Sports Persons of the Week: Jacqueline & Kimmie Rushford

SPOW - 7.30.14

SOUTHWEST LOUISIANA (KPLC) - Our Sports Persons of the Week are Deridder Track and Field stars Jacqueline and Kimmie Rushford.

"Jacq," a Northwestern State signee, placed third in the 2000 meter steeple chase with a time of 7.51.16 at the USATF National Junior Olympics, while her sister Kimmie finished second in Pole Vaulting, jumping her best height of 12-feet, 1.5-inches.

The Lady Dragon grad was also a 4-year letter winner and a 6-time district champion, while the upcoming junior the the returning district champ in pole vaulting, long and triple jumping.

Congratulations to our Sports Persons of the Week, Jacqueline and Kimmie Rushford.

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