Bloomfied (CT) High School kicked some of the nation's top indoor 4x400 squads at the Yale Track Classic
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New England and New York teams gathered over the Holiday Break to put together a plethora of state and nation best performances.
Below are the current state leading girls indoor performances in the state of Connecticut as of December 17th.
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The CIAC Class S meet on Thursday was one to remember. Derby boys repeated as state champions and Bloomfield girls won their 11th straight.
CT Milesplit has compiled potential State Open scorers based on season best times.
In the last class meet of the week, Bloomfield girls and Derby boys came away with Class L titles.
Check out the current top 50 state indoor track & field event rankings in Connecticut as of January 3rd.
Vote below on who was the top individual boys performer at the 2017 Connecticut State Open this past Monday. Poll closes at 9 PM ET on Monday.
National qualifying performances expected at Danbury Dream Invite this Friday night.
Athletes shine at O'Grady Relays on Friday and Saturday.
Several CT teams competed at the New York Relays and they came away with several wins and one new state record.
Bloomfield competes in the Bullis Bulldog Invitational in Maryland.
Check out the final indoor rankings for the 2017 season in the girls relay events in the state of Connecticut.
Connecticut athletes continued to impress at the New England Championships in Boston.
Connecticut indoor track and field found its home at Floyd Little Athletic Center in New Haven when the facility opened in 2003. Check out the top 10 boys field event performances over the past 15 years. (Girls field events and relays will follow.)
Many Connecticut teams made the trip down to the New York Armory to compete in the North Shore Pre Nationals Invitational.
Few State Open meets have such large blowouts for the team titles. Read on to find how the Open was won and the individuals who shined in the biggest meet of the year in Connecticut.
Blloomfield takes their 8th straight Class S win, while Immaculate boys win their first. Palmer and Jones set meet records.
The New Balance Indoor National Championships start Friday morning at the Armory in New York. MileSplit New England will follow the accomplishments of all the athletes from the region and post updates as they become available.
A bit of gamesmanship is underway by the coaches of prominent teams in New England. The meet rules for the New England Championships state that an athlete can only be entered in four events including relays, and several coaches have their top tier athletes slated for the maximum allowable amount. The fact that an athlete can even qualify in four events is a testament to their tremendous talent, but the likelyhood that it will actually happen is slim.
Precious Holmes of Hillhouse High School absolutely scorched the field and crushed the meet record with a US#1 time of 1:31.23. The old record was 1:35.06 set back in 2008 by Annelies Gamble of Amity High School, and Holmes was previously ranked US#1 when she ran 1:32.61 at the SCC Coaches Invitational last month. Holmes set another meet record when she crossed the line in the 300m. Her 38.56 surpassed the 1996 record of 39.17 set by Shayla Wallace of Northwest Catholic. Holmes’ 300m time is currently US#2.
Northwest Catholic boys head coach Pat Williamson darted back and forth between the scorer's table and his team, wanting to deliver good news. His team was in the lead, but knew they could be caught. (via Courant.com)
Bloomfield boys indoor track and field coach Garfield White doesn't like taking anybody from the sport they love.That's not his job. But the championship winning track coach does make sure to remind those athletes of one thing......(via Courant.com)
The DMR was king on Friday with eight teams entering the US top ten. The Tatnall (DE) girls posted a US#2 time of 11:44.02 to lead a very talented field of challengers, and the Marshfield boys are now US#1 with their winning time of 10:17.40.
Defending State Open and Class S champion in the 300 meters. … Ran 40.85 in the 300 meters as a junior after running track for just two seasons. … Ran anchor leg for Bloomfield's State Open winning 4x400 relay team last season. Team also earned All-America status after finishing fourth at Nationals, where it set a Connecticut record. (via Courant.com)
After back-to-back second place finishes in the Class S championship in indoor and outdoor track, Northwest Catholic feels it has the personnel and talent to bring home its first indoor track title. (via Hartford Courant)
See who conquered the elements and their fellow competitors at the 2011 New England Championships.
Several nationally ranked athletes are scheduled to compete, including the #2 and #4 400m runners in the country.
Photo by Patrick Bendzick