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Talent emerges on a team with high standards
Randy Metcalf/The Explorer, Ironwood Ridge High School's girls long distance runners, from left, Emily Wilkinson, Jill Magnuson, Lauren Cooper, Tam Nguyen and Marina Celaya, take to the streets for their long-distance workout last week.
Randy Metcalf/The Explorer, Ironwood Ridge High School junior and long-distance runner Lauren Cooper's goal is to get her 1,600-meter time under 5 minutes. To do that, she is looking to shave slightly less than 20 seconds off her best time.