User uShare Login | Register
Login
Register

Along with posting photos, videos, and stories, your uShare account lets you post Classified Ads, recipes on What's For Dinner, and Announcements.


33° View Weather Current Conditions Sioux Falls Change Location
Set Weather Options

RADAR LOCATION

TEMPERATURE LOCATION

Share your Photos, Videos, and Stories on uShare! Click here to get started.

News

[0] My Saved Articles
NBA
Oklahoma City
98
Cleveland
108
NBA
Minnesota
100
Atlanta
112
NBA
Dallas
106
New Orleans
109
NBA
Indiana
106
Orlando
99
NBA
LA Clippers
120
Phoenix
100
NBA
Milwaukee
95
San Antonio
101
NBA
Detroit
110
Toronto
114
NBA (OT 1)
Washington
115
Denver
112
NBA (4 Qtr)
Boston
111
Golden State
114
NBA
Houston
99
LA Lakers
87
NBA
Miami
96
Chicago
84
Updated: Jan 26, 2015 6:48AM
Find local businesses
on the KELO Pages!

 

USATF Junior Olympic Championships

July 10, 2014, 10:44 PM

USATF Junior Olympic Championships
SIOUX FALLS, SD -

The path to the lone star state began when three local athletes won a qualifying meet in Fargo, North Dakota.  Based on those results, they competed in the Region 8 meet in Omaha, Nebraska.  The trio finished in the top five in their respective events, and punched their ticket to the Junior National Olympic Championships in Texas.

“And so we’re sending actually three athletes and their all in the 13-14 age groups. We have one young lady that running the 100 and 200, she qualified third for the region. Then we have  two young me, also 13 and 14, who qualified in the 100 and 200 as well,” said Carl Teer.

Without question, qualifying for the national event is one of the biggest accomplishments of these kids’ young lives.  They will be representing South Dakota, as they take on top competition from across the county.

“Yeah, it’s a big accomplishment for me. I didn’t think I would ever make it this far. I imagined it, and now I’m really happy to be here and going,” said Delly Saaez

The youngsters have earned this opportunity through hard work, and leave for Texas in just over a week.  It’s safe to say, they’re feeling a wide range of emotions leading up to the championships.

“I’m excited yet nervous, because you never know what’s going to happen in a track meet.  Like When I usally come up and race guys, they think I’m automatically going to win. I say, you never know what’s going to happen,” said DeMareio Hester.

“I’m nervous. Really nervous because I’m going to a new place and there a lot of new people too,” said Saaez

Regardless of the results, Coach Teer, has helped these kids become stronger members of the community.  Building character, staying humble, and learning life responsibilities is one race that they have already won.

“He helped me build character, to be responsibility, to have an overall good and genuiune personality that other people will enjoy being around,” Jacob Becker

“be Humble he said. Because if you’re not, someone else is going to come in and you’re not going to be humble and they’re going to take your spot,” said Hester.

For more information.

Visit www.cyalrebels.com

Or

http://www.usatf.org/Events---Calendar/2014/USATF-National-Junior-Olympic-Track---Field-Champi.aspx

 

 

Previous Story

Next Story


Comments





Sponsored
Find Local Businesses on KELO Pages!

View sports

You may also like

Nate's Heart Inspires Giving

1/21/2015 5:55 PM

At first his teammates thought Nate was just messing around, but his coaches quickly realized something was wrong and jumped to action.

Full Story | Watch
Brady Says He Didn't Touch Footballs After Choosing Them

1/22/2015 3:59 PM

Patriots quarterback Tom Brady says he didn't touch or think about the footballs used to get his team into the Super Bowl after he picked out the ...

Full Story
Browns 'Disappointed' By Report Gordon Failed Drug Test

1/25/2015 5:33 PM

The Browns say they are disappointed about a report that troubled wide receiver Josh Gordon has failed another drug test and could be facing a one-yea...

Full Story
Tuesday Night Scoreboard

1/20/2015 10:53 PM

Here are Tuesday's results from across KELOLAND.

Full Story
Friday Night Scoreboard

1/23/2015 11:04 PM

Here are Friday's results from across KELOLAND.

Full Story


Events