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Rituals bond cross country teams throughout season

Senior Stuart Baker leads the boys cross country team cheer.

By Victoria Giron, Harrisonburg HS, Harrisonburg, Va.

November 21, 2014

A team is bonded by its traditions and rituals, and the cross country team is no exception. The boys and the girls cross country teams are two separate entities, and therefore each have their own traditions. Cross country is an individual sport, so there are some athletes who have their own pre-meet...

Despite injuries, sophomore runner excels at state

In her first year running cross-country, Fullerton became the first BSM runner since 2004-2005 to reach the state tournament.

By Kathleen Meskill and Zach Smith

January 10, 2014

Making it to state in any sport is an accomplishment, but sophomore Mae Fullerton overcame the odds, and shin splints, to become the first runner since 2004-2005 to represent BSM at State for cross-country. Fullerton had been a soccer player for nine years, but decided to take up a new challenge in...