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She’s still in her freshman season at Southern Illinois University, but former Burke High School star Raven Saunders already has become one of the faces of NCAA track and field. (via Post and Courier)
QA₂ Max PODCAST: Raven Saunders of Southern Illinois – Indoor Shot Put Champ (via USTFCCCA)
Watch the video from Raven Saunders' national record throw (56-8).
Burke alumna Raven Saunders is one of eight individuals selected to the MileSplit All-American Team in the girls shot put from the 2014 outdoor season.
Burke High graduate Raven Saunders added yet another title to her ever-growing list of accomplishments on Saturday night.
Burke graduate Raven Saunders continued her winning season by capturing the shot put title at the USATF Championships. Saunders had a best of 55 feet, 10.25 inches.
Burke alumna Raven Saunders, indoor and outdoor national record holder, is competing Saturday in the shot put at the USATF Junior Championships at Hayward Field in Eugene.
The 2013-2014 school year has provided some great highlights in both cross country and track across the great State of Maine. In the coming weeks many of our seniors will head out to start their college careers both athletically and academically. We wanted to salute them one more time in this special feature and say thank you for your support over the years
It's easy to argue that no high school athlete in the Lowcountry was better at his or her discipline this year than Burke's Raven Saunders was at hers. (via Post and Courier)
During her sophomore year, Burke High student Raven Saunders found herself overwhelmed by school, troubles at home, relationship issues and athletics. She had a lot going on. (via The Post and Courier)
Burke's Raven Saunders shares a video saying thank you for helping her reach the fundraising goal.
CHARLESTON – The best thrower in South Carolina – and one of the best at her sport in the country – has hopes of performing this summer on a much bigger stage, but she needs your help.
Burke senior Raven Saunders announced Monday she will attend Southern Illinois on a track and field scholarship. (via The Post and Courier)
Connie Price Smith decided to return to track and field her senior year at SIU after being a star for the school's basketball team. She went onto have a world class career including four Olympics. After her professional career, Price Smith got into coaching. She talks about her road back to SIU as a coach, having the throws center named after her, goals for future coaches and much more!
Chester’s Kyle Landon picked another prestigious award this week when he was named the Gatorade Illinois Boys Track and Field Athlete of the Year. (via The Southern)
Southern Illinois' Jeneva McCall, a senior from Dolton , won the weight throw at the NCAA Indoor Track & Field Division I Championships Friday afternoon in Nampa, Idaho. (via chicagotribune.com)
The South's Largest Collegiate Cross Country Meet in Louisville this Saturday.
College Signings Update
Louisville, KY- The Louisville Sports Commission (LSC) will host 97 colleges and universities from 20 states in the 9th Annual Greater Louisville Classic (GLC), which once again will be the largest college meet contested in the south. The Classic, run Saturday October 2nd, will bring together some of the top college cross country programs in the nation, as over 2,000 athletes are expected to compete at E.P. Tom Sawyer State Park. The event will not only feature vast quantity, but the overall quality of the competing teams continues to improve with each year. The field includes 29 men's teams and 23 women's teams that are currently ranked in the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA), National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Div- I Regional, NCAA Div. II National, NCAA Div. III National and National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Cross Country Polls this season.