The R-C Comet track teams traveled to cold, rainy, and windy Manteno Friday night and turned in tremendous performances. The boys finished 2nd out of their 11 team field which included 5 AA and AAA teams. The girls got 3rd place out of their 10 team field, finishing just 2 points out of 2nd place. The Comets had 26 personal records on the night. Emma Johnson set a new PR by winning the shot put with a throw of 33’08. Maddie Christensen lowered her 800 time with a 2:34.95 timing and Morgan Zacharias bettered her 200 time with a fine 26.92. Zach Weaver soared 6’0 in the high jump and ran a splendid 52.28 for 2nd place in the 400. Christian Martinez bettered his old mark with a throw of 35’06 in the shot put. B.J. Bailey had a huge night with personal best times of 22.21 in the 200 and 52.50 in the 400. Vinnie Vercelote set a fast PR of 42.76 in the 300 hurdles and both Jordan Neu and Shane Milburn lowered their 800 times with 2:07.99 and 2:07.27, respectively. Dave Cronin bettered his 1600 time with a 5:08.42. The Comets return to competition next Friday at the Herscher Invitational and the freshmen and sophomores compete Tuesday in the Frosh-Soph I-8 Tournament. Come out and watch this successful group of Comets continue to break their individual records!
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- Labor Day: No SchoolSeptember 3rd, 2018
CHATTER INSTAGRAM PAGEHomecoming bonfire. Photo courtesy of Mr. Ricketts.Homecoming 2018: don’t forget to make your donations in the commons.The school song performed by the entire student body at the homecoming assembly today. Everybody sounded fantastic!JJ previews the various homecoming activities coming up next week in our homecoming assembly today.