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Athlete Spotlight: Jonathan Russell Aug 1, 2011

  Broad Run rising senior Jonathan Russell recently completed a remarkable stretch of races to wrap up his 2011 outdoor season in competing for Team USA at the World Youth Championships in France earlier in July. Under the direction of his club coach Fenton Hugg, Russell (pictured right by Victah Sailer of photorun.net) took what had already been a breakthrough spring season with two state titles at the AA State Outdoor Championships including breaking a 20 year old meet record in the 300 meter hurdles to another level in the summer months. MileStat.com caught up Russell for an interview after returning stateside from his first international meet experience in France. Read interview with Russell...

Kiara Porter: Mission Accomplished Jun 14, 2011

  Photo by Frank Locascio   Kiara Porter was tired of finishing second. The Tabb High star was runner up in the quarter mile her sophomore and junior year, but got serious her senior season. She started training back in October and November and  hasn't stopped yet. That dedication has propelled Porter to a new level, state champion.  

5/29 Group AA Team Rankings May 29, 2011

The Louisa County boys and Blacksburg girls were the top programs in Group AA for much of the indoor season and seem to have remained ontop of the classification this spring as favorites in the upcoming Group AA State Championships in Harrisonburg. In the latest MileStat.com team rankings based on scoring the database's event rankings this season as a meet, Louisa County boys hold a cushion on a handful of teams capable of scoring anywhere from 30 to 40 points in state competition, while two familar River Ridge rivals hold the top two rankings for girls between Blacksburg and Hidden Valley. Region III squads Robert E. Lee and E.C. Glass should also be in the mix.

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