The organization of track and field meets is an incredible endeavor in a “normal” year.
Luckily cross country does not have a system involving brackets, butt he number of teams who can qualify for the state meet has been reduced to 12.
The COVID-19 pandemic is a formidable opponent. These views of the guest column are solely of the writer and not of scrunners.com.
In a normal year, today would mark the beginning of the South Carolina High School Track and Field Championship weeks.
Awards of the decade gathered from input of coaches throughout the state.
After the unexpected postponement of the State Championships, the meet was finally held, and it was a great one.
Considering our humble beginnings, cross country in South Carolina has become the largest one day State Championships in the state.
On April 27, a lone gunman walked into a synagogue in Poway, California, outside of San Diego and started shooting at people.
History is rich and becomes important when you make it important. Use this to motivate and to appreciate all that has happened in the past. Best of luck this weekend as each of you make your own history at the Classic.
I have spent hours poring over results and putting various pieces of information into spreadsheets. I then spent time combining classifications and boys with girls and sorting by this and that.
I remember my first and only trip to the State Cross Country Championships. A cold, rainy day in the middle of December 1973.
Nostalgia! It can sure waste a lot of your time! You get this idea in your head about how something relates to something in the past and sometimes it just won't let you go.
I have always loved baseball. The game is full of statistics for every possible situation. An announcer is now able to tell you the batting average against left-handed pitchers in a night game with two strikes.