PHOTO (News & Observer): Millbrook High wide receiver Nathan Leacock influenced by his parents’ college track careers.
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By TOM SHANAHAN
Imagine the ideal track and field athlete. He or she combines a sprinter’s fast-twitch muscles with a middle-distance runner’s aerobic endurance. Explosion and endurance — a potent brew.
Millbrook High alumnus Dillon Leacock, a sophomore on the University of Houston track team, inherited the magical combination from his parents. Dillon’s explosion and endurance allowed him to win three prestigious 400-meter hurdle titles in the summer of 2021 — the USA Track and Field Junior championship, the North American, Central American and Caribbean Athletic Association (NACACAA) title and the Oregon Nike Nationals in Eugene
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