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Student Athlete of the Week with Olivia Turner

February 27, 2018

This week, our athlete is junior Clay Ferguson who is member of the track, cross country, and swim team.

Dunbar Track and Field Update

April 21, 2017

  The Dunbar boys’ and girls’ track and field teams have kicked off their season. Last season, the boys’ team came in second overall as a team and their 4x400 meter relay team won the ring at the state championships. A highlight from last year's season is when Will Allen beat Tyson Gay’s state record in the 100 meter dash. Allen is now a freshman at the University of Alabama...

Track and Field Regionals

Track and Field Regionals

May 14, 2016

Schools across the region met at Tates Creek to compete for a chance to go to state.

Elijah Olige Commits to Loyola University Chicago

Elijah Olige Commits to Loyola University Chicago

May 11, 2015

Senior track star Elijah Olige verbally committed to Loyola University of Chicago on May 1.  Olige signed in the PLD library last Friday, May 8th, accompanied by his friends and family. Olige said that he is ecstatic about the opportunity to compete at the Division I level. “I’m very anxious, but also excited to run for Loyola,” said Olige.  “With great education, great facilities and...

Dunbar All-Comers Track Meet April 21, 2015

Dunbar All-Comers Track Meet April 21, 2015

April 29, 2015

Tuesday afternoon was another good day for the Bulldogs track team to have a home meet. Many schools competed inside and outside Fayette County including Scott, Harrison, and Paris. The girls and boys both had an exceptional day. On the boys’ team, many placed first or second in the events. Sophomore William Allen placed first in 2 events, the 100 meter and 200 meter dash.  He timed at 11.11...

State Championship

April 6, 2015

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Athlete Profile: Malik Mahmud

Asir Chishti, Staff Reporter

April 24, 2014

Filed under New in Sports

Senior Malik Mahmud has a passion for running. He said that he started running cross country in middle school and really enjoyed it which led him to try out track in the 7th grade. He has continued running track since then and is currently a varsity athlete for Dunbar’s track team. When asked why he likes track, Mahmud said, “I like the competition and how running makes me feel. It gives me the opportunity to constantly stay fit.” The events that Mahmud competes in include the 4 by 800 meter relay, the 4 by 400 meter relay and the mile. Coached under Jean Balan, Mahmud hopes to win state with the rest...