Nile C. Kinnick junior speedster Chris Watson, center, holds the Pacific's fastest 100-meter dash time of 11.15 seconds entering the Far East meet. AUSTIN FISHER/SPECIAL TO STRIPES
Nile C. Kinnick junior speedster Chris Watson, center, holds the Pacific's fastest 100-meter dash time of 11.15 seconds entering the Far East meet. AUSTIN FISHER/SPECIAL TO STRIPES

Humphreys athletes chase individual, team titles on track

by Dave Ornauer
Stars and Stripes

Where Humphreys High School’s track and field team is concerned, the expression “All Eyes On Us” might well be apropos.

The Blackhawks enter next week’s Far East meet at Yokota as heavy favorites to make history – becoming the first program to win the Far East Division II school banner one season and Division I the next.

And they seemingly have the personnel to do it.

Humphreys went unbeaten in the Korea track regular season, qualified a school-record 35 athletes for the two-day Far East meet, 17 of whom are returning from last year’s D-II champion team, including seven gold medalists.

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