Brianna Van Vleet wasted no time going big in the long jump, opening at 18-2.
Chloe Peterson has been part of an Elizabeth troupe of girls tearing up runways and straightaways this spring.
James Lee's 1:57.84 tops the current 4A Boys rankings in the 800, but it's only a second beneath last year's state cut. Look for 800 times to get faster as the season goes on. They always do.
Brock Murphy figures as one of the Lamar legion of throwers taking their turn in front of the home crowd on Saturday.
Dove Creek's Larissa Randolph is already well out in front of last year's minimum qualifying marks in both hurdle events.
Jason Lewis skims a hurdle en route to a very nice 38.95 winning effort.
Allison Mann tries out the self-basting technique en route to winning a scorching 3200 in 11:34.97
Time to ramp up the heat sheets for another weekend!
Ian Beckett is a solid triple jumper, but it's at the high jump that Beckett is most clearly jeopardizing a 1A record this spring.
Mia Coats' strong opener at the Boulder Snow has her currently atop the 5A Girls 200 meter rankings and just barely ahead of last year's minimum qualifier in the event.
Jacob Yates is out in front of the 2A fields in both the 110 and 300 meter hurdles, and both with times that would have easily qualified for State last year.
All four 3A girls shown at the front of Saturday's Banana Belt Classic 1600 ran well under last year's minimum state-qualifying time for the 1600.
Something I wrote in an article yesterday has spun up a lot of attention...
Kailey Fuchs wasn't exactly known for running 800s in high school, but she finished third at DII Indoor Nationals this past weekend in the 800.
Time for a semi-regular discussion of topics common to track and field conversation.
Madison Mooney threw down the gauntlet on the 800 season with a 2:13.21.
Palmer's Chantey Nelson went straight to the top of the 5A 400 meter rankings this past weekend.
Jequan Hogan plays peek-a-boo with his lead arm.
Elizabeth has many arrows in the quiver, Mason Anthony among them.
Berlin VanNess's mismatched socks and big day were two big reasons Buena Vista is on our radar screen after week one of competition.
Canon City's 43.96 4x100 won the weekend for that relay, and the Tigers showed well in the overall team scoring of the weekend as well.
Both CSCS and Elizabeth, here represented by Julia Ridgway and Ella Benkendorf, had solid first-weekend showings on the track.
Brie Oakley doubles up with a national title in the 2 mile.
Think of today as the beginning of the acceleration zone for this week's track and field action.
Donovan Williams wasted no time climbing to the top of the 5A Boys 200 meter rankings.
Mary Gillett reaches for the finish line, an instant before 57.76.
William Dixon didn't actually win an event, but he left a bunch of people in his wake just the same.
Jenna McCaffrey's strong 3200 helped push preseason favorite Niwot to the first win of the weekend in the 4A Girls season.
Long jumper Tyler Schwartz going 19-9 was one of the reasons Crowley County showed unexpectedly well in the debut version of winning the weekend.
Kallaway Wood squeezes a couple extra inches out of her long jump with aerodynamics and a convincing grimace.