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. 

29 Flyers competed in 70 events at the Region 8 Junior Olympic Championships at Iowa State University in Ames, Iowa from Thursday, July 9 to Sunday, July 12.  Flyer athletes placed in 30 of 70 events, including 6 bronze, 6 silver, and 8 gold.  Region 8 medalists were:
Kenton Kobza, 17-18B shot put, 51' 2", 2nd
Liam Hennessy, 17-18B shot put, 50' 0", 3rd
Kenton Kobza, 17-18B discus throw, 157' 1", 2nd
Liam Hennessy, 17-18B discus throw, 154' 5", 3rd
Liam Hennessy, 17-18B javelin throw, 127' 8", 4th
Ryan Sanchez, 17-18B javelin throw, 123' 1", 5th
Liam Hennessy, 17-18B hammer throw, 179' 6", 1st
Kayla Ney, 17-18G high jump, 4' 11", 3rd
Kes Burke, 17-18G hammer throw, 130' 7", 1st
Aaron English, 15-16B high jump, 5' 10", 2nd
Haley Miller, 15-16G long jump, 15' 8", 3rd
Haley Miller, 15-16G triple jump, 35' 3", 3rd
Kennedy Gochenour, 15-16G discus throw, 117' 1", 3rd
Maja Ahmann, 15-16G discus throw, 101' 7", 4th
Maja Ahmann, 15-16G javelin throw, 115' 4", 1st
Kennedy Gochenour, 15-16G javelin throw, 110' 11", 2nd
Kennedy Gochenour, 15-16G hammer throw, 75' 7", 1st
Grace Lamski, 13-14G 800 meter run, 2:31.71, 4th
Tyler Wilson, 11-12B shot put, 32' 2", 3rd
Tyler Wilson, 11-12B discus throw, 89' 11", 1st
Tyler Wilson, 11-12B mini-javelin throw, 106' 3", 2nd
Molly McBride, 11-12G 3000 meter run, 12:18.47, 5th
Isabel Reutzel, 11-12G 1500 meter race walk, 9:24.08, 1st
Katharine Beachler, 9-10G shot put, 19' 3", 4th
Katharine Beachler, 9-10G mini-javelin throw, 58' 5", 2nd
Sebastian Reutzel, 8&UnB 1500 meter run, 6:54.56, 5th
Grace Fixley, 8&UnG 800 meter run, 3:22.49, 5th
Grace Fixley, 8&UnG 1500 meter run, 7:04.09, 4th
Sophia Scott, 8&UnG shot put, 18' 8", 1st
Sophia Scott, 8&UnG mini-javelin throw, 49' 6", 1st
Complete Flyer results here.

Cornhusker Flyers Awards Night All Flyer athletes, coaches, and their immediate families are invited to attend the Cornhusker Flyers Track & Field Awards Night on Sunday, August 23, 6:00 p.m. in the Ralston High School cafeteria.  Please RSVP on Brian Zimmerman's web site by Tuesday, August 18, 11:59 p.m.  See a list of award winners 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!

27 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 2014 Nebraska Association Track & Field and Cross Country Awards Banquet pictures here and the Flyer award winners here.

Upcoming events:
Flyers: To sign up for a meet, go online or contact Brian Zimmerman before the entry due date/time shown.
Monday, July 27 to Sunday, August 2 - USATF National Junior Olympic Championships @ University of North Florida, Jacksonville, Florida -- funding standards -- composite schedule
Saturday, August 1 and Sunday, August 2 - State Games of America @ Lincoln High School, Lincoln -- volunteer -- composite schedule
Saturday, December 12 - USATF National Cross Country Championships @ Albuquerque, New Mexico
Monday, July 25 to Sunday, July 31, 2016 - 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).

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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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