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University of Miami star Shakima Wimbley added "world champion" to her long list of accolades, helping the United States win a gold medal at the 2017 IAAF World Championships in London. (via University of Miami)
The Miami Northwestern Lady Bulls continued their dynasty in Florida track and field with their 9th straight state championship. Coach Carmen Jackson's squad tallied 157 points over 100 more than runner-up Northeast. They are the clear favorite in class 3A with 2016 runner-up Northeast a near lock to repeat in that position as well.
Wimbley is the first Hurricane in program history to be named USTFCCCA National Athlete of the Week. (via Hurricanesports.com)
The 2015-2016 school year has provided some great highlights in both cross country and track across the Sunshine State. In the coming weeks many of our seniors will head out to start their college careers both athletically and academically. We wanted to salute them one more time in this special feature and say thank you for your support over the years.
The Miami Northwestern Lady Bulls were unstoppable at the Florida Relays running 45.65 in the PRELIMS. Dillard and Rockledge who own the second and third fastest times are nearly one second slower than MNW. The top five teams all ran 47 seconds or better. Check out the top 500 girls 4x100m relays for the 2016 season.
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!
Team USA ran the fastest 4x400m relay time in the prelims, a world junior leading 3:23.73, and didn't disappoint as the favorites headed into the final day of competition at the 2014 IAAF World Junior Championships. Shamier Little led off for the Americans with Olivia Baker second and University of Miami freshman and former Dillard star Shakima Wimbley getting the baton as the third leg. Kendall Baisden brought it home for the foursome, in 3:30.42, an improvement on their world junior leading time set the day before.
A typical day for most high school students can be stressful. Before she graduated, a day in the life of Jamika Glades involved going to school, doing homework and attending track practices. She managed to get good grades and achieved great success on the track. On top of it all, she has a baby boy to take care of.
It was a great 2011-2012 in both cross country and track across the Sunshine State. Many of our seniors will soon be on their way to start their college careers both athletically and academically so we wanted to salute them one more time in this special feature.