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  1. 2018 Illinois Top Times Championships
    22 Mar, 2018
    2018 Illinois Top Times Championships
    Everything that you need to know about this weekend's Illinois Top Times Championship at Illinois Wesleyan University's Shirk Center in Bloomington. The meet begins with the 1A session Friday afternoon at 3:05 PM. If you can't make it to the Shirk Center, you can watch the meet LIVE via +PLUS! Videos will be available after the meet ON DEMAND via +PLUS! Meet Previews - 1A | 2A | 3A Meet Programs - 1A | 2A | 3A Storylines to Watch ITT Live Webcast Meet Schedule Illinois Top Times Official
  2. Sub 5/Sub 6 Challenge set for fifth season for High School distance runners
    08 Feb, 2018
    Sub 5/Sub 6 Challenge set for fifth season for High School distance runners
    This is the fifth season for the Sub 5 /Sub 6 Challenge for High School Distance runners. The name of the game is simple. If you are a boys' distance runner in High School, run under sub 5 for 1600-meters or under 10:30 for 3200-meters, and have your coach submit your time to make the list. If you are a girls' distance runner in High School, run under sub 6 for 1600-meters or under 12:45 for 3200-meters and have your coach submit your time to make the list. This is not a contest between
  3. ILXCTF Track & Field Previews - 3A Boys Events
    01 Feb, 2018
    ILXCTF Track & Field Previews - 3A Boys Events
    Wes York and Charlie Kern (pictured, Laura Duffy Photo) are two of the top returning runners in the 800 Meter Run. There are so many 3A Boys athletes that will take center stage on the national level this 2018 season. We saw what happened last fall during the Cross Country Season. We are about to see that this spring in Track & Field. Get yourself ready for the up coming season by reading previews for each of the 18 events that will take place on the 3A schedule. 3A Boys Distance Events 3A
  4. ILXCTF Track & Field Previews - 2A Boys Events
    01 Feb, 2018
    ILXCTF Track & Field Previews - 2A Boys Events
    The East St. Louis-Senior 4x400 Relay team after winning the 3A state title last year in Charleston (Laura Duffy Photo) East St. Louis-Senior moves from 3A down to 2A for the upcoming season. They will be the big favorite for the team championship. Read about their chances, along with other athletes chances, for the upcoming season with the ILXCTF.com Preview of each of the 18 events. 2A Boys Distance Events 2A Boys Field Events 2A Boys Sprint/Hurdle Events
  5. ILXCTF Track & Field Previews - 1A Boys Events
    01 Feb, 2018
    ILXCTF Track & Field Previews - 1A Boys Events
    Riley Wells (pictured, Laura Duffy photo) is back to defend his title in the 800 Meter Run and help Rockford Christian defend their championship in the 4x400 Meter Relay. Illini West has Connor Artman and Jacob Bryan back in their pursuit of a second straight 1A team championships. Check out previews for the 18 events that will take place at the IHSA State Meet. Remember...less than four months before we converge on Charleston. 1A Boys Distance Events 1A Boys Field Events 1A Boys
  6. Celebrating the Life of Coach Joe Newton - January 27, 2018
    28 Jan, 2018
    Celebrating the Life of Coach Joe Newton - January 27, 2018
    A celebration of life for legendary York High School Coach Joe Newton, who passed away on December 9, was held on January 27 at the high school in Elmhurst. Alumni and his friends from all over the country made it to the school to honor their coach, mentor, friend. Here are the speeches that were given in the ceremony. A tribute from Olympic Champion and current IAAF President Lord Sebastian Coe is also included. Tribute from Lord Sebastian Coe 1 - Opening Remarks 2 - Stan Reddel - former York
  7. ILXCTF Track & Field Previews - 3A Girls Events
    24 Jan, 2018
    ILXCTF Track & Field Previews - 3A Girls Events
    New faces in the field events but familiar faces in the sprints and distance events will make the year in the IHSA 3A Girls Classification exciting to watch. Katelynne Hart will look to add more state championships to her less than two-year High School resume. Who will be the queen of the sprints: DaJour Miles, Ameia Wilson, or Amira Young? Lincoln-Way East (pictured, Laura Duffy photo) won the 3A 4x4 last season. Will they repeat in 2018? Those questions should be answered in May. In the
  8. ILXCTF Track & Field Previews - 2A Girls Events
    23 Jan, 2018
    ILXCTF Track & Field Previews - 2A Girls Events
    Kiara Pauli (pictured) was one of the many reasons why Dunlap dominated in winning the 2A Girls Team Championship last May. The Eagles return the core of last year's scorers, but will have a tougher time repeating their team championship especially with East St. Louis-Senior moving down to 2A this season. There are many stories that will be told in this classification this spring.  Let's start by looking at the previews for the upcoming season in each of the 18 events. 2A Girls Distance
  9. ILXCTF Track & Field Previews - 1A Girls Events
    22 Jan, 2018
    ILXCTF Track & Field Previews - 1A Girls Events
    St. Joseph-Ogden (center) will rely on strong relay running to chase after the 1A Girls State Championship this May in Charleston. Get ready for the track season with previews for the upcoming IHSA Track & Field Season 1A Girls Distance Events 1A Girls Field Events 1A Girls Sprints | Hurdles More season previews in other IHSA Classifications coming soon!