It’s Sectionals Weekend. The top eight finishers in each event in sectional meets will move on to the state meets – May 5-7 in Albany for the girls, May 12-14 in Jefferson for the boys. …
Savannah Christian senior Demetris Robertson will make the biggest decision of his life a little more than a week from now, when he ends all suspense and speculation about his college selection on May 2. …
A handful of meets this weekend will feature top competitors and teams getting tuned up for the barrage of region and area meets that will take place starting next week.
Where: Greater Atlanta Christian, Norcross
The skinny: For the boys, Brookwood and Mill Creek are the clear favorites. Watch Gainesville junior pole vaulter Hunter Mallard, Brookwood senior jumper Nate Blackmon, and Brookwood senior hurdler Myles Scott. On the girls’ side, …
With region and area meets just around the corner, athletes are beginning to hit their strides.
Last weekend at the prestigious Taco Bell Classic in Columbia, S.C., First Presbyterian Day junior Carson Dingler pole vaulted 13-feet, 8-inches to take took over the state lead in the event.
Dingler’s teammate, senior Maggie Johnston, claimed the state’s best discus performance last week with a toss of 143-11.
Warner Robins senior Cassondra Hall turned in the …
Georgia athletes turned in some elite performances over the weekend at two highly competitive national meets – the Westlake-Cam Newton Classic in Atlanta and the Mobile (Ala.) Challenge of Champions.
Mobile Challenge of Champions
Courtney Jones of Rockdale County finished second in the 100-meter hurdles in a time of 13.95 seconds.
Emma Grace Hurley of Fellowship Christian won the two-mile run while Nicole Fegans of Landmark Christian took third. Those are the top …
Westlake-Cam Newton Relays weekend’s top meet; Union Grove’s Moore runs nation’s No. 2 110-meter hurdles time
NFL MVP Cam Newton and the Cam Newton Foundation is the sponsor of Saturday’s Westlake Relays. Newton is a 2007 graduate of Westlake.
One of the season’s most competitive annual events will be sponsored this year …
The area’s city and county championship meets have produced, and are continuing to produce, some of top performances in the state and the nation. Here’s a look:
Atlanta Public Schools Championships (The Atlanta Track Classic)
Champions: Grady boys, Maynard Jackson girls
Top performances: Christian McNair-Jones, a junior at Grady, ran the state’s top time in the 300-meter hurdles, 37.86 seconds. It is the No. 15 time in the nation.
Cobb County Championships
Champions: Marietta boys, …
Fellowship Christian’s Hurley runs nation’s fastest 1,600 meters at Coaches Invitational; Other top performances from the weekend
Fellowship Christian senior Emma Grace Hurley posted the nation’s leading time in the 1,600 meters over the weekend at the Coaches Invitational, hosted by Pope.
Hurley won the event in a time of 4:46.0, a full …
It’s still early, but some athletes have already turned in some outstanding performances in various events. Here’s a look at the state leaders thus far.
Boys: Chandler Nichols, Camden County, Sr., 10.50 seconds
Girls: Makenzie Dunmore, McEachern, Sr., 11.89
Boys: Brian Herron, Lakeside-DeKalb, Fr., 21.37
Girls: Micaiah Ransby, North Springs, Sr., 24.19
Boys: Terry Conwell, Southwest DeKalb, Jr., 46.87
Girls: Kennedy Simon, Westlake, So., 54.29
Boys: Devin Dixon, Eagle’s Landing, Sr., …