On This Day in Kansas High School Track

In arguably the greatest female distance race ever ran Cailie Logue, Molly Born, and Emily Venters, now all college All Americans, etched the 3200m race at the KU Relays, into Kansas track & field history. When it was all said and done 

Logue (a three-time class 4A champion) finished in 10:09.97, while Born (the two-time class 6A champion) was the runner-up in 10:10.64. Venters was third at 10:16.61. All three runners smashed the previous Kansas Relays record by 20 seconds or more; their times were the fifth, sixth and eighth best in the country at the time. Two weeks later, they were at it again, matching up in the 1600 meters at the Shawnee Mission North Relays, where Logue won again in 4:45.0 - nabbing the top time in the U.S. at the time - while Born was second in 4:48.87 and Venters third at 4:49.36 (No. 6 and No. 8 in the country at the time).