The CHill Zone of T&F: Conway's View From the Finish Line

Florida and Oregon Defend in Texas

Mar 14th, 2011
9:08 am PDT

If indoors could be like that for 3 months then it would be a truly exciting extension of track and field. As it is it was a great way to end the indoor season. Both Florida and Oregon had their share of adversity, but in the end both showed the grit that it takes to be a champion. On the women’s side, Oregon had to do without distance ace Alex Kosinski who withdrew just prior to the meet with a back problem Read More...

Most Untouchable High School Records

Mar 9th, 2011
10:02 am PDT

Perusing the internet early this morning I came across this article which lists the writers’ ten most untouchable high school records. Prompted I’m sure by the prospect of Ryan Crouser perhaps finally having a shot at Mike Carter’s unbelievable mark – pun intended. Of course Carter’s massive 81’ 3 Read More...

NCAA Championship Predictions

Mar 8th, 2011
9:00 am PDT

The entries for this years’ NCAA Indoor Championships were released yesterday and can be found here – men, women. The Florida men, and Oregon women look well set to defend their titles from last year. Some events to keep an eye on: Men’s 60 – Oklahoma’s Rakieem Salaam leads on the clock (6 Read More...

Tamgho Three Jumps to Two WR’s at Euro Champs

Mar 6th, 2011
10:02 am PDT

The big meet of the weekend was the European Indoor Champs, and the star of the Paris show was home boy Teddy Tamgho (FRA) who improved his own WR by twice leaping 58’ 9.5” to demolish the competition. This was the second time this year that Tamgho raised the WR having done so in Aubiere (58’ 9 Read More...

Transition Time!

Mar 2nd, 2011
11:50 am PDT

It’s March, and while there are still a couple of major indoor meets to get out of the way (Euro Champs and NCAA Champs) we’re finally headed outdoors! All over the world we’ll start getting good old outdoor competition. And for a track junkie like me that’s awesome news. From local high school, community college, and college and university meets, to the early season “relay” competitions, there will be plenty of track and field to watch as we finally get from “undercover” and out on the 400 meter ovals Read More...