Jojo and Cory break down the highlights of this weekend's live events on MileSplit and FloTrack.NJCAA Indoor Championships (KS) - 3/3-4WATCH LIVE ON FLOTRACKThe junior college national championships will stream live on Friday and Saturday. Read the FloTrack women's preview here and the men's preview here.Sam Burley Hall of Fame Invitational (FL) - 3/3-4WATCH LIVENational record holder Tyrese Cooper stars in this Miami, Florida season-opening track meet. The Miami Norland High sophomore will rematch against Anthony Schwartz (US #6 100m, US #3 200m) of American Heritage, whom he was disqualified while racing against two weeks ago. Schwartz beat him outright in the 100m this year and is one of the few prep athletes capable of outrunning the talented Cooper. There's also Jamal Walton, who ranks US #1 in the 200m this year. Thomas Burns is No. 3 ranked in the 300mH at 36.55. He's the brother of Pittsburgh Steelers corner back Artie Burns, who ran 36.06 in 2012. Can he get the family PR?Eight-time Florida team state champions Miami Northwestern bring their top-rated girls sprint crew to the track, featuring their US #2 4x100m, US #2 4x200m and US #1 4x800m relays. US #4 ranked 200m star Twanisha Terry, a Southern California signee, will have a rematch vs. Palm Beach Central's US #2 ranked Karimah Davis. Davis defeated Terry, 23.86 to 24.17, just last weekend.Three girls are capable of breaking the 2:10 barrier: Daesha Rogers of Miami Jackson, (2:11 PR), Bryanna Rivers of Wharton (2:11 PR), and freshman Natalie Varela of Gulliver Prep (2:16 PR).OATCCC Indoor Championship (OH) - 3/4WATCH LIVE ON FLOTRACKThe top athletes in Ohio square up for the indoor state championships.Hunter Moore of Olentagy Orange ranks No. 3 in the nation in the 3200m; he aims here for the Division 1 state title and his first sub-9 minute clocking. The D1 1600m showcases NXN finalist Dustin Horter, who owns the state's fastest 1600m time this year of 4:16, vs. Ben Ewert, Zak Kirk and Andrew Bollam-Godbott. The fastest times of the day could potentially come from Chad Johnson in Division 2.The girls 1600m is headlined by Foot Locker and NXN All-American India Johnson, who will contend with fellow sub-five milers Olivia Howell, who was second at the state outdoor meet last year, and Allison Guagenti.Can Abby Steiner defend her 60m and 200m D1 indoor state titles for the third consecutive year? The soccer star faces her toughest state meet yet as she mounts a comeback after tearing her ACL at a national team camp last August. McKenzie Long and Kaylyn Heath have both run 7.55, the top time in D1, and Long owns the fastest 200m time in the state this year at 24.62. In D2, Mia Knight looks to sweep both events.The D1 girls 400m features a rematch between Natalia Price and Jaydan Wood, who charged to state-leading times of 55.35 and 55.76 at the Spire Scholastic Showcase. Emma Lane will also be in the running for a title.The D1 boys 60m hurdles features Connor Duricky (OH #1, 8.06) and Matt Peare (OH #2, 8.08) in their first match-up of the year.
In the Sam Burley Hall of Fame Invitational boys 200m finals, Miami Norland sophomore Tyrese Cooper wins in 20.66, American Heritage's Anthony Schwartz goes 20.69 and Miramar's Jamal Walton follows in 20.75
Twanisha Terry thanks her father every day for the sacrifices he’s made to keep her in the sport of track and field.
It's not October, but the amount of speed and talent in Florida is just plain scary. Every week we continue to see the state and national leaderboard changing and the talk of the tone focused on us. South Florida was the place to be for sprints this weekend with the Hallandale Invitational and Sam Burley HOF Invitational while the Bolles Bulldog Classic proved to be a breeding ground for distance success. We uploaded over 500 videos to the site this week and narrowed it down to the top ten you have to watch.
When American Heritage junior Anthony Schwartz beat Miami Norland sophomore Tyrese Cooper recently in the 100m dash, a rivalry formed in earnest
The Sam Burley Hall of Fame Invitational is LOADED with the state's top track and field athletes and will be broadcast LIVE on MileSplit. In the meantime, check out the heat sheets and performance lists hot off the press and stay tuned for feature articles, virtual meets, previews, and more of the best meet in Florida this weekend.
Check out the top 50 boys national outdoor rankings as of March 6th.
The veteran and the rookie at Miami Northwestern (Fl.) High went US #1 at the 200m and 300mH on Saturday at the Sam Burley Hall of Fame Invitational on Saturday in Miami
Gulliver Prep freshman Natalie Varela is slowly figuring out that she's in a league of her own in distance events in Florida
Nearly 50 teams will make their way to Tropical Park in Miami for the Sam Burley Hall of Fame Invitational which you can WATCH LIVE on MileSplit. Can Karimah Davis of Palm Beach Central (pictured above) take home gold in the 100, 200, and 400 or will Miami Northwestern's Twanisha Terry stop her in her tracks? See how our virtual meets have every event playing out and who will win the team titles.
Arman "Gino" Hall was a member of the Olympic gold medal winning 4x400m relay this summer in Rio. Flashback to five years ago and he was setting meet records in the 200 and 400m dash at the Sam Burley Hall of Fame Invitational. Are his times of 20.82 and 46.41 in jeopardy with the likes of Tyrese Cooper, Anthony Schwartz, and Jamal Walton in the field? We look at the 50 best performances in every event in the meet's history.
Coach Sam Burley has been a staple in the South Florida track & field scene since 1980 when his coaching career began at Miami Southridge Senior High School. During that time Coach Burley achieved many state championships, coach of the year recognition's, and helped propel many athletes to college and beyond. Find out more about the man behind the Sam Burley Hall of Fame Invitational.
Former Boyd Anderson High School standout and current Florida Gator Shayla Sanders owns the Sam Burley HOF Invitational meet records in both the 100 (11.56) and 200m dash (23.25) set back in 2012. We take a look at the top 50 girls performances in EVERY event. Don't forget you can watch the 2017 Sam Burley Hall of Fame Invitational LIVE ON MILESPLIT.
Tyrese Cooper and Anthony Schwartz battle again, and more!
The 2017 Sam Burley Hall Of Fame Invitational promises to be one of the fastest meets of the year with nearly 50 teams from Florida making the trip to Miami. Don't miss a minute of the action by tuning in LIVE to MileSplit for all the race coverage from both Friday and Saturday.
Maynard St. John was on-site at the Sam Burley HOF Invitational as part of our coverage team and captured over 800 photos from day one.
Watch ALL race videos from a star studded 2017 Sam Burley Hall of Fame Invitational.
Maynard St. John was on-site as part of our coverage team of the 2017 Sam Burley Hall of Fame Invitational and snapped over 800 photos from day one to including one of the meet's namesake himself.
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