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11 days ago ? For distance folks
@spxcoachrm I hear ya. And I've been around long enough to know that nobody likes being the sacr...
12 days ago ? For distance folks
@BillATC Running a final mile in a 5K in 4:06 is no joke and certainly these guys are all excel...
15 days ago Tokyo 2020
@Bansley2 Interesting that the event that coaches have to beg athletes to run ends up being the o...
15 days ago ? For distance folks
I much preferred the tactics employed in the girl's race. Her coach told her to trust her train...
18 days ago Christian Coleman
Crazy fast race. UGA athlete ran 10.05 and didn't make the final! Maybe someone needs to wheel ...
27 days ago GA Alumni NCAA D1 Championship Qualifiers
@acarr6453 And her brother Devon (UGA/decathlon)
1 month ago State XC Meet Schedule Will Be Published Next Week
@tlgcc1 Agreed 100%. Is there a reason why XC follows the football model? ......other than the ...
1 month ago State XC Meet Schedule Will Be Published Next Week
@coachac I hope they blow up the old "rotation" idea so that classifications don't get stuck on F...
1 month ago Records that were broken
@MaristXCcoach Fun watching her race 5K last night at ACCs!
2 months ago Sectionals Casualties
@jayfsorba ......and top 7 separated by only .48 Pretty darn close.
2 months ago Sectionals Casualties
Girls 7A A section was a kick fest as well. Slow early pace kept most of the field in tow. At ...
2 months ago Anybody go to a one day region meet?
Region 5-7A had our day 1 on Monday. No prelims for 800M which will be run as a final. Rounds ...
3 months ago rule interpretation on the 12 meet limit
The rule book seems to be pretty clear that the maximum number of meets a team can schedule (excl...
3 months ago Relay state championship
Would it be possible to do this during the season? We usually have teams traveling out of state...
3 months ago COACHS INVITE 4X1600M RELAYS
@spxcoachrm yep.. 22:00 23 was a typo
3 months ago COACHS INVITE 4X1600M RELAYS
Bragging rights for the distance squads. Here are my picks and setting over/under for several ...
4 months ago Potential GHSA Shake Up
Well, if you believed the Macon article, it sounds like a couple of key state legislators are tir...
4 months ago Potential GHSA Shake Up
Much like the NFL commissioner, GHSA has had several high profile situations where they used bad ...
6 months ago Coaches Invitational
@MaristXCcoach No doubt parking was better at Lakewood. If it goes back to Tech, maybe they wi...
6 months ago Coaches Invitational
@coachac too bad it shows the venue as Lakewood stadium. While last year was fine and the venue...
7 months ago Young Harris Cuts XC Programs
Since the concept of "budget" was brought up around the Young Harris decision, I'm curious.... wh...
8 months ago Two day state meet?
@RobtheAggie the discussion turned towards time standards because unless time standards are enfor...
8 months ago Two day state meet?
@ExcelOrator I'm envisioning a state football playoff game at the Georgia Dome, broadcasting live...
8 months ago Two day state meet?
@MaristXCcoach That's funny stuff!
8 months ago Two day state meet?
@RobtheAggie I completely understand the challenges of fielding any sport in very small schools. ...
8 months ago Two day state meet?
@RobtheAggie it is for sure tough to fit that many races in on this course layout in a day. Wha...
8 months ago The role of a coach in winning a State Championship
@UGA86 Agree that "buy in" is huge with high school running and is the most important factor towa...
8 months ago State Meet thoughts
Milton's normal #3 was one of the "in trouble" girls. She ended up 86th. Milton's typically dep...
8 months ago State DQs
@cmarett so the ruling is that the hair band, worn on her wrist was "jewelry"? Was she warned ab...
8 months ago State DQs
@MaristXCcoach Thanks! Must be a safety concern. I figured there was a rule. Interesting to n...
8 months ago State DQs
@drogers agree 100%. Meet officials the last 2 years, in their fervor to "enforce the rules", do...
8 months ago State Meet thoughts
My thoughts still revolve, for those of you who were not at the meet on Friday to see, around how...
8 months ago 7A State Meet Previews
South/Milton girls is going to be epic. Could be so close it comes down to a tie breaker. Coach...
8 months ago visiting teams and the GHSA?
Does the $11,000 figure seem low to anyone else? Is this # limited only to the GHSA cut of the g...
8 months ago Reilly Friedman!
That is nuts! To make Wetmore's top 7 as a freshman is getting it done. I watched ACCs on line...
8 months ago Coach Wood course adjustment factor
A coach who builds a good tradition and team culture can put together a pretty darn good team, re...
8 months ago McLeod
Sam looked strong and completely under control. McLeod looked "other worldly" at Coach's Invit...
9 months ago Caution against course distance decisions
I tend to agree. Sometimes, you just know. When it looks like a fish, and smells like a fish an...
9 months ago Georgia XC Meet of Champions
@aparish How is this concept any different than NXN from the standpoint of rules enforcement?...
10 months ago No 7A ROW?
Imagine how hard this is going to be in about 5 years when GHSA adds 2 or 3 more classes! No chi...
10 months ago North Georgia Championships @ Lamar Murphy 2016
If this course is legit, then this run is nothing short of spectacular. Sub 15 this time of year...
1 year ago State XC Meet schedule released
An alternative might be to ask the current meet director to partner better with the coach's assoc...
1 year ago State XC Meet schedule released
@LassiterCoach You are right concerning the economics, both to the local community and to the hos...
1 year ago If you think you're in the region/sectional of doom...
@trailcat you would think that even GHSA folks would understand that a 17:00 3200M girl shouldn't...
1 year ago If you think you're in the region/sectional of doom...
and as happy as I am for sectionals, and it certainly delivers a much higher quality field to sta...
1 year ago Not on board with XC Area Proposal-Sorry to see Region meet go
Agree that our state meet course is an issue for 32 team fields. It is not only a safety issue b...
1 year ago Not on board with XC Area Proposal-Sorry to see Region meet go
Some thoughts. Even with area meet, it is still possible to score separately and honor region ...
1 year ago 4x200m Relay in Georgia?
why not? Florida has 2 days worth of state meets. 2 classifications one day, boys and girls t...
1 year ago Both XC Proposals Passed by GHSA
@FloweryBranch I agree completely. The current state course, as designed, is flawed in many ways...
1 year ago Both XC Proposals Passed by GHSA
Rumor is 6A is first thing Friday AM. Advantage running wise.... cooler temps, first run at the...