Youth Track Club starts season

Youth Track Club starts season The Vermillion Youth Track Club, which comprises 25 third- through sixth-grade girls and boys, began practices the week of March 23.

Five braved the wind, cold and rain to compete Saturday, April 3 at the first of five Siouxland Youth Athletic meets held at Roberts Stadium in Sioux City, IA.

Third grade: Matt Nelson, first � 4×100 (meet record) and 4×200, second � 100m and 800m, third � long jump (10'3"). Casey Carlson, first � long jump (11'2" � meet record), third � 400m, and shot put (14'9"), fourth � 100m (17.54).

Fifth grade: Crystal Coakley, second � 4×200 and 4×100, fourth 100m (16.22) and fifth � 400m.

Sixth grade: Sean Pederson, fourth shot put (27'10"0). Annie Carlson, first � long jump (13'), high jump (3'8"), shot put (20' 5 1/2") and discus.

The Vermillion Youth Track Club holds practices on Tuesdays and Fridays at 5:30 p.m. at the high school track. The next Siouxland Youth Athletic track meet will be held Sunday, April 11. Any third- through sixth-grade girl or boy interested should contact Kathy Carlson 624-5249 or show up at the track.

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