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State Track and Field Begins Today

Posted: Thursday, May 19th, 2011 at 6:10 am
Author: KNIA/KRLS Sports-Derek Cardwell

The 2011 State Track and Field Meet begins this morning at Drake Stadium in Des Moines. Nearly all of our area track and field teams are represented in 91 different events lead by the Knoxville Boys who qualified 16 of the 18 events. Coach Mike Cunningham the Second says this group of seniors who have had so much success are have already seen what it is like to be successful at State. Meanwhile, The Pella girls are qualified 14 events followed by the Pella boys and Knoxville girls with ten events each and Pella Christian is also represented with seven events from the boys and three events by the girls. Area schools did well also, as Twin cedars, Melcher-Dallas, Pleasantville and P-C-M all have at least one event each.