Saturday, April 11, 2009

IN THE NEWS: Senior hurdler closing gap at Mira Mesa

When Mira Mesa High head track coach Eric Miller says hurdler Brandon Chambers is taking extra classes because "he fell a little behind" his freshman and sophomore years, it doesn't seem possible. It's not often that Chambers is behind.

"My hurdles coach (Rick Sharp) tells me the first one to the first hurdle wins," Chambers said. "There have been a few times that I've had to come from behind, too. If you can't be No. 1 to the first hurdle, be No. 1 at the second." Read more from the San Diego Union-Tribune.