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Off and running
WCMS launches its first cross country team
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Rance McBride finishes his run with a sprint to the finish line during WCMS cross country practice Tuesday morning at Nunley Stadium. This will be the inaugural season for the cross country team.
Warren County Middle School will have a cross country team suiting up this fall for the first time in school history. The team will be led by current WCMS track and field coach, Patty Kelly, who took over for former head coach Rosemary Hilliard.Kelly brings a lot of experience to the cross country team as a coach. Kelly, who is from New Jersey, was the New Jersey state champion in high school in the high jump for two consecutive years.Kelly talked about how the team came about and what it took to finally get a cross country team at WCMS.“We have had a very large track team here at WCMS and I thought this was a good way to have something in the fall for kids that don’t play basketball or football.