A Good Day (or two)

The scene played out like this. A 2013 NCAA D1 indoor conference meet. Women’s 55m Finals. Starting blocks were being adjusted. Practice starts being completed. What I witnessed next is something I hope I never see again while either officiating (as I was this particular day) or spectating a track and field event. A particular athlete set her blocks, assumed [...]

Our anchor leg  had to just hang on to the lead we had built and we would win this race and claim the top spot on the podium at the prestigious Drake Relays in Des Moines, Iowa. High School Boys 4 X 880y relay. Little Iowa farming community whooping up on the big Iowa schools. Crowd in excess of 20,000 [...]