Greatest Ever Weekend Of High School Sprinting/Fastest USA Girls & Boys 100 & 200: Kaylin Whitney, 11.10 (100) and 22.49 (200) – also WORLD YOUTH RECORDS; Trentavis Friday, 10.00 (100) and 20.03w (200).Written by Fred Baer USATF Pacific Association Media Chair / Track and Field Writers of America
Kaylin Whitney of East Ridge (Clermont, Fla.) and Trentavis Friday of Cherryville, N.C. staged what is being called the greatest weekend display of sprinting in high school history during USA Track & Field’s Junior Championships at University of Oregon in Eugene.
A pair of national record-breaking “amateur” 100-meter sprinters, Kaylin Whitney and Trentavis Friday, stole the show from “pro” Mary Cain amid a bit of qualifying drama on the first day of USA Track & Field’s Junior Championships in Eugene, Ore. (July 5).
Tarmoh Finally Earns U.S. 200 Meter Title - SACRAMENTO (June 29) — On the fifth and final day of the 2014 U.S. Outdoor Championships, Jeneba Tarmoh (Nike, Los Angeles) lined up in the women’s 200 meter finals without a U.S. Championship title on her impressive resume.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- A stunning men’s hurdle race closed the 2014 USATF Outdoor Championships Sunday, as NCAA champion and Oregon freshman hurdler/wide receiver Devon Allen (Phoenix, Arizona) captured the national title in the men’s 110-meter hurdles in a wind-aided 13.16 (+2.1). 32,783 fans enjoyed the 2014 USATF Outdoor Championships, as well as 5,500 at the Capitol Shot Put.
SACRAMENTO (June 28) — Even in a so-called “off year,” with no Outdoor World Track and Field Championships or Olympic Games on the calendar, U.S. athletes rose to the occasion on the fourth day of competition at a robust championships held on the California State University Sacramento campus. Here are highlights from an array of finals.
SACRAMENTO, California — The accolades for Francena McCorory continued from indoors to outdoors as her USATF Outdoor Championships finish in the BMW 400 meters not only earned her a title, but also ranked among the top-five all-time American performances.