2007 NATIONAL CHAMPIONS! - The Intermediate & Youth Girls each won 4x100 National Championships at the AAU Jr. Olympic Games in Knoxville, TN on August 4, 2007.
     The Intermediate team of Reatta Hackworth, Dominique Edwards, Candace Jackson, and Alishia Perkins dazzled the crowd at University of Tennessee's Tom Black Track by running a Dallas Blaze record time of 46.17.  Their outstanding time was only .06 off of the National Record (46.11) set by Young Achievers from Jacksonville, FL in 2002.
     The Youth Girls team of Brianna Mills, Tytana Thornton, Crystal Johnson, and Kearra Haynes brought the Dallas Blaze its first girls National Championship also setting a team record with a time of 47.63.  In 2006, the Youth Girls won the Silver Medal.  "We came so close in 06.  From day one, we had our eyes set on the Gold in 07.  All our hard work paid off", said anchor Kearra Haynes.



2006 NATIONAL CHAMPIONS! – On July 30, 2006 at Morgan State University’s Hughes Stadium in Baltimore, MD, the Youth Boys won 2 National Championships at the USATF Junior Olympic Games.
     The team of Mason Hayes, Domonique Patterson, Ben Malena, and Darious Thompson ran a time of 44.21, winning Gold in the 4x100 relay.  The team won their second Gold in the 4x400 relay, running a time of 3:28.22..
     On a quest to win USATF and AAU National Championships, the Youth Boys collected their medals and immediately headed down the road to Hampton, VA.  At the AAU Junior Olympic Games at Norfolk State University, the Youth Boys ran 44.68 and won Gold in the 4x100 relay, upsetting the #1-ranked Mark Trail Flying Eagles.  “We studied film of the 4x100 prelims and noticed a flaw in Mark Trail’s handoffs technique. We worked on handoff all season and we knew that if we could execute our handoffs, we would win,” said first leg Darious Thompson.

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