Demosthenes "Don" Price (2005)

About Demosthenes "Don" Price

Glenville High School runner Demosthenes “Don” Price was a speed specialist. From 1965 – 1967, Don led Glenville to 3 State Team Championships under coaches Jim Demo and Frank Zubovich. His impressive stats include times of 9.4 in the 100 yd. Dash, and 20.4 in the 220 yd. Dash. Mr. Price was State Champion 2 times in the 220 yd. Dash. In 1967, he was also a member of the 880 yd. Relay team that won the State Championship 2 years in a row and set both a State Meet and an Ohio record of 1:27.0. Mr. Price continued his career at Purdue University where he was selected to be co-captain his senior year. In 1968, his time of 6.2 in the 60 yd. Dash set a freshman record. His 1970 Sprint Medley team set a Purdue school record of 3:23.0 and in 1971 Don set another Purdue school record running the 70 yd. Low Hurdles in 7.8. Don continued to compete after college for the “Over the Hill” Track Club in Cleveland. He won National Sub Masters honors in the 100 M. dash and the 400 M. Relay. His team won the National Team Championship for Sub Masters.

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