Dante Elliot refused to be denied.
In the company of one of his best friends, Dante Elliot has proven himself worthy of competing against the nation’s best track and field athletes participating in summer workouts.
No matter the length or competition of the hurdles race, Derek Herr never trailed in a postseason race heading into Saturday afternoon.
Some paced with agitation as they watched the high jump bar continue to rise. Others fidgeted with gadgets meant to relax their muscles or extend their flexibility. In a brightly colored bucket hat and shades, Kolt Byers sat upon a bench, legs spread comfortably and arms stretched out grippi…
The thrill of the hunt is what motivates a lot of younger track and field athletes to continue improving.
Travis Zimmerman reassured all those who followed him that he would be back and healthy for the District 3 Class 2A Track and Field Championships. It was the right thing to say after taking a leadership role in his senior season, but even he wasn’t sure how things would play out.
Dusty Lehr spent nearly every day of the last three weeks trying to convince his Delone Catholic girls’ track and field team that it could, in fact, be beaten. On Saturday, the Squirettes rebutted — not with their words, but with their actions.
Her coach’s rebel yell after the javelin landed wasn’t enough to convince Maddie Sieg that she’d accomplished her mission. She had to hear the announcement for herself.
If one wants to be a district high jump champ, it helps to be friends with the school’s shop coach.