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Solinsky, Grayson are Wisconsin Athletes of the Year
Stevens Point sr Chris Solinsky and Catholic Memorial sr Brittany Grayson were named 2003 Wisconsin athletes of the year by wisconsintrackandfield.com. Solinsky was the Foot Locker cross country national champion and US#1 at 3200 meters. Grayson was Wisconsin Div 1 hurdle champion at 100 and 300 meters.

Meet Previews - 2003 Cross Country

  • Sep 6 Midwest Meet of Champions - Hilliard OH - Davidson Hilliard OH coach Pat Schlecht's idea is a big hit in its 3rd year as a kickoff for elite teams in the Midwest.
  • Sep 20 Iolani Invitational - Kualoa Ranch, Oahu HI - Aloha spirit and the beauty of Hawaii attracts more and more mainland teams in the meet's fifth year.
  • Sep 26-27 Great American Cross Country Festival - Cary NC - New owners and new venue promise to make the Great American bigger and better in its fifth year.
  • Oct 4 Sunfair Invitational - Yakima WA - newest DyeStat Featured Meet is the biggest cross country meet in the Northwest. It matches varsity #1 through #7 runners in separate races.
  • Oct 4 Portage Invitational - Portage MI - 6th year of Dan Wytko and Bill Fries' creation will attract 170 teams, including 6 of 8 Michigan champions from last year.
Pan American Games
August 5-9, 2003 at Santo Domingo
Full coverage on DyeStatCal
Allyson Felix wins bronze medal in 200 meters.
1. Roxana Diaz, Cuba, 22.69; 2. Cydonie Mothersille, Cayman Islands, 22.86; 3. Allison Felix, USA (Santa Clarita, Calif.), 22.93

Kostetskaya is European junior champion
Russian Yekaterina (Katya) Kostetskaya, who runs for Jonesboro AR in the school year, won the 400 meter hurdles at the European junior championships last week (7/27) at Tampere Finland. Her time of 57.52 is the fastest of the year by a US high school girl. Kostetskaya caught compatriate Irina Obedina in the last 20 meters. "I was surprised how good my time was," Kostetskaya said. "My coach advised to start as fast I could. It paid off." European Juniors.

Lindsay Regan
sets freshman record

Lindsay Regan, youngest of the pole vaulting Regan sisters of Easton PA, won the AAU JO intermediate pole vault at 12-3.25, breaking the US freshman record of 12-3 set by pioneers Samantha Shepard and Molly Lederman in 1999. Lindsay was the Pennsylvania indoor champion this year, and sister Courtney, a junior, won the outdoor championship.

photo by Mike Lawryk, Vertical Assault

College Choices 2003 - National letter of intent signing period ended August 1. We have 1,386 college choices by the class of 2003.

Seymour Sisters of DC

The DC Redwings of Washington DC are one of the up and coming running clubs in the country, and their Seymour Sisters each won the 1500 on closing day of the USATF Jr Olympics in Miami Sunday (8/3). Midget class Ashley, 12, and bantam Kiah, 9, are both undefeated for the summer at 1500 meters, with their best times (4:49.88 and 5:09.15) coming at the AAU JO in Michigan last week. Ashley also completed an undefeated season at 3000 meters by winning Friday in Miami; her best time was posted at the AAU meet in 10:26.97. Kiah was runner-up in the 800 at both AAU and USATF, and her PR of 2:28.34 is the fastest for a 9-year-old this year.

left, Ashley and Kiah with their medals at the AAU JO in Michigan

USATF Junior Olympics
July 29 - Aug 3 at Tropical Park Stadium, Miami FL
7,000 athletes converge on Miami

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Bianca Knight, Rannell Hall named Athletes of the Meet
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Stanford replaces Lananna with a team - Stanford University announced the following appointments to replace Vin Lananna, who left to become athletic director at Oberlin College:

  • Robert Weir - head men's track coach
  • Edrick Floreal - head women's track coach
  • Dena Evans - head women's cross country coach
  • Andrew Gerard - head men's cross country coach

2003-2004 Meet Calendar - It's early, but we need meet information now on all major meets for cross country, indoor and outdoor. Send specifics - name of meet, date, place, contact information, and any other significant information by email to John Dye at [email protected]

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2003 Cross Country - less than 2 months away

5th Iolani Big Aloha Invitational will be held September 20 at Kualoa Ranch in Hawaii. This is a photo of one of last year's races. After the races, runners ran across the road to cool down in the ocean. Thirty mainland high schools are expected to run in this year's Iolani, twice as many as last year. Last year's winners were Ruth Graham, Carl Moe, Montgomery CA girls, and Eisenhower WA boys. The University of Hawaii Big Wave Invitational for college teams will run in conjunction with the high school meet. a DyeStat on-site meet

National rankings
DyeStat Elite - July 23 lists have 4,253 performances from 605 meets ranked.
Gourley's list - Hammer Throw rankings updated July 27.
Jim Spier's Top 5
- Jim's June 11 update.
Roth's Race Walk -- updated July 3

High school track is getting bigger and better,
and the Internet is a big reason --
Jeff Hollobaugh on espn.com.

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DyeStat Featured Meets 2003-2004
Meets that are covered in depth by DyeStat
* = DyeStat on-site coverage

  • * Sep 6 - Midwest Meet of Champions, Hilliard OH
  • * Sep 20 - Iolani Invitational, Kualoa Beach, Oahu HI
  • * Sep 26-27 - Great American Cross Country Festival, Cary NC
  • * Oct 4 - Sunfair Invitational - Yakima WA
  • Oct 4 - Portage Invitational - Portage MI
  • * Oct 11 - Manhattan Invitational, Van Cortlandt Park, NYC
  • * Oct 24-25 - Mt. SAC Invitational, Walnut CA
  • * Nov 23 - OR-WA BorderClash, Nike World Headquarters, Beaverton OR
    • * National Finals - San Diego
    • West Regional - Mt. SAC CA
    • Midwest Regional - Kenosha WI
    • Northeast Regional - New York NY
    • South Region - Charlotte NC
  • INDOOR 2004
  • * Dec 20 - Bishop Loughlin Games - New York Armory
  • * Dec 27 - Holiday Classic - New York Armory
  • * Jan 10 - Hispanic Games - New York Armory
  • * Jan 24 - New Balance Games - New York Armory
  • Feb 6- Millrose Games - Madison Square Garden NYC
  • Feb 7- Colgate Women's Games finals - Madison Square Garden NYC
  • * Feb 19-21 - Simplot Games - Pocatello ID
  • * Mar 12-14 - NSIC - New York Armory
  • * Mar 13-14 - Nike Indoor Championships - Landover MD
  • OUTDOOR 2004
  • Mar - Sugar Bowl Classic - New Orleans LA
  • * Apr 2-3 - Mobile Challenge of Champions - Mobile AL
  • * Apr 11 - Arcadia Invitational - Arcadia CA
  • Apr 17-18 Mt. SAC Relays - Walnut CA
  • * Apr 22-24 - Penn Relays - Philadelphia PA
  • May 7-8 - Loucks Games - White Plains NY
  • * May 20-22 - Great Southwest Classic - Albuquerque NM
  • May - Golden South Classic - Orlando FL
  • June 12 - Golden West Invitational - Sacramento CA
  • * June 18-19 - adidas Outdoor Championships - Raleigh NC


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