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Norton's Jaclyn Fortner (left) and Fairless' Valerie Arney reach for a loose ball in the first quarter of a Division II district basketball game at Lake High School on Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013, in Canton, Ohio. (Michael Chritton/Akron Beacon Journal)
Triway's Hannah Marcum (right) dives for the ball held by Manchester's Kayci Krzynowek in the second quarter of their Division II district semi-final tournament game at Lake High School on Thursday. (Michael Chritton/Akron Beacon Journal)
Less than 48 hours after he captured a bronze medal in the 800 meters at the Rio Olympics, Clayton Murphy pledged to continue to help raise the national profile of the University of Akron track and field program.