College Sports

Norwood medals twice at NCAA championships

LSU’s Vernon Norwood runs in the 400-meter during first-day action at the NCAA Division 1 Indoor Track and Field Championships in Albuquerque, N.M. Friday. Norwood, a Morgan City High School alum, earned the silver medal during Saturday’s NCAA final in the 400-meter, while he anchored the Tigers’ 4x400-meter relay to a NCAA title in the meet’s final event Saturday evening. (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of LSU Sports Information)

LSU’s Vernon Norwood capped his first indoor season at LSU in championship style as the Morgan City High School alum anchored the Tigers’ 4x400 meter relay to a championship at the NCAA Division 1

Robinson, Norwood place in top 3 at conference meets

Two Tri-City area athletes placed in the top three of their events at their collegiate indoor conference track and field championships recently. Central Catholic alum and Southeastern Louisiana University’s Kendall Robinson won the Southland Conference high jump, while Morgan City High School alum and LSU’s Vernon Norwood placed third in both the 400 meter run and was part of LSU’s third-place finish in the 4x400 meter relay at the SEC championships. From left, SLU’s Kadarius Williams and Robinson and Northwestern State’s Quinton Helaire. (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of The Southland Conference)

Two former Tri-City area prep track standouts placed in the top three of their indoor track and field conference championships last month.

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