(Fort Dodge) Atlantic track standout Tyler Hovey is picking up in college where he left off in high school.
Hovey, a freshman at Iowa Central Community College in Fort Dodge set the shot put record at the Region XI Indoor Championships in Storm Lake.
Hovey won the shot put title with a record throw of 50.5 inches and earned a spot in the NJCAA National meet March 1-3 in Lubbock, Texas. The Tritons are the defending champions.
Hovey won the Class 3A State Discus Title last spring with a throw of 165-03, and placed 6th in the shot put with a throw of 52-08.
February 19, 2013