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High winds blow track meet off course


April 15, 2002

The Havre High School track team ended its invitational meet early because of high winds Saturday.

Throughout the morning and afternoon, heavy winds had a strong impact on every event. By the time the meet was canceled, gusts reached nearly 60 mph.

Havre head coach John Ita said the weather conditions were making it too dangerous to continue.

"It was getting pretty miserable out there," he said. Some of the participants didn't want to continue for fear of getting hurt.

Ita and the other coaches met shortly before 3 p.m. and decided to end the meet. When the hurdles wouldn't stay up straight...

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