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4A State Track & Field meet moved to Heber Springs

NORTH LITTLE ROCK (AHSAA.org) - Due to structural damage at Nashville's track and field complex last week the Class 4A state track and field meet has been moved to Heber Springs on Tuesday, May 6th

The Arkansas Activities Association's Board of Directors awarded Nashville the host site at its January Board meeting. On Tuesday, April 8th strong winds brought a 90-foot light pole to the ground. At the time winds in the area were up to 20 mph, with gust up to 40 mph.
 
Although a structural engineer is scheduled to check on the remaining three poles that light Scrapper Stadium, it was decided, for safety reasons, that the 4A state meet be moved to a new location. Heber Springs notified the AAA office on Monday that it would host the 2014 event.
 
2014 State Track Meets
Class                           Site                                          Date
7A                               Cabot                                      Thursday, May 8th
6A                               Russellville                              Thursday, May 8th
5A                               Harrison                                  Thursday, May 8th
4A                               Heber Springs                         Tuesday, May 6th
3A                               Perryville@Morrilton HS        Tuesday, May 6th
2A                               Gurdon                                    Monday, May 5th
1A                               Alpena@Green Forest            Monday, May 5th
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