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Atkins, Miller solidify spots at World Championships

June 24, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

NASSAU, Bahamas Two Dickinson State University alumni are headed to the track and field World Championships after big performances at the Bahamas Nationals over the weekend. Continue Reading

Atkins sprints to the future: Former Dickinson State sprinter already has his sights set on 2016 Olympics

November 21, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

Derrick Atkins envisions himself, a little less than four years from now, bursting out of the starting blocks at João Havelange Stadium in Rio de Janeiro. Continue Reading

Atkins, Cleare named to NAIA Hall of Fame

September 5, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

Derrick Atkins and Aaron Cleare arrived at Dickinson State as unknown sprinters from the Bahamas in 2002. Continue Reading

All 3 of DSU alumni fall short of Olympics finals

August 5, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

LONDON All three of the Dickinson State alumni competing at the Summer Olympics fell short of the final round Sunday at Olympic Stadium. Continue Reading

Atkins, Miller qualify for semifinals in London

August 4, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

LONDON Dickinson State alumni Derrick Atkins and Ramon Miller each finished second in their respective heats Saturday morning during the Summer Olympics at Olympic Stadium. Continue Reading

After 2 years of setbacks, Derrick Atkins has returned to Olympics

July 26, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

There was a point, almost five years ago, when Derrick Atkins was sixth-hundredths of a second from being on top of the sprinting world. Somewhere along the line, though, he went missing in action.
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Chance for Gold: 2 former Dickinson State stars chasing Olympic glory for native Bahamas

July 26, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

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Barry 1st in high jump at Bahamas Trials; Miller qualifies for Olympics in 400

June 23, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

NASSAU, Bahamas Dickinson State’s alumni took one of their final steps before the London Olympics Saturday, claiming top spots at the Bahamas Olympic Trials at Thomas A. Robinson Stadium. Continue Reading

Derrick Atkins qualifies for Olympics in 100 meters

June 12, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

CLERMONT, Fla. Derrick Atkins has secured his ticket back to the Olympics. Continue Reading