Recruiting tomorrow’s track stars

Iola Middle School track and field athletes trained elementary school students for an Iola Youth Track Meet on May 4.


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April 15, 2024 - 3:29 PM

Scott Brady speaks to the assembly in front of Cam Wille, from left, Haidyn Desmarteau, Kevon Loving and Reginald Davis. Photo by Richard Luken / Iola Register

Iola Middle School track and field athletes Reginald Davis, Kevon Loving, Haidyn Desmarteau and Cam Wille were at Iola Elementary School Monday to speak a little bit about why they enjoy the sport. The assembly, hosted by IMS athletic director Scott Brady was to promote an upcoming Iola Youth Track Meet, co-hosted by IMS and the Iola Recreation Department on May 4 at Iola’s Riverside Park. Youngsters from pre-kindergarten through sixth grade can register through April 26, but must pre-register by Wednesday in order to get a T-shirt. Registration costs $20. In case of inclement weather, the meet will be held May 5. For more information, contact Brady at (620) 365-4785 or Iola Recreation Director Jason Bauer at (620) 365-4990.

Luuly Tran, foreground, and Kloey Slater race the IMS athletes around the gymnasium. Photo by Richard Luken / Iola Register
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