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On the right track; Shreveport Relays Thursday

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Lee Hedges Stadium in Shreveport will turn in to a track and field stadium on Thursday.  Ten area high schools will compete, putting 250 of the area's top athletes on display.

The field events will begin at 4pm after which the track events will begin at approximately 5pm.

North Caddo head coach Jerry Byrd says 35 area athletes are currently competing on the collegiate level in track and field.  Byrd also coaches football at North Caddo and he recognizes how special his track and field athletes are.  Byrd says several athletes competing on Thursday are among the best in the state.

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