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Bucks to hold cross-country open try-outs – Scholarships available

Submitted by UARM

UARM’s Bucks Cross-Country Head Coach Samantha Shores has announced an open men and women’s NJCAA cross-country try-out for August 1. Those selected would have the opportunity to join the 2020 Bucks Cross-Country team as well as earn an athletic scholarship.

Both Coach Shores 2018 and 2019 teams earned the Region II championships and Shores said she couldn’t be more excited about the growth of her program and the caliber of this year’s team. The inaugural year, the team had only 2 men and 4 women.  The success of her program has grown this year’s team to 8 women and 9 men from over 12 different communities.

To participate in the try-out all runners need to present their medical insurance card. The event will be at the Lions Club beginning at 10 a.m.

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