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East Union's First Cross-Country Team

This year, East Union Middle had its first cross-country team.  The team is coached by Steve Thomas. According to Coach Thomas, this inaugural year was mainly a learning experience.  However, each student did improve their running time over the course of the season.  The team practiced at the Wingate University and Forest Hills cross-country courses and ran in meets at McAlpine Parkway in Charlotte.

Tonya Manus, whose daughter Haley runs on the team, said "I am super excited about the new cross-country team at EUMS!  My daughter has learned how to improve her running skills and why it is important to work as a team member.  Coach Thomas is such a great motivator and has certainly earned the respect of the students and parents. I am looking forward to seeing great things happen as this program grows."

Written by: Susie Jones
Posted: Oct 26, 2011 by Susie Jones

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