COLUMBIA — On a hot summer day two years ago, 6-year-old Eryn Puett peered across the track at Hickman's LeMone Field toward the shot put ring. Already a skilled enough athlete to qualify for the Amateur Athletic Union's Junior Olympic Games in the 800-meter run, Puett asked her coaches if she could try her hand at an event they didn’t expect.
Young shot-putter finds success with Columbia's Blue Thunder Track Club
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