VHSL Group 6A State Indoor T&F Championships

Hampton, VA

Coverage

Who Has Hit The State Auto-Standards? Jan 23, 2017

The VHSL has released the automatic qualifying state meet standards for the 2016-2017 indoor season. See the standards for each classification below.

The 10 Story Lines of 5A/6A States You Cannot Miss! Feb 23, 2017

Eight team trophies and 60 state titles are all at stake this weekend at Boo Williams' Sportsplex in Hampton. It is finally that time again where the best athletes in the state will run, jump, vault, and throw for state titles and team trophies in the annual 5A and 6A State meets. 

Don't Let Them Fool You, You Need To Watch Out For These 6 Athletes! Feb 16, 2017

The awesome thing about the post-season is finally getting to see athletes show their true potential. It is common practice today to save athletes until the post-season and to solely focus on training after just one meet where the athlete hits the auto-standard. That combined with coaches hiding their athletes from the spotlight makes for a big coming out party each year at the State Championships.

Virginia Virtual Meet Of Champions Results Merge! Feb 26, 2017

Virginia's talent may be spread out over 6 classifications (5 indoors with 1/2A combined), but that won't stop us from creating a virtual Meet of Champions with the results from this past week's VHSL State Indoor Championships.

Unfair False Start or Unfair False Start Enforcement? Feb 27, 2017

This weekend in the seeded Boys 6A 1000m race a bizarre thing happened, Peter Smith (Oscar Smith) was called for a false start and subsequently disqualified. Now we will be transparent, at the time watching the race live, about 10 feet away, we though it was completely the right call. It was also a somewhat refreshing thing to see a false start in a distance race but that really got us thinking... was this a fair false start or a fair enforcement of the rule.

Harris Wins Three for Branch Boys Mar 8, 2017

In a 20-minute span, Micaiah Harris shocked the crowd at Boo Williams, as he won both the 6A 55-meter hurdles (7.37) and open 55 (6.41). While the races totaled only 110 meters, the distance he has traveled, away from a shadow cast over him, has been much greater.

VHSL 5A/6A State Meets to Be LIVE STREAMED! Feb 21, 2017

For the first time in our state's history, our state championships will be live streamed on FloTrack! This means you can use your universal subscription to view every single race live from both the 5A and 6A State Championships this weekend in Hampton.

Do You Know Who Boo (Williams) Is? Mar 4, 2017

On Friday afternoon, I decided to give a short, impromptu quiz to several of the coaches and co-workers at the Boo Williams Sportsplex. It wasn’t a tough test; in fact, it was only one question. To my surprise and amusement, many of the test takers failed.

2017 VHSL State Indoor Meet Photo Coverage Hub Feb 26, 2017

Below can find all of our photo coverage from all 5 VHSL indoor state championship indoor meets over the past week from our photographers Jon Fleming, Mary Ann Magnant, and Lisa McArthur.

Will Relay History Really Happen at 6A States This Year? Feb 14, 2017

This year though some serious history is on the line with Western Branch favored in five of the six relays for the 6A State Championships. The only one they are not favored in is the girls 4x800 where they are seeded at third.

Banks Wins 6A High Jump With State-Record Leap Feb 28, 2017

Osbourn Park's Sydney Banks continued a phenomenal sophomore season on Friday afternoon with a leap for the record books. On her last high jump attempt at 5-10, Banks cleared the bar and put the exclamation point on a performance that earned her a first state title, a Virginia 6A state meet record and #3 VA clearance of all-time.

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