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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