It's not unusual to see young soccer, basketball, or hockey players competing around the northwest suburbs or around the state.
It's a little less common to see kids competing in track and field. Coaches from Osseo, Maple Grove and Park Center hope to change that.
About 160 kids participated this spring in the first year of the District 279 youth track and field program that wrapped up with a big meet at Osseo High School Thursday..
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June 23, 2017