I interrupt my usual smart-ass sports snarkiness for a serious item:
Just a little over a week ago Megan Cherry was a talented teenager with a world of promise. She was a star soccer player for her Dallas Texans club team and Allen High School, with a scholarship awaiting at Iowa State University.
Today, she's on the National Missing Persons List, as an endangered runaway.
Her family, friends, Allen police and the FBI have been searching frantically for her, but so far with zero leads or tangible results.
UPDATE: Just heard from a family friend that Megan's car was today found in San Angelo. No signs of foul play. Developing ...
On Friday, Feb. 6th, after being dropped off at Allen High School, Megan returned home, packed some of her belongings and took a family car that was parked in front of her home.
She has not been heard from since.
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Megan, 16, has black hair with a reddish-golden streak in her bangs. She is 5-foot-10, 165 lbs with an athletic build. Her ears are pierced and she has a scar on her right ankle. She may be traveling in a silver 2001 Ford Taurus with Texas license plates JNM 715. It has a dent along the passenger door.
Anyone who sees Megan Cherry or has any information about her whereabouts, please contact:
National Center for Missing & Exploited Children (1-800-843-5678)
Allen Police (214-509-4322)