|As a result of the weather-related closings, the 2013–14 School Calendar was modified by the School Board at the February 19, 2014 meeting. March 31 is now a regular school day for students at all levels, rather than a teacher work day.
Due to the amount of days that we have had to cancel practice, students who were unable to practice Thursday will not be placed in the track meet this Tuesday. A number of students have been unable to practice the entire week for various reasons, and it is unfair to place them in events over students who have been at practice everyday. We as coaches understand that things come up and that some students have other responsibilities, but if you are unable to practice, then you will be placed in events that you can do which have not been filled. Students who are at practice training everyday will be placed in events first. I hope everyone becomes as motivated as they were doing trials, and lets get back to work.
Athletes, while on your break you will need to do things to get in running shape. Make sure you are doing sit-ups, push-up, drills, and some running. If you can't get to a track to do laps, make sure you are running 15-20 minutes when possible. If you do nothing over the break, you are only hurting yourself and we will have to do more conditioning when you get back (we will be able to tell who's been doing something). Have a safe/fun break and come back focused and ready to work!
Change in try-outs
Due to the weather and other concerns from the county, all sports try-outs will be postponed until after spring break. Track try-outs will begin on Tuesday, April 2nd, the first day back from spring break. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me.
Welcome to the 2013 boys track season. Our trials will start on Tuesday, March 19th. We are asking students to come to the track prepared to run. The students will have access to water during the trials, but we suggest students bring a water bottle or empty bottle they can fill up. We also suggest students dress like they are going to PE (tee shirt and shorts), but bring a sweat shirt and pants in case it is cold. If possible, we also suggest students wear running shoes (not cross-trainers, basketball, or soccer schools) to help prevent shin-splints.
Trials will start that Tuesday and end on Thursday. On Friday all participants will come back for one final day of practice, and at the end we will announce who made the team. As coaches we will be looking at attitudes, effort, listening skills, and times. All of these things will be taken into consideration, not just if a student is fast.
We look forward to seeing everyone Tuesday, and good luck.