Marion Jones - Wikipedia
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Sumner, Track and field in North Carolina is associated largely with colleges and high schools, most of which have track-and-field and cross-country teams for both genders. Track-and-field activities in North Carolina colleges date back to the s. High school state championships in the sport were first held in Track and field has rarely been a revenue-producing sport, and cutbacks in scholarships have hindered it at the college level.
North Carolina has produced a handful of world-class track athletes. Charlotte 's Jim Beatty ran the first indoor sub-four-minute mile in Twelve years later, Tony Waldrop of Polk County set the world indoor mile record. She said she lied when federal agents questioned her in because she panicked when they presented her with a sample of "The Clear".
Ueberroth added that her admission was "long overdue and underscores the shame and dishonor that are inherent with cheating. She was also forced to sell two other properties, including her mother's house, to raise money. Involvement in check fraud[ edit ] In JulyJones was linked to a check-counterfeiting scheme that led to criminal charges against her coach and former boyfriend Montgomery.
Prosecutors alleged that funds were sent to Jones' track coach, Olympic gold medalist Steve Riddickin Virginiathen funneled back to New York through a network of "friends, relatives and associates. According to the indictment and subsequent documents filed with the court, the link to Jones was made through one of Riddick's business partners, Nathaniel Alexander.
Jones claimed she had never taken performance-enhancing drugs. The federal government, through grand juries, had been investigating steroid abuse since Jones also pleaded guilty to making false statements about her knowledge of a check-cashing scheme to New York US Department of Homeland Security Special Agent Erik Rosenblatt, who has been leading a broad financial investigation that has already convicted Montgomery, sports agent Charles Wells, and her coach, Steve Riddick.
Federal Medical Center, Carswellwhere Jones was imprisoned. District Judge Kenneth Karas that any sentence between probation and six months' imprisonment would be fair with the maximum penalty being five years in prison ; Karas responded by seeking advice as to whether he could go beyond the six-month sentence.
Meanwhile, Jones' lawyers asked that her penalty be limited to probation and community service, arguing, in part, that she had been punished enough by apologizing publicly, retiring from track and field, and relinquishing her five Olympic medals.
On January 11,Karas sentenced Jones to six months in jail for her involvement in the check fraud case and her use of performance-enhancing drugs. Murphy breaks school record Following the 4x meter relay was the 55 meter dash. Apex has been lucky to have two senior sprinters who have been top of their class throughout their high school career: Tyler Cook and Sydnei Murphy.
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In the 55 meter dash prelims, both Cook and Murphy easily won their heats. Cook ran a 6.
After 26 combined heats of both the guys and girls 55 meter dash prelims, Murphy advanced to the finals while Cook was left on the outside looking in. He was ninth but only the top eight from prelims make it to the finals.
In the finals Murphy broke the seven second barrier and took first in the 55 meter dash with a time of 6. That time gave her the 1 time in North Carolina this season and the Apex school record over none other than Alexis Murphy, her sister. Murphy currently is 1 in the entire country for triple jump.
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