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George Alum Jan Hall to be Inducted Into the IGHSAU Track and Field Hall of Fame

Des Moines Iowa — Jan Hall of George, Pleasant Valley’s Lexie Anderson and Sergeant Bluff-Luton’s Megan Glisar are the 2018 inductees into the Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union’s Track & Field Hall of Fame. The trio will be inducted Saturday afternoon at the Iowa High School Track & Field Meet.

Jan Hall competed at George High School from 1978-to-1982. She captured four state titles, two indoor championships, a Drake Relays crown and one cross country individual title. Hall won two Class 1A titles in the 1500 meters. As a junior, she added an 800-meter crown while anchoring the distance medley relay team to the best overall time in the 1981 State Meet. Hall set two records in winning the 800 and 1500 meters at the 1982 State Indoor Meet. The 1981-82 school year also saw her win the Class 1A cross country title and the Drake Relays 800 meters. When she graduated, her time of 4:39.55 in the 1500 ranked third on Iowa’s all-time list while her 800 time of 4:14.62 ranked 13th. She would go on to compete at Drake University in cross country and track.

Lexie Anderson starred at Pleasant Valley from 1982-to-1986. She was the leading scorer at the 1985 State Meet, earning 22.5 points in helping Pleasant Valley win the 1985 state outdoor championship.

Megan Glisar is one of two girls to win four state championships in the high jump. Competing for Sergeant Bluff-Luton from 2005-to-2009, she won the Class 2A high jump title as a freshman and Class 3A crowns her sophomore, junior and senior seasons.

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