Northeast HS (Oakland Park) Oakland Park, FL, USA

Northeast HS (Oakland Park)

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T&F Team Scores - 3A Boys - Chiles Timberwolves Tackling Run At 4th Straight Todd Grasley Jan 25, 2017

43 points was all the Chiles' boys track team needed to win their third straight 3A state championship. The Timberwolves lose thrower Cole Upthegrove to graduation but return both Jordan Poole and James Hansen as well as a talented group of distance runners. Creekside and Miami Northwestern should also be in the mix, but don't count out Miami Norland who now have transfer Tyrese Cooper's, one of the most dangerous sprinters in the country. 

Geaux Tigers: LSU Nabs Nation's #2 110mH In Damion Thomas Todd Grasley Nov 12, 2016

Perennial power LSU dipped into the Sunshine State and grabbed the nation's #2 110mH Damion Thomas of Northeast High School. Thomas owns a personal best of 13.42 and is a two-time 4A state champion in that event and was runner-up as a freshman in 2014. On the international level, he is the 2016 CARIFTA Games gold medalist and was a member of the IAAF World U20 Championship team for Jamaica. He posted the fastest time of the prelims, 13.48 (-0.8m/s) and looked like a sure fire medal pick before falling in the next round. We caught up with him to talk about his decision and plans for the 2017 track season.

Future Olympic Hopeful Damion Thomas Of Northeast High School Living Out Olympic Dream Todd Grasley Aug 7, 2016

Northeast High School senior Damion Thomas is one of the top hurdlers in the country and one of the best in the world. Thomas is in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil at the Olympic Games, but he's not competing. He was selected at part of the TD Ameritrade Olympic Hopefuls program, which sends promising Tokyo 2020 Olympians, to the games for a week of mentorship, training opportunities, and a look at what it is like to be in the best environment in all of sports. 

Damion Thomas Headed To IAAF U20 World Championships, Wins Jamaican Junior Trials 110H Todd Grasley Jun 20, 2016

Northeast High School rising senior Damion Thomas had what his father calls his best race ever in the 110mH at the Jamaican Junior Trials in Kingston. Thomas lined up against Dejour Russell of Calabar and Rohan Cole of UTech two of the fastest hurdles in the world, and came away with the win in 13.5s into a -3.2 m/s wind to earn one of two coveted spots on the island nation team for the IAAF World U20 Championship in Poland next month. 

Final Rankings: Boys 4x100m Relay - American Heritage's 40.95 Dazzled At Florida Relays Todd Grasley Jun 15, 2016

The American Heritage boys 4x100m relay team of Marco Wilson, Khalil Herbert, Patrick Surtain, and Anthony Schwartz set the bar high for the rest of the state's teams when they ran 40.95s to win the Pepsi Florida Relays. Coral Gables and Columbus came close with times of 41.13 and 41.14, while Northeast and Pine Forest clocked 41.20 on the nose. Check out the top 500 boys 4x100m relay teams for the 2016 season.

Brooks PR Spotlight: Freshman Jan'Taijah Ford Eyes Low 53, 52s 400 Todd Grasley Jun 15, 2016

Northeast High School freshman Jan'Taijah Ford had a spectacular 2016 season. Ford, or T1 as they call her, ran away with the 3A state title in the 400m dash in 54.01s and followed that up with a new personal best time of 53.77 to win Flo Golden South and give her an automatic ticket to the Brooks PR Invitational. We caught up with her to talk about her training leading up to Saturday, what she's looking forward to, and much more.

3A State Championship Virtual Meet: Northeast Freshman Ford Favored In 400, MNW Shoe In For 8th Straight Todd Grasley May 3, 2016

Northeast High School freshman Jan'Taijah Ford or T1 as she's nicknamed is the favorite in the 400 and ranked third in the 200m dash. Ford will also run the 4x400 for a stellar Hurricane team. Trouble is they are in the same classification as Miami Northwestern and the Lady Bulls who are on pace to win their 8th straight state championship by a large margin. We breakdown EVERY event in our 3A virtual meet.

Super 25 Power Rankings: Girls Team Scores Todd Grasley Apr 7, 2016

Miami Northwestern is looking for it's 8th straight girls state title.  They are not just the top team in Florida, but one of the best in the entire country. The next three teams also hail from South Florida in Miami Southridge, Northeast (Oakland Park), and St. Thomas Aquinas. Winter Park who is in 4A with the latter three teams comes in at number five in our Super 25 girls team rankings. Where does your team stack up against the best in the state?

3A Team Scores: Surprise Surprise, MNW Lady Bulls Loaded Again Todd Grasley Jan 23, 2016

The ladies of Miami Northwestern are a powerhouse track and field program not just in the state of Florida, but nationally as well. Coach Carmen Jackson's team won their 7th straight state championship in 2015 and have no shortage of talent heading into the 2016 campaign. It won't be a question of if they win, but by how much. Check out which teams are fighting for the runner-up spot on the podium. We rank every girls team in 3A!

Brooks PR Spotlight: Damion Thomas Todd Grasley Jun 17, 2015

Northeast (Oakland Park) rising junior Damion Thomas is one of the top 110 meter hurdlers in the field at this weekend's Brooks PR Invitational. We caught up with him before heading out to Seattle.

Hoosiers Land Northeast Hurdler Jeyland Valentin Todd Grasley Jun 3, 2015

Jeyland Valentin set new personal bests at the end of her senior season which saw college coaches from across the country coveting the Northeast hurdler. Valentin, who was fourth in the 100m hurdles and third in the 300m hurdles at the 4A state meet and boasts PR's of 14.30 and 41.93, recently announced she will attend Indiana University.

Girls Super 25 Team Rankings: Top Five From South Florida Mar 17, 2015

The top teams in our girls Super 25 reside in South Florida with Miami Northwestern, Southridge, and Ransom Everglades in Dade County and Hallandale, St. Thomas Aquinas, and Northeast in neighboring Broward. Both counties have their championships this week so we could see some shifting next week. Check out the top 25 girls teams in the state!

Gordon Grabs Two More Wins At AAU Club Championships Before Heading To World Juniors Todd Grasley Jul 15, 2014

Daeshon Gordon calls the 2014 outdoor track and field season one of the longest of her high school career. The Northeast (Oakland Park) class of 2014 hurdler and LSU signee has been competing since early February. Gordon says the main point of attending the AAU Club Championships in Orlando this past weekend was to prepare her for the World Junior Championships two weeks from now in Eugene, Oregon.

Coaching Champions: Marshall Trace - Northeast (Oakland Park) Todd Grasley Jun 3, 2014

In this series we take a look at state championship and runner-up coaches, their outlook on the team, the season, and the future of the program. Coach Marshall Trace has been coaching for seven years, his first four as an assistant at St. Thomas Aquinas and the past three as head coach at Northeast High School in Oakland Park. In 2014, Trace guided the Hurricanes to a runner-up finish in 4A, the first podium finish for the girl's program since 1984.

Team Scores: Which Girls Team Is The Best Of The Best? Todd Grasley Mar 17, 2014

We crunched the numbers in each class to see how the top teams would fare against one another, but what if class didn't matter? Which team is the BEST in Florida? We scored ten deep for individuals and ten deep for relays with first place receiving ten points on down to one point for tenth place.

4A Track & Field Leaderboard: Gordon Twins Rule Hurdle Roost Todd Grasley Mar 7, 2014

4A might be the most competitive class from top to bottom in the whole entire state loaded with state leading and some of the best times in the nation! On the girl's side Athlete of the Week Krystal Sparling has been brilliant in the sprints while Northeast senior and LSU signee Daeshon Gordon is re-writing the hurdle record books. Not to be outdone by the Gordon sibling rivalry is brother Daeshon who leads both the 110 and 300m hurdle categories.

4A Girls Team Scores: St. Thomas Aquinas Loaded With Speed & Distance Depth Todd Grasley Feb 2, 2014

2013 was a good year for the ladies of St. Thomas Aquinas as they picked up 4A state championship in track and field and then followed that up with a 4A Cross Country Finals team championship. The Raiders beat out Boyd Anderson by ten points, avenging a seven point loss at the hands of the Cobras in 2012. 2014 looks to be one of the best team's the school has had with the addition of Diamond Spaulding one of the top sprinters in the country.

Damian Thomas Lone Floridian In Freshmen Boys Indoor National Rankings Todd Grasley Jan 30, 2014

Northeast freshman Damian Thomas has only one meet under his belt as a high schooler and he has made the most of it. Thomas, is the lone Florida freshman in the boys indoor national rankings. His performance at the Jimmy Carnes Youth Indoor Meet in the 55 meter hurdles of 8.23 seconds is the sixth best mark for his class while his time of 53.05 in the 400 meters gives him the tenth fastest time in the nation for the class of 2017.  If your time or marks didn't crack the top ten don't worry. See where you rank against the top track and field athletes in the country in our complete list!

Track and Field Top 50: 300 Meter Hurdles Todd Grasley Jan 11, 2014

LSU commit Daeshon Gordon and twin brother Deron come into 2014 with the top times in the 300 meter hurdles. Both are now at Northeast High School after running for Boyd Anderson in 2013. Daeshon is the reigning 4A state championship in the 300's and is only one of two hurdlers to break 43 seconds. Deron, who missed out on the state meet last year, is one of two hurdlers to dip under 38 seconds.

State's Top Hurdler Daeshon Gordon Commits To Powerhouse LSU Todd Grasley Dec 27, 2013

Daeshon Gordon is not only one of the best hurdlers in the state but her times in both the 100 and 300 meter hurdles rank her in the top ten nationally as well. Gordon spent the past three seasons at Boyd Anderson, but has transferred to Northeast High School for her senior season. A two-time state champion as an individual and member of Boyd Anderson's 2012 state championship team, Gordon has decided to continue her running career at LSU.