Mile News Tagged High School

Prep stars Hannah and Haley Meier reflect on ‘once in a lifetime’ race at U.S. Olympic Trials

July 02, 2012

By Jared Purcell, Michigan Live

By this point, Grosse Pointe South twins Hannah and Haley Meier are so used to racing on big stages and in the spotlight that nothing can catch them off guard.

Well, almost nothing.

On Friday, the twins participated in the Nike Elite 1-Mile high school race...

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2012 U.S. Prep Milers Produce Greater Depth

June 21, 2012

Outdoor season continues U.S. trend of more top end Mile performances
By Bring Back the Mile

American prep Milers have had another banner year across the country as evidenced by the ESPN / Dyestat's Elite Rankings, which go back to 1999, and these rankings reveal for 2012:

  • GIRLS: four who...
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Bile, Burcham and Margey break through

June 17, 2012

By Doug Binder, ESPN / Dyestat

GREENSBORO, N.C. -- All three of them had built stellar resumes, made numerous appearances in big national races, and produced a lot of near-misses.

But Ahmed Bile (Annandale, Va.), Jacob Burcham (Ona, W.V.) and Kelsey Margey (Long Island, N.Y.) all became...

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Prep track: Elite Davis runners work to stay motivated

April 16, 2012

Among the nation’s fastest, they are their own top challengers

By Kyle Goon, The Salt Lake Tribune

KAYSVILLE, Utah - For Brad Nye, five seconds is a world of difference.

A 4:08 mile might not sound much faster than a 4:13 mile. But measured in how much harder his heart pounds, how much more...

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Prep Zone: Northwest School State Champ Maddie Meyers

April 07, 2012

By KING 5 Sports

In the Prep Zone this week, Andrea Nakano reports on Maddie Meyers, a senior at Northwest School where she is a 12-time state champion in cross country and track and field.

Maddie also competes around the country and beyond, running in California, New York and France. In...

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