Monthly Archives: April 2013

Efficiency

I do a lot with collegiate dual meets. I do rankings, schedules, records, all kinds of stuff. It’s not necessarily that I think they’re the best form of college track competition–meets like Penn and Drake and conference and national championships … Continue reading

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Women’s All-Dual Meet Team

The final women’s collegiate dual-meet rankings will be released tomorrow. Ahead of that announcement, I chose my first ever All-Dual Meet Team. These are all athletes who competed in dual meets, and specifically in the events for which they were … Continue reading

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I’m Still Here

I’ve not given up this gig, I’m just very busy. I’m now regularly contributing to two other outlets, the Daily Relay and Track and Field News, plus guest spots here and there. This in addition to announcing two or three … Continue reading

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The Weekend’s Best Matchups

If you’re looking for my weekly preview, it’s at my new project, the Daily Relay. Check it out, there’s a lot going on this weekend.

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New Website: The Daily Relay

You might wonder what happened to my weekly college awards writeup. The answer is that they’re somewhere else: a new website project called The Daily Relay. It’s a cooperative effort between several bloggers. Besides me, there’s Kevin Sully from The … Continue reading

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Senseless

Carrie crossed the finish line at 4:08:48. The first explosion happened with 4:09:44 on the clock. By then, she was already through the finish area and had met with George, her high school coach from some 25 years ago. She … Continue reading

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Hope and Rain

Spring is a heart full of hope and a shoe full of rain. –unknown Yesterday I was the PA announcer for the Bowling Green versus Toledo women’s track meet. Toledo finished fifth out of the twelve teams at this year’s … Continue reading

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The Weekend’s Best Matchups

Shalane Flanagan vs history Boston Marathon Monday, 9:32am ET No American, man or woman, has won the Boston Marathon since 1985. Much has changed since then, and at times the probability of ever having a US winner appeared to round … Continue reading

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Interview with Brooke Pleger

Earlier today I sat down with Bowling Green’s Brooke Pleger, who has burst onto the national scene in the hammer throw. Currently ranked second in the NCAA, she’s had a meteoric rise. Her yearly progression: 2010 High School 47.24m / … Continue reading

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Weekly College Awards

There was a lot of action over the weekend. Let’s get to it! Men Team of the Week: Oregon Ducks The Ducks won their own Pepsi Team Invitational over Texas A&M, Washington and Washington State. Depending on your system, the … Continue reading

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