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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. 

Upcoming practices:
(coaches/volunteers listed are unable to attend)
Monday, July 17 Wednesday, July 19 Thursday, July 20 Monday, July 24 Wednesday, July 26
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 Awards Night All Flyer athletes, coaches, and their immediate families are invited to attend the Cornhusker Flyers Awards Night on Sunday, August 13, 6:30 p.m. at St. Columbkille Church.  Please RSVP here by Tuesday, August 8, 11:59 p.m. 

27 Flyers competed in 64 events at the Region 8 Junior Olympic Championships at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse in... where else... La Crosse, Wisconsin from Thursday, July 6 to Sunday, July 9.  Flyer athletes won 34 medals, including 11 bronze, 7 silver, and 3 gold!  Regional medalists were:
John Slagle, 17-18 Boys 2000 meter steeplechase, 6:39.57, 2nd
Haley Miller, 17-18 Girls long jump, 17' 3", 3rd
Haley Miller, 17-18 Girls triple jump, 35' 8", 4th
Brianna Botts, 17-18 Girls high jump, 4' 11", T-3rd
Kennedy Gochenour, 17-18 Girls discus throw, 126' 0", 4th
Kennedy Gochenour, 17-18 Girls javelin throw, 116' 4", 1st
Haley Miller, 17-18 Girls javelin throw, 71' 1", 5th
Kennedy Gochenour, 17-18 Girls hammer throw, 79' 11", 3rd
Henry Slagle, 15-16 Boys 2000 meter steeplechase, 7:32.77, 3rd
Ginni Lynam, 15-16 Girls triple jump, 32' 5", 4th
Eliana Akough, 15-16 Girls shot put, 37' 5", 2nd
Eliana Akough, 15-16 Girls discus throw, 110' 7", 3rd
Milee Young, 15-16 Girls discus throw, 109' 11", 4th
Eliana Akough, 15-16 Girls hammer throw, 89' 8", 3rd
Milee Young, 15-16 Girls hammer throw, 86' 5", 4th
Ian Klimowicz, 13-14 Boys triple jump, 35' 10", 3rd
Tyler Wilson, 13-14 Boys shot put, 39' 9", 5th
Tyler Wilson, 13-14 Boys discus throw, 120' 1", 5th
Tyler Wilson, 13-14 Boys javelin throw, 112' 10", 3rd
Ian Klimowicz, 13-14 Boys javelin throw, 109' 5", 4th
Jackline Paul, 13-14 Girls long jump, 15' 11", 5th
Jackline Paul, 13-14 Girls triple jump, 32' 9", 2nd
Rachael Chambers, 11-12 Girls high jump, 3' 11", 5th
Ava Akough, 11-12 Girls shot put, 30' 7", 2nd
Katharine Beachler, 11-12 Girls shot put, 29' 2", 3rd
Katharine Beachler, 11-12 Girls discus throw, 60' 0", 4th
Ava Akough, 11-12 Girls discus throw, 57' 5", 5th
Katharine Beachler, 11-12 Girls aero-javelin throw, 90' 10", 1st
Rachael Chambers, 11-12 Girls pentathlon, 2024 points, 2nd
Andrew Hawkins, 9-10 Boys 400 meter dash, 1:05.90, 2nd
Andrew Hawkins, 9-10 Boys 800 meter run, 2:37.23, 2nd
Sophia Scott, 9-10 Girls shot put, 21' 11", 3rd
Sophia Scott, 9-10 Girls mini-javelin throw, 82' 0", 1st
Madison Charles, 8 & Under Girls mini-javelin throw, 35' 7", 3rd
Flyer results here.  Complete results here.

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.

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

Going to the Nebraska state track meet?  Get a competition schedule of the Flyer kids here. (If any names are missing, please let us know.)

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

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.

Upcoming events:
Flyers: To sign up for a meet, go online or contact Brian Zimmerman before the entry due date/time shown.
Saturday, July 22, 7:30 a.m. - Cornhusker State Games @ Lincoln High School, Lincoln -- composite Flyer schedule
Monday, July 24 to Sunday, July 30 - USATF National Junior Olympic Championships @ Rock Chalk Park, Lawrence, Kansas -- composite Flyer schedule -- stipend guidelines -- metric conversion chart
Sunday, August 13, 6:30 p.m. - Flyers Awards Night @ St. Columbkille Church, Papillion (RSVP here by Tuesday, August 8, 11:59 p.m.)
Tuesday, June 26 to Sunday, July 1, 2018 - USATF National Youth Outdoor Championships @ The College at Brockport, Brockport, 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.

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.

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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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