College High Jumper Protects Friend Who Pissed On A Liquor Store's Floor


Here's what the University of Iowa's track-and-field website says about Graham Valdes:

... [P]laced third in the high jump at Musco Twilight XI (6-8 3/4, 2.05m) ... letterwinner.

Here's what the police report says:

[O]fficers were called to Sauce, a liquor store at 108 E. College St., at 1:53 a.m. Feb. 19 for a report of a man hit with a bottle. When officers arrived, they found the victim of the attack bleeding profusely from the top of his head and a shattered champagne bottle at his feet.

The man told police a tall, redheaded man hit him with a bottle as he was trying to exit the store after his friend had urinated in the store, police said.


UI high jumper charged in champagne-bottle attack
[Hawk Central]