The first-year Braves head coach led the team to its first sectional championship and a second-place finish at the Class 2A State Meet.
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Keyhea gave a gutty Class 2A State Meet performance that helped the Braves reach new heights this season.
Sterkel guided the track team to the first girls state team championship for Tuscola last season.
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Williams won eight state medals including six golds running for Tuscola over the past two seasons.
Check out the local athletes that competed at the Class 1A and 2A state meets in May.
Keyhea medaled in three events on Saturday as the Braves had their best performance in boys track program history.
Along with Sarver, Eisenhower's Jackson Taylor, ALAH's Max Allen, and the St. Teresa relay teams all medaled at state on Saturday.
The finals of the Class 1A and 2A Boys State Track Meet were held on Saturday at Eastern Illinois University in Charleston.
The Braves had their highest finish in program history, tieing with Mount Vernon for second with 34 points behind champion Kankakee's 62 points.
The pair will be looking to become the Panthers' first track medalist since the 2016-17 season.
The Bulldogs are sending their largest contingent of athletes in eight events to Thursday's Class 1A state track meet preliminary round.
Among the other athletes standing out, Maroa-Forsyth's Livia Binder won three medals, including a gold in the pole vault.
Warriors sprinters Alyssa Williams and Lia Patterson finished first and second in the 200 meters to give Tuscola its first non-football state championship in school history.
Mount Zion and Maroa-Forsyth relay teams won medals before rain has delayed Saturday's state meet.
Senior sprinter Christian Keyhea won gold in the 100 and 200 meters as well as in the 4x100 and 4x200 relays. He was one of four Braves athletes to win individual sectional titles.
CHARLESTON — Tuscola's Alyssa Williams posted the fastest times in the 100-meter and 200-meter dash at Thursday's Class 1A state track and field meet preliminary round.
Athletes from St. Teresa, Maroa-Forsyth, Shelbyville, ALAH and many more will compete at next week's state meet at Eastern Illinois University in Charleston.
Tuscola's Alyssa Williams and Lia Patterson each qualified for the Class 1A state track meet in four events
Shelbyville, Maroa-Forsyth and Mount Zion girls teams each won sectional championship ahead of next week's state meet at Eastern Illinois University.
BLOOMINGTON — The Class 1A state boys track meet was a bittersweet event for Warrensburg-Latham coach Scott Godfrey.
DECATUR — MacArthur's Ronald Reed was the fastest man in Class 2A this year.
DECATUR -- St. Teresa veteran track coach and athletic director Todd Vohland has a lot of track and field award hardware.
DECATUR — DaeLin Switzer can clearly remember the very start of her high-jumping career.
TUSCOLA — Ryan Hornaday has coached Tuscola’s boys track team for 10 years and 2019 will be his 20th season coaching overall.
ARTHUR — The 2018 track season didn't start off the way Logan Hall wanted.
MONTICELLO — Cully Welter is an expert at asset management.
ARTHUR — Arthur-Lovington-Atwood-Hammond's Kenli Nettles took home three silver medals at the Class 1A State Track and Field Meet in May, but it was her eighth-place finish that was the most impressive.