Central Times

A love letter to cross country

Maggie Dalton, Head Photo and art, Community Editor & columnist

November 14, 2019

My cross country season recently came to an end. I crossed the finish line for the last time with mixed emotions. Already, I wished I had another season ahead of me. Cross country gave me life-long friends and the knowledge and confidence that I can do anything.  I never ran cross country in middle school. I always thought...

Perseverance, the strongest quality

Maggie Dalton, Head Photo & Art, Community Editor, Columnist

October 1, 2019

It is easy to give up or quit, but it takes great strength to persevere. Perseverance is both physical and mental. To persevere, it takes courage, bravery and strength. Perseverance is staying in the fight despite difficulties. Those who persevere have always inspired me. I like to think that I persevere in cross country by...