on DyeStat . . .
Brown's big weekend at Reggie Lewis Center
Hanover NH senior won the 600 meters Friday
night at the New England
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
photo by Mike Boucher |
photo by Cheryl Treworgy, prettysporty.com
Ryan Deak suspended
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
National Rankings update
Jim Spier's Top 5 as of March 3 - separate lists for
banked and oversized ovals.
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.
photo by Mike Boucher
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.
- results, rankings, and other current news
alphabetical by state
of the Golden State by Doug Speck and Rich Gonzalez -
Now has pre-season California rankings in all events.
Mar 1 at Plainfield IN (Butler University's
relocated RCA Dome track) - Results
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
Feb 28 at Reggie Lewis Center, Boston
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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.
New England Championship reports
- Russell Brown runs second fastest 600
ever in US
- Ari Lambie tries suicide double - and
Both Brown and Lambie are Stanford-bound next year
Feb 27 at U. of Michigan, Ann Arbor MI -
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.
Mar 3 at the New York Armory - Results
Sinkovitz doubles - 35.6 300m and 1:20.0 600m
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
Mar 5 at U. of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
NC - High
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.
Feb 28 - Mar 1 at Ohio State University
- Results with 37 DyeStat
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
Mar 1 at Penn State U. | Coverage
by Don Rich | Results
DyeStat Elite marks
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.
Tyree Suber's 63-4.25 MR US#2
shot put earned him male athlete of the meet award.
Mar 1-2 at Reggie Lewis Center in Boston -
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.)
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.
National Youth Championships
Feb 21-23 at Merrillville IN - Results
States Championships. 245 DyeStat Elite performances (most
of any meet this season)! 5 US#1s!
Mar 1 at Utah Olympic Oval, Salt Lake City
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
Arrhenius doubles in SP/WT: 56-03.25 and 76-01.75
25 DyeStat Elite performances in inaugural
meet at Olympic facility.
Mar 1 at George Mason University, Fairfax
VA - DyeStat
& pix | Complete
Results | 190
DyeStat Elite marks |
| Eastern Region Dominates - Pearl
Watts' report |
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.
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
thrill of victory is shared
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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26-27, 2003 Cary NC
for 2003 Great American Cross Country Festival.
for meet results
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 RunFlorida.com)
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
Janice Davis - of Natchez MS, will give Stanford
a sprinter (11.33, 23.38, and 52.92) to go with their mighty distance
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
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DyeStat Elite now lists 2,800 performances
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
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
Spier's Top 5 - separate lists for banked and oversized ovals
- March 3 update
Race Walk 2003 indoor race walk national
rankings - February 11 update
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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alphabetical order by state
Best of this week . . .
- 245 DyeStat Elite performances !!!! Sensational DMR's. 5 US#1 marks.
State Meet - Ari
Lambie 2:45.46 smashes national record!
Invitational - Reggie Witherspoon 46.94 just misses
national record, Eliott Morant, Michael Grant
also US#1. MD 8th grader Devon Williams runs
Coaches - top national marks include Katya Kostetskaya's
- Chip Heuser is second 17-footer of season
Jersey Meet of Champions - Trotter twins: Amanda
10:38.87 US#1, Katy 2:12.92 US#4
Mayor's Meet NY - Jeavon Benjamin 1:30.67 US#1
State Meet - Roosevelt girls, Suitland
boys. Toni Aluko 5-8.25 US#5
Island State Meet - Carolyn Yates stars, Bishop
Hendricken boys, Westerly girls win
State Meet - Kamilah Salaam wins four events.
Sink Open - Tianna Madison doubles at Bowling Green
State Invitational - DC area athletes enjoy trip to the north
State Meet - US#3 marks
by Jerald Watson and Tina Harris
Force Academy - Vicki Howard 8.49 60H US#1
AAA Regionals - Deep Creek
sweeps Eastern. Derron Flood US#1 500m. Yvette
Lewis scores 39 points. Lake Braddock sweeps
AA State Meet - doubles by Bowman, Best,
Moorman, and Moore
Open Championships - Doubles by Kenneth Walker
and Meghan Owen. Danbury boys, Hillhouse
girls win team titles.
week by Don Rich - 6 DyeStat Elite triple jumpers at "best
meet of PA season."
Feb 22, 2003 at Tyson Center, U. of Arkansas, Fayetteville
US#1. Spearmon and Martin US#4
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
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.
Feb 22 at the Fairgrounds, Louisville KY - Story
by Charlie Zimmerman
Bobby Curtis, Maddie Schueler, Andy Fryman
LA State Meet
Feb 22 at Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge
- Results and 45 DyeStat Elite
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
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
2:45.46 smashes national record!
NJ Meet of
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.
Feb 25 at the New York Armory - Results
Elite performances!!! Sensational DMR's
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
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
doubles 7.57 60m US#12 and 19-4.5 LJ (she is already US#2 at 19-6.75).
PA Week by
Details | 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."
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
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.
RI State Meet
Feb 22 at U. of Rhode Island - Results
Bishop Hendricken boys, Westerly
Meets - Results
Feb 21 at Virginia Tech Univerwsity, Blacksburg VA
- Results with 41 DyeStat Elite marks
49-7. Mario Moore double leads Heritage
doubles by Sarah Bowman, Octavia Best, Imani Moorman
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