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  • Coppin State triple jumper has gone from ACL surgery to an NCAA contender

    Coppin State triple jumper has gone from ACL surgery to an NCAA contender
    After she tore the anterior cruciate ligament in her left knee, doctors told Coppin State triple jumper Christina Epps that it wasn't likely she would ever be able to compete at the same level again. A little more than two years later, the fifth-year...
  • Gruver vaults past expectations for Franklin

    Franklin star pole vaulter Olivia Gruver likes her space prior to taking flight -- a place where she can keep to herself and focus. She will seek that solitude before the Class 3A state outdoor track and field championship at Morgan State on Friday, but...
  • PENN RELAYS: Peninsula, Bay Rivers results from Philadelphia

    PENN RELAYS:  Peninsula, Bay Rivers results from Philadelphia
    Saturday's highlights at the Penn Relays for Peninsula and Bay Rivers District schools: Phoebus won its heat of the boys 1,600-meter relay, while Warwick was second in its heat. Also, Denbigh's Darius Banks finished fourth in the boys long jump....
  • Franklin pole vaulter Olivia Gruver wins at Penn Relays

    Franklin pole vaulter Olivia Gruver won the high school girls pole vault championship Thursday at the Penn Relays. Gruver, an All-Metro first-team selection after the indoor track season, vaulted 12 feet, 3.5 inches. She said afterward that wind was a...
  • Thursday's multi-sport college and local roundup: HU women's 4x100 quartet qualifies for Penn Relays' Championship of America

    Colleges: Track and field: At the Penn Relays in Philadelphia, Hampton University’s women’s 4x100-meter relay finished eighth in qualifying at 45.43 seconds to earn a berth in Friday’s Championship of America race. Norfolk State was...
  • Matthew Centrowitz runs personal best at Diamond League meeting

    Matthew Centrowitz ran a personal-best in the 1,500-meter run at the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Monaco on Friday. The Broadneck graduate and 2012 Olympian finished ninth, running in three minutes, 31.09 seconds. The winner, Kenya's Silas Kiplagat,...
  • Daily Press boys track runner of the year: Lafayette's Derek Holdsworth

    Daily Press boys track runner of the year: Lafayette's Derek Holdsworth
    Derek Holdsworth laughed at the thought. "I really hate losing," the Lafayette star said. "When my coaches say 'Derek will challenge anybody at anything,' they're right. I like to see what my body can do." Said his coach, Mel Jones: "He'll race the...
  • Boys track and field All-Metro first team

    Boys track and field All-Metro first team
    Lawrence Cager Calvert Hall, junior * Cleared 6 feet, 8 inches in high jump for the second straight season * Won the Maryland Interscholastic Athletic Association championship meet after capturing the high jump indoors * Cager, who also played...
  • Girls track and field All-Metro first team

    Girls track and field All-Metro first team
    Danika Ani Francis Scott Key, senior * Finished third in state Class 2A shot put this spring * Shot put champion in Carroll County;, took second in Class 2A West Region * Was nearly perfect throughout the season in shot put and scored well in...
  • Daily Press All-Stars: Boys outdoor track and field

    All year, he had taken aim at 50 feet in the triple jump. He came close twice, but Aaron Worrell didn't reach his goal until the final meet of his senior year. Woodside's Worrell won the Group AAA indoor state championship with a jump of 49-7 1/2....
  • Century's Julian Woods named Gatorade Maryland Boys Track and Field Athlete of the Year

    Century's Julian Woods named Gatorade Maryland Boys Track and Field Athlete of the Year
    Century's Julian Woods was picked as the Gatorade Maryland Boys Track and Field Athlete of the Year on Thursday, according to a news release. Woods, a senior who made the All-Metro first team for indoor track and outdoor track and field this year,...