Ocean Springs' Emma Hunt clears the bar in the Class 6A pole vault on Saturday, May 6, 2017, in the MHSAA Class 2A 4A 6A State Track Meet at Pearl High School in Pearl. Hunt recently signed with Mississippi State.
Ocean Springs' Emma Hunt clears the bar in the Class 6A pole vault on Saturday, May 6, 2017, in the MHSAA Class 2A 4A 6A State Track Meet at Pearl High School in Pearl. Hunt recently signed with Mississippi State. Chris Todd Special to the Sun Herald
Ocean Springs' Emma Hunt clears the bar in the Class 6A pole vault on Saturday, May 6, 2017, in the MHSAA Class 2A 4A 6A State Track Meet at Pearl High School in Pearl. Hunt recently signed with Mississippi State. Chris Todd Special to the Sun Herald

She took up pole vaulting ‘as a joke.’ Now she’s headed to Mississippi State.

November 22, 2017 05:00 AM

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Patrick Ochs covers high school, college and recreational sports for the Sun Herald. You can reach him at 896-2321 or pochs@sunherald.com.