Hall of Fame Inductee - Kenneth Seiz
Seiz, a middle distance runner and long jumper, graduated from Quincy
High School in 1941. His track achievements included setting a state
meet record in the 880-yard run that stood for 22 years. He lettered in
track from 1939-41, starting when the Blue Devils practiced on the track
at old Baldwin Park, the current site of Baldwin Intermediate School.
Seiz ran on the freshman-sophomore team and then was the start of the
first team to compete at old Q stadium in 1940. As a senior, he won the
800 and mile runs in the Geneseo and Fort Madison (Iowa) Relays, and
also set a number of records in the long jump, 880 relay, mile relay and
spring relay. He set four school records alone in the Fort Madison
Relays that year. Seiz set a record in the 880 in the district and state
meets. He also was a member of the Quincy High's state champion
880-yard relay team.
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