This is the third installment in a series of section-by-section track & field season in review articles. This is a recap of the Central Coast Section.
California state track and field meet and distance races = competitive galore!
The North Coast Section MOC takes place today and tomorrow. Check out all the favorites.
The top 3 athletes will advance from this section final. Check out all the favorites and leading contenders. (Mark Foster photo)
The field is now set for Friday's final. Here are a few observations heading into the final few days before section champions are crowned.
Gilroy HS will host the CCS semifinals this Saturday which includes some of the top athletes in the entire state.
Clayton Valley senior Aiden Jackman, the California leader in both hurdles, is out.
It's tough narrowing down all of the best California TF athletes to 10 but I gave it a shot.
Some of the best track and field athletes in California were on full display at the Sacramento Meet of Champions.
The last big invitational in California this season takes place in Sacramento and more specifically American River College.
We interviewed the 2nd longest long jumper in the nation after his 25'0" jump this past Saturday at the CCS Top 8 Meet.
Among many highlights was the 25 foot long jump by St. Ignatius senior Alex Enos.
The best section preview meet in California takes place this Saturday at Los Gatos HS. Here are all the favorites and contenders in all events.
For many years, Steve Nelson led Mt. Pleasant Track & Field athletes to state and national success. Donna Dye photo.
Another Sac-Joaquin athlete doing well this spring Track and Field season.
The 3200m has become the king of the distance races and the amount of sub 9 minute 3200m runners has skyrocketed.
The Stanford Invitational brought out the best from many individuals and teams this past weekend. Aiden Jackman photo courtesy of Eric Taylor.
Our latest coaching legend made his mark way up north at Yreka HS.
The premier Northern California HS invitational takes place this weekend. Upgrade to MileSplit Universal to watch the action.
The best NorCal Track and Field will take place March 30/31. Check out who will be competing.
The largest distance-only meet in the United States did not disappoint, producing several top CA marks and one national leader!
The premier distance event in Northern California is finally here. Check out the talented runners that will take part this Saturday.
There will be plenty of talent at the K-Bell Invitational but these three athletes stand above the rest.
The throws events may not get the same recognition as the more glamorous running events but when it comes to the top throwing coaches in our state, look no further than Bill Pendleton.
It's the first weekend in March so that means the Dan Gabor Sprint & Distance Festival and COLD weather!
Last but definitely not least, the Northern Section.
The mighty Southern Section has always been a distance power. Check out this year's favorites and contenders.
When it comes to California High school Track and Field coaching, the most successful coach, perhaps without argument, is Don Norford. (Brittany Murray photo)