| Jun 29, 2014
When this spring's track season began, Chantel Ray had a plan. "I wrote it down," she said. "And I followed it."
Among her goals:
Win the 100- and 300-meter hurdles in the Group 5A state meet. Check marks for both.
Run in the 13.4s or better in...
| Jun 7, 2014
| 7:38 PM
Hampton's girls took full advantage of the Virginia High School League's reorganization by winning the first Group 5A state track title Saturday.
And the Crabbers' star, hurdler Chantel Ray, capped her high school career by winning two individual...
| Mar 30, 2014
When she was in elementary school, Chantel Ray used to watch then-Hampton High hurdles standout T'erea Brown dominate the competition.
Brown, a U.S. Olympian in 2012, graduated from Hampton in 2007 as the best female hurdler the Peninsula has produced....
| 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...
| Aug 6, 2012
| 3:09 PM
For T'Erea Brown, the six minutes after she ran the fastest 400-meter hurdles time of her life were torture.
The University of Miami grad out of Hampton High lowered her all-time personal best by 51/100ths of a second to claim third place in her...
| Aug 8, 2012
| 3:10 PM
It wasn't the finish T'Erea Brown wanted — she finished sixth in the 400-meter hurdles final Wednesday at Olympic Stadium.
It wasn't the start she wanted, either — running out of lane two, the innermost lane used on the nine-lane track.