High School Sports
Track and field standout Vernon Norwood, right, races to victory in the finals of the 400-meter run at the NCAA Division 1 Outdoor Track and Field Championships in Eugene, Oregon, in June. In 2015, Norwood won both NCAA Indoor and Outdoor titles in the 400-meter run, won a title in the outdoor 4x400-meter run and advanced to the IAAF World Championships in Beijing, China, in August where he was a member of Team USA’s 4x400-meter relay. Individually, he competed for Team USA in the 400-meter run, falling in the semifinals. (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of LSU Sports Information)
No. 1 MCHS alum Norwood makes his mark on the track
The legs of Morgan City High alum and track star Vernon Norwood were very good to the sprinter in 2015.