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By Paul Morgan
Special To The Times 

First Track Meet In A Decade Slated Saturday At BC Brevard NC


Last updated 3/11/2015 at 11:59am

Josh Mower, a 2014 BC graduate and former track and cross country standout, will help bring track events back to the college for the first time in more than a decade. Saturday's event starts at 10 a.m. (Times photos by Robbie Robertson)

More than 10 long years have passed since Brevard College hosted an on-campus track meet, but that will change Saturday, when athletes from six area colleges converge to compete in the Tornado Relays on BC's beautiful new Frank Patton Track.

Local donors Frank and Donna Patton supplied the generous gift that allowed the refurbishment of the track, with a ribbon-cutting held on the royal blue facility in mid-December. Frank, a 1945 alumnus of the college, spent a long national career with John Deere & Company, but said that he's never forgotten his days at BC.

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