Cross country begins amid pandemic

The Petersburg High School cross country team is about three weeks into their season, and Coach Tom Thompson said this season's young team is showing great potential.

The team, which is made up of 16 runners, has spent six days of each week getting in shape for the season. On Saturday, they will be doing time trials and comparing their times to runners across the state. Thompson said he anticipates low times for this team.

"Over the first three weeks, we've seen some really great improvements," said Thompson.

Since last season, the team has lost some runners to graduation and other schools. Th...


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