Come Friday and Saturday, it will be an awfully strange sight seeing Burke Stadium in Omaha empty. Those two days were supposed to be when fans from all over the state piled into the stadium to watch the 2020 NSAA State Track and Field meet.

That all changed, of course, when COVID-19 forced the cancelation of the spring sports season, which included the state track meet. The atmosphere and energy during May’s annual State Track and Field meet was one to behold. No one knew that better than Jamie Pierce and Greta Vering.

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