Jim McGrath

2019 Monroe Parker Invitational Recap Jim McGrath Sep 16, 2020

For West Springfield cross-country coach Chris Pellegrini, Saturday's team results from the "season-opening" Monroe Parker Invitational were simply the first step in what could be a state title year for the Spartans.

Ocetnik Wins Class 5 Vault in Jumpoff Jim McGrath Mar 2, 2020

One of the more unique occurrences of a track meet is the occasional jump-off - virtually the equivalent of sudden-death overtime in football. It is so rare that only two events entertain the possibility of continuing an event when two performers have reached the same height or distance.

The Lonely Runner at States Jim McGrath Nov 19, 2019

Although twelve teams qualified for each race at the state cross-country meets held in Salem and The Plains, there were also 20 individuals from each Class who earned the right to run for a state championship.

ICYMI: McKenzie Watkins Won States & Signed With JMU Jim McGrath Dec 6, 2018

Just two weeks after capturing the Virginia Class 6 girls' state title in cross-country, Colonial Forge's Mckenzi Watkins finalized her college commitment, signing with James Madison University, the school that was first to show interest in her distance running abilities.

Chase Osborne Makes It A Four-Peat For The 757 Jim McGrath Nov 11, 2018

There is a school of thought among many cross-country and track enthusiasts in the Old Dominion. It goes something like this - the best distance runners come from Northern Virginia, while the sprinters of note come from the Hampton Roads region.