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Sandi Morris blog: Mind games Jul 18, 2014

  Greenville alumna and state pole vault record holder Sandi Morris has started a blog about the sport and life. The second blog post is inside.  Morris told scrunners she is hoping to add a post around once-a-month.   

Sandi Morris blog: Finding a passion Jul 15, 2014

Greenville alumna and state pole vault record holder Sandi Morris has started a blog about the sport and life. The first blog post is inside.  Morris told scrunners she is hoping to add a post around once-a-month. 

Greenville alumna Morris second in PV at USATF Championships Jun 28, 2014

Sandi Morris posted a final clearance of 4.55m/14-11 to finish in second place in the pole vault. Morris cleared the first three heights of the competition without a miss to secure a spot in the top two along with eventual winner and American record holder Jenn Suhr. 

Sandi Morris fourth at nationals in PV for Arkansas Jun 16, 2014

“We made our move today and we’re starting to take care of the final two days of competition,” said Head Coach Lance Harter. “Sandi Morris, Ariel Voskamp and Danielle Nowell scoring in pole vault....

Kemoy Campbell picked for 2nd place Nov 20, 2013

Kemoy Campbell picked for 2nd place at NCAA Div1 XC Championships; NCAA D1 South Central Regional November 15, 2013 in Waco, TX Men 10,000 Meter Run - Kemoy Campbell (University of Arkansas) 29:41.30 SB;  

Road To Moscow: Regina George Tony Jones Aug 8, 2013

Regina George is certainly one of the most talented track and field athletes to ever come out of Chicago even though a lot of pundits tried to disregard her achievements. George did not attend one of the luxury public league high schools such as Lane Tech or Whitney Young high schools to hone her skills.  Instead she competed and excelled as a “lone ranger” at Gordon Tech and St. Gregory high schools earning a ton of all-state honors Ms. George took some time to discuss her journey from Chicago to the University of Arkansas on to the 2012 London Olympic stage.  George returned for her senior year of college and had an outstanding season that netted her first NCAA championship when she anchored her mates to the 4x400m relay title.  She is now participating in the world championships.

Most successful NCAA coach ever about more than titles Andrew Maloney May 2, 2013

John McDonnell coached forty NCAA Championship teams in cross country, indoor track and outdoor track in thirty-six seasons at the University of Arkansas -- mentoring dozens of Olympians and hundreds of All-Americans during a career that is considered to be the most successful in any sport in American collegiate sports history. His biography was recently published by the University of Arkansas Press.  

Jamaican Athletes Alumni Report March 28 2013 - April 4th 2013 Noel Spencer Apr 5, 2013

March 28, 2013 - April 05, 2013   adidas Raleigh Relays March 29, 2013 through March 30, 2013 in Raleigh, NC   Men 100 Meter Dash - Taffawee Johnson (Saint Augustine's University) 10.53 SB; Taffawee Johnson (Saint Augustine's University) 10.58; 400 Meter Dash - Dennis Stephenson (American International College) 48.32 SB;   Arkansas Spring Invitational March 29, 2013 through March 30, 2013 in Fayetteville, AR   Men 200 Meter Dash - Tarik Batchelor (University of Arkansas) 22.03 SB; 400 Meter Dash - Dexter Mckenzie (University of Nebraska) 51.12 SB; Discus - Cannigia Raynor (Johnson County Community College) 153-10.75 SB; Hammer Throw - Cannigia Raynor (Johnson County Community College) 180-6.25 SB; Long Jump - Tarik Batchelor (University of Arkansas) 24-0.5 SB; Shot Put - Cannigia Raynor (Johnson County Community College) 42-9 SB;   Cal/Nevada Collegiate Championships March 29, 2013 through March 30, 2013 in San Diego, CA   Women 400 Meter Dash - Shanieka Thomas (San Diego State) 55.38 SB; Shanieka Thomas (San Diego State) 55.60; Long Jump - Shanieka Thomas (San Diego State) 19-4 SB;   Cowley Tiger Invitational March 30, 2013 in Arkansas City, KS   Men 400 Meter Dash - Wayne Northover (Cloud County Community College) 52.57 SB;   Monmouth Season Opener March 29, 2013 through March 30, 2013 in Long Branch, NJ   Men One Mile Run - Khari Bowen (Monmouth University) 4:21.32 SB;   OBU Bison Open March 30, 2013 in Shawnee, OK   Women 400 Meter Dash - Jura Levy (Oklahoma Baptist University) 55.95 SB;   Stanford Invitational March 29, 2013 through March 30, 2013 in Palo Alto, CA   Men 5,000 Meter Run - Kemoy Campbell (University of Arkansas) 13:32.82 SB; Leighton L. Spencer (Columbia University) 14:16.50 SB;   University of Maryland Invite March 30, 2013 in College Park, MD   Men 800 Meter Run - Giovani Mowatt (Howard University) 1:51.54 SB;   Virginia Invitational March 30, 2013 in Charlottesville, VA   Women Discus - Danniel Thomas (Kent State University) 172-3 SB; Shot Put - Danniel Thomas (Kent State University) 49-10.75 SB; Men 110 Meter Hurdles - Ackeem Smith (University of Maryland Eastern Shore) 14.44;   Wendy's/Pittsburg State Invitational March 30, 2013 in Pittsburgh, KS   Women 400 Meter Hurdles - Yanique Haye (Lincoln University of Missouri) 1:00.38 SB; 400 Meter Dash - Yanique Haye (Lincoln University of Missouri) 56.30 SB; Men 100 Meter Dash - Romel Lewis (Lincoln University of Missouri) 10.36 SB; 110 Meter Hurdles - Sabiel Anderson (Lincoln University of Missouri) 14.03 SB; 400 Meter Hurdles - Sabiel Anderson (Lincoln University of Missouri) 52.22 SB;   WSSU Collegiate Invitational March 29, 2013 through March 30, 2013 in Winston Salem, NC   Men 200 Meter Dash - Winston Brown (Johnson C. Smith University) 22.08; 400 Meter Dash - Winston Brown (Johnson C. Smith University) 48.73 SB;   Yellow Jacket Invitational March 29, 2013 through March 30, 2013 in Atlanta, GA   Women Long Jump - Jhanelle Mcleod (Georgia Tech) 19-3.5 SB; Triple Jump - Jhanelle Mcleod (Georgia Tech) 42-7.75 SB; Men Long Jump - Kamal Fuller (University of Alabama) 23-9 SB;  

National Coaches of the Year for DI Indoor Season Announced Todd Grasley Mar 14, 2013

The U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) announces the national award winners for 2013 NCAA Division I Indoor Track & Field season as chosen by the nation’s coaches. National-championship coaches Chris Bucknam of Arkansas and Oregon’s Robert Johnson were named National Coaches of the Year. Arkansas’ Travis Geopfert and Kansas’ Wayne Pate are the National Assistant Coaches of the Year. (via USTFCCCA)

LSU is Latest Women’s No. 1 in Division I; Arkansas Men Still No. 1 Todd Grasley Feb 12, 2013

For the third week in a row a new women’s team graces the top spot in the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) Division I National Team Computer Rankings, as LSU pounces into the top spot in the first edition of the polls to not include preseason data in its projections. The Arkansas men remain in the top spot. (via USTFCCCA)

Kansas Women Join Arkansas Men On Top of DI Rankings Todd Grasley Feb 7, 2013

The Kansas Jayhawks women’s team has flown past the Clemson Tigers into the No. 1 position for the first time in program history in Tuesday’s latest U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) National Team Computer Rankings, while the Arkansas men remain on top for the fourth straight week. (via USTFCCCA)

Greater Louisville Classic College Preview Press Release Sep 26, 2012

Louisville, KY- The Louisville Sports Commission (LSC) will host 115 colleges and universities from 24 states in the 11th Annual Greater Louisville Classic (GLC), which for the first time in the 11 year history should be the largest college meet contested in the United States in 2012.

Clearing the bar: Arkansas's Andrew Irvin Jonathan Grooms May 12, 2012

Andrew Irwin used to tag along at his sister Stephanie’s track practices for hours. Already a national champion pole vaulter, Andrew looks to continue to live up to his sister’s legacy at Arkansas. Poll: USTFCCCA Conference Championship Central (via )

Women's Track & Field: Gillespie Earns USTFCCCA Regional Honor Todd Grasley Mar 7, 2012

Kristen Gillespie, a member of the No. 2 University of Arkansas women's track and field team, added to her list of awards Monday with the release of region award winners by the U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA). Gillespie was selected as the 2012 South Central Region Track Athlete of the Year, as voted by the region-specific coaches. (via todaysthv.com)

SEC recognizes Tuach Feb 1, 2011

Dey Tuach had runner-up finishes in the 800 meters and with the distance-medley relay.

Live blog from indoor track Jan 14, 2011

Join Zach Lawson along with the new media team at the Randal Tyson Track Complex for the second meet of 2011.

Six recognized by the SEC Jul 21, 2010

A total of 43 freshmen student-athletes earned selection to the 2010 SEC Freshman Academic Honor Roll.

NCAA events awarded to Arkansas Jun 25, 2010

Arkansas will play host to the 2012 NCAA Women's Gymnastics Regional Championship and the 2013 NCAA Men's and Women's Indoor Track and Field Championships.

Butler wraps up at NCAAs Jun 10, 2010

Competition will resume at 11:30 a.m. CT Saturday for the Razorbacks with sophomore Tarik Batchelor in the long jump.

4x400M advances at NCAAs Jun 10, 2010

Competition will resume at 6 p.m. CT Friday for the Razorbacks with seniors Katie Stripling and Janice Keppler and sophomore Tina Sutej in the pole vault.

4x100M runs at NCAAs Jun 9, 2010

Competition will resume for the Razorbacks Thursday at 6:15 p.m. CT with Butler in the semifinals of the 200 meters.

18 set for NCAA prelims May 21, 2010

Men's track and field will be represented by 18 student-athletes in 13 events at the NCAA West prelim rounds.

16 going to NCAA prelims May 21, 2010

Women's track and field will be represented by 16 student-athletes in 11 events at the NCAA West prelim.

Ellingsen SEC runner-up May 16, 2010

The Razorbacks will compete next at the NCAA West preliminary rounds, May 27-29, in Austin, Texas.

Hogs look to defend SEC title May 13, 2010

The SEC Outdoor Championships will be held Thurs.-Sun., May 13-16, at Tom Black Track at LaPorte Stadium, in Knoxville, Tenn.

SEC recognizes Caleb Cross Apr 13, 2010

The Razorbacks will travel to Austin, Texas for a dual meet with the Texas Longhorns on Sat., April 17.

4x400M improves at McDonnell meet Apr 10, 2010

The Razorbacks will compete next when they travel to Austin, Texas for the Arkansas vs. Texas dual meet at Mike A. Myers Stadium on Sat., April 17.

Hogs win 4x800 at Texas Relays Apr 1, 2010

Events will resume at 9:30 a.m. on Friday for the Razorbacks with the prelims of the 4x100-meter relay and the 100-meter hurdles.

Five wins for women's track at UCF Mar 20, 2010

The Razorbacks will compete next at the Stanford Invitational, March 26-27, and the Razorback Spring Invitational, March 27 at John McDonnell Field.

Hauskey, Stripling McWhorter nominees Mar 19, 2010

The H. Boyd McWhorter Scholar-Athlete Post-Graduate Scholarship has been presented by the Southeastern Conference since 1986 to the league's top male and female scholar-athletes.

No. 8 Hogs host NCAA meet Mar 12, 2010

On Friday, multi-events start at 10 a.m., field events at 12 p.m. and running events at 4:55 p.m. On Saturday, multi-events start at 11 a.m., field events at 2 p.m. and running events at 6:15 p.m.

NCAA's best at Tyson Center Mar 12, 2010

The 2010 NCAA Indoor Championships are being held at the Randal Tyson Track Center, Fri.-Sat., March 12-13.

Hogs earn SEC honors Mar 9, 2010

The NCAA Championships will be held Fri.-Sat., March 12-13, at Fayetteville's Randal Tyson Track Center.

Hogs earn SEC awards Mar 9, 2010

The NCAA Championships will be held Fri.-Sat., March 12-13, at Fayetteville's Randal Tyson Track Center.

Documentary to debut Mar 9, 2010

John McDonnell The Greatest Coach Ever! will air five times in the next two weeks on AETN.

NCAA entries announced Mar 8, 2010

The NCAA Championships will be held Fri.-Sat., March 12-13, at Fayetteville's Randal Tyson Track Center.

Janice Keppler at Last Chance Mar 5, 2010

The accepted entries list for the NCAA Indoor Championships, held March 12-13 in Fayetteville, will be released Monday night.

Last Chance Friday Mar 5, 2010

Field events are set to begin at 12 p.m. with running events starting at 6 p.m.

Ulrey, Bucknam earn SEC accolades Mar 4, 2010

Arkansas won its 29th conference indoor team title, its 17th SEC indoor team title, its 94th conference team title overall (cross country, indoor and outdoor) and its 49th SEC team title overall (cross country, indoor and outdoor).

Regina George earns SEC award Mar 4, 2010

Regina George finished sixth in the 400 meters and ran the anchor leg on the winning 4x400-meter relay at the 2010 SEC Indoor Championships.

Orley seventh in SEC pentathlon Feb 26, 2010

After day one of competition, South Carolina leads the team race with 10 points, Alabama is second with eight points and Kentucky is third with six points.

SEC Indoors at the Tyson Center Feb 26, 2010

Events will be held Fri.-Sun., Feb. 26-28, 2010. Friday, multi-events will start 1 p.m. Saturday, field events are at 10 a.m., running events start at 1:30 p.m. and multi-events are at 2:10 p.m. Sunday, field events are at 10 a.m. and running events are at 12:35 p.m.

Men's track at No. 6 Feb 16, 2010

The Razorbacks will compete next when they host the 2010 SEC Indoor Championships, Feb. 26-28.

Women's track at No. 5 Feb 16, 2010

The Razorbacks will compete next when they host the 2010 SEC Indoor Championships, Feb. 26-28.

Tyson Invitational this weekend Feb 12, 2010

Friday night, the invitational running (60 meters, 800 meters, mile, 5,000 meters, 60-meter hurdles) and field (women's pole vault and long jump) events begin at 7 p.m.

Track hosts Tyson Invitational Feb 12, 2010

On Friday, running and field events will begin at 12 p.m. Friday night, the invitational running (60 meters, 800 meters, mile, 5,000 meters, 60-meter hurdles) and field (women's pole vault and long jump) events begin at 7 p.m.

Fall sport wallpapers Feb 7, 2010

Get your official 2009 computer wallpaper for the fall sports of soccer, volleyball and cross country from ArkansasRazorbacks.com and the New Media Office.

4x4 clocks world, NCAA leader Jan 23, 2010

Freshman Stephanie Brown, sophomore Tina Sutej and junior Shelise Williams recorded some of the best marks in the NCAA.

Hogs beat Texas, 88-81 Jan 16, 2010

The Razorbacks picked up eight individual wins and a title in the distance medley relay.

NCAAs, SECs highlight 2010 Dec 26, 2009

Women's track and field will begin the 2010 indoor slate with the hosting of the Arkansas Invitational, Jan. 8.

NCAAs, SECs highlight 2010 Dec 21, 2009

Men's track and field will begin the 2010 indoor slate with the hosting of the Arkansas Invitational, Jan. 8.

Allison, Walker set for NCAAs Nov 16, 2009

The 2009 NCAA Division I Cross Country Championships will be broadcast live on Versus Network and streamed online via NCAA.com.

Regionals next for men's cross Nov 13, 2009

The gun will go off at 10 a.m. for the men's 10K race, Sat., Nov. 14 at the Cottonwood Creek Golf Course in Waco, Texas.

NCAA Regionals Saturday Nov 13, 2009

The gun will go off at 11 a.m. for the women's 6K race, Sat., Nov. 14 at the Cottonwood Creek Golf Course in Waco, Texas.

Rockin' with the Razorbacks Friday Nov 5, 2009

The first "Rockin' with the Razorbacks" will be held Fri., Nov. 6, 6-9 p.m., at Center Court of the Northwest Arkansas Mall. The event will be held in conjunction with the Sat., Nov. 7 football game against South Carolina.

Men's cross at SECs Oct 29, 2009

The gun for the men's 8K race will go off at 10 a.m. Sat., Oct. 31 at the Ole Miss Golf Course in Oxford, Miss.

Women's cross at SECs Oct 29, 2009

The gun for the women's 6K race will go off at 11 a.m., Sat., Oct. 31 at the Ole Miss Golf Course in Oxford, Miss.

Ulrey concludes at World Championships Aug 17, 2009

Dorian Ulrey competed in the semifinals of the 1,500 meters and Veronica Campbell-Brown took fourth in the 100-meter finals on day three of competition at the 2009 IAAF World Championships.

Ulrey advances on day one in Berlin Aug 15, 2009

Dorian Ulrey and Tyson Gay qualified for the semifinals in their respective events, while Amy Yoder Begley finished sixth with a career-best time in the women's 10,000-meter final.

Borge joins women's track Aug 13, 2009

Martine Borge, a native of Bergen, Norway, will join the Razorbacks as a middle distance runner, specializing in the 400- and 800-meter races.

Geopfert guides Team USA Aug 12, 2009

Travis Geopfert recently served on the Team USA staff for the 2009 Thorpe Cup, a Team USA vs. Team Germany decathlon competition.

IAAF World Championships: Part 1 Aug 11, 2009

Some familiar faces with Arkansas ties will be competing in the sprints events, including current student-athlete Marek Niit (200 meters).

Blog from Berlin Aug 7, 2009

Dorian Ulrey, Alain Bailey and Christin Wurth-Thomas send updates from Europe as they travel to Berlin, Germany.

Rolando Greene honored Jul 30, 2009

Rolando Greene has been recognized for his years of service to collegiate track and field.

Campbell-Brown: one of the world's best Jul 14, 2009

As the 2009 season came to an end, academic awards piled up for the Arkansas Razorback women's track and field team.Campbell-Brown continues to be one of the world's top short sprinters.