TRACK AND FIELD: Home of ‘PA speed’ complete

Published 1:41 pm Wednesday, May 29, 2019

The track surface around the Memorial High School practice field has been completed and painted. Memorial plans to hold on-campus track meets beginning in the spring of 2020, which it has not done since the present campus opened for the 2009-10 school year. The new track and the recently installed practice turf within the oval are the results of a successful November 2014 bond measure, with the project coming at a cost of an estimated $1 million.


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About I.C. Murrell

I.C. Murrell was promoted to editor of The News, effective Oct. 14, 2019. He previously served as sports editor since August 2015 and has won or shared eight first-place awards from state newspaper associations and corporations. He was born in Memphis, Tennessee, grew up mostly in Pine Bluff, Arkansas, and graduated from the University of Arkansas at Monticello.

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