Mike McMillion

Joshua Minor 6th at Hershey National Championship 1600 Meter Mike McMillion Aug 7, 2013

Joshua Minor, an upcoming eighth grader at Milton Middle School, placed sixth in the Boys 13-14 1600 Meter Run at the 2013 Hershey National Champiionship on August 03, 2013 at Hershey, Pennsylvania. Minor ran a new personal record in the 1600m in a time of 4:50, which was the fastest time posted this year by a West Virginia middle school runner.

WV Runners Attend Smoky Mountain Running Camp Mike McMillion Jul 12, 2013

Celebrating their 41st year, the Nike Smoky Mountain Running Camp located in Asheville, North Carolina, excites runners by teaching them the fundamentals and the skills they need to have while running for their high school/college. This camp uses the unique coaching skills of the great and former coach of the University of Oregon, Bill Bowerman.  

Amelia Paladino Goes Sub-5 Minute Indoors for US#28 Mike McMillion Feb 11, 2013

On Saturday February 9th, 2013, Amelia (Millie) Paladino, of University High School in Morgantown, WV became only the second junior to run under five minutes, and the first West Virginia High School girl to break five minutes indoors. Paladino running for the WV Flyers ran 4:57.92 to finish third behind senior Jaime Phelan of Laurel Creek, 4:53.89 and senior Therese Haiss of Solon, 4:54.85 at the SPIRE Scholastic HS Showcase at SPIRE Institute (GaREAT Sports Complex) in Geneva, OH.  

Jacob Burcham Commits to run for Oklahoma Sooners Mike McMillion Dec 21, 2012

Jacob Burcham, a senior distance standout at Cabell Midland High School in Ona, WV, has made a commitment to run cross-country / track & field at the University of Oklahoma. Burcham will join fellow West Virginians, Brandon Doughty (class of 2011) and Eric Graff (class of 2012) of Jefferson High School / Shenandoah Junction, WV as Sooner teammates!  

Castro Places 9th at AAU National XC Championship Mike McMillion Dec 1, 2012

Noah Castro (L) and new 3000 meter CC American Record holder Andrew Avilla from New Hampshire Noah Castro, a fourth grader at Winfield Elementary School, placed ninth in the bantam boys division at the AAU National Cross Country Championships at Winthrop University / Rock Hill, SC. Castro covered the 3K course in a personal best time of 10:48.64 while the champion, Andrew Avila, set a new national record in 10:15.

Doddridge County Boys, Williamstown Girls Class A State Champions Mike McMillion May 25, 2012

The Doddridge County High School boys and the Williamstown High School girls track teams blew away the Class A competition at the West Virginia State Track Meet at Charleston’s Laidley Field on May 18th-19th, 2012.   This year's Class A State Meet was a record-breaking year for both the boys and girls. They had a combined total of eighteen performances that bettered the State Meet record, ten for the girls and eight for the boys.

Morgantown Girls Dethrone the Lady Bucs as AAA Girls Team Champions Mike McMillion May 21, 2012

Going into the West Virginia High School Track & Field State Tournament, which was held on May 18th-19th at Charleston Laidley Field, the Buckhannon-Upshur girls' track team were looking for a third straight team team championship. However, Morgantown's Coach Steve Blinco said at the beginning of the track season that he felt people were counting his team out. Blinco knew in his heart that the Mohigans would be in the hunt for the Team Championship. "We have a lot of young talent, but just don't count us out!" said Blinco.

Burcham Triples 2 Years in a Row at WV State Meet Mike McMillion May 20, 2012

During the 2011 West Virginia State Track Meet, then Sophomore Jacob Burcham of Cabell Midland High School, ran an impressive triple with a 1:54.01 in the 800 meter run, a 4:08.80 in the 1600 meter run, and a 9:11.29 in the 3200 meter run. He pulled off the same triple this year with an amazing 3200m record.