In their first season of cross country, Lansdowne sophomore twins Julia and Naomi Corns proved they are among the more promising runners in Baltimore County as they both placed in the top 15 in the county championship meet on Oct. 18 at Dulaney High.
David Eisenhauer quickly made a name for himself during his first cross country season last fall after his family moved here from Washington state. As a junior at Wilde Lake, he found success in big races, capping his season with a second-place finish in the Class 3A state meet.
Dulaney High graduate Isabel Griffith won't be wearing the Lions' red uniform and mentoring her younger teammate when cross country season gets underway in August, but her leadership, competitive drive and poise will remain in all the returning Lions.
Marilyn Little has been competing in and winning show jumping competitions, in which horses leap over obstacles as tall as 6 feet, since she was 19. But it was the World Equestrian Games that inspired her to take on three-day eventing.
Dulaney's Abby Cahalan learned about postconcussion syndrome the hard way and has spent the past four years redefining herself as an athlete and as a determined young woman bent on overcoming a debilitating physical obstacle that could have derailed her athletic dreams.