These athletes shined in track and field this past year.
Bob White's decision to coach Lincoln High track for a final season paid off with some outstanding state performances by Links.
Lincoln High junior Dajaz DeFrand won three all-class gold medals at this year's state track and field meet. Here's a look at who joined her i…
Though a junior, Links standout Dajaz DeFrand is a state newbie: "I feel like I waited a long time for this moment." When it came, she didn't miss.
The speed is cranked up in the girls division this season. Kate Dilsaver has her eyes on the team race: “I just want to run as well as I can."
We give projections on the team races and highlight the individuals you don't want to miss, among other track and field notes in our guide.
Lincoln Southwest's Kate Dilsaver and Syracuse's Ellie Wilkinson are just two of several returning state track champions.
Rounding up the highlights from the district track and field action, including Brianna Rinn entering the all-time charts in the girls 800-meter run.
Lincoln Pius X's Campos picks up three victories at the Heartland Athletic Conference meet.
DeFrand: “The rain kind of scared me during the break (between the preliminaries and finals), but it (the weather) was perfect for the finals."
The Lincoln High junior moved into fourth on the state’s all-time 200 charts with the third-fastest electronic time in state history.
Silver Hawk senior Kate Dilsaver, the 2019 Class A champion in the 100 and 200 meters, won those events Tuesday's Nebraska Track & Field Festival. But looming are showdowns with Lincoln High junior Dajaz DeFrand.
“To run as fast as I did and not pull anything (a muscle), it was a good day,” I did that.”
She completed the race in 11.67 seconds, edging out the :11.68 that Brownell Talbot’s Sarah Lyons ran in 2006.
Dajaz DeFrand's speed makes her a threat to set state sprint records this spring. Her perseverance just adds to the possibilities.
The longtime Lincoln High coach already filed his paperwork to retire at the end of the season. But, given the circumstances, he's rethinking it.
Incoming Lincoln East freshman Berlyn Schutz won the girls 15-16 age division of the 2,000-meter steeplechase at the USATF Hershey National Ju…