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Even the rain can’t stop these North Dallas athletes

The rain kept the North Dallas athletes off the athletic field, but it didn’t keep them from working out. The athletes took their summer conditioning workouts indoors. They weren’t able to use the boys gym or girls gym, but even that didn’t stop them. Apparently they have a school building that they can use. And that’s what

Watch: North Dallas girls take on the summer workouts

The girls work on the step drill.   Aaliyah Bookman waves to the camera. Then the girls go through the agility drills. Coach Antonio McGhee leads the workout. Coach Derwin Wilson leads the girls through the ladder drills. Next it’s on the bags. The girls race over the bags. The volleyball girls go through the

Watch: North Dallas athletes work hard in summer workout program

North Dallas Coach Desireé Allen watches as the boys step over and under the hurdles during Monday’s summer workouts. The boys run through the bags. The boys tiptoe through the mats. The boys work on their agility, moving side-to-side, down on the ground and then up again. is a North Dallas High School

Rusk football coach visits, participates in North Dallas summer workouts

Rusk football coach Cordell Thornton was observing the North Dallas summer program.   One of the visitors this week at the North Dallas summer workouts was Rusk football coach Cordell Thornton. Coach Thornton said there were at least two kids from Rusk Middle School participating in the drills. The Rusk coach not only watched and observed, he

North Dallas senior Marco Garcia heading to McMurry University to play baseball

Senior catcher Marco Garcia directs the defense from behind the plate during a game against Carrollton Creekview. Marco Garcia and family celebrate his decision to attend McMurry University in the fall.   Despite a shorten North Dalllas season due to the coronavirus pandemic, 2020 senior Marco Garcia will be taking his baseball talents to McMurry

13 runners turn out on first day of North Dallas cross country summer workouts

Some of the runners attending Monday’s workout were (from left) Alfredo Hernandez, Gabriel Chavez, Alejandro Macias, Max Monroy, Jennifer Marquez, and Lucia Albarran.  [Editor’s note: My apologies for not practicing social distancing in this photo.]   North Dallas cross country coach Troy Power welcomed 13 runners on Monday, the first day of summer workouts. “It went

Girl power: North Dallas athletes going through the drills

North Dallas volleyball Coach Alana Cummings shows the girls how to go through the dots on the mats during Monday’s conditioning program. Like a game of hopscotch, Coach Cummings leaps through the dots. Coach Cummings leads one group of girls on the mats, but another group of girls was on a different drill. Now, it’s the girls’

North Dallas athletes staying healthy, getting in shape after first week of summer conditioning

Soccer Coach Jose Aguirre and trainer Nicholas Saldivar work the water station at practice Monday.   North Dallas trainer Nicholas Saldivar was pleased with the first week of the summer strength and conditioning program. “Tuesday and Wednesday were just walk-through days. Thursday and Friday were slow,” Coach Sal said Monday. He said the coaching staff separated the