Burbank, IL (April 8, 2014) The Boys track team competed in their first home meet of the season this past Tuesday. The Quad meet featured Reavis racing, hurdling, jumping and throwing against TF South, Richards & Bremen. The Sophomore squad was able to snag the first place slot! The Varsity Rams grabbed the 2nd place nod falling just 4 points shy of Richards High School. The Rams had huge contributions from Senior Captain Robert Centeno, and Junior Captain Calvin Jordan. Calvin took first place in both jump events as well as the 200M dash.
Tinley Park, IL (April 5th, 2014). The boys track team traveled to Andrew High School this past Saturday for their first outdoor invite of the season. The Rams as a team were able to snag the 4th place slot for both divisions. The Freshman and Sophomore squads saw some great individual success as well. John Behling, a Freshman distance runner snagged 1st place overall for the 3200M run.
Summit, IL (March 22nd, 2014) Senior Rams and team leaders Robert Centeno & Khalid Smith find success at the 1st meet of the season this past Saturday at the annual Argo Indoor Invite. The Rams competed well in every event but stealing the show was Khalid Smith taking 1st in his heat in the 200M with a time of 25.5. Even more impressively Robert Centeno blew past all competitors winning the 400M race outright with a time of 54.8. "That is one of the fastest times I have ever seen inside the Argo Field House" - Argo Head Coach said.
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The Boys Track 2013 Season Calendar is available. Please take some time to review the practice and competition dates. If you have a job or appointments to keep, please use this calendar as a reference so that you do not miss valuable practice time or meets. Attenance at meets is mandatory and critical to the success of our student athletes and our track program.
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Despite frigid conditions, the Rams battled with a very competitive field Satudray at Andrew.
On the Varsity level, Pedro Santos continues to improve, finishing 4th in shot (PR, 43'3) and 2nd in discus (131'3.5). David Palac took 3rd in the 3200m run (10:44) and Steven Cole took 5th in a very deep field in the 200 (23.8).
The Rams were led by Senior Pedro Santos winning the shot put with a personal best throw of 42'5. The Rams also swept the high jump with Sophomore Khalid Smith taking first, Joe Pauletic 2nd, and Dan Herlihy finishing 3rd in his first ever track meet.
David Palac started off the season well with a 2nd place finish in the 3200m run. Palac was followed by Zack Carlson who finished 4th.
The boys track team will open another exciting season on Monday, February 27th at 3:15pm. All athletes interested in running should meet at the patio and be dressed for the cold. We will make every attempt to be outside, weather permitting.
All athletes must have a current physical on file, along with a signed concussion form. Forms are available in the Athletics Office.
Questions? See Coach Moran in room 262.