Led by Hall of Famer Karlene Erickson, the Wheeler Central girls track team completed a four-year run that included a state runner-up finish in 1980 and Class D state titles in 1981, 1982 and 1983. The 1983 team scored 65 points, including three individual first places and a gold medal and the Class D state record in the 3,200-meter relay. Wheeler Central also finished second in the 400- and 1,600-meter relays. Wheeler Central scored 200 points in the district meet and 230 points in the conference meet.