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Simplot Friday Track Events Recap Kyle Perry Feb 16, 2013

  Friday’s events saw a lot of great competition. With finals in a few of the field events and more prelims in most other events, here we will break down which Utah athletes moved on to the finals.  

Simplot Updates (Complete) Alan Versaw Feb 15, 2013

At midway through the day on Friday's preliminaries, the Colorado contingent is already making a nice showing at the 35th annual edition of the Simplot Games.

Best Utah Distance Runners ever? Brad Nye, Luke Puskedra and… Ryan Waite Feb 15, 2013

Who is the best distance runner in the history of the state of Utah? If you look at the record books, Brad Nye and Luke Puskedra have to be on top of that list. What else do they have in common? A Simplot Games title. Could someone else from Utah win a Simplot title this weekend and enter the conversation?

Milesplit All-Stars Feature Athlete of the Week: Conner Mantz Kyle Perry Feb 13, 2013

This week our spotlight features Conner Mantz of Sky View. Conner is only a sophomore but is already a force to be reckoned with in the state. With a 1600m PR of 4:22.30 and a 3200m PR of 9:18.56, Conner had to be one of the fastest freshman in Utah history. Now, in his second year of High School, Conner is looking forward to faster times and winning titles.

Simplot Preview: Weight Throw Finals and 1600m/3200m Prelims Kyle Perry Feb 13, 2013

Thursday at Simplot will be the first day of prelims with only one final being held. The Boys and Girls weight throw final will be held, the preliminary rounds in both the Girls and Boys 3200m and 1600m. Each of these events should be exciting as there are enough talented Utah athletes to fill every final. It should be a battle between Utah, Idaho and the other competing states to get into the fastest finals.