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

NCAA Championships

Jun 13th, 2017
2:18 pm PDT

Championship season is my favorite time of year. The relay circuit is fun. The Diamond League gives us a glimpse of the world's elite athletes. But in today's track and field it's Championships that gives us the head to head competition between the sports best athletes at every level! The NCAA's are always the first of the "elite" championships each year Read More...

NCAA Championships – All About the Format

Jun 14th, 2015
8:19 pm PDT

This year there were two things to talk about when looking at the NCAA Championships. One was the competition - and this year's competition was as stellar as ever! The other was the format as the powers that be thought it was a good idea to split the meet into TWO separate meets - a men's meet and a woman's meet Read More...

My Thoughts on the World Relay Championships

Jun 21st, 2014
4:21 pm PDT

Focusing on coaching my high school kids, I missed discussing the early season to date, primarily the Diamond League and the World Relays Championship. That's a lot of action/discussion, so will tackle one then the other and will start with the World Relays Championships since the subject has already come up Read More...

Gay (9.75) & Gardener (10.85) Lead US Champs

Jun 22nd, 2013
7:40 am PDT

We're halfway through the US Trials and those gusts of wind that have been howling through the stadium seem to be the winds of change as veterans have been dropping like flies in Des Moines. Jeremy Wariner out in the first round. Ditto Angelo Taylor. Walter Dix a semifinal casualty. Doc Patton a DNS Read More...

USATF Plot Lines

Jun 17th, 2013
9:06 am PDT

The World Championships are in August, and this week we select the athletes that will be representing the good old Red, White, and Blue. In spite of the fact that many say the sport is dead, the US Trials are annually one of the greatest meets on the planet - trumped in depth only by the Games and World Championships themselves Read More...