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6 days ago Change Needed: Moving the 3200 for the State Series
Illinois uses more of the USATF order with the 3200 and 1600 basically switched so they are in th...
9 days ago Change Needed: Moving the 3200 for the State Series
@Hays I had an athlete that had a heat episode two years ago during XC. It was really bad. Ca...
10 days ago Change Needed: Moving the 3200 for the State Series
I'm not for "babying" or coddling athletes either. However, if you had seen an athlete suffer ...
13 days ago Feast or famine in girls distance running
IF we start later with all the travel that 5 classes has caused when are people getting home. Do ...
14 days ago Feast or famine in girls distance running
3200's need to be first for the state series and then if you want them to be under the lights on ...
19 days ago Event no-show regulation
Got it. thanks. Just making sure it wasn't super alleys. We have had it at the last three b...
20 days ago Event no-show regulation
So where is the break on this double waterfall for these distance events. As soon as they are ...
27 days ago XC Assistant Needed
Looking for a Boys XC Assistant Coach at Fort Zumwalt West in O'Fallon, MO. Coaches if you hav...
2 months ago 2018 Arcadia Invitational Missouri Entries???
@JeffreyHindman I can't even comment on how silly the Arcadia decision is especially with the...
3 months ago PV Starting Heights
I feel your pain coach. Early in the season I try to be flexible, but typically the PV coaches wa...
3 months ago Jordan Mann Pro Pacer
Did anyone else see him pacing the pro meet this weekend. I looked up his profile. I didn't...
5 months ago What is the toughest individual event on the track?
Essentially a 2 mile with barriers. That may take the cake for the college events. It has receive...
5 months ago What is the toughest individual event on the track?
If we were saying collegiate/professional 400mh, then I might say that is on par with the 800, bu...
6 months ago Indoor Open meets for 2017-18
SEMO, KU, K-State, MO. Southern all typically have meets each year. Info should be available s...
8 months ago Heat Concerns
Since it's near impossible to reschedule an XC meet, then the meet managers need to be flexible w...
8 months ago Workouts Outside Formal Practice Time
I've had many of the same issues. Band and XC works well unless they are Varsity, then somethi...
9 months ago Courntey Frerichs!!
This is HUGE! I hope this gets the attention it deserves on these boards and this site. The ra...
12 months ago When did Hindman run the 3200 after the weather delay?
I think I've said this every year. Why not broadcast the live feed over the stadium and have t...
1 year ago When did Hindman run the 3200 after the weather delay?
Thought the weather was near perfect as you can get this time of year. Plenty cool enough and ver...
1 year ago Class 5 Girls 1600
In general I think the meet was handled as well as could be in difficult conditions, but the mile...
1 year ago Flooding and Districts
What about some of the conference meets this weekend? Will they be moved, reschedule, or just ...
1 year ago Performance of the week #6
Saw both, in a slight edge miller because of age and against probably the best all around distanc...
1 year ago 800 meter strategy, thoughts?
Depending on a kids 400m speed, I was taught and typically use about 2.5 s or so, so 58.x and 60....
1 year ago Best returning boys 4 x 800 teams
I for one like these type of previews and appreciate the hard work that goes into it. There ar...
1 year ago 4x200
Lol. For sure that group you were around was insanely good and I'm sure a joy to watch. Glad t...
1 year ago 4x200
I dont' know if the point about adding events is about getting to the next level. Most kids o...
1 year ago 4x200
In fairness I think the addition of a DMR or 5k is a good idea. With his addition of a DMR tha...
1 year ago Censorship by MO Milesplit - Mizzou is Untouchable???
Just my two cents as an alum of the school and the program who was coached by Tash (Natasha) and ...
1 year ago Para-Athletes????
jcunningham@fz.k12.mo.us Chris McCoy FOrt ZUmwalt WEst
1 year ago SEMO All-Comers Meet: January 7th, 2017
It could be done. In state with SEMO, Mizzou, and Joplin (am I missing an obvious one?) at lea...
1 year ago Top Five Kicks
@bantazmo Man was Darwin Price a stud. Good call on Kenny Cushing. Watched him destroy pe...
1 year ago Pre-Season Rankings Question
Had to look it up to be sure. 18 total teams statewide sub 8:00 in 2012. That's awesome!
1 year ago Pre-Season Rankings Question
@Dizzy17 Can't wait to see those teams and others light it up in the 4 x 800. It's always a hi...
2 years ago State Predictions
@bantazmo The elevation of the Warrenton course can be misleading vs. it's difficulty IMO. ...
2 years ago Can't Believe there's no discussion of Brandon Miller
I've heard that he has played football in the past and basketball as well. If that is the case...
2 years ago Can't Believe there's no discussion of Brandon Miller
http://www.flotrack.org/article/44556-14-year-old-brandon-miller-runs-1-51-age-group-world-record...
2 years ago No New XC Topics but something to watch
We got to witness something historic last season with Lafayette and their XC and track run. Ho...
2 years ago State Qualifiers 3-5
Thanks so much again. Very helpful.
2 years ago State Meet New Venue Observations
Coaches, I coach a Class 5 team, but had a half day and wanted to check out State in its new v...
2 years ago musings on attending a class 4/5 district track meet
I think many people just want something better rather it's the amount of schools, super sectional...
2 years ago musings on attending a class 4/5 district track meet
Amen. It's hard enough finding officials now. Why have an extra week with more venues. J...
2 years ago musings on attending a class 4/5 district track meet
@seannunn Agreed with five classes a reality it's time for the district to go and make a sectiona...
2 years ago Sectional Qualifiers
@jtsimmons Absolutely awesome. Thanks.
2 years ago Class 5, Sectional 1 Girls 3200m Run
@Hays Great stats and great discussion generated. I would be for advancing the next placer...
2 years ago Class 5, Sectional 1 Girls 3200m Run
@griffin9222 Great question and I admit I dont' know the answer. I do know I can look at ...
2 years ago Class 5, Sectional 1 Girls 3200m Run
Agreed. I don't teach my kids to whine about it either. I tell them it's the system that is and y...
2 years ago Class 5, Sectional 1 Girls 3200m Run
@seannunn Right on, I'd be good with no Sectionals and AQ. Also, getting knocked out in a ...
2 years ago Class 5, Sectional 1 Girls 3200m Run
Nothing being said about the competition, sportsmanship, and the opportunities being in a bear of...
2 years ago In at DII Nats!
BIG CONGRATULATIONS to MO. S & T Miner Tyler Percy (Fort Zumwalt West H.S.) on nabbing the final ...
2 years ago Congratulations to Nicole Kallengerger - US#7 in Pole Vault
I would think he means since we are at Jeff City H.S. this year. Will the meet ever go back to Li...