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    Seniors: Apply for the George Dekan Memorial Scholarship

    WHO CAN APPLY AND WHAT ARE THE EVALUATION CRITERIA? Senior athletes who are participating in an Illinois high school Track and Field and / or Cross Country program and who are...

    • October 22, 2015
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    Holler-Korfist T-F Consortium III June 17-18

    The merger of football and track makes perfect sense.  Learn how.  TFC III is six weeks away.

    • April 30, 2016
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    Bringing back the Mag Miles!

    Greg Kalinowski, who ran at Eastern Michigan and then trained with Nick Willis in Ron Warhurst’s group, the 2015 Mag Miles at Saint Ignatius College Prep.  Loyola’s Sam Penzenstadler...

    • April 29, 2016
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    Boston Marathon Memories

    The other day at practice, I mentioned Carl Lewis to my high school sprinters, and none of them had any idea who I was talking about. How many household...

    • April 18, 2016
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    Why Do Birds Fly South?

    Why not? Last weekend Plainfield North competed at the Belleville West Invitational hosted by Patton Segraves. In the Plainfield North team meeting sitting on the pavement outside the Red...

    • April 13, 2016
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    Winning with Speed

    I meant to publish this article over two months ago.  Then something happened.  Track started.  The track season and swim season overlap by three weeks, so I was coaching...

    • April 12, 2016
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    Five Years of Fast Cat: A Labor of Love

    I am a self-proclaimed running junkie.  More specifically, I have a passion for learning from other coaches- especially high school coaches.  Clinics, books, podcasts, anything that offers a glimpse...

    • March 29, 2016
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    @Pntrack Invite: The Stories I Can Tell

    Plainfield North hosts a 16-team invitational this Saturday starting at 10 a.m. We run on a 178-meter 4-lane track where the curves are nearly impossible. We seed on the...

    • March 10, 2016
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    Record, Rank, & Publish: 8 Weeks of Alactic Training

    Football & track programs working together? My latest article tells who, what, why, where, when, how, & how much.

    • February 21, 2016
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