For a historic senior season in which he won the Class 2A state championship in the 300-meter hurdles, Rock Falls senior Matthew Marcum is the 2022 Sauk Valley Media Boys Track & Field Athlete of the Year.
Rock Falls senior Matthew Marcum entered Saturday's finals in the 300-meter hurdles at the Class 2A IHSA State Track & Field Championships with the fastest time, and he ran even faster in the finals on his way to winning the state title.
The IHSA Boys Track & Field State Championships continued Friday at O’Brien Field with the Class 2A prelims, where Dixon, Sterling and Rock Falls athletes qualified for the finals in five of the nine events in which they competed.
For a handful of Sauk Valley area boys track & field athletes, the dream of winning a state title continued Thursday in the IHSA Class 1A State Track & Field prelims at O’Brien Field in Charleston. Four individuals and two relay teams advanced to Saturday’s finals.