m at the US Olympic Track and Field Trials. He now joins South Carolina junior Lashinda Demus on the US Olympic team headed to the 2004 Athens Olympics.
As much as it pains me to pass up the opportunity to absolutely rail on Marion Jones and Tim Montgomery for stopping the drugs and suddenly running the 100m slower than Kevin Toth (the house like structure who heaved the shot put like it was a tennis ball, poking a needle in his arse for the energy to do so), I must turn to the men\'s 10k.
Coastal Carolina\'s Amber Campbell launched a throw of 218\' 1\" on her first throw of the women\'s hammer throw preliminaries to automatically qualify for the finals at the U.S. Olympic Trials in Sacramento, CA, July 12.
The 2004 Junior Olympics Regional took place this past weekend at the University of South Carolina - Columbia. 54 photos are now online from Friday\'s portion of the meet for viewing.
Former Clemson track and field athlete Shawn Crawford will compete in the 100m dash at the 2004 Olympic Games after placing third in the event at the US Trials in Sacramento, CA. Crawford crossed the line with a time of 9.93. In June, Craword recorded this year\'s world-fastest time in the 100m with a time of 9.88, winning the Prefontaine Classic.
With the 2004 Olympics getting close to reality the track and field athletes are preparing for the trials with hopes of making it to the finals. Below is information on the track and field trials along with several sources of information on the track and field portion of the Olympic Games.
Stephanie Buffo is a rising sophomore at Dorman High School. Buffo captured the Eye Opener title in 2003 and finished second in the 4A State Cross Country Championships.
Pete Sampras. Tiger Woods. And now Hicham El Guerrouj. How many times must history repeat itself before the most dominant men in sports catch on?
The 2004 Easley Sporting Firecracker Frolic 5k took place on July 3. The event began in 1993 with 105 participants and has grown into an event with over 300 participants. 99 photographs are now online for viewing only.