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Track and Field quartet set for NCAA West Preliminary

By Maddie Barrett | May 23, 2019

DeKALB — Four Huskies will compete in the NCAA West Preliminary Round beginning on Thursday and ending on Saturday. The three-day meet will be held in Sacramento, California. Among those competing are junior multi-event runner Remy Amarteifio, junior...

Track and Field takes third in Michigan

By 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...

Track and Field continues strong season

By 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...

Track and Field takes fifth at Notre Dame

By 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...

Track team opens season down state

By 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...