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Track team set for outdoor season

Jayce Eustice

March 22, 2018

DeKALB — The track and field team finished the indoor season with junior jumper Jehvania Whyte’s performance at the NCAA indoor championships March 10 in College Station, Texas. The Huskies then began preparing for the outdoor season, which will beginSaturday.Head Coach Connie Teaberry said she was ...

Junior jumper looks toward championship

Junior jumper looks toward championship

Jayce Eustice

March 8, 2018

DeKALB — The track and field team will be sending one of its team leaders to the NCAA Indoor Championships Friday and Saturday.Junior jumper Jehvania Whyte qualified for the championships in the triple jump after tying the Mid-American Conference triple jump record at 13.13 meters at the MAC Indoor C...

Tutt becoming player to watch

Jayce Eustice

March 5, 2018

Freshman distance runner Ashley Tutt is becoming someone to watch now and for many years to come.Tutt said she attributes a lot of her success this season to the confidence that has been instilled in her by her coaches and teammates.She performed well in her first career MAC Championship Feb. 24, as...

Top-5 Athletes of February

Top-5 Athletes of February

Tom Burton

March 1, 2018

5. Kelly Anderson, junior women’s golferAnderson gets a nod for the second time in the top-5 athletes as she is gradually establishing herself as the leader and top player on the women’s golf team. The team opened up its spring portion of the season Feb. 5, and Anderson has been a consistent pres...

Jumper Jehvania Whyte lands MAC champion

Jayce Eustice

February 26, 2018

Junior jumper Jehvania Whyte was a force to be reckoned with in her events, while the track and field team took seventh place Saturday in the Mid-American Conference Indoor Championships.Whyte won the triple jump with a jump of 13.13 meters, setting her own personal and school record for the fifth time ...

Q-and-A with Jehvania Whyte

Q-and-A with Jehvania Whyte

Jayce Eustice

February 19, 2018

DeKALB — Junior jumper Jehvania Whyte has had a remarkable year leading the track and field team in the 2018 season.Whyte leads the Mid-American Conference in the triple jump standings and broke the school record four weeks in a row at 12.74 meters.“Jehvania came in and got hurt her freshman year, a...

Track team sets records down state

Track team sets records down state

Jayce Eustice

February 18, 2018

DeKalb — The track and field team were shorthanded as they traveled with only 16 athletes Saturday to the University of Illinois for the Orange and Blue Classic.Head Coach Connie Teaberry said the reason for the limited participants this weekend was precautionary.“We are kind of nursing some naggi...

Track and Field takes third in Michigan

Jayce Eustice

February 12, 2018

DeKALB — Junior jumper Jehvania Whyte continued to impress, as the Huskies took third place at the Grand Valley State University Big Meet Saturday in Allendale, Michigan.Whyte won the long jump with a final jump of 5.80 meters and took second in the triple jump with a jump of 12.21 meters.Head Coach Co...

Track and Field continues strong season

Jayce Eustice

February 4, 2018

DeKALB — Another meet, another broken record for junior jumper Jehvania Whyte, as she jumped 12.74 meters in the triple jump Saturday at the Meyo Invitational. She broke her own school record for the fourth consecutive week.The Huskies faced off against top talent from the Atlantic Coast Conference, as well...

Track and Field excels at Iowa

Track and Field excels at Iowa

Jayce Eustice

January 28, 2018

DeKalb — Junior jumper Jehvania Whyte continued her strong start to the season as she broke her own school triple jump record for the third week in a row, jumping 12.57 meters Saturday at the Black and Gold Premier in Iowa City.Head Coach Connie Teaberry said she praises Whyte on her dedication to impro...

Track and Field takes fifth at Notre Dame

Jayce Eustice

January 22, 2018

DeKalb — The Track and Field team continued its season Saturday at the Notre Dame Invitational, where they competed against six other schools.“Two weeks into practice now after the break, and things are starting to click again,” Head Coach Connie Teaberry said. “Sometimes it’s just about havi...

Track team opens season down state

Jayce Eustice

January 14, 2018

DeKALB — The Track and Field team had its first meet of the new year Saturday and came out strong, finishing third among 11 schools at the Illinois Open in Urbana-Champaign, Illinois.“It feels really good to have them back on campus and back out there competing, and watching them try to execute,...