Photo by Mark Goodson

State of mind

Kyle Stifflemire has advanced to the state track and field championships in Austin. The Gatesville senior hopes to close out his career with a gold medal in Austin. The Class 4A pole vault competition begins at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, May 11 at Mike M. Myers Track Complex on the campus of the University of Texas. Stiffl emire qualified with a 15-9 effort at the Huntsville regional. His personal best is 16-2 as a junior.

Hornets’ senior flying high

Senior Stifflemire lands success in pole vault competition for Gatesville High program

When Kyle Stifflemire runs down the pole vault runway in a few days at the Texas track and field championships, he’ll be focused.

The Gatesville senior dreams have always been about being a team player and reaching for the top.

Come Saturday, May 11 when the pole vault competition starts for the Class 4A vaulters at 10:30 a.m., Stifflemire will have his plan laid out.


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