Coaches - here's a wonderful Fundraising opportunity for your Track & Field / Cross Country program or for your summer club: 2014 Dallas Corporate Team 5K Championship held at Carrollton's McKinnish Park on Saturday, June 14th.
1. 20% donation to participating TTFCA member coaches' programs for every 4-person team that registers for our event from their runners/parents.
2. Four $500 college scholarships (2 men & 2 women each) for the two top men and womens high school track/ cross country runners in our event.
[The current flier is designed for the corporate world, but school and club athletes are welcome as stated in numbers 1 & 2 above.]
70TH WEST TEXAS RELAYS: History-making Gonzales has day to remember - full story
Pictures of the Frenship Track & Field team in action!
Pictures forwarded by Coach Shortes
UIL Clarification on NFHS Re: Filming and Viewing Film with an Athlete
The dialogue has been printed with her permission.]
Canyon Invitational - February 28-March 1
First-Ever UIL-Sponsored Wheelchair Races in the Panhandle - Shot Put, Too!
Pictures forwarded by Canyon Head Coach Ray Baca
Richards-Ross Inducted into Texas Sports Hall of Fame - full story
February 27-March 2
Arkansas Men, Florida Women Capture SEC Titles - full story Blaine Listach, Waco Meyer High School, goes 7-0 in the high jump at the Midway Relays in Waco
West Texas A&M Capture Men's & Women's Lone Star titles - full story
Midland High School Claims Team Title at Tall City Invitational - full story Machen, Berryhill put on quite a vaulting show - full story
TTFCA.com Web Poll Results: Would you be in favor of Texas high schools adopting the javelin as a scored event? Turbo-Javs or Rubber-Tipped Javs may be used for safey's sake. With 310 votes: 53% Yes (165) vs. 47% No (145)
Summer Creek Wins Boys Crown at Sam Mosely Relays - full story Claire Uke (Dallas Ursuline; Rice University) and Belle MacFarland (Dallas Ursuline; Rice University) win individual titles at C-USA Indoors - full story SMU Women Take American Athletic Title- full story University of Texas Women Claim Big 12 Title - full story
This year's Co-Honorary Meet Referee for the 50th Anniversary of the Jesuit-Sheaner Relays is Robert Gonzalez of Falfurrias HS. 47 years ago, he ran a remarkable 4:08.40 mile before embarking on an excellent collegiate career.
SUBJECT: Wheelchair Division Track & Field
An amendment to the University Interscholastic League Constitution and Contest Rules passed by the Legislative Council in October 2013 will add wheelchair competition events as a Pilot Program to the 2014 Track and Field State Meet.
Please click on attachment for information including guidelines, eligibility, FAQs, etc.
Sharyland's Cervantes shines at McAllen ISD Invitational - full story
Brittany Wallace and Brian Barraza (U of Houston) both set school records at the Tyson Invitational - Wallace recorded a 53.25 400 and Barraza 14:23.29 5000m
Four School Records Fall in WT's Strong Performance at the Adams State NCAA Qualifier - full story Haley Teel of Gregory-Portland wins the shot and disc at the CCISD Relays in outstanding early-season fashion: 49' 6" and 150' 5" respectively
Texas Tech's Cierra White's 23.43 200 moves her atop the Big 12 and into the Top 10 nationally; it's also Tech's 2nd fastest-ever 200 time
Baylor's Felix Obi shattered his own triple jump record set 3 weeks ago by soaring 53' 11.25" at the Tyson Invitational
Rachel Johnson (Baylor) broke a 23-year old record in the 3,000 by running 9:08.36, breaking the old mark of 9:13.66 by Natalie Nalepa
Mariah Kelly (Baylor) set a new mile standard with a time of 4:41.38
Desiree Freier (Justin NW) and Zoe McKinley capture 1st and 3rd respectively at the Millrose Games - Jr Girls Pole Vault - 14' and 12' 8" -- video of Freier's 14' clearance
Baylor's new facility will be called the Clyde Hart Track & Field Stadium and will be ready by Spring, 2015
Crouser named USTFCCCA Athlete of the Week (Petrillose honorable mention) - full story Texas Tech's Student-Athlete Spotlight: Kole Weldon - full story SEC Athlete of the Week honors for Brea Garrett and Deon Lendore (Feb. 11, 2014) - full story
February 7-8, 2014
Brea Garrett Smashes Weight-Throw Record - #10 All-Time - full story (Wooten soars to #2 vaulter in A&M women's history at 13-04.50)
Baylor's Hunter Brook "established a school record of 5,154 points (indoor heptathlon) to take the title" at the A&M Invitational
Moreu Breaks WT and Lone Star Conference Indoor Mile Records in Boston - full story Weldon Breaks School Records in Albuquerque - full story
January 31-February 1, 2014
A&M's Lendore, Women's 4x4 produce World-Leading Times - full story Becky Wade (Ursuline Academy; Rice University) signs with Asics - full story Coach development series for high-school track coaches through February, March and April held at the University of Oklahoma featuring Dan Pfaff, Boo Schexnayder, Derek Evely - brochure reGYMS - THE reBAR System for Dynamic Lifts and Rapid Bar Training - website (Demonstrator at 2014 TTFCA clinic) Cameron Burrell Makes It Into The Record Books - 6.55 60-meter dash - full story JaCorian Duffield breaks 30-year old Tech record - full story Prezel Hardy, Jr. breaks A&M school record in 60, claims sprint double - full story
In her first collegiate meet, freshman Annie Rhodes of Baylor set the school record in the pole vault with a jump of 13-2.5 [4.03m].
Desiree Freier of Justin NW clears 13-07 to set the Arkansas HS Indoor mark - video
Desiree Freier and Zoe McKinley have been invited to participate in the first-ever girls' high school competition at the 107th Millrose Games on February 15th, 2014
OUTSTANDING PERFORMERS OF THE TX A&M INDOOR HIGH SCHOOL MEET
Girls: Alexis Duncan, Running Tigers (DeSoto, Tx), won 60 hurdles in meet record (8.51)
Boys: Austen Dalquist, Ft. Worth Select TC (Keller, TX), won 2 Mile (9:25.90) and Mile (4:17.81)
BOYS TRACK PERFORMER
Isaiah Johnson, unattached (Bryan Rudder HS), won 60m hurdles (8.12)
BOYS FIELD EVENT PERFORMER
Felipe Valencia, unattached (La Joya Palmview HS), won Shot Put (63-6), set meet record
GIRLS TRACK PERFORMER
Jarra Owens, Texas Hurricanes YTC (Ft. Bend Bush HS), won 400 meters, set meet record (55.19)
GIRLS FIELD EVENT PERFORMER
Meia Gordon, unattached (Cypress Creek HS), won Shot Put, set meet record (44-3 ¼)
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Natalie Rathjen named Gatorade Texas XC Runner of The Year - press release Kally Long wins the HS Elite Girls at 13' and Desiree Freier takes 2nd, also at 13' Noah Gilfillan wins the HS Elite Boys at 17' 1" Don Isett (age 70+ Masters) wins at 10'
Congratulations to Kaitlin Petrillose (University of Texas) for her PR of 14-09.00 at the Expo Explosion V in Belton, December 28th, 2013
Litvinski Named Angelo State Track & Field Assistant Coach - full story Regents Approve Phase II of Track Complex at Baylor - full story UTPA, UTB athletics see uncertainty in future merger - full story James Barr Honored by USATF as Meet Director of the Year - full story 2014 American Track League - Inaugural Season w/ 2 meets in Texas! - website Results from Texas A&M's Reveille Meet - December 7, 2013 McMurry joins Lone Star Conference as affiliate member in Track & Field - full story
REPORT OF THE UNIVERSITY INTERSCHOLASTIC LEAGUE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL - October 21, 2013
Congratulations: 2013 Texas’ first time Girls decathletes Tarah Aliceacosta of Langhem Creek HS Class of 2014 finish 4th place at Great SW Classic June 4-5 2013 and Freshman Lauren Smith of Fredrickburger HS finishing 7th place at Great SW Classic June 4-5 2013
Daniella Murchison is honored by the City Of Port Isabel with a Proclamation for her 2013 Outstanding Achievements in Track and Field
Tom Tellez to be Inducted into Southwest Conference Hall of Fame - full story ACU: "Track and field welcomes back Cory and Angie Aguilar as pole vault coaches" - full story Tarleton State Adds Indoor Track & Field - full story