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WNCPrepTrack to shut down
After providing coverage for nearly eight years, I have decided to shut downWNCPrepTrack.com at the end of June. My decision has been well thought out, and it will allow me to focus more on my graduate studies and new role as the college editor at MileSplit, Inc.
Team is the thing on first night at Arcadia
On a night that celebrated the overwhelming depth of talent of track programs in Southern California and several points beyond, capable teammates were as valuable as superstars at the Arcadia Invitational.
North Carolina athletes accepted into individual events at Penn Relays
Ellington speeds into high school track's upper echelon
It didn’t take Malia Ellington long to reach elite status as a high-school runner. Ellington, a freshman at Community School of Davidson, forged her name into the Mecklenburg County record books with stunning performances in the 1,600- and 3,200-meter races at the Marvin Ridge Invitational on March 13.
Alexis Perry wins Tom Suiter Extra Effort Award
Alexis Perry of Durham's Jordan High School has overcome adversity to become a state champion and earn a track scholarship to N.C. State. She is this week's winner of Tom Suiter's Extra Effort Award.
Track teams to give Eddie Reneau Invite another go
The weather seemed perfect all day for Tuesday's 10th annual Eddie Reneau Invitational track meet at East Henderson, and then when the meet was about to begin, the clouds caved in.