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Student Athlete of the Week: Austin Mathews

October 15, 2018

Senior Austin Mathews is our student athlete of the week.

Student Athlete of the Week with Olivia Turner

February 27, 2018

This week, our athlete is junior Clay Ferguson who is member of the track, cross country, and swim team.

Dunbar Cross Country Prepares for State

October 20, 2017

The cross country season is coming to an end and Dunbar’s team is preparing for the regional meet and state championships. Head coach Mr. Jean Balan, and assistant coach Mr. Daniel Janbakhsh, have led the team to several victories this season. The boys' and girls' varsity and junior varsity teams competed at the Fayette County Championships on Oct. 12, and the girls came in first place and boys c...

Cross Country competes at Invitational

Cross Country competes at Invitational

October 11, 2017

Girls' varsity placed 12th and boys' varsity placed 10th with a sixth place finish from Austin Mathews.

Student Athlete of the Week with LeAnna Williams

September 25, 2017

This week, Student Athlete of the Week is brought to you by Tutoring Club. On the show we have Cross Country runner, Austin Mathews. Austin is a Junior and was chosen because he has recently placed first in the Varsity division for the past two weeks.

Cross Country Runner Sacrifices Race for Downed Teammate

Cross Country Runner Sacrifices Race for Downed Teammate

November 9, 2016

During the last stretch of the cross country meet on Nov. 5, Dunbar student and Cross Country senior Matt Inman noticed that his teammate, senior Mikah Bailey, began to struggle. Bailey soon fell to his knees, unable to continue, so Inman stopped running, and rushed to his friend’s side. He said that it was instinctual. “I was running down the last stretch and I saw him fall down. I went and...

Dunbar Cross Country at Lexington Catholic Invitational

Dunbar Cross Country at Lexington Catholic Invitational

October 17, 2016

Dunbar Girls' Results Maddy Jenkins 21:39.43 Kelsey Siebenthaler 22:37.17 Alyssa Hallman 22:54.53 Lauren Hunt 23:01.32 Lynne Grace Wooden 24:33.04 Elly Gardev 25:25.14 Eva Aldarondo 26:01.07 Riley Stakelin 26:59.31 Anarielle Banks 28:20.48 Carolyn Swartzentruber 37:16.97 Dunbar Boys' Results Austin Mathews 15:39.42 Mikah Bailey 15:57.95 Matthew Inman 16:35.94 Clay Ferguson 17:48.06 David S...

Girls Cross Country Recap

Girls Cross Country Recap

December 11, 2014

At the beginning of the 2014 season, the girls cross country team was young, starting new with five freshmen. But it was perserverance, not age, that allowed this program to flourish this season. During the summer, the team trained with neighborhood runs in the Dunbar area to increase endurance.   Once the school year started, the course of training included many more track days which...

Boys Cross Country Recap

Boys Cross Country Recap

December 9, 2014

After losing last year’s high-achieving seniors, the Dunbar boys’ cross country team had a lot to live up to. During the summer months, the team began training, starting off with “easy runs” consisting of four to five miles and occasional workouts. Once the school year began, they had a weekly routine including, eight to nine mile practice runs, recovery runs, track workouts, finishing...

XC Runs State

XC Runs State

November 8, 2014

Boys and girls cross country teams run at the state tournament at the Kentucky Horse Park on Nov. 8, 2014. (Photos by Pam Stravitz)

Athlete Profile: Malik Mahmud

Asir Chishti, Staff Reporter

April 24, 2014

Filed under New in Sports

Senior Malik Mahmud has a passion for running. He said that he started running cross country in middle school and really enjoyed it which led him to try out track in the 7th grade. He has continued running track since then and is currently a varsity athlete for Dunbar’s track team. When asked why he likes track, Mahmud said, “I like the competition and how running makes me feel. It gives me the opportunity to constantly stay fit.” The events that Mahmud competes in include the 4 by 800 meter relay, the 4 by 400 meter relay and the mile. Coached under Jean Balan, Mahmud hopes to win state with the rest...

Cross Country’s New Coach

Emily Liu, Staff Reporter

October 21, 2013

Filed under Sports

Ever since English teacher Zachary Ivester became the cross country coach this year, new methods, with results, have been brought to the team. This cross country season, Ivester’s love for running pushed him to step up to the fill the position that last year’s coach, Coach Flores, left. He’s been a runner since he was young, and wants to pass on the joy to his students. “I got more into running the older I got,” said Ivester. Ivester is working hard instilling new methods and discipline on the cross country runners-things such as a more diverse schedule, etc. “[The team is] improving a lot, and...