April 3, 2007

Harris has surgery

Gilmer athlete Lamar Harris recently ran a 200-meter race in a little over 22 seconds. While that would appear to be just another day at the track for one of the state's top athletes, it's pretty impressive considering Harris' condition the day he ran.

Harris had surgery on his stomach on March 12 in order to repair a hernia that he has had since birth.

The 6-foot-2, 180-pound Harris committed to Texas A&M over scholarship offers from Oklahoma, Baylor and Tulsa.

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