June 2015 Team Spotlight – West Plains High School


West Plains High School Men’s track and field team isn’t your average track squad.The team consists of 18 graduating seniors, 8 of which accepted track and field scholarships. The men have won 3 consecutive Ozark Championship titles, it’s no wonder the team’s motto is, “Take care of business.” This year at their district meet, the guys were down by 1 point going into the 4X4. A home stretch win helped them to secure the district championship and advance to the Missouri state meet.The men from West Plains placed 2nd as a team in Class 4 in the MSHSAA State Track Meet. When asked about this season, athlete Nghia Dinh  responded, “We had a heck of a season!” In conclusion the men finished up as Ozark Conference Champions, District Champions, Sectional Champions, and  had an amazing second place finish at the Missouri State Meet. Not only were they successful on the track, but they were also owning it in the classroom. West Plains Men’s Track and Field team have a team GPA of 3.7!