Photo by ASHLYNN SHELL
Ta’Rell Simmons (right) and Nikaulyn Goree (left) battle for a rebound during action between the Missouri Tigers and Florida State Seminoles in recent summer basketball league action sponsored by the Ruston Parks and Recreation Department. All games are being played at the recently renovated Bobby James Memorial Gymnasium.
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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Louisiana Tech didn’t let a late start show them down as four sprinters and hurdlers advanced through the first round of competition despite a two hour delay at the UAB Blazer Invitational at the Crossplex in Birmingham.
Kim Francis led the way with a 60m hurdles time of 8.57 as she finished third in the A-section prelims to advance to Saturday’s finals, where she was joined by Bianca Jackson who advanced with an 8.60 time, finishing sixth.