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KHS Boys Earn Silver at State Track & Field Championships

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Kearney, Mo., June 3, 2024: The Kearney High School Boys Track & Field team garnered second-place honors at the Missouri State High School Activities Association’s Class 4 2024 championships, which were held on May 24-25 in Jefferson City.

This was the boys’ team’s sixth-straight state Track & Field trophy in eight years. The Bulldogs have finished in the top three for four years in a row.

“I could not be more proud of our efforts from this weekend,” Head Coach Scott Crall said. “We broke school records, had personal bests, tied state records, and competed at the highest levels.”

Coach Crall credited his student-athletes and veteran coaching staff for pulling together another outstanding season.

“I could not be more pleased with our senior leadership and I personally thank them for their commitment to our tradition and program,” Crall said. “I want to send out a personal thank you to our assistant coaches; without them, this is not possible! We have been able to stay together for years now and, in my opinion, they are the best in the business!”

State Champions and All-State Athletes:

  • Theo Grace – Javelin (Tied the Class 4 javelin record and won the State Championship)
  • Ty Smith – Discus (State Champion)
  • Ty Smith – Shot Put (2nd Place and set the KHS record)
  • Brock Colhour – 400m (Placed 5th and was a 4-year All-State athlete)
  • Grant Noland – 300m Hurdles (Placed 5th)
  • Harvey Sayon – High Jump (Placed 6th)
  • 4x200m Relay – Cole Burnam, Brock Colhour, Deegan Knowles, and Grant Noland (Placed 4th and broke the KHS record)
  • 4×400 Relay – Brock Colhour, Sam Way, Jacob Burkemper, and Grant Noland (Placed 3rd and broke the KHS record)

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