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Saginaw sophomore Markala Goodson lands from a long jump at the Central Michigan Jack Skoog Invitational on Jan. 17 at the Indoor Athletic Complex. (Emily Brouwer | Staff Photographer)

CMU jumpers capitalize on final opportunity before MAC Indoor Championship

With the end of the indoor season in sight, Central Michigan jumpers soared to new heights Saturday at the Silverston Invitational in Ann Arbor. “We’ve made some progress,” said director of track and field Mark Guthrie. “I think we’re ready […]
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Saginaw sophomore Markala Goodson lands from a long jump at the Central Michigan Jack Skoog Invitational on Jan. 17 at the Indoor Athletic Complex. (Emily Brouwer | Staff Photographer)

Lyle Bennett and Jack Skoog hold lasting legacy in CMU athletics

The legacies of Lyle Bennett and Jack Skoog are cemented in place every time an athlete enters the Indoor Athletic Complex. Central Michigan University added Bennett to the Athletics Hall of Fame in 1985. Proceeding his award, CMU named its field […]
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Track and field moves forward at the Big Meet Elite

Track and field saw many personal records and Mid-American Conference qualification marks Friday at the Big Meet Elite in Allendale. Seniors Renaldo Powell and Kelly Morrissey set personal records in their designated competitions. Powell set his in the 60 meter […]
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Shawntoreah Turk seizes 400m indoor record at Big Elite meet

With 200 meters left in her race, senior Shawntoreah Turk started tapping into her deepest reserves. Halfway through her 400m-dash at the Big Meet Elite on Friday, head coach Mark Guthrie called out Turk’s split of 26.2, on pace to […]
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Track and Field groups find mutual success at Akron and Hillsdale meets

With the hopes of rallying individual bests, the track and field split up this weekend to compete at Akron and Hillsdale. Neither meet was scored, but the men and women of the Chippewas offered some outstanding performances. “We had talked […]
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Track and field heads to Akron Invitational

A select few Central Michigan track and field members are will compete in the Akron Invitational with hopes of earning Mid-American Conference qualifying marks. The track and field athletes who are not participating in the Akron Invitational from Feb. 7 […]
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Senior Samantha Stein prepares for her high jump during the Jan. 17 Jack Skoog Open. (Kyle Wilson | Staff Photographer)

Track and field teams tally more MAC qualifiers at Compass Cup

Track and field stepped up in its first scored meet of the season, snagging a number of personal bests and Mid-American Conference qualifying marks. “We’re in the process of trying to change the culture here,” said Central Michigan head coach […]
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The CMU men’s track team leads the pack of 1600 meter runners. The Chippewa's claimed the top five spots in the run at the Indoor Athletic Center Jan. 17. (Kyle Wilson | Staff Photographer)

Chippewas qualify six for Mid-American Conference indoor track and field championship meet

Six members of the indoor track and field team qualified for the Mid-American Conference indoor championships against tough competition at the Gladstein Invitational this weekend. Central Michigan brought nine distance runners to the two-day meet, stretching from Friday through Saturday. […]
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Girls run a sprint during the Track and Feild meet at Jack Skoog Track Jan. 17, 2014. (Emily Brouwer | Staff Photographer)

Track and field looking for early MAC qualifiers this weekend at the Gladstein Invitational

Distance members of the track and field team will travel to Bloomington, Ind. for the Gladstein Invitational on Friday with hopes of securing slots at the Mid-American Conference meet. “We’re taking this meet as an opportunity,” said associate head coach […]
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The CMU men’s track team leads the pack of 1600 meter runners. The Chippewa's claimed the top five spots in the run at the Indoor Athletic Center Jan. 17. (Kyle Wilson | Staff Photographer)

Track and field dominates competition at Jack Skoog Open

In the first and only home meet of the season, track and field marked itself as a dominant force. Saginaw Valley State, Cornerstone, Alma, Oakland and Northwood University all traveled to the Indoor Athletic Center to compete at Friday night […]
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Success for track and field team depends on leadership

Success for track and field team depends on leadership

Nearly two months have passed since track and field’s last competition, providing plenty of time to prepare for their first true test of the season. This Friday, in the Indoor Athletic Complex, the Jack Skroog Open will allow both the […]
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Track and Field will build from disappointing 2013

Track and Field will build from disappointing 2013

Central Michigan felt the bitter taste of finishing low in the Mid-American Conference last season, but with the new leadership of director of track and field Mark Guthrie, the Chippewas are hoping to turn around. At the end of the 2012-13 […]


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