About Me

Truman High School class of 1986.
Drury University class of 1990.
Teach and coach cross-country & track at Raytown South High School.
Not as smart as Dr. Colter, Jesse Griffin, or Michael Farmer, in that order.

Discussion Posts

Topic/Message
3 days ago KU Relays 4x4
@pecoach I don't want to speak for Blue Springs but it from our vantage point above it looked...
3 days ago 800 meter strategy, thoughts?
[quote=missilesilo]muxctf15I always tell my athletes that the 3rd 200 is the most important part ...
4 days ago Johnson County Community College cutting XC and Track?
Someone told me they are dropping a lot of minor sports because they don't feel like they are ser...
4 days ago Is the 500 mile travel limit is good for high school sports in Kansas?
[quote=Wrigs77]I know we don't get the number of responses here that some of us were accustomed t...
4 days ago KU Relays
[quote=Zat0pek]The singular race that I have my eyes on is the showdown between Logue, Born and V...
4 days ago Performance of the week #5
[quote=torbrooks]@tgilbert7 Papay Glaywulu with 50-2 in the triple jump is a monster performa...
4 days ago 800 meter strategy, thoughts?
@Dizzy17 That is a very nice strategy for winning a race. In order to run a fast time, close...
8 days ago Quincy Hall runs 45.32 for College of the Sequoias in California this weekend!!
@keithrun From an unidentified (but credible) source, "they" already have come knocking. At ...
8 days ago Hindman runs Arcadia 3200 tonight
Secondhand, it was Chris Borsa's senior year that he ran sub-9:00. I remember it was in-season (...
10 days ago Quincy Hall runs 45.32 for College of the Sequoias in California this weekend!!
[quote=torbrooks]@keithhurdles I have everything that I've always wanted in life and I'm bles...
10 days ago KU Relays help...
@MJO21 I believe you get a certain number of coaching wristbands based on the number of athle...
11 days ago 800 meter strategy, thoughts?
The 800m is the ONLY distance track race that positive splitting is probably a little better phys...
11 days ago Performance of the week #4
I am going to go with Lee's Summit West girls 1600m medley of 4:01.6, 2nd place at Arcadia. Oh, ...
11 days ago Quincy Hall runs 45.32 for College of the Sequoias in California this weekend!!
[quote=keithhurdles]Quincy ran 45.12 at Mt. Sac. Will be interesting to see if he he keeps runni...
16 days ago Performance of the Week #3
@JimBeatty Russ Bell Jefferson City in the discus as well, although that mark may have been e...
16 days ago Performance of the Week #3
I always like to see Hays' long term perspective. Dean, were you there for Ruth Osborn's discu...
16 days ago Hindman runs Arcadia 3200 tonight
[quote=XCPirate]@seannunn Joe Falcon ran in the low 8:50s in 1984.[/quote] @XCPirate Ahhh,...
16 days ago Hindman runs Arcadia 3200 tonight
Do we have an unofficial list of all-time best 3200's for Missouri high school athletes? Austi...
16 days ago Quincy Hall runs 45.32 for College of the Sequoias in California this weekend!!
Don't need to say too much, but in his interview Quincy explained that he struggled a little acad...
2 months ago Censorship by MO Milesplit - Mizzou is Untouchable???
[quote=speced]@BrettRodgers With the exception of Women's Basketball and Cross Country and Mens...
5 months ago Ed Burnham
Sad to see, but the fact that he lived to be 97 is testimony to how beneficial running is for peo...
5 months ago Congrats to Mizzou women
Outstanding work for Mizzou. I am not historically a huge fan but with this success, especially ...
6 months ago Fatima girls!!!
@Hays I figured you would know the answer. Sounds like the answer is: "it has never been d...
6 months ago Classification changes for Track Dean?
@palmtree That does occasionally tend to happen, especially in the 4x800m. Since it is the f...
6 months ago Fatima girls!!!
Fatima girls put all seven runners in the top 25 at state. I think this has been discussed befor...
6 months ago Classification changes for Track Dean?
@palmtree The logic is that class 5 is a lot more competitive than the smaller classes. In m...
6 months ago New 2016 State Course Video, Map & Elevation
@palmtree We were at state last year just watching (unfortunately I had no qualifiers), and j...
6 months ago New 2016 State Course Video, Map & Elevation
Here is the schedule for tomorrow: 2016 RACE SCHEDULE Class 3 Boys - 9:00 a.m. Class 4 Gi...
6 months ago State Predictions
@bantazmo Sounds very similar to Lake Jacomo in KC, which was not used for a sectional meet b...
6 months ago State Predictions
@mcehlen Unless HaHaTonka (actually Collins Farm) has changed, it is actually one of the easi...
6 months ago State Predictions
@bantazmo Camdenton's elevation change is about 5 inches. Sean Nunn Raytown South
6 months ago Boys teams at state CC meet
"West Plains (3), 39th appearance, 39th in a row, Best finish 1st, last done in 2008 ,35 state tr...
6 months ago Girls teams at state CC meet
I always like reading these. Thanks for doing them Hays. Maybe someday you will get to type "Ra...
6 months ago Calling all individual district champs!
@missilesilo I love stories like those. We had a kid about a decade ago who was never in our...
6 months ago District results
Congratulations to the Ray-Pec and LSW girls for their successes Saturday, as well as the West Pl...
6 months ago Calling all individual district champs!
This is a good idea. Another good idea would be to interview the 30th place finishers in each ra...
6 months ago Bikes Banned
No offense, but I think that in many cases bicycles are a potential danger at meets. You have a ...
6 months ago KC Suburban Gold Conference XC Results
[quote=rpxc]@seannunn Gold Conference was hosted by Blue Springs.[/quote] @rpxc My mis...
6 months ago Trivia Question, just for fun
@kcolter I did read or hear somewhere that not all of Zatopek's intervals were "hard". So pe...
6 months ago Trivia Question, just for fun
Looks like a great read. Still a little too pricey for me. Should be some used copies available...
6 months ago KC Suburban Gold Conference XC Results
Just measured the backwards aka Bronco course yesterday since we are scheduled to run district 7 ...
7 months ago Closest finish ever
[quote=Auck]@seannunn Why, what happened in 2009 coach? Now I remember video tape review going ...
7 months ago KC Suburban Gold Conference XC Results
Were these races run the original direction, or the backwards direction? Sean Nunn Raytown ...
7 months ago Course Rankings
"I think the state course gets a bad wrap, but it runs MUCH faster than people give it credit for...
7 months ago KC Classic
@Big_Al_2112 That makes sense. Yeah, I saw that team. Didn't know they were from Cali. T...
7 months ago Closest finish ever
@Big_Al_2112 Ahhh, very good. Too bad FinishLynx wasn't in charge in 2009. Sean Nunn Ray...
7 months ago KC Classic
@rpxc Am I missing something? Wasn't that meet on Saturday? Sean Nunn Raytown South
7 months ago Closest finish ever
@Hays Do you know if the state is planning to use video review at the state meet? I would ce...
7 months ago Closest finish ever
Ahh, very good. I am personally really glad to see that we are now actually determining the orde...
7 months ago Closest finish ever
The Capital City meet held last Saturday might have had the closest finish ever for first place i...