Boys Track and Field Qualifies Four Events Down State

By Nate Schapmann

May 24, 2012

At last year’s state meet, the Niles West Boys Track and Field team qualified the 4x100 meter and 4x200 meter relays.  Now, it’s the middle-distance runners chance, as the team qualified the 4x800 meter and 4x400 meter relays. The 4x800 team of seniors Marc-Daniel Julien, Blake Helton, Neal Omar, and Junior Yandiel Cardenas demolished the previously held ...

A Day in the Life of Marc-Daniel Julien

By Nate Schapmann

June 6, 2011

There is a glisten to Marc-Daniel Julien’s forehead.  Marc’s coaches claim that this glisten is necessary before running any race, whether a sprint or a two mile.  He wears a gray sweatshirt with the block letters “Niles West Track and Field” and the iconic wol...

Girls Track Qualifies for State

By Nick Goldwyn

May 20, 2011

[singlepic id=2000 w=320 h=240 float=left]The Girls Track and Field team finished third at the Class 3A Loyola Academy Sectional in Wilmette (with 77 points), and in doing so, qualified four girls for the State track meet. T...