April 4, 2024
North Union’s girls track and field team is pictured from left, front row, Kamryn Thompson, Cora DeBoer, Stella Hancock, Lauren Hall and Rylan Riffle; second row, Linzie Deihl, Allison Stacklin, Lindsay Willis, Hailey Overfield, Savannah Amstutz and Lexi Golinghorst; third row, Gillian Stone, Leah Bledsoe, Madelyn Zimmerman, Gabby Lindsey and Carley Berridge; fourth row, Kailyn Colegrove, Kadence LaForteza, Macey Stiffler, Lily Leavitt, Riley Heminger, Montana Donohue and assistant coach Penny Cunningham; fifth row, head coach Cole Krawczyk, assistant coach Ivan Leavitt, Lanie Spencer, Kennedy Ludwig, Brynn Spencer and assistant coach Sydney Bacon. (Gazette photo by Bob Putman)

North Union track programs take on 2024 spring campaigns


By Bob Putman, Richwood Gazette

The numbers are in an upward direction for the North Union track programs.

Head Coach Cole Krawczyk is hoping the quantity will turn into quality for the 2024 season.

“The girls team is the largest we have had in a while and track is usually a strength in numbers,” Krawczyk said.

But he only has eight letterwinners from last season.

“My concern this is the inexperience we have,” Krawczyk said. “Many of the girls have not participated in track before and that can be a challenge with the quality of competition we will be facing.”

Seniors returning are distance runner Madelyn Zimmerman, sprinte…

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