Spikes: Raven Saunders | Self-driven road to success Aug 05, 2014

The inimitable Raven Saunders clinched precious silver for USA at the Oregon 2014 World Junior Championships. A partisan Hayward Field crowd played their part, but the 18-year-old shot putter had to use everything at her disposal just to get there. (via spikes.iaaf.org)

NFHS eliminates jewelry rule in 2015 John Olson Jul 14, 2014

Starting with the 2015 high school track and field season the prohibition of jewelry will be eliminated, the National Federation of State High School Associations announced following summer meetings. 

Furman's Tripp Hurt wins RW name contest Jul 08, 2014

Over the last two weeks, 32 athletes have been competing in head-to-head competition for the honor of having the coolest name in elite running. And the winner is...Tripp Hurt. Tripp Hurt defeated Gretchen Speed 2,654 to 1,471.

Austin Meek: Fundraising her way to TrackTown Jul 07, 2014

It wasn’t a cheap trip, but Raven Saunders really wanted to be here. She’d earned her place, setting a national high school record with a throw of 56 feet, 8 1/4 inches earlier this year. That was the easy part. (via The Register-Guard)

Brooks PR: Ninety Six's Dylan Scott attending as student reporter John Olson Jun 16, 2014

Jessica Van Cleave from St. Johns, Fla. and Dylan Scott from Ninety Six as each has been selected as the two winners from this year's Brooks PR Student Reporter Contest as their video submissions and reporting skills have earned them an all-expenses paid trip by Brooks to join the Flotrack and MileSplit crew as part of our coverage team at the Brooks PR Invitational on Saturday