MOSCOW, Russsia – The 2013 IAAF World Track and Field Championships are set to begin Saturday, Aug. 10 in Moscow, Russia, and, as usual, fans of the South Plains College Texans and Lady Texans will see some familiar faces on the tracks and in the results.
Shavez Hart, Trevor Mackey, and Lestrod Roland each competed for and helped the Texan track team to their seventh consecutive outdoor track and field championship this past season. Sparkle McKnight (Arkansas) and Natoya Goule (LSU) were standouts on the Lady Texan squad two years ago, before having exceptional seasons with the Lady Razorbacks and Lady Tigers, respectively.
LEVELLAND – The South Plains College department of athletics recently finished sixth in the 2012-13 National Alliance of Two-Year College Athletic Administrator's (NATYCAA) Cup standings with 102 points, the organization recently released.
Beginning in 2004, the NATYCAA Cup program recognizes excellence in two-year college athletics based on success in championship events.
LEVELLAND – South Plains College will once again be represented on the world stage as four athletes who have recently competed for the Texans now have an opportunity to keep at the 2013 World Track and Field Championships Aug. 10-18 in Moscow, Russia. Additionally, two others will compete at the World University Games July 6-17 in Kazan, Russia.
LEVELLAND – South Plains College Texan and Lady Texan track and field head coach Chris Beene was honored by the South Plains College Board of Regents during their latest board meeting Thursday, June 13 in the SPC administration building.
Beene helped guide the Texan and Lady Texan track teams to three more NJCAA Championships this spring, sweeping the men's and women's indoor titles March 1-2 in Lubbock and then narrowly missing the sweep outdoors when the Texans won in a landslide and the Lady Texans finished as the runner-up.
HUTCHINSON, Kan. – The South Plains College Texan track and field team ran away from the competition and laid claim to their seventh consecutive team title when they finished the three days of competition with 140 team points Saturday evening at Gowans stadium in Hutchinson, Kan.
Men's Outdoor NJCAA Champs 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013
Men's Indoor NJCAA Champs 1986, 2007, 2009, 2013
Men's Half Marathon NJCAA Champs 2006, 2008, 2009
Men's Marathon NJCAA Champs 1993, 1995
Men's Cross Country NJCAA Champs 1991, 1996, 1997
Women's Outdoor NJCAA Champs 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012
Women's Indoor NJCAA Champs 2009, 2011, 2013
Women's Marathon NJCAA Champs 1996, 2002
Women's Half-Marathon NJCAA Champs 2010, 2011
Women's Cross Country NJCAA Champs 2006
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