The Times West Virginian

May 17, 2013

COLUMN: Marion County athletes set for states

By Jarrod Harris
Times West Virginian

FAIRMONT — On with the predictions.

The state track meet is set to begin at 2 p.m. today in Charleston.

There are multiple people who are trying to figure out the state champions prior to the race even beginning. It’s like the Super Bowl — who’s going to win it all?

Odds favor the San Francisco 49ers, but hey, the St. Louis Rams could be a sleeper with their much-improved offense with the additions of Stedman Bailey and Tavon Austin.

Although predictions are what people like to do, you can’t outsmart true statistics.

A high volume of qualifiers led to a second place spot in the regional meet for both Fairmont Senior boys and North Marion girls track and field teams.

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