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Hurdles champ Tommy Murdock competes at famed Oregon track

Tommy Murdock hasn't slowed down since capturing twin state hurdles titles in ­Yakima last month.

A week after graduating from La Conner High School, Murdock competed in an elite national meet at historic Hayward Field at the University of Oregon in Eugene.

Murdock, who collected five state gold medals as a La Conner hurdler, took part in the 2024 Nike Outdoor Nationals and USA Track & Field U20 Championships on the same track where the U.S. Olympic Trials will be held starting Friday.

Hayward Field has over the course of a century become the nation's most storied track and field venue and has...


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