Sports 12 Rewind Legends: Alicia Peterson

Published: Jun. 16, 2020 at 11:13 PM CDT
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SHERMAN, Texas (KXII) -When Alicia Peterson stepped onto the track, or the basketball court, it was difficult to stay in front of her.

Peterson was a very high level track athlete, a regular at the state track meet. She won state in the high jump and the silver in the 400 meters in Austin. She was an All-American in the 100, 200, 400 and high jump. After signing with the University of Texas, she was named all-Big 12 in the 200 and high jump. She still holds the Sherman school record in the 400 meters.

She was a tremendous basketball player. She led the team in scoring, was named all-district and all-region.

She was named homecoming queen at Sherman as well.

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