Varsity Letter: Post-race q’s give unique view

The following was published in Wootton's Common Sense newspaper as an installment of my Varsity Letter sports column. When not typing up a “Varsity Letter” sports column or making edits for Common Sense as an editor-in-chief, I am usually lacing up my Hoka running shoes and training with this school’s cross country and track teams. … Continue reading Varsity Letter: Post-race q’s give unique view

O Captain! My Captain! Remembering the excellent XC captains of the past

I’m really excited for my senior season of cross country, and one of the parts I’m most eagerly anticipating is serving the Wootton Patriots team as a captain. While this position is a huge responsibility, I’m thankful to have had stellar examples of captains in my first three years on the team that are sure … Continue reading O Captain! My Captain! Remembering the excellent XC captains of the past

Varsity Letter: Best and Worst Parts of Being a Student-Athlete

The following column was published in Wootton's Common Sense newspaper.   “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times.” Charles Dickens may not have been a high school student athlete, but his iconic words ring true in the fields and courts of our school’s sports teams. Being a student-athlete here is … Continue reading Varsity Letter: Best and Worst Parts of Being a Student-Athlete