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Norton medals in throws at national youth track meet

Norton medals in throws at national youth track meet

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…

July 07, 2014 5:00 pm

REGION COLLEGIANS: UIC’s Jacki Fletcher shines on and off the diamond

Lowell product Jacki Fletcher is the ultimate student athlete.

May 25, 2014 8:30 pm
American Track League debuts at IU today

American Track League debuts at IU today

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.

May 01, 2014 6:44 pm
Jackson hopes to emulate the best

Jackson hopes to emulate the best

WESTVILLE | If you’re going to look up to someone, why not aim high.

April 14, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Nicholas Fizer, Thornridge

Nicholas Fizer, Thornridge

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.

March 27, 2014 6:02 pm
Korean War veteran kept eye on ball, plus track

Korean War veteran kept eye on ball, plus track

Most of the action paratrooper Eugene Hollingsworth saw in the Korean War was in athletic competitions, not on the battlefield.

March 23, 2014 7:45 pm Video Photos

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Man with muscular dystrophy finishes Chicago Marathon

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.

October 14, 2013 5:30 pm
Mosop looking for another win at Chicago Marathon

Mosop looking for another win at Chicago Marathon

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.

October 12, 2013 5:00 pm
Promoting healthy living comes easy to new YMCA specialist

Promoting healthy living comes easy to new YMCA specialist

Valparaiso resident Ross Bunchek is proving that he can pull his weight as Healthy Living Director at the Portage Township YMCA, 3100 Willowcreek Road.

August 23, 2013 12:00 am
Asafa Powell, Tyson Gay blame new members of their entourages for drug woes

Asafa Powell, Tyson Gay blame new members of their entourages for drug woes

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.

July 20, 2013 6:45 pm
Crown Point High School boys' track and field team receives 3rd at state

Crown Point High School boys' track and field team receives 3rd at state

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…

July 01, 2013 5:50 pm
Michigan’s City Nieman an RBI machine for Manchester

Michigan’s City Nieman an RBI machine for Manchester

Call it a season to remember for Manchester College’s Jordan Nieman.

May 26, 2013 9:00 pm Photos

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Colonel Wheeler Middle School wins Lake Porter Conference track and field meet

Colonel Wheeler Middle School wins Lake Porter Conference track and field meet

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.

May 21, 2013 1:18 pm
REGION COLLEGIANS: Lew Wallace’s Gardner earns GLVC top male honors in track

REGION COLLEGIANS: Lew Wallace’s Gardner earns GLVC top male honors in track

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.

May 12, 2013 5:15 pm Photos

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CPHS senior signs letter of intent

CPHS senior signs letter of intent

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.

May 09, 2013 1:39 pm
Valparaiso wins DAC boys track meet

Valparaiso wins DAC boys track meet

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.

May 08, 2013 9:15 pm Photos

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Blind student-athlete soars in long jump

Blind student-athlete soars in long jump

T.F. South's Jhaliyah Anderson, visually impaired since 3 years old, is finishing her first season of competing with the track team.

May 02, 2013 9:30 pm
Yemi Ogunbameru and Nick Fizer

Yemi Ogunbameru and Nick Fizer

Yemi Ogunbameru, left, and Thornridge teamate Nick Fizer compete in the 110 m hurdles competition, won by Ogunbameru.

April 25, 2013 8:50 pm
Nathan Wright of Crete-Monee

Nathan Wright of Crete-Monee

Nathan Wright of Crete-Monee competes in the competes in the 400m final heat.

April 25, 2013 8:50 pm
Jackson Campbell

Jackson Campbell

Jackson Campbell of T.F. South competes in the long jump competition.

April 25, 2013 8:50 pm
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