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Track and Field

Game of the Week: Boys' State Track Meet

Check out highlights from Saturday's boys' state track meet, including state championships from Mahomet-Seymour's Hunter Hendershot and Callan Whitehouse, Tuscola's Hunter Woodard, Clinton's Austin Rauch, ALAH's Logan Hall, and Unity's Steven Migut.

Colin Likas contributed to this video.

Boys' state finals track & field notes: 'I'm so happy right now'

CHARLESTON — Saturday's Class 2A boys' state track and field finals began about as well as they possibly could have for Mahomet-Seymour.

With the running events still in their infancy, the Bulldogs were sitting with 20 points on the board thanks to a pair of leading performances in the field.

HS Boys Track: 2018 State Finals

Area boys compete in the IHSA Boys Track and Field State Finals at O'Brien Stadium Saturday, May 26, 2018, on the Eastern Illinois University campus in Charleston.

Local stars from Day 3 of the boys' state track meet

Preps coordinator COLIN LIKAS weighs in on four area athletes who caught his attention during Saturday's final events of the boys' track and field state meet at Eastern Illinois University's O'Brien Stadium in Charleston:

Unity senior Migut nabs elusive 300 hurdles state title

CHARLESTON — Steven Migut's right knee told half of the story. The smile on the Unity senior's face told the second half.

Migut's 300-meter intermediate hurdles race at Saturday's Class 2A boys' track and field finals could have been over after just one leap.

VIDEO: 2018 Class 2A/3A Boys' State Track Preliminaries

Video highlights from the 2018 Class 2A and 3A boys' state track and field preliminaries on Friday, May 25, at Eastern Illinois' O'Brien Stadium.

Tackling a school shooter? For those who know M-S grad, 'That's Jason'

At Mahomet-Seymour High School, he was a tough-tackling, rim-touching, shot-putting three-sport star who was always in the middle of the action.

Boys' state finals track & field notes: 'All I need is a chance'

CHARLESTON — Quemarii Williams glanced uneasily at the list of 400-meter dash participants. The Danville junior wasn’t sure his clocking of 49.38 seconds in Friday’s Class 3A boys’ state track and field preliminaries was good enough to earn him a spot in today’s finals.

That’s when he saw it. Just to the right of his time was a lowercase Q.

Local stars from Day 2 of the boys' state track meet

Preps coordinator COLIN LIKAS weighs in on four area athletes who caught his attention Friday at the boys' track and field state meet in Charleston:

Fortune, host of other Bulldogs reach finals

CHARLESTON — It was a serious challenge, to be sure. If Mahomet-Seymour sought to be included in the Class 2A boys' state track and field team championship chase, it would need four athletes to deliver across six preliminary events.