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Plowman kick takes him to Kansas Relays 1600 win

 

York's Matt Plowman runs a 60 second final 400 to win the Kansas Relays 1600 Meter Run in 4:11.43. Win qualifies him for the adidas Dream Mile in June; Mundelein's Bryce Richards PR's with 4:13 3rd place | Details coming

 

Cahokia Relays run wild at Granite City!

Cahokia runs state leadiing 41.31 in 4x1, IL #1 1:27.31 in 4x2, IL #2 3:19.22 in 4x4 | Kevion Akins IL #6 48.96 400, also wins 200 & 2nd in 100 | Wes Schoenthal IL #3 4:18.83 1600 | Ricky Nelson double win in weight events

 

Ritter Inv - Kelly O'Brien solo 5:04.40 IL #3, runs 2:12.5 anchor for Palatine win in 4x8 by .01 ahead of DGN ; Tineja Foy sweeps hurdles, new meet record in 300H; Dominique Lewis wins 200, IL #2 56.98 in 400 | Gus Scott - Lauren VanVlierbergen runs IL #1 4:54.98 to edge Judy Pendergast in fast 1600; Morgan Schulz IL #2 43.73 300H, IL #3 2:14.92 800

 

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Tineya Foy of Crete-Monee HS sets a new meet record in the 300m Hurdles - Bruce Ritter Invitational 2015 - DyeStat IL
 
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Ja'Mari Ward jumps to US#1 Triple Jump at Belleville West

 

Ja'Mari Ward jumps US#1 51-11 Triple Jump (2nd best ever in IL); US#2 24-10 LJ; also anchors 4x1 to come from behind win; leads off 48.6 for team's win in 4x4; Cahokia romps to title | William Session wins 110H 13.91 US #9 | Andre McGill 10.70 Kevion Akins 10.72 in 100; Akins comes back to win 200 | Great double by Wes Schoenthal 1:55.00 IL #2 800 / 4:22.68 1600 | Darryl Sullivan IL #1 6-10 HJ | Results | Belleville West Inv Race VideoMeet Recap

 

Reiser wins Arcadia 3200

Final 61 second 400 difference as Jesse Reiser wins Invitational 3200 in US #1 8:52.00; Zach Dale close behind 8:52.62 fourth | Ty Moss 3rd in tactical 800 1:52.30 IL #1 | Neuqua Valley 3:18.21 IL #1 to finish 4th in 4x4 | Abby Kargol 10:45.53 IL #2 3200 | Friday: Ty Moss 1:51 anchor brings Neuqua Valley up to 4th in 4x8 - 7:52.74 | Blake Evertsen, Sammy Oh, and Connor Horn all under 9:20 in 3200 races led by Evertsen's 9:14.39 | Yorkville Girls run 9:22 to finish 9th in 4x8, come back to run 21:10 to finish 9th in 4x16 | Maya Neal has great Friday to finish third in Heptathlon | Neal Interview | Results | Multi Results

 

Weekend MeetsProspect Girls Relays - Minooka wins team title; Brittny Ellis splits 24.0, 23.9, and 56.6 in three relays in frigid conditions | East Moline - Josh Eiker steps up to 400, hits IL #1 48.39 | Springfield Southeast - Jamari Drake US #13 5-8.5 HJ; Spr SE pair of IL #2's in 4x2 (1:43.98) & 4x4 (4:00.67) | York Tri - Jake Larocca IL #1 16-6 PV | HF Girls - Barrington 3:55.11 IL #1, LW East 4:00.98 IL #3 4x4; Hmwd Flsmr IL #1 48.22, Barrington IL #1 1:43.05 4x2 | Shelbyville Girls Open - Anna Sophia Keller IL #1 5:06.29, also wins 800; Amanda McClain 25.35 200, 58.17 IL #2 | DS IL Weekend Recap



 

Josh Eiker faster than the wind at Moline Gene Shipley Invitational

 

Galesburg junior runs state season bests 10.42 / 21.06 with a little help from the wind at the Gene Shipley Invitational Saturay in MolineResults / NEW! Weekend Recap

  • Holt Inv MO - Mariya Hudson triple sprint win led by IL #1 56.85 400
  • Springfield Boys Open - Heath Warren IL #1 4:22.50 1600; Barrington Wade 49.49 IL #1 400
  • O'Fallon Relays - William Session IL #1 14.21 110H
  • Belleville W Girls Inv - Postponed due to weather; rescheduled to Monday 4:00 PM

 

 

On Demand videos from every race and interviews from the Illinois Top Times Championship are now available. Check them out! | More details on RunnerSpace Plus+

 

Illinois Top Times - 1A Recap2A Recap | 3A Recap

 

 

 

Congratulations to Kahmari Montgomery of Planfield Central HS as the winner of  the DS IL Performance of the Week (3/29/15)!  Who will be this week's POW? Vote HERE! Poll closes at 11:59 PM Thursday night!

 

 

 

NEW! Monday Morning Finish Line - A look back at the Illinois Top Times Championships. Recap of the past weekend.

 

 


 

 

 

Illinois Top Times Championships

 

3A Meet - Lindsay Graham runs US#1 10:22.52 3200 | Brittny Ellis wins 60/200 in IL #1, DQ in 400 for False Start | Lauren Van Vlierbergen edges Gabby Juarez in close 1600 finish 4:53.83 IL #1 | Kahmari Montgomery runs 6.84 IL #1 60, runs 48.1 anchor to get his team 3rd in the 4x4 | Cory Hertz 49.02 IL #1 400 | Evanston Boys win 4x2, 4x4 | Morgan Schulz last minute entry in Girls 800, wins in IL#3 2:13.15 | Cierra Pulliam ties Meet record with IL #1 40-2 TJ | Jayla Stewart 8.64 IL #1 3A Meet Record 60H - NEW! 3A Meet Recap!

 

2A Meet - Cahokia sweeps Boys Relays, Ja'Mari Ward only needs 3 jumps to win LJ & TJ | Josh Eiker double win in 60/200, runs 21.2 anchor to get team 2n in 4x2 | Jaimie Robinson 39-9 IL #2 TJ, 2A Meet Record | Imani Carothers 9.05 IL #8 60H | Dominique Lewis wins 60, IL #2 7.64 NEW! 2A Meet Recap!

 

1A Meet - KD Young sets meet record on final attempt - 49-1.5 US #2 | Reaction to Record | KD Young Interview | Amanda McClain wins LJ 18-4.75 IL #4, 57.52 IL #2 400, 26.23 200 | Andre McGill wins 60m 6.93 IL#1 tie, 22.54 200 | Morgan Zacharias sets 1A Girls Meet Record 13-0 PV | Cassie Mundekis wins 800, finishes 2nd in 400 | Jon Davis leads from start to win 1600 | Eric Ponder almost laps field in 3200m win | Anna Sophia Keller final 69 sec 400 gives her win in 1600 | Tolono Unity Boys win 4x8, 4x2 | Aaron Leusse wins 60mH | Logan Ross, Tessa Holland win HJ titles NEW! 1A Meet Recap!

 

On Demand videos from every race and interviews from the Illinois Top Times Championship are now available. Check them out! | More details on RunnerSpace Plus+

 

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Super performances on an action packed Saturday

 

New Illinois #1's by Jesse Reiser in 3200, Zach Dale in 1600, Ryan Ashenbremer in PV, Sam Sikon in SP,  and William Session / Eric Walker in 60H among the many great performances in Illinois meets on Saturday

Saturday Highlights

Lake Michigan Boys - Jesse Reiser 9:02.48 US #4 3200; Bryce Richards 9:19.45 | MSL - Zach Dale solo 4:14.11 US#2 1600; Shandel Thomas 6.35/Scotty Miller 6.36 55; Kevin Salvano 9:10.05 IL#2-Graham Brown 9:14.88 in 3200; Kelly O'Brien 2:17.42/5:05.91 doubleSWSC Boys - Sean Torpy 9:19.33 IL #5 3200; Dwight Johnson 22.33 IL#3 200Gene Armer - Jonathan Stokes 6.93 IL#1 60-Adam Nelson 6.94; Sam Sikon IL #1 60-0 SP; Dominique Lewis 60/200 Girls double winner | Charleston Boys - Ryan Ashenbremmer HUGE 16-5 PR for IL #1 PV; William Session 8.04 60H IL #1T | CCL - Eric Walker 8.04 IL #1T 60H; Marcus Jones 6.95 IL#4 60; Sal Flight 4:20.46 1600 | GCAC - Anna Sloan 7.73/25.52 double win; Briana Driver 59.48 400 / 17-11 LJSilver Streak Inv - Josh Eiker 21.81 IL #1 200; UEC Girls - Gabby Juarez 4:58.66 Torree Scull 4:58.92 1600WSC-S Boys - OPRF nips York by 1 point for title; Matt Plowman 9:28.45/1:59.14 double; 3rd in 1600 behind Connor Madell 4:19.98 & Ryan Clevenger 4:20.70; Alex Teague 6.48 55 / 22.66 200; Chris Wright-Madison 6-8 HJ

Wednesday - Friday Meets

UEC Boys - Top 3 400 times in state run in meet; Ty Moss wins in IL #1 49.96 30 minutes after he ran IL #2 1:56.78 to win 800; Neuqua Valley win team championship in last year in conference; Chris Walker double win in jumps 22-8.5 / 47-1.5 | Lake Michigan Girls WI - Brittny Ellis has big night sweeping the sprints- 7.13 55m IL #1, 25.14 IL #1 200m, 57.22 400  WSC-S Girls - Lindsay Graham runs IL #1, US #3 10:30.85; Downers North wins team title behind Emma Moravec 800 / 400 double winSWSC Girls - Lincoln-Way East wins team title; Asia Brown 25.20 IL #2 200; Jessica Watkins 7.67 IL #1 60mWSC-G Girls - Shaliyah Dixon-Tucker wins 4 individual events (55m, 55H, 200m, High Jump) as Downers South wins team title | DVC Boys - Wheaton North wins team title behind double wins by Steven Connor in 55H/400 & Ben Moore 55m/200 | DVC Girls - Judy Pendergast wins 800 in 2:17.05 (IL #4), then comes back 40 minutes later to win the 1600 (5:02.42) | Naperville Central's 1-2 finishes in 55, 55H, and 200 key in winning team championship | Recap | Pendergast interviewFVC Boys - Ricky Hurley 55-9 SP; Keegan Smith 4:32 1600 | CSL-S Girls - Cheyenne White double jumps win; Mimi Smith 5:11.76 | NIC-10 Girls - Nicky Althoff Triple Win in 200, 400, and 800

 


 

Cahokia's Ja'Mari Ward: Double National Champion

 

The Cahokia captures national championships in both horizontal jumps events; Saturday wins Long Jump with 25-7.25 effort (IL #1 indoors AT); Comes back with 51-7.25 Triple Jump Win (IL #1 indoors AT) | Ward LJ Interview | Ward TJ Interview

 

Other IL action at NBIN - Zach Dale runs 8:59.76 to finish 2nd in his section, 6th overall in the 2 Mile - Zach Dale Interview | Kathleen Young All-American with 4th place finish in Shot Put | Brooke Catherine clears 13-0 to finish 3rd in PV earning All-American honors | Maya Neal earns All-American Honors with 3rd place finish in the Pentathlon |  Karina Liz runs 2:11.70 IL #1, Cassie Mundekis 2:12.01 IL #2 in 800 | Championship Results | Emerging Elites Results

 

Edwardsville Inv- Fantastic 60 Hurdles - Eric Walker 8.11 IL#1, Isaiah Michl 8.12 IL #2, William Session 8.15 IL #3 | Deshon Buchanan wins 60m 6.97 IL #3 - Adam Nelson 6.99 - Results | Batavia Distance Madness - Great 1600's!: Keagan Smith wins Boys 4:17.47; Jake Hoffert 4:19.83 | Judy Pendergast wins Girls 1600 5:00.98; Skyler Bollinger 5:04.78 | Proviso E Girls Inv - Anna Sloan IL #1 7.19 55; Jamari Drake & Ololade Ayoola both clear 5-8 in HJ - Tie for US #6 ; Rachael Lau 10:55.50 / 5:12.00 double win | Fast 1600's on 160m tracks : Bryce Richards runs 4:21.9 solo at Glenbrook North; Jesse Reiser makes season debut 4:24.27 win just ahead of Jon Davis 4:25.33 at Bergeson Co-Ed (Watch Race Here) | Edwardsville Recap | Weekend Recap | Monday Morning Finish Line

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Midwest Distance Digest - #5-March 12, 2015

 


 

2 Meet Records fall in fast and furious DGS Mustang Relays

 

4x8 Boys - RACE OF THE NIGHT! Sandburg breaks meet record 7:53.49 US #11; lead changes four times in last 800 meters | 4x8 Girls - Loyola Academy IL #1 9:25.02 come from behind win  | 4x2 Boys - Plainfield East dominates for win | Girls 4x2 - Lincoln-Way East wins 3rd event title in a row | Boys 4x4 - Neuqua Valley comes from behind to win championship | Girls 4x4 - Lincoln-Way East shatters meet record by 4 seconds to win 2nd race of night

All Race Videos Up via RunnerSpace Plus | Results | Meet Recap

NEW!  Vote for the DyeStat Illinois Performance of the Week!

 

A Busy weekend led by another IL #1 by Lindsay Graham

New! Weekend Recap | Monday Morning Finish Line | WC PV Summit - Brooke Catherine wins Girls Meet with 13-1 Meet Record; 2014 Champion Morgan Zacharias 2nd | Andy Jatis clears PR IL #1 16-3 to win Boys Meet ; Adam Coulon 2ndResults | Recap |  Proviso W Girls - Lindsay Graham runs US #3 4:55.19 1600 | Centennial Charger Classic - Jon Davis cruishes field with state leading US#11 4:16.77 1600 | ISU HS Inv - Josh Eiker IL #4 7.01 60m; Kathleen Young 48-5 SP | SIU Boys - Cahokia sweeps relays led by IL #2 1:31.30 4x2 | Hononegah Girls - Morgan Schulz IL #6 2:19.12; Grace Cronin IL #4 8.67 55H | |York Boys Inv - Zach Dale 4:21.32 IL #2 1600; Matt Plowman 800/600 double leads York to team win | Batavia Didomenico Inv - Connor McCue 1:56.46 IL #1 800; Dylan Schierich 57-10 IL #1 SP | Lyons / OPRF Dual - Adan Shaufelberger sets Lyons school record 57-2.5 IL #2 SP; Chris-Wright-Madison 6-9 HJ IL #2 | SIU Girls - Anna Sophia Keller IL #2 5:02.80 1600 | NCC Cardinal Classic - Lindsay Graham wins 3200 Meter Run with 10:34.13 US #7 performance; Judy Pendergast 10:49 US #21 | Torree Scull 5:05.21 1600 IL #4 | Michaela Hackbarth 2:18:13 IL #4 800 | Oswego surprises with 3200 relay win - 9:47.85 IL #3 | Natajah Simmons 55 / 200 Double win | Soren Umali 8.68 IL #3 55 Hurdles | Naperville Central nips Bloom for team title by 1 point | Recap | Race Videos via RunnerSpace Plus!



 

Brooke Catherine sets meet record at Windy City PV Summit

 

Brooke Catherine wins Girls Meet with 13-1 Meet Record; 2014 Champion Morgan Zacharias 2nd | Andy Jatis clears PR IL #1 16-3 to win Boys Meet ; Adam Coulon 2ndResults | Recap

 

Lindsay Graham runs state best 10:34.13 3200 at NCC

Lindsay Graham wins 3200 Meter Run with US #7 performance; Judy Pendergast 10:49 US #21 | Torree Scull 5:05.21 1600 IL #4 | Michaela Hackbarth 2:18:13 IL #4 800 | Oswego surprises with 3200 relay win - 9:47.85 IL #3 | Natajah Simmons 55 / 200 Double win | Soren Umali 8.68 IL #3 55 Hurdles | Naperville Central nips Bloom for team title by 1 point | Recap | Race Videos via RunnerSpace Plus!

Saturday - Rolling Meadows Coach Frank Schweda previews the Windy Pole Vault Summit Saturday afternoon at Rolling Meadows HS  - Preview ; Live Webcast of both eventsBOYSGIRLS | Great meet action through the state including the ISU Invitational, SIU Invitational, Hononegah Girls Classic, Homewood-Flossmoor Invitational, and the Centennial Charger Classic. Keep checking DyeStat IL TFX Meet Central for the latest results

 

Distance races spotlight inaugural NCC HS Girls Invitational

 

3200 Meter Run Match-up between Lindsay Graham and Naperville North's Judy Pendergast /Elly DeTurris top race in new meet hosted at North Central College's Res Rec Center Thursday afternoon beginning at 4:45 PMPreviewMeet Program | Meet Info



Ja'Mari Ward jumps US #2 50-5 Triple Jump at Proviso West

 

Cahokia dominates for team championship | Jamante Steward IL #1 6-10 HJ | Kahmari Montgomery double win 6.47 55/ 22.22 200 | Ty Moss blazes 1:22.66 IL #1 600 | Konrad Eiring IL #2 1:57.51 800 | Matt Plowman double win in 3200 / 1 Mile | Results | Recap | Video of races including Ward's jump on DS IL via RunnerSpace Plus!

 

Normal West Boys Inv - William Session IL #1 8.21 60H; Andre McGill 6.95 IL #3 60; Heath Warren 4:24.50 IL#3 1600 | Lockport Boys Open - Carl Klamm IL#3 1:58.27 800 | ICOPS - Andy Jatis IL #1 16-2 PV; Dan Santino IL #1 4:21.77 1600 | Steve Coffman Inv - Josh Eiker IL #1 21.96 200 |  Glenbard West Girls Quad - Lindsay Graham IL #1 4:59.2 1600; Lindsey Payne IL #1 10:56.4 3200 |  Plainfield North Girls Relays - Maya Neal runs IL #1 8.43 in 55H; also wins 200, Rachel Lau 5:11.16 1600 IL #7; Neuqua Valley wins team title - STORY | Hinsdale Central Boys Open - Alex Lima runs IL #2 1:23.8 600WWS Girls Inv #3 - Kelly O'Brien 2:19.01 800 IL#4 |  York Tri - Matt Plowman runs IL#3 in 600Urbana Uni - Andrew Warnes IL#2 800 1:58.66; Arielle Summitt 2:17.66 IL #3 800 Race Video

 

Monday Morning Finish LineWeekend Recap

New ! Midwest Distance Digest - #4-March 4, 2015

 

 

Big weekend ahead for Illinois High School meets

 

Action gears up this weekend with big meets throughout the state. Keep checking DyeStat Illinois for all the meet updates!

 

Proviso West Boys Information - InfoMeet Preview | Normal West Boys Invitational - Meet Info- Meet Program | Lockport Boys Open @ ONU - Meet Info  - Meet Program | ICOPS - Info - Meet Program

 

February 21 Weekend action

U of KY INV - Lincoln-Way East has big day in Lexington; Girls 4x4 Relay finishes 2nd with IL#1 3:56.16 | Julia Junkroski wins PV | Ololade Ayoola (2nd) & Junroski (4th) both clear 5-5 in HJ | Cassie Mundekis runs 2:13.12 (US#12, IL#1) to finish 3rd in 800 | Kathleen Young wins Shot with 47-9.5 put | Peyton Chapman runs huge 1:56.94 (IL#1) in 800 | Maya Neal 8.85 IL#1 in 60H | Eric Walker 8.30 IL#2 in 60H | Big River Championships MO - Kathleen Young concludes big weekend with 2nd in Shot: 48-6.75 US#3, IL#1 | Greg Foster Inv - Elijah Douglas IL#1 7.64 55H; Franklin Hunt IL#1 6.54 55mProviso West Friday Meet - Zach Dale runs IL #1 9:14.7 in 3200LT Boys Quad - Adam Shaufelberger of Lyons Township gets IL #1 55-6 SP; Kahmari Montgomery runs 6.4 55 and 22.8 200 handtimed on 160 meter track | DeLaSalle Inv #2 - Anna Sloan runs IL#1 7.20 in 55m; Jaimie Robinson IL#1 38-7.75 TJ | WWS Girls Inv #2 - Judy Pendergast runs Nap North indoor record 2:20.27 800 (IL#3) | Cicero Inv - Annie Zaher 11:08.80 IL #1 3200 | Glenbrook S Boys Meet - Bryce Richards runs 4:25.8 1600 on 160m track (IL#3) | DGN Girls Quad - Kelly O'Brien leads 3 under 5:12 in 5:07.3 1600 win (IL#3) | Plainfield S Inv - Adam Coulon 15-3 PV IL#3; Kerry Gschwendtner 4:25.2 1600 IL#2 | Illinois Weekend RecapMonday Morning Finish Line

NEW! Midwest Distance Digest - #3-February 25, 2015

 


 

 

Andy Jatis clears 16' in Pole Vault at Lonnell Poole Invitational

 

Jatis clears a PR 16-0 to remain IL #1 in Pole Vault Leaderboard at Lonnell Poole Invite | Bartlett wins team title | Results

 

Other Illinois action

  • Alex Lima leads Lyons Township to two wins at inaugural Proviso West Panther Relays; Lane Tech doinates Girls meet with two wins | Recap | Results | Video up of every race on Runnerspace Plus.
  • Defending 3A State Champ Annie Zaher opens with IL#1 5:03.7 1600 in meet at Hinsdale Central; Judy Pendergast IL #2 5:05.50 - Results
  • Graham Brown runs IL #1 4:24.1 at Proviso Boys Quintangular | Video | Results
  • Ty Moss runs IL #1 1:25.6 600 on 160m track at Morton | Results

 

 

Week Ending 2/14/15

 

Ja'Mari Ward jumps US#1 in Long Jump at Mizzou

 

  • Ja'Mari Ward jumps US#1 24-7.25 at Big River Series meet at the University of Missouri. Ward comes back to finish third in the Triple Jump
  • Cahokia's Anthony McRoberts jumps IL#1 6-8.5 in High Jump - Results

 

Other Illinois Meets - DS IL Weekend Recap

  • Andy Jatis wins Bloom Vaultpoleooza with IL #1 in 15-6; Morgan Zacharias wins Girls Meet with 11-6 - Results
  • Josh Eiker runs IL#3 7.03 60 at Rockford Auburn Invitational - Results



 

 

Week Ending 2/7/15

Friday - 3A Boys

 

Thursday - 2A Boys

  • Field Events - All eyes on the runway when Ward steps up
  • Sprints/Hurdles - Hooker, Eiker, and Ege highlight events
  • Distances - Who steps into the 2015 Distance Spotlight?
  • Teams - Cahokia goes for 5 straight; who will get second?

 

Wednesday - 1A Boys

 

 


 

Week ending 1/31/15

 

Friday - 3A Girls

  • Field Events - Could Catherine rewrite the IHSA PV record books?
  • Sprints/Hurdles - Ellis & Stewart brightest stars in 3A horizon
  • Distances - Could records fall in 2015?
  • Teams - Is there anyone that stop Lincoln-Way East from winning their third straight?

 

Thursday - 2A Girls



Wednesday - 1A Girls

  • Field Events - Defending champs are the name of the game in 1A
  • Sprints/Hurdles - McClain & Kimbro names to watch
  • Distances - Keller leads a strong 1A group
  • Teams - Who will step to the top of the podium in 2015?


 


 

Week Ending 1/25/15

 

Ja'Mari Ward double jumps winner at Arkansas HS Invitational

 

  •  Ja'Mari Ward jumps 23-5 US#2 to win LJ; comes back to jump US#3 49-9.5 to win TJ | Cahokia sizzles 3:21 to place 2nd in 4x4 | Cassie Mundekis wins 800 in IL #2 2:16:25 | Results
  • Karina Liz runs IL #1 2:16.17 to win 800 @ AAU Northern Championships | Results coming
  • Brooke Catherne establishes new state Girls All-Time Indoor Best with 13-4 clearance | SJO's Matthew Knipfer clears IL #1 15-4 at Reno Pole Vault Summit | Adam Coulon returns to clear 14-10 in 1st competition in over a year | Results

 

NEW! Newms Notes - A look at stories outside of the headlines - Blog

COMING UP - 2015 Track & Field Season Previews

 

 


 

Week Ending 1/11/15

Coaches Clinics jump start the 2015 Season

 

  • ITCCA North Coaches Clinic @ Oak Park-River Forest HS - Saturday 

          INFO | Speakers Schedule

  • Central Illinois Track & Field Coaches Clinic @ Tolono Unity HS - Saturday

          INFO

  • Bureau County Track & Cross Country Coaches Clinic @ Bureau Valley HS, Manlius - February 7 INFO

 

COMING UP - 2015 Track & Field Season Previews

 


 

Congratulations to Maryjeanne Gilbert and Jesse Reiser as the 2014 DyeStat Illinois XC Runners of the Year!   Girls Award Story | Boys Award Story

New! Maryjeanne Gilbert wins the 2014 Gatorade Illinois Girls XC Runner of the Year - Info

DyeStat IL XC Runners of the Year: Boys - 1A | 2A | 3A   Girls - 1A | 2A | 3A

DyeStat IL  Coach of the Year: Boys | Girls

DyeStat IL Most Improved Runner of the Year: Boys | Girls

DyeStat IL 5th Runner of the Year : Boys | Girls

 

 Newms Notes - Reflections of 2014 - Blog

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Week Ending 12/14/14

Gilbert & Reiser earn All-American Honors at Foot Locker

 

Maryjeanne Gilbert places 12th in the Girls Race, Jesse Reiser finishes 8th to earn All-American honors at the Foot Locker Nationals - Jon Davis places 37th 

Results | Girls Race | Boys Race | DyeStat IL Meet Preview  

 

Coming Soon - DyeStat Illinois XC Seasonal Awards

 

Mooseheart this season starts their Girls XC Program with the help of the Winged Foot Foundation. Eric Hofmann looks at how this happened in From the Old Comes The New

 

NXN National Coverage: Girls Race | Boys Race | Results DS IL NXN Preview | Interviews: Naperville North Girls | Palatine Girls | Sandburg Boys | Jesse Reiser | Matt Pereira

Foot Locker MW Interviews: Reiser | Davis | Gilbert : Race Highlights:  Girls | Boys : Recap | Preview

NXN MW Interviews:  Reiser | Keller | Pereira | Clevenger | Naperville North Girls | Palatine Girls | Sandburg Boys | York Boys | NXN MW Results | Race Recap

 

2014 IHSA State Cross Country Meet



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Week Ending 12/7/14

Naperville North Girls finish 4th at NXN, Reiser finishes 6th

 

  Naperville North Girls finish 4th in NXN Team Championship; Judy Pendergast top Illinois Girls finisher in 22nd; Palatine Girls finish 12th; Anna Sophia Keller places 72nd. Jesse Reiser finishes 6th in Boys Individual Race; Matt Pereira places 30th; Ryan Clevenger 81st; Sandburg Boys finish 15th in Team Race 

 

Mooseheart this season starts their Girls XC Program with the help of the Winged Foot Foundation. Eric Hofmann looks at how this happened in From the Old Comes The New

Girls Race | Boys Race | Results DS IL NXN Preview 

Interviews - Naperville North Girls | Palatine Girls | Sandburg Boys | Jesse Reiser | Matt Pereira

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Week Ending 11/30/14

Reiser, Davis, and Gilbert qualify for Foot Locker Nationals

 

  • Maryjeanne Gilbert finishes 3rd to qualify for Foot Locker Nationals . Anna Rohrer dominates Girls Championship Race running 16:57 winning by 30 seconds.
  • Jesse Reiser 3rd, Jon Davis 8th qualify for FL Nationals; Grant Fisher easy win in 15:00

 

FL MW Recap | Boys Race Highlights | Girls Race Highlights 

Reiser Interview | Gilbert Interview | Davis Interview

 

Palatine Girls Get Call, earn at-large bid to NXN Nationals - List of Qualifying Teams

 

New!   Mooseheart this season starts their Girls XC Program with the help of the Winged Foot Foundation. Eric Hofmann looks at how this happened in From the Old Comes The New

 

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Week Ending 11/22/14

NXN Midwest Regional - Sandburg, Reiser win in Boys Race

 

  • Jesse Reiser wins Boys Individiual race in quick 15:01.9 - Matt Pereira 4th, Ryan Clevenger 5th qualify for NXN Nationals. Zach Dale finishes 7th. | Sandburg runs 8 second 5 runner split to win Boys Team; York shocks field with 3rd place finish. Neuqua Valley 5th; Hinsdale Central 6th (Evertsen falls 900m into race).
  • Naperville North finishes second behind Carmel IN in team race qualifying for NXN Nationals. Palatine a close 3rd - will wait to see if they get at large bid. Anna Sophia Keller a close 3rd in individual race qualifying for NXN Nationals. Kelly O'Brien next IL runner in placing 7th.

 

NXN MW Interviews: Reiser | Keller | Pereira | Clevenger | Naperville North Girls | Palatine Girls | Sandburg Boys | York Boys | NXN MW Results | Race Recap

 

Mid East XC Championships - Results

 2014 Fall National Signing  - Illinois List  | List of former IL HS runners competing in D1's, D3's & NAIA's

2014 IHSA State Cross Country Meet

 

NXN Midwest Regional - A big Sunday ahead for Illinois

 

Top athletes and teams from Illinois head to Lavern Gibson National Course in Terre Haute for hopes to qualify Sunday for the NXN Nationals. Naperville North and Palatine will aim for qualifying bids in the Girls Championship Race. Anna Sophia Keller will be among the front runners in the race. Jesse Reiser leads a high quality list of Illinois individuals in the Boys Championship Race. Hinsdale Central and Sandburg could sweep the Boys top two spots. Mike Newman gets you ready for Sunday's races with his NXN MW Regional Preview.

 

Can't make it to Terre Haute on Sunday? Watch the live webcast here.

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Week Ending 11/8/14

2014 IHSA State Cross Country Meet - 6 Amazing Races

 

  • 3A Boys - Jesse Reiser's 4:27 last mile breaks away from pack for 14:11 win; Top ranked Hinsdale Central rebounds from sectional loss to win 2nd consecutive state championship; Sandburg 2nd; Lyons Township edges Neuqua Valley by 1 point for 3rd | Recap | Race | Reiser Interview | Hinsdale Central Team Interview
  • 3A Girls - Naperville North's pack better than Palatine, defending champ Glenbard West in what could be best Girls team race in state history; Lindsay Graham state champion in 16:23; 25 seconds ahead of Lauren Van Vlierbergen | Recap | Race | Graham Interview | DeTurris Interview
  • 2A Boys - Yorkville defends state title ahead of Mahomet-Seymour, Illiana Christian; Hoffert's become first brothers to go 1-2 in a IHSA State XC Final | Recap | Race | Jake & Luke Hoffert Interview
  • 2A Girls -Domination in Individual, Team Races: Maryjeanne Gilbert 16:12; wins by 1 minute; Yorkville wins 4th straight team championship | Recap | Race | Gilbert Interview
  • 1A Boys - Jon Davis repeats just missing 1A record with 14:20 victory; wins by 40 seconds. Monticello packs it up for program's first state championship | Recap | Race | Davis Interview
  • 1A Girls - Anna Sophia Keller repeats in 16:27; Daly Galloway 2nd in 16:52. St. Joseph-Ogden 3 all-state runners gives Spartans convincing state title | Recap | Race | Keller Interview

 

NEW! Monday Morning Finish Line ! NXN Midwest Regional Previews Coming Soon!

 

National signing day for XC / Track is today. Send pics of you signing your NLI to mike@dyestat.com | National List | Illinois List

 

The road to Detweiller ends Saturday with the State Meet. The 1A Girls race kicks it off at 9:00 AM with races every hour culminationg with the 3A Boys race at 2:00 PM

 

1A - Boys Preview | Girls Preview

  • Anna Sophia Keller the favorite in the Girls Race; Team title up for grabs with St. Joesph-Ogden the slight favorite
  • Can anyone catch Jon Davis in the Boys Race; Top ranked Monticello goes for state championship against 6 hungry teams

2A - Boys Preview | Girls Preview

  • Maryjeanne Gilbert the big favorite in the Girls Individual race; Does Yorkville make it 4 in a row?
  • Yorkville, Hoffert borthers favorites in Boys race; Can Illiana Christian catch the Foxes?

3A - Boys Preview | Girls Preview

  • Lindsay Graham the favorite in Girls race; can Alexa Haff and Mimi Smith catch her? | Defending champs Glenbard West the favorites in what could be the best Girls team competition.
  • Jesse Reiser/Zach Dale showdown for individual championship; Will Ryan Clevenger upset the showdown? | Sandburg the favorite after huge sectional win; Could this team race be closer than people think?

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Week Ending 11/1/14

 

Sectional Saturday produces fast times

 

3A - Sectional Recap | Niles W Recap | Schaumburg Recap | Monday Morning Finish Line

  • Sandburg 9 second split produces easy team win at Marist; Haff, Hinsdale C win Girls
  • Graham 16:34; Glenbard West Girls wins at Niles West | Carroll outkicks Kern; New Trier Boys pack edges Glenbard West; York ties for 5th
  • Reiser 14:32  kick wins at Schaumburg | Naperville N Girls pack dominates at SCE | Gordon wins at Quincy

2A - Sectional Recap | Monday Morning Finish Line

  • Gilbert 16:41 wins by over a minute @ East Peoria; Illiana Boys pack on top at Whtn Academy
  • Yorkville rules Boys & Girls Races at Kaneland; Jake Hoffert, Jenna Lutzow individual winners

1A - Sectional Recap | Monday Morning Finish Line

  • Fast times at Hickory Point; Jon Davis 14:43; Anna Sophia Keller 16:43 | Monticello Boys, St. Joseph Girls win at St. Teresa
  • PORTA Girls on top with Maria Brauer 17:38; Elmwood Boys ready to defend with home sectional win
  • Rockford Christian, Nick Monkemeyer win at Oregon | Kirstie Ramsey & Wethersfield win Girls

 

TFX Meet Central | IHSA Qualifiers   1A Boys   1A Girls   2A Boys   2A Girls   3A Boys   3A Girls

  

 

Destination Detweiller: Sectional Saturday

 

Dreams could continue or end on Saturday at IHSA Sectional Meets at 14 sites throughout the state. The top 5 teams and top 7 runners wo are not part of a qualifying team will advance from one of the 30 sectional races to next Saturday's IHSA State Meet at Detweiller Park.

 

  • 1A - Individual showdowns feature Davis vs. Ponder and Keller vs. Summitt at Decatur; team battles at Decatur and Oregon should top the Saturday competition. Mike Newman previews the action in 1A. Preview
  • 2A - Sectional at Kaneland tops the 2A Action with top ranked Yorkville teams in action; Maryjeanne Gilbert heads a good field at East Peoria. Mike Newman looks at what could happen on Saturday. Preview
  • 3A - Top 4 Boys teams face off at Midlothian Meadows; 1st meeting of Reiser vs. Dale at Busse Woods; Does York Boys make it out of the Niles West Sectional; Defending champion Smith faces Lindsay Graham at Niles West Girls Race; Mike Newman previews the Saturday action at the 5 3A Sectional sites. Preview

 

Regional Recaps | Monday Morning Finish Line

FINAL DS IL TEAM RANKINGS : GIRLS   1A |   2A   |   3A     BOYS   1A   |   2A   |   3A



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Week Ending 10/25/14

On to Sectional Week

 

Regional Recaps | Monday Morning Finish Line

FINAL DS IL TEAM RANKINGS : GIRLS   1A |   2A   |   3A     BOYS   1A   |   2A   |   3A

 

Regional Highlights

  • 3A - Jesser Reiser edges Matt Pereira 14:47 to 14:52 at Palatine | #9 York Boys edges #5 Glenbard West 35-35 on 6th runner tiebreaker; #1 Glenbard West rolls behind Lindsay Graham 16:44 | #3 Neuqua Valley Boys runs their 6 to 12 runners, still win at Lockport | #17 Naperville Central edges #11 Naperville North 46-48 at West Chicago Boys Race | #10 Wheaton-Warrenville South Girls edge #8 Geneva at Glenbard North.
  • 2A - Maryjeanne Gilbert runs 17:47 5k at rugged Galesburg Lake Storey Course; #2 Dunlap Girls holds off #10 Peoria Notre Dame 43-50 | Lemont wins tough Rosary Regional Girls race; #18 Rosary finishes 7th not making it out | Top Ranked Yorkville wins both races at tough Woodstock Regional | #2 Mahomet-Seymour 1-2 finishes enough to hold off #5 Metamora at Normal U-High Boys race.
  • 1A - #1 teams go down at St. Thomas More; #2 Monticello nips #1 Tolono Unity 35-44 in Boys race; #5 St. Joesph dominates in Girls Race-#1 Urbana University finishes third; Jon Davis runs 14:52 to set course record | #3 Rockford Christian edges #4 Winnebago 40-40 in Winnebago Boys race on 6th runner tiebreaker #6 Johnsburg 3rd with 48 points; Nathan Smith edges Nick Monkemeyer by 1 second | Anna Sophia Keller tunes up for sectional running 17:22 on home course to win by more than 2 minutes.

 

TFX Meet Central | IHSA Website for Qualifiers   1A Boys   1A Girls   2A Boys   2A Girls   3A Boys   3A Girls

Coming Friday: Get ready for this weekend's action with previews for every IHSA Sectional Meet. 

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Week ending 10/18/14

Conference Weekend in Illinois

 

Saturday Highlights

  • WSC-Silver - State's #1's survive - Hinsdale C wins Boys; Glenbard West places 6 in 8 to win Girls; Graham, Clevenger individual winners | Recap | Boys Race | Girls Race
  • MSL - #8 Hersey wins Boys; Dale champ ; #4 Palatine repeats as Girls champ with O'Brien winning | Boys Video | Girls Video
  • NIB-12 - 2A #1's Yorkville sweeps team titles; Skyler Bollinger and Jake Hoffert roll to easy wins
  • Big 12 - Maryjeanne Gilbert 16:43 wins Girls Race to lead Peoria ND to title; Caleb Hummer 14:42 to win Boys race; Normal Community wins Boys Title.
  • SWSC-Blue - #2 Sandburg 5 in first 6 wins Boys title; #10 Lockport captures Girls title
  • Patriot Inv -1A #3 Tolono Unity wins Boys race ahead of #1 Monticello behind Andrew Warnes win; 1A #3 St. Joseph-Ogden wins Girls teams; Daly Galloway runs away with Girls Race

Check out the latest results on TFX Meet Central | Monday Morning Finish Line - Boys Show | Girls Show | Weekend Recaps coming Monday.

 

Friday Highlights

  • DVC - #3 Naperville North wins Girls Team Title on 6th runner tiebreaker over #6 Naperville Central; Rachel Hoffman wins individual race | #7 Naperville North wins Boys Team led by individual win by Jon Klaiber | Meet Recap | Boys Race | Girls Race
  • SWC - O'Fallon sweeps team titles; Dorrian Gordon leads #16 O'Fallon with individual win; O'Fallon Girls place 5 in first 7 for team win; Edwardsville's Lizzie Lynn wins individual race

 

NXN National Course moved!

 

NXN National Championships moved from Portland Meadows to Glandoveer GC in Portland Details Official Press Release

 

Amboy Inv - #1 Monticello wins Boys team title with 63 points. #10 Sterling Newman second. Tanner Chada pulls away in final mile to win individual race | Daly Galloway runs 4th fastest time ever on course (16:52) to win Girls Race; 2-3 finish by Maria & Adrienne Brauer leads #4 Petersburg PORTA to Girls team championship ahead of #8 Annawan-Wethersfield 

Meet Recap | Girls Race Video | Boys Race Video | Race Interviews up on DyeStat IL's video page!

 

Maryjeanne Gilbert runs 16:09 for the 2.94 Black Partridge course to smash the course record by 36 seconds to win the Metamora Runnin' Red Invitational | Zach Dale crusies to win at Sterling | Highlights of Saturday's action in our  Weekend Recap | Monday Morning Finish Line looks back at the weekend action

 

Palatine's Graham Brown and Megan Beach win individual races at Northside / Southside Challenge | RESULTS

 

NEW! Watch the inspirational speech Dr. Joe Vigil gives to the York HS XC team! Interview with Dr. Vigil and Coach Joe Newton!

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Week ending 10/11/14

Gilbert smashes course record at Metamora's Black Partridge Park

 

Maryjeanne Gilbert runs 16:09 for the 2.94 Black Partridge course to smash the course record by 36 seconds to win the Metamora Runnin' Red Invitational | Weekend Recap

 

Other Highlights:

  • Zach Dale wins Boys race, Ashley Tutt Girls at Sterling; #14 Schaumburg wins Girls, #24 Oswego wins Boys
  • Only one point the difference in team races at Wheeling; Lake Zurich edges #5 New Trier in Boys Race; #13 Barrington edges #22 Libertyville Girls Race | Matt Periera, Lauren Conroy individual winners.
  • Kyle Cepeda & Gabby Juarez individual winner on West Aurora's fast new course at Stuart Sports Complex
  • Anna Sophia Keller dominates at Toledo Cumberland; Tolono Unity 5 in first 8 wins Boys team.

 

This Weekend - Sunday: North Side / South Side Challenge (Part of the Chicago Marathon) on the last 2.62 miles of the marathon course. Monday: Columbus Day Invitational at Amboy; Top 5 1A Boys Teams there! Keeping checking DyeStat Illinois for the latest updates!

Lindsay Graham runs course record 16:35 at KLM

 

#2 Hinsdale Central edges #1 Glenbard West 25-30 in WSC-Silver Girls Triangular in Hinsdale; Lindsay Graham pulls away from Alexa Haff in the last half mile to run 16:35 breaking course record by 17 seconds.  Haff was second in 17:02 | Recap | Video Highlights

 

Naperville Twilight Invitational - Tutt, Horn grab individual wins

 

DS IL HS XC Course Project - Black Partridge Park and Furrow Farm are our latest additions. Check them out!

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Week ending 10/4/14

Weather or not, great performances this weekend in Illinois

 

It was the third earliest date in Chicagoland history that it snowed. It did not bother the athletes that toed the line Saturday morning throughout the state.

Highlights:

 

  • Glenbard West wins four of seven flights to win the Wheaton North Flight Classic. Ohio's Annie Heffernan pulls away from Lindsay Graham to win the championship race. Race Videos | Results
  • Ryan Clevenger wins easily at Locktoberfest Invitational; #1 Hinsdale Central does not run varsity, #3 Neuqua Valley wins team race. Recap | Clevenger interview | Results 
  • Jesse Reiser wins by 7 seconds ahead of Keagan Smith to win at Peoria Central; #2 Sandburg wins Boys team title putting 7 runners in the first 16 | Maryjeanne Gilbert runs 16:43 to win ahead of Olivia Ryan; Hoffman Estates dominates team race by 90 pts ahead of Fenwick Results
  • 1A #2 Elmwood-Brimfield places 4 in first 10 to win Boys team race; Hunter Cobbley of El-Paso Gridley Indv race winner | Eureka edges Annawan-Wethersfield 68-70 to win Girls Team; Kirstie Ramsey wins Girls indv race
  • Alexa Haff wins by 10 seconds ahead of Audrey Ernst at St. Chares North Invitational; #2 Hinsdale Central wins Girls team | Naperville Central runs 26 second split to win Boys team title; Filip Pajak 1 second win ahead of Dhruvil Patel  Results
  • Oswego East edges Woodstock 88-92 in Pat Savage Invitational at Niles West; Christine Mujica runs 18:11 to win Girls Ind race | #7 St. Ignatius puts 4 in first 8 to win Boys team title ahead of #6 Loyola; Jack Carroll wins individual race Results

Coming up: Monday Morning Finish Line, DS IL & ITCCCA Rankings, DyeStat IL onsite coverage of Naperville Twilight Invitational

 

Big weekend meets rock in October throughout Illinois

 

The first weekend of October gives us big meets at Lockport, Peoria, Wheaton North, and St. Charles as well as other meets throughout the state. Mike Newman previews these four meets as well as a list of meets that you can find throughout the state - PREVIEW

 

DyeStat Illinois will be onsite this weekend at the Locktoberfest Invitational and the Wheaton Falcon Classic. Check back on Saturday night with great video, interviews, and recaps from these meets. Also keep checking TFX Meet Central for the latest updates from this weekend's action!

 

DyeStat Illinois HS XC Course Project - This week take a video tour of Dellwood Park in Lockport and St. James Farm in Warrenville.

 

Last week:

Palatine Inv Recap BOYS GIRLS | Palatine Race Video: G FS B Frosh B Soph Girls VAR Boys VAR | Monday Morning Finish Line | Ranking Analysis: 3AB 3AG 2AB 2AG 1AB 1AG

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Reiser & O'Brien on top at Palatine Invitational

 

Girls Race - Kelly O'Brien's final surge edges Mimi Smith by three tenths of a second to win individual title; Palatine packs it up to win team title ahead of Yorkville & New Trier | Video Race Highlights | O'Brien Interview

Boys Race - Final surge in last 600 meters difference in win by Jesse Reiser ahead of Jake & Luke Hoffert; St. Louis University MO edges Loyola Academy by five points for the team title; top six teams within 20 points. Video Race Highlights | Reiser Interview | St. Louis University Team Interview | Results

 

Results

  • Culver IN - Lyons Township captures Team Championship on strong last mile; Illiana Christian wins Boys Open team title RESULTS
  • Roy Griak MN - Naperville North Girls finishes third despite #1 runner Elly DeTurris forced out of race RESULTS
  • SJO Spartan Classic - Anna Sophia Keller 10:24 on 2 mile road course for win; St Joseph-Ogden wins Girls Team title ahead of St. Teresa, Urbana University | Monticello 4 in first 10 wins Boys team; Eric Ponder win Individual race RESULTS

 

Palatine's Meet of Champions to bring out the best Saturday

 

Jesse Reiser heads a strong field in the Boys race; team race is up for grabs | Palatine, New Trier challenge for the Girls team title against out of state Centerville and Assumption. Mike Newman gets you ready for this meet with his preview.

 

DS IL HS XC Course Project - This week looks at Deer Grove East in Palatine and Sunrise Park in Bartlett

 

Top meets this weekend in East Peoria, Sterling, Aurora Central Catolic, Busse Woods, and Washington Park in Chicago. Keep checking TFX Central for the latest meet results.

 

#4 Lyons Township five in first nine stops #7 York and #8 Downers Grove North in a WSC-Silver Triangular. Ryan Clevenger runs 13:50 to win on 2.84 course at East End Park -  Recap | Video Highlights

 

Sub5 2 Mile Challenge - A unique approach the week after the state meet at Lewis University. Times will go towards track season and can be used in the Hoka Hoka One Postal Nationals - Details

 

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Gilbert runs 16:30 on "home course" to win at Richard Spring

 

  • Girls Race - Maryjeanne Gilbert pulls away from Lindsay Graham in last half of race to run 16:30 to win the Individual Race | Even without 2 of their top 5, #1 Glenbard West still wins team title ahead of #4 Palatine 70-80 - Recap | Gilbert Interview | Graham Interview | Race Highlights
  • Boys Race - #2 Sandburg places 5 in first 21 to easily win the team championship; 2A #2 Mahomet-Seymour surprising second ahead of Loyola, Hersey, and York | Zach Dale's 4:46 last mile the key in individual win - Recap | Dale Interview | Rodriguez Interview | Race Highlights | RESULTS

Other Meets

  • Flash Rock XC Inv - 3A #2 Hinsdale Central Girls edged by Avon IN 67-71; Alexa Haff runs 17:49 for 5k to win by 14 seconds - Results
  • Kaneland - #10 Glenbard W wins Boys Team | Jenna Lutzow wins indv Girls race; #19 Geneva wins team title ahead of 2A #3 Crystal Lake Central - Results
  • Tuscola Classic - Anna Sophia Keller runs 17:02 to win Girls race by more than a minute ahead of Arielle Summit | 1A #8 Shelbyville ties #1 Tolono Unity in Boys Team; wins on sixth runner - Results

 

Monday Morning Finish Line, Weekend Recap coming Monday - Catch up on the latest results in TFX Meet Central

 

Could it be faster this weekend in Peoria?

 

The Richard Spring Invitational could answer that question as 78 schools invade Detweiller Park. Mike Newman previews both the Girls and Boys Race. Preview  | Tour the Detweiller Park course

 

Newms Notes - A preview of some of the top meets in Illinois along with a reflection on the IHSA sectional assignments - BLOG

 

DS IL HS XC Course Project - A video tour of the Channahon Park XC course that will host the Minooka Invitational on Saturday. View the course here.

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Reiser 14:20, Haff 16:41 at First to the Finish

 

3A Meet - Recap | BOYS RACE VIDEO | GIRLS RACE VIDEO

  • Jesse Reiser pulls away from Ryan Clevenger in last half to run 14:20 on soggy Detweiller course; Hinsdale Central runs 21 second split to win Boys Team title.
  • Alexa Haff surge just after the 2 Mile give her individual win 19 seconds ahead of Lauren VanVlierbergen; #3 Hinsdale Central places three in first four to win team championship ahead of #2 Naperville North.

2A Meet - Recap | BOYS RACE VIDEO | GIRLS RACE VIDEO

  • Jake and Luke Hoffert go 1-2 for Boys race win; #1 Yorkville on top ahead of #5 Vernon Hills & #Illiana Christian
  • Skyler Bollinger under contol to win Girls 2A race 11 seconds ahead of Karina Liz; #1 Yorkville places 5 in first 20 to doinate team race, Belvidere North second.

1A Meet - Recap | BOYS RACE VIDEO | GIRLS RACE VIDEO

  • #5 Urbana University 1-4 finish by Arielle Summitt and Annemarie Michael gives them win ahead of #1 St. Teresa; Summitt nips Daly Galloway by three tents of a second for individual win
  • #3 Rockford Christian nips #12 Johnsburg by one point for team title; Eric Ponder wins indv race

 

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FTTF Meet at Detweiller in spotlight this weekend

 

Five of the six top ranked teams in the DyeStat Illinois rankings head to Detweiller Park for this Saturday's First to the Finish Invitational.  More than 180 schools will compete in what could be called a "Pre-State Meet" on the Detweiller Park course. Meet Preview

 

Newms Notes - A look at a few stories that did not make the news along with previews of some of the meets this weekend. Blog

 

DyeStat IL Classic HS XC Courses - Get ready for this Saturday's meet by taking a video tour of Detweiller Park.

 

Barrington Boys stop Palatine's 75 dual meet win streak 27-28 Wednesday afternoon. Mike Eaken's Daily Herald story.

Charlie Kern named new track & field coach at York - Mike Newman story.

Last week: Hornet-Red Devil Recap | Leavey Invitational Recap | Weekend Recap | Rankings Analysis  | Monday Morning Finish Line

       

Find all of your IL Meet Results in TFX Meet Central | National TFX Search Results |Email mike@dyestat.com if you do not see your team's results

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Defending state champs Hinsdale C & Glenbard W reign at KLM

3A #1 Glenbard West Girls dominate Hornet-Red Devil with 5 in first 15; Alexa Haff individual winner | 3A #1 Hinsdale Central edge #5 Neuqua Valley 39-54; Graham Brown wins Boys race Recap  | Results 

Other Illinois Meets

  • Leavey Inv - Classic dual goes to Lauren VanVlierbergen in Girls race; St. Charles East packs it up for team win | Ryan Clevenger gets easy win in Boys Race; 5 in first 20 gives DGN win Recap
  • Lions Pride Inv - #2 Sandburg holds off host Lyons for team title; Sean Torpy edges Connor Madell in team race | Maryclare Leonard wins by 14 seconds; Valparaiso tops Lyons for team title.
  • Fenton Early Bird - #15 Glenbard West Boys pack surprises field in Boys Race ahead of #3 Buffalo Grove & #10 Buffalo Grove; Kevin Salvano wins | Olivia Ryan powerful win in Girls race; DGN edges cross town rival DGS in team battle
  • Pleasant Valley IA #2 Naperville North Girls place 7 in first 14 for team win ahead of Edina MN; Elly DeTurris leads Lady Huskies with 3rd place finish.
  • Chrisman Cow Chip Classic - Defending 1A Champs on top in flight meet; Anna Sophia Keller wins by 40 seconds ahead of Arielle Summitt | Jon Davis pulls away from Andrew Warnes for Boys race win Dave Behm Recap Video
  • Granite City Inv - Dorrian Gordon leads #7 O'Fallon to team win | Edwardsville tops in Girls Race
  • Silver Streak Inv - 2A #5 Dunlap dominates Girls Meet | Alleman surprises in Boys race ahead of #4 Metamora; Brady Carius indv winner

Find all of your IL Meet Results in TFX Meet Central | National TFX Search Results |Email mike@dyestat.com if you do not see your team's results

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Ernst pulls surprise win at Elgin City Classic

  • St. Charles North freshman Audrey Ernst pulls away early from Streamwood's Gabby Suarez to win the Girls Indv race at Elgin. North places five in first ten for team title | East Aurora again dominates in Boys race. Led by indiv. winner David Galvan, E Aurora places five in the first six for easy team win
  • Sycamore Inv - Vernon Hills dominates Boys Race; Eryk Yunk wins indv race in close battle with Tyler Smith | Jenna & Carley Lutzow go 1-2, but its Normal University front pack that gives them Girls team title
  • Kickapoo Kickoff - Tolono Unity romps in Boys team with 5 in first 9. St. Joseph-Ogden wins by 6 over Urbana University in Girls team race; Caleb Hummer, Arielle Summit individual winners.
  • MSL - Palatine Boys runs dual meet streak to 75 with win over Rolling Meadows; #10 Hersey holds off #12 Barrington 25-31 in Boys dual action. Details Coming!

Tuesday Recap

Last Weekend

  • Jesse Reiser runs nation's best 14:53 5k. Read about the McHenry County Meet along with others in our Weekend Recap. Leana Goldman wins Aurora City Meet. Read Eric Hofmann's recap HERE
  • TFX Meet Central is the home of all IL HS Meet Results. Latest results HERE
  • Monday Morning Finish Line - Mike Newman kicks off the season with a look at the previous weekend's action throughout the state. MMFL 9-1-14

NEW! - Paxson's Mike Brehm gives some suggestions on the disparity of 1A Sectionals is his Blog FIXING THE GAP BETWEEN SECTIONALS

Coming Up:

  • DS IL HS XC Course Project - Tours of Katherine Legge Memorial and Leroy Oaks FP
  • Preview of some of the top meets in Illinois this weekend
  • Newms Notes - a look at some of the stories that did not make the front page

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Reiser opens season with 14:53 5k at McHenry County Meet

 

Jesse Reiser rips a fast 14:53 on the flat 5k Lippold Park Course in Crystal Lake. Reiser wins by 37 seconds ahead of Prairie Ridge's Filip Pajak | Lauren Van Vlierbergen tops a tough girls field to win in 17:51. She wins by 31 seconds ahead of Woodstock's Kate Jacobs and Marengo's Kitty Allen RESULTS - WEEKEND RECAP - MONDAY MORNING FINISH LINE

 

Other Illinois Meets

  • Aurora City Meet - East Aurora surprise Boys Team winner ahead of Waubonsie Valley &  3A #24 Marmion; Connor McCue wins the individual race | Metea Valley wins Girls Team Title behind Leana Goldman individual win RESULTS | Eric Hofmann Recap
  • Debut Inv @ SIU-E - Anna Sophia Keller starts her season winning by 90 seconds ; 1A #1 St. Teresa places 5 runners in first 20 for team win | Corbin Kakac wins individual Boys race; 1A #21 Rochester surprises 1A #13 Freeburg for the team title RESULTS
  • Normal West Inv - Minooka's Mackenzie Callahan & Ashley Tutt go 1-2, but 2A#5 Dunlap edges 3A#18 Minooka 33-35 | Gabe Ceballos wins Boys Indv race; Plainfield South takes team title RESULTS

 

EIU Showdown @ Green Valley FP - Lauren VanVlierbergen runs to a sizzling 17:26 at Green Valley FP, wins by 81 seconds ahead of Rachael Lau; 3A#12 Downers Grove North wins team title | Ryan Clevenger cruises to easy win in Boys Race ahead of teammate Alec Danner; 3A#21 Downers Grove North scores 28 points ahead of Jacobs with 55 pts. RESULTS

SWSC Pre-Season Meet - Lincoln-Way Central's Tommy Kolacki wins the Boys race running 15:38 for 3 miles on a rain drenched Channahon Park course; 3A #2 Sandburg puts 5 in the first 10 with a 26 second split to win meet ahead of 3A #11 Lincoln-Way Central | 3A #7 Lockport runs Morgan Bollinger in F/S race, still wins team title with 52 points. Lincoln-Way Central finishes second. Natalie Waters wins individual race in 18:46. RESULTS

 

NEW! - In his latest blog Hitting the Board, Lake Park jumps Coach Tom Kaberna discusses why Double Relay Points in the state meet could hurt the sport. Read about his thoughts HERE

Hoka One One 2 Mile HS Postal Nationals

The 2 Mile Postal is back! Hoka One One will be sponsoring the 2 Mile Postal where a national champion & state postal champion will be crowned for both Boys and Girls along with Varsity, Sophomore, and Freshman divisions. Illinois - Let's dominate this! For more details, Click HERE!

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DyeStat Illinois XC Season Previews - 3A Boys

 

Teams - Hinsdale Central loses three all-state runners, but reloads and tops the 3A rankings in what could be a wide open 3A team race. Mike Newman looks at the 3A Boys top teams in 2014 in our 3A Boys Team Preview  

 

Individuals - Jesse Reiser and Zach Dale could be among the top individuals in the country. They will go after the 2014 3A Boys title. Ryan Clevenger, Matt Periera, and Graham Brown could be close on their heels.  Mike Newman looks at some of the top 3A Boys runners in the 3A Boys Individual Preview

 

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DyeStat Illinois XC Season Previews - 3A Girls

 

Teams - Glenbard West is back to defend their 3A team championship. Naperville North, New Trier, and Palatine will be there for the challenge. Mike Newman looks at the 3A Girls top teams in 2014 in our 3A Girls Team Preview  

 

Individuals - The 3A Girls state field could be one of the fastest ever. Mimi Smith goes for back to back titles, but Alexa Haff and Lauren Van Vlierbergen would like to think otherwise.  Mike Newman looks at some of the top 3A Girls runners in the 3A Girls Individual Preview

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DyeStat Illinois XC Season Previews - 2A Boys

 

Teams - Yorkville peaked at the right time to capture the 2A state title a year ago in a close battle with Illiana Christian and Vernon Hills. Illiana and Yorkville are set to battle again for the 2A state championship or will another team move up? Mike Newman looks at the 2A Boys top teams in 2014 in our 2A Boys Team Preview  

Individuals - Will any of the 2A Boys runners be able to catch Yorkville's Jake and Luke Hoffert? Mike Newman looks at some of the top 2A Boys runners in the 2A Boys Individual Preview

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DyeStat Illinois XC Season Previews - 2A Girls

 

Teams - Yorkville survived injuries last season yet won another state championship. Now their 2014 season starts with a key runner transferring. Will that effect the Foxes this year or will their depth take over? Mike Newman looks at the 1A Girls top teams in 2014 in our 2A Girls Team Preview  

Individuals -  2A Girls is loaded this fall with a deep field of talent. Maryjeanne Gilbert will look to take another step to the top after winning the 3200 this spring. Skyler Bollinger and Victoria Clinton also will look to challenge. Mike Newman looks at some of the top 2A Girls runners in the 2A Girls Individual Preview

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DyeStat Illinois XC Season Previews - 1A Boys

 

Teams - It was a close battle in 2013 with Elmwood-Brimfield coming up on top; EB has six returning, will they repeat? Mike Newman looks at the 1A Boys top teams in 2014 in our 1A Boys Team Preview.  

Individuals -  Jon Davis achieved the 1A distance crown in the 2013-2014 school year. Does he make it two in a row? It starts this fall at Detweiller Park. Mike Newman looks at some of the top 1A Boys runners in the 1A Boys Individual Preview

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DyeStat Illinois XC Season Previews - 1A Girls

 

Teams - Decatur St. Teresa did not get bumped up to 2A this year; Can they add another state championship trophy to their trophy case? MIke Newman looks at the teams that will look to bump St. Teresa off the top of the mountain in the 1A Girls XC Teams Preview  

Individuals - Does any 1A runner come close to Anna Sophia Keller in 2014? Mike Newman looks at some of the top runners in the 1A Girls Individuals XC Preview

 

 

 

 

Events

April
Minooka Invitational
Fri, 17 - 18 Minooka, IL
Bud Mohns Invitational
Sat, 18 Downers Grove
Capital City Classic
Sat, 18 Springfield, IL
Homewood-Flossmoor Boys Invitational
Sat, 18 Flossmoor, IL
Metea Valley Boys Invitational
Sat, 18 Aurora, IL
Midwest Prep Invitational
Sat, 18 Indianapolis , IN
Rock Island Girls Invitational
Sat, 18 Rock Island, IL
McHenry County Invitational
Thu, 23 - 24 Huntley, IL
Bob Cohoon Invitational
Fri, 24 Downers Grove, IL
Lockport Girls Invitational
Fri, 24 Lockport, IL
Lyons Township Relays
Fri, 24 Western Springs, IL
Metea Valley Girls Invitational
Fri, 24 Aurora, IL
Red Grange Invitational
Fri, 24 Warrenville, IL
Rock Island Boys Invitational
Fri, 24 Rock Island, IL
Carol Koszola Invitational
Sat, 25 Roselle, IL
Pedersen Prep Classic
Sat, 25 Maple Park, IL
Sue Pariseau Invitational
Sat, 25 Glen Ellyn, IL
Winston Brown Invitational
Sat, 25 Edwardsville, IL
Madison County Championships
Tue, 28 Alton, IL
St. Clair County Invitational
Tue, 28 Belleville, IL
May
Gene Ward Invitational
Fri, 01 Urbana, IL
Pete Struck Eagle Classic
Fri, 01 Orland Park, IL
Wanner Knights Invitational
Fri, 01 Mt. Prospect, IL
WWS Girls Tiger Invitational
Fri, 01 Warrenville, IL
Jim Arnold Invitational
Sat, 02 Glen Ellyn, IL
 

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