Sports | SPMS fastest miler in state of KY| Beckham takes third in Rodeo

Photo Submitted | Stuart Pepper Middle School athlete, Fidel Garcia, with his medal after being named the fastest middle school miler in the state of Kentucky.

Stuart Pepper Middle Schooler is the fastest miler in the state of Kentucky




On Friday, May 13, Stuart Pepper Middle School 8th grader Fidel Garcia headed to Assumption High School in Louisville to take part in the 2nd Annual Middle School Dream Mile. This event takes the fastest 16 boys and the fastest 16 girls in the state and has them race to see who can run the fastest mile. Garcia qualified for the race at a meet on April 19 when he ran a 4:46.17 mile. This not only qualified him for the Dream Mile race but saw him ranked number one in the state with the fastest mile of the 16 boys who qualified. Friday night, he bested that time and finished the race in first place with a time of 4:44.85. Fidel Garcia is now Kentucky’s Fastest Middle School Miler, crossing the finish line a full second ahead of second place and just over three seconds ahead of third place.

MCHS’ Beckham takes third place in the state of Kentucky at rodeo finals


Meade County High School student Gunner Beckham came in 3rd place at the Kentucky High School Rodeo Association State Finals in chute dogging this past weekend. As a result, he has qualified to participate in the National High School Finals Rodeo in Gillette, Wyoming later this summer.

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