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By Stephen McKay
Sidney Sun-Telegraph 

Potter-Dix boys 4x800 wins state title


Anne Johnson

The Potter-Dix boys 4x800 meter relay team set a new school record when it won the state championship in the event. Pictured, from left, are: Cooper Hicks, Cameron Purcell, Sam Bogert and Jake Johnson.

OMAHA, Neb. – About a year ago, somewhere along the road between Omaha and Potter, four recently adorned NSAA track and field medalists began to dream of greater achievement. They didn't so much talk about how good it would feel to be a state champion. They talked more about what it would take to get there.

But once Jake Johnson, Sam Bogert, Cameron Purcell and Cooper Hicks, in that order, ran themselves to a state championship on Friday in the 3,200-meter relay, they couldn't help but think about how good it felt.

"It's just amazing, it feels unreal right now," said Bogert shortly after...

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