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Editorial: Hurdles champ speaks of hard work, humility


Justin Veteto leads the 110 meter hurdles during the Boys Track & Field Regional on Thursday, May 29, 2014 at Connersville High School in Connersville, Indiana.

The track coaches at Center Grove High School clearly are doing something right.

Last year, Conner Stapleton won a state championship in the 300-meter hurdles.

This year, Trojan senior Justin Veteto won the state title in the 300 in a school-record time of 36.85 seconds. In addition, he finished second in the 110-meter high hurdles (a remarkable repeat of his 2013 finish), and he ran the anchor leg of Center Grove’s fourth-place 1,600-meter relay team. Veteto’s points were instrumental in helping Center Grove finish in third place as a team at the state meet.


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