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Russell Brown's big weekend at Reggie Lewis Center
Hanover NH senior won the 600 meters Friday night at the New England Championships in 1:19.41, fastest in the US this season and second fastest ever.
Stanford-bound Brown returned Sunday in the uniform of the Lynx Elite to run a leg of the DMR against college and pro teams in the USA Indoor Nationals.

photo by Mike Boucher

photo by Cheryl Treworgy,

Ryan Deak suspended from team
TALLAHASSEE FL 3/6/03 -- Maclay high school coach Gary Droze confirmed today that Ryan Deak's scratch from this Friday's Jacksonville Bolles Bulldog Classic was a result of disciplinary action taken after the Chiles Relays on Tuesday. "Ryan was dismissed for refusing to run events I instructed him to run," Droze said in an e-mail this afternoon. Droze added that the dismissal was indefinite and left the possibility for Deak to return to the team. Deak, a Foot Locker cross country national finalist, is one of the leading distance runners in the nation. (Ricky Quintana,

National Rankings update
Jim Spier's Top 5 as of March 3
- separate lists for banked and oversized ovals.

Nike Athlete of the Week
Chaime Breaux

2003 indoor #7

The seventh Nike Athlete of the Week awards of the 2003 indoor season go to Killeen TX sr Chaime Breaux, US#1 60 meters, and Harvard MA sr Ari Lambie, USR 1000 meters.

Nike AOW index

Ari Lambie

photo by Mike Boucher



Donna on the Side at the Virginia AAA State Meet
The nation's leading shot putter, Steve Huntzinger, got a celebration ride from his sister Ann, who is obviously strong for a cheer leader, after Steve won the shot put title.

THIS WEEK - results, rankings, and other current news
alphabetical by state


Saturation coverage of the Golden State by Doug Speck and Rich Gonzalez -
Now has pre-season California rankings in all events.

Butler Bulldog Open
Mar 1 at Plainfield IN (Butler University's relocated RCA Dome track) - Results
Mark Jelks 21.64 US#1
West Side Gary IN sr Mark Jelks doubles 6.91 60m and 21.64 200m US#1. Lawrence North Indianapolis IN sr Brandys Green 8.08 60H. Cass Tech Detroit MI sr Ariss Seals 9.04 60H. Lawrence Central IN soph Tori Allen 11-1.75 PV. Dunbar Dayton jr Quinn White 22-1.5 LJ. Clay IN sr Jason Brown 58-9.5.

New England Championships
Feb 28 at Reggie Lewis Center, Boston MA -
Home Page and pix | Complete Results |
DyeStat Elite performances |
Preps warm up Reggie Lewis
for USA Indoors

Russell Brown NH improves on his US#1 600 with a 1:19.41 win, second fastest ever run in the US indoors (record is 1:18.80 by Damion Drummond NY in 2000). Ari Lambie MA (1000m), Meaghan Owen CT (1600m), and Catherine Bryson NH (3200m) win their specialties.

John Carroll's New England Championship reports
BOYS - Russell Brown runs second fastest 600 ever in US
GIRLS - Ari Lambie tries suicide double - and succeeds
Both Brown and Lambie are Stanford-bound next year

MITS weekly series
Feb 27 at U. of Michigan, Ann Arbor MI - top national marks
Jumping for the Detroit Cheetahs, Roseville MI sr Vanessa Maher high jumped 5-10.25, tying Costa Mesa CA sr Sharon Day for US#1 this season. Pioneer Ann Arbor sr Candace Davis broke her own state record for 60 meter hurdles with a time of 8.57, third fastest in the country this season.

New Jersey
Bergen County Championships
Mar 3 at the New York Armory - Results
Ken Sinkovitz doubles - 35.6 300m and 1:20.0 600m US#2.

New York
PSAL Championships
Mar 1 at the New York Armory - Results with 61 DyeStat Elite performances
Dixley Simms 1:20.62 600m US#2 leads Thomas Jefferson boys to third straight title. Dewitt Clinton wins girls title. Most outstanding athlete awards went to Transit Tech's Melville Rogers (34.36 300m and anchor of 3:18.64 4x400), Jefferson's Darius Gray (21-9 LJ), Curtis' Jonetta Moore (5:00.19 1500m), and Clinton's Uzoma Okafor (40-03.50 SP).

North Carolina
UNC Last Chance
Mar 5 at U. of North Carolina, Chapel Hill NC - High School Results
J-Mee Samuels 6.76 US#2 and 21.87 US#7 - Mt. Tabor NC sophomore wins 200 against college and open runners and runs second in 60m to University of Georgia senior Dennis Baker 6.74. Wake Forest NC freshman Katie Albright 10:17.47 3000m debuts on the track by running third behind Lucinda Hull of NC State 9:59.52 and Liz Awtrey of UNC 10:17.21. Albright had the fastest time in the Foot Locker cross country South regional while winning the freshman race. Mt. Tabor NC sr Matt DeBole and North Forsyth NC sr Clay Ragan ran 1:58.06 and 1:58.82 in the 800 as a warmup for the Nike Indoor Championships at Landover MD next week. DeBole will run the mile and sprint medley at NIC. Ragan, US#3 at 500 meters, runs on N. Forsyth's US#1 4x800 relay team.

Ohio Elite meets
Feb 28 - Mar 1 at Ohio State University - Results with 37 DyeStat Elite performances
Some good marks recorded: Tianna Madison (Elyria) LJ-19-3 and 55m-7.06(ran 7.05p). Theodore Ginn (Cleveland Glenville) 55H-7.47(7.44p), Kristina Bolterstien (Middlesburg) HJ-5-8, Adam Kellermeyrer (Pinkerington) ShotPut-62-00, Chris Kollar Mile-4:19, Dionne Jones (Cleveland Heights) 400m-57.56. Ray Armstrong (Elyria) 800m-1:58.42. Jason Craig (Huber Hts. Wayne) 400m-50.77

PA State Meet
Mar 1 at Penn State U. | Coverage by Don Rich | Results | 187 DyeStat Elite marks
Five Meet Records. Top five US performances including a 63-04.25 Shot Put, a 23-10.50 Long Jump, and a 47.65 400. Dropped batons by the favorites. Gutsy winning performances by lots of underdogs. Even more snow is PA. All in all, it was your typical PTFCA Indoor Championship Meet. Female athlete of the meet Juanita Broaddus led William Penn girls to team title. Pennsbury boys win.

left, Tyree Suber's 63-4.25 MR US#2 shot put earned him male athlete of the meet award.

USA Indoor Championships
Mar 1-2 at Reggie Lewis Center in Boston - Highlights, results and photos
Allyson Felix 23.14 - 2nd in finals
with new US high school record

Los Angeles Baptist senior Allyson Felix broke Sanya Richards' 1-year-old high school 200 meter record by finishing second in the finals of the USA Indoor Championships. Felix had tied the old record of 23.22 in the prelims earlier Sunday. Michelle Collins won the finals in 22.84, while defending champion Kelli White was third in 23.21. Felix thus qualified for the USA team for the IAAF World Indoor Championships at Birmingham, England March 14-16. Team USA roster for World's (Allyson's on it.)
Lynx Elite high school runners run with the elite
The Lynx System Developers-backed club teams finished 2nd in the women's DMR and 7th in the men's DMR.
Philadelplhia sr Tiffany Abney ran in the 400 but did not qualify for the finals.

AAU National Youth Championships
Feb 21-23 at Merrillville IN - Results
Demi Omole

Eastern States Championships. 245 DyeStat Elite performances (most of any meet this season)! 5 US#1s!

Western States Open
Mar 1 at Utah Olympic Oval, Salt Lake City - Results
Amy Menlove wins 4
-1st Long Jump 19'6 3/4" (#2 USA)
-1st 60m 7.54
-1st 200m 24.62 (#9 USA)
-1st 4x100m, (team of: Danielle Peck, Ali Smart, Dana Strauss, Amy Menlove) 50.35
Leif Arrhenius doubles in SP/WT: 56-03.25 and 76-01.75 US#2.
25 DyeStat Elite performances in inaugural meet at Olympic facility.

AAA State Meet
Mar 1 at George Mason University, Fairfax VA - DyeStat on-site coverage
Details & pix | Complete Results | 190 DyeStat Elite marks |
| Eastern Region Dominates - Pearl Watts' report |

Deep Creek boys, Menchville girls
take remarkable paths to team titles

Deep Creek suffered a shutout in its strength, the 4x200 and 4x400 relays, and still won by 3 points. Menchville rode the amazing 6-event virtuosity of Yvette Lewis -- she won two firsts, three seconds, and one fifth for 48 of Menchville's 61 points, outscoring every other team by herself.
Faraign Giles 1:13.32 US#7 all time (Leslie Treherne 1:13.92 US#13 all time). Derron Flood, Anthony Easter US#1-2 this year in 500. Alex Tatu doubles, 2:28.45 US#1 1000 one hour after negative split 4:23.80 1600. John Bailey doubles LJ/TJ. Jennifer Boyd breezes to easy distance double

the thrill of victory is shared
there was no loser in the 500
Deep Creek sr Derron Flood 1:04.09 improved on his US#1 time (US#20 all time) and needed every inch to outkick Atlee sr Anthony Easter 1:04.36, who took the lead with 200 meters to go and finished as the second fastest in the US this year. They shared a long embrace after the race.

Many more action photos will be posted Tuesday.


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Loucks Games
May 9-10 White Plains NY
Pentathlon added!
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3 early season
warm weather meets
Nokia Sugar Bowl Classic
New Orleans LA March 28-29
Challenge of Champions
Mobile AL April 4-5
Arcadia Invitational
Arcadia CA April 11-12
DyeStat featured meets

27th Golden South Classic
May 31 Orlando FL
a DyeStat featured meet


June 13-14 Raleigh NC
Online registration now available.

Purchases support DyeStat
Index to online store
Pre-publication offers on DyeStat-Harrier Books' new Parent's Guide and distance runners' guides

prep track fans!
The 45th Edition of Jack Shepard's indispensable reference
High School Track 2003
is now available.
All-time 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.

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Sept 26-27, 2003 Cary NC
NSSF announces details for 2003 Great American Cross Country Festival.

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New College choices
Amy Seward - Virginia state LJ/TJ champ will fly south to the University of Miami FL.
Steve Hassen - Vanguard Ocala FL distance standout (Foot Locker finalist) will travel just 40 miles up Interstate 75 to Gainesville to run for the University of Florida (from Ricky Quintana on
Jennifer Boyd - Hickory VA distance star (4:56.34 mile, 10:53.40 2 mile indoors) chooses North Carolina State.
Laura Meyers - CA Div 4 cross country champion, will travel across the continent to New York City to run for Columbia University.
Janice Davis - of Natchez MS, will give Stanford a sprinter (11.33, 23.38, and 52.92) to go with their mighty distance corps.
Chaime Breaux - Killeen TX sprinter (6.73 US#1) and triple jumper (48-7.75 US#3) has chosen Texas Christian.
Bobby Mack
- North Forsyth Winston Salem NC miler (4:12.11 US#4 this season) will attend North Carolina State.
Rachel Umberger - Concord NH, 2:09.67 800m national champion at Raleigh last June, has chosen Duke.
Amy Menlove - Alta UT sprint and long jump champion will attend Brigham Young
Deyon Williams - Suitland MD sprint, hurdle, and high jump champ has signed with Virginia.
Kelly Reynolds - Toll Gate RI hammer/weight thrower (Golden West champion) has committed to Duke.
See 300 college choices by the class of 2003 listed by state and college. Signing Pix too

National Rankings updates
DyeStat Elite now lists 2,800 performances
DyeStat Elite -- 2,804 performances from 405 meets meeting DyeStat Elite cutoffs for top 100 national ranking with data received by Feb 28. There are 13 new national leaders among 460 new marks since the last update. February 28 update
How to get ranked: To get on the DyeStat Elite national rankings for 2003 indoor, you have to beat the cutoffs for your event and then submit the information by email or on the performance input form.
Jim Spier's Top 5 - separate lists for banked and oversized ovals - March 3 update
Roth's Race Walk 2003 indoor race walk national rankings - February 11 update
Gourley's List 2003 indoor weight throw national rankings - Nick Owens WA and Della Clark GA continue to lead - NEW March 3 update

13 new national leaders are among 2,800 performances in DyeStat Elite update #8 as of February 28
200m Stephenson GA jr Michael Grant 21.68
400m Wheeler GA sr Reggie Witherspoon 46.94
500m Deep Creek VA sr Derron Flood 1:04.16
800m Freeport NY sr Gabriel McLaren 1:52.12
55H Franklin NJ sr Jeffrey Porter 7.32
60H Grandview KC MO sr Eliott Morant 7.92
DMR Northport NY 10:15.23
600m Far Rockaway NY soph Jeavon Benjamin 1:30.67
800m Jonesboro AR soph Katya Kostetskaya 2:09.04
1000m Bromfield Harvard MA sr Ari Lambie 2:45.46 USR
2 Miles Red Bank NJ sr Amanda Trotter 10:42.87c
60H Montbello Denver CO sr Vicki Howard 8.49
DMR Red Bank Regional NJ 11:52.90


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Last Week

alphabetical order by state

Best of this week . . .

AR Coaches All Comers
Feb 22, 2003 at Tyson Center, U. of Arkansas, Fayetteville - Highlights
Kostetskaya US#1. Spearmon and Martin US#4

Don Barrett Open
Feb 22 at the Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs CO - Montbello Denver sr Vicki Howard 8.49 60H - Simplot Games champion improves on US#1 mark. Liberty Colorado Springs sr Ashley Owens, US#1 in 60 meter dash at 7.40, won in 7.49. Montbello Denver sr Penny Shields 39-10 TJ US#4.

CT Open Championships
Feb 22 at Hillhouse HS, New Haven CT - Results, pix, and 55 DyeStat Elite marks
Danbury boys, Hillhouse girls win.
Doubles by Kenneth Walker and Meghan Owen.

DE State Meet
Feb 22 at U. of Delaware - Results
Quad by Kamilah Salaam, triple by Mandy Stille.

10th U-Ky Invitational
Feb 22 at U. KY, Lexington KY - Results - GA, MO, MI, NC, AL, MD, IN, NJ runners meet in KY and produce 121 DyeStat Elite performances.

Mason Dixon Games
Feb 22 at the Fairgrounds, Louisville KY - Story by Charlie Zimmerman
Chip Heuser, Bobby Curtis, Maddie Schueler, Andy Fryman

LA State Meet
Feb 22 at Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge - Results and 45 DyeStat Elite marks
US#3 marks by Jerald Watson and Tina Harris

MD State Meet
Feb 24-25 at PG County Sportsplex, Landover MD (postponed from Feb 17-18) -
with 107 DyeStat Elite performances listed.
Scott Dance reports on 4A-3A
Ponteen leads Eleanor Roosevelt over Largo;
Suitland sprinters win boys trophy

MA State Meet
Feb 22 at Reggie Lewis Center, Boston MA - Results with 84 DyeStat Elite marks
John Carroll reports
: the Air Lambie Show | Boys: St. John's Prep breaks curse
Ari Lambie's 2:45.46 smashes national record!

New Jersey
NJ Meet of Champions
Feb 22 at Princeton NJ - Results, highlights by Jersey Guy with 94 DyeStat Elite performances.
Trotter twins breeze: Amanda 10:38.87 US#1, Katy 2:12.92 US#4. Porscha Dobson 8.07 55H US#4t, Lance Wigfall 48.50 US#5, Debra Vento 5-10 US#2.

New York
Eastern States Championships
Feb 25 at the New York Armory - Results
245 DyeStat Elite performances!!! Sensational DMR's
Red Bank NJ girls 11:52.09 US#1, just off their 2002 US record.
Northport NY boys
10:15.23 DMR improves on US#1 time and leads 15 DyeStat Elite times under 10:37.
Jeffrey Porter 7.32 US#1. Gabriel McLaren 1:52.12 US#1.

New York
Evian Mayor's Meet
Feb 22 at the New York Armory - 42 DyeStat Elite performances
Jeavon Benjamin - Virgil Hodge - Dixley Simms - Kristin Farley - Shana Cox - Melville Rogers - Prospect Heights - Thomas Jefferson & Transit Tech duel to US#2 and US#3 4x400 marks.

Sid Sink Open
Feb 22 at Bowling Green University - Results
Tianna Madison doubles 7.57 60m US#12 and 19-4.5 LJ (she is already US#2 at 19-6.75).

PA Week by Don Rich
| Girls - US#4 Hatboro-Horsham improves DMR time to 12:22 unofficial at the Delaware Valley championships at Lehigh Friday 2/21. Boys - Norristown's Mike Whitehead 48-04.50 US#5 leads 6 Dyestat Elite triple jumpers at "best meet of the PA season."

Penn State Invitational
Feb 22 at State College PA - Results with 23 DyeStat Elite marks
DC area stars enjoy profitable trip to PA
Boys - Dematha MD soph Anthony Wiseman doubles 6.86 60m US#5 and 22.30 200m. Archbishop Carroll DC freshman Randy Lee 48.87 400m US#7. Cedar Cliff PA's Pat Philbin 8:50.75. Shawn Colligan 8.20 60H. Glen Mills PA 1:31.67 4x200. Dematha MD 3:26.44 4x800. Central Dauphin PA's Jamal James 22-3.75 LJ. Glen Mills PA sr Tyree Suber 61-9 SP US#4.
Girls - Nicole Erby 5:07.53 mile. Lewistown PA's Emily Lepley 9.12 60H. Suffern NY HS 1:47.21 4x200. Suffern NY's Taneisha Cantave doubles 17-1 LJ and 37-6 TJ.

Rhode Island
RI State Meet
Feb 22 at U. of Rhode Island - Results
Carolyn Yates, Bishop Hendricken boys, Westerly girls

AAA Regional Meets - Results

Virginia AA State Meet
Feb 21 at Virginia Tech Univerwsity, Blacksburg VA - Results with 41 DyeStat Elite marks
Ryan McCoy 49-7. Mario Moore double leads Heritage boys.
doubles by Sarah Bowman, Octavia Best, Imani Moorman

Hail to the Cross Country Parents
A special edition of Donna on the Side - Donna Dye's survey of cross country moms and dads tells their emotions, dreams, and fears as they watch from the sidelines.
Hail to the Parents

SCHOLAR-ATHLETE Donna Dye's guide to the college recruiting game: eligibility rules, recruiting rules, experiences, organizations, helpful web sites, scholarships & loans, and careers & majors.


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