It is truly a family affair.
Katie Trupp was an All-State pole vaulter for Burlington Central before graduating in 2013. The Southern Illinois junior has a little brother.
“He would come with her to practices over the summer when he was in seventh grade,” Burlington Central pole vault coach Dave Burner said. “That’s how it all spawned.”
It has been quite a progression for Jared Trupp since he was in middle school.