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IHSA boys track, field state semifinals, finals to come to O’Brien Field

Staff Report

May 22, 2019


Filed under News, Sports

The Illinois High School Association’s Boys Track and Field state semifinals and finals will take place at O’Brien Field Thursday through Saturday. All the semifinals in class 1A will be held on Thursday. The field events, including pole vault, long jump, triple jump and high jump F will all...

Eastern runner in familiar place at state track meet

Dillan Schorfheide, Sports Editor

May 19, 2019


Filed under News, Sports

If it were during the academic year, he probably would have been on the other side of the starting blocks. Even then, he actually may not be using the blocks, seeing as how he runs middle distance events for the Eastern Track and Field program. Also a member of Eastern’s men’s cross country...

FEATURE PHOTO: Celebrating success at semifinals

FEATURE PHOTO: Celebrating success at semifinals

Dillan Schorfheide, Sports Editor

May 16, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Through the lens

Sophomore Amber Vroman from Seneca High School throws her arms up in celebration as she crosses the finish line during a preliminary heat of the 4x800 meter relay, solidifying her squad's first-place finish in the heat Thursday at O'Brien Field during the Illinois High School Association's Girls Track...

O’Brien Field to host IHSA girls track, field state semifinals, finals

Staff Report

May 15, 2019


Filed under News, Sports

The Illinois High School Association’s Girls Track and Field state semifinals and finals are coming to O’Brien Field Thursday through Saturday. All the semifinals in class 1A will be held on Thursday. The field events, including pole vault, long jump, triple jump and high jump, will all begin...

Girls’ track and field brings in new recruits

Girls’ track and field brings in new recruits

Camelia Nicholson, Sports Editor

May 22, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase, Sports

Eastern’s cross country and track and field coaches got a preview of their incoming runners at the girls’ state final this past weekend. Seniors Chelsea Paulek, Kate Bushue, Shelby Siltman and Margaret McPherson all committed to running for Eastern before qualifying for the state competition. Whil...

Success comes naturally for Buckwalter

Adam Shay, Sports Features Writer

November 9, 2016


Filed under Sports

The goal in any sport is to have fun and most importantly; win.  Winning has been a tradition for Eastern senior track and field athlete Bryn Buckwalter ever since her sophomore year of high school. Buckwalter joined track and field her freshman year of high school.  It did not take long for her to real...

Panthers have three first place finishes in track and field

Mark Shanahan, Staff Reporter

March 27, 2016


Filed under Sports

The men and women’s track and field teams opened up the outdoor season with three first place finishes at the SIU Bill Cornell Classic. While they had three first-place finishes, the Panthers also had four athletes that posted Eastern career top 10 marks. Sophomore Haleigh Knapp was one of the first...

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