When: Today, field prelims at 4:45 p.m., running prelims at 5 p.m., finals at 6 p.m.
Where: Highland High School
Darkhorse: Kankakee Valley
Athletes to watch: Andrean --- Griffith --- Kyra Scheeringa, shot put; Highland --- Airrca Harper, sprints, Kat Smailis, hurdles, Rachel Gregory, high jump, Alexis Jordan, discus, shot put; Hobart --- Celena Guerrero, distance; Alycia Corral hurdles; KV --- Leanna Mulloy, sprints, Kristin Fritts distance, Bree Babe PV; Lowell --- Ashley Ulanowski, PV, Alli Manchester, LJ, Carissa Thiel, shot put; Munster --- Brianna Williams, sprints/LJ, Allison Boyle, sprints, Shakyla Askew, sprints, Stacey Avtigs, sprints, Kyela Specht, distance, Alex Meier, hurdles, Brittany Birmingham, discus.
Fast facts: Munster is the defending champs ... Highland's Smailis was second in the 100 and 300 hurdles last year ... Munster's Askew is the defending 100 and 200 champ.
Great Lakes Athletic
When: 4:30 p.m. today
Athletes to watch: Hammond --- Tiara Reed, sprints, Danielle Riggins, spints/hurdles; Clark --- Ashley Arambula, throws; Gavit --- Stephanie Maman, distance; Morton --- Kim Johnson, sprints, Jalisa Slate, sprints, Skyler Mata, sprints.
Fast facts: Morton is the defending champion.
When: 4:45 p.m. today
Favorite: Lake Central
Athletes to watch: Chesterton -- Stephanie Fisher, Katie Behrendt; Crown Point -- Lauren McCarroll, Laicee Pierce, Augusta Schrader, Zarah Cecich, Bailey Beckham; LaPorte -- Elena Lancioni, Cortni Fryer, Kelsie Zawada, Carlie Erne; Lake Central -- Isis Thomas, Tatiana Lazic, Kaitlyn Moricz, Andrea Alvarez, Alana Eatinger, Brown, Wayco; Merrillville -- Nakel McClinton, Jaleesa Holmes, Ali Domoras, Collins; Michigan City -- Alana Rivera; Portage -- Tori Bliss; Kristy Evans, Engle; Valparaiso -- Kaitlyn DeVries, Blaney Keough, Lauren Bigger, Steffanie Long, Walker.
Fast fact: L.C. is bidding for its fourth-straight title.
When: 4:45 p.m. today
Darkhorse: Boone Grove
Athletes to watch: Boone Grove -- Jordan Chester, Julie Hogg; Hanover Central -- Kaylin Fanta, Riley Singleton, Kristen Roper; Hebron -- Paige Hickenbottom, Ashley Spurr, Jordan Hanaway, Christy Reick; Kouts -- Megan Sutter, Tara Hamstra, Allie Zimmerle; LaCrosse -- Sarah Mareska; Morgan Twp. -- Trina Coleman, Abby Walker, Jasmine Turner; South Central -- Katie Beckavac, Aurora Bonner; Washington Twp. -- Jessica Johnson.
Fast fact: Hebron is the defending champion.
Greater South Shore
When: 4 p.m. today
Where: Lake Station
Athletes to watch: Bishop Noll -- Asya Hobbs; North Newton -- Jenny Madrigal, Sarah Levy; River Forest -- Mary Salinas; Wheeler -- Taylor Gilles, Haley Lovison, Carey Ganz.