About Me

Jack Nubbins is the gullible, .45-toting character in John L. Parker Jr's 1978 book "Once A Runner". A good, if slightly goofy read that'll get you pumped for track and cross country.

Discussion Posts

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11 years ago Danielle Tauro/FLN
The abstract may be misleading. The \"endurance\" test in this study was not remotely close to a...
11 years ago Danielle Tauro/FLN
The link says women are immune to the disease. So while we\'re pontificating, I\'ll add that I kn...
11 years ago toughest part about States.
http://www.dyestat.com/3state/MD/2xc/statemeet/hereford.htm
11 years ago Dwight Parker
Martin has reams of newspaper clippings and results, and is really accommodating if you want to l...
11 years ago Dwight Parker
I don\'t think that was a rule. Hereford Jr.-Sr. High School had grades 7 through 12 throughout ...
11 years ago Will Centrowitz finish with the best distance career ever in MD HS?
This \"state\'s best\" discussion is colored by the memories (i.e. relative youth) of the partici...
11 years ago Dwight Parker
Once again I think that LadyBee actually is a male whose favorite video game is Take-Two\'s \"Bul...
12 years ago State Seeding Questioin
Perhaps they\'re adding 0.24 second to hand times for seeding purposes this year, but the ordinar...
12 years ago State Meet
Westminster had a terrible track surface. Morgan\'s impersonal -- you can\'t get very close to t...
12 years ago KHALIL UQDAH OF GILMAN POLE VAULTS 15\'10\"!!!
He jumped 15\' 7.5\", which was measured by a MD state track official. Photos were on runningmar...
12 years ago Best Maryland XC teams of all time?
A recent newspaper article reported that Hereford\'s 1978 guy\'s team went 268-0, and confirmed t...
12 years ago Best Maryland XC teams of all time?
Correct about Hereford. Jim Heffner\'s guys were ranked among the top 25 in the nation in \'77 o...
12 years ago Favorite XC course?
Hereford: classic, but a stream crossing would be nice. An oasis of order in wild surroundings. ...
12 years ago I\'m calling you out, Dmickey!
I believe that comparatively high doses are given to rats and mice because of differences in abso...
12 years ago Forum Suggestion
It\'s still early, but this is likely to be the funniest thing I read all day.
12 years ago ER gets even better
The Sun article makes sense. She\'s interested in academics, including violin and French, as muc...
12 years ago ER gets even better
Weeks ago I mentioned to a Baltimore County coach her leaving Park for a PG Co. school, and that ...
12 years ago Poodabear
Happy birthday. You\'re doubtlessly a sweetheart.
12 years ago 800-mile-2 mile All-time State Rankings
Dave Cornwell may have been in the 9:20s in 1976. Gerry Martin (Perry Hall HS) has a lot of the ...
12 years ago Pikesville Track Classic
Or exuberance vs. efficiency. It looks as if there won\'t be an individual match-up unless they\...
12 years ago How is Md\'s press coverage on running?
I retract being nice, and revert to my gut feeling. This guy is a manipulative fraud, who cannot...
12 years ago How is Md\'s press coverage on running?
Both are astute observations. We could use some southern gentility up here, obviously, so write ...
12 years ago How is Md\'s press coverage on running?
It\'s a regular laugh riot to read how the adults in this forum demonstrate to the kiddies that s...
12 years ago How is Md\'s press coverage on running?
It\'s difficult not to notice when a person\'s asking about a job as a professional writer. Spel...
12 years ago How is Md\'s press coverage on running?
If you plan on making a living here writing running articles, I hope that your wife has a good jo...
12 years ago Balto County Coaches Relay - Let the trash talking begin
If the 4 x 800 is out, how about a SMR or 4 x 400? A 4 x 200 might result in breakage.
12 years ago Balto County Coaches Relay - Let the trash talking begin
Is this really going to happen, and if so, when during the meet and which relay?
12 years ago Bull Run Date Change
I looked it up. Bull Run\'s always been the 3rd or 4th week in September.
12 years ago 3A-2A Central Update
Chase, you\'re observant, but your conclusions about the interplay between Hereford\'s runner, he...
12 years ago 3A-2A Central Update
Malloy\'s sick -- a cold or something.
12 years ago Where are the Outstanding Freshmen?
Hereford\'s freshman Kristen Malloy ran 2:30-something/5:18/11:29/2:34 a couple of weeks ago at t...
12 years ago New Region Rules
This appears to be correct, but it\'s not as if the state hasn\'t done this sort of thing before....
12 years ago New Region Rules
There\'s no issue with your commitment to this stuff and your desire to make it work. The id...
12 years ago New Region Rules
I wish you luck. The conspicuous problems in the State\'s decision-making process aside, it does...
12 years ago New Region Rules
Step up or shut up my ass. I agree with RunningMaryland\'s opinion. Have you paid attention...
12 years ago Top 10 Fastest Balt. Co. XC Coaches
Umm, sorry, but my vote has to go with Dave Berardi at McDonogh School. He may not be on the pay...
12 years ago Revised Rankings
Coach Mickey: you\'re a pain in the ass, but you\'re our pain in the ass. We love you man, and t...
12 years ago Sanctioning and Standards of Competition
Park Coach -- Congrats to Anders in the Elite race. And to Pops too, for top third in the Reunio...
12 years ago Bull Run Results
Sorry for the confusion. I believe the original Hereford Invitational (a name founder Jim Hefner...
12 years ago Bull Run Results
The Bull Run was held in October exactly once, when it was postponed from September 20, 2003 to O...