Silsbee relay, sprinters headed to state

By Scott McDonald

A quintet of Silsbee sprinters aspire to reach the medal podium at the state tack and field meet this Saturday. For three of them, they’re not just chasing history — they’re trying to repeat family history.

Three members of the 1988 Silsbee state champion boys 4x100 relay team have children running this weekend at Mike A. Myers Stadium on the campus of the University of Texas at Austin.

“We feel like we have to do the same thing,” said senior Calvin Tyler Jr., whose dad Calvin senior was on the 1988 state champion relay team.

 

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