The Iowa High School Track and Field Championships begin Thursday in Des Moines, and the Marion County area will be well-represented by some of the top prep athletes in the state. Girls and boys from area teams have qualified for a staggering 71 total events at the three-day meet, which begins Thursday primarily with 1-A and 2-A competition. All six Marion County high schools, plus PCM will compete on the opening day of the meet, starting at 9:40 a.m. at Drake Stadium in Des Moines.

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