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Welcome to the home page of the
CORNHUSKER FLYERS TRACK CLUB

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 2018 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)
Thursday, April 19 Monday, April 23 Wednesday, April 25 Thursday, April 26 Monday, April 30
Coach Lisa Charles
All practices at Millard South High School, 149th & Q, starting at 6:00 p.m.  Wednesday practices will begin with a team/parent meeting.

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

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 (http://teamapp.com/app).  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 https://cornhuskerflyersxc.teamapp.com.  Questions?  Contact Flyers coach Scot Rainbolt.

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.)

See the National Youth Ranking System to see how your 2017 season best marks rank nationally.

National Junior Olympics 14 Flyers competed in 27 events at the USATF National Junior Olympic Championships at the University of Kansas in Lawrence, Kansas from Monday, July 24 to Sunday, July 30.  Many events had 40 or 50 or sometimes 60 kids compete, so just finishing in the top 20 is an accomplishment.  Our top 20 finishers:
Sophia Scott, 9-10 Girls mini-javelin throw, 86 9, 4th place
Ava Akough, 11-12 Girls shot put, 32 1, 13th
Eliana Akough, 15-16 Girls discus throw, 115 7, 15th
Kennedy Gochenour, 17-18 Girls javelin throw, 113 5, 16th
Tyler Wilson, 13-14 Boys discus throw, 137 10, 17th
Jackline Paul, 13-14 Girls triple jump, 33 6, 19th
Ian Klimowicz, 13-14 Boys triple jump, 37 5, 20th
Congratulations to all the competitors for getting this far!  Complete Flyer results here.

8 Flyer kids competed in 12 events at the 2017 Nebraska state high school track meets, winning a total of 7 medals!

Upcoming events:
Flyers: To sign up for a meet, go online or contact Brian Zimmerman before the entry due date/time shown.
Saturday, May 5, 8:30 a.m. - Wings of Omaha Track Club Invitational @ Northwest High School, Omaha (entries due Tuesday, May 1, 11:59 p.m.)
Saturday, May 12, 11:00 a.m. - Lincoln Youth Track Club Invitational @ Lincoln High School, Lincoln (entries due Tuesday, May 8, 11:59 p.m.)
Saturday, May 19, 8:00 a.m. - South Dakota Youth Invitational @ Harrisburg High School, Harrisburg, South Dakota (enter on your own by Saturday, May 12)
Sunday, May 20, 8:00 a.m. - Boys & Girls Club Jaguars Track Club Invitational @ Boys & Girls Club of the Midlands, Omaha (entries due Tuesday, May 15, 11:59 p.m.)
Tuesday, June 26 to Sunday, July 1 - USATF National Youth Outdoor Track & Field Championships @ The College at Brockport, Brockport, New York (entries due Saturday, June 16, 11:59 p.m.) -- stipend standards
Thursday, July 5 to Sunday, July 8 - USATF Region 8 Junior Olympic Track & Field Championships @ Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa (entries due Monday, June 25, 11:59 p.m.)
Saturday, July 21, 7:30 a.m. - Cornhusker State Games @ Lincoln High School, Lincoln (enter on your own by Friday, July 6)
Monday, July 23 to Sunday, July 29 - USATF National Junior Olympic Track & Field Championships @ North Carolina A&T State University, Greensboro, North Carolina (entries due Friday, July 13, 11:59 p.m.) -- stipend standards
Saturday, December 8 - USATF National Junior Olympic Cross Country Championships @ Rancho San Rafael Regional Park, Reno, Nevada (entries due Wednesday, November 28, 11:59 p.m.)

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).

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.  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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