Track and field athletes from Nebraska City, Syracuse-Dunbar-Avoca and Lourdes Central Catholic will be in action Friday and Saturday for the Nebraska School Activities Association State Track and Field Championships at Burke Stadium in Omaha.
Qualifiers for the Nebraska City boys are Dan Madsen, Max Ritchie and Tony Joe.
Qualifiers for the S-D-A team are Dominic Richardson, Coleman Orchard, Connor Bohlken, Alex Lowman, Andrew Zahn, Lauren Sand, Kendall Hallstrom, Julia Reed, Sydney Lintner, Haley Harsin, Paige Kapperman, Emily Harsin, Alli Brinkman and Mattie Wilkinson.
Qualifiers for the Lourdes school are Kayla Haneline, Ellen Wulf, Katherine Young, Lauren Heng, Will Giittinger, Todd Carpenter, and Justin Hauder.
For a complete list of district performances, state events, times and days, pick up a copy of the Nebraska City News-Press on Tuesday or the Syracuse Journal-Democrat on Thursday.
The News-Press will include an athlete-by-athlete and event-by-event breakdown for the Nebraska City and Lourdes teams while the Journal-Democrat will contain the same information regarding the S-D-A teams.
Those planning to attend the state track meet this year should consider the free shuttle provided by the NSAA as a way to avoid parking congestion in the area directly surrounding Omaha Burke Stadium.
See below for more information on the shuttle.
A free shuttle bus service will be offered this year on both Friday and Saturday for the Nebraska School Activities Association State Track and Field Championships at Omaha Burke High School.
The shuttles will originate at the Northeast parking lot of Westroads Shopping Mall, which is located at I-680 and 102nd Street, Friday and Saturday, beginning at 7 a.m.
Tickets for the track meet may be purchased at the Westroads Mall at the ticket booth near the shuttle site.
The drop off/pick up areas will be at the south entrance to Omaha Burke Stadium.
Shuttles will continue between Burke and Westroads until after the conclusion of state track action on both days of the state track meet.