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Hannibal's Griffith wins triple jump at sectionals

MEXICO, Mo. -- Hannibal's Shamar Griffith won the triple jump in Saturday's Class 4 Sectional 2 track and field meet. Griffith had a jump of 44 feet, 6-3/4 inches. Griffith took second in the long jump at 20-3/4 to qualify...

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QHS's Schutte battles injuries to take third in 300 hurdles

CHARLESTON, Ill. -- Maggie Schutte is coming back from the Class 3A girls state track meet with some bumps and bruises. She's also returning with a couple of medals. The Quincy High School junior finished in third place in the 300-meter hurdles in 45.10...

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Knox County's Anderson third in 1,600

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Knox County's Jessica Anderson finished in third place in the 1,600-meter run in the Class 1 girls state track meet Saturday at Adkins Stadium. Anderson finished in 5 minutes, 31.50 seconds.

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Monroe City's West finishes fourth in javelin

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- McKenzie West finished in fourth place in the javelin in the Class 2 girls track state meet Friday. The Monroe City sophomore had a throw of 118 feet, 6 inches. Monroe City's Lila Yager took seventh in the pole vault at 8-11. Bailey

Pair of Blue Devils advance to state finals
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Pair of Blue Devils advance to state finals

CHARLESTON, Ill. -- Quincy High School's Maggie Schutte and Arriana Benjamin both advanced in two events in the Class 3A state girls track and field finals Thursday at O'Brien Stadium on the campus of Eastern Illinois University. Schutte advanced in the po

Saukees' Hayden qualifies for state finals in shot put, discus
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Saukees' Hayden qualifies for state finals in shot put, discus

CHARLESTON, Ill. -- Pittsfield thrower Chandler Hayden was the only area athlete to qualify for the Class 1A girls state track and field finals in more than one event Thursday. Hayden, a sophomore, will compete in Saturday's finals in the shot put and disc

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Pittsfield's Hayden takes first at Capital Classic in shot put

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- Pittsfield's Chandler Hayden took home first place in the girls shot put with her throw of 40 feet, 2 1/2 inches at the Capital Classic on Monday. The Saukees' James Gwartney came in second place for the boys in the 400-meter dash with

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Ten Pirates advance to sectional track

COLUMBIA, Mo. -- Ten athletes on the Hannibal boys and girls track teams qualified for next week's sectional from the Class 4 District 4 meet on Saturday. On the boys' side, Jeremiah Wither qualified in the 100-meter dash along with Will Sewell. Wither als

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Knox County sending five individuals, five relays to state

ST. LOUIS -- The Knox County boys and girls track teams both finished in third place Saturday in the Class 1 Sectional 1 at Lutheran North High School. Five individuals and five relay teams advanced to next week's state meet. Individually for the Eagles, i

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Palmyra sends seven to Class 3 sectional

CENTRALIA, Mo. -- The Palmyra boys and girls track teams sent seven individuals and a relay team to next week's sectional after competing in the Class 3 District 4 meet Saturday. On the boys' side, Brock Boulware took second in the 800-meter run, finishing