By Jon Swisher-Sports Director:
The 107th edition of the Drake Relays Track and Field competition meet begins this morning at Drake Stadium in Des Moines. The high school portion consists of 16 boys’ events all but the 200 and 400-meter dashes and 16 girls’ events, everything but the 200, 400 and distance medley relay. A few area coverage athletes will be in action on day 1, KMCH Sports Director Jon Swisher has the preview:
For those not competing at Drake this weekend, area track meets will be held this afternoon. The West Delaware Girls will be in Marion and the Hawk boys in Vinton, with both meets starting at 4:45pm.
The West Delaware Girls Soccer team is at home this evening for the third time in a row and second this week as they’ll host Vinton- Shellsburg at 5:15pm.