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August 31, 2013

Hembree 19th in collegiate debut

TULSA — Former Tahlequah cross country standout Jessica Hembree began her collegiate career with a 19th-place finish for the Oklahoma Sooners on Saturday.

Hembree — a three-time state champion in Class 5A — finished the two-mile race at Tulsa's Hurricane Cross Country Festival in 12:26, which was 14 seconds behind her OU teammate, Lane Maguire.

Oklahoma State's Adela Hofmanova won the race at 11:14, edging out Tulsa's Natasha Cockram, who finished at 11:15.

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Ben Johnson has been the sports editor at the Tahlequah Daily Press since 2009. He's a Broken Arrow native and a graduate of Oklahoma State University. He's also an avid fan of the St. Louis Cardinals and Kansas City Chiefs.

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