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  1. This week in Illinois boys track & field

    Mike Newman

    It's time to erase the blackboard. Time to close the books. The track & field athletes are about ready to take their final exams: The Illinois High School State Meet. The next 9 days they will take two tests. It will show if all of their work fro...

    Blog | May 17, 2012
  2. This week in Illinois boys track & field

    Mike Newman

    ~~ Fantastic miles on Friday night ~~ It is amazing when all the stars line up and provide wonderful weather for athletes to perform in. That was the case on Friday night. Within 1 hour on Friday evening, there were some fantastic 1600 Meter Races...

    Blog | May 10, 2012
  3. This week in Illinois boys track & field

    Mike Newman

    I would not say it was the most ideal weekends to run a track & field meet. Conditions on Friday were passable to run. Last Saturday, the bottom of the weather dropped out. Two of the major meets in the Chicago area were cancelled on Friday. T...

    Blog | May 04, 2012
  4. This week in Illinois boys track & field

    Mike Newman

    So what did we find out about some of the teams from the meets last weekend? The common answer would be it was hard to tell because the weather was not the best throughout Illinois. If you say that, move to the end of the line. Although the weathe...

    Blog | April 26, 2012
  5. This week in Illinois boys track & field

    Mike Newman

    Contrary to belief, the weather was not as bad as it looked. Yes, there were some meets that were cancelled in Central and Southern Illinois. But the weather was not all that bad. Compare the weather that we had this weekend to that of last year. All...

    Blog | April 19, 2012
  6. This week in Illinois boys track & field

    Mike Newman

    Last week was the first full week of outdoor track in the state. So what do you think happened? The 80 degree temperatures that we experienced while we were competing under roof disappeared replace by the seasonal weather that we are more used to....

    Blog | April 05, 2012
  7. This week in Illinois boys track & field

    Mike Newman

    It certainly was a busy week in track in the state of Illinois. As you know, the Illinois Prep Top Times Classic was last weekend in Bloomington. Great performances all over the place that we will get to in a minute. With the tougher qualifying st...

    Blog | March 30, 2012
  8. This week in Illinois boys track & field

    Mike Newman

    There are sometimes where you search for things to write about. Last week, things were falling into my lap. Last weekend was the busiest weekend of the indoor season with schools participating in conference meets and some big down state invitationals...

    Blog | March 21, 2012
  9. This week in Illinois boys track & field

    Mike Newman

    With this weekend coming up with a bevy full of big invitationals and conference meets, the week prior is not a time for big news. Last Friday when I was looking over the schedule of events, I was wondering what I was going to write about this week. ...

    Blog | March 14, 2012
  10. This week in Illinois boys track & field

    Mike Newman

    Most of the main action on the boy's side of track in the state of Illinois headed to the college tracks last weekend. Some great meets were held in Carbondale, Jacksonville, Normal, Champaign, Romeoville, and Naperville that filled up the performanc...

    Blog | March 08, 2012
  11. Last laps for Later a winning one at Senior All Star Meet

    Mike Newman

    Meet Results Joliet, Ill --- The Senior All-Star Spotlight Meet at Joliet's Memorial Stadium Saturday afternoon gave senior athletes from Illinois, Iowa, and Wisconsin one more chance to run in high school competition. For Leland Later, it was a 2...

    Blog | June 10, 2012
  12. IL 1A Boys State Meet: Leo repeats team title; Schroeder satisfie...

    Mike Newman

    Class A Photo Gallery FINAL RESULTS PRELIM RESULTS Charleston, Ill ---There he stood by the awards tent talking to his fellow competitors with a slight smile on his face. You could tell that Steve Schroeder (Monticello, Ill) did not have muc...

    Blog | May 28, 2012
  13. IL 2A Boys State Prelims: Jamison Dale sweats his way 1,600 recor...

    Mike Newman

    Charleston, Ill --- Jamison Dale (Jones College Prep, Chicago Ill) used an old school approach to get himself ready for the balmy weather at O'Brien Field Friday morning. All during the week, Dale and his teammates trained in full sweats to get thems...

    Blog | May 26, 2012
  14. IHSA Boys 3A State Meet Individual Event Preview: How fast will t...

    Mike Newman

    The milder than normal winter weather has been a benefit to the Illinois high school track and field athletes this season. Performances that we have not seen in close to 30 years have been evident in the distances. There is more depth in all of the e...

    Blog | May 23, 2012
  15. IHSA Boys 2A State Meet Individual Event Preview: Clevenger, Augu...

    Mike Newman

    The 3 class system has been a success regardless of what some say. It has given a chance for the schools in the middle a chance to shine and succeed. The performances that have been achieved in this four year time period are not too shabby either. Fr...

    Blog | May 23, 2012
  16. IL Boys 3A State Meet Team Preview: Lake Park looks for team 3-pe...

    Mike Newman

    Quantity could be the deciding factor this weekend in the 3A state meet at O'Brien Field. With the weather supposed to be oppressively hot, it will come down to the schools that are deep to get the state championship. There is some good quality in th...

    Blog | May 23, 2012