January signaled the beginning of the indoor season for Utah high school track and field.
And at the Brigham Young University High School Indoor Invitational on Jan. 6-7, hundreds of athletes gave spectators their first glimpse of potential state-championship and national caliber performances down the road.
But January is only a hint for the future. With big-time meets on the way and the Utah High School Track Coaches Association (UHSTCA) Invitational at the end of the month, expect to see even more from the state's best.
Next up is a list of the best three athletes in both boys and girls action in the state.
Jan. 13-14: Weber State Invitational
Jan. 14: Utah State University Indoor
Jan. 19-21: Air Force Invitational
Jan. 20-21: Weber State Invite
Jan. 27-28: UHSTCA Invitational Championships
Feb. 10: Utah Distance Challenge
Feb. 16-18: Simplot Games (ID)
March 3-5: USATF Indoor T&F Championships (NM)
March 10-12: New Balance Nationals Indoor