Sep 12, 2018
Raven "Hulk" Saunders has found the perfect way to perform on the big stage. At #IAAFOstrava2018 she was rewarded with a SB 19.74m and the longest distance of the day.
Jun 26, 2018
The awards keep coming for Katelyn Tuohy, who isn't done making history just yet
May 11, 2018
Olympic shot-putter Raven Saunders of Charleston is set to make her professional track and field debut this weekend in Shanghai. (via Post and Courier)
May 10, 2018
We're taking a lot at every national record on the girls side and predicting if it can be broken
Apr 18, 2018
Liberty High's Keyshawn King was the headliner for the boys. The senior set a new U.S. number one in the triple jump, jumping 51 feet 4.25 inches. 
Apr 15, 2018
North Carolina put on a show at the Bojangles Classic this weekend!
Apr 12, 2018
Seven possible meet records that we could see fall at this weekends Bojangles Classic!
Feb 06, 2018
U.S. shot put champion Raven Saunders (Burke) is leaving the University of Mississippi track and field team due to health reasons. 
Jun 25, 2017
Raven Saunders qualified for the World Championship team that will travel to London after a win in the shot put today.
May 17, 2017
New Jersey thrower Alyssa Wilson broke Raven Saunders' national shot put record. 
Apr 28, 2017
Check out the versatility of these throwers! 
Mar 10, 2017
Raven Saunders had the title won on her fourth throw, going 19.20 meters (63-0) to break a five-year old facility record.
Feb 25, 2017
Raven Saunders (Burke) won her second straight SEC indoor shot put crown, but this time with much more fanfare. 
Feb 05, 2017
Next April, the annual track and field classic at Spring Valley High celebrates its 25th anniversary with a new lead sponsor and a few old friends.
Jan 17, 2017
Mississippi's Raven Saunders (Burke) threw the shot put 19.10-meters (62 feet, eight inches), less than six inches shy of her own indoor collegiate record and the number five collegiate indoor throw ...
Dec 16, 2016
Watch the ceremony live on FloTrack. 
Aug 13, 2016
Burke alumna Raven Saunders finished fifth in the finals Friday night. Results inside. 
Aug 12, 2016
Check in for updates and recaps from Rio.
Aug 06, 2016
Time schedule for four athletes competing in track and field from state high schools. 
Jul 26, 2016
Team U.S.A. talks with Raven Saunders before Olympics. 
Jul 22, 2016
The Saunders family is hosting fundraisers to make the trip. Media outlets talk about the fundraiser and Raven's journey. 
Jul 11, 2016
Raven Saunders is an NCAA champion and a record-setting shot putter. But her life and influence go much farther than throws on a track.
Jul 07, 2016
The scores are in and now it’s official. Two former Lowcountry track stars are headed to the Olympics. (via Post and Courier)
Jul 01, 2016
One of Connie Price-Smith's current prized pupils is Raven Saunders, who is coming off a tremendous sophomore season in which she broke collegiate records in the indoor and outdoor shot put and won t...
Jun 23, 2016
Raven Saunders is a finalist for The Bowerman. 
Jun 10, 2016
Ole Miss sophomore Raven Saunders defended her NCAA outdoor shot put title Thursday, and she did so in the most impressive way. (via
Feb 09, 2016
A breakthrough performance by the Ole Miss weight throwers on Friday highlighted day one of the Meyo Invitational, hosted by Notre Dame. 
Jan 16, 2016
LEXINGTON, Ky. - A record-breaking performance by sophomore thrower Raven Saunders led the way for the Ole Miss Rebels at the Kentucky Invitational this weekend. 
Jan 06, 2016
Burke alumna Raven Saunders has been named to The Bowerman Watch List. 
Dec 06, 2015
In her Ole Miss debut, two-time NCAA shot put champion Raven Saunders surpassed the school record in her first attempt of the day with a throw of 17.89m/58-8.5. 
Aug 07, 2015
Raven Saunders, who won two NCAA championships in the shot put during her freshman season at Southern Illinois will be transferring to Ole Miss for the 2015-2016 year she confirmed on Tuesday.
Jun 26, 2015
The Charleston, S.C. native dedicated her win to the victims of the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church shooting
Jun 25, 2015
Baptized at Emanuel AME Church as a young girl, Raven Saunders has watched the news of the past week with a broken heart. (via Post and Courier)
Jun 12, 2015
Saluki freshman Raven Saunders was in a familiar position at Hayward Field on Thursday night at the NCAA Outdoor Championships. With one throw left and out of first place, the indoor NCAA shot put cha...
Jun 10, 2015
She’s still in her freshman season at Southern Illinois University, but former Burke High School star Raven Saunders already has become one of the faces of NCAA track and field. (via Post and Courie...
Mar 27, 2015
QA₂ Max PODCAST: Raven Saunders of Southern Illinois – Indoor Shot Put Champ (via USTFCCCA)
Mar 14, 2015
Burke alumna Raven Saunders won the 2015 NCAA Indoor shot put title. More to come.
Feb 28, 2015
The women's team won its fifth indoor crown in the past six years. (via
Feb 19, 2015
With McFarland, USA hitting theaters this week, MileSplit looks back at the best HS track & field stars.
Feb 14, 2015
Flotrack catches up with Matt Elliott
Feb 08, 2015
SIU's all-around success on Saturday was overshadowed by a historic performance courtesy of freshman Raven Saunders in the shot put.
Jan 30, 2015
Watch the video from Raven Saunders' national record throw (56-8).
Dec 31, 2014
The best of the best with the XX chromosomes
Dec 29, 2014
Where does Foot Locker finalist Jack Jibb fall on the list? Watch him solve cube
Dec 26, 2014
Slideshow of the most impressive individual performances from a record breaking year 
Dec 06, 2014
Freshman Raven Saunders became the best high school American and third-best world shot putter with a 17.28 meter throw, which is more than 56 feet, during her senior year at Burke Middle High School ...
Aug 08, 2014
Raven Saunders talked with scrunners via Skype earlier this week about the sport, her travels and plans going forward.
Aug 05, 2014
The inimitable Raven Saunders clinched precious silver for USA at the Oregon 2014 World Junior Championships. A partisan Hayward Field crowd played their part, but the 18-year-old shot putter had t...
Aug 04, 2014
Burke graduate Raven Saunders is listed on MileSplit's list to vote for athlete of the year. 
Aug 03, 2014
MileSplit is leaving it up to you to decide who was the best high school track & field girls athlete for the 2014 season in the entire United States!  Select between 8 high school stars among the ...
Jul 27, 2014
Raven Saunders finished second in the shot put with a best throw of 54 feet, six inches. Tianqian Guo of China was first in 58 feet, 1 inch.
Jul 26, 2014
On her final throw at the World Junior Championshipsin Eugene, Raven Saunders moved up from bronze to silver medal in the women's shot put. Watch Saunders' final throw in the women's sh...
Jul 25, 2014
The next member of the US junior women's team at the World Junior Championships with a great chance to medal will be Raven Saunders. Watch our interview with Saunders after her prelim qualifyin...
Jul 14, 2014
Burke alumna Raven Saunders is one of eight individuals selected to the MileSplit All-American Team in the girls shot put from the 2014 outdoor season. 
Jul 13, 2014
The following 8 individuals have been selected to the MileSplit All-American Team in the girls shot put from the 2014 outdoor season as they have been chosen by MileSplit as the 8 best national per...
Jul 12, 2014
Girls shot put national record holder Raven Saunders tuned up in between competing in the U.S. Juniors last weekend and World Juniors in two weeks with the Burke graduate putting together an impres...
Jul 12, 2014
Many of the top throwers in the country traveled to Chicago this weekend to compete in the Chicagoland Throwers Series, which has been a great post-season opportunity for the nation's elite in ...
Jul 11, 2014
Raven Saunders is continuing her summer season this weekend at the Chicagoland Throws. 
Jul 07, 2014
It wasn’t a cheap trip, but Raven Saunders really wanted to be here. She’d earned her place, setting a national high school record with a throw of 56 feet, 8 1/4 inches earlier this year. That ...
Jul 07, 2014
Burke High graduate Raven Saunders added yet another title to her ever-growing list of accomplishments on Saturday night.
Jul 06, 2014
Burke graduate Raven Saunders continued her winning season by capturing the shot put title at the USATF Championships. Saunders had a best of 55 feet, 10.25 inches. 
Jul 04, 2014
Top entrants of the field events being held on day one (Saturday) of the 2014 USATF Junior National Track & Field Championships. Event previews to be posted later today.
Jul 02, 2014
Burke alumna Raven Saunders, indoor and outdoor national record holder, is competing Saturday in the shot put at the USATF Junior Championships at Hayward Field in Eugene. 
Jul 02, 2014
The final Flo 100 presented by ASICS rankings for the 2014 outdoor track & field season are here after the bulk of the post-season high school meets have been completed and all of the state champio...
Jun 25, 2014
Raven Saunders has been named the 2013-14 Gatorade National Track & Field Athlete of the Year (via USA Today High School Sports)
Jun 16, 2014
It's easy to argue that no high school athlete in the Lowcountry was better at his or her discipline this year than Burke's Raven Saunders was at hers. (via Post and Courier)
Jun 14, 2014
Meet June 13-15 in Greensboro, N.C. 
May 19, 2014
During her sophomore year, Burke High student Raven Saunders found herself overwhelmed by school, troubles at home, relationship issues and athletics. She had a lot going on. (via The Post and Cour...
May 17, 2014
COLUMBIA – Raven Saunders continued her string of impressive performances in her senior season Saturday by shattering the state meet record in the shot put.
May 13, 2014
Burke's Raven Saunders shares a video saying thank you for helping her reach the fundraising goal. 
May 12, 2014
Raven Saunders has a little extra motivation behind every rep and every toss now. (via Moultrie News)
May 04, 2014
CHARLESTON – The best thrower in South Carolina – and one of the best at her sport in the country – has hopes of performing this summer on a much bigger stage, but she needs your help. �...
Apr 13, 2014
COLUMBIA -- Raven Saunders threw herself into the limelight at the 22nd annual Taco Bell Track & Field Classic at Spring Valley High School's Harry Parone Stadium over the weekend.
Apr 12, 2014
Burke High School (Charleston, SC) senior Raven Saunders set the high school national indoor record last month in the girls shot put at the New Balance Nationals Indoor. Saunders did not get too fa...
Apr 09, 2014
We are thrilled to announce this weekend's Taco Bell Classic at Spring Valley High School in Columbia, South Carolina will be live streamed on MileSplit! The Taco Bell Classic is annually one o...
Apr 07, 2014
Vote for the MileSplit US top girls national performer from the April 5th weekend of meets. Voting closes on Thursday, April 10th at midnight (ET) and we will reveal this week's poll winner lat...
Apr 06, 2014
Jasmine Quinn, a senior at Fort Dorchester High School in South Carolina, ran the nation's fastest time in the 100 meter hurdles with a 13.33 FAT clocking (no wind reading) at the Father Kelly ...
Mar 19, 2014
Place your vote on which of the remarkable seven total national record breaking performances from the 2014 New Balance Nationals Indoor this past weekend at the Armory in New York City was the most...
Mar 18, 2014
Burke senior Raven Saunders announced Monday she will attend Southern Illinois on a track and field scholarship. (via The Post and Courier)
Mar 17, 2014
Raven Saunders wasted no time in etching her name into the record books. The senior from Burke High in South Carolina smashed the national mark in the shot put at the New Balance Nationals on Satur...
Mar 15, 2014
NEW YORK -- Burke's Raven Saunders set a new shot put national record of Raven Saunders 56 feet, 7.5 inches at New Balance Nationals today.
Dec 31, 2013
NSAF honors Burke's Raven Saunders after shot put of 53-8.25. 
Dec 24, 2013
 After watching her 2013 season best of 12,01m (39′ 5”) falling well short of her 12,92m (42′ 5”) form 2012 South Carolinian Raven Saunders (USA) decided some changes needed to be made, ...
Dec 23, 2013
Video interview of Raven Saunders and throws in Winston-Salem, N.C. 
Dec 21, 2013
Raven Saunders (Burke HS, SC) stole the show from the Invitational Events and wrote herself into the indoor all-time national rankings.
Dec 21, 2013
Burke senior Raven Saunders threw 53 feet, 8 inches in the shot put at the NCRunners Elite Holiday Invitational today in Winstom-Salem, N.C. 
Apr 25, 2012 will announce athletes of the week, presented by USATF-S.C., throughout the season.  An anonymous panel helps in making the decisions.