Track & Field

  • Two Varsity Girls Niles West Pole Vaulters Qualify for State
    10:21 AM

    Two girls on the Niles West girls track and field team qualified and now have the opportunity to compete at the state competition at Eastern Illinois University on Thursday, May 18. Senior Nicole Cho, who will be attending the University of Illinois, will be continuing her pole vaulting career there next year. Senior Karina Marin will be attending Washington

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  • 2017 Spring Preview: Boys Track & Field
    11:04 AM

    The Niles West News recently had an opportunity to talk with boys track and field head coach Christopher Vivone about the team’s goals and expectations for this upcoming season. NWN: How does the team look this year? Vivone: The team looks good. I think we’re a very senior-dominated group, which is good because you always want that.

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  • Boys 2016 Track Preview
    9:41 AM

    The Boys Track team is just starting to warm-up to this years season. They just started practice Monday of last week. There’s a lot of great talent and need for some of the boys to step up. “We’re pretty young right now. We have a lot of juniors, who if they step up and do

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  • Pole Vaulting: Give it a Try
    9:12 AM

    Can you imagine a sport where you run full speed, stake a long flexible stick, and propel yourself to new heights? The sport of pole vaulting has been around since 1896. It was played in Ancient Greece, and is still one of today’s most fascinating sports. At track meets, spectators gravitate toward the event in the back

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  • Girls Track and Field 2015 Preview
    8:26 AM

    Girls Track and Field has just begun their outdoor season. NWN reporters sat down with some of the coaches and their athletes to talk about their goals and aspirations for this season. Video by Inana Zomaya

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  • Seniors Place First in Boys’ Track CSL Invite
    8:17 AM

    The Niles West Boys’ track team participated in the CSL Invite held in the field house Friday, March 21. Niles West had a few first place winners at the track event. Senior Christo Cadet won first in the Triple Jump; fellow senior Matt Henry came first in both high and low hurdles; and senior Isaac Reinemann placed first in the Pole Vault.

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