Tevin Hester of Granville Central continued his streak of great performances at national meets, whie girls' hurdlers rewrote the record books.
So far, Adam Manns (Draughn) is the runaway leader for Best Male Field Event Athlete; cast your vote in several categories!
James Rowland (Jacksonville Northside) is not just a top-flight shot put and discus thrower, as he has two other events in his repertoire.
North Carolina's most dominant distance stars both received well-earned recognition as part of a national awards program. (Engels photo courtesy of Peter Rufo.)
From the first event to this incredible finish to the last race, North Carolina competed very well during the three day meet.
The graduated senior from East Forsyth vaults across the Atlantic for the second straight summer before heading to college. (photo courtesy of Dan Schierer)
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A down-to-the-wire photo finish in the boys 4x400 was a fitting end to a meet in which relay performances were the brightest highlights.
NBNI champion Ariah Graham (Wakefield NC) faces an uphill battle trying to add a second 400m title to cap her senior year.
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Ashley Erba's 5K was the highlight of the opening day, while Kris Horn took control of the decathlon competition.
NC A&T's Irwin Belk Track provides an excellent facility for both athletes and spectators. (photo courtesy of North Carolina A&T Sports Information)
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The Wakefield girls, as expected, were the strongest and deepest team in the state during both the winter and spring.
After being heavily featured in the NCRunners statistical awards, the two distance stars showed why during a trip to New York.
The Knightdale boys and Wakefield girls were the only two teams to rank in the top 10 of every relay, indoor and outdoor.
Who had the best combined indoor and outdoor seasons, statistically speaking? Let's start with these two, and expand from there.
Since MileSplit came to North Carolina, no boy has dominated the distance races in one season like Craig Engels this year.
Todd Grasley interviews Travis Padgett as his training grounds in Clermont, Florida during media day last month.
Ravenscroft's Wesley Frazier has continued to put up national-caliber times on the track, both during the winter and spring seasons.
Sammy George (Millbrook) used a huge 800 PR to move up into a tie for the top spot, while the boys' leader is no surprise.
Dudley's Tyler Brockington (here WAY out in front in the 300 Hurdles) gets to the top of the list with a versatile set of events.
Alexis Perry's consistency and versatility puts her at the top of the girls' list, while the boys' leader was never really in doubt.
Cameron Hudson grades out at the top of the list when the long and short sprints are combined into one list.
In a night full of great distance performances, Craig Engels stole the show with a dominant and historic 800.
No surprise here: indoor national champion Ariah Graham of Wakefield dominated the 300, 400, and 500 this year.
Last year the girls' 800 was the highlight of the meet--and this year the same race sports an even stronger field.
The senior from Southern Durham deserves to be noticed for the many fast times she has put up in the long sprint races.