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From a Clipper to a Warrior

CCA’s Nick O’Connor signs with Indian Hills
Nick O’Connor (left) and Brandon Barker lead the way as official starter Bob Saunders gives the runners the signal for four laps to go in the 3,200-meter run Thursday, April 25, during CCA’s rainy 2019 Pacha Relays. O’Connor won the event in 10:14.38 with Barker finishing third in 10:24.71. (file photo by Chris Umscheid)

TIFFIN– Clear Creek Amana (CCA) senior Nick O’Connor signed a letter of intent to compete at Indian Hills Community College next year. O’Connor, a multi-sport athlete for the Clippers, will compete on the Warriors’ track and field team.
O’Connor qualified for the 2019 State Coed Track and Field Meet, taking sixth place in the 1,600-meter run, eighth place in the 3,200-meter run and anchored the third-place 4x800-meter relay with Tom Johnson, Kaden McAreavy and Jack Sexton.
O’Connor qualified for the 2019 3A State Cross Country Meet, finishing ninth and led the Clippers to a second-place team finish one point behind Champion Dallas Center-Grimes.
Indian Hills’ Main Campus is located in Ottumwa.