RocketRunning

Asheville, NC

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6 months ago NCHSAA classes
@pwlockwood We're not going to do what South Carolina does. It's geographically impossible to d...
9 months ago Polar Bear Fast
[quote=PBolton] Interestingly enough, a couple of years ago, I did a quick analysis of who made ...
1 year ago Allowing Apex individuals to score as a team
@cswisher Thanks for your work. Definitely hoping you don't have too much of it.
1 year ago Allowing Apex individuals to score as a team
@cswisher No one has disputed that the 4A Mideast would only get four qualifying teams. This en...
1 year ago Allowing Apex individuals to score as a team
I've been clear that I think the rulebook, and lack of any prior statement of deviation from the ...
1 year ago Allowing Apex individuals to score as a team
[quote=cswisher]I agree that six runners, and even five runners, do score as a team under the rul...
1 year ago Allowing Apex individuals to score as a team
[quote=BRANT1400]They didn't qualify as a team, they qualified as individuals. [/quote] Individ...
1 year ago Allowing Apex individuals to score as a team
@pwlockwood My position is that there is nothing to be discussed. If six runners cross the line ...
1 year ago Allowing Apex individuals to score as a team
I can't find anything that specifically addresses what to do about scoring if a school gets five ...
1 year ago WNC track scheduling meeting
There will be a scheduling meeting for indoor and outdoor track held at AC Reynolds HS on Tuesday...
2 years ago Great to See Unattatached, Club, Private, and Public Schoolers All Competing Together
@tdavis90 He runs the biggest meet in the Southeast, and a half-dozen JDL meets in the winter, am...
2 years ago 3A West/Midwest regionals
@CoachSpencer I get the concept but it doesn't make sense on so many levels. - If the number of ...
2 years ago 3A West/Midwest regionals
@CoachSpencer Hadn't heard about that - what was the reason? It looks like it just shifts whic...
2 years ago 60M as a state qualifier for 55M
@CoachGeorgeRJR Yeah - that's a weird one. I don't think the 55m gets run much any more in colle...
2 years ago 60M as a state qualifier for 55M
Oh, I know there's a conversion. There are conversions for everything. You can convert a 5k time...
2 years ago 60M as a state qualifier for 55M
What does it even mean to say we can convert 55m up to 60m? There is no official reason this nee...
2 years ago Middle School Athletes in High School Meets
Someone has urged people not to be nonchalant about eligibility rules. But the NCHSAA itself is ...
2 years ago Rocket Hokum Karem Relay POSTPONED
Due to likelihood of thunderstorms this afternoon, the Rocket Hokum Karem Relay at AC Reynolds is...
2 years ago Cross Country State Qualifications
@murray55 Two points: - the short answer is, there is still a minimum of four qualifying teams...
2 years ago Cross Country State Qualifications
@PBolton Sounds good. It would be convenient if we knew five days before regionals how many team...
2 years ago Cross Country State Qualifications
@joannesbitmabe I don't see how this is gaming the system. Every school in the state is entitl...
2 years ago Cross Country State Qualifications
@ohscoach This was clarified after the rules meeting, to confirm that it will be based on 25% o...
3 years ago State Meet Schedule changes
[quote=jknox]The 3200 relay has been run at 11 am in the past. It is still at 11 am. In order t...
3 years ago State Meet Schedule changes
It looks like there are two changes from the way the state meet was run last year. - The prelims...
3 years ago Mile Race in Asheville on Memorial Day
The inaugural Mountain Mile will be held Monday night, May 29, at the AC Reynolds HS track in Ash...
3 years ago I'm Tired of Bad Calls being accepted
Doesn't the rulebook explicitly state that you can only use photos or video that were explicitly ...
3 years ago Favorite XC Meet
Warning - don't get too excited about putting Wendy's on your schedule just yet. If you didn't r...
3 years ago New XC Regionals
[quote=lonnie]Has the format changed on how teams will qualify for state at regionals? or will it...
3 years ago Hand timing
[quote=CDoug] My only concern about the SprintTimer App, is that the times are still treated as ...
3 years ago New Senate Bill
[quote=CoachGeorgeRJR]@wstan4 This actually does happen in some states already - I know it happen...
3 years ago New Senate Bill
So I'm at a large 3A school (or maybe mid-sized 3A school, after the new alignments take effect.)...
3 years ago New Senate Bill
I assume both the NCHSAA and the school boards or superintendent's association (not sure if those...
3 years ago Hand timing
[quote=CoachGeorgeRJR] That is incorrect. The rule book says the finish JUDGES should be assigned...
3 years ago Hand timing
This is simply wrong. The rules are very clear that timers are assigned to places, not lanes. ...
3 years ago Article Comment: How Many Athletes Hit The NCHSAA Qualifying Standard...
@hthstrack I don't remember what the number is, but the NCHSAA has a specific benchmark on how ...
3 years ago 2017-18 Regional Assignments
Looking at this further - I think the assignments must only include schools with wrestling teams....
3 years ago 2017-18 Regional Assignments
Break points between regions, from the chart on the wrestling page: 4A E-ME: between Leesville R...
3 years ago 2017-18 Regional Assignments
There is no info on the NCHSAA page at this time about regional assignments for next year for cro...
3 years ago Need teams/athletes for Polar Bear in Asheville Friday
We have a makeup meet scheduled at AC Reynolds for Friday, Jan. 13 at 4pm, but we've now had a co...
3 years ago Changes to State XC meet qualifying
In 3A, there are 113 teams. NOTE - THIS IS A GUESS. I have no role in the NCHSAA decision proce...
3 years ago Changes to State XC meet qualifying
NCHSAA board voted to change "pre-determined regional assignment based upon conference to a more ...
3 years ago Changes to State XC meet qualifying
The minutes from the board meeting have now been posted, and they say that qualifying will change...
3 years ago Changes to State XC meet qualifying
The only actual information I have seen is based on the NCHSAA tweet: #NCHSAABOD votes to appr...
3 years ago Changes to State XC meet qualifying
[quote=PBolton]I believe this was the proposal submitted to the NCHSAA in April 2016 and would as...
3 years ago Changes to State XC meet qualifying
@JasonCreasy Another piece of news coming out of the meeting was that they are going to move aw...
3 years ago Changes to State XC meet qualifying
The front page article notes that the NCHSAA board approved a proposal to change the qualifying f...
3 years ago AC Reynolds Polar Bear & 3200 race CANCELLED
The polar bear meet and 3200 post-XC race at AC Reynolds scheduled for Nov. 19 has been cancelled...
3 years ago Girls G.O.A.T.
After tonight, maybe I should back off on Graham Crawford.
3 years ago Girls G.O.A.T.
[quote=NCPrepTrack]I was surprised that Kathy McMillan didn't receive more 1st Round votes. She i...
3 years ago Season Best,
[quote=CoachGeorgeRJR]@torian If they compete unattached or for a club team, and set their season...