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2013 Class 1A GirlsTeam Preview: Moweaqua Central A & M Ready To Repeat

2013 Class 1A GirlsTeam Preview: Moweaqua Central A & M Ready To Repeat

by Tony Jones Don’t expect a great deal of change from some of the key teams this spring.  Yes, the likes of Gibson-City-Melvin-Sibley and St. Joe Ogden will surely fade out of medal contention, but the usual suspects will be there.  Moweaqua Central A&M, South Holland (Seton Academy), Sullivan, and Decatur (St. Teresa) are teams […]

2013 Class A Boys Sprints And Distance Preview

2013 Class A Boys Sprints And Distance Preview

Sprint events 100m- 2012 State Champion: Dontae Pryor (Kewanee) 10.61 [+2.2] Key returners: Brent Albertson (Sr., Flanagan-Cornell), Theo Hopkins (Jr., Chicago Leo), Cameron Walter (Sr., Greenville), Carvel Dixon (Sr., Madison). Outlook: The Century event will undergo major changes as the state champion Pryor and four other speedsters have graduated.  Albertson is the top returner by the […]

2013 Class A Boys Field Events Preview

2013 Class A Boys Field Events Preview

by Tony Jones Long Jump- 2012 State Champion: Dontae Pryor (Kewanee) 23-3.75 Key returners: Kyle Landon (Sr., Chester), Austin Wenskunas (Jr., Argenta-Oreana), Jacob Segrest (Sr., Piasa [Southwestern]), Devin Johnson (Sr., Erie). Outlook: the top three performers from last year’s state final have graduated.  Thus, the stage has been set for last year’s fourth place finisher […]

2013 Class A Girls Relays Preview

2013 Class A Girls Relays Preview

by Tony Jones There are some folks who think relays are for the fans, as if the coaches that put together fast units are doing it for fun or to supplement their egos.  Yes, it is true that some schools pride themselves in being termed a “relay school.”  But by and large relays serve a […]