Michael Newton

The Battle Over a Teen's Pink Mohawk Michael Newton Apr 2, 2014

A Michigan high school student says he’s been forced to leave his track team simply because of his hair. Mike Barker, a 17-year-old junior at West Iron County High School, recently styled his hair into a bright pink Mohawk to support his mother, who is battling breast cancer.  When authorities allegedly told him to choose between his hair, which violated school policy, and the team, Barker says, “I picked family."

MileSplit Insider Michael Newton Feb 27, 2014

MileSplit produces the most complete database of high school track & field and cross country statistics in the United States. To ensure we are keeping a high standard of accuracy and timeliness, we are adding rankings to the Milesplit Insider offering. We will be making this change on February 28th and with it will be adding more members to our stats team to reach our goals.

MITS Recap Michael Newton Feb 25, 2014

Another Michigan indoor season has come and gone with outstanding performances all over the track & field. Here is what caught our eye at the MITS State Championship on Saturday!

LIVE WEBCAST: MITS Indoor State Meet on Milesplit! Michael Newton Feb 21, 2014

Michigan Milesplit will be live streaming the 2014 MITS Indoor State Meet on February 22, 2014 from Central Michigan University. The live broadcast will be available on this page to all Milesplit Insider members. Not a member? Sign up below to join Milesplit Insider and watch the MITS Indoor State Meet LIVE! Archived video from the meet will also be provided to Milesplit Insider members. What: 2014 MITS Indoor State Meet Live Broadcast When: Saturday, February 22, 2014 @ 11:30am ET Where: Mount Pleasant, MI | Jack Skoog Indoor Track & Field Complex | Central Michigan University State Meet Qualifiers | LIVE Results  Preview: What to Watch Order of Events: (first running event starts @ 11:30am, men run first) 60 Meter Hurdle Prelims 60 Meter Dash Prelims Distance Medley Relay 60 Meter Hurdle Semi Finals 60 Meter Dash Semi Finals 1600 Meter Run 400 Meter Run 200 Meter Dash 4 x 800 Meter Relay 60 Meter Hurdle Finals 60 Meter Dash Finals 800 Meter Run 4 x 200 Meter Relay 3200 Meter Run 4 x 400 Meter Relay

MITS State Championship to be Live Streamed by MileSplit Michael Newton Feb 18, 2014

On February 22, MileSplit will be live-streaming the Michigan Indoor Track Series (MITS) State Championship at Central Michigan University. Announcer, Steve Arrivo, will be heading the coverage as the Michigan liaison to the broadcast. The event will have archived race footage avaliable on Michigan MileSplit to all MileSplit Insider members.