Top news stories of 2013




Coaches from state remember Bob Jenkins who died Monday, community service announced

Bob Jenkins, longtime coach and a founding member of the South Carolina Track and Cross Country Coaches Association, died overnight, the SCACA told its members in an email.





SCTCCCA meets renamed Bob Jenkins' Coaches Classic 

The South Carolina Track and Cross Country Coaches Classic announced today going forward starting in 2013 cross country season all Coaches Classic meets will be renamed The Bob Jenkins' Coaches Classic.





Shrine Bowl Run: Photos from tour, run and run video, interviews

Senior runners from state run 33 miles with Shrine Bowl game day football from Greenville to Spartanburg in relay format.  




HOPKINS -- Bishop England's Griffie Loy broke the discus record of 185 feet from 1996 (Cleveland Pickney, Sumter) with a personal best of 196 feet, six inches.
HOPKINS -- Fort Dorchester's Jasmine Quinn broke Pendleton alumna Jasmin Stowers' 100-meter hurdles record of 13.90 in the Class AAAA girls race with a time of...


Burke's Raven Saunders throws 53-8 shot in N.C., no. 4 all-time

Burke senior Raven Saunders threw 53 feet, 8 inches in the shot put at the NCRunners Elite Holiday Invitational today in Winstom-Salem, N.C. 





Video: Brianna Rollins caps dream season with Bowerman

Brianna Rollins wins 2013 Bowerman.


Video: Gamecocks' Frye enshrined into USTFCCCA Hall of Fame


South Carolina track and field head coach Curtis Frye earned one of the highest honors of his career tonight as he was enshrined into the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) Hall of Fame.



Interview: Brent Demarest commits to UVA

Brent Demarest talks about choosing to attend University of Virginia and other colleges he considered. 


Foot Locker Nationals: Demarest finishes 28th, 15:53

Porter Gaud senior Brent Demarest finished out his high school cross country career with a 28th finish at his second Foot Locker Nationals. 


Demarest qualifies for second Foot Locker Nationals, interview

CHARLOTTE - Brent Demarest qualified for his second Foot Locker Nationals with an eighth place finish at Foot Locker South on the course of McAlpine Park. 


Christ Church's James Quattlebaum talks about High Point decision

Christ Church's James Quattlebaum talks about his college commitment and goals for the next level. 



SCHSL State: Quattlebaum wins fourth title, race videos, photos posted

Complete results posted, more coverage coming.


SCTCCCA XC Coaches of the Year

The South Carolina Track & Cross Country Coaches Association has announced its 2013 Cross Country Coaches of the Year based on the guidelines set forth in the SCTCCCA Constitution.

Journal: Converse College’s Ashly Sutherland trip to Nationals

Converse College's Ashly Sutherland (Gaffney) talks about her experience at Division II Nationals. 







Wren’s Clark overcomes tough start to lead youth

PIEDMONT – His story will likely never achieve the lofty status reached 20-some years ago by author Winston Groom’s fictional Forrest Gump, but that’s fine with Wren High’s Larry Clark, Jr.







Top-ranked Riverside girls ready for championship meets

GREER -- The Riverside boys cross country team has had a stellar history in the sport, with consecutive state titles in the late 80s and throughout most of the 90s.






Couples share coaching sport they love

PENDLETON – Three years ago next spring, longtime coach Jim Kilbreth retired, following the same path his wife and fellow coach, Eileen, took two years earlier.  That move left only one husband/wife coaching duo in South Carolina cross country, Pendleton’s Warren and Pam Wheeler, who together continue to lead the Bulldog boys and girls to top finishes in Class AA.  





School teacher might make World Championships Team, emotional video inside

Unknown Matthew Elliott was 4th in the 1500 at USATF championships.





COLUMBIA -- Spring Valley boys 4x800-meter relay team upset Lexington in the first relay event of the Taco Bell Classic in 7 minutes, 57 seconds to the Wildcats'...
COLUMBIA -- Aiken senior Natasha Dicks set a Taco Bell Classic meet record of 41 feet, 10 inches in the triple jump. The jump is the top mark in the nation.
The 2013 Taco Bell Classic will allow South Carolina Independent Schools Association (SCISA) members to compete in the April 12-13 event, meet management told...
The South Carolina High School League has chosen Lower Richland as host venue for the state track and field championships in May. The meet was previously held at Spring...
COLUMBIA -- Longtime coach and SCTCCCA Hall of Fame member (2006) Kenneth Fitzroy Sandiford (C.A. Johnson, Allen University, Voorhees College) died Wednesday.

Beaufort alumna Kaila Smith talks about traveling to Central America and how she performed.

Database summaries from 2013 outdoor high school season
CCU's board of trustees rescinded its decision to identify million in savings and will preserve the men's cross country and track and field program among others...
Spring Valley boys broke the state record in the 4x800-meter relay with a time of 7 minutes, 45 seconds. Lexington ran the previous record last season of 7 minutes, 48...