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  1. Moweaqua Central A&M Wins Exciting Class A Girls Title

    Tony Jones

    It was perhaps one of the most diverse state championships in Class A history between the top three trophy winners. Moweaqua (Central A&M) muscled their way to a first championship with power and strength. The Raiders picked up big points in ...

    Blog | May 24, 2012
  2. IL Girls Post State Notes: A Deeper Look At Some Of The Great Mar...

    Tony Jones

    Post-state note book- Wow, what a weekend it was in Charleston for the girls state championship. The 40th edition was perhaps the best meet top to bottom in IHSA history. There were over a half-dozen meet or all-time records set to further cemen...

    Blog | May 24, 2012
  3. 3A Title Is Up For Grabs

    Tony Jones

    Coaches like to play mind games when it comes to the state preliminary round. Any average track and field observer understands that getting into the final in the least amount of energy exerted is the focus. But what about loading a particular relay...

    Blog | May 19, 2012
  4. Illinois Girls 3A State Preview: Returning state champs may not b...

    Tony Jones

    It's amazing how different the pre-season outlook compares to what may happen inside O'Brien Stadium on the campus of Eastern Illinois University this weekend. It was four months ago that the returning state champion East St. Louis looked to be th...

    Blog | May 17, 2012
  5. Illinois Girls 2A State Preview: Springfield SE hopes to prevail ...

    Tony Jones

    Believe it or not, it's been four years since the Illinois High School Association (IHSA) implemented the three-class system for track and field. The system was supposed to balance equality throughout the class structure. Although it is too early to...

    Blog | May 17, 2012
  6. Unpredicable Midwest weather heads Illinois track and field weeke...

    Tony Jones

    Overcast skies, cool climes, and a hint of wind usually canvasses Midwest high school track and field venues during the early outdoor season. This of course is the expected mid-April track weather menu. What usually isn't expected is the cancella...

    Blog | April 15, 2012
  7. IL stars at Arcadia: Brown sweeps again, Little wins 400, distanc...

    Tony Jones

    It was indeed an evening to remember for the hearty dozen athletes who competed in the prestigious Arcadia Invitational in California. The boys and girls of Illinois proved themselves and the competition that they were worthy of competing on track a...

    Blog | April 09, 2012
  8. Illinois stars aim to shine bright in Arcadia Invitational

    Tony Jones

    It could be a weekend to remember for a dozen of Illinois' top track and field athletes who are slated to compete in the prestigious Arcadia Invitational in California this weekend. The meet is touted as home to 24 national records as well as the ...

    Blog | April 06, 2012
  9. Gene Armer Invite produces favorable results for Bloom and Spring...

    Tony Jones

    by Tony Jones- anthony.jones@espn.com What was supposed to be an individual highlight show turned out to be a boys and girls team slugfest. Sort of... Bloom Township (Chicago Heights) won their second consecutive Gene Armer Boys Invitational ti...

    Blog | March 18, 2012
  10. Gene Armer Invitational looks to be the center of attention

    Tony Jones

    Gene Armer Meet Program It will be the last call for... ahh.. for many of the participants in the upcoming 34th installment of the Gene Armer Invitational, who are looking to earn final indoor bests marks and/or automatic qualifying bids to the Il...

    Blog | March 16, 2012
  11. Illinois Class 3A 2012 Girls Track & Field Preview

    Tony Jones

    There are few things in life that are better than vintage aged cheese or certified Grade A steak... except maybe a smorgasbord of track and field for the weekend enthusiast. Last year's awesome state championship was a nail-biter that literally came d...

    Blog | February 03, 2012
  12. Little, Springfield Southeast Takes 2A Center Stage

    Tony Jones

    It's a good bet that most of the of the competing athletes came to Charleston thinking about hot the weather would be. But after the morning session, it's a good hypothesis they left thinking about Shamier Little (Jr., Chicago Lindbloom). It has ...

    Blog | May 18, 2012
  13. Wheaton-Warrenville South Uses Team Effort In Lake Park Sectional...

    Tony Jones

    Roselle, Ill--- Wheaton-Warrenville South Head Coach Rob Harvey sent a direct message to his team prior to entering the premises of Lake Park High School: "our #1 goal is to qualify as many girls as possible for [next week's state championship]." Th...

    Blog | May 11, 2012
  14. Whitney Young Sweeps Chicago Public League Championship

    Tony Jones

    Whitney Young boys and girls sure picked a ripe day to compete at their finest level. For the first time in their school history, the Dolphins swept the CPS championships. The boys used dominating performances in the field events along with timel...

    Blog | May 06, 2012
  15. Sue Pariseau Invite Escapes Poor Weather

    Tony Jones

    MEET RESULTS Saturday's meets found a break from the cold weather of the past week that had hampered Chicagoland. By mid-afternoon it was a spring-like lower 50s and light wind in Glen Ellyn- the site for the Sue Pariseau Glenbard West Invitation...

    Blog | April 21, 2012
  16. 2012 Gene Armer Invitational Meet Program

    Tony Jones

    2012 Gene Armer Track & Field Invitational - 3/17/2012 Held at the University of Illinois Armory Meet Program Event 13 Boys 3200 Meter Run =============================================================================== Meet Record: 9:40....

    Blog | March 16, 2012