No margin for error: Central among favorites in loaded 4x200 field
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No margin for error: Central among favorites in loaded 4x200 field

CAMP POINT, Ill. -- The Central boys track and field team haven't gotten the full weekend experience at the Class 1A state meet. The 4x200-meter relay team hopes to change that. "We've packed our clothes for Saturday, and we haven't gotten to wear them," C

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South Shelby's Wood caps career with three state titles
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South Shelby's Wood caps career with three state titles

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Brock Wood has stood on the third- and second-highest spots on the podium at the Class 2 state track and field meet. The South Shelby senior finally got to experience life on the top spot. It was better than Wood anticipated.

Monroe City boys capture Class 2 title as CCC reigns
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Monroe City boys capture Class 2 title as CCC reigns

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Just before the 4x400-meter relay, Monroe City boys track and field coach David Kirby huddled his team. He was told by assistant coach Patrick Baker the most recent team scores, and Monroe City needed a victory...

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Pirates sending six athletes to state track

MONTGOMERY CITY, Mo. -- John Clubine won the Class 4 sectional championship in javelin as the Hannibal boys and girls track and field teams qualified six athletes to next weekend's state meet at Adkins Stadium in Jefferson City, Mo. Clubine...

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Palmyra wins two sectional events ahead of state

MONTGOMERY CITY, Mo. -- The Palmyra boys track and field team won the 4x400- and 4x800-meter relays in Saturday's Class 3 Sectional 2 meet Saturday afternoon. The team of Tucker Aeschliman, Abe Haerr, Jarom Alexander and Brett Griesbaum won the 4x400 in 3

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Scotland County's Woods wins long jump title

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Scotland County's Matthew Woods is bringing back two state medals from the Class 1 state track and field meet. One of those is a state championship. Woods won the long jump at 22 feet, .5 inches Saturday afternoon at Adkins Stadium.

Cardinals' Wood wins long jump state championship
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Cardinals' Wood wins long jump state championship

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Brock Wood's medal haul has officially begun. The South Shelby senior qualified for the Class 2 state track and field championships in four events and positioned himself well to be near the top of the podium in each.

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Illini West takes second, sends 10 events to state

BEARDSTOWN, Ill. -- The Illini West boys track and field team will be well represented at the final meet of the season. The Chargers finished in second place in the team standings in Friday's Class 1A Beardstown Sectional and will send athletes...

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Three throwers reach podium in shot put at Missouri state

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Northeast Missouri throwers were well represented on the shot put podium Friday at the Class 1 state track and field championships at Adkins Stadium. Knox County junior Brady Walton finished fifth with a toss...

Miller's motivation for medals fueled by helping team
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Miller's motivation for medals fueled by helping team

EDINA, Mo. -- Logan Miller keeps his state track and field championship goals quite simple. Improve one year to the next. "You don't want to finish worse," said Miller, a Knox County senior. "There's only one place I can go and that's up."