Tuesday, October 20, 2020

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Cross Country is debateably the hardest sport both mentally and physically. Runners have to prepare themselves mentally for the inevitable cramps, aches, and pains that come with racing in the UIL 6A division. The Jesuit Cross Country team participated in two races, thus beginning their season. The runners competed in the Thursday Night Lights Competition, held on the Jesuit track in...
Trotting on the soft mud, the runner strives to reach his competition ahead. His shoes struggle for grip on the moist grass, but he lengthens his stride and forges ahead. Nearly at the finish line, he starts a hectic sprint towards the finish line, attempting to catch the first-place runner. Gasping for air, he moves faster and faster until...
“Experience has taught me how important it is to just keep going, focusing on running fast and relaxed. Eventually it passes and the flow returns. It’s part of racing.” (Frank Shorter) At Norbuck Park on October 12th, the Jesuit Cross Country team raced in the District 9-6A Championships. The JV team came in third place and the varsity team came...
The Jesuit Classic attracts hundreds of different schools and athletes from all around the country, all looking to run in this prestigious race. The Classic, one of the biggest races for the Jesuit Cross Country team, took place on October 6th at Norbuck Park. Varsity runner Gavin Martinez '20 commented that "The team did really well as a whole... in that...
“It’s supposed to be hard. If it wasn't hard, everyone would do it. The hard is what makes it great.” -Tom Hanks in “A League of Their Own”. The Jesuit Cross Country Team competed in the Greenhill Luke’s Locker Six-Mile Relay on Saturday, August 26 at Norbuck Park, and in the Southlake Carroll Invitational on Saturday, September 9 at Bob...
“Good coaching may be defined as the development of character, personality and habits of players, plus the teaching of fundamentals and team play.” - Clair Bee, Long Island University Basketball Coach, Co-founder of Kutsher's Spots Academy (MA), and Basketball and College Basketball Hall of Fame Inductee. On December 17th and 18th, Jesuit held the annual Southwest Running Summit in the Terry...
The clammy mist settles into the gray but brightening atmosphere filled with low and heavy breathing. Pounding feet trample the fresh, green grass as a stampede of runners mixed in with cheering parents, coaches and supporters sprint down the field. An intent observer here and there slips in a slimy, brown puddle of mud while struggling to take a...
"A champion is not made when he succeeds; a champion is made when you look back at the seconds, minutes, hours, days, weeks, and months he has spent preparing." Eliud Kipchoge is a Kenyan long-distance runner who won the 5000-meter final at the 2003 World Championships and also won the 2014 Chicago Marathon. He was the bronze medalist in the...

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