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D1 Recap: Top Seeds Don't Disappoint Mike Miller May 28, 2012

Dominance. How can one school with different coaches produce two dominating performances on the same day at the same meet? Perhaps it was a fluke coincidence. Perhaps it was something in the water. Or, perhaps it's the tradition of track and field at a school with three Hall of Fame Coaches and dozens of state meet trophies in the trophy case. That school is Newton North. And to the surprise of virtually nobody at Durfee High School on Sunday, that double was performed by Jim Blackburn's Tigers (64) and Joe Tranchita's Lady Tigers (95.5). Acton-Boxboro, meanwhile, took runner-up in both meets (55 for the boys, 62 the girls), with Lincoln-Sudbury (45 boys, 56 girls) taking 3rd in both as well.

Boston Globe Girls' Indoor Track All-Scholastics Apr 1, 2012

The Boston Globe has selected the annual Indoor Track & Field All Scholastics team.  Read about the accomplishments of both the athletes and coaches from this past winter season.                                                     (via www.boston.com)

New England Championships: Girls Preview Feb 29, 2012

A bit of gamesmanship is underway by the coaches of prominent teams in New England. The meet rules for the New England Championships state that an athlete can only be entered in four events including relays, and several coaches have their top tier athletes slated for the maximum allowable amount. The fact that an athlete can even qualify in four events is a testament to their tremendous talent, but the likelyhood that it will actually happen is slim.

Boxer Vanessa Clerveaux hurdles into history Feb 27, 2012

Brockton’s Vanessa Clerveaux stood on the victory stand and looked a bit surprised as the Reggie Lewis Center crowd gave her a thunderous ovation at yesterday’s 27th All-State Championships. Clerveaux may have been taken off guard, but the show of affection was sincere and well deserved.... (via Boston Herald)

After thirteen events......it's a tie? Feb 26, 2012

Based on the performance list entering the meet, the Newton North boys were projected to score 24 points.  Even further down the list, Mansfield was projected to only score 14 points.  Both should have finished mid-pack if the performance list had any significant impact on the outcome of the championship.  Thankfully for both teams, seed times mean little.

MIAA All-State Indoor Championships Preview Feb 23, 2012

Every event in a state championship provides excitement and drama, but this year the relays may decide the team title. But don't expect to see the same line-ups from last week. Some additional fresh legs --courtesy of athletes that did not qualify in an individual event-- may help the common man become the hero. We watched it happen on Sunday at the Division 1 Championships, and those same teams remain in the hunt this week.

Brockton’s Clerveaux rules again at Div. 1 Meet Feb 20, 2012

Brockton’s Vanessa Clerveaux was spectacular on Sunday at the Div. 1 Track & Field meet at the Reggie Lewis Center in Boston. The senior dominated the field in the 55-meter hurdles en route to her third consecutive meet title with a time of 8.05 seconds. (via http://www.enterprisenews.com)

MSTCA Division 1 Relays Highlights Jan 21, 2012

It was a record breaking day as the Newton North girls took home the team title and set three meet records in the process.   The Tigers surpassed the previous best marks in the 4x50 Yard Relay (24.52), the 4x50 Yard Hurdles Relay (29.11), and the Long Jump (49’4.25).  Carla Forbes was a major part of the dash relay and long jump relay; in addition to anchoring the winning 4x400m relay.