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Jim Blevins inducted into Oklahoma Track Coach's Hall of Fame

Kiowa native, 1976 Northwestern graduate, longtime Fairview teacher and coach


February 27, 2019

Longtime Fairview educator and coach Jim Blevins (left) is inducted into Oklahoma's Track Coaches Hall of Fame. Blevins is a Northwestern Oklahoma State University graduate and was raised in Kiowa, Kansas.

An integral part of the Fairview school and community, Jim Blevins is a native of Kiowa, Kansas, and a 1976 graduate of Northwestern Oklahoma State University. The lifelong educator and coach was recently inducted into the Oklahoma Track Coaches Hall of Fame.

His love of track began when he was a kid growing up with three brothers and a sister in Kiowa. They built their own pole vault and long jump pits. Eventually pole vaulting and hurdles were his favorite track events. Graduating from Kiowa High School in 1971, his excellence in sports took him to Pratt Junior College on scholarship. Bl...

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