Kenneth Rooks

Kenneth Rooks

June 24, 2024

5-Minute Recap, Olympic Trials Day 3: Noah Lyles Golden

Noah Lyles gets all the attention winning the 100m, but Kenneth Rooks put on an impressive performance in the steeple, Quincy Wilson set another high school record in the 400 and made the final, Kendall Ellis captured the 400m, and Athing Mu and Raevyn Rogers made the 800 final but Ajee' Wilson didn't for the first time since 2012.

May 13, 2024

WTW: NCAA Conference Recap, Meet 17-Year-Old Phenom Phoebe Gill, and the 2024 Bowerman Mile Field is INCREDIBLE

What a week. The NCAA conference action was HOT, particularly on the track at the SEC Champs and we break it down for you. Might a guy who didn't even make NCAAs indoors be the 1500 favorite? Plus meet the latest teen phenom and more.
May 12, 2024

Track Fest: Sifan Hassan Wins, Luis Grijalva Impresses & Calls Out Katir, Kenneth Rooks & Krissy Gear PR & More

After a night that saw him win two races, Grijalva called out Mo Katir for his whereabouts violations. Plus Val Constien looked good in her return to the steeple and Craig Engels talked big after finishing last in the 800 as Elly Henes and Keira D'Amato did not run in the 10,000.
August 19, 2023

Worlds Day 1 AM Recap: Sifan Hassan Rips Last Lap, Kenneth Rooks Beats El Bakkali

All three Americans advanced in the women's 1500 while 2/3 made it in the men's steeple (Benard Keter was eliminated).
August 12, 2023

2023 Worlds MSteeple Preview: Olympic and World Champ El Bakkali to Face WR Holder Girma in EPIC CLASH

El Bakkali has owned the steeplechase in recent years and is better than ever in 2023, but is he even the favorite for Worlds?
July 09, 2023

BYU's Kenneth Rooks Wins Despite Falling, Krissy Gear Snaps Emma Coburn's Win Streak in Steeplechase at 2023 USAs

Has the US found two new potential steeple stars? Plus learn about the 31-year-old journeyman who just made his first team.
July 03, 2023

2023 USA Steeplechase Previews: Bor and Jager Are Out, Can Coburn and Frerichs Keep It Going?

There will be a changing of the guard in the men's steeple this year, but what about on the women's side?
June 10, 2023

Men's Steeple: Kenneth Rooks Powers Away to Win with Big Final 600

The battle between Rooks and Montana State's Duncan Hamilton turned into no contest over the last lap.