Doc Patton Running for Redemption

June 20 2012

Darvis “Doc” Patton already has two Olympic Games and a silver medal to his credit. He is also a two-time world champion. But at age 34, the Lake Highlands High School and TCU graduate is running for redemption in London. Click here for Brian’s video interview with “Doc” Patton. The Beijing Olympics were a huge … More

Runner from the Lake Highlands neighborhood strives for Olympic glory (and this ain’t his first rodeo)

June 20 2012

Darvis Patton, who graced the cover of the Advocate (where I hold my day job) in 2008 right before his Olympic appearance, hopes to run in London 2012. If he makes team USA, this will be the third Olympics for the 34-year-old Lake Highlands High School graduate. For Patton, whose friends call him Doc, the … More

Diamond League Eugene: What to expect

June 02 2012

The Diamond League shifts to the United States this weekend for the Prefontaine Classic in Eugene. The field assembled is the strongest of the season by far, and arguably the best in the 38-year history of the meet. The event will begin Friday evening, when the program will feature the women’s discus and men’s triple … More