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Norwood named state's top male track athlete

LSU senior Vernon Norwood was voted Men’s Track and Field Athlete of the Year on the Louisiana Sports Writers Track and Field College Team. The Morgan City alum also made the list in the 400-meter run with the top time, while he combined with teammates’ for the top times in the 4x100-meter relay and 4x400-meter relay. (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of Bryan Wayne, LSU Sports Information)

NCAA Indoor and Outdoor 400-meter champion Vernon Norwood of LSU led the special award winners on the Louisiana Sports Writers Track and Field College Team announced this past weekend by the organi

Norwood a semifinalist for track and field award

Former LSU track and field standout Vernon Norwood, celebrates after leading the Tigers’ 4x400-meter relay to a national title in his final collegiate race during the NCAA Division 1 Outdoor Track and Field Championships in Eugene, Oregon, earlier this month. Norwood is a semifinalist for the Bowerman Award, which has been dubbed track’s equivalent to the Heisman Trophy. (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of Bryan Wayne, LSU Sports Information)

After turning in one of the most dominant collegiate seasons by a 400-meter runner in recent memory, LSU senior Vernon Norwood was named Monday among the 10 track and field athletes nationwide as a

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