Weekly Roundup: Track & Field News From Around the State


The Weekly Roundup is a collection of news stories from around the state, all related to track and cross country.  If you find an new story on the internet that relates to North Carolina teams or athletes, email the link to jgeorge@milesplit.com.



Jim Spier's U.S. Top 5 Lists

Boys  |  Girls


Triangle Honor Roll

(On TrackHonors.com)


WNC Honor Roll

(On Citizen-Times.com)


NCHSAA To Vote on Membership of Non-Boarding Parochial Schools

N.C. High School Athletic Association member schools will vote this week on whether Cardinal Gibbons and other parochial non-boarding schools can remain in the organization.

Read more here: http://www.newsobserver.com/2012/04/17/2006976/nchsaa-conducts-vote-on-cardinal.html#storylink=cpy


Read more at NewsObserver.com


Tuscola swimming coach Robin Batchelor presides over a program like few others in Western North Carolina.  For eight straight years, at least one Mountaineers swimmer has won a state championship.

Read more at Citizen-Times.com


Here is the official response from Charlotte Catholic, Bishop McGuinness and Cardinal Gibbons to a proposal from Rowan County Schools to have them removed from the N.C. High School Athletic Association.

Read more at ObsPrepSpot.blogspot.com


Lordman Leaving Fellow Sprinters in the Dust

Asheville High junior Kris Lordman has let becoming a first-time state champion go straight to his legs.

Read more at Citizen-Times.com


Ardrey Kell Teammates Push Each Other

Kaitlyn Kramer and Sydney Foreman have been teammates for the past two seasons on the Ardrey Kell cross country and track teams.

Read more here: http://www.charlotteobserver.com/2012/04/17/3179780/ardrey-kell-track-teammates-push.html#storylink=cpy

Read mre here: http://obsprepspot.blogspot.com/2012/04/catholics-letter-to-nchsaa-in-response.html#storylink=cpy

Read more at CharlotteObserver.com


North Stokes Track Teams Build on Successful Tradition

Rodney King has been coaching girls track and field at North Stokes High School since 2001. He says the 2012 edition of the Lady Vikings is one of the strongest squads he’s ever seen.

Read more: The Stokes News