The first couple years of high school are often ones of transition — a chance to learn new skills and meet new people. It's a time for change and a time for growth.
And for junior varsity athletes, it's the opportunity to lay the foundation for the future.
On fields and courts around the county, outside the varsity spotlight, these athletes competed in their respective sports and picked up life lessons that stretched well beyond wins and losses.
We contacted each school, through its athletic administration, and asked for information on the JV teams. Here's what we heard back:
The Howard County cross country...