Archive for February, 2010

DeLaSalle Invitational Information

The Invitational at DeLaSalle on Sunday, February 21, 2010:

Bus leaves at 10:45 am. Be here by 10:30 am.

Field events start at 12:30pm. Running events are scheduled to start at 12:30 pm also.

No spikes and no taped spikes allowed.

2 entries in each individual event.

Order of events:

Long Jump
Triple Jump
High Jump
Shot Put

1. 1600m run
2. 55m High Hurdles
3. 55m dash
4. Sprint Medley (1 lap, 2 lap, 3 lap, 4 lap)
5. 4 x 160m relay
6. 400m dash
7. 800m run (Note: this event may be moved to event #5)
8. 200m dash
9. 4 x 400m relay

This is a coed meet. Girls run first in all events.


Revised Lineup for OPRF

A few changes have been made in the lineup.


Lineup and change in the order of events for OPRF


The order of events for OPRF:

Pole Vault (starts promptly at 4:00)
Long Jump (starts 15 minutes after conclusion of PV)
Triple Jump (starts 15 minutes after conclusion of LJ)
High Jump (starts at 5:00)
Shot Put (starts 15 minutes after conclusion of HJ)

Running events start at 5:00

1. 55m High Hurdles
2. 55m dash
3. 55m Low Hurdles
4. 4 x 800m relay
5. 4 x 160m relay
6. 3200m run
7. 800m run
8. 400m dash
9. 600m run
10. 1600m run
11. 200m dash
12. 4 x 400m relay

Vaulters need to be ready immediately after 11th period.

See lineup in most recent post.

Tentative Order of Events for OPRF

Field events start first at 4:30

Pole Vault (may begin at 4:15)
Long Jump
Triple Jump
High Jump
Shot Put

Last year, OPRF had prelims for 55m HH, 55m dash, and 55m LH.

Then, finals proceeded as follows:
1. 4 x 800m relay
2. 4 x 160m relay
3. 3200m run
4. 55m HH
5. 55m dash
6. 800m run
7. 400m dash
8. 1600m run
9. 55m LH
10. 200m dash
11. 4 x 400m relay

Lineups for Homewood Flossmoor


Here are the lineups for Saturday’s meet.

Shoe note: no spikes allowed and no taping of spikes allowed.

Track is a 160m Mondo surface. Only chalk is allowed for marking.


Our next meet is at Homewood-Flossmoor High School

Be at Fenwick by 8:00 am. Bus leaves at 8:15 am sharp.

Although not official, here is the order of events:

Long Jump followed by Triple Jump
High Jump
Pole Vault
Shot Put

A) 4 x 800m relay
B) 4 x 160m relay
C) 3200m run
D) 55m high hurdles
E) 55m dash
F) 800m run
G) 4 x 160m weightman’s relay (may mix levels)
H) 500m dash
I) 55m low hurdles (Frosh/Soph only)
J) 1600m run
K) 300m dash
L) 4 x 400m relay

The school is located at 999 Kedzie Ave, Flossmoor, Illinois.:


Lineups for Thornwood

Information and lineups for Saturday’s meet. Be at Fenwick at 7:45 am. The bus will leave promptly at 8:00 am.

Bring water, food, a pillow, and something to read or other homework. There might be a long wait between events. We’ll arrive at Thornwood at about 9:00am. This will give us time to set up and for the field event people to start to warm up.

Thornwood High School is in South Holland, Illinois:

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Here are the lineups:


Our first meet is at Thornwood

Although not yet official, the order of events at Thornwood:

1. 4 x 880 relay
2. 2 mile
3. 60y high hurdles
4. 50y dash
5. 600y run
6. 880y run
7. 4 x 220y relay
8. 440y dash
9. 60y low hurdles
10. 1 mile
11. 300y dash
12. 4 x 440 relay

Field events: shot, high jump, pole vault, long jump, triple jump

Lineups will be up by Thursday.

Vaulters! Learn to fly at Vault Chicago “Jumpin’ Sundays” Vault Camp


Sundays at Bloom High School: anyone at any level of vault experience can participate in vault camp.

A maximum of two athletes from each school can attend. The best vaulters in our league have cut their teeth at these camps so consider participating.

You should bring your own pole. The cost is $20 per session.

Let coach McKinley know if you are interested so that Fenwick can coordinate their participants and equipment.

More information and an application at: