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Coach: Sprinter ‘among very best’ in LBSU history

Coach: Sprinter ‘among very best’ in LBSU history

February 25, 2009

Brent Gray — catch that name or did it run by too fast?A senior sprinter, Gray has so much speed that he just might be fast enough to run in the 2012 Olympics.Last spring, Gray competed in the outdo...

Senior races to NCAA qualifying mark

Daily 49er sports staff

January 30, 2009

Filed under Men's Track & Field, Sports

Senior Brent Gray highlighted the second and final day of the Washington Invitational for the Long Beach State track and field team Saturday afternoon.Gray posted an NCAA provisional qualifying mark in the 200-meter dash at Dempsey Indoor.He opened the meet for the 49ers with a solid performance in the 60-meter dash, as he finished first in Heat 1 of the preliminaries with a time of 6.89 seconds. In the finals, Gray placed f...

Junior places first in women’s high jump

Daily 49er sports staff

January 30, 2009

Filed under Men's Track & Field, Sports

The Long Beach State track and field team wrapped up a successful second day at the Mountain T's Invitational Saturday afternoon at Northern Arizona's LJ Walkup Skydome.Junior Tayler O'Connor led the women with a first-place finish in the high jump as she cleared 5-05.75.Senior Miia Mobley had a strong showing in the triple jump as she was the top collegiate finisher, and second overall, with a school-record 39-08.00. Classmate Tiana ...

Track star has eyes on 2012 London Olympics

Track star has eyes on 2012 London Olympics

Kael Ramsey-Ackerson, Contributing writer

October 21, 2008

Filed under Men's Track & Field, Sports

Ronald Carter III has always had people telling him that he would never make it in professional athletics, and saying to him that he was good but just not good enough.Through all the doubts and the people...