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Olympics or bust for Goodman

Updated: March 19, 2009, 12:43 PM ET
By Christopher Parish | ESPNRISE.com

Chalonda Goodman was standing at the starting line of the 100-meter final at last year's Class AAAAA state meet when it started to rain.

No big deal, right? Athletes compete in rain all the time. Football players, soccer players and even sprinters are used to dealing with wet weather. But Goodman, then the two-time defending state champ in the 100 and 200, had a reason to be miffed at the downpour: The state meet was taking place the same day as her junior prom.

Not willing ...

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