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Challenges pose no problem for Ontario High trackster

Ontario High School senior Katie Adams, seated left, signs with Oregon Institute of Technology to compete in track. (Submitted photo)

ONTARIO – Nothing can stop Ontario High track athlete Katie Adams.

Not Lupus.

Not even double knee surgery.

Adams signed this month to the track team at Oregon Institute of Technology.

The 18-year-old from Ontario has competed in state three years in a row. As a junior, she finished sixth in the state in discus. In the Greater Oregon League competition last year, she took first in discus and second in shot put. 

But she’s most proud of how she regained her strength and competed after a double knee surgery and a Lupus diagnosis before her junior year of track. 

“I really love track so I didn . . .