Erwin Retires After Three-Decade Coaching Career

Erwin Retires After Three-Decade Coaching Career

Thirty-three years ago, when he was settling into his first year of teaching, Woodstock High School math teacher Steve Erwin did not expect the mid-year favor asked by Athletic Director Jim Shipley. Girls track and field head coach Dave Lichtenheld was retiring, so...
Maidment Earns Second All-State Medal in High Jump

Maidment Earns Second All-State Medal in High Jump

For a fan of the Woodstock High School Blue Streaks track team to find an athlete who earned two field event medals before Saturday, May 27, 2017, you would have to go back to the 1930s. With his second high jump state medal in as many years, WHS senior Will Maidment...

Runners, Jumpers Advance to State

The boy’s track and field sectionals took place May 20 at Rust-Oleum field, Vernon Hills High School, despite rain, cold temperatures and high winds. The conditions resulted in very few personal best times and distances but the three Woodstock-area schools still...
Three Medal at State Track Finals

Three Medal at State Track Finals

At the state finals, all competitors have the same goal: win a state championship in their chosen event.  But if that isn’t in the cards, their goal is to at least earn all-state status and leave Eastern Illinois University’s O’Brien Field with some hardware...

WHS, WNHS and Marian Girls Compete in Conference Meets

The girls’ track and field teams from Woodstock High School and Woodstock North High School competed in a Kishwaukee River Conference meet May 4, the first conference championship for the new KRC conference. WHS ended the meet in second place with 123 points. WNHS...

Woodstock Teams Compete at County Track Meet

Cold and wind challenged competitors and spectators at the McHenry County Track and Field Championships April 20 and 21 at Huntley High School. Fifteen teams from throughout the county competed for championship titles. For boys’ teams, Woodstock High School placed...

Uidl, Maidment Medal at Top Times Meet

Woodstock High School seniors Cora Uidl and Will Maidment both left Illinois Wesleyan University’s Shirk Center with bronze medals around their necks.  They entered their particular events in the Top Times Class 2A Meet ranked, and the pair did not disappoint at the...
New Head Coach Joins WHS Boys Track Team

New Head Coach Joins WHS Boys Track Team

The new head coach for the Woodstock High School boys track and field team brings a lot of practical experience to the sport.  As a personal trainer and the former manager of a gym, Robert Mickey is equipped with strategies for making fitter, stronger athletes. “I...

Pin It on Pinterest