Too much good stuff at the Southern Section Masters Meet, qualifier for the CIF-State Finals.
For the most part, the CIF-Los Angeles City Section Track & Field Championships went as expected on an overcast but mild Thursday afternoon and evening at El Camino College.
There were 64 non-senior athletes who stood on the medals stand at least once at the CIF-State Track & Field Championships last June. We review their performance and examine where they are a week away from the 2018 finals.
We stopped in to visit with the Murrieta Mesa boys team, following the program's first CIF-SS Divisional champion. Rams' Up!! Check out separate feature interviews with head coach Aaron Ballou, sprints coach Sandra Moya, and five key members of the Murrieta Mesa Rams speed squad.
Previewing the CIF-LA City Section finals, plus virtual meets for boys and girls.
A list of qualifiers for the CIF-Southern Section Masters Meet from the CIF-SS All-Division Finals.
We chart the top boys distance runners in California, ranking them by combined time in the 1600- and 3200-meter races.
We chart the top girls distance runners in California, ranking them by combined time in the 1600- and 3200-meter races.
Los Alamitos senior shot put star Faimalie Sale, inspired by an ill relative and a former California throwing star, is collecting medals to give to sick kids.
Vista Murrieta alum Michael Norman of USC ran a windy 19.84 and a dominant 44.40 to become only the third male in Pac-12 Championships history to take the 200-400 double. Norman is only one of CA's many familiar names crushing it last week on the college level.
Murrieta Mesa with its strong boys sprint crew and Mater Dei with its girls jumpers and sprinters survived the CIF-SS Division 2 prelims in position to win team titles.
The CIF-Southern Section preliminaries will be held at four divisional sites on Saturday, May 12. Here's a hub to get you prepared with links to division-by-division virtual meets by event group and by gender, as well as sortable divisional rankings.
Mid-Week in Review: Aaliyah Wilson runs CA #1 in the 100m among many highlights from the Central Section Area meets.
On the eve of the Central Section Area Trials scheduled for Wednesday, take a look at the top athletes in the CS via these links to the MileSplitCA section-specific sortable leaderboard.
The track season has ended prematurely for Malibu junior Claudia Lane, who will not defend her CIF-State title in the 3200 meters.
Coverage from the Baseline League Finals that produced one new CA leader and 12 performances that rank among the state's top 6!
Yucaipa senior Asani Hampton ran the second-fastest wind-legal 100 meters in California history with his 10.26 clocking Thursday at the Citrus Belt League Finals.
Who are the fastest rising juniors in the state this spring? We use a two-year comparison to examine year-over-year growth for the top 25 in each event, both genders.
Watch US No. 1 freshman pole vaulter Paige Sommers, of Westlake (CA), clear 12-9
Sylvia Cruz-Albrect, Paige Sommers, Cristian Moore, DeAnna Nowling and Chase Wells were among the big winners at the Ventura County Championships
Coverage of the Ventura County Championships includes a video interviews, race clips and highlights and a photo gallery.
There were 99 elite marks at the Southwestern League dual between Vista Murrieta and Great Oak! There were 51 at Dana Hills-Trabuco Hills! Full midweek report of action through Wednesday.
Database magic ranks the deepest teams per event for every race on the track, boys and girls. Who has the deepest teams in the sprints? You may be surprised.
The boys at Murrieta Mesa made some noise in the sprints on Day 2 at the Mt. SAC Relays.
Maddy Denner, Mariah Castillo, Justin Hazell and relay teams from Great Oak and Loyola had impressive performances Friday night at the 60th Mt. SAC Relays.
Ranking the top 150 girls in the 1600m over the past decade. We explore the best performers, and the best seasons by both high-end and top-150 depth and draw comparisons with the classes competing now.
Asani Hampton, Breanna Bernard-Joseph, Danae Dyer, Raymon Ornelas, Jaime Narvarro were among the top athletes who put up gold standard elite marks at the Inland Empire Championships.
There were 1,189 elite performances at Arcadia, including 481 that met the "Gold" standard. Of those 481, 320 were from CA. A closer look at non-CIF-SS/CIF-SDS standouts.
Four relay teams took over US #1 slots after Friday night's 'Burnin Batons' portion of the 51st Arcadia Invitational.
A couple of eye-poppers from mid-week duals: Nu'uausala Tuilefano 44-5 SP (CA #4, US #19) and CA leader Sondre Guttormsen again cleared 17 feet in the pole vault.