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4 years ago 100 meters time adusted down from 10.44 to 10.43
@Chronicles1611 Are you sure the 10.44 from 1985 was not already adjusted?
4 years ago Meet of Champions for PA
Yes. Anyone want to host it?
4 years ago Butler Invitational - 53rd Annual 2017
I think that's the point. They don't want you to enter three, unless you have three that can place
6 years ago Off season competitions?
Check out the Junior Olympic schedule at usatf.org. I'm near Pittsburgh, and the Three Rivers As...
7 years ago Should the false start rule for States be revised?
Let's take this thinking a little further: What if someone has a slow start to the race, and end...
7 years ago WPIAL got it right for once
Holmberg won the long jump with 20'1". Called it!
7 years ago top California long jumper disqualified over use of video rule
"... cannot be used to communicate with an athlete during a race or trial". I took that to me...
7 years ago PIAA District 9 AAA Championship 2014
@merbz96 You gotta respect the dynamics of the situation. After one season, you may see a wate...
7 years ago Summer Track Meets
If you register with USA Track and Field, you can compete in the Junior Olympic meets held each S...
7 years ago Will running cross country diminish the explosiveness needed for throwing events?
You should be fine. If you are building endurance, you are increasing your physical capacity, wh...
7 years ago WPIAL got it right for once
Wish I was going, but we got shut out this this year. I'm rooting for Maddie Holmberg to break 2...
7 years ago top California long jumper disqualified over use of video rule
I agree with you wholeheartedly on that point. I also have to question his coach, though. If ...
7 years ago PIAA District 9 AAA Championship 2014
This discussion has really changed my mind on PIAA qualifying. I used to think that the state ne...
7 years ago top California long jumper disqualified over use of video rule
I thought it was clear when I read it pre-season, but half of the coaches and even officials that...
7 years ago Positivity for District 7
There is a lot rancor and vitriol - most of it justified - pouring into these discussion boards r...
7 years ago Should AA & AAA be at two different sites??? (WPIAL)
@gscoach Considering SRU and Cal are at polar ends of the district! alternating sites would be an...
7 years ago Should AA & AAA be at two different sites??? (WPIAL)
Cal U renovated their jumping pits last year, and they're very nice. The runways are surrounded ...
7 years ago Should AA & AAA be at two different sites??? (WPIAL)
Slippery Rock is nice, but geographically, it's not even in the district. Cal U would be another...
7 years ago PIAA District 9 AAA Championship 2014
It is important for the sport to make the state meet attainable to all districts. If we went pur...
7 years ago Article Comment: District 7 plows (or rows) ahead despite the forecast... and ends up delaying anywa
So I'm wondering if the results haven't been submitted yet because Tom Norris had to chaperone th...
7 years ago Article Comment: Districts WK: Here we go... Make it count!
I would say for the large majority of kids, placing, and getting a district medal is their main o...
7 years ago Meet Management
Be careful what you wish for. I would much rather have a few high school coaches who "get it" - ...
8 years ago Article Comment: 2013 PTFCA Outdoor Track & Field All-State Teams
Relax, man. This team is always based on the performances at the state meet. If you don't like ...
8 years ago AA Boys 100m Finals
Actually Dravon Henry did not run the relay on Friday. I don't know for sure about Saturday, but...
8 years ago Track and......oh yea....Field
Loud and clear! The long jump always has to wait for the 4x100, too. Why do they call the relay...
8 years ago WPIAL Girls Long Jump
Big ups to all of the girls who jumped in the most competitive event at the District 7 AAA meet. ...
8 years ago Girl runs 21:14
There are three boys from Ohio listed in the top 50 girls long jump. I guess the way the results...
8 years ago WPIAL...
Hopewell's section with Moon, West Allegheny, Blackhawk, etc still does two duals a week through ...
8 years ago Improving My Times
I would caution you to avoid the specialization trap, and the idea that the only way to get bette...
8 years ago Improving My Times
Find out where the weight room is, and find a qualified strength coach. A stronger athlete is a ...
8 years ago Midwestern Athletic Conference 2013
Mars is pretty busy with 3 invitationals in 3 days. Maybe another school should host MACs next y...
9 years ago Felix/Tarmoh
I'm sure that even if she wanted to defer to Tarmoh, Nike wouldn't let her. USATF has a lot inve...
9 years ago Old pole vault or high jump mats?
I would like to know if any schools are purchasing new high jump or pole vault pits, and getting ...
9 years ago Girls Long Jump
Check that, 13 girls are over 18 feet.
9 years ago Girls Long Jump
This has to be one of the most competitive events in the state this year. Twelve girls already h...
9 years ago Helman Invitational 2012
...and Piccirillo ran a 2:09 at Baldwin last night too.
9 years ago Magaha's Training Regimen
If you have the privilege of training an elite athlete, you have a perfect opportunity to find ou...
9 years ago Magaha's Training Regimen
It's my experience as a strength coach that there are just as many "right" ways to train athletes...
9 years ago Mars Invitational 2012
Thank you, sir. Please forgive our impatience.
9 years ago Midwestern Athletic Conference 2012
Thank you, sir.
9 years ago Mars Invitational 2012
At least they've posted something. Mars hosted the MAC meet on Wednesday and there still are no ...
9 years ago Midwestern Athletic Conference 2012
Yeah, where are the results? The Mars Invitational results are up already, and that meet was yes...