Eustis sprinter Kevan Hueftle has been named National Congress of State Games Male Athlete of the Year, the 9th Nebraskan all-time to earn national AOY accolades. Check out Kevan’s amazing story, and the identities of the five other state honorees.
Three Nebraskans – Kevan Hueftle of Eustis, Cheri Madsen of Union, and Taleah Williams of Norfolk – were among the 54 athletes named to the 2020 U.S. Paralympics Track & Field National Team. The season kicks off in March with a series of World Para Athletics Grand Prix events, including a stop in Mesa, Arizona, at the Desert Challenge Games in April. The U.S. Paralympic Team Trials will be held June 25-28 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, where the athletes who will represent Team USA in Tokyo will be named. The Paralympic Games will be held Aug. 25-Sept. 6.
The Nebraska Association Board is looking for someone to fill the Para-Athletes Chair position. For more information, please contact association secretary Suzie Pierce at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Eustis rancher Kevan Hueftle becomes champion Paralympic runner after losing foot.
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claims 100-meter medal at the World Para Athletics Championships in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
Registration is open for the 2018 Gateway Games, to be held at Lutheran High School in St. Peters, Missouri on May 19 and 20.
Chasing a dream: After losing foot in hunting accident, Kevan Hueftle qualifies for Paralympic team