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Discus record stirs memories of golden era

Published 05/15/2010, The Daily Republic

The first thing I thought when I read that the kid from Lake Andes had set a discus record at the Howard Wood Relays was, “Hey, that’s Schwartz’s record.” I didn’t find a confirmation in that first story. The confirmation for me came the other day in The Daily Republic, when Luke Hagen contacted Gary Schwartz in Arkansas and talked a bit about how it felt to have Cody Snyder break a record Schwartz had held for 48 years. (He figured it would go someday, he said).

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