Omar Rashad

Reporter, CalMatters

Reporter, CalMatters

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Parker Tenove moved from Kansas to California to become part of the track and field program at El Camino College. When the coronavirus canceled the spring season, his plans fell apart.

Community colleges could see influx of athletes as coronavirus disrupts sports recruiting

Parker Tenove moved from Kansas to California to become part of the track and field program at El Camino College. When the coronavirus canceled the spring season, his plans fell apart.

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