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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. 

54 Flyers competed in 132 events at the Region 8 Junior Olympic Championships at Harry A. Burke High School in Omaha from Thursday, July 3 to Sunday, July 6.  Flyer athletes placed in 54 of 132 events, including 9 bronze, 13 silver, and 13 gold.  Regional champions were:
Kenton Kobza, 17-18 Boys discus throw
Liam Hennessy, 17-18 Boys hammer throw
Shae Spady, 17-18 Girls 2000 meter steeplechase
Lauren Doeschot, 17-18 Girls hammer throw
Jacob Ralston, 15-16 Boys 3000 meter run
John Slagle, 15-16 Boys 2000 meter steeplechase
Jared Bledsoe-Jacob Ralston-John Slagle-Isaac Werner, 15-16 Boys 4x800 meter relay
Maximiliam Murrell, 11-12 Boys high jump
Isabel Reutzel, 11-12 Girls 1500 meter race walk
Camden Ralston, 9-10 Boys 1500 meter run
Katharine Beachler, 8 & Under Girls shot put
Katharine Beachler, 8 & Under Girls mini-javelin throw
The 54 total medals were the most of any club in the region!  Reminder: The club needs to know who's going to National JOs in Humble, Texas by Tuesday, July 15, 11:59 p.m.  Qualifiers, go to the club's membership site to let us know what events you're doing.  Complete Flyer results here.

19 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 season best marks rank nationally.

27 Flyer kids competed in 53 events at the 2014 Nebraska and Iowa state track meets, winning a total of 29 medals, including 2 bronze, 4 silver, and 8 gold!

View 2013 Nebraska Association Track & Field and Cross Country Awards Banquet pictures here.

Upcoming events:
Friday, August 15 to Sunday, August 17 - USATF Level 1 Coaching School @ Central High School, Omaha (register on your own by August 1)
Sunday, August 17 - Cornhusker Flyers Awards Dinner @ TBA
Saturday, December 13 - USATF National Junior Olympic Cross Country Championships @ Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
June 2015 - USATF National Youth Outdoor Championships @ Benedictine University, Lisle, Illinois
Thursday, July 9 to Sunday, July 12, 2015 - USATF Region 8 Junior Olympic Championships @ Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa
Monday, July 27 to Sunday, August 2, 2015 - USATF National Junior Olympic Championships @ University of North Florida, Jacksonville, Florida
Saturday, August 1 and Sunday, August 2, 2015 - State Games of America @ Site TBD, Lincoln (enter on your own)

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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