Dunbar Vocational Career Academy Track and Field and Cross Country - Chicago, Illinois
Track notes: Dunbar's Demoria Harris chasing titles, and his brother the Class 2A track and field state finals at Eastern Illinois University's O'Brien Stadium. in the and in the , has some high goals: and "Going against Dunbar and King, those schools, it's always a good rivalry,". Chicago (Dunbar) has not posted a calendar. Log In or Sign Up to add meets to this calendar. Training Log. Dec , No Workouts Recorded. Region A – April 28 at Hall High School in Spring Valley; Region A – May 5 at Academy in Aurora; Region D – May 3 – May 11 at Dunbar Park in Chicago (OC .
Wagner has served on the Cross Country Poll Committee since its beginning and was Chairmen of the committee to write the Cross Country booklet in Pat further served as the Mid East Coach and is a registered track official. His tireless energy and dedication to the sports have earned him this award. Won two state track meet events. Won two events in national high school meets.
Set 11 state records in the throwing events including the state meet record in the shot put and one national high school record.
Set the outdoor world high jump record once and the indoor high jump world record once. Tied for first in one NCAA outdoor high jump and scored in another. Won three Big Ten high jump events. Won one state high school track meet high jump. Set four outdoor Ohio college records and two indoor Ohio college records.
Won four gold medals in the state high school track meet, including three as a senior to win the team state championship. Tied the world record for the indoor 60 and 70 yard dashes while at Kentucky State.
Tied the state high school record in the Scored in the indoor NCAA Coached boys cross country at Patterson from to the present and girls cross country from to the present. Has won one state high school track championship. Won six boys conference cross country meets and one girl cross country district. James will be the third member of his family to be inducted into the Hall of Fame.
His father and his uncle are also members. His specialties were the yd. James qualified for the State 4 times in the and 3 times in the James attended Stanford University.
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As a Junior, he was undefeated in Pac 8 duel meets for two years in the In andMr. Ward was ranked on the World List for the M. Won one stae high school track meet. Won 12 district and six league championships. Coached seven individual high school track meet winners. Ward Coached track at East Palestine High School from through and cross country from through Won 20 league and three district track meets.
Coached five individual state high school track champions. Founded and managed the Ward Relays. His teams also won three championships in the yard relay and three State Meet Titles in the same years of, and Robert ran in the Olympic Trials.
He also competed with the Philadelphia Pioneer Track Club when he ran the fastest time in the world in the meter relay in Won two Big Ten individual titles and won two events in the state high school track meet. Participated on one national team. Set one Ohio high school outdoor state record. Ira Wentworth Ira Wentworth When a young athlete has that early appreciation of the gifts which they have been given and a burning desire that every race be worthy of and reflect the appreciation of those gifts, there will be a dedication and work ethic bound to yield a special level of success.
In track and field, he dominated AAA distance running at the M distance and won State Champion titles in that event in both his junior and senior year posting a high school PR of 9: Ira also posted a 4: Choosing to continue his education and running at Malone, Ira became one of those athletes who excelled at the longer races offered by the collegiate format.
In cross country, he became only the second athlete in school history to earn NAIA All American honors in each of his four seasons of competition. He and his family live in Sugarcreek, OH. Mark Whitaker Coached track at Hamilton Township inat Columbus East from throughand at Columbus Brookhaven from through Coached cross country at Hamilton Twp.
Won nine league and eight district meets in track. Won two state high school cross country meet championships. Won eight league and eight district cross country meets. Coached three individual state high school track meet gold medalists. Founded and managed the Bearcat Relays. His Sandusky teams won one state high school track championship, seven districts, and all seven league meets competed in.
Coached 12 individuals who won in the state high school track meet, and one winner in the Chicago National High School Meet. Won one All-Ohio track meet and coached one Olympian. Bowling Green's track is named after him. Gary White Gary White grew up in a coaching family watching and learning from his father, Bob, who was a 30 year football coach in Middleville, Michigan and an inductee into the Michigan High School Coaches Hall of Fame.
After a three year coaching stint at Kansas Lakota under Myron Cline, who Gary acknowledges as his mentor, he was ready to make a run at his own program. InGary took over the track program at Pemberville Eastwood with the philosophical intention of making Eastwood track one of the most competitive programs, not just in the Suburban Lakes League, but in the region and in the state.
Lessons learned, mission accomplished. Eastwood made their first trip to the State Runner-up awards ceremony in following that up with another Runner-up title in Inthe Eagles took one more step up the podium winning the State Championship in and then repeating the feat in Won five state high school cross country meets and runnerup positions twice.
Won one state high school track championship. Won 12 district and 12 league track titles. Won 11 league and 14 district cross country meets. Coached four state high school cross countrty meet individual champions and three individual state high school track meet winners. Won Three Olympic gold medals- two 's and one 4x relay, and one silver and one bronze medal. Won two NCAA outdoor 's. Won one national AAU indoor event. Won six national AAU outdoor events and scored in five others.
Broke the outdoor world record twice. Won six Big Ten events.
Set nine Ohio college outdoor and one Ohio college indoor record. Member of the National Track Hall of Fame.
In he won three individual state championships winning the high hurdles, the low hurdles run on a straight-a-wayand the long jump besides running on the winning relay team. Craig Whitmore Ed Barker Award - Originally from Shadyside, Craig Whitmore was a track and field coach for 16 years and a cross country coach for 14 years. Many forgotten individuals and performances have been brought to light through Craig's devoted investigations. Craig travels throughout the state and around the country to over 70 meets per year.
He annually officiates at many local and tournament competitions. Both are juniors which means one more year of excitement between these two great jumpers. The triple jump had some more excitement. Scarborough Barrington, Ill held the lead up until the final round.
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That left the last jump of the meet to Scarborough. It was a now or never moment for the senior and he responded. But that did not matter. It was the win, the first for a Barrington track athlete, that counted. At the start of the state meet, ten vaulters had gone over It looked to be a great competition. Gordon and Sgarbossa were the only athletes to clear Two of the top vaulters in the state were about to find out who was the best on this day.
Gordon missed on his first attempt at Sgarbossa came down the runway with a good plant and cleared the bar with 3 inches to spare. The pressure fell on Gordon. He passed on his final two attempts at and had the bar raised to Neither vaulter clearedgiving the state championship to the York senior.
I came here today to jump a PR. That was my plan all the time. Ignatius, Chicago Illopted to run both. Everyone else would be fresh, if you can call running in 95 degree heat fresh. The pace went out honestly. This was going to be a war of attrition.
The first action of the race was about to begin. As the runners passed behind the scoreboard at the north curve of the track, Joe Stewart Metea Valley, Aurora Ill became impatient and wanted to get out of the pack. The pack passed by.
Niyork slammed his hand to the ground, got up and tried to catch up to the pack. In reality, his chances in the race were over. Yellow flags went up, but no foul was called. Stewart took the lead and started to separate himself from the pack.
No one would go with him. The pack bided their time and waited for the right moment to go after Stewart as the lead continued to grow. At theStewart was at 4: Schrobilgen was a sophomore at the time and was in that race. I was hoping to sit back and wait. Keelan, Derrick, and Sweatt followed suit with Yunk starting to drop off the pace. The packs next quarter was 68 seconds, Stewart was struggling running a At to go, Schrobilgen made one more move.
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Derrick followed but the distance was growing between the two. Keelan caught Derrick at the line for second.
Sweatt was a second back in fourth. But the moment belonged to the Oak Park senior. I just remember sheer focus. I crossed the finish line and I thought this was it. Jonathan Goins Lockport, Ill actually got a great start and had the lead after 3 hurdles. Rashad and Willies were even the rest of the way after they passed Goins. The verdict was in after 2 minutes. The win went to Willies, only one ten thousandths ahead of Hulbert.
Hulbert made sure that would not happen again in the intermediates. He charged out in his trademark fashion having picked up the stagger before half way through the curve.
He was not going to let this one get away. Hulbert win over Willies was close to a second. I just wanted to get through the race. It looked like Tavaris Binion Hinsdale South, Darien Ill had jumped the gun, but it was just a great start by the junior. Aided by the 3. This wasn't only a win for himself. He did it for the teammates that he ran with in the two highly rated relays that did not get out of sectionals. My teammates worked so hard this year. Those guys are great sprinters.
If we cannot be here collectively, then I was there for all of us. In that race, he felt he could win. However, he went out to slow which cost him the win. He was bound and determined not to let that happen again. He took the lead immediately at the cutline.
Filipczak was at the at The lead grew over the next Archibald made a move but seemed like he was slowing down and had nothing left in his legs. Meanwhile, Filipczak was looking for a way to cross the finish line. He began to lose his balance 5 meters from the finish. He started to go sideways into lane 3 as he crossed the finish line. He won by over a half a second over Archibald. The thing was that Filipczak left everything on the track.
My coach thought I could run 1: I tried yesterday but the false start kind of threw me off. I was slowing down. I was almost certain someone was going to pass me. I told myself this is what I was training for my whole year. I had to do everything I could to win. I just wanted it so bad. On Saturday, it was the opposite. Farley was able to hold off Allen and Williams to win the first track individual championship for Round Lake.
The pace started out slow compared to the past finals that we have seen. All twelve runners in the field were within contact of each other. The pace slowed down even more setting this race up for kickers like Later and Juras. They went by in 2: The question would be who would go first?
Lederhouse was the first to go. In past Meter races, he would start his move with about meters to go down the backstretch. This state meet was no exception.
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Lederhouse charged down the backstretch looking for as much space between him and the rest of the pack. As he crossed the line in 3: With meters to go, Later caught and passed the struggling Lederhouse. In the next one hundred meters, the gap became bigger and bigger.
The New Trier senior shifted into another gear that no one in this race had on this day. Later had a state championship to compliment his cross country title in the fall. Juras made a burst to nail down second place, nearly four seconds behind. Schrobilgen, who was seventh with meters to go, used the last ounce of energy to catch and pass Todd Ford Loyola Academy, Wilmette Ill at the line for third and grab valuable points for the Huskies.
That is what my coach David Wisner told me. With all the heat, I think I would not have been able to double. Today, I was just going for the win. I knew that Lederhouse would go with about meters to go and I was prepared for that. I figured if I was going to pass him, I was going to pass him really hard. The last meters I was really going. This race was the only goal I had this year. I am going to let it sink in.
I think able to win in such hot weather and kick it in strong; I think I proved something to myself and my coach. I am really satisfied. The following week, the old surface would be torn up and replace along with a new football field. There was a lot of history that had happened on that track, so it was fitting of what happened in this race was the way that this track should be closed down. The first two legs followed suit according to the race seedings after the preliminaries. Belleville West charged to the lead with Plainfield North and Minooka close behind.
At the half way point, it was still Belleville West with Minooka and Plainfield North close than a second back. Coming around the first turn, Suss made a move to try to take the lead. All of a sudden he slowed down and popped into the air.
Inhe was out all season with a hamstring injury. That injury hit him again. He crumpled to the ground in pain.