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Athletes of the Month

June 13, 2019 - 10:02 AM

This feature is a part of The Register?s Allen County Area Athletes of the Month series. At the end of each month, The Register nominates three male and three female athletes for readers to vote on and the winners get named Athlete of the Month and an opportunity to be featured in the paper throughout the next month. To nominate your favorite athlete, click here or email the sports desk at sports@iolaregister.com.

All of Allen County knows what Elysia Kunkler brings to the track and jumping pits. 

Last spring as a junior, Kunkler qualified for three events in the state track meet. The Fillie track and field star medaled in two events, finishing second in the 100-meter hurdles and fifth in the long jump. She also was part of the 4×100-meter relay that finished 15th.

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