Waukon boys track team gets 2021 season underway with runner-up finish at Sumner-Fredericksburg, third-place result at own Early Bird


Out-races the rest ... Waukon boys track sophomore Nathan O’Neill shows his early-season determination in out-racing the pair of competitors behind him to win the 3200 meter run at the Indians’ own Early Bird Invitational Thursday, April 1. O’Neill kept pace with both those other competitors the entire race before kicking into a final finishing gear down the homestretch to pass both and edge them out for the win by less than half a second, in 11:00.62. View and find out how to purchase this photo and many more by clicking on the Photo Galleries link on this webpage.

The Waukon boys track team was finally able to compete for the first time in nearly two years when it took part in a pair of early-season meets this past week. The track Tribe first took to the competition circuit at the Frostbite Invitational hosted by Sumner-Fredericksburg Tuesday, March 30, placing second out of nine teams, and then hosted its own Early Bird Invitational Thursday, April 1, finishing third in that seven-team field.

The Indians were next scheduled to compete this week at Decorah Monday, April 5 and at Postville Thursday, April 8. The track Tribe will then return to Decorah for another invitational Monday, April 12 before competing at New Hampton Thursday, April 15 and then making yet another trip back to Decorah Monday, April 19.

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