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Athlete spotlights of the week: TF United’s Angel Urquizo and TF South’s Jordyn Clark

LANSING, Ill. (May 14, 2024) – Each week, the Lansing Journal will spotlight notable performances by athletes in our coverage area. Coaches and athletic directors may submit nominations by noon Monday via email to: [email protected].

Male Athlete Spotlight for April 29-May 4

Angel Urquizo, TF United boys tennis
The senior went 2-0 at No. 1 singles and teamed with Avery Flores to go 1-0 at No. 2 doubles for the week.

Angel Urquizo. (Photo provided by TF South)

Female Athlete Spotlight for April 29-May 4

Jordyn Clark, TF South girls track
The freshman had two firsts, a second and a third at the South Suburban Blue Meet. She won the long jump with a personal-best effort of 17-5.5 and was on the winning 800-meter relay team that ran a season-best 1:45.81. She also ran on the runner-up 400 relay team that posted a season-best time of 49.03 and ran a PR of 12.88 to take third in the 100.

Jordyn Clark. (Photo provided by TF South)


Mike Clark
Mike Clark
Mike Clark is a veteran journalist who has been covering sports in the Chicago area and beyond, from preps to pros, for more than four decades.


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