It's not all about feet and inches, minutes and seconds.
These pages deal with some of the human side of HS track and field.
- Amber Trotter talks
about her past, present and future. How she lost
and found the joy of running. Interview
- Julia Pudlin of Pennsylvania
- Switches focus from soccer to join nation's running elite.
(October 2000) - Story
Lockhart of the Shenandoah Valley
- Handley Winchester VA junior stays in the valley in western
Virginia until it is national HS running prime time. (September
- San Lorenzo
Valley's Meteoric Rise -
How a new coach and a new attitude made national
champions of Alejandra Barrientos and the SLV girls
from the mountain forests above Santa Cruz CA (September
Diary - All-American thrower Karen
Freberg of California keeps a diary of her recruiting season,
starting with first telephone contact day July 1. (August 2000)
Gunning - a
series by Don Rich on the development of a distance star. (August
with the Buffaloes - John Dye reviews
Chris Lear's book; an inside view of Adam Goucher, Mark
Wetmore, and the University of Colorado cross country program.
What it takes to be good.
Richards - Small school Pennsylvania
girl loves the freedom of the long jump - dreams of world record.
Abney - the coach's daughter is
not your average 15-year-old. The fastest US freshman 400 meter
hurdler ever tells Don Rich about her season. (July 2000)
- PA stars
are united for US - the United
Stars track club of Philadelphia places two girls -- Evelyn
Dwyer and Tiffany Abney -- on the US junior team by
their performances at the Junior Nationals. (July 2000)
- The Distance
Gods - a series by Steve Underwood
on the resurgence in HS distance running in the year 2000.
Eight absorbing stories on the leading boys and girls in the US.
DyeStat thanks these organizations
for providing significant support to DyeStat
in the 2001-2002 school year,
earning Charter Sponsor status for 5 years.
Great American Cross Country Festival Inc.
National Scholastic Sports Foundation
adidas Midwest Indoor Track Classic
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