best of the weekend
Hastings breaks 500 meter record | Chantelle
Dron 2:10.66 US#1 | Vineland NJ boys
are US#3 all time SMR | US#1 marks by Jimmie Jones, Tianna Madison,
and Candace Davis at Findlay OH | Kedrick
Gibbons 7.36 55H US#2 at McNeese | Brian Dalpiaz and Nicole
Blood win New Balance miles | six US#1
marks at U. of Arkansas National Inv | Josh
McDougal 8th fastest indoor 3k ever | Conrad
Dalton 1:56.14 |
Rankings updated with 220 more marks
Elite -- 1,382 performances meeting DyeStat cutoffs for
top 100 national ranking with data received by Jan 30. January
30 update NEW
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Jan 31-Feb 1 at Virginia Tech University, Blacksburg
VA - Home
Page - a DyeStat
Maryland v. Virginia
is the highlight of many events, with North Carolina, Michigan,
Georgia, Pennsylvania, New York and DC thrown into the mix as 2,000
athletes converge on Interstate 81 in the Blue Ridge of southwestern
Virginia. The fast, banked oval at Rector Fieldhouse should yield
some nation-leading times. Schedule and performance lists are posted
on DyeStat's Virginia Tech
Prince George's County MD teams will continue their argument from
last week's county championships between Eleanor Roosevelt, Largo,
Suitland, and C.H. Flowers. They are joined by MD private school
power Dematha. From Georgia comes New Horizon TC, with Courtney
Champion (US#1 at 55 meters after her LSU win) and Reggie Witherspoon
(a 46.08 400m man last spring). Mumford Detroit journeys down from
Michigan hoping to duplicate last year's successes: Kenneth Ferguson
has graduated, but Jimmie Jones is US#1 at 800 meters (1:55.25).
Woodrow Wilson carries the District of Columbia flag. North Carolina
sends sophomore sprint sensation J-Mee Samuels and miler Matt Debole
of the powerhouse Mount Tabor squad. Virginia standouts include
Bethel HS, Yvette Lewis, US#1 55D Joe Robinson, Andrew Keino, and
Alex Tatu. Pennsylvania claims the top-seeded pole vaulter, Andrew
Rademacher (15-7). Heather Iatauro of New York is making the longest
trip to run in this meet.
Bowl link to high school track
Dexter Jackson, MVP of the Super Bowl for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers,
ran in the Mobile Challenge
of Champions.in 1995. Jackson took 2nd in the 110 hurdles in
14.49 and 3rd in the 300 hurdles in 38.47 for Shanks high school,
- results, rankings, and other current news
alphabetical order by state
Jan 25 at Tyson Track Complex, U. of Arkansas,
Fayetteville AR -
US#1 marks: Jessica Ohanaja, Erica McLain, Wallace Spearmon,
Jason Richardson, Skyline Dallas TX girls and Magnet Baton
Rouge LA girls
Boys - Killeen Ellison TX sr Chaime
Breaux doubled in 6.84 60D and 48-1 TJ, just a bit
off his US#1 marks in both events. Wallace Spearmon
doubled in 21.87 US#1 and 23-0 LJ US#6. West TX sr
Frankie Pavelka 49.04 400m US#6 (Reagan Austin
TX sr Irie Williams had the second fastest prelim at 49.80
but pulled up in the final.). Russellville AR sr Chase
Feltner 4:20.71 1600m. Cedar Hill TX jr Jason
Richardson 7.93 60H US#1 (plus 7 more DyeStat Elite
marks). Brewer Depaul, Edmond OK 56-9 SP.
- Westbury Houston jr Jessica Ohanaja 7.50
posted the fastest 60 meter dash time of the season. Skyline
Dallas TX soph Krystin Lacy, who had the
previous US#1 time (7.55) opted for the 200 and won that in
24.36 US#3. Magnet Baton Rouge LA soph Katrina Taylor
beat the meet record in the 400 in 55.85 and was
faster in the prelims at 55.66. Jenks OK sr Brianna
McLeod, who gave up swimming for track this season,
won the 1600 in 4:58.71 and then ran second in a very close
800 to Magnet Baton Rouge LA's Katara Rosby,
2:18.57 to 2:18.69. Skyline Dallas 1:40.51
4x200 US#1. Magnet Baton Rouge LA sr Reanna Townsend
5-6 HJ. World Junior team member Erica McLain,
Plano East TX jr, doubled in the long jump 19-0.75 US#2 and
triple jump 41-5 US#1 and was 4th in her first-ever try at
State coverage by Doug Speck and Rich Gonzalez
| ABTFC All Comers - MacKenzie Hill | Clinics | LA Invitational
Jan 24 at Boise ID
Kilmartin 24-0.5 US#1 - The nation's best
decathlete had a nice all around effort with 6-11 HJ, 8.49
60H (42-inch hurdles), and 24-0.5. His long jump series got
better with each jump: 23-1, 23-3, 23-11, and 24-0.5, with
the last jump taking the national lead in DyeStat
Elite rankings. Julene Bailey had a 12-6
pole vault, 4 inches below her US#1 mark, and soph Megan
Perner cleared 11-0.
Jan 25 at McNeese State University (no metal
spikes allowed) -
Natchez MS jr Kedrick Gibbons doubles in
7.36 55H US#2 and 23-0.5 LJ
George's County Championships
Jan 23 at PG Sportsplex, Landover MD - Highlights
- Suitland sr Deyon Williams doubles in 7.51
55H and 22-9 LJ. Suitland is 1-2 in 55D with
sr Robert Duru 6.47 and Jamell Lane
6.48. C.H. Flowers soph Afolabi Aromire 1:06.2
500m. Suitland 1:31.4 4x200 (Largo 1:32.1).
- Eleanor Roosevelt sr Tiandra Ponteen doubles
in 39.35 300m and 1:16.6 500m. Largo places
1-2 in 55D with freshman Michayla Golladay
7.14 and sr Natalie McKenzie 7.15. C. H.
Flowers jr Tiffany Nesfield 8.16 55H. Largo
1:43.0 4x200 US#5 (E. Roosevelt 1:44.2). Bowie sr
Leif Crago 58-0.75 SP.
Jan 27 at the PG Sportsplex, Landover MD
with 15 DyeStat Elite performances
Gaithersburg jr Nina Warren 7.28 55D. Gaithersburg
sr Brian Porter 6.49 55D. Blake jr Aharon
Conerly 1:07.62 500m. Paint Branch boys
1:32.42 4x200. Gaithersburg jr John Welbon 6-6
Jan 29 at the PG Sportsplex, Landover MD
Mount Hebron teams sweep. Oakland Mills jr
Anthony Cole doubles in 6.3h and 35.7h. Hammond
sr Shade Smith doubles in 7.1h and 41.5h.
Atholton sr Lindsay Grigoriev 43-7 SP US#3.
Jan 26 at Reggie Lewis Center, Boston -
- St. John's
DMR US#2. (splits: John Gillespie 3:10, Sean Langton
53.9, Ryan Williams 1:58, Mike Grant 4:21). St. John's
Shrewsbury 3:34.65 SMR US#4. Rindge &
Latin Cambridge 1:31.55 MR 4x200.
- Central Catholic Lawrence 4:04.27 4x400
HS performances in open meet
Jan 24 at Boston University - Terrier
Dron 2:10.66 - (left) Home schooled
New Hampshire soph improved on her US#1 time while finishing
4th in the college division. Chantelle had almost even splits
McDougal 8:19.55 3000 - Home schooled New
York junior runs the 8th fastest high school indoor 3k ever
and fastest since 1986 while finishing less than a second
behind Iona College soph Nigel Wray, a member of the Canadian
junior team at the 2001 World Cross Country Championships
at Ostend Belgium..
new dynamic duo - Air Time club coach Jeff
Robbins' latest pair of elite girl pole vaulters tied for
US#2 in the college meet at Boston U's new Track and Tennis
Center. Lowell MA sr Ashley Nolet and Concord
MA jr Anna McFarlane each cleared 12-7.5,
with Nolet winning on fewest misses. Only Nampa ID sr Julene
Bailey has jumped higher this season (12-10). Nolet
and McFarlane have stepped into the shoes of Samantha Shepard
and Molly Lederman, who set national records for Air Time
over the past several years.
Jan 25 at Fitchburg MA - Results at
Bromfield MA sr
doubles in 2:58.21 1000m US#3 and 1:38.37
Custer SD sr Tyler Custis took the US#2 slot
in shot put with a throw of 61-0.5 at Chadron State College's
high school open.
Jan 25 at Red Bank Regional HS - Results
and Ed Grant highlights.
get speed workouts - Katy 2:16.81 800m, Amanda
2:17.92. Christian Brothers boys and Middletown
South girls win team titles.
25 at the New York Armory
Winners & Pix
- Complete Results
- 64 DyeStat
Hastings gets 500 meter record,
US#1 double by Vineland NJ boys
NY jr Natasha Hastings runs 1:11.84
for a new national 500 meter record, finishing 4th in
elite women's race. Vineland NJ boys 3:27.60
SMR, third fastest team ever (Muir Pasadena CA 1997
3:24.69 and Muir Pasadena CA 1996 3:25.90 and 3:27.80)
and 3:19.07 4x400 (first under 3:20 this season). HS
elite miles go to Brian Dalpiaz 4:15.73
MR (Gavin Coombs CT 4:15.91, top 6 under 4:20) and Nicole
Blood 4:54.78 MR (9 seconds ahead of Catha
Mullen). Newburgh NY boys 1:28.52 4x200
(US#13 all time team) to improve on 2003 US#1 mark.
Bronxville NY girls 9:25.25 4x800 (Saratoga
9:26.62) with these two teams taking the US#1-2 spots
in DyeStat Elite national
rankings. Willingboro NJ boys 7:59.19
4x800 US#2. West Catholic PA girls 4:05.19
Jan 25 at Pratt Institute, Brooklyn NY
Page - Results of Semi-Finals
Semi Finals determine athletes
eligible for finals at MSG Feb 8.
Bronx Science NY sr Fatmata Fofanah 8.17
55H. Wilmington DE fr Alexandra Coppadge 5-6
- Trenton sr Irvin Stills doubles in 22.53
200m and 7.62 55H. Saratoga NY sr Mike Foley 8:53.35
3000m. Warwick Valley NY 10:35.79 DMR. Christian
Brothers NY jr Felipe Reyes 23-0.5 LJ.
- Murry Bergtraum soph Jessica Clarke doubles
in 7.37 55D and 25.38p 200m. Lincoln Yonkers NY sr Adanna
Andrews 2:17.36 (Angelica Gregory 2:17.75). Pearl
River NY sr Erin Demchko 4:46.40. Suffern
NY 12:39.52 DMR. Mountain Lakes NJ jr Colette
Debenedetto 17-10 LJ. Suffern's Teneisha
Centave 37-10.5 TJ. Monroe-Woodbury NY sr Kristen
Callan 38-10 SP.
County League championships
Sachem NY jr Maria
lapped the girls race walk field and won in
US#1 6:44.4, which was 2 seconds better than her outdoor PR.
"I had no idea how fast I was going until I looked up
at the clock coming off the final turn," Michta said.
"Now I know that I can get that National Record."
Coach Michael Roth sees Michta breaking more than HS records
this year. "I've never seen her walk so controlled at
such a fast pace." Roth's
Race Walk rankings
Riverhead NY soph Ellen Dougherty 2:55.3
1000m (Mary Liz McCurdy 2:58.4), the second and third fastest
1000 meters of the season.
County League results
Fordham sr Conrad Dalton doubles
in 1:56.14 80m US#2 (with teammate Jose Fernandez second in
1:57.08 US#10) and 49.13 400m US#7. Corey Simmon of
LaSalle 44-11.25 TJ MR. Fordham sr Gavin McMahon 15-3
PV MR. Fordham Prep ran away with the team
title with 82 points.
in Tarheel Classic college meet at UNC
Chamblee GA sr Mary Ann Erigha came out of
the 6th section to place sixth overall in the 200 meters at
24.99 US#7 and also ran 7.70 60D US#6. Cummings Burlington
NC had two girls in the 60m hurdles: sr Chandra Pulliam
8.95 US#7 and jr Dominique Price 9.29.
Jan 25-26 at the U. of Findlay, Findlay OH
Page | Div I |
Div II-III |
Div I results now posted.
marks by Jones, Madison and Davis
MI sr Jimmie Jones 1:55.25 US#1. Pickerington
OH sr Adam Kellermeyer 60-8.5 SP US#2. Elyria
OH sr Tianna Madison 19-3.5 LJ US#1 and 7.02p
55D US#3t. Pioneer Ann Arbor MI sr Candace Davis 7.93
55H US#1 and 26.01 200m.
Week by Don Rich
Andrew Rademacher (right) clears 15-3 at Slippery
Rock. Juanita Broaddus 25.1h breaks 10-year record.
of Wyoming Open
Jan 17 at U. of Wyoming fieldhouse - Results
Olympic gold medalist Carl Lewis will be there
This year's Nike Indoor Championships at Landover MD March 14-16
have a new attraction which the sponsors call "the sprint clinic
of the future.". The Nike Sprint Summit clinic with Nike athletes
and leading sprint coaches will be held Friday March 14 from 7:30
to 10 pm. Admission is free to athletes registered for NIC, $10
to others. Nine-time Olympic gold medalist Carl Lewis heads the
list of Nike athletes who will participate. Coaches include 2004
Olympic staff member Orin Richburg; Colorado Flyers coach Tony Wells;
Houston Westbury girls coach Rose Brimmer; and Russell Bates, Winslow
Township NJ High School. “King Carl”
Lewis said he is looking forward to the Summit. “It was a
big deal to go to these kinds of meets,” he said, referring
to the Nike Indoor Championships.
more on Nike Sprint Summit
| more on NIC
The fields have been set for the invitation-only high school miles
at the 96th Millrose Games at Madison Square Garden February 7.
a handheld computer driven, wireless, programmable training aid
invented by the coach of the national record setting United Stars
Read about it and buy online
North Carolina State
Hudson OH Foot Locker cross country finalist (2nd) will join his
brother, Andy Smith, a 2000 NCAA cross country All-American. See
300 college choices
by the class of 2003 listed by state and college. Signing
May 9-10 White Plains NY
info | Web Site
Index to online store
The 45th Edition of Jack Shepard's indispensable
is now available.
lists - all records
(national, class and age).
All the top stats for the 2002 prep season -- 50-deep outdoor
and 20-deep indoor performer lists.
John Dye says:
"I never leave
home without it!"
for meet results
Fastest DMR of the
season at Yale as Bay Shore NY girls
beat Saratoga! Anchors duel again at 3000 meters: Saratoga's Nicole
Blood 9:48.35 (Bay Shore's Laura Cummings 9:49.76)
9:01.92 2-mile record in New York. Chantelle
Dron 4:51.62 US#1 in MA open race; Zach
Pollinger qualifies for USATF men's national race walk.
Great action also
in Arizona, North Carolina,
Virginia, New Jersey, Washington,
Running in the NAU Opener at Northern Arizona University, Hamilton AZ
jr Michael Hilbe ran the fastest 400 meters of the season
while placing 7th against college runners. Twenty minutes later, he was
second in the 200 at 22.33.
Home Page | Friday
results | Saturday |
Jan 17-18 at Yale University, New Haven CT - 74
DyeStat Elite performances
DMR of the season
girls 12:02.89 beat Saratoga! Mary Liz McCurdy staked
Bay Shore to a big lead with a great 3:38.4 leadoff, and anchor Laura
Cummings 5:03.1 held off Saratoga's Nicole Blood 4:55.5. Blood, 100
meters back at the handoff, closed to within 30 meters but could not
catch Cummings. Girls DMR pix and
Xavier CT boys 10:40.61
over Syosset. (earlier time incorrect) Boys
3000 meters - In reprise of DMR anchor battle, Nicole
Blood reverses finish by edging Laura Cummings,
9:48.35 to 9:49.76. Ahmed Haji wins boys 3000 in
8:51.19 (Daniel Naughton 8:55.34).
Jan 19 at Kansas State University, Manhattan KS -
Results with 12 DyeStat Elite
doubles in 6.44 and 22.31
Boys - Aquinas
Overland Park KS sr Drew Morano 6.44 55D and 22.31 200m.
Liberty Colorado Springs CO sr Alex Clayton doubles in
1:59.39 800m and 4:26.81 mile. Mounds View MN jr Nate Englin
Girls - Ashley
Cruder 7.27 55D. Grandview MO sr Makeatha
Cooper 8.37 55H. Southeast Wichita KS jr Nikki Polk 5-6.
Jan 18-19 at Reggie Lewis Center. Boston - Results
Bromfield sr Ari Lambie
leads two relay wins. Westboro sr Kara Dickman
Jan 19 at Harvard U. - Complete
Chantelle Dron, home schooled NH soph, runs fastest
mile of season in 4:51.62, finishing second in Women's Invitational
race. Lindsay Scherf, Scarsdale NY, was 7th in 5:12.34. Concord
MA jr Anna McFarlane won the women's pole vault
at 12-6, which is 1.25 inch below her US#1 mark.
Zach Pollinger (left), a Junior from
Mahwah, NJ, finished 2nd in the Open Men's 3000m race walk His time
of 12:42.06 qualifies him for the USATF Indoor Nationals. Zach will
be racing in the Millrose Games in the Open Mile Race Walk. Zach's
time is also better
than the existing Young Men's (17-18) record (Kevin Eastler 12:54.88
Roth's Race Walk Rankings
Jan 17-18 at Reno NV - 43
DyeStat Elite markss
Boys - St. Xavier
Louisville KY sr Chip Heuser 16-2 wins group 1, with
Carroll Southlake TX jr Ty Barrington second, also at
Girls - Skyview
Nampa ID sr Julene Bailey 12-10 is best vault of the
season in the US.
Groups 2 and 3
Jan 19 at Princeton NJ - Results
and highlights with 15 DyeStat Elite performances
Debra Vento 5-10 US#1.
Willingboro sweeps group 3. Red Bank girls
double behind Trotter twins. Bishop Eustace boys
and Hopewell Valley girls win group 2.
Groups 1 and 4
Jan 19 at Princeton NJ - Results
and highlights by Jersey Guy
Winslow sweeps group 4. Haddonfield Memorial
boys and Queen of Peace girls win group 3. Lindsay
Van Alstine (Hawthorne Christian sr) 10:57.68 3200.
Jan 18 at the New York Armory - Results
with 73 DyeStat Elite performances
9:01.92 - Armory and New York state 2-mile record
19-1 - US#1, first 19-foot jump this season
Jan 17-18 at Pratt Institute, Brooklyn NY - Results
Jan 18 at U. of North Carolina, Chapel Hill NC
- Results | 71
DyeStat Elite marks
boys, Matt Debole, J-Mee Samuels.
Camilia Morman 18-8.75 US#1 leads Hillside girls
Boys - Mt.
Tabor HS 48. J-Mee Samuels wins 6.41 55D, but
is second in 300 to Deep Creek's John Hyman, 35.21 to 35.83. Deep Creek's
Derron Flood 1:05.62 500m US#2. Matt Debole doubles
in 2:33.15 1000m and 4:20.66 1600m. Bobby Mack 9:16.81
3200m. Deep Creek 3:24.41 4x400. Mark Sturgis
Girls - Hillside
HS 53. Tempess Stark 7.24 55D. Hurman
Husain doubles in 3:02.87 1000m and 5:05.05 1600m. Chandra
Pulliam 8.21 55H US#5. Debbie Martin 5-6 HJ.
Camilia Morman 18-8.75 LJ US#1.
week by Don Rich
Glen Mills sr Tyree Suber 57-1 SP. Two 7.0h 55D's by
Chioma Nwaneshiudu of Penn Wood. Chris Kessler
of Sun Valley 1:56.7 800m. Haverford girls 9:37.6
4x800. Huss sisters 1-2 in mile at F&M. PA
Week Jan 18
Jan 18 at Fork Union VA - 24
DyeStat Elite performances
Largo girls, Octavia
Best, Andrew Keino, Tiffany Evans, Joe Robinson, and four 44-plus triple
UW High School
Jan 19 at Dempsey Indoor Stadium, U. of Washington
fastest 800 of season
Boys - Puyallap
WA sr Adam Demmings 1:56.02 800m US#1. Anthony
Brown doubles in 7.03 60D and 8.39 60H. Shelton WA jr Alex
McClary 4:24.31 mile. Kent-Meridian WA seniors Mike Ogwell
8:52.54 and John Timeus 8:53.33 go 1-2 in 3000
meters. Arlington WA sr McKane Lee 14-11 PV. Moreno
Zapata 44-7.5 TJ. Billings MT sr Evan Wilson 59-3.5
Girls - Sarah
Burns doubles in 7.94 60D and 17-10.75 LJ.
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NC. Details will be announced soon. For more information, send email to
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