Panthers News · Spring Fling: Bartlett’s Unified track team chasing the dream


(From left) Dalton King, Jonathan Beck and Ayooluwakumi Adadevoh will represent Bartlett at Thursday’s first Unified track meet at Spring Fling. (Photo: John Varlas / The Commercial Appeal)

Spring Fling: Bartlett’s Unified track team chasing the dream

Courtesy of John Varlas and The Commercial Appeal 

Dalton King has dreams.

“I dreamed we won (the 400 relay),” said King, who just wrapped up his junior year at Bartlett High. “We won .. and coach Nebo cried so hard. But I also dream of being a star and being famous.”

King is already a star of sorts as one of the main contributors on Bartlett’s Unified track team, which will be competing at Spring Fling Thursday. And yes, if the Panthers do bring home gold in this first-ever competition, Jaja Nebo will cry.

“Oh yeah, I will cry for real,” he said. “I’ll get the ugly face.”

Click here to read the full story on the Commercial Appeal Online.