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One last run for New Bern Jun 21, 2009

Andrew Hendrix grabbed the North Carolina flag from one side of the medal podium. His twin brother Anthony snatched the American flag from the other end. They both took off, along with Fuquawn Greene and Miles Sparks for the only victory lap of the entire meet.

Nike Outdoor Nationals: Dunbar wins two mile Jun 20, 2009

Trevor Dunbar made his move with just over two laps to go and no could have expected it would look quite the way it did. No one could have expected that the senior from Alaska's Kodiak High would drop the curtain on the race, that he would bury everyone before the bell lap.

Nike Outdoor Nationals: Haile breaks 5K meet record Jun 18, 2009

GREENSBORO, N.C. -- Even when Solomon Haile didn’t look as indestructible as people have been accustomed to, his pace still proved abusive to those that followed. Even when his stride length shortened and his lead shrank, he surged again and stifled any hope of chasing him down.

Pole vault coach Shealy finds answers Aug 6, 2009

Many people around the world are dedicated to a sport. Countless hours every week are sacrificed to honing specific skills, managing technique and creating an overall performance that is constantly better than the last.

NON: One last run for New Bern Jun 21, 2009

  GREENSBORO, N.C. – Andrew Hendrix grabbed the North Carolina flag from one side of the medal podium. His twin brother Anthony snatched the American flag from the other end. They both took off, along with Fuquawn Greene and Miles Sparks for the only victory lap of the entire meet.

Athlete Spotlight: Danny Neff May 24, 2009

Just like a Broadway star, Danny Neff (white top, purple shorts) from Vandalia-Butler likes to perform in front of a crowd. The bigger the better for the senior, who stated “Big crowds, that’s the best, It’s just so awesome.”    

Padula a Rising Star Jun 22, 2009

Sheepshead coach John Padula was given the Rising Star coach's award at the Nike Outdoor Nationals Saturday.  Since Padula took over as boys head coach in 2004, every one his athletes have graduated to college, expect one that enrolled in the Marines. In five years, he's built one of the top sprint teams in state and won the 4x100 national title at the Nike Outdoor Nationals last year.

Ebony Eutsey Headed to Nike Outdoor Jun 12, 2009

Is one noted Floridan’s national record destined to be taken down by another Floridian?        “Youbetcha,” say flocks of Sunshine State track fans who’ve been fortunate enough to see Ebony Eutsey in full flight.          The sensational junior at Miami’s Southridge High School has been a state champion since her freshman year and heads to the Nike Outdoor Nationals in Greensboro, N.C. as both America’s fastest girls scholastic  400-meter runner (at 52.42) and a soon-to-be threat to Sanya Richards’s USA all-time girls best (50.69) notched for St. Thomas Aquinas of Fort Lauderdale in 2002.

Chelsey Sveinsson Jun 25, 2009

Chelsey Sveinsson of Texas talks about winning the two-mile and running again the next day.

Keri Emanuel Jun 27, 2009

Keri Emanuel of South Carolina talks about the meet.

Virginians @ NON - Day 3 (Saturday) Jun 20, 2009

Bethel girls are All-Americans in 4 relays including state record 3:43.03 4x800   Tynita Butts inch away from two national titles as 5'10.50" HJ winner and 19'11.50" LJ runner-up   Blacksburg girls just barely dip under old DMR state record in 11:57.18 run   James Taylor 3rd in 200, inch away from win in LJ   Stutzman and WA boys fall just short in valiant challenge for DMR victory   No national champions from the first two days of competition at the 2009 Nike Outdoor Nationals. Will an individual or relay quartet step up an deliver a national title today or will the state of Virginia experience a rare shut out of any national titles? James Taylor and the Western Albemarle DMR came close in pulling off victories for the Virginia boys, but it ended up being Tynita Butts in the high jump as the lone champion from Virginia. Two state records were produced in the meet though by the Bethel girls in the 4x400 and Blacksburg girls in the DMR. Read entire summary of Saturday's events...   Nike Outdoor Nationals - Saturday Results  Photos and more coverage from NON coming

Dentarius Locke Jun 25, 2009

Dentarius Locke of Florida talks about his 100-meter dash win. Locke also finished first in the preliminaries.

Kentucky NON Particpants Write about their Experience Jun 26, 2009

Looking at the results for the 2009 Nike Outdoor Nationals, the Kentucky performances were outstanding.  Without actually looking it up, I am assuming Kentucky had the most athletes participate in Nike Outdoor Nationals probably ever, which is great.  To try to shine a light on the experience, KYtrackXC.com gave all the Kentucky athletes who attended a chance to write what they wanted about the experience.  Thanks go to Courtney Siefert, Dalan Carter, Emma Brink, Justin House, Kyle Hocker, Leigh Allin, Matt Hillenbrand, Nathan McKinney, Patrick Stuart, Robbie Scharold, and Ryan Smith for taking the time to answer my question.  The guide question is in italics below and the responses follow each athlete’s name.

Jaquon Peques Jun 27, 2009

Jaquon Peques of South Carolina talks about the pole vault.

Wayne Davis Jun 26, 2009

Wayne Davis of North Carolina talks about his hurdles victory.

Nick Vena Jun 23, 2009

Nick Vena of New Jersey talks about the shot put competition at Nike Outdoor Nationals.

Brandon Sanders Jun 26, 2009

Brandon Sanders of South Carolina talks about competing as a freshman in the meet.

Mason Finley Jun 21, 2009

Mason Finley of Colorado talks about his Nike Outdoor Nationals shot put win.

Tennant Places 10th and 15th at Nike Outdoor Nationals Jun 20, 2009

Zach Tennant a recent graduate of North Marion High School placed 10th at the Nike Outdoor Nationals (NON) in the 1500m enroute mile with a time of 3:59.19 and finished the mile in 15th place in 4:19.09. The meet was held at North Carolina A&T University. Congratulations to Zach for this top 10 finish at a National meet. http://nc.milesplit.us/meets/44103/results/93771  

Friday Updates from NON Jun 19, 2009

Brooke Regan, Laura Tremblay, and Liz Tremblay celebrate a new best effort in the 4 X 800 Friday night at NON. Photo by Ken Regan.

Claudia Francis Jun 23, 2009

Claudia Francis of New York talks about winning the 800-meter run at Nike Outdoor Nationals.

Charlene Lipsey Jun 23, 2009

Charlene Lipsey of New York talks about finishing second in the 800-meter run at Nike Outdoor Nationals.

Jorde Farmer Jun 27, 2009

Jorde Farmer of South Carolina talks about competing in the 800-meter run.

Virginians @ NON - Day 2 (Friday) Jun 19, 2009

A summary of performances by Virginians fairing well in Friday's events at the 2009 Nike Outdoor Nationals included the Blacksburg 4x800's running fast including a 7:45 Group AA record from the Blacksburg boys, the Bethel girls running a state top 5 all-time performance in the 4x200, and Sydni Cobb winning the emerging elite division of the girls shot put. Also standing out individually were Thomas Porter joining a small group of sub 9 milers with an 8th place 8:59.08 performance in the 2 mile run and Briana Hudson became an All-American in the triple jump. Read more...   Nike Outdoor Nationals - Friday Results MileSplit US - Friday Story

Curtis Beach Jun 24, 2009

Curtis Beach of New Mexico talks about his third place 800-meter run finish.

NON: Haile breaks 5K meet record 14:32.36 Jun 18, 2009

GREENSBORO, N.C. -- Even when Solomon Haile didn’t look as indestructible as people have been accustomed to, his pace still proved abusive to those that followed. Even when his stride length shortened and his lead shrank, he surged again and stifled any hope of chasing him down.

Emily Sisson Jun 19, 2009

Missouri's Emily Sisson talks about her 5,000-meter run victory.

Solomon Haile Jun 19, 2009

Maryland's Solomon Haile talks about his 5,000-meter run record.

Robby Andrews Jun 21, 2009

Robby Andrews of New Jersey talks about his 800-meter dash win.

Great Southwest: Nelson, Stowers bring home medals Jun 7, 2009

Quick Striders teammates Briana Nelson (Mann) and Jasmin Stowers (Pendleton) competed in the Great Southwest Classic at the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque June 4-6, a week before USATF state Junior Olympics and two weeks before Nike Outdoor Nationals.

Shelby Greany Jun 19, 2009

Shelby Greany of New York talks about her 5,000-meter run.

Chalonda Goodman Jun 20, 2009

Chalonda Goodman of Georgia talks about her record in the 100-meter dash and today's 200-meter dash event.

Stephen Saenz Jun 23, 2009

Stephen Saenz of Texas talks about finishing second in the shot put at Nike Outdoor Nationals.

Alex Hatz Jun 24, 2009

Alex Hatz of New York talks about his second place finish in the mile.

Donnalee Hytlon Jun 23, 2009

Donnalee Hytlon of New York talks about her 400-meter dash finish at Nike Outdoor Nationals.

Trevor Dunbar Jun 27, 2009

Trevor Dunbar of Alaska talks about his two mile win and adapting to the weather.

Micah Wessinger Jun 27, 2009

Micah Wessinger of South Carolina talks about Nike Outdoor Nationals and attending The Citadel.

Liam Tansey Jun 27, 2009

Liam Tansey of New Jersey talks about the 4x800-meter relay.

Brittney Waller Jun 27, 2009

Mann alumna Brittney Waller (S.C.) talks about competing in Nike Outdoor Nationals for the first time.

Alec Faldermeyer Jun 26, 2009

Alec Faldermeyer of New York talks about winning the hammer throw.

Jasmin Stowers Jun 27, 2009

Jasmin Stowers talks about defending her hurdles title.

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