QUINCY -- Recent high school graduates had several reasons to participate in the second Illinois vs. Missouri All-Star Track Meet Friday night at Flinn Stadium. Some wanted to win state bragging rights. Some wanted to compete in a track meet one more time
Boyhood dreams are born on blacktop courts, uneven driveways and backyard fields where the grass is worn thin. And they share a common thread. You hit the game-winning shot. You deliver the walk-off home run. You become the hero.
QUINCY -- Nick Koetters wrapped up last year's inaugural Illinois/Missouri all-star track meet feeling satisfied with the results. That meant the Palmyra track and field coach didn't need to see much tinkering going into this year's meet, set for Friday at
CANTON, Mo. -- Mike Anderson will guide the Culver-Stockton College cross country and track and field programs, C-SC athletic director Pat Atwell announced Monday. Anderson replaces Alan King who, left after four seasons to take the same positions at Umpqu
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Jarom Alexander of Palmyra placed sixth in the Missouri Class 3 boys 100-meter dash during Saturday's finals of the state track and field championships at Adkins Stadium. Alexander ran a time of 11.26 seconds. Kemeric Winston of Trin
GULF SHORES, Ala. -- Logan Prewitt of Culver-Stockton College competed in the men's pole vault during the NAIA national track and field championships Saturday. Prewitt failed to clear his opening height of 15 feet, 1 inch. After sitting through a four-hour
Connor Artman, a senior at Illini West High School who participated in the Illinois High School Association Class 1A boys state track and field meet Thursday afternoon, said he was shot twice while showering Thursday night at Lawson Hall on the Eastern Illinois University campus. Artman, who will be on the track team at the University of Notre Dame in the fall, said he suffered two small lacerations and he expects to compete in Saturday's finals.
In a perfect world, Liberty coach Jared Schmidt wouldn't have to worry about who will run in the boys 4x100-meter relay Thursday at the Class 1A state track and field meet at O'Brien Stadium in Charleston. An aggravated hamstring injury, however, may force Schmidt to make a decision.
CHARLESTON, Ill. -- Pittsfield thrower Chandler Hayden took third place in the shot put at 43 feet, 1/2 inch in Saturday's Class 1A girls track and field state championships at O'Brien Stadium. She also finished seventh in the discus at 122-2. Unity's 4x80