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A Decade of Surprises: Cross Country and Track at Roanoke College from 1960 to 1970 Larry W. Arrington

A Decade of Surprises: Cross Country and Track at Roanoke College from 1960 to 1970

Larry W. Arrington

Published December 20th 2011
ISBN : 9781432776831
Paperback
770 pages
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In the 1960s, Roanoke Colleges cross country and track men had the unenviable task of matching the successful performances of the teams of the 1950s, whose coach, Homer Bast, was a legend in state coaching circles. The athletes of the 1960s may notMoreIn the 1960s, Roanoke Colleges cross country and track men had the unenviable task of matching the successful performances of the teams of the 1950s, whose coach, Homer Bast, was a legend in state coaching circles. The athletes of the 1960s may not have won the same number of meets, but they were impressive. In track, for example, they matched or set some 46 school and 14 Alumni Field records over the 10-year period. This book is a successor to Dawn of a Sport and The Bast Boys, both focusing on the earlier years of the two sports at Roanoke.