Journal Express, Knoxville, IA

April 17, 2013

Knoxville boys 2nd

By Perry Bell Journal-Express
The Journal Express

---- — It had been over 40 years since the Knoxville Panthers last ran at the Oskaloosa Relays.

The 85th annual Oskaloosa Relays, the longest run high school relays in the state of Iowa, had the Panthers back on the track.

The meet was held at the Lacey Sports Complex in Oskaloosa on a brand new track.

Panther Coach Mike Cunningham II credited Wick Cunningham with a great meet running 2:00 in the open 800. Cunningham also credited the quartet of Cunningham, Colton Spaur, Tanner Dunkin and Ryan Douglas for running a Drake Relays qualifying time in the 4x400 of 3:28.43.

Knoxville was second in the Class A field at Oskaloosa with 90 points,

Varsity Boys Track

Oskaloosa Relays

Team Scoring - 1. Pella 154, 2. Knoxville 90, 3. South Tama 81, 4. North Mahaska 84, 5. BGM 63, 6. Oskaloosa 45.

KHS 1sts - High Jump - Jacob Moats 6’0”, 4x800 - Matt Hollingshead, Moats, Tyler Derringer, Cunningham 8:35, 200 - Tanner Dunkin 23.38, 800 - Cunningham 2:00.53,

KHS 2nds - Shot Put- Joe Stearns 44’4.5”, Discus - Nathan Winters 144’6”, 4x400 - Ryan Douglas, Colton Spaur, Cunningham, Dunkin 3:28.43.

KHS 3rds - Shuttle Hurdle - Justin Karns, Bryce Zoutte, Jerry Nichols, Douglas 1:03.74, 100 - Dunkin 11.72, 400 Hurdles - Douglas 57.38,

KHS 4ths - Shot Put- Winters 42’6.5”.