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TBirds Win Additional National Awards

TBirds Win Additional National Awards photo
Coach Keith Blackwill, Esther Gitahi and Latavia Coombs

3/8/2017 4:18:14 p.m. - Hobbs, NM.  








Three members of the Thunderbirds Track and Field were named National winners by the U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA).

Coach Keith Blackwill was selected as National Coach of the Year. Runner Esther Gitahi was named the National Track Athlete of the Year and field athlete Latavia Coombs was named National Field Athlete of the Year.

The three also won the the same titles but for the Western Region.

The TBirds won the National Indoor Track and Field Championship March 3-4, 2017.

A Congratulations Pep Rally will take place Thursday, March 9 at noon at Caster Activity Center.


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