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18 days ago 3AR3 at The Farm
Agreed. Well done Dusty.
24 days ago Short courses?
@bnoel Say what you like about me, Sir, but never disparage my wheel! I am known around here as t...
27 days ago Rules question for all of you knowledgeable coaches
@coachbutler Doug, I don't think it's very clear in this case. It doesn't specifically address th...
2 months ago Largo's Legendary Cross Country Coach Brent Haley Has A New Book Out!
Got the book last week and I can't put it down. I've been carrying with me all over in case I hav...
4 months ago 4a region 2 what time and why the farm?
@HMTDusty Thanks for hosting. Just wondering if you considered having 4A run before 3A to match t...
7 months ago Head Boys Track Coach position available at Plant H.S., Tampa
Still searching...
7 months ago State Meet 3200
@edwardjthompson I don't know what you mean by "permitted to grow more." I see how they will get ...
7 months ago State Meet 3200
@edwardjthompson Are there any other states currently using a classification system similar to wh...
7 months ago State Meet 3200
I agree with Coach Altimari. Even if you do consider using factors other than school size to crea...
7 months ago Head Boys Track Coach position available at Plant H.S., Tampa
We are looking for a head boys track coach at Plant H.S. in Tampa. The job is attached to a teach...
1 year ago Cross Country Adjustments
1. Combine the 16 districts into 8 districts. We have too many small districts and it takes twice...
1 year ago Chiles: Speculating from afar: Part 2
@Doboy You took the words right out of my keyboard. There are many individuals who could be succe...
1 year ago Chiles: Speculating from afar: Part 2
@fortmccoyk899 The one part of this way of looking at winter that I completely agree with is that...
1 year ago Chiles: Speculating from afar: Part 2
@fortmccoyk899 If we could adequately research this, I'm confident we'd find a VERY strong positi...
1 year ago Coaching Distance help.
@fortmccoyk899 Coach Chapman was a special man. If you did not have the good fortune to know him,...
1 year ago Coaching Distance help.
I've been away from coaching cross country for four years and one thing I notice is how much less...
1 year ago XC Team Standings
Seems to be working for me now. Thanks.
1 year ago XC Team Standings
Just tried the link Mike H. posted on my home laptop. Underneath "File not found" it says "No spe...
1 year ago XC Team Standings
To clarify, it's not that I don't see the link, it's that the page does not open and I get this e...
1 year ago XC Team Standings
Just clicked on this link and got the "file not found" message.
1 year ago XC Team Standings
I'm having the same problem, but not on all computers. On my classroom desktop the XC Team rankin...
1 year ago Coaches - Most Impressive Workout you have ever had an athlete do?
"The Bear" given to me by the great Brent Haley of the Legendary Largo program (10 state champion...
1 year ago Rogers Park Invitational 9/28 is now Davis Island Invitational
We have changed the name of our meet on 9/28 to the Davis Island Invitational as a result of a ve...
1 year ago I miss the FACA Rankings
@CoachRaposo I thought about getting back into coaching last year, but then I thought, "What's th...
6 years ago Mike Boza!
Wow. Plenty of kind words from some very special people. All I can say is that the feelings are m...
6 years ago Article Comment: Longtime Prep Journalist Bill Ward Retires from the Tampa Trib
Bill was absolutely the hardest working sports journalist in Tampa Bay and nobody has a bigger he...
6 years ago Fitter = Smarter - good reading
Althgough a few of my coach/friends and I may be exceptions... http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/201...
6 years ago Interesting Read
Just read this article from the NYT that discusses the way so many people freak out when they hea...
6 years ago State Meet Going Forward
Bob - The state of Florida is blessed to have such great folks up in Tallahassee willing to go th...
6 years ago Coach Boza book signing at the Running Center!!!
Heather, Thank you very much for promoting our event on Saturday at the Running Center. One thing...
6 years ago Hillsborough County XC Championship Meet 2012
Yes. It is a morning race. Hillsborough County schools are out that day. It's going to be great t...
6 years ago You know you're a meet director if...
...if you've gotten crap from Raposo about the length of your course.
6 years ago Seffner Christian Invitational
Andy, Thanks for doing such a great job hosting another quality meet. Well done.
6 years ago Is having runners from 7th-12th grade more or less of an advantage than having a larger school?
I give a slight advantage to having middle school in the same building. Given that you only need ...
6 years ago time schedule for the state meet?
As someone who was argued vigorously to keep the earlier starting times, I can honestly say that,...
7 years ago Any word on the schools/groups that put in to host the State XC Meet? Deadline was last Friday
@IslandwideRunner Any team that spends 95% of their time on asphalt either has no choice or d...
7 years ago FHSAA Croos Country Finals bids due by 5PM, May 11, 2012
In my A.P. Psychology class we refer to this as "selective memory." Whatever you call it, it's ea...
7 years ago X-Country Invites for 2012
Andy, the County Meet and the 9th & 10th grade meet may end up a week earlier than you think caus...
7 years ago X-Country Invites for 2012
There will not be a Deja Vu' meet at Ed Radice to open next season. Gonna miss all that mud. Good...
7 years ago FACA Cross Country Summer Clinic
@Gooch7 The first possible meet date in 2012 is Friday, 9/7 http://www.fhsaa.org/sites/def...
7 years ago XC State Venue
Nor is anyone submitting a bid to hold it at Ed Radice, as far as I know.
7 years ago FSU Relays 2012
Chris, I have the same question as Jeff. How do we change the seed time if an athlete has run a f...
7 years ago Article Comment: Chamberlain Star Max del Monte Says Yes To Seminoles
YESSS!!! This is GREAT news. There's not a nicer kid than Max and not a better coach than Bobby B...
7 years ago FSU Relays
Chris, Can we enter as many runners in the mile as we have under the standard or is there goin...
7 years ago Heat at state
@joliver1 All due respect, but if we "push" anybody to change anything, we need to all push t...
7 years ago Lukas Verzbicas leaves Oregon
Does anyone else think that the guy on the cover of the December issue of Running Times Magazine ...
7 years ago Hillsborough County XC Championships Length
Here are some facts. As Jason mentioned, this course had to be re-designed at the last minute bec...
7 years ago Hillsborough County XC Championships Length
I am going to make exactly two posts on this thread because, if it does turn out to be another 5 ...
7 years ago Polk County: Potential Dedicated Cross Country Courses
@jason Just make sure Raposo is not on your committee when you go out to measure it. I would like...
7 years ago State Meet Times
Coaches - Let your feelings be known. I sent Shanell Young an email at syoung@fhsaa.org The ...