High School Sports

Track and field championships open Thursday

The Kentucky High School State Track and Field Championships begin a three-day run Thursday at the University of Louisville's Owsley Frazier Cardinal Park.

Class 2A will be contested Thursday, Class A on Friday and 3A on Saturday.

Competition begins at 1 p.m. on Thursday and Saturday, with the final event scheduled at 7:45 p.m.

Friday, two events will start at 8 a.m. — girls' discus and boys' shot put. The rest of the meet will pick up at 9:30 a.m., with the final competition scheduled at 2:05 p.m.

Defending girls' team champions are Newport Central Catholic in Class A, Highlands in 2A and Campbell County in 3A.

Defending boys' team champions are Fort Campbell in A, Central in 2A and Male in 3A.