Florida athletes wrote history this weekend at the 2019 FSU Relays. From school records, county records, meet records, to even state records it was a busy two days at the Mike Long track. Here are a few of the highlights from the weekend.
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We rank the best boys 4x800m relay performances in Florida for the 2018 season.
We recap all the day two action by Florida athletes at NBNO.
The Texas junior stayed on the Florida superstar Grant Holloway's shoulder in the semifinal.
North Florida and South Florida collided as Lincoln and Northwestern battled in the boys 4x800m relay and came out with the top two times in the country, 7:47.23 and 7:43.37.
We take a look at which girls and boys teams have the best sprint squads.
The Lincoln sophomore details her journey back to health and the signs she would have seen earlier.
Ally Woodard recaps the 2018 Chiles Track & Field Relays.
We take a look at the top returning girls teams in 3A.
We take a look at the top returning boys teams in 3A.
Scroll through our slideshow to see some of our favorite pictures from the meet.
Lincoln freshman Galen Johnson swept the sprints at the Galleria Games.
The Chiles girls and boys cross country teams fell just shy of state titles in 2016. The Timberwolves will begin their 2017 quest at the Cougar XC Challenge at Elinor Klapp-Phipps Park in Tallahassee.
We take a look at the individual and team battles for the 3A championship.
Blaine Thomas recaps a very competitive 3A Region 1 Championship
At only 4'10" Lincoln's Alyson Churchill doesn't let her size deter her. Churchill is only a freshman and on pace to add track titles to her 2016 Cross Country Finals state championship.
Lincoln freshman Alyson Churchill won the 2017 FSU Relays 3,200m in a US#1 time of 10:23.81.
The Lincoln girls were on fire in 2016 setting meet records in both the the 4x100 and 4x200m relays.
The 2017 Chiles Freshman-Sophomore Championships gave the young talent in and around Tallahassee a chance to run against their peers. As Blaine Thomas tells us age is just a number. The fact that some of these athletes can compete with athletes two or three years older is nothing out of the ordinary.
It was a day of a US #2 mark, 11 broken meet records, and it concluded with a throwers candy bar 4x100 relay race. The word thrilling doesn't do justice when referring to the 17th Annual Chiles Track and Field Championships, which was held at Chiles High School in Tallahassee, FL.
Chris Tucker was on-site as part of our coverage team at the 2017 Chiles Track & Field Championship s and captured just shy of 1,500 photos of all the events.
If you want photos from the 2016 Cross Country Finals we have you covered with over SIX THOUSAND from three different photographers. Cedric Gillette was on-site and captured over TWO THOUSAND including this image from the girl's 3A race that pitted two of the top freshman in the state in Lincoln's Alyson Churchill and Valerie Lastra of Mater Academy Charter. Churchill won the race in a new personal best of 17:55.22.
Lincoln freshman Alyson Churchill continued her fantastic season by winning her first district championship at the 3A-3 meet in Tallahassee. Churchill's time of 18:28.87 was more than a minute and a half faster than her nearest competitor. Matthew Cashin of Leon won the boys race while Chiles swept both team trophies. Chris Tucker was on-site and snapped over 400 photos of all the action.
Lincoln freshman Alyson Churchill came through the 1 mile mark at in 5:19 and managed to run the second fastest time of her career 18:06.70 to hold of senior Amanda Beach of MCC and win the largest race in her high school career, Pre-State.
For years, cross country athletes have had to listen to their coaches go on and on about slowing down in the warm-up or not racing in practice. They use famous quotes like "there are no 1 mile champions in a 5k race" or "you can't win anything by being first in the warmups." Well times are changing!
Lincoln freshman Alyson Churchill just began her high school career in cross country and has already become a spotlight runner. Starting her season at the Miller Landing Madness Alyson placed 10th with a time of 19:20. Just a week later Alyson ran 18:46 to win the Cougar XC Challenge. She is not new to running though. Alyson has run very well in the past including winning both the 3000m at the FLYRA Panhandle Regional Middle School Qualifier and 1600m at the Leon County Middle School Championships. We caught up with Alyson to talk summer training, transitioning to high school, the 2016 season, and much more.
Lincoln high school freshman Alyson Churchill is quickly making a household name for her after winning her second straight cross country race the Cougar XC Challenge in Tallahassee. Chris Tucker was on-site and snapped this photo of her in action and just shy of 600 for the days' events.
Collier, wasn't the only Florida athlete competing in Clovis, California and the USATF Junior Championships. See how the rest of Florida's best fared on day one!
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.
Which female athlete/team do you think had the best week six performance? Vote in our poll below and let us know! Note: Voting closes Friday at 11:59 p.m. and winners will be announced in next week's poll.
Jeremy Danzie was on-site and captured over 750 photos of the day one action from the 2016 FSU Relays including this one of the Lincoln girls relay team!
The Lincoln girls 4x100m relay (pictured along with members of the 4x4 and coaches) clocked the state's best time of 47.16 at Saturday's Jesse Forbes High School Invitational. Check out the states leaders in every event!
Lincoln senior Tamani Wilson, one of the top 400m runners in the state as well as the nation with a personal best of 54.17 has committed to Ohio State University. We caught up with her to talk about the decision.
Who ended the year in the top spot? Find out in our top 25 final rankings for girls relay events.
Who ended the year in the top spot? Find out in our top 25 final rankings for boys relay events.
The 3A state finals look to be action packed with a star studded field in every event. Ricky Quintana give us an inside look at all the action.
The question for the ladies of MNW isn't if they will win, but by how much. A totally different story on the boy's side with a handful of teams in the mix for a title. See how our 3A virtual meet has it all playing out!
3A Region 1 was action packed in every event from the track and in the field. Brian Miller has a complete recap of the meet.
We go all access as the Lincoln Trojans prepared for the district championships. Coach Poole's squad incorporates weight training and hill work early in the season. He says the hill work offering amazing benefits at the end.
There were 220 different colleges and universities represented at the Florida Relays. Not one of them were collectively as spectacular as the Miami Northwestern High School girls relay teams.
From the state capital of Florida, Tallahassee, the host of the FSU Relays to Austin, Texas the site of the Texas Relays, the Sunshine states' best were at it again! Check out all the highlights in our Sprint To The Finish.
Prior to the girls' 1600 invitational run, the math suggested Pine Crest needed a win or a combination of high results to pass Tallahassee Lincoln for the 36th annual FSU Relays team win on Saturday.
Check out over 1,000 photos from day one of the 2015 FSU Relays by Jeremy Danzie including this one of the Lincoln and South Fort Myers boys battling it out in the 4x100m relay. Also, take a look at the rest of our coverage including dozens of race videos and interviews!
The top runners in the state of Florida will be in Tallahassee this weekend for the 2015 FSU Relays. The two-day event will feature both high school and college competition.
The Lincoln boys have some serious talent in the sprints and hurdles. That speed was on display at the Panhandle Open. Jeremy Danzie was on-site and captured this photo of the Trojans relay team and over 1,000 others from all the action!
With sunny skies and temperatures hovering in the 70's there really isn't reason for indoor track in Florida. However, Tamani Wilson who will run this year for Lincoln High School, wanted to take advantage of out of state competition. Wilson made the trip to Birmingham, Alabama to take part in the BSC Icebreaker meet where she clocked a US#1 56.65. She says the meet was an opportunity to see whee she is at in her fall training.
Junior Jadzia Beasley and teammate Briana Huff aren't waiting around for the official outdoor season to begin. The Lincoln High School duo who run for the North Florida Speed Track club team have competed in three indoor meets in the last month and a half.
Brittany Jones finishes 3-2-1 in a fantastic sprint triple that included the national #2 200 and #1 400 marks. Jackie Areson moves herself up on the all-time list to #1 all-time in Florida at Mile/1600. Lincoln boys win! Pavielle James wins! These highlights and more!
Kelly Parrish sets the 3rd all-time fastest Florida mark in the Girls 3200 (converted from her two mile race today). Tiarra Swanagan earns second in the triple jump... and much more!