A truly great sprinter can make all but their fastest rivals look like they're standing still. That's exactly what happened at the Taco Bell Classic in April, where Ryan Clark makes up an unfathomable amount of ground after getting the baton for the anchor leg. You have to watch the finish to believe it.
Spring Valley track and field coach John Jones has been named 2015 national track and field Coach of the Year by the National High School Coaches Association (NHSCA)
Greenville alumna takes second in Heusden-Zolder on Saturday, now trails only two legends on the all-time U.S. list.
My name is Jack Banner and I just got back from participating in the International Children's Games in Alkmaar, Netherlands.
Olympic 400 hurdler Georganne Moline puts in the work to try and become one of the best hurdlers in the world. We join Coach Fred Harvey and Georganne during a test week as they prepare for the outdoor season. (via FloTrack)
Liam Christensen of Academic Magnet goes to a school with no track in a state that does not throw the javelin in high school. So it was somewhat surprising to see him win the U.S. trials at 224-3 - a personal best by more than 20 feet.
Beginning with the 2016 high school track and field season, the head starter (or designee), rather than the implement inspector, shall inspect all starting blocks used in the running events.
The Utah State Prison is an unlikely place to train for a marathon. Even more improbable: having a coaching pro to help. (Lee Powell / The Washington Post)
Yesterday, I traveled from Portland, Oregon, to Paris, France, from USA Outdoor nationals to here to compete in a few European meets. The slightly warm lobby of this hotel feels a lot more comfortable than the cramped red-eye flight I caught yesterday.
Meet held in Eugene, Ore.
Greenville alumna Sandi Morris (Arkansas) finished second in the pole vault at USATF Championships and will travel to Beiing in August for the World Championships.
Meet concludes at Eastside Sunday afternoon.
Meet held at Eastside June 27 weekend. Results posted.
Baptized at Emanuel AME Church as a young girl, Raven Saunders has watched the news of the past week with a broken heart. (via Post and Courier)
Jasmin Stowers has enjoyed a meteoric rise during the early part of the 2015 season and currently tops this year’s 100 hurdles world lists with the 12.35 she ran at the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Doha last month.
Green-Sea Floyd alumnus Calesio Newman talks about the sport and this weekend at USATF Outdoors.
Spartanburg Christian's Logan Morris 13th out of a field of 27 in the New Balance Outdoor Nationals 5,000 Friday night in 17:20.
Stratford freshman Devonte Fuller won the New Balance Nationals 400-meter dash freshman race in a personal best of 49.70 seconds. Fuller wore a black and yellow ribbon during the race to show support for the Singleton family after Wednesday’s shooting in Charleston.
A former Lower Richland High School basketball player and track star drowned early Monday morning in Lake Wylie, according to the York County Sheriff's Office.
Honestly, I think the past two weeks have been the most trying of my life. Days off? Ha. Weeks without movement? Please.
Perhaps no high school sport varies as much from state to state as track and field. There is no set slate of events across states. The distance events are not the same across states.
Tavien Feaster ran 10.45 to finish second at the adidas Dream 100.
Meet concluded Sunday afternoon.
SANTEE -- Funeral services were held Tuesday for Ellerbe Hightower III, a longtime high school track and cross country coach who would later serve the two sports for another 18 years as an official.
Tavien Feaster talks with MileSplit before competing in the 100 in New York. Comments from coach Glover Smiley inside.
Saluki freshman Raven Saunders was in a familiar position at Hayward Field on Thursday night at the NCAA Outdoor Championships. With one throw left and out of first place, the indoor NCAA shot put champion unleashed a new SIU, MVC and American Junior record throw of 18.35m (60-02.50) to complete the indoor-outdoor sweep of the NCAA shot put titles and one of the most extraordinary days in Saluki track and field history. (via www.siusalukis.com)
Meet starts Friday at Eastside in Taylors.
She’s still in her freshman season at Southern Illinois University, but former Burke High School star Raven Saunders already has become one of the faces of NCAA track and field. (via Post and Courier)
McDonald clears 13 feet, Barton wins 800