2017 Kappa Relays

The team winners of the 2017 Kappa Relays were the James Madison Middle School Boy’s & Girls track team (Photograph by Jourdan Baxley).

The Roanoke (VA) Alumni Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity had its annual Kappa Relays Track Meet on Wednesday, March 29, 2017. The Kappa Relays is a city-wide middle school track meet that awards athletes for their athletic and academic success. Coach Sherley Stuart and the late Coach Rudy Dillard helped start this event in the 1980s.

Participants from Roanoke City middle school track teams included Breckinridge Middle School, James Madison Middle School, Lucy Addison Aerospace Magnet Middle School, Woodrow Wilson Middle School, and Jackson Middle School. Student athletes competed in the following events:

  • long jump (1st Place Females: Wilson / 1st Place Males: Breckinridge)
  • triple jump (1st Place Females: Madison / 1st Place Males: Madison)
  • shot put (1st Place Females: Breckinridge / 1st Place Males: Madison)
  • 4 x 100 M Relay (1st Place Females: Madison / 1st Place Males: Breckinridge)
  • 4 x 200 M Relay (1st Place Females: Madison / 1st Place Males: Madison)
  • 4 x 400 M Relay (1st Place Females: Breckinridge / 1st Place Males: Breckinridge)
  • 4 x 800 M Relay (1st Place Females: Breckinridge / 1st Place Males: Madison)
  • 1600 Distance Sprint Medley (1st Place Females: Madison / 1st Place Males: Madison)
  • Overall 1st Place Females: Madison / Overall 1st Place Males: Madison

The overall team winners for the boy’s and girl’s team was James Madison Middle School. In addition to track and field events, male and female athletes from each team were recognized for their outstanding academic achievements. Chapter member Tommy Bowles coordinated this event for the Roanoke (VA) Alumni Chapter. Our event photographer was Jourdan Baxley.

Members of the Roanoke (VA) Alumni Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. (Photograph by Jourdan Baxley).

Members of the Roanoke (VA) Alumni Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. (Photograph by Jourdan Baxley).

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