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2 months ago State Cross Country Qualifying
How are A & AA schools going to qualify for the State Meet!
1 year ago Athletes missing from list
E.J. Threat from Central ran 16:30.*** on 9/15 and he was left off of the list of male times. Wh...
5 years ago Ed's Ramblings - Response
It is true that course and condition variations do effect times. Running a course in 90+ temperat...
6 years ago Runners listed multiple times skew team rankings
This happens when coaches enter athletes using a different name than they are listed as on their ...
6 years ago STATE COURSE
There are some coaches in the state who think that gives their competition an "unfair advantage" ...
8 years ago Article Comment: Ask the expert: The uniform rule explained
Jewelry of any type is prohibited, this includes wrist bands, piercings, etc. Religious medals a...
8 years ago Lower State Meet Course
In SCHSL rules the following are the distances 4A 3.1 miles, for 3A it says between 2.9-3.1 mile...
8 years ago Lower State Meet Course
NFHS Rule Book - According to Rule 9 Section 1 Art.1 "The cross country course shall be 2,500 to ...
8 years ago Tony Morales State Paper
I believe that when the new school was opened in Lexington School District Tony was assigned to t...
9 years ago CHANGE REGION TO A QUALIFIER
The honest effort rule is in the NCAA rules but not in the NFHS rules.
9 years ago Timing Systems
I'm not sure what timing system was used, but they were having issues with it early when they wer...
9 years ago Qualiying for the state qualifyer??
In A and AA FAT is not required for Region or Upper/Lower State Championships. I agree that it s...
9 years ago Meet Stat reporting
Surely those are typos! The girl's 4x100 is faster than the boy's from the same school. The boy'...
9 years ago Meet Stat reporting
I just went through the entire list and did not see anything out of the ordinary. I do know that...
9 years ago Coaches Classic
Live results are posted for Queen City Relays with all events being contested.
9 years ago Coaches Classic
On a good track the only event I know would be a definite problem would be the Pole Vault. Contr...
9 years ago Liberty High Track Meets vs. ALL OTHERS
It always baffles me that everyone complains about the length of track meets but never takes the ...
9 years ago Beaufort's Track and Field top returners
Unfortunately for SC Madie Aune has moved to Texas. She is a great vaulter and young lady; she w...
9 years ago Who will be the fastest miler in the state this year?
Thank you John! Although I do not post a lot to the topics, as one who is passionate about all ...
9 years ago tie-breakers?
@PTCHSC True there is a finish line judge, but there is always a slight chance that the finish ...
9 years ago 4A Lower states
@sctrack1 The times will not skew the virtual meets because they are not listed as 5K times; th...
9 years ago 4A Lower states
@thinkaboutit You are correct or everything just came together at the right moment. I was not ...
9 years ago tie-breakers?
Refer to page 67 in the NFHS Rule Book. Rule 9Section 2 Art. 4 Ties in team scoring shall be res...
9 years ago 4A Lower states
Georgia Compton of Wando ran 13 seconds faster at Wendy's than at Lower State. According to much...
9 years ago Runners of the Week Selection
selections are based on performances from Monday through Sunday of the preceeding week.
9 years ago Runners of the Week Selection
Just a couple of thoughts to try and explain. First John Olson does not make these selections; t...
9 years ago Coaching
I had intended to stay out of this, but to say if a coach could only run 17:00 for 5k they would ...
9 years ago State meet history
Bob Jenkins has files on cross country going back to the beginning in SC as well as track info fr...
10 years ago GREER ALL STARS. cheating? boosting overall team score?
@Bowermansman87 I am not familiar with AAU but with USATF youth as well NFHS (high school) athl...
10 years ago South Carolina Athletes at Golden South Classic
Jeffrey Linta was 2nd in men's Pole Vault 15' 0" and Maddie Aune was 4th with a vault of 11'0" i...
10 years ago Article Comment: SCHSL Executive Committee turns down indoor proposal
This discussion strand is supposed to be about Indoor/Winter Track not JV Meets. Coming from a s...
10 years ago State Meet Results from the 1990's
Do you have AA pole vault for 88, 89 I believe one of those years it was Nelson VanderPoel of Che...
10 years ago Final State Predictions 1a 2a 3a 4a
What about field events? They account for about 1/3 of the points in a track meet!
10 years ago Sprints,Distance, Hurdles, or throws
All of Track and Field is great to watch especially great relays DMR, SMR,but If I had to pick a ...
10 years ago Rule interpretation
You are exactly correct when it comes to throws and horizontal jumps. All legal attempts should ...
10 years ago Lexington County Meet 2012
@tevjm If results do not appear for meet the Meet Director/Coach did not send them to John Ol...
10 years ago High School Multis
The only meet that would include multi events for HS in SC would be the JO Association meet in Ju...
10 years ago Athlete Error
John can and will fix this if the Caoch of the team lets him know there is a problem. Often athl...
10 years ago Indoor Track
The vast majority of the real dedicated track coaches in SC have been trying for several years to...
11 years ago State Meet in the Dark?
Several comments concerning this topic: The SCHSL does have final word but SCTCCCA (coaches Asso...
12 years ago Meet Comment: Darlington Carnival 2009
When and how can we register?