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August 20, 2017

Wiley College

Dennie, Poleon qualify for Finals

GULF SHORES, Alabama – The No. 6 Wiley College women’s track and field team gains two more finalist as Renae Dennie advanced in the 100-meter hurdles and Natasha Poleon reached the 400-meter dash finals. Dennie ran 14.13 in the 100-meter hurdles – which was the top time in her heat. Poleon – who qualified for

No. 3 Wildcats send seven athletes to finals

GULF SHORES, Alabama – The No. 3 Wiley College men’s track and field team will have several athletes contending for NAIA titles – as seven advance to event finals. Marbeq Edgar – the defending NAIA 800-meter run champion won his heat with a time of 1:50.98. Shevan Parks also qualified for the final with his

Edgar, Baugh win USTFCCCA NAIA Region Awards

The No. 3 Wiley College men’s track and field team received more honors as Marbeq Edgar won United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association NAIA South-Central Region Male Track Athlete of the Year and head coach Marlon Baugh won NAIA South-Central Region Men’s Coach of the Year. Edgar and Baugh will receive

Walker hired as Mississippi Valley State University Head Coach

Ashley Walker will be a NCAA Division I head coach next season as she was hired by Mississippi Valley State University May 5 and formally introduced on Wednesday. “I’m extremely excited,” Walker said. “I’m thankful to the Mississippi Valley State University president Dr. William Bynum and athletic director Dianthia Ford-Kee for this opportunity. I’m also

Wildcats eye fourth straight RRAC Championship

The Wiley College men’s track and field team looks to continue its dynasty when it competes for a fourth consecutive Red River Athletic Conference Track and Field Championship Friday and Saturday at Tatum High School’s Eagles Stadium. The Wildcats dominated the conference during the regular season. Out of 19 events, Wiley College leads in nine

Shearman wins NAIA Track Athlete of the Week

After running the fastest 400-meter dash time in the NAIA, Kimorie Shearman gets the national spotlight as the NAIA Track Athlete of the Week Wednesday. Shearman ran 46.49 in the East Texas Invitational Saturday hosted by Texas A&M University-Commerce. His time beat 17 athletes from NCAA, NAIA and NJCAA schools and reclaimed the Wiley College

Edgar wins 800-meter run at Bobby Lane Invitational

ARLINGTON, Texas – Wiley College men’s track and field athlete Marbeq Edgar continued where he left off in the 800-meter run as he topped the field full of NCAA Division I athletes at the University of Texas-Arlington Bobby Lane Invitational. Edgar finished the race in 1:51.77 to secure a bid to repeat his NAIA Championship.

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