AOTM: Autumn Young

When senior Autumn Young laced up her shoes for her first Wilson track practice, she had no idea what she was getting into. “My first time coming to Wilson track practice I threw up,” Young said. Despite this unfortunate beginning, Young decided to stick with it. And that decision has certainly pai…READ MORE

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Beyond the track: what it takes to be a Wilson runner

Track is a sport where people just run around a track, right? Not really. There is much more to the sport than meets the eye. What most people don’t see is all of the hard work that goes on behind the scenes. The realities of Wilson’s track and field team include rigorous weightlifting and swimming,…

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Athlete of the Month – Ray Stevens

1:30.6 and 35.09. These two times are in the back of junior runner Ray Stevens’ mind every time he steps foot on the track. Why? Stevens explained that his main goal this season was to qualify for at least two events in the New Balance Nationals, a meet in Greensboro, North Carolina that hosts 3,500…

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Track coach eligible for Boston Marathon

Let’s just say our Tiger runners learn from the best. Emily Farrar, a coach of the cross country and track teams, is quite the runner herself. She has run three marathons and recently qualified for a fourth: the Boston Marathon. Farrar is a math and special education teacher who has been running…READ MORE

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Track team has championship aspirations

The Track and Field team has been one of Wilson’s the most successful athletic programs. The program is led by Head Coaches Tia Clemmons and Emily Farrar. With the boys Cross-Country team finishing second place in the DCSAA State Championship and the girls team coming in first, there is plenty of belief…READ MORE

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Wilson runner breaks long-standing 5k record

Cross-country runner junior Dylan Blumenthal made Wilson history on October 6 when he broke the school’s 5k record. He finished with a time of 16:37, edging the previous record by a mere second. The Wilson boys and girls cross-country teams traveled to Cary, North Carolina for the Great American Cross Co…READ MORE

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