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Byrd reflects on Junior Olympic decathlon gold

Rising East Burke senior hopes to make collegiate decision soon

By ANNABELLA BERNHARDT

Staff Writer, THE PAPER

Posted 8/12/23

It’s not too often that Burke County produces a national champion in anything, but KJ Byrd breaks the mold. An East Burke High School rising senior, Byrd finished first in the men’s decathlon …

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