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Eye On The Trials

#links# Located across the street from Sahm's Golf Course and just minutes to Castleton Square Mall, Community North Hospital, I-69, and I-465. As readers of my blog will know the domestic campaign went well and I took a week's rest at the end of the season to recharge the batteries. I managed to enjoy a few days in my home town of Hokitika to catch up with family and friends. Hokitika is such a small place, where everybody knows everyone, and it sometimes took a good 45 minutes to get through the supermarket because people wanted to stop and chat and wish me well.

The Lady Texans won the women's 10000 meters as freshman Gladys Jemaiyo took the top spot with a time of 35:40.46. In the men's 200 meter prelims, freshmen AJ Pemberton and Adrese Atkins placed first and second for South Plains, as Pemberton ran a 21.50, while Atkins turned in a 21.65. Pemberton also won the men's 100-meter prelims in 10.70, while Atkins took third in 10.77.

In 2005 while serving in the U.S. Air Force in Afghanistan, Master Sgt. Israel Del Toro was following routine orders when his Humvee rolled over a buried pressure-plate mine and exploded. The blast severed most of his fingers and left him in a coma for nearly three months, with burns covering the majority of his body. He was given a 15% chance of survival, but Del Toro defied the odds and made a miraculous recovery. During his rehabilitation, Del Toro was introduced to adaptive sports as a therapeutic outlet and it quickly became something he excelled at. He eventually set world records in shot put, discus, and javelin and won a gold medal at The 2016 Invictus Games. For his perseverance and commitment to his country, Master Sgt. Israel Del Toro will receive The Pat Tillman Award for Service at The 25th ESPYS Presented by Capital One on July 12. EMMY Award-winning host, writer and producer Jon Stewart will present the honor during the live telecast on ABC.

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