UIL OKs wheelchair races at state track meet

The University Interscholastic League approved a proposal to add competition for students in wheelchairs to the 2014 track and field state meet.
Student athletes using wheelchairs will participate in a pilot program in three events – 100-meter dash, 400-meter dash, and the shot put.
In other events from an October meeting:
• the Barbara Jordan Historical Essay Competition and the Latino History Essay Competition are now sanctioned as UIL contests for high schools seniors


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