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2019 Milesplit Illinois Power Rankings: Week 3 Pierre Nealon Feb 27, 2019

It is time for for the MileSplit Illinois team power rankings, Week Three Is Here! Power Weekend gave us major data which resulted in major change within each of the classifications. Our rankings are data driven and non-biased. THESE ARE NOT DUAL TEAM RANKINGS!

3A Boys Cross Country Team Preview: #15-#1 Raymond Lewis Aug 24, 2015

The last several years at the top of the 3A food chain has seen Hinsdale Central (enjoying the spoils of victory above last year) eating mighty good. The Red Devils fought off their key would be hunter in Orland Park (Sandburg) in earning a second consecutive state championship.

Downers Grove South Mustang Relays Recap: Checkmate! Tony Jones Mar 10, 2015

"There is no "I" in team, but there is an "I" in win." This was the sentiment of one coach after an amazing evening of top notch performances at the Al B. Carius Indoor Track and Field on the campus of North Central College in Naperville. The "I" simply refers to one getting check mated like a chess match. Game over.

Jones Dominate CPL Titles; Whitney Young Girls Score Upset Tony Jones Oct 19, 2014

Cross Country is a beautiful sport because it encompasses all of Mother Nature’s elements during the fall campaign. Many times races will feature sun, wind, rain, snow, and even mud on any given day. Saturday morning at Washington Park on the campus of The University of Chicago, the elements of wind, rain, and mud was fully illustrated. 

Class 3A First To The Finish Invitational Preview Tony Jones Sep 12, 2014

Last weekend at the Hinsdale Hornet-Devil Invitational, the competition and atmosphere was incredible and at a post-season fever pitch. It is hard to think anything can top that just a week later. Let’s go out on the limb and at least predict the level of production and excitement on all levels will be of equal proportions.

Chicago Public League Co-Ed Championship Gets Top Billing Tony Jones May 11, 2014

A new track surface, a few familiar faces, and a new attitude greeted one of the best track and field meets of the season in Illinois Saturday afternoon on the west side of Chicago at the dank but historical Hanson Stadium. When you add in sunny skies on a perfect day to compete nothing is better to take in than high school sports.

Chicago Public League Co-Ed Championship Highlights May 10, 2014

This 9th Annual CPS Co-Ed Championship was easily the best in meet history.  However, on the boy's side it rivaled many of the great old battles from the 1970s when the Public League was the king of track and field in Illinois.

Chicago Public League Boys Trials Forecast Fast Final Tony Jones May 8, 2014

The Chicago Public Schools is a unique entity in itself because it's the third largest school district in the country. In the past the bureaucracy of said entity often caused more harm than good. There was no point lower in the CPS track and field world when then esteemed Chicago Tribune sports columnist Barry Temkin wrote a lightening rod piece that contained these comments: "That mission is to breathe significant life into track and field in Chicago's public schools, where it has all but hit bottom in the years since gas cost 50 cents per gallon. That was the cost in 1974, when Richard Nixon was trying to run from Watergate..."