Pushing through Pain: Quincy's Kurfman battling tough road back to state
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Pushing through Pain: Quincy's Kurfman battling tough road back to state

QUINCY -- The unknown is more frustrating than the pain. "I had the stress fracture my sophomore year, and I'd almost rather have that because I knew what that was," said Lydia Kurfman, a senior distance runner on the Quincy High School girls track and fie

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Eagles capture first sectional title in program history

RUSHVILLE, Ill. -- The joy was understandably there after the Liberty girls track and field team won Wednesday's Class 1A Rushville Sectional title. The Eagles have yet to truly understand the impact of winning the program's first-ever sectional title. "I

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Saukees send five events to state

LINCOLN, Ill. -- The Pittsfield girls track and field team got five events through the Class 2A Lincoln Sectional Thursday afternoon and to the state meet. The Saukees finished third in the team standings with 64 points. Springfield Southeast won the team

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District track roundup: Mustangs' Straus wins four events

Delaney Straus won four events to lead the Marion County girls track team to a third-place finish in the Class 1 District 2 meet with 67 points at La Plata, Mo. Straus won the 1,600 in 5:30.65, the 400 in 1:02.79, the 800 in 2:31.80 and the 3,200...

Track roundup: Knuffman sets school record at WCC meet
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Track roundup: Knuffman sets school record at WCC meet

Paige Knuffman of Liberty won two events and set a new school record in the triple jump during the West Central Conference meet Friday at Sunny Lane Stadium in Monmouth, Ill. Knuffman turned in a leap of 35 feet, 3 inches in the triple jump...

Young and relentless: Freshmen, sophomores making strides for Hannibal track teams
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Young and relentless: Freshmen, sophomores making strides for Hannibal track teams

HANNIBAL, Mo. -- Aliviah Williams isn't sure why she asks her competition what their fastest times are, but she feels she needs to know. A sprinter on the Hannibal girls track and field team, Williams is usually the only freshman in her heats...

Perfect Timing: Blue Devils break 4x100 record at home meet
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Perfect Timing: Blue Devils break 4x100 record at home meet

QUINCY -- The wait might have been the hardest part for the Quincy High School girls 4x100-meter relay team. The team of Asia Jackson, Lilly Lewis, Kaitlin Roberts and Ali Rose were hoping their time in Wednesday's Quincy Invitational at Flinn Stadium...