April 25, 2024
North Union’s Riley Heminger (left) and Brycen Delawder (right) compete at the first-ever Richwood Co-ed Relays last Tuesday. (Gazette photo by Aleksei Pavloff)

North Union track and field hosts first-ever Richwood Co-ed Relays


By Bob Putman, Richwood Gazette

Competing in a unique format, North Union, Fairbanks, Pleasant and Buckeye Valley competed in the first-ever Richwood Co-Ed Relays at North Union.

The meet was staged with normal relay meet events, but with a little bit of a twist.

Instead of separate male and female teams, each event was run with two of each on a team.

“We wanted it to be a fun meet for all the kids,” North Union Head Coach Cole Krawczyk. “This was a fun meet in the middle of the season.”

Fairbanks assistant coach Ben Shaffer agreed the pressure of competing was lessened a little.

“It brought the stress level down a little bi…

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