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Runner Sampers signs with Jimmies

Michael Sampers of Rosemount, Minn., has signed with the Jimmie track and field and cross country teams.

Sampers is a three-year letterwinner in track and cross country and a four-time academic letter recipient. He’s a state cross country participant and honorable mention all-conference performer.

Michael SampersSampers’ father (Paul) is the school record-holder in the 800 meters. Paul graduated in 1987.

“Michael is an outstanding young man with great potential in the longer distances, and I am excited to coach him,” Jimmie men’s track and cross country coach Ed Crawford said. “Michael is exactly the kind of young man I want in this program.”

The son of Paul and Minajou Sampers, he plans to study history education and coaching.