FDSH, St Edmond Athletes Competing in Drake Relays
A strong local high school contingent be in Des Moines this weekend for the 104th Drake Relays. Fort Dodge Senior High will have athletes competing if four events while St Edmonds will have a showing in three. For the Dodgers, the boys will send Cray Washington for the 100 meters, and it's 4x100 and 4x200 relay teams. The Dodger girls will send it's 4x100 relay team, as well. The Gaels will send twin siblings Hank and Hannah Lentsch. Hank will compete in the 110-meter hurdles and high jump, while Hannah will compete in the high jump. Meanwhile in the elite competitions, this year's Drake Relays figure to have one of the best fields ever, as a $50,000 purse for invitational races and $25,000 for special field events has drawn 19 medalists from the London Olympics to Des Moines.