The Union Pines boys’ and girls’ cross country teams both took second place Wednesday at the 3-A Cape Fear Valley Conference Championships.
At Union Pines High School one given is that the word “family” is often associated with the Viking cross country program.
Union Pines defeated Westover 9-0 Wednesday in Cape Fear Valley Conference girls’ tennis action in Fayetteville.
The Pinecrest boys’ and girls’ cross country teams each posted a perfect score of 15 in Wednesday’s Southeastern Conference tri-meet held at Purnell Swett.
Abby Verchick of Union Pines finished in 35th-place Saturday in the state 3-A girls’ cross country championships held at Beeson Park in Kernersville.
Union Pines freshman Abbey Verchick was named the 2011 3-A Cape Fear Valley Conference cross country female runner of the year at Wednesday’s league championship meet at Jordan Soccer Park in Fayetteville.
At Union Pines High School, senior night for head coach Nat Carter and his boys’ and girls’ cross country teams have traditionally been one of the major highlights on the Vikings’ annual athletic school-year calendar.
Today marks the 3-A Cape Fear Valley Conference home opener for the Union Pines boys’ and girls’ cross country teams.
The Pinecrest boys’ and girls’ cross country teams both took third place in the championship races of Saturday night’s Jungle Run held at South View High School in Hope Mills.
Andy Wacker has enjoyed a breakout season as a member of the University of Colorado cross country team. The junior evolutionary biology and integrative physiology major has also been recognized for his academic standing and off-the-field activities.