Ball State track and field will be one of more than 40 colleges and universities travelling to Ohio State April 22-23 for the Jesse Owens Track & Field Classic.
Senior thrower Marie Lumpkin holds Ball State's indoor weight throw record, but it wasn't until her last month at Union High School in Losantville when she realized she would in compete in collegiate track and field.
With winds between 30 to 40 mph and snowfall, Ball State track and field was still able to reach six top-five finishes and two career-best performances at the Miami Duals in Oxford, Ohio.
One campus group is working to get people to stop saying the word "retard."
Five members of the track and field team are headed to Marion, Ind., on March 24 to compete in the Indiana Wesleyan Polar Bear Invitational.