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Success For Our Middle School Cross Country at State MeetCongratulations to the Middle School Cross Country team members that completed their season over the weekend in the State Meet in Knoxville.
Both the girls and boys teams represented our school well.

Ellie Luna finished first for the girls varsity followed by Joey Sheilds, Emma Chandley, Melina Summey, Caroline Argueta, Mary Fagerburg and Ella Barnett in a field of 306 runners.

Braden Williams finished first for the boys varsity team followed by AJ Murphy, Alex Powell, Andreas Papas, Boaz Lipscomb, Landon White, and Miles Buda in a field of 311 runners.

For the JV runners Ashton Abbott finished first for the boys.  For the girls JV Anjali Ananthula finished first for the girls team in 20th place, in a field of 376 runners.

Way go go SC Bucs!  We are super proud of all of you!  Congratulations on a amazing season!

Middle School Cross Country News
Middle School Cross Country News:  Part of our Middle School Cross Country team was back in action Saturday, September 1st, in Christiansburg, VA, at the Blue Demon Invitational. 

Melina Summey was our top female runner placing 34th out of 95 runners and Alex Powell was our top male runner placing 12th out of 105 runners.

They competed again this past Thursday at the Warrior Invitational in Kingsport

Anjali Ananthula was our top female runner placing 42nd out of 261 runners and the girls team finished 7th out of 20 teams.

Braden Williams was our top male runner finishing 8th and AJ Murphy finished 13 with both receiving medals.  The boys competition fielded 328 runners.  The boys team placed 4th out of 20 teams.

Boaz Lipscomb was our only MS runner to compete this past Saturday in Roanoke, VA, at the Knights Crossing Invitational.  He placed 48th out of a field of 420 runners.  He achieved a personal best on a fast course.

Congratulations runners!  We are very proud of you!!

Cross Country News - Run for the Hills
Cross Country News - Run for the HillsMiddle School Cross Country team opened their season with a 1.5 mile race at Run for the Hills held at the Holston Dam.  Our girls team placed 6th out of 19 teams with Ellie Luna as our top runner finishing 8th overall out of 227 runners and our borys team placed 5th out of 20 teams with Braden Williams as our top finisher for the boys placing 11th out of 292 runners.  We'll be back on action next Saturday in Christiansburg, VA, running in the Blue Demon Invitational.  Great job, Middle School!


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Please note that due to the TSSAA Policy on Outdoor Sports Practice during times of extreme heat, Cross Country practice may be cancelled by the coach or Athletic Director.  Please remind athletes to bring a water bottle and to drink plenty of water at school and at home!

Runners - please note that you MUST have a physical and turn in your Emergency Treatment Form  ASAP.  You cannot participate in a meet until these forms are returned


Directions to University School Cross Country Meets

Weyerhaeuser Park (The old Heritage Park) (1st Annual Redskin Rally)

Take Exit 51 (Wilcox Drive)

Go straight at bottom of exit ramp

Continue on Wilcox Drive for 2 miles (you will pass a BP gas station on your left)

Get in the right lane

As soon as you cross a bridge, turn right onto Jared Drive and take immediate right onto Riverport Road

Go 2 miles, complex is on the right

Holston Dam (Run for the Hills Meet)

Take Bristol Highway. Just before Bristol Speedway take right onto 394. Go straight through red light. Stay on 394 (5/6 miles) to second red light. Take right onto 421. Follow signs to Holston Dam.

David Crockett High School (Santo Cicirello Meet)

Take West Market Street out of town towards Jonesborough.  West Market Street becomes Jackson Blvd (2.1 mile).  Turn left onto N Washington Drive (0.2 mile).  Turn right onto W Main St. (0.8 mile).  Continue on Old TN-34 (2.0 mile).  David Crockett will be on your right. 

Daniel Boone High School (Region and Trailblazer)

Take I-181 N to Exit 42. Turn left. The school is a couple miles ahead on the left.

Winged Deer Park

Take Bristol Highway and Winged Deer Park will be on the left.  Take Carroll Creek Road until the boat dock.  The race is to the right of the boat dock and pavilion.

Steele Creek, Bristol (Bristol Cross Meet)

Take Bristol Highway to State Street (in Bristol). Turn left on State Street. Stay on State Street bearing left in front of the Walmart. Go past the K-Mart. Turn left at Taco Bell and CVS. Turn left on 126. Steele Creek Park is one mile ahead.

Warriors Path State Park

Take 1-181 towards Kingsport and take Rock Springs Road exit. After you exit turn right onto Moreland Drive. You will pass Sullivan South High School on your left. Continue on road, crossing straight through red light on Ft. Henry Drive and follow road until you reach park. Follow signs.

VA Meets

Turn into the Veterans Administration (VA) from State of Franklin (across from the Mini-Dome at ETSU)

Victor Ashe Park, Knoxville

From downtown Knoxville, take Western Avenue headed west; after approximately four miles, turn right onto Pleasant Ridge Road; go approximately three miles (before Northwest Middle School) and turn left onto Bradshaw Road; park is on immediate right.

Hagan Stone, Greensboro, NC

From I-40 E towards Greensboro merge onto US-220 S via Exit 218A toward US-220 S/Asheboro/I-85-BR S.  Merge onto I-85 N via Exit 78.  Take the US-421, exit on Exit 126 toward Sanford.  Merge onto US-421 S/Joseph M Hunt Jr Expy via Exit 126A toward Sanford.  Turn right onto Hagan-Stone Park Road.

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