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Best Utah Distance Runners ever? Brad Nye, Luke Puskedra and… 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 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 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.

Simplot: Thursday Recap and Friday Preview Feb 15, 2013

A recap of Thursday's events and the highlights of what to watch for on Friday. Many Utah athletes advanced to finals on Thursday night and even more look to do the same today.

Colorado Weekend in Review: February 14 - 17 Feb 18, 2013

Alamosa's Samuel Bilderbeck is not a single-event kind of specialist, but he was this close to winning the 60 hurdles at the Air Force High School Indoor Open on Sunday. Photo by Alan Versaw.

Simplot Friday Track Events Recap 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.  

Indoor's Biggest Weekend Feb 13, 2013

If you're from Colorado and you do indoor track and field, you've had this weekend circled on your calendar for a long time.

Simplot Updates (Complete) 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.

Simplot By the Numbers Feb 19, 2013

Simplot Games is the highlight of the season for many Utah athletes. We broke down the meet based on the numbers.

Olympian encourages high school athletes to never give up Feb 16, 2013

s part of Simplot Game’s After Dark Party, Demus, a silver medalist in the 2012 400-meter hurdles, spoke on a variety of topics including what she eats during competition, how she deals with other competitors, how to deal with nervousness, her role models, and the importance of academics.

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