• Today on DyeStat Feb. 22, 2006
  • Ed Grant has critical eye for NJSIAA choice for NJ Meet of Champs facility, scheduling.
  • DyeStat On-Site this weekend at three big meets.
    • Idaho - Simplot Games - all time ranking performances by Bianca Knight, Wilson Long Beach CA girls, Karjuan Williams, and Spencer McCorkel.
    • New York - USATF Jr. XC Champs - Nicole Blood wins, 2 more preps qualify for US team at World XC Champs in Japan. Michael Eaton makes US junior men's team.
    • Kentucky - Kentucky Select Meet - 3 US#1s: Jacquelyn Coward TN 8.41 60H (soph class record), Fr. Amelia Bannister MI US 2:10.18 800, Evander Wells GA 21.51.
  • THIS WEEK - Great performances everywhere: Britanny Parker TX flirts with outdoor PV record, Brian Hancock MO 16-4 in special vault meet, Samantha Garwych RI US#1 2:47.66 1000m (#5 all-time) at state meet. Don Rich's Feb. 20 Penn Roundup.
  • Indoor National Rankings Update - Jim Spier's Top 5 - Gourley's Lists
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2006 Indoor
DyeStat Elite National leaders meeting cutoffs. DyeStat Elite List #6
DSE Honor Roll Jan 31
Jim Spier's Top 5 - separate lists for flat and banked tracks.
List #6 Feb 13
Bob Gourley's weight & hammer rankings
February 14 Weight

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January 12 Walk

2006 US Juniors
Top 10 performers born 1987 or later (eligible for World Juniors at Beijing in 2006) - by Jim Spier and John Blackburn




Donna on the Side at Simplot - 183 sideline photos
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Boys Finals - Girls Finals - Boys Pole Vault, a high wire battle with three boys alive at 17-3 and two near misses at a national record 17-7.

Simplot Games
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Feb 16-18 Pocatello ID - INDEX

The Year of Bianca Knight continues with "the greatest high school indoor sprint double of all time" - Karjuan Williams attacks all time list again - Teekay (Wilson Long Beach CA) runs US#7 all time 4x200 - Spencer McCorkel wins high wire PV battle - Trenton Guy doubles
DyeStat Elite - 114 performances qualifying for DyeStat Elite national ranking.

USATF Jr. XC Champs
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Feb 18-19 Van Cortlandt Park, NYC
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Michael Eaton qualifies for Team USA
Foot Locker finalist Michael Eaton, a senior from Greenwood KY who is the national high school leader at 2 miles indoors this year, finished sixth in the junior men race Sunday morning to grab the last qualifying spot for the US team at the World XC Championships in Japan. Eaton ran 24:09 for the 8k course.

Greenwood KY sr. Michael Eaton en route to 6th at USATF

The first five finishers are all college freshmen who were prominent preps on DyeStat last year.
1. Kiel Uhl, Iowa State 23:50 (Roosevelt DesMoines IA HS)
2. Scott MacPherson, Arkansas (Plano TX) 23:57
3. Chris Barnicle, Arkansas (Newton North MA) 24:03
4. Andrew Bumbalough, Georgetown (Brentwood TN) 24:06
5. Jordan McDougal, Liberty (home schooled) 24:09

Other high school finishers:
7. Landon Peacock MI 24:19
8. Isaac Stoutenburgh OR 24:22
9. A.J. Acosta CA 24:22
15. Kenny Klotz OR 24:45

It's Nicole! She Leads 3 Preps on Team USA!

Nicole Blood, in her last New York race before moving to California, has just won the USATF Jr.'s in 20:44 for 6k. DyeStat's Kirsten O'Hara reports that it was cold with heavy snow beginning to fall during the race, and that Nicole outkicked a large pack for the win. Team USA (results unofficial):

  • 1. Nicole Blood (soon to be) Royal CA 20:45
  • 2. McKayla Plank Iona Coll. fr. (from CA) 20:46
  • 3. Kauren Tarver Serrano CA soph 20:47
  • 4. Marie Lawrence Reno NV jr. 20:47
  • 5. Erin Bedell Baylor U. fr. (from TX) 20:48
  • 6. Maddie McKeever Duke U. fr. (from CO) 20:48

Also: Bria Wetsch MN 8th, Lauren Saylor CA 14th, Bri Jackucewicz NJ 16th

Nicole Blood wins US Junior XC Nationals at Van Cortlandt Park
Nicole Blood
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Kentucky Select T&F Meet
DyeStat on-site with Steve Underwood

Feb 18, Nutter Fieldhouse, Lexington KY
COMPLETE RESULTS - 87 DyeStat Elite Marks
Index - Meet Site
- Story and Pics

Ft. Wayne (Homestead HS) vaulter Hunter Hall clears 16-0.75.
  • Jacquelyn Coward TN US#1 8.41 60H -Soph. Class Record
  • Freshman Amelia Bannister MI US#1 2:10.18 800m
  • Evander Wells GA US#1 21.51 200 plus US#2 6.77 60m (Justin Christian GA 6.79).
  • Joanna Atkins GA US#2 54.41 400m
  • Shayla Mahan MI US#2 7.36 60m
  • Mayan over Atkins in 200 match of champs, 23.96-24.43
  • Chad Balyo OH 9:13.76 2M
  • Hunter Hall IN 16-0.75 (4.90M)
  • Surprise mile winners Adam Green IN 4:16.76, Cory McGee (8th-grade) 5:02.06.

Indoor national rankings update
Jim Spier's Top 5
updated Feb 13 lists the top five performers in each event, with separate lists for flat and banked tracks. Spier's List #6 Feb 13 - Gourley's Weight Throw Lists Feb. 14

news posted through Feb. 23
  • CT -- CIAC State Open - Feb. 18, New Haven - Stamford's Tynisha McMillan 46-11.75 SP, ties US#2. Gulliford's Jay Koloseus 9:11.34 3200m - both state and meet records. Team titles to Weaver-Hartford girls and Amity Regional boys.
  • DE -- DIAA State Champs - Feb. 18, U. of Delaware - Titles to Padua Acad. girls, Salesianum boys. Dover sr. Gary Sumpter 7.46 55H, Glasgow sr. Jernail Hayes 8.06 55H, 7.24 55m, 25.01 200m.
  • IN -- Midwest Club Meet - Anderson U
  • LA -- Louisiana State Meet - Feb. 18, Baton Rouge - Will Coppage US#1 24-7.75 LJ, Bellaire jr. Ronnie Alexander 48.43 400m, Dominican sr. Katelyn Rodrigue 12-4 PV..
  • MA -- MIAA Div. Champs - Feb. 17-19, Reggie Lewis Ctr., Roxbury - Xaverian jr. Mark Amirault 4:13.56 mile, Medford jr. Arantxa King 19-0 LJ
    D-1 Lexington boys, Acton-Boxboro girls Results
    D-3 Hingham boys and girls Results
    D-2 Central Catholic girls, Mansfield boys Results
    D-4 Seekonk boys, Bromfield girls Results.
  • MD -- Maryland regionals
  • ME -- State Meet - Feb. 20 - Class A @ U. of Southern Maine - Scarborough girls, Bonny Eagle boys win titles.
    Class B @ Bates College - Falmouth boys, Greely girls
  • MO -- Just Vault President's Day Invite - Brian Hancock MO 16-4 PV.
  • NJ -- New Jersey Meet of Champions - Feb. 19, Jadwin Gym, Princeton - Colts Neck jr. Craig Forys 4:17.11/ 9:15.11 1600/3200 double (Roxbury fr. Doug Smith 9:26.34), Notre Dame jr. Kristen Mahon 56.08 400m, Jackson jr. Amanda Marino 4:55.21 1600, Princeton sr. Natalie Gengel 12-3 PV, Old Bridge sr. Bryant McCombs 49.18 400m.
    Ed Grant: Meet gives an "indication of what could be if the state ever gets around to providing a setting that matches the talents of its track and field athletes."
  • NM -- First to Finish Invite - Feb. 18, U. of New Mexico, Albuquerque - Coverage on DyeStatCal
  • NY -- Coca-Cola Hall of Fame Classic - Feb. 18, New York Armory. 91 DyeStat Elite Marks - Ocean City NJ sr. Brittany Sedberry US#1 10:19.30 2M, NJ State Record, and #8 all-time. Pleasantville NJ boys 4x800 US#2 7:52.77
  • NY -- Section Meets - Various dates, locations - Bellport jr. Brittany Sheffey 2:50.26 1000m Section 11 (Feb. 14). Saratoga Springs Steve Murdock 9:11.54 and Greg Kelsey 9:12.48 3200s in Section 2 (Feb. 18 on 173-yard "square" track).

Ocean City NJ sr. Brittany Sedberry on her way to 10:19.

  • NY -- Rockland Co. meet - Feb. 15 - Suffern's Kara McKenna US#1 4:35.0 1500, plus 9:56.4 3k.

  • PA -- DVGTCA Meet of Champions - Feb. 17, Lehigh U., Bethlehem - Methacton so. Ryann Krais great triple 19-02.50 LJ, 8.74 60H, 24.6 split in 2nd place 4x200.
  • PA -- Penn State Invitational - Feb. 18, State College PA - Suffern NY girls 4x800 9:03.65 (they already own US#1 9:03.36), Manheim Twp. sr. Craig Miller 8:38.65 3k in comeback race, Harding OH sr. Jay Provitt 21.91 200m, Suffern sr. Kara McKenna 2:14.34 800m.
  • PA -- Don Rich's Penn Roundup: Center's Allyn Laughlin 47-6.5 and much more.

Methacton so. Ryann Krais 19-02.50 LJ

  • RI -- RIIL State Champs - Feb. 19, Mackel Fieldhouse, URI, Kingston - Girls champ Westerly led by sr. Samantha "Good Sam" Garwych 26.1 200m relay split, 1:37.83 600, then US#1 2:47.66 1000m (#5 all-time) at state meet (2;09.8 at 800). Bishop Hendricken boys win. North Kingston jr. Brandon Burns US#4 4:01.24 1500m (Tom Webb 4:01.76).
  • SC -- Gamecock Indoor Open - Harding NC jr Kamorean Hayes 49-1 SP US#1.
  • TX -- Wes Kittley Invite - Feb. 18, Texas Tech U.
  • VA -- VHSL Eastern Regional - Feb. 18, Christopher Newport University - Bethel sr Francena McCorory has a big triple that includes 6.86 55m, 38.06 300m and US#1 1:11.97 500m US#4 all time.
  • VT -- Vermont State Meet


  • TX -- Charger Relays - Feb. 16, Keller Central HS - McKinney senior Brittany Parker reportedly cleared a US outdoor record 14-0.5, but texastrack.com reports that "a mistake in measuring the mark leaves the exact height unknown. The pits were moved to the opposite end of the runway when the south wind began to roar in from the north, but the standards were not recalibrated to adjust for the lack of an underlying platform."

The Road to Nike Indoor Nationals
In the second of a series of features leading up to Nike Indoor Nationals March 12-13, Pete Cava of the NSSF finds out how New Bern NC sr. Karjuan Williams has continued his development as a magnificent combo long-sprinter/middle-distance runner in the face of being displaced by last fall's hurricanes. Earlier, he investigated the new middle and long distance success of Eleanor Roosevelt School MD.

Stats by Sully Top 10 HS Milers Progression - Boys
John Sullivan is a track nut who can't get enough track stats. He cranks out lists for his own amusement -- and now he can amuse you as well. He's back this week with Top 10 HS Milers PR Progression - Boys.

College Choices 2006 - We have updated our lists with the early signing period and other individual announced choices. Lists by STATE and COLLEGE now have 427 names. Some noteworthy additions to our lists since the last update in December:

  • Aislinn Ryan NY, distance, to Colorado. The 2004 Foot Locker cross country champion said, "I felt that was the best place to go to really reach for my running dreams.''
  • Brandi Cross TX, sprints, to South Carolina
  • Queen Harrison VA, sprints/jumps, to Virginia Tech
  • Owen Kimple NY, distance, to Cornell
  • Ben Sitler CA, distance, to Princeton
  • Brittany Washington TX, sprints, to Rice
  • Valerie Flournoy FL, hurdles, to Florida State

Foot Locker Statistical Analysis - High school students Richard Randall and Andrew Jervis of Pennsyslvania analyze trends at the Foot Locker Cross Country National High School Championships from 1979 through the recent 2005 champs.

Featured Meets coming up
Meets featured on DyeStat with on-site coverage
Simplot Games - Feb 16-18 - Pocatello ID
US Cross Country Championships - Feb 18-19 - New York City
National Scholastic Indoor Championships - Mar 11-13 - New York City
Nike Indoor Nationals - Mar 11-12 - Landover MD
Nokia Sugar Bowl - Mar 24-25 - Marrero LA (moved from Tad Gormley Stadium because of Katrina damage - Marrero is right across the river from downtown New Orleans)
Mobile Challenge of Champions - Mar 31-Apr 1 - Mobile AL
Arcadia Invitational - Apr 7-8 - Arcadia CA
Team XO Invitational - Apr 15 - Eugene OR
Penn Relays - Apr 27-29 - Philadelphia PA
Great Southwest Classic - June 1-3 - Albuquerque NM
adidas Golden West Invitational - June 11 - Folsom CA
Nike Outdoor Nationals - June 16-17 - Greensboro NC

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Nike Outdoor
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Sept 23, 2006

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THE NIKE LIST US leaders - 2006 indoor
Trey Harts LA 6.30
Bianca Knight MS 6.79
Trenton E. Guy Jr. NC 6.76
Bianca Knight MS 7.25
Evander Wells GA 21.51
Bianca Knight MS 23.26
Clemore Henry NY 33.91
Francena McCorory VA 36.96 USR
Lajerald Betters TX 47.82
Sade Williams CA 54.36
Karjuan Williams NC 1:02.80
Francena McCorory VA 1:11.97
Lionel Williams NY 1:20.04
Devon Williams OR 1:33.93
Karjuan Williams NC 1:50.74
Amelia Bannister MI 2:10.18
Ayalew Taye MA 2:27.26
Samantha Garwych RI 2:47.66
John Schroeder NH 3:58.63
Kara McKenna NY 4:35.0
Michael Coe CA 4:05.81 c
Nicole Blood NY 4:47.25 c
Michael Coe CA 4:07.30
Nicole Blood NY 4:46.82
Kenny Klotz OR 8:23.33
Nicole Blood NY 9:36.67
Michael Eaton KY 9:07.70 c
Brittany Sedberry NJ 10:15.30 c
Michael Eaton KY 9:11.10
Brittany Sedberry NJ 10:19.30
Johnny Dutch NC 7.13
Gabby Mayo NC 7.88
Darius Reed CO 7.85
Jackie Coward TN 8.41
Julius Walker TX 7-0
Ashley Gatling VA 5-9
Will Coppage LA 24-7.75
Aranxta King MA 20-2.75
Reggie Haslem LA 49-3.5
Ke'Nyia Richardson CA 41-10.25
Spencer McCorkel AR 17-3.5
Katie Veith IN 14-0
Eric Flores SD 63-11.5
Kamorean Hayes NC 49-1
Walter Henning NY 81-0
Emily Bernhardt GA 56-7.25
Simon Gratz PA 1:28.41
Wilson Long Beach CA 1:37.87
DeMatha MD 3:16.39
Eleanor Roosevelt MD 3:48.04
Shaker NY 7:52.63
Suffern NY 9:03.36
Warwick Valley NY 3:32.28
Westerly RI 4:05.55
Saratoga Springs NY 10:09.37
Suffern NY 11:45.73
updated Feb 20


news posted through Feb. 16

Megan O'Reilly 16:26.37 5k!
Fastest prep girls indoor time ever! Also, Danny Mercado 14:47.72 5k

Gerry Lindgren Invitational
(part of the Husky Classic and Dempsey Indoor Series)
DyeStat on-site with Marc Davis

Saturday, Feb. 11, 2006 - U. of Washington, Seattle WA
Marc Davis Video - Index - Results - Dempsey Indoor Series

In the Husky Classic, Mt. Spokane WA sr. Megan O'Reilly, running against collegiate and open runners, clocked a 16:26.37 5000m, the fastest prep girls time ever (the track is an oversized 307 meters, requiring notation for records or all-time lists).
The Gerry Lindgren Invitational, held within the college/open meet, featured a boys 5000 meter race to honor distance legend and recent Hall of Fame inductee Gerry Lindgren. Daniel Mercado CA took the lead from the gun, and never released it, winning in 14:47.72. Isaac Stoutenburgh OR gave a late charge for 2nd in 14:53.87. Also, running against college/open runners in the 3000m, Kenny Klotz OR sped to a US#1 8:23.33.

  • CO -- Colo. School of Mines All-Comers - Feb. 11, CSM, Golden - Eaglecrest jr. Ashley Cruder 7.30A 60m (=#6 all-time). Washington sr. Darius Reed 7.96A 60H (42").
  • CT -- Connecticut Class Championships, New Haven.
    Class L - Feb. 9 - Titles to Hillhouse girls, Staples boys. East Lyme jr. Jordan Thull 15-7 PV, Middletown sr. Nora Miller 18-3.75 LJ/8.51 55H/7.27 55m, Staples sr. Remi Ray 1:21.68 600m/35.16 300m
    Class M - Feb. 10 - Titles to Weaver girls, Darien boys. Gulliford sr. Jay Koloseus 4:17.64 1600m, 9:20.73 3200m. Class S - Feb. 11 - Bloomfield girls (sr. Ashley Cabray 19-3.25, Stacey-Ann Smith double), Griswold boys (distance domination) take titles.
    Class LL - Feb. 11 - Glastonbury girls, Amity boys win titles. Stamford sr. Tynisha McMillan 45-1 SP.
  • DC -- DCIAA Championships - Feb. 7, Prince George Sportsplex, Landover MD - Team titles to Ballou girls, Woodson boys. Banneker sr. Emani Lee-Odai 6.43 55m/7.69 55H. Dunbar so. Deanna Brown 40.69 300m.
  • LA -- LSU Last Chance - Feb. 7-8, Carl Maddox Fieldhouse, Baton Rouge - Barbe boys 1:30.96 4x200 (best in nation on flat track).
  • MA -- Tri-County League Champs - Feb. 9, Reggie Lewis Ctr., Boston - Xaverian jr. Mark Amirault US#1 2:29.80 1000m.
  • MA -- BU St. Valentine's Invite - Feb. 10-11, Boston U. - Men's Results:Ayalew Taye MA US#1 2:27.26 and brother Sintayehu US soph. class record 2:29.60 1000m, Alex Hall NH 4:15.74 mile, Matt Paulson NH 1:56.90 (soph). Women: Cassie Hintz ME 16:51.67 5k, Katie Peterson 2:16.06,
  • NC -- NCHSAA Champs - Feb. 11, UNC-Chapel Hill - Huge quadruple for New Bern sr. Karjuan Williams: 34.77 300m, 1:04.92 500m, anchors 2 state meet record relays. SE Raleigh sr. Gabby Mayo leads team to title with triple 6.87 55m, 38.94 300m, 7.92 55H. Clayton's Johnny Dutch US#1 7.13 55H. New Bern and W-S RJ Reynolds boys tie for title.
  • NJ -- New Jersey Meet of Champions - Rescheduled for Sun., Feb. 19, 8 a.m. - Jadwin Gym, Princeton - Ed Grant's Preview - Performance lists Boys - Girls
  • NM -- Green Chili All-Comers - Feb. 12, Albuquerque Conv. Ctr. - JT Scheuerman CO US#1 21.70 200m, plus 6.94 60m (fell out of blocks).
  • NY -- CHSAA Championships - New York Armory. Mount St. Michael boys, Kellenburg girls take home titles. St. Peter's Lionel Williams =US#1 1:20.04 600m/34.88 300m. Msgr. Farrell's Dan Lewis 9:16.60 3200. St. John's Prep's Century Williams 2:57.56 1000m. St. Anthony's Walter Henning 58-9.5 SP. Msgr. Farrell 7:57.22 4x800. This Week at the Armory.
  • NY -- Section 3 Meet - Fayetteville-Manlius' Tommy Gruenewald 9:19.25/4:20.99 1600/3200 double.
  • OK -- Jenks Indoor - Feb. 11, U. of Okla., Norman - Blanchard sr. Daniel Morrell 6.88 60m.
  • PA -- PTFCA Track Carnival - Lehigh U. - Full Report with more photos now posted.
    Center's Allyn Laughlin US#1 46-11.75 SP (Penncrest's Karen Shump 46-5.25). Easton's Chanelle Price US#2 2:11.78 800 (also 56.7 relay/2:13.8 relay).
  • RI -- RIIL Class Champs - CCRI, Lincoln - Middle (Feb. 9): Westerly's Samantha Garwych US#1 4:37.3 1500m/2:58.3 1000m (176y gym floor track) - Large (Feb. 10): North Kingstown's Siobhan Breagy 1:37.3 600m.
  • TN -- Volunteer Classic - Feb. 11, Stokely Athletic Center, U. of Tennessee, Knoxville - Oconee GA's Jordan Scott 16-6 PV. Collins Hill GA's Jackie Drouin 2:18.83 800m, Knoxville West TN's Jacquelyn Coward US#2 7.92 55H/7.09 55m, Stone Mtn. GA's Evander Wells 6.35 55m.
  • TX -- U. of Houston/RunSport AC - Feb. 11, Houston - Friendswood so. Erica Alexander 7.51 60m/25.09 200m
  • UT -- UHSTCA State Meet - Feb. 3, Olympic Oval, Kearns - Davis sweeps team titles. Judge's Colin Boevers 57-8.75 SP, Timpanogo's Steve Hart 49.70 400m, Fremont's Ryan Jones 1:56.8, Spanish Fork's Stewart sisters dominate dashes.
  • UT -- Box Elder Invite - Feb. 11, Utah St. U., Logan - Judge Memorial's Colin Boevers 57-1 SP, Blackfoot's Sarah Cardinal 42-1.5 SP.
  • VA -- Virginia AA districts
  • WA -- Dempsey Indoor Series - U. Washington, Seattle - Prosser WA jr. Nectaly Barbosa US#1 1:53.25 (2nd place) and 48.8 relay leg at U-W Open (collegians/open), Feb. 12 (day after Husky Classic).
AJ Nation headed to Track Town, USA
AJ Acosta, the 2005 Foot Locker National Cross Country Champion, officially gave his verbal commitment to attend the University of Oregon Ducks next fall. "On my recruiting trip, I ran a couple of laps around Hayward field after a long run. I looked into the stands and just knew....these were going to be my people". CLICK HERE for the audio file of the press conference (some reporter questions were omitted due to lack of enough audio). DyestatCal Report
Two post-Katrina meets will affirm the spirit of Gulf Coast
Hurricane Katrina has come and gone, and much of the Gulf Coast has not returned. But the Nokia Sugar Bowl Classic in New Orleans and the Mobile Challenge of Champions in Mobile will run as scheduled. In these meets, high school athletes will affirm the revival of the cities of New Orleans and Mobile. DyeStat will be on-site for both meets. Perspectives on the hurricane aftermath from the DyeStat community.

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