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

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 Championships – Great Competition

Jun 10th, 2013
8:17 am PST

This is one of the meets that I really look forward to each year, because it's everything that the sport should be. A meet that contests EVERY event. It has relays. The best show up to compete. There's team scoring. And most of all, the competition is fierce! Yes, the NCAA Championships should be the poster child for track and field 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...

Mt SAC Leads HOT Weekend

Apr 22nd, 2013
9:50 pm PST

We're a weekend away from the Penn Relays, which is typically the meet that sets things off for the outdoor season. After this weekend's performances however,I think things were set of just fine and we're on our way to one hot track season. Things started off on a down note with word that Yohan Blake won't be competing until the Jamaican championships in June Read More...

Florida Relays Leads Weekend

Apr 9th, 2013
9:11 pm PST

Another nice weekend of track and field in the books with the Florida Relays serving as the center piece. Florida didn't disappoint with a Tyson Gay sighting, David Oliver debut and some hot running in the speed events. If early returns are any indication, this could be the Year of the Youth, as several young people stepped up into potentially starring roles Read More...

Trials Day 3 – Redemption Sunday

Jun 25th, 2012
8:06 am PST

Today's agenda was short but sweet - 8 events, 7 finals and 1 semi. But when the names involved include Cantwell, Hoffa, Gay, Gatlin, Richards Ross, Merritt, Wariner, and Suhr you're talking about one high powered afternoon. Not to mention a lot of athletes looking for redemption - and most got just that Read More...

Kimberlyn Duncan Leads Weekend Collegians

May 14th, 2012
12:30 pm PST

Friday we were treated to Doha, and one of the best Diamond League events the league has put together. The weekend was left to the "youngsters" as collegiate conference meets dominated the action as the road to the NCAA championships began. The college season has been relatively quiet so far, with coaches having both the NCAA championships AND the Olympic Trials in mind as they've prepared their athletes this year Read More...

8 Must See Trials Events

Apr 28th, 2012
7:58 am PST

I'm getting antsy, it's Friday night and no big results can be found - everything major will be happening Saturday. So my mind is wandering in the direction of the Trials. After all, once the smoke clears everything comes down to two meets this year - National Trials and the Olympic Games.In some countries the Trials may be the years most important meet, beside if you don't get past the Trials you'll never see the Games - at least not from the stadium in London Read More...

Mt. SAC Leads Weekend Full of Highlights

Apr 22nd, 2012
10:27 am PST

The 2012 Olympic season shifted into high gear this weekend with highlights galore popping up all over. What the Kansas Relays got started with their “downtown” events, Mt SAC multiplied with one of the best meets they’ve had in a while as performance after performance heated up the track AND the field Read More...