Brigetta Barrett clears the bar during the high jump at the U.S. championships in Des Moines, Iowa. She had only one miss Saturday.
Former Arizona Wildcat Brigetta Barrett booked her place in the track and field world championships with a personal-best jump of 6 feet 8 1/4 inches to win the high jump Saturday at the U.S. championships in Des Moines, Iowa.
UA's Julie Labonté won the shot put title at the Canadian National Championships on Friday in Moncton, New Brunswick, and UA alum Georganne Moline had the best time in the first round of the 400-meter hurdles at the USA Outdoor Track & Field Championships in Des Moines, Iowa.
As Lawi Lalang ran the homestretch at celebrated Hayward Field, winning the NCAA 5,000 meters championship June 8, Nike co-founder and distance running godfather Phil Knight stood and applauded.
Brigetta Barrett will try to win her 24th straight college high jump event as she closes out her UA career on Saturday at the NCAA championships.
Canadian thrower Jule Labonté, showing off her 2012 Olympic tattoo, hopes to do well in the shot put and discus events this week to help the Arizona Wildcats try to win the women's NCAA outdoor track and field title.
Brigetta Barrett graduated on a Friday last month and then flew to Los Angeles for the Pac-12 track and field championships.
To win a gold or silver medal at the London Olympics, Jill Camarena-Williams needed to throw the shot about 68 feet, nothing less. Even when you are the American- record holder, as Camarena-Williams is, a throw of 68 feet is a life-changing, money-in-your-bank-account, name-in-the-record-boo…
This continues a countdown to the July 27 start of the Olympics with Southern Arizona moments and figures from previous Games.
Rather than be part of his high school's sports programs, Stephen Sambu cleaned windows at the school. "That was the punishment," he says now. "If you don't run, you clean the windows." So he cleaned windows. He was 17.
China's Xiang Liu, center, once held the world record in the 110 hurdles and thought yesterday he had reclaimed it.
EUGENE, Ore. - Arizona Wildcats junior Brigetta Barrett tied for fourth place in the high jump Saturday at the Prefonaine Classic.