Track and Field

Track and Field

Ready, set, go: It's time for boys' cross-country sectionals

MAHOMET — The difference between Normal U-High and Mahomet-Seymour was clear to see, even if one boys' team was hardly better than the other at last Saturday's Class 2A Metamora Regional.

Athletes of the Week: Kennedy Bauer & Wyatt Wolfersberger

This school year, we're giving our weekly honorees a chance to show off their teammates.

Turf, new track on way for Champaign's Tommy Stewart Field

Unit 4's high school football field and track at Centennial will each receive a face-lift in the next year.

Athletes of the Week ... and their friends: Oct. 11, 2017

This school year, we're giving our weekly honorees a chance to show off their teammates.

Jordan Harmon | Unity cross-country | Twitter handle: @Jordanxc16

Big names rise to the top at Twin City meet

URBANA — Forrest Farokhi didn't want to see any one of his runners take an early lead at Tuesday's Twin City Meet at the University of Illinois Arboretum.

Instead, the Urbana coach simply wanted to see his top three runners — Libby Cultra, Olivia Rosenstein and Chian Scott — stick together and hang back.

Then, the plan was to pounce.

On your mark, get set ...

With the start of high school sports just days away, we asked prep sports coordinator Anthony Zilis to answer five burning questions.

1. Will Mahomet-Seymour repeat as state cross country champions?

The Mahomet-Seymour cross-country team didn't just win a state title a year ago. They ran an historic race.

Dani Bunch: Out of this world

MAHOMET — Dani Bunch has traveled around the world in pursuit of her ultimate goal: to compete in the shot put at the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo.

This summer, the 2009 Mahomet-Seymour graduate has moved one step closer to that goal.

Prep Year in Review: Memories they’re sure to cherish

The area high school sports scene kept us entertained and on the edge of our seats from August through June:

Prep Year in Review: Spartans fired up

In 2005, we asked sports writer Fred Kroner to come up with a formula to fairly evaluate all of our area schools against one another, whether they competed in five sports or in 20.