Track And Field
Brett K. Norton, 14, of Merrillville, a member of TrackMySpeed Indiana, placed in both throwing events in the 15-16 age division of the USA Track and Field Youth Nationals on June 27-28 at Indiana University in Bloomington. Norton, who will be a freshman, finished second in the shot put with…
Lowell product Jacki Fletcher is the ultimate student athlete.
Imagine being picked out of the crowd to hold the starting blocks for Lolo Jones before a hurdles race. Or standing so close to the high jump action that athletes actually high-five the fans after clearing the bar.
WESTVILLE | If you’re going to look up to someone, why not aim high.
Thornridge's Nick Fizer, right, and teammate Yemi Ogunbamero run at the Pete Struck Invitational last spring. Fizer is the No. 4 seed in the 60-meter hurdles and also in the 200 at this weekend's Illinois Top Times Meet at Illinois Wesleyan.
Most of the action paratrooper Eugene Hollingsworth saw in the Korean War was in athletic competitions, not on the battlefield.
CHICAGO | A Venezuelan man with muscular dystrophy was the last runner to cross the finish line of the Chicago Marathon — nearly 17 hours after he started the race.
CHICAGO | Moses Mosop not only hopes to be the fastest man in today's Chicago Marathon he wants to complete a comeback 26.2-mile run in record time.
Valparaiso resident Ross Bunchek is proving that he can pull his weight as Healthy Living Director at the Portage Township YMCA, 3100 Willowcreek Road.
Asafa Powell and Tyson Gay painstakingly built their record-setting careers and untainted reputations by resisting shortcuts and exercising tight control over who gained entrance to their inner circles.
CROWN POINT | The Crown Point Community School Corporation Board of School Trustees presented Commendation Awards to the Crown Point High School 2012-13 Boys’ Track and Field Team for receiving third place in the 4X800 and 4X100 Meter Relays at the IHSAA State Track and Field Meet in Bloomin…
Call it a season to remember for Manchester College’s Jordan Nieman.
CROWN POINT | On a cold and windy Friday night, the Colonel John Wheeler Middle School boy’s sixth and seventh grade track teams took home team championship titles.
Lew Wallace grad Robert Gardner was named the Great Lakes Valley Conference’s men’s Track Athlete of the Year after he guided the University of Indianapolis to its fourth straight conference title.
CROWN POINT | Crown Point High School senior track and field athlete Bailey Beckham signed a letter of intent to attend Butler University in Indianapolis and run track for the Bulldogs.
VALPARAISO | Wednesday was “one of those nights” according to head coach Brett Polizotto for the Valparaiso boys track team at the Duneland Athletic Conference meet.
T.F. South's Jhaliyah Anderson, visually impaired since 3 years old, is finishing her first season of competing with the track team.
Yemi Ogunbameru, left, and Thornridge teamate Nick Fizer compete in the 110 m hurdles competition, won by Ogunbameru.
Nathan Wright of Crete-Monee competes in the competes in the 400m final heat.
Jackson Campbell of T.F. South competes in the long jump competition.
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