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Nex-Tech Wireless Central Kansas AOM: Wes Shaw

Wes Shaw is the #1 shot put thrower in the state for 2019.
By: Sports in Kansas - Chet Kuplen
May 9, 2019

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This months Nex-Tech Wireless Central Kansas Athlete of the Month is Hillsboro High School senior track and field athlete Wes Shaw.

Shaw, who set the 2A meet record last season at 60-11.50 in the shot put, is off to a monster senior season. He has the #7 mark in Kansas history with his toss of 64-01 this season. It's also the #13 mark in the United States this season. 

Shaw is also an accomplished discus thrower as he has a 176-07 throw in the event which ranks #3 in all classes of Kansas this year and #1 in 2A. 

Shaw has signed with Harding University in Arkansas at the next level. Look for him in a couple of weeks at the state outdoor in Wichita to bring home some new hardware and perhaps set another state meet record in 2A. 

Nex-Tech Wireless would like to congratulate Shaw on an oustanding career so far and wish him best of luck for the remainder of the season. 


Sports in Kansas and Nex-Tech Wireless are in partnership over the 2018-2019 school year to release a Central Kansas and Western Kansas Athlete(s) of the Month, two separate monthly honors. Schools west of Russell, Kansas (including Russell) in the Nex-Tech Wireless footprint (click to see) qualify to be nominated for the Western Kansas Athlete of the Month and schools East of Great Bend (including Great Bend) qualify to be the Central Kansas Athlete of the Month (click to see). You can nominate an athlete over the last seven days of the month by emailing Chet Kuplen at sportsinkansas@gmail.com, please provide stats.

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