The NSAA state track meet begins its four day run at Omaha Burke Stadium today.
A new format was created this year to accommodate COVID restrictions put in place in Douglas County. Classes A and D will perform today and tomorrow, with B and C following on Friday and Saturday.
Hay Springs long jumper Charles “Chaz” Twarling begins the day for area athletes at 8:00 am.
The Sioux County girls 4x800m relay team will be the first ones on the track at 9:30. Crawford’s Dalli Anders will follow in the girls 100m prelims. Gage Mintken of Hay Springs will be in the boys 110m hurdle prelims.
Crawford’s Jillian Brennan, Sioux County’s Skylar Edmund, and Hay Springs’ Mia Skinner will all compete in the 400m. Halee Wasserburger of Crawford will run the 3200m at around 11:15.
Edmund, Anders, and Skinner will all line up next to each other in the first heat of the 200m. Brennan will then be back on the track for the 800m run.
Sioux County’s Karlee Junke will be in the 300m hurdles just shy of noon mountain time.