College signings are always interesting to see, but everybody wonders why one athlete chose one schol and why another athlete chose a different school. Inside you will find out why certain athletes chose the school that they did in their own words.
Articles with Peyton Adkins
Team Ohio Roster for the 25th Anniversary of the Mid-East Cross Country Championship
How do Freshman runners fare at the varsity level? How do they transition from the 2-mile, Middle School distance, to the 3.1 mile varsity distance? Obviously, there are some very talented Middle School runners, but statistics indicate that very few step up as Freshman into the varsity spotlight. At last year’s OHSAA Cross Country Championships, in all six boys and girls divisions, a total of 883 runners competed. Of the 883, 98, just 11% of the runners were Freshman. A closer look at the Freshman statistics for each of the divisions is interesting, but what are the reasons that we don’t see more Freshman faring well at the varsity level? There may not be a simple answer, but the statistics do indicate that there is a definite maturation that takes place; physically, mentally and in experience, and that there is even a more distinct difference between the boys and the girls as they transition from the Middle School to the High School level.
We just wrapped up the start of the most exciting 22 days in Ohio High School Cross Country. Let's take a look back at the conference meets. Also check out which boys team wore pink to race in this weekend.