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As you sit down to mark out the next four years and beyond of your track and field career, here are three top tips from just a few of Florida's fastest seniors. They were in your shoes, they know what it takes.
On Saturday, many of the all-star seniors of the state of Florida will line up on the Holloway Park course. This race will mark the end of their high school cross country seasons for some, and others will use this race as a tune up before Footlocker and NXR next week.
Andy Warrener recaps the 2018 Charles Johnson Jr. Invitational.
Andy Warrener recaps the 2017 Steinbrenner Invitational.
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.
Every track fan loves a good rivalry. Problem is, with just four short years in high school, rivalries rise and fall as quickly as prep athletes graduate and move on. In Tampa, there's a rivalry brewing that could stick this year and the next three years beyond. Enter Gaither freshman LaSarah Hargrove and Armwood freshman Ani Wells.
Gaither's Samson Moore became the second person in the country to dip under 37 seconds for the 300m hurdles when he clocked a US#2 36.96 at the USF/Steinbrenner Invitational. Watch the race and check out over 100 race videos and interviews from the meet.
Three years from now, if all goes according to plan, University of South Florida freshman hurdler Paul Barrett will lace up his track spikes at the U.S. Olympic Trials, with a shot at competing in the 2016 Games in Rio de Janeiro. (via Tampa Bay Times)