MOUNT VERNON - Cornell knew that any chance for success against unbeaten Lake Forest (Ill.) would begin and end with stopping the Foresters' star tailback, Joey Valdivia.
The Rams never got started.
Valdivia ran for 126 yards, four touch ... »
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Top returning area boys’ track and field competitors for the 2017 season (with last year’s state results)
MYLES BACH, jr., Marion — Class 3A champion in the 3,200- and 1,600-meter races.
JOAH BANKS, sr., Cedar Rapids Prairie — Class 4A 110-meter hurdles champion, and ran on the winning 400-meter relay. Third in the distance medley relay and shuttle hurdle relay.
TYLER BARTZ, sr., Vinton-Shellsburg — Class 3A runner-up in the long jump and 400-meter dash, also second in the 800- and 1,600-meter relays.
WILLIAM BLASER, sr., Western Dubuque — Class 4A runner-up in the shot put.
MARTY BORSETH, sr., Cedar Rapids Prairie — Ran on the winning Class 4A 400-meter relay, third in the distance medley relay.
JACK BUTTERIS, sr., Lisbon — Class 1A runner-up in the 400 meters, also second in the distance medley relay, third in the 200-meter dash and 1,600-meter relay.
JACKSON COKER, sr., Cedar Rapids Kennedy — Class 4A discus champion, third in the shot put.
JOJO FROST, sr., Center Point-Urbana — Champion of the Class 3A 400-meter dash and 400-meter hurdles, second in the 110 hurdles.
JACK JENSEN, sr., Iowa City Regina — A member of the Class 2A 400-meter relay runner-up, third in the 800 relay, fifth in the 1,600 relay.
JOVONTE SQUIERS, sr., Lone Tree — Class 1A champion in the long jump.
TRISTAN WIRFS, sr., Mount Vernon — Class 3A champion in the discus and shot put.
ETHAN WYANT, sr., Jesup — Class 1A champion in the 400-meter dash, and ran on the winning 1,600 relay, second in the 400 relay.
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