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

It’s July Where Are We?

Jul 2nd, 2013
5:24 pm PST

This has been a very interesting year so far. Lots of transition going on throughout the sport. Rising athletes. Injured athletes. Athletes returning from injury. More transition than usual in the year following the Games it seems. Then of course there are the usual off the track issues such as drugs, which never seem to go away Read More...

Rollins’ 12.26 Leads Weekend at Nationals

Jun 24th, 2013
7:56 am PST

As I thought prior, this was one of the hottest National Championships in a long time - and it was lead by women and youth. Don't get me wrong, the men got the job done and we're sending a nice male squad to Moscow. But the women were doing spectacular things everywhere you turned - and none were any more spectacular than Brianna Rollins Read More...

NCAA to USATF Who Will Perform Best?

Jun 14th, 2013
11:38 am PST

With the NCAA Championships behind them the collegiate stars are at one of the toughest parts of the season -  trying to be even better in an attempt to make the World Championships team. After weeks of conference, regional and of course the NCAA Championships, they must try to hit yet another peak against the best the US has to offer Read More...

NCAA Regionals On Tap This Week

May 20th, 2013
11:21 am PST

The championship portion of the collegiate season kicks into high gear this week with the Division I East (Greensboro NC) and West (Austin TX) Regionals. These meets are the precursor to the NCAA Division I Championships in Eugene in June. In many ways these meets are also a preview of the USATF National championships and World Championships, as many of the top collegiate programs are peppered with elite, world class athletes Read More...

Bryshon Nellum Leads Weekend Highlights

May 13th, 2013
7:27 am PST

Doha kick started the track season into high gear on Friday with a meet full of stellar performances and competition. It seems like the rest of the sport was inspired, especially the college kids, as they lit the track up the rest of the weekend. This was conference weekend, and all across the country the chase for NCAA titles began Read More...

March Closes Out in Style

Apr 1st, 2013
4:44 pm PST

Now that's the way to end a month of track and field - with some stellar competition! The Texas Relays officially signals the start of the relay season and went off in fine style. As is often the case, the it was the hot meet of the weekend - and as usual speed was on display. Take a look at the following results and comments Read More...

Collegiate Champs Send Us Outdoors in Style

Mar 12th, 2013
1:18 pm PST

This weekend saw us "spring forward" into Daylight Savings Time, which means more hours to train as athletes transition from the indoor season to the outdoor season. For several college athletes their final competition of the winter was this weekend's NCAA Championships which featured several outstanding athletes and performances Read More...

Trials Preview – Women’s 200 Meters

Jun 18th, 2012
2:25 pm PST

While the men's 100 is potentially the most "story" laden event heading into the Trials, it's certainly not alone in terms of story lines and depth. One of my favorites in this regard is the women's 1500, which I discussed in detail earlier. However, also recently entering into the "drama zone" with the aforementioned 100 & 1500 is the women's 200 as it's suddenly become the middle ground for several of our best female sprinters Read More...

The Top Collegians Heading Into the Trials

Jun 12th, 2012
5:59 pm PST

It's finally here - the Olympic Trials. The biggest meet outside of the Games themselves. And with the first half of the Diamond League and the NCAA Championships concluding this past weekend, I think I've seen enough to stick my neck out there and make my predictions on the crap shoot that is the Trials Read More...

Early Weekend Results – Oslo / NCAA

Jun 8th, 2012
9:56 am PST

It's only Friday, but we've already had enough track to fill a weekend - and we're just getting started! The early results are in, and while Oslo wasn't quite as hot as I had hoped, the "kids" we definitely ahead of expectations at the NCAA Championships! Let's start with Oslo where vets Usain Bolt (JAM) and Sally Pearson (AUS) confirmed their status as early London favorites Read More...