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Calkins: (Sky) walking in Memphis — as pole vaulters soar over Beale

By , Daily Memphian Updated: July 31, 2022 4:06 PM CT | Published: July 30, 2022 11:38 PM CT
Geoff Calkins
Daily Memphian

Geoff Calkins

Geoff Calkins has been chronicling Memphis and Memphis sports for more than two decades. He is host of "The Geoff Calkins Show" from 9-11 a.m. M-F on 92.9 FM. Calkins has been named the best sports columnist in the country five times by the Associated Press sports editors, but still figures his best columns are about the people who make Memphis what it is.

The organizers of the Ed Murphey Classic got a burst of inspiration this year. How about bringing the pole vaulting competition to the people? It made for a wildly entertaining Saturday night on Beale Street. 


Pole vault Beale Street Ed Murphey Classic Subscriber Only Beale Street Flippers Bridget Williams Dontavious Wallace Dave Milner

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