Track & Field

  • 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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  • Preview: Girls Track and Field
    9:15 AM

    The NWN sat down with head coach Mark Medland to discuss the girls track and field team and his expectations for the 2014 season. NWN: How did the team do last year?   Medland: We were strong last year. A lot of it had to do with girls who have been on the team for four years and because of their experience

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  • Boys Track and Field Preview
    9:16 AM

    The NWN sat down with head coach Christopher Vivone to discuss the boys’ track and field team and his expectations for the 2014 season. NWN: How did the team do last year?  Vivone: I believe we ended up third in conference, last year. Went top 5 at sectional. We had two relays and five individuals make it down state. And we had

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  • Boys’ Track Team Qualifies Several Downstate
    8:11 AM

    After a comparably subpar rest of the season, the Niles West Boys’ Track team has enjoyed recent success in their conference meet, juniors Matthew Henry and Denis Gargovic made it to finals after competing in the state competition last Saturday. The team originally qualified for six events downstate, two relays and four individuals. Gargovic competed

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