Cornhusker Flyers

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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 2016 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)
Wednesday, May 4
@ Ralston H.S.
Thursday, May 5
@ Ralston H.S.
Monday, May 9 Wednesday, May 11 Thursday, May 12
Coach Doke
Coach Patty Mata
Coach Charles
Coach Doke
Coach Patty Mata Coach Patty Mata
All practices at Burke High School, 120th & Dodge, starting at 6:00 p.m., unless otherwise noted.  Wednesday practices will begin with a team/parent meeting.

6 Flyers competed in 10 events at the National Junior Olympic Championships at the University of North Florida in Jacksonville, Florida from July 27 to August 2.  Our medalists include:
Maja Ahmann 15-16 Girls javelin throw, 116 3, 7th
Tyler Wilson 11-12 Boys discus throw, 93 8, 8th
Isabel Reutzel 11-12 Girls 1500 meter race walk, 9:05.66, 7th
Complete Flyer results here.

View 2015 Nebraska Association Track & Field and Cross Country Awards Banquet pictures here.

See the National Youth Ranking System to see how your 2015 season best marks rank nationally.

14 Flyer kids competed in 22 events at the 2015 Nebraska and Iowa state track meets, winning a total of 16 medals, including 3 bronze, 2 silver, and 4 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:
Flyers: To sign up for a meet, go online or contact Brian Zimmerman before the entry due date/time shown.
Saturday, May 7, 8:30 a.m. - Wings of Omaha Invitational @ Northwest High School, Omaha -- Flyer entries by name and by event
Saturday, May 14, 8:00 a.m. - Lincoln Youth Track Club Invitational @ Lincoln High School, Lincoln (entries due by Tuesday, May 10, 11:59 p.m.)
Sunday, May 22, 8:30 a.m. - Boys & Girls Club Jaguars Invitational @ Boys & Girls Club of the Midlands, Omaha (entries due by Tuesday, May 17, 11:59 p.m.)
Tuesday, June 28 to Sunday, July 3 - USATF National Youth Outdoor Championships @ Millersville University, Millersville, Pennsylvania -- performance guidelines
Thursday, July 7 to Sunday, July 10 - USATF Region 8 Junior Olympic Championships @ Minnesota State University, Mankato, Minnesota
Saturday, July 16, 7:30 a.m. - Cornhusker State Games @ Lincoln High School, Lincoln
Monday, July 25 to Sunday, July 31 - USATF National Junior Olympic Championships @ California State University, Sacramento, California

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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