Willie Johnson, center, was one of the favorites to win at the IHSA state track meet before the Flyers announced they wouldn’t participate.
Willie Johnson, center, was one of the favorites to win at the IHSA state track meet before the Flyers announced they wouldn’t participate. News-Democrat file photo
Willie Johnson, center, was one of the favorites to win at the IHSA state track meet before the Flyers announced they wouldn’t participate. News-Democrat file photo

His school denied him a shot at state. Now, this East Side sprinter is a national champ.

August 08, 2018 10:20 AM