Dogwood Track Classic Summary MileSplit Staff Apr 30, 2006

The Brooke Point girls squeaked out a two point win over the Rachel Butler-led Lee-Davis squad, while the Fork Union boys rolled to their second consecutive team title at the Dogwood Track Classic. Axel Mostrag of Fork Union set a meet record in thrilling 1600 meter battle with Alex Bowman of Hermitage in 4:13.42, while Brooke Point\'s April Sinkler (5\'8\" HJ\") tied the old high jump mark. Less than four inches separated Angela Jenkins of Buffalo Gap(19\'0.50\" LJ/39\'2\" TJ) from breaking two meet records in the long jump and triple jump held by Gar-Field great Sheena Johnson. Hermitage senior Queen Harrison posted two impressive times in her victories in the 300 meter hurdles (42.15) and 200 meter dash (24.65). The Dogwood Track Classic once again proved itself to the be biggest and deepest meet in the state of Virginia.

Dogwood Track Classic Preview MileSplit Staff Apr 28, 2006

At one count there were 91 teams and around 1800 athletes entered for this year\'s Dogwood Track Classic. Those numbers may or may not have risen since then, but regardless, when a meet gathers that many teams and athletes, there is bound to be a day of track and field filled with outstanding performances as should be the case this Saturday at the University of Virginia\'s Lannigan field in Charlottesville. The meet kicks off bright and early with the ever popular morning sections of the 3200 meter runs at 8:30 AM. Queen Harrison, Rachel Butler, Kathy Howard, Ashley Early, Christi Harsha, Ashton Bishop, and Rachel Rose highlight the girls entered the meet. While Brandon Caleb, Sean Holston, Axel Mostrag, Alex Bowman, and Rashad Kelso are the big names among the boys on Saturday.