Young Huskies get taste of big-time track at Meet of Champions


April 27, 2022

Scott Swanson

Huskies, from left, Dakota Seiber, Conner Stevens and Von James near the finish in the 200 at the Meet of Champions.

Track was back in a big way Saturday, April 23, as Sweet Home – together with Cascade – hosted the Meet of Champions for the top performers from 29 schools ranging from Astoria to Myrtle Point to Condon.

It was, as multiple spectators noted, a beautiful day for a track meet.

"The running joke is that whenever we host a track meet, we have good weather, Sweet Home Coach Nathan Whitfield said.

Athletes had to qualify to compete and, although Whitfield acknowledged that the marks this year weren't what they have been in the past, there were still some big performances.

"We had some go...

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