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Historic First Track and Field Meet

DoDDS Korea

Stars & Stripes
| April 18, 2011

History will be made Saturday at 9 a.m. at the Pyeongtaek Municipal Sports Complex, when the three DODDS Korea track and field teams will hold the league’s historic first meet, Daegu, Seoul and host Osan American battling it out along with Yongsan High School of Seoul.

"Truly a momentous event," said Osan coach and meet host David Hemmer.

Since none of the three DODDS teams have an on-base facility, they’ve had to look locally for a venue that could host a track meet. A bit of negotiating by the school’s administrative support staff plus a 30,000 won ($27) fee paid by the school did the trick, Hemmer said. Read full story.

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