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Although she once was told she was too short to do anything in track, that didn’t keep Jill Nix from standing tall for Lamesa High School in that sport. “When I was in junior high I had coaches tell me that I was too short to run the hurdles,” said Nix, a 2004 LHS graduate. “But back then I really was a runt. It seemed like everybody was always 6 to 12 inches taller than me.” But after hitting a growing spurt in high school, Nix was convinced more than ever that she could run the hurdles and high jump. More importantly, she ...

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