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Millrose Games Trials at The Armory Jan 9, 2008

Boys and Girls and Cardozo runs US#1 and US#2 - by Christopher Hunt GIRLS:  Boys and Girls, NY 3:51.44 US#1 , Benjamin Cardozo, NY 3:51.81 US#2, Hempstead, NY 3:24.57 US#5, Canarsie, NY 3:58.92 US#6  BOYS:Midwood, NY  3:24.93 US#5, , Bellport, NY 3:25.82 US#7, Amityville 3:25.95US#8.4x800m Relay Race Video Chaminade, NY - US#2 4x8 - 7:57.13 Kellenberg, NY 7:59.51 US#3, Fordham Prep, NY 8:06.18 US#10 

Weekend Highlights: Gregory (OH) Rolls in Ohio; Laurent (LA) Vaults to US#1 Feb 3, 2008

 Jillian Smith (NJ) continues her dominance by winning Millrose(Photo by Toby Nygaard) **Kendall Gregory (OH) Runs U.S. #1 at 400m in 47.99 at Kent State! **Rachel Laurent (LA) Soars High with 13-07.25 U.S. #1 vault at LSU!  **Goodman (GA), Cherry, Hale and Hollimon impress in Florida!  Live Results  **Kyle Merber (NY) & Jillian Smith (NJ) win Millrose mile races!  ResultsAcross the country many of the top athletes in the country assemble in various invitationals this weekend, which should provide some of the best results of the indoor season yet.  Check inside and keep checking back throughout the weekend to see highlights, results and other happenings from around the nation.Boys Highlights- Kendall Gregory (OH): U.S.#1 at 400m in 47.99 at Kent State U.- Jared Hall (OH): Runs U.S.#2 at 800m with 1:53.89 at Kent State U.- D'Angelo Cherry (GA): Sprints U.S. #1 at 55m with 6.21 effort in FL - Austin Hollimon (GA): Runs U.S.#3 at 400m in Florida with 48.62 win- Allante Keels (VA): Run U.S.#2 in 500m dash with 1:05.35 in VA- Jeremy Rankin (CO): Sprints 6.68 to win stellar 60m dash at Millrose- Kyle Merber (NY): Wins Millrose boys mile in 4:13.86Girls Highlights- Rachel Laurent (LA): Vaults U.S.#1 with 13-07.25 mark at LSU- Vashti Thomas (CA): Jumps 40-05.5 in TJ at UW Inv., a U.S. #1- Chalonda Goodman (GA): Goes 7.04 (55m) & 24.69 (200m) in FL- Ashton Purvis (CA): 7.54 (60m) & U.S.#1 24.05 (200m) double in WA- Julian Purvis (CA): Runs to U.S.#2 time of 8.50 in 60m hurdles in WA- Kayla Hale (FL): Runs 9:59.87 to win fast 3k down in Florida - Chanelle Price (PA): Runs 2:09.35 in 800m at Colgate Games - Jillian Smith (NJ): Runs 4:50.87 to win the girls elite mile at Millrose- Boys & Girls (NY): Win Millrose 4x4 in a very fast 3:53.17

Kyle Merber Wins Millrose Feb 1, 2008

By Christopher Hunt NEW YORK – He kept shaking his head, like he was trying to wake himself up.But it wasn’t a dream. More like a dream come true.Kyle Merber won the boys high school mile at the 101st Millrose Games tonight at Madison Square Garden in 4:13.86. FULL STORY HERE 

Andrews, McNally, Merber (Boys) & Reese, McGee (Girls) Lead Millrose Fields Jan 20, 2008

 Vince McNally (PA) leads the boys' field at the '08 Millrose Games"A New Century Begins."  That is this year's slogan for the 101st Millrose Games.  The most historic indoor track and field meet in the world announced their high school elite mile fields this weekend and the fields are stacked!  The Millrose Games take place on February 1, 2008 at Madison Square Garden (NY).Boys Elite Mile FieldWillie Ahearn (Sr., Danbury, CT)Robby Andrews (Jr., Manalapan, NJ)Parker Boudreau (Sr., Danbury, CT)Nick Crits (Sr., Wissahickon, PA)Peter Dorrell (Sr., Blacksburg, VA)Vince McNally (Sr., Conestoga, PA)Kyle Merber (Sr., Half Hollow Hills West, NY)Doug Smith (Jr., Gill-St. Bernard's, NJ)Charles White (Sr., Cherry Creek, CO)Girls Elite Mile FieldHannah Davidson (Saratoga Springs, NY)Shelby Greany (Jr., Suffern, NY)Jillian King (Scotia-Glenville, NY)Caitlin Lane (Greenwich, NY)Emily Lipari (So., Roslyn, NY)Jeanne Mack (La Salle, RI)Cory McGee (So., Pass Christian, MS)Kristin Reese (Carmel, NY)Jillian Smith (Jr., Southern Regional, NJ)Melanie Thompson (Jr., Voorhees, NJ)

Aldrich 4:17.3 |Seymour US#1 10:47.16 | Henderson PA #1 12:17.6 | Dennin US#4 8:46.7 | Price 2:09.35 Jan 31, 2008

KUTZTOWN PIX/VIDEOS/RESULTS + SLIPPERY ROCK RESULTS POSTED TUE PM SUMMARIES POSTED FOR NJ CLASSIC, SUSQUEHANNA CLASSIC, SLIPPERY ROCK, AND GREAT BEAR INVITEVIDEO: 2008 Kutztown Golden Bear 55m Hurdles Finals VIDEO: 2008 Kutztown Golden Bear 55m Dash FinalsPHOTOS: Photo Gallery of the 2008 Kutztown Golden Bear Invitational NJ Varsity Classic:  Chris Aldrich runs a PA #1 time in the 1600 of 4:17.3.  Carly Hamond ran a PA#2 3200 time of 10:55.3.  Susquehanna Classic:  Juan Steward won the 200 in a time of 22.47. DVGTCA # 8:  WC Henderson  runs PA #1 time of 12:17.6 in the DMR.  Kent State: Carly Seymour won the 3200 in a US #1 time of 10:47.16.  She also won the 1600 in 5:09.93.   TFCAGP D2 #9: Doug Moppert won the long jump with leap of 22-02.  Max Kaulbach won the mile in 4:23.8.  TFCAGP D1 #9: Mark Dennin runs a US#4, PA #2 time of 8:46.7 in the 3000 meter run.  Jermaine Lowery runs 1:58.3 for 800 meters. At the Golden Bear Invite in Kutztown Heather Giovagnoli finished 2nd in the 3000 meter run  with a PA #2 time of 10:21.73.    Colgate Games: In the 800 meter run Chanelle Price claimed victory with a time of 2:09.35.Millrose Games:  Vince McNally finished 7th in the Millrose Games HS mile with a time of 4:19.69.  Nick Crits was 8th in a time of 4:23.59.  Kyle Merber(NY) won the race with a time of 4:13.86.TSTCA Shot Put Competition: C.J Clegg wins with 53-09 and Kimberly Kanala wins with 41-01.5.   On Sunday at the Kent State (OH) Invitationl #2, Carly Seymour, Central Cambria, will race against fellow Foot Locker finalist and all-American Kacey Gibson of Neshannock, in the 3200. Click here for the meet summaries from this week's competition 

Lindsey Wilson\'s Johnson 8th at Milrose Games in the RaceWalk Feb 6, 2008

Lindsey Wilson College racewalker Amanda Johnson, of Morganfield, finished 8th in the 101st Millrose Games 1-Mile Racewalk at Madison Square Garden Friday night. Johnson, a Union County High School graduate walked a personal best 8:03.86 to set a new LWC record.

Rupp, Goucher prepare for Millrose at the Armory Jan 30, 2008

Alberto Salazar, Galen Rupp, Kara Goucher, Adam Goucher (L-R) With the 101st Millrose Games less than two days away, some of the biggest names in track and field have made their way through the Armory as they prepare to take the stage at Madison Square Garden. Angela Daigle-Bowden and Bernard Lagat have both visited the Armory to train this week. FULL STORY HERE

JILLIAN SMITH - MILLROSE CHAMP Feb 1, 2008

4:50.87 Puts Southern Regional Star at #3 All Time @ Millrose / Robby Andrews 2nd (4:14.60) In Boys Mile Jillian Smith got to break the tape again tonight as she followed up her win last week in Boston with the victory in the HS Girls Invitational Mile at the 101st Millrose Games in Madison Square. Smith took the race with a 4+ second gap on runner up Cory Magee. Lanie Thompson of Voorhees took 5th in the race with a time of 4:59.01  Photo by: MaroonNews  Other Jersey PerformancesInvitational HS Boys Mile 2. Robby Andrews (Manalapan) - 4:14.604. Doug Smith (Gill-St. Bernard's) - 4:15.76 Boys 4x400m Relay (Suburban)2. Camden HS  - 3:28.574. Union Catholic HS - 3:33.96 Boys 4x800m Relay (Border Clash)3. Morris Hills - 8:04.844. Washington Twp. - 8:06.156. Hunterdon Central - 8:10.61 Girls 4x400m Relay (Suburban) 1. Camden HS - 3:59.492 Woodrow Wilson HS - 4:02.11  

Millrose Games Press Release #1 Jan 3, 2008

Lagat to seek 6th Wanamaker win at Millrose Games Mottram set for rematch as “A New Century Begins” on Feb. 1FULL RELEASE HERE 

Dorrell ready to mix it up with great mile field at Millrose Feb 1, 2008

Photo by John Herzog Blacksburg senior Peter Dorrell heads to New York City on Friday to compete in the high school boys' mile in one of our country's most storied and prestigous events in the Millrose Games contested at Madison Square Garden. Dorrell is the first Virginian to be invited to the boys' mile race in five years as a 4:16 mile win at the Montgomery Invite on January 12th helped secure his spot in the field. The five-time state champion is riding high heading into this weekend after running the nation's fastest 3200 meter time of 9:06 and publicly stating where he will be running collegiately in a MileStat.com video interview last weekend at the Tech Invite. The College of William & Mary and Coach Alex Gibby are certainly excited to receive the verbal committment from one of Virginia's top distance runners, but having a Millrose mile champion would be even better. Check out Dorrell's chances and the top competitors that he will be facing in the Friday night race at MSG in MileSplit US national editor Scott Bush's preview article. The high school boys' mile with Dorrell is expected to be shown in a taped NBC show of the Millrose Games on Saturday. Check your local listings for the airtime of the meet. Millrose Games on TV Friday: 7-8 p.m. (Eastern Time) on ESPN2 Saturday: 2:30-3:30 p.m. (Eastern Time) on NBC Check your local listings MileSplit US Article: Milers to Shine in Spotlight at Millrose Friday Night Video Interview w/ Peter Dorrell Video: Virginia Tech Invite Boys 3200 - Dorrell's US #1 9:06 3200 Video: Montgomery Invite Boys Mile - Dorrell's 4:16 win Official Millrose Games Website

7 New Yorkers and 4 NJ Prep Stars Will Compete in Millrose Mile Jan 28, 2008

Oh, and one NY transplant as well (Charles White - CO) "A New Century Begins." That is this year's slogan for the 101st Millrose Games. The most historic indoor track and field meet in the world announced their high school elite mile fields this weekend and the fields are stacked. 101st Millrose Games (NY) Discount Tickets Here Relay Qualifiers Here Madison Square Garden - New York City, NY - February 1, 2008   LEFT: Charles White, a senior originally from Garden City, NY, will compete at The Millrose Games this year.

Stage Set at the Garden for Millrose Games Jan 31, 2008

 Smith leads girls mile; Boys & Girls and Cardozo square off in 4x400 By Christopher Hunt Kyle Merber says he generally isn’t bothered by the lights, by the big stage. Track is fun. He smiled a lot before his race at the Boston Indoor Games last Saturday, didn’t feel pressure. But he’s never run at Madison Square Garden before. The Half Hollow Hills West senior has never even seen the Millrose Games in person. But he knows that his race might be different. “I’ll try not to look up,” Merber said. “There is some pressure when 18,000 people are watching you. You definitely feel some pressure.” FULL STORY HERE  

McNally accepts auto bid to 2008 Millrose Games Mile... Jan 6, 2008

 Based on his 4:08.99 mile at the Nike Outdoor Nationals in June, 2007, Conestoga Valley senior Vince McNally has received and accepted an invitation to race in the prestigious Boys' Mile at the 101st Millrose Games on February 1 at Madison Square Garden, New York City.

Broaddus, Thompson Win Events at Millrose Games Feb 1, 2008

BATON ROUGE -- Senior sprinters Juanita Broaddus and Richard Thompson were among four LSU athletes invited to compete in the 101st Millrose Games at Madison Square Garden in New York on Friday night and returned victorious in their respective events.

Milers to Shine in Spotlight at Millrose Friday Night Jan 31, 2008

  Robby Andrews (NJ) is a co-favorite to win the Millrose mile (Photo from PennTrackXC.com) The 101st Millrose Games take place Friday night at Madison Square Garden in New York City. Each year, the event brings together many of the top distance runners in the country to compete in elite high school boys and girls mile races. The fields this year are stacked with incredible talent and should produce some very fast times. MileSplit National Editor Scott Bush breaks down the race one athlete at a time.

Dorrell receives invitation to Millrose Jan 21, 2008

Blacksburg senior Peter Dorrell (pictured left by Ted Plunkett) received an invitation to take part in the always elite and prestigous high school mile field at Millrose Games set to to be held on Friday, February 1st at the Madison Square Garden in New York City. Dorrell helped his case for earning an invite by winning the mile race at the Montgomery Invitational in Landover, Maryland on January 12th in a US #4 time of 4:16.81. Dorrell's time still stands as the fastest flat track mile time in the nation currently as the three faster times were all recorded on one of the country's fastest banked tracks found at the New York Armory.Dorrell becomes the first Virginian to qualify for the high school boys' mile race at Millrose since Fork Union's Kippy Keino qualified two consecutive years in 2002 and 2003.List of entire Millrose Games HS mile fields

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