Photos: WIAA State Track

High school track athletes from across Wisconsin convened at UWL for the state's largest meet of the year.

Posted 8:14 a.m. Monday, Aug. 2, 2021

A view of Veterans Memorial Field Sports Complex during the WIAA State Track Meet

The 125th Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association Boys Track and Field Championships and the 50th Girls Track and Field Championships were held Thursday-Saturday, June 24-26, at the Veterans Memorial Stadium Complex on the campus of the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse.

The meet featured a different format form the traditional schedule because of continuing COVID-19 accommodations and guidelines. The three-day event featured both genders in Division 3 on Thursday, Division 2 and the wheelchair division on Friday, and Division 1 on Saturday. 

Scroll through these photos of the Division 3 meet and see Wisconsin athletes chase their dreams of winning gold. 

UWL Men's Track Coach and WIAA State Track On-site Coordinator Joshua Buchholtz assembles and organizes medals and trophies before the meet.
A UWL facilities worker readies the shot put competition area.
Runners fly by the finish line with a full crowd in the stands cheering on the competitors.
A high jumper crosses the bar with Grandad Bluff as a backdrop.
Sprinters blast out of the blocks during the 100-meter dash.
An athlete launches his disc at the discus competition area.
Sprinters run to the finish in the girls 110-meter high hurdles.
A view from the top of the stadium looking down at the boys 110-meter high hurdles race.
A high jumper floats across the bar in girls high jump.
All smiles as the winners of the boys 4x800-meter relay pose for a photo.
A view of the track and construction of the Fieldhouse during the competition.

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