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Spickes Looks To Continue Progress

Posted: February 1, 2013 at 5:26 a.m.

Danile Spickes, who finished second at the Class 7A state outdoor meet as a Rogers Heritage sophomore, is already off to a strong start after a solid junior season for the War Eagles football team.

Daniel Spickes cleared 15 feet in the pole vault over the summer to place among the top eight nationally at the AAU Junior Olympics despite a lingering leg injury.

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Daniel Spickes

School: Rogers Heritage

Height: 5-11

Weight: 155

Class: Junior

Notable: Cleared 15 feet at the AAU Junior Olympics over the summer to finish seventh in the young men division (17-18) in the pole vault. ... Ranked among the top 20 juniors nationally by Vaulter magazine. ... Finished second in the pole vault at the Class 7A state track and field championships and fifth at the Meet of Champions as a sophomore. ... Intercepted a team-high six passes as a starting defensive back for the War Eagles’ football team this past season.

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