Boys Track and Field news
Batavia senior Jonah Fallon, who anchored the Bulldogs' state championship 4x400 relay that clinched the program's first-ever team state title, is the Kane County Chronicle boys track Athlete of the Year.
It didn’t matter if he was simultaneously competing in the high jump, long jump and shot put while waiting on his relay to start, or playing practically every snap on the football field. Toriano Tate made sure his impact was felt at every position in every sport for DeKalb
Yorkville senior and Wisconsin recruit Kyle Clabough, who won his second consecutive Class 3A state shot put championship, is the Record Newspapers boys track and field Athlete of the Year.
Burlington Central senior Yusuf Baig almost was unable to run in the IHSA Boys State Track and Field Meet after he was sick for several days. Baig made a late decision to run, won two Class 2A medals and is the 2022 Northwest Herald Boys Track and Field Athlete of the Year.
Here's a look at the top area performers for boys' track & field
Aneefy Ford was the fastest young man around, earning the Streator junior the honor of being The Times 2022 Boys Track and Field Athlete of the Year.
Ever since Toriano Tate was in middle school, he knew he wanted to be the best long jumper in DeKalb High history. The DeKalb senior accomplished that goal this year, breaking the old record by almost four inches and taking second at the Class 3A State Championships.
Sterling senior Alejandro Arellano and Forreston senior Mason Fox will play in the 48th annual Illinois Shrine Game, to be held Saturday, June 18 at Tucci Stadium on the campus of Illinois Wesleyan University in Bloomington.
In a spring filled with so much craziness, was there any doubt that it would have a wacky ending?
The Plano School District 2A Unified track and field team won first in the state on May 27 at the IHSA meet held at the Eastern Illinois University O’Brien Field.
Batavia senior Jalen Buckley, who won the Class 3A state triple jump title in helping lead the Bulldogs to their first team state championship, is the Kane County Chronicle Athlete of the Week as voted on by readers.
Princeton's Teegan Davis won the Class 2A high jump state championship on Saturday in Charleston.
Streator's Aneefy Ford, Fieldcrest's Mason Stoeger, Seneca's Josh Doloski were solid at the IHSA Boys Track and Field State Meet.
Local athletes fared well Saturday at the IHSA State Track & Field Championships in Charleston, with five top-five finishes at O'Brien Field.
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.