JACKSONVILLE, Fla. --- Usually when William M. Raines Senior High School calls a signing day press conference it's to honor football or basketball athletes who will be playing on the next level. But today, it was the Boys Track and Field team that garnered all of the attention.
The Raines Athletic Department proudly celebrated a Signing Day for Track and Field in the Raines Auditorium.
Marques Darius, Brian Oliver, Jontue McDowell, and Jemarruse Amos signed scholarships to run track at Virginia Union University and Tennessee State University, respectively.
Head Coach Steven Bellamy spoke at the signing ceremony about how special this group has been for Raines track and field earning the school a district and regional championship, plus the first Gateway Conference Championship in 20 years.