Dear Parents of Sixth, Seventh, and Eighth Graders,

Do your children like to run? Have school spirit? Want to be part of the best NSoL sports team ever? If so, they can join the NSoL cross-country team 2019! No experience or talent required, just a desire to support athletics at the NSoL, exercise, and have tons of fun.

After a very successful founding in 2016, the NSoL Cross-Country Team for boys and girls will begin its fourth season this August with meets extending from early September to mid-October. Sixth graders can be fully-fledged members of the team, but students must be in 7th or 8th grade to participate in meets.

Practices will begin the week before school starts, on Mon, August 19, and take place each week on Mon, Wed, and Thurs from 3:00-4:30 p.m. There will be four meets, one on a Friday afternoon and three on Saturdays. No equipment required! Uniforms will be provided. As a member of the Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association (PIAA), the NSoL must require that all student-athletes complete the PIAA Comprehensive Initial Pre-Participation Physical Evaluation. (The good news is that pediatricians are used to this form since it’s required of all Lancaster County public school student-athletes.) It is available here: Form

Any questions? Feel free to contact Coach Gwen Eberly. Coach Mark Olsen will be living and working in Canada for the 2019/2020 school year. We will be looking for someone to help with coaching while Mark is gone.

Please let us know if your child is at all interested. We are also looking for parent volunteers to help with practice and transportation to meets.

Join the NSoL XC Team! Join the spirit! Join the fun!