Despite bad and wet weather for the second year in a row for the Florida State Outdoor Championship meets, one of the nation's very best states in high school track & field still managed to prove just why its consider that with outstanding performances being produced in match-ups to determine the state's champions for the 2014 outdoor season. The two most notable US #1 times to come out of Saturday's finals in Jacksonville included a 52.95 clocking in the girls 400 from St. Thomas Aquinas senior Kendall Ellis, while Sukhi Khosla of Leon ran one of the fastest times ever in his state's history at the 1600 meter distance in recording a new US #1 time of 4:05.96. Proceed to flrunners.com for more extensive coverage of this past weekend's Florida Outdoor T&F State Finals in Jacksonsville at the University of North Florida.
The Gayles twins have made names for themselves in their high school careers. As they both head off to Stanford this fall, they could not have asked for a much better send off.
Bolles girls win by a point over Hallandale, 66-65. Booker T. Washington rolled to a comfortable victory with 61 points to runner-up Florida State University School with 39.
The girls Class A team title was never in doubt. The Holy Trinity girls were heavy favorites coming in and their studs delivered. Westminster Academy edged First Academy 96.5 to 90 to take the team title.
Baseball hall-of-famer Yogi Bera famously once said: "It's déjà vu all over again." And that's exactly how athletes and coaches around the state are feeling today as they watch the weather forecast for this weekend.
Coverage central for the Florida State Outdoor Finals, which will be held on Friday (1A/2A) and Saturday (3A/4A) at the University of North Florida in Jacksonville. MileSplit will be on-site with coverage from our affiliate flrunners.com.