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Friday, July 6, 2012

Shelbi Vaughn: National Girls Track & Field Athlete of the Year

Congratulations to Shelbi Vaughn, Mansfield Legacy HS graduate, for being named the 2011-12 Gatorade® National Girls Tack & Field Athlete of the Year. Check out the Player Bio for Shelbi Vaughn.

Below is the full-page ad in the July 5, 2012 Ft. Worth Star-Telegram:

On June 27, the Gatorade Company, in collaboration with ESPNHS, announced Abraham Hall of South Grand Prairie High School (Grand Prairie, Texas) and Shelbi Vaughan of Legacy High School (Mansfield, Texas) as its 2011-12 Gatorade National Track & Field Athletes of the Year.

At the USA Track and Field Junior Outdoor Championships, Vaughan had a throw of 198 feet, nine inches, that set the national high school and junior records in the discuss throw. She also won the discuss throw at this year's 5A state championships. She finished 4th in the Women’s Discus Throw at the Olympic Trials in Oregon last month. (Shelbi Vaughan "the future of throwing" -

Check out the announcement videos on Shelbi here, here, and here
Emmitt Smith surprises Shelbi Vaughan: 2011-12 Girls Track and Field POY

Mansfield ISD congratulates Shelbi Vaughn.