Jeff City tornado damages State track meet venue: new venues, schedule


The tornado that hit Jefferson City Wednesday night also damaged Adkins Stadium on the campus of Jefferson City High, the host of the state championship meet. The venue and schedule has changed as a result.

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported that the meet will go forward Saturday, but at three different locations and with an adjusted schedule.

MRH High School Booster Club president, David Barton, shared screen shots with details and photos of the damage on Facebook.

Barton also posted the MRH athletes competing in the state meet:

– 4×800 -Logan MacDonald, Dylan Boyd, Josh Helle, Malik Stewart
– 4×400 – Josh Clark, Malik Stewart, Dylan Boyd, Logan MacDonald
-800 – Malik Stewart
-1600 – Malik Stewart
-High Jump – Logan MacDonald
-Javelin – Xavier Sykes

Brentwood posted its state-qualified athletes on Twitter: