States week is about more than just the teams and superstars in our sport. It is also about the stars who are trying to win that first state title.
Articles with Henrico
Here are the top seven athletes to watch at the debut of the Queen Track Classic in Richmond, Virginia
Track is literally just around the corner and will start up in just over a month. Over that time we are going to countdown 10 of the biggest stars returning this season. This list does not include XC athletes and only includes athletes who are track specific athletes.
After a disappointing state championship and national performance, as a only a junior, Dymiere Jeffrey decided it was time to show the entire nation who the best jumper is. At the AAU Club Championships she put on a show in the Heptathlon high jump by clearing 1.80m which equates to 5-10.75.
Greg McElroy is easy to pick out of a crowd. The Henrico high junior is 6-foot-5 and sports a headful of hair that pushes his frame toward the seven-foot mark. Coupled with a slender frame, he stands out among any group of people.
It is truly never too early to begin to examine rankings. MileStat took that addage to heart and is previewing what we found is the likely outcome for next year's Outdoor season. Previewed here is both the Boys and Girls Group 5A.
With the state indoor season now behind us it is not only time to look forward towards the outdoor season but also to next year's indoor season. This not only includes looking at the top 50 returnees in each event but also who will be fighting for the team titles and who are the major athletes to keep an eye on in next year's season.
US #5 performer Anna Williams of Thomas Edison leads all competitors into this weekend's state championships in the girls' triple jump. The Northern Region champion Williams earlier this winter joined a select group of past Virginians to have leaped over 40 feet in the event with her 40'3" win at the Virginia Tech Invitational. Williams is coming off a regional title against one of her toughest challengers for the state meet in multi-event star Felecia Majors. The Columbia University recruit Williams hit her second best mark of the season at 39'6.50" last Saturday.
Virtual meet for the Capital District Indoor T&F Championships based on performances currently in the MileStat.com database as of February 2nd.
Henrico's Elaine Derricott will be shooting for a sweep of the jumps this weekend at East Coast as a top seed in the high jump, long jump, and triple jump. (Photo by Ted Plunkett) Meet preview for the 50th annual East Coast Invitational being held Saturday, January 3rd at the Arthur Ashe Center in Richmond. There is a rich history associated with the East Coast Invitational and the preview highlights those athletes who will be favorites to become part of that history with victories on Saturday. MileStat.com will be on-site with coverage of Virginia's longest active high school indoor meet. Read full preview... Meet Performance List Time Schedule (Revised)