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Texas high school star sprinter Matthew Boling of Houston Strake Jesuit ran an official 10.13 in the 100m dash at the Texas state championships on Saturday, breaking Henry Neal’s 29-year-old record of 10.15 seconds...
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But he wasn't done. His best came in the final leg of the 4x400m relay when he
erased a three-second lead, giving his team the win with a time of 3:10.56, the best in the nation this year...
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(The Spun)
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LSUMANINVA57 months
I heard that his pump up music is Vanilla Ice as well.
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Ignignot58 months
Matthew >> Mondo
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Alwaysontop58 months
hitler was right about one thing blonde hair and blue eyes
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socal7758 months
Wow, that's amazing to watch!
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Gaston58 months
My kid’s just starting his track career, this dude’s a hero. Boy on the anchor leg of a 4x100. LINK
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dagrippa58 months
yea that sucks for the guy he caught
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TheChiznit58 months
A white boy? Damn.
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Geauxld Finger58 months
Going to have to shave about .2 seconds off to be an Olympic gold medal hopeful
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CanebreakCajun58 months
He's only 18.
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TygerDurden58 months
That announcer is a microcosm of what sports reporting and color commentary have become. Feel bad for the kid and his family that was in the lead to have to listen to that. Just terrible.
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cattus58 months
Had to mute because of that stupid announcer!
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Black n Gold58 months
Was that Gus Johnson making that call?
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BowDownToLSU58 months
Matthew, son you are single handily putting the stereotypes to rest
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bayouvette58 months
Poor kid with the lead. He had 99% of the stadium against him and had to listen to the announcer.
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SomeLSUguy58 months
The announcer was extremely unprofessional in that race. He should be put out to pasture. To make the entire final leg all about the one kid is disrespectful to the other athletes who are trying just as hard as the the Jesuit (just obviously not as talented). But 100% effort is 100% effort regardless how much talent someone has, and to dismiss everything every other one of those athletes is doing is a shame. I am all for the announcer getting the crowd hyped, but make it about the race, not one kid and the last time we may ever get to see him run... until he goes to college and runs again.
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GumboPot58 months
He ran a 9.98 100 meter earlier in the year but I believe it was wind aided. The kid is extremely talented.
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Martini58 months
Yes he did and it was fast. Going to Georgia.
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InVolNerable58 months
He also ran a wind legal 10.13 100M, which set the official HS record.
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GeeOH58 months
Thats not the 400m relay, you clown. Its the 1600m relay ir the 4 x 400m relay.
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bengalman58 months
That boy has some wheels!
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