Monthly Archives: June 2010

>Sunday Evening Decathlete

>What did we learn this week at the USA Track and Field Championships? Chaunte Lowe is the new star.  An American Record win in the high jump (2.05), and then immediately following that she took second in the long jump.  … Continue reading

Posted in Sunday Evening Decathlete, USATF | Comments Off

>What to learn from the World Cup

>My brother is basically as into soccer…excuse me, football, as I am into track.  Athletics.  Whatever.  As he currently works from home rather than the office, and has some flexibility in his schedule, he’s in football nirvana this month.  While … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment

>Sunday Evening Decathlete

>Quite a few years ago, ABC used to have a few midweek NFL games late in the season. They called it “Monday Night Football: Special Thursday Edition”. Well, this is the special Monday edition. Which is OK, because this is … Continue reading

Posted in Sunday Evening Decathlete | 1 Comment

>Same Bat-Regionals

>If you recall the old cheesy 1960s Batman TV show, they used to leave every cliff-hanger reminding us to tune in next time at the “same Bat-time, same Bat-channel”.  We’ll have the same Bat-regionals next year as this.  The USTFCCCA … Continue reading

Posted in college track | Comments Off

>New Collegiate Conference Alignments

>After a lot of bluster about what might happen, this week it appears that the game of musical chairs among the various college conferences is done, at least for now. Nebraska moves to the Big 10 (12), Colorado and Utah … Continue reading

Posted in college track | Comments Off

>Sunday Evening Decathlete

>What did we learn this week? The big winner at the NCAA championships was Hayward Field. The meet broke the two-year-old attendance record with a four-day total of 45,847, capped by a standing-room-only final day crowd of 12,812. The place … Continue reading

Posted in Sunday Evening Decathlete | 1 Comment

>Sunday Evening Decathlete

>What did we learn this week? I don’t know anything.  I didn’t think the 5k American Record was going to be broken at the Diamond League meet in Oslo, and if it did I didn’t think Bernard Lagat had it … Continue reading

Posted in Sunday Evening Decathlete | Comments Off

>Ohio State meet: Throws

> This is the crowd for the throws alone–on a rainy day–and I couldn’t fit all of the spectators in the frame.

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off

>Ohio High School Championships

>So how often does a track meet cause a traffic jam? It does on every first Saturday in June here in Columbus. – Posted using BlogPress from my iPhone

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off

>Track on Old Sitcoms

>Tomorrow is the Bislett Games from Oslo, the third stop on the IAAF’s Diamond League tour.  Tape-delay coverage begins at 8:00 PM on Universal Sports, should you be fortunate enough to have that channel available to you. Right before the … Continue reading

Posted in Humor, Old-School Track, Track on TV | 1 Comment