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The Walkers, from left to right: Brendan, Keely, Jackson and Alex. Nick Wagner

For the Walkers, track and field talent runs in the family

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When Keely Walker was in seventh grade, her father suggested that she consider track and field over softball.

Lo and behold, Keely, 16, went on to win the Class A North Dakota girls state shot put title this year as a West Fargo sophomore.


“I’m glad I decided to stick with track,” she said.

Last weekend, Keely and her brothers Brendan, Alex and Jackson participated in the USA Track and Field Region 8 Junior Olympic Championships in Omaha.

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