The Instersectional Championship is hallowed ground for the Catholic High Schools of New York State. The storied history of the Federation, mixed with the century old rivalries of its member schools, and you have one packed day of action ahead of you. MileSplit NY will be bringing it to you all live, right from the Ocean Breeze Track and Field Facility.In the meantime, you can check out which matchups will be making headlines, below.
Just a week ago, the Southeast's premier track and field event was poised to miss its 40th anniversary
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The Hansons Brooks squad gets a feel for the #LA2016 course before this weekend's race.
Section 4 State Qualifier Heat Sheets Released
New York - With states right around the corner, athletes must punch their ticket by either coming in top two in their, or by being third with the state standard. It is never easy, as some sections provide some of the best races just trying to make it to Cornell. Be sure to check us out on twitter @milesplitny during states, as we will be providing live coverage all week. We're also on facebook, putting out reminders whenever big news breaks. Be sure to like us at www.facebook.com/milesplitny.Below, we've provided everything you need to know about your regional qualifier. We will also link to the full results as they come in, and provide a quick look at the 3 top performances from each meet. Check back frequently for your meet breakdown.
Oops. Consider this a mistake on our part, but we may have missed something significant. On January 13th, during the Millrose Trials Invitational Mile, Mary Hennelly finished 6th overall. While the finishing position may not have been enough to guarantee an auto-slot in the prestigious Millrose Games, Hennelly grabbed another honor. And we missed it.
Running the DMR for the first time in 2016, the girls of North Rockland ran a school record of 11:44.9h to win the Varsity Classic. The mark is two seconds faster than their outdoor school record, run last year at the Loucks Games. The mark is a US #1 by about 15 seconds, over Mamaroneck. Both teams reside in Section 1, making the 4x800m very competitive come State Quals.
After four all-time National High School Records were set this weekend, Dennis decided to up the ante at lunchtime...
Camillus NY - After the success of Jim Vermeulen's XC Journal in the many falls of Cross Country, we've asked again for him to provide some news and notes once a month this winter. Think of these as the thoughts that cross the mind of your average coach. Up from Section 3, we present you with "Thoughts From Three."
Find which Super Bowlers were the best track athletes. Photo via Image of Sport.
Armory, NYC - What a weekend in New York. We dropped one of the most storied National Records in the mile, another class record in the 1000m, and plenty of National Leaders in the relays. We were on the scene to capture all the action, so check it all out below.