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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.

Are you ready for some track & field?  Plan on attending the Flyers' annual Sundae Sunday informational meeting in the St. Columbkille Parish social hall on Sunday, March 24 at 6:00 p.m.  Visitors are welcome, too!

Upcoming practices:
(coaches/volunteers listed are unable to attend)
Monday, April 1 Wednesday, April 3 Thursday, April 4 Monday, April 8 Wednesday, April 10
All practices at Millard South High School, 149th & Q, starting at 6:00 p.m.  Wednesday practices will begin with a team/parent meeting.

Elle Heckenlively 4 Flyers competed in 7 events at the National Junior Olympics Championships at North Carolina A&T University in Greensboro, North Carolina from Monday, July 23 to Sunday, July 29.  Elle Heckenlively was our only medal winner, placing 5th in the 11-12 Girls shot put and winning a national championship in the aero-javelin throw, setting a new Nebraska Association record of 110' 7".  Flyer results here.  Complete results here.

26 Flyers competed in 55 events at the Region 8 Junior Olympic Championships at Iowa State University in Ames, Iowa from Thursday, July 5 to Sunday, July 8.  Flyer athletes won 31 medals, including 6 bronze, 9 silver, and 5 gold!  Regional champions were:
Taryn Askvig, 11-12 Girls high jump, 4' 9"
Elle Heckenlively, 11-12 Girls shot put, 35' 6"
Katharine Beachler, 11-12 Girls aero-javelin throw, 100' 1"
Caleb Larsen, 9-10 Boys 800 meter run, 2:34.18
Jack Chambers, 9-10 Boys shot put, 26' 2"
Flyer results here.  Complete results here.

Cornhusker Flyers apparel is now available for purchase!  Go to our Flyer Store page for more information.

See the National Youth Ranking System to see how your 2018 season best marks rank nationally.

12 Flyer kids competed in 17 events at the 2018 Nebraska state high school track meet, winning a total of 10 medals including 5 gold!

32 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.)

Upcoming events:
Sunday, March 24, 6:00 p.m. - Sundae Sunday Informational Meeting @ St. Columbkille Parish, Papillion
Saturday, May 4 - Wings of Omaha Track Club Invitational @ Northwest High School, Omaha
Saturday, June 1 - Hastings Saints Track Club Invitational @ Adams Central High School, Hastings
Thursday, June 20 and Friday, June 21 - USATF Nebraska Junior Olympic Combined Event Championships @ Bryan High School, Omaha
Saturday, June 22 and Sunday, June 23 - USATF Nebraska Junior Olympic Track & Field Championships @ Bryan High School, Omaha
Tuesday, June 25 to Sunday, June 30 - USATF National Youth Outdoor Track & Field Championships @ Durham County Memorial Stadium, Durham, North Carolina
Saturday, July 20 - Cornhusker State Games @ Lincoln High School, Lincoln (enter on your own by Monday, July 8)
Monday, July 22 to Sunday, July 28 - USATF National Junior Olympic Track & Field Championships @ Sacramento State University, Sacramento, California
Saturday, December 14 - USATF National Junior Olympic Cross Country Championships @ Yahara Hills Golf Course, Madison, Wisconsin
Friday, March 13 to Sunday, March 15, 2020 - USATF National Youth Indoor Track & Field Championships @ Ocean Breeze Athletic Complex, Staten Island, New York

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.

Cornhusker Flyers Team App The Cornhusker Flyers have their own Smartphone App!  It'll keep you up-to-date with your favorite team's news, events, results, and much more.  To get the full features of your team's App, you need to download Team App onto your smartphone.  Download Team App here (  Its 100% FREE!  Launch Team App and search for Cornhusker Flyers.  Then:
1. Sign-up to Team App.  You'll be sent an e-mail to confirm your registration.
2. Search for your club's App and request access to group(s) that apply to you.
If you don't have a smartphone, go to  Questions?  Contact Flyers coach Scot Rainbolt.

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).

See where kids can eat free (or almost free) in the Omaha metropolitan area.

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.

Always look both ways before crossing the long jump runway.  Always use a cage when throwing the discus.  Beat the winter blahs here.

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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