Setting the bar: Mile relays set new school records in 2016

by | Jun 30, 2016 | Sports

George Flores was the starting point for the boys 1,600-meter relay team.

George Flores was the starting point for the boys 1,600-meter relay team.

The Princeton High School 1,600-meter relay teams burned up the track this year as they routinely broke school records for the event meet after meet.

Since the goal this year was to make it to state, they focused on practice and invitational meets to prepare, and this led to the trend of breaking records everywhere they competed.

Each relay team spent long, hard hours at practice trying to beat school and personal records, and although they made it look easy, what went into it, was not.

By Alexis Butcher • PHS student • [email protected]

Editor’s note: Each year the students in the journalism program at PHS finish the course by writing press releases. The class partners with The Princeton Herald to publish the stories.

For the complete story see the June 30 edition of The Princeton Herald or click here for the e-Edition.

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