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Grant Lair wins 800m at State

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Grant Lair '18 runs the 4x800 at State. Lair won the individual 800m that day.

Grant Lair '18 runs the 4x800 at State. Lair won the individual 800m that day.

Hanna Tanner

Hanna Tanner

Grant Lair '18 runs the 4x800 at State. Lair won the individual 800m that day.

Jenna Gilbert, Staff Writer

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Grant Lair’s ’18 heart was pounding as he rounded the curve for the last 100m in his 800m race. The race started off poorly, with a start putting him in last place for the first 200m. He tripped around 170m, which put him even further back. Eventually, he had gotten into third to last position, and he kept trying to keep pace at a solid fourth place at the 250m mark. It was in the last 100m that something in him came out, “I just had a lot of adrenaline,” Lair said  “And I thought I could win, so I went for it and won by .02 seconds.”

Lair’s final time was 1.53.54 earning him first place at state.

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Jenna Gilbert, Staff Writer

Jenna is a fun, laid back person who likes to have no stress and a good time. Her love of cats is almost scary as she would totally have at least four when she can support them,. She also likes plants (#proudplantmom!). Some of her strongest beliefs include the categorization of a hotdog not being a sandwich, cubed ice being superior to crushed eyes, and soy milk being better than any cow milk.

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Hanna Tanner is a sophomore who loves to swim, eat pizza and wonder around Target. She is in her first year of Newspaper. If you ever need to find her she will probably be at home watching Grey’s Anatomy or YouTube or is sometimes in her room reading. It is her first semester on staff.

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