Simpson had personal-bests in both the long jump and the 800m today, placing fifth in the long jump at 18-4, while placing 8th in the 800m with a time of 2:34.10. She was fourth in the javelin with a distance of 112-10. Her time in the 100m hurdles yesterday was also a season-best.
The Lions will be back in action next weekend competing in the 2011 MIAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships at Emporia State.
A homeowner is wounded with his own knife after catching an intruder inside his Joplin home.
The resident on 509 north wall came home Wednesday morning to find a male suspect burglarizing his residence.More >>