LEVELLAND, Texas - The South Plains College track and field teams departed campus earlier today and will compete in the Michael Johnson Classic Saturday on the Baylor campus in Waco at the Hart-Patterson Track Complex. Field events are scheduled to begin at 9:30 a.m., while afternoon running events are slated to begin at 12 p.m. An evening session will follow beginning at 6 p.m.
Competition should be abundant as Texas, Texas A&M, and Oklahoma are among the schools scheduled to attend in addition to the Texans and Lady Texans.
The Michael Johnson Classic is the fifth of the season. South Plains College will then host the Region 5 championships on May 7 in a final tune-up before the NJCAA championships May 19-21.