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Wear-and-tearing Away

Wear-and-tearing Away

As the seasons change and cross country turns into track and field, the constant running and inevitable wear-and-tear caused by sneakers and weather have caused the school’s track to erode.   “Many of the teams at this school use the track,” said teacher and cross country coach Patrick Shaw. “In fact many of the students and faculty use it throughout […]

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Kyle Christ: Running Cross-Country and Across the Country

Kyle Christ: Running Cross-Country and Across the Country

Over the course of four years students slowly develop a passion. Whether it is band, sports, or simply academics, most students become fervent about something. For Kyle Christ, lead runner of the cross-country team, running filled that gap. Christ started running in 7th grade. He started competitively running his sophomore year. “After I started running and doing well in races, […]

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Racing to Success

Racing to Success

  A cluster of flushed faces crowd together at the starting line. The frozen air speaks of promise and potential as the contestants take their place. A gunshot pops sharply in the distance and dozens of energetic feet ram simultaneously into the ground. The next few minutes will be filled with numb lungs and burning muscles. For Chris Perez, victory […]

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Going For Gold

Going For Gold

  Running is easy– at first. Cool wind whips past your face and your lungs fill with fresh air. Slowly but surely, it gets worse. The cool breeze gradually morphs into a frigid, powerful, wind, which washes over your entire body, scratching at your bones. Your lungs seem to catch fire despite the apparent lack of oxygen. With numb legs, […]

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