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The Cornhusker Flyers are a USA Track & Field Nebraska Association member youth club, offering an opportunity for boys and girls ages 18 and younger in the Omaha metropolitan area to participate in the sports of track & field and cross country.  Our track & field season runs from April to July and our cross country season runs from September to December.  To learn more about the Flyers track program, see our Club Information page. 

The 2017 Flyers track & field season has begun!  If you're ready to join for the summer, here's what to do.  If you're not sure yet, then we invite you to attend a few practices first (but please bring a completed information/waiver form with you).  If you have any questions about the Flyers, please feel free to ask any of our Coaches & Volunteers.  We look forward to seeing you at practice!

Upcoming practices:
(coaches/volunteers listed are unable to attend)
Tuesday, April 4 Wednesday, April 5 Thursday, April 6 Monday, April 10 Wednesday, April 12
All practices at Millard South High School, 149th & Q, starting at 6:00 p.m.  Wednesday practices will begin with a team/parent meeting.

36 former Flyers are competing in track & field, cross country, and other sports at colleges and universities across the country.  (If any names are missing, let us know.)

View 2016 Nebraska Association Track & Field and Cross Country Awards Banquet pictures here.

See the National Youth Ranking System to see how your 2016 season best marks rank nationally.

9 Flyers competed in 11 events at the National Junior Olympic Championships at California State University in Sacramento, California from July 25 to August 31.  Our medalists include:
Ethan Ruh 17-18 Boys shot put, 57 , 6th
Sebastian Reutzel 9-10 Boys 1500 meter race walk, 13:31.51, 7th
Complete Flyer results here.

9 Flyer kids competed in 17 events at the 2016 Nebraska state high school track meets, winning a total of 12 medals, including 1 bronze, 2 silver, and 4 gold!

Upcoming events:
Flyers: To sign up for a meet, go online or contact Brian Zimmerman before the entry due date/time shown.
Sunday, March 26, 5:30 p.m. - Sundae Sunday informational meeting @ St. Columbkille Parish social hall, Papillion
Saturday, May 6 - Wings of Omaha Invitational @ Northwest High School, Omaha (entries due Tuesday, May 2, 11:59 p.m.)
Saturday, May 13 - Lincoln Youth Track Club Invitational @ Lincoln High School, Lincoln (entries due Tuesday, May 9, 11:59 p.m.)
Sunday, May 21 - Boys & Girls Club Jaguars Invitational @ Boys & Girls Club of the Midlands, Omaha (entries due Wednesday, May 17, 11:59 p.m.)
Saturday, July 22, 7:30 a.m. - Cornhusker State Games @ Lincoln High School, Lincoln (enter on your own by Wednesday, June 21)
Monday, July 24 to Sunday, July 30 - USATF National Junior Olympic Track & Field Championships @ Rock Chalk Park, Lawrence, Kansas

Look in our Calendar page for dates, times, and sites of upcoming Flyer practices, meets, and other special events.  When possible, any postponement or cancellation information will appear on our home page as it becomes available.

USATF video Two Flyer athletes are in a USA Track & Field promotional video: Alexandria Gochenour (at 1:17, 2:30, and 4:37) and McKayla Roberts (2:20).

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Attention: ex-Flyer athletes and coaches!  Our Flyer Family News page features an Alumni Profiles section.  Let your old Flyer friends know what you're up to by sending in news about yourself.

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If you have any questions, suggestions, or comments concerning the Flyers or the web-site, please send us an e-mail.  Thanks for visiting!

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