Information for Girls New Trier Trevian Invite on Saturday (4/28)

ENTRIES

Girls not competing in the City Sophomore Championships will be competing at New Trier High School on Saturday at:

385 Winnetka Avenue, Winnetka, Illinois 60093

Bus leaves Northside at 8:00 am Saturday morning.

Order of Events and Approximate Time Schedule:

Field Events:

  • 9:30am:
    • Varsity Shot Put (Top 8 athletes to Finals)
    • Varsity Long Jump (Top 8 athletes to Finals)
    • Junior Varsity Pole Vault
    • Junior Varsity High Jump
    • Junior Varsity Discus (Top 8 athletes to Finals)
    • Junior Varsity Triple Jump (Top 8 athletes to Finals)
  • 10:30am:
    • Junior Varsity Shot Put (Top 8 athletes to Finals)
    • Junior Varsity Long Jump (Top 8 athletes to Finals)
    • Varsity Pole Vault
    • Varsity High Jump
    • Varsity Discus (Top 8 athletes to Finals)
    • Varsity Triple Jump (Top 8 athletes to Finals)
  • National Anthem @ 10:27am

Running Finals:

  • 10:30am:
    • Junior Varsity 3200 Meter Relay – 2 Heats
    • Varsity 3200 Meter Relay – 2 Heats
    • Junior Varsity 400 Meter Relay – 2 Heats
    • Varsity 400 Meter Relay – 2 Heats
    • Varsity 3200 Meter Run – 2 Heats
    • Junior Varsity 100 Meter High Hurdles – 4 Heats
    • Varsity 100 Meter High Hurdles – 4 Heats
    • Junior Varsity 100 Meter Dash – 4 Heats
    • Varsity 100 Meter Dash – 4 Heats
    • Varsity 800 Meter Run – 2 Heats
    • Junior Varsity 800 Meter Relay – 2 Heats
    • Varsity 800 Meter Relay – 2 Heats
    • Varsity 400 Meter Dash – 4 Heats
    • Varsity 300 Meter Low Hurdles – 4 Heats
    • Junior Varsity 1600 Meter Run – 2 Heats
    • Varsity 1600 Meter Run – 2 Heats
    • Varsity 200 Meter Dash – 4 Heats
    • Junior Varsity 1600 Meter Relay – 2 Heats
    • Varsity 1600 Meter Relay – 2 Heats

Other Notes:

  • Athletes check in with the clerk at the bullpen area located in the North / West corner of the track. Athletes who fail to report will be scratched from the event.
  • Scratches: All coaches should report to the “Hospitality Shed” (at the North/West corner of the track) between 8:30AM and 9:00AM for any scratches.
  • Camps: Team camps may be set up in the bleachers on the South end of the track (outside of the fence). However, please respect spectators. Camps may also be set up in the grassy area to the south of the track (outside of the fence/Parking area). Please be cautious of the discus area southeast of the track.
  • Spikes: The surface is seal-flex rubber. Only 1/4″ (maximum) spikes are allowed.
  • Starting Blocks: New Trier will furnish starting blocks for all events.
  • The Trevian Invite is two levels, Junior Varsity, and Varsity. Northside is only competing in the Varsity level.
  • Concessions: Our booster club will be providing concessions. Lunch will be provided for coaches.
  • Awards: A plaque will be presented for the 1st and 2nd place Varsity teams. In open events and relays medals will be given for 1st through 6th place. A plaque will be presented for the 1st place Junior Varsity team. Ribbons will be given in open events and relays for 1st through 6th place.
  • Scoring: 10-8- 6-4- 2-1 for all individual events. 10-8- 6-4- 2-1 for all relay events.
  • Rules: IHSA Sectional rules will be in effect unless otherwise noted.
  • Uniforms: School uniforms must be worn and in compliance with the sectional rules.
  • Coaches: Coaches will be allowed on the track during the meet, but we ask that you stay away from the finish line area. Athletes and parents are to stay off the track during the meet.
  • Trainer: New Trier’s training staff will be in attendance and will be available throughout the meet.
  • Field Events: All athletes will receive three (3) attempts in the shot put, discus, long jump and triple jump. We will take 8 athletes to the finals in each of these events. All athletes in the field events will be given 60 seconds from the time they are called until they must begin their attempt. An athlete who is competing in more than one field event must check in and out of their events accordingly.

 

Information for Boys Friday Meets – CPS Challenger and Glenbrook North Spartan Relays (4/27)

The boys not competing Saturday at Sophomore City will be competing on Friday this week. Rain is currently in the forecast, so be prepared.

Sprinters and Jumpers:

Sprinters will be at the CPS Challenger Meet at Hanson Stadium that was postponed from last week. There is no bus for this meet as last time.

Hanson Stadium is at Fullerton and Central (also the site of Outdoor City Championships). Entrance is through the parking lot of Dr. Jorge Prieto Math and Science Academy at:

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Here are our FINAL ENTRIES.

Field events start at 4:30 pm. Running events start at 4:45 pm.

Full schedule and order of events can be found HERE.

Distance:

Distance will be at the annual Glenbrook North Spartan Relays at:

2300 Shermer Road, Northbrook, IL 60062.

We could not get the bus time moved from the original time, so the bus will leave Northside at 12:30 pm tomorrow. However, the 4×8 has an estimated start time of 4:30 pm, so bring food. Early dismissal forms will be distributed at practice, but if possible, you should stop by the security desk and pick one up and start talking to your teachers today about missing classes after 12:20 pm tomorrow.

Approximate schedule:

  • 4:30 pm:
    • 4x800m Relay: Jacob, Darius, Gabe, John
  • 4:55 pm:
    • Distance Medley Relay: Kris (1200m), Gabe (400m), Long (800m), John (1600m)
  • 5:40 pm:
    • 4x1600m Relay: Darius, Gabe, Kris, Jacob

Medals for first through third place relays; ribbons for fourth through sixth place.
Trophies to the first and second place teams.

Note:

  1. Everyone is an alternate for every other relay. Norb is an alternate for every relay.
  2. Make sure you all have similar uniforms for relays.

 

Information for City Freshmen/Sophomore Championships! (4/28)

FINAL CHAMPIONSHIP ENTRIES

Updated Schedule and Heat Sheets:

Schedule

Heat sheets

The City Frosh/Soph Championships will be held at Hanson Stadium (at Central and Fullerton) on Saturday. The entrance of the stadium can be accessed through the parking lot of Dr. Jorge Prieto Math and Science Academy at 2231 N Central Ave, Chicago, IL 60639.

Bus leaves Northside at 8:00 am Saturday morning.

The meet will begin at 10:00 am, and they will try to have the meet completed by 4:00 pm.

Shields will be awarded to the top two teams. Ribbons will be awarded to 1st – 6th place finishers of each event during the finals on Saturday.

Final results will be available online at http://www.athletic.net/.

Important Notes:

  • All student-athletes must be prepared to prove their identity during the meets, preferably through CPS HS Identification cards. ID checks will be administered throughout each meet to ensure the eligibility and identity of participants.”
  • Relays: 
    • Uniforms for relay teams must match or be very similar. Check in with your relay and make sure this is in order by Friday. If you have any questions, ask your coaches ASAP.
    • Relay alternates must be ready to go. If you’re an alternate for a relay, you need to be available at the time of the relay. No exceptions.
  • Throws: Field implements (shot, discus) must be weighed for accuracy.
  • Sprints: Blocks may not be provided at the starting line.
  • High jump: Opening height is 4’8” for boys and will be raised 2” until 5’0”/6’0”, then will subsequently be raised 1”.
  • Spike Length: 1/4” or shorter
  • No tape is to be used on the track/runways. Beanbags, tennis ball halves, and chalk are permissible.
  • Athletes can use the backside of the track for warm-up/cool down. Athletes must be off the track unless reporting to the staging area or warming up or cooling down in the designated area.
  • The track is a 440 yd, eight lane, all-weather surface. All distances except the Mile Relay and 2 Mile Relay are marked on the track in meters consistent with IHSA Metric Events.

 

 

Sara McCoy Smashes Her Previous School Record at Palatine Distance Night with a 5:13.54!

With perfect conditions (cool weather, no wind, music playing, amazing competition) Sara McCoy crushed her own 1600m school record at Palatine Distance Night on Saturday with a 5:13.54 beating her previous record by over two seconds. Sara now ranks 8th in Illinois Class 2A in the 1600m.

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After Sara and Erin completed their 30 minute cool down run, Sara and her supporting teammates competed in the costume 4 x 400m relay.

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Chef Sara starting the relay off.
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Sally Potter chasing down some girl in a tutu.
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Melissa Ketchup Bottle fleeing from a T. rex.
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Banana Goldman anchoring to a costume relay school record.

 

Congratulations to Sara on the new record, and thank you to everyone who came out to support on Saturday!

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5:13.54 1600m

 

Watch Whitney Young’s Clayton Mendez’s winning 4:08 and Sam Rivera’s 4:13 to represent Chicago schools in the Boys Elite 1600m race.

 

 

 

 

 

Yes, Melissa did successfully evade the T. rex.

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Meet Information for this Weekend

GIRLS ENTRIES

BOYS ENTRIES

The meet that was supposed to take place Wednesday was postponed until next Friday, the 27th. Since we already have meets that weekend, it is likely we will not have anyone compete at the CPS Challenger Meet. That means it is very important to compete this Saturday.

We were able to find and enter a new meet on Saturday (4/21) for the girls. It is a co-ed meet, but only our girls will be attending. Boys will be at the annual Lake Forest meet at the same time.

  • Girls will be competing at the Walther Christian Academy Invite:
    • The meet takes place at Triton College at:
      • 2000 5th Ave, River Grove, IL 60171
    • Bus leaves Northside at 8:30 am for the girls
  • Boys will be competing at the Lake Forest High School Invite:
    • The meet takes place at Lake Forest High School at:
      • 1285 N. McKinley Rd., Lake Forest, IL 60045
    • Bus leaves Northside at 8:00 am for the boys

Entries for each meet will be posted shortly.

Distance Training – Week 14

  • Monday:
    • Wednesday racers:
      • 3 x 1000m at slightly slower than 5k pace, 4 x 200m at 800 pace
    • If not racing Wednesday:
      • 3 x 1000m at slightly slower than 5k pace, 400m, 600m, 400m, 200m at 1600m pace
  • Tuesday:
    • Wednesday racers:
      • Pre-meet: 30 minute easy run
    • If not racing Wednesday:
      • 2 x Sandburg + 40 minutes
  • Wednesday:
    • CPS Challenger Meet at Hanson Stadium
    • If not racing Wednesday:
      • 3200m tempo + 400m, 300m, 200m, 100m at 800m pace with ~3 minute rests between everything
    • Palatine:
      • 40 minutes easy
  • Thursday:
    • 30 minutes
    • Plus 4-6 x 100m strides or 4 x 200m at 1600m pace with 200m slow jogs between (staying on pace)
  • Friday:
    • Boys: 30 minutes + 0-4 x 100m strides
    • Girls: Workout – TBD
    • Palatine: 20-30 minutes + 0-4 x 100m strides
  • Saturday:
    • Boys: Lake Forest Meet
    • Girls: Walther Christian Academy
    • Sara: Palatine Distance Night
  • Sunday: Rest day
    • No running

CPS Challenger Meet #5 – Hosted by Von Steuben (4/18)

As discussed at practice today, those that are able to make a meet this Wednesday (4/18) will be competing at Hanson Stadium at Fullerton and Central (also the site of Outdoor City Championships). Entrance is through the parking lot of Dr. Jorge Prieto Math and Science Academy at .

Here are our FINAL ENTRIES.

Field events start at 4:30 pm. Running events start at 4:45 pm.

Full schedule and order of events can be found HERE.