Dakota Hale learned last week all about the power of adrenaline.
Sam Shuman squeezed his national letter of intent signing into a span of five days last week that also saw him and his Spokane teammates compete in three meets.
Nixa grad Jared Breig was home recently during a break from his studies at Southwest Baptist and renewed acquaintances with the Eagles’ Smith Wheeler.
Austin McCracken found himself in the unusual position of winning his heat, but having to settle for a third-place finish in the 100 at the Nixa Invitational this week.
Gabe Bauer got a taste of the State Track Meet two years ago as a member of Ozark’s 4 x 800 relay. He was the freshman phenom on an otherwise veteran relay.
Nixa’s Spencer Ward isn’t living up to the reputation he built in junior high as a prized prospect in the 400 because he isn’t running the 400 in high school.
Less than an hour after a pulled hamstring at a practice last week sidelined Nixa senior Kendrick Nall, he was motivating himself for the rehab work ahead of him.
After admittedly being "stuck at 5-foot-2" for her personal record in the high jump from her eighth-grade year well into her sophomore season, Nixa’s Lily Simmons doesn’t plan on 5-5 being her PR for long.
As Anna Hitt transitions from basketball to track, the Ozark senior standout relates she battles butterflies more while running sprints in the spring than dribbling on the hardwood in the winter.
If Sydney Johnson can meet her goals this spring, she would certainly have to be considered the top sprinter in the history of the Ozark girls track program.