ARKANSAS TRACK & FIELD HALL OF FAME
Glen Rice (2002)
Dumas HS and College of the Ozark
Outstanding in all sports in high school as well as at C of O.
He won the Broad Jump as well as the 100 and 220 yard dashes in most high school meet at Dumas.
He set the NCAA javelin record at a meet in Chicago in 1928, the first record ever for an Arkansas athlete.
He set state records in the javelin and broad jump. His broad jump record of 24’, 1 5/8”stood for 47 years, 1929 until 1976.
He went to the Olympic trials at Harvard in 1929 but did not qualify.
In 1932 he went to the Southern Olympic Trials in Memphis. Here he finished 1st in the Javelin and Broad Jump. Lack of money kept him from the Olympic games.
He was inducted into the Arkansas Sports Hall of Fame in 1969 and the University of the Ozarks Sports Hall of Fame in 1990.
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