The N.C. High School Athletic Association indoor track and field championships will be moving to the JDL Fast Track in Winston-Salem next spring. The meet is scheduled for February 9, 2013.
Southeast Raleigh’s Wayne Davis has the five fastest 55-meter hurdles high school times in the country this year.
The New Bern boys, competing as Track Eastern Carolina, ran the fastest times in the country this year during the Arkansas High School Invitational last weekend.
New Bern runners ran the No. 3 high school 4x200 relay (1:27.02) ever and their 4x400 relay ran the fastest time in the country this year, 3:19.28.
Twins Anthony and Andrew Hendrix had the No. 1 and No. 2 times in the country this year in the 400 47.73 and 48.15. They ran their times in qualifying, but did not run in the finals.
New Bern's Fuquay Green had the nation’s top times in the 60 (6.85) and the 200 (21.39).
Southeast Raleigh hurdler Wayne Davis ran the fastes 60-meter high hurdles in the country this year, 7.79.
The Eastern High School Challenge indoor track and field meet, the only indoor track and field regular-season meet in North Carolina, is scheduled Friday and Saturday at the Eddie Smith Field House in Chapel Hill.
The N.C. High School Athletic Association championships are held at the same facility on Feb. 14.
Most indoor track meets in the state are held outside using indoor distances.
The New Bern boys are the favorites in the Eastern Challenge and the NCHSAA meet.
Among the Bears’ contenders are Mike Price (2007 indoor long jump champ and fourth in triple jump), Anthony Hendrix (2007 500 indoor champ), sprinter Fuquan Greene and extraordinary 4x400 and 4x 800 relay teams.