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Middle schooler makes strides at state track and field meet
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Middle schooler makes strides at state track and field meet

Abby Lusco of Mt. Vernon has been competing with the Grant Union middle school track and field team since sixth grade.

She recently completed eighth grade and competed at the Oregon Middle School Statewide Championship Meet June 3.

She set...

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Let the splashing begin!

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Middle schooler makes strides at state track and field meet

Abby Lusco of Mt. Vernon has been competing with the Grant Union middle school track and field team since sixth grade.

She recently...

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