For two days in 1921 the University of Chicago campus, considered to be one of the most picturesque in America, was front and center as the nation’s top collegiate track and field athletes gathered to compete in the NCAA national championship meet.
Lemke was pretty darn good at throwing the javelin and parlayed that talent into a long coaching career that will come to an end June 14 at the conclusion of the NCAA national track and field championship meet at Hayward Field in Eugene, Ore.
Thirty years on the job as coach of the Razorback women’s cross country and track programs have produced a bevy of highlights, titles and other accolades, including a Triple Crown as Arkansas swept the national indoor and outdoor championships in 2019 and added the national title in cross country just a few months later.
While Bowerman and Prefontaine’s places are secure for all time, less than an hour up the road from the campus in Eugene, where the Oregon legends left an indelible mark on the sport, the Oregon State women’s track and cross-country teams are making a name for themselves.
In the end, even the wind was no match for Renaldo Nehemiah.
The art of pole vaulting took Kaitlin Petrillose to distances far and wide. And to previously unseen heights.
It was the weekend of March 8th where a slew of institutional decisions were made that really put Ms. Heppel on high alert.
By David Coulson Executive Editor College Sports Journal PHILADELPHIA, PA. — For many sports fans, the only time they pay attention to track and field is every four years, during the Summer Olympics. If you live in the Philly area, like I do, that arc may be reduced to a yearly occurrence as […]