| Aug 4, 2012
| 3:15 PM
Francena McCorory says she is ready to run the race of her life.
She only hopes that it’s good enough, fast enough to put her on the Olympic medal stand.
The 23-year-old Bethel High and Hampton University alumna never has broken 50 seconds in the...
| Aug 5, 2012
| 3:05 PM
Francena McCorory had a problem before the women’s Olympic 400 meters even started.
She drew the far-outside lane nine at Olympic Stadium, meaning she’d be “running blind” for much of the single-lap race, unable to see how she...
| Jun 22, 2013
| 7:16 PM
Former Hampton University star Francena McCorory qualified for the world championships in Moscow with a second-place finish Saturday in the 400 meters at the U.S. championships in Des Moines, Iowa. McCorory completed the race in a personal-best 50.01...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 2:26 PM
Brigetta Barett is accustomed to hitting high notes, athletically and artistically.
Barrett, who won a silver medal in the women’s high jump at the London Olympics last summer and is a six-time NCAA champion, sang the national anthem before...