Faster than your average runner

Cross Country runner helps team win Kingsport city championship

TROPHIES IN HER FUTURE. Cross Country runner Julianna is one of the rising stars in middle school sports. Julianna was an important reason why Sevier Middle School won the Kingsport city championship. “Julianna is only a 7th grader. I look forward to coaching her next year as an 8th grader,” John Sevier Middle School cross country coach Julie Potts said.

Aubrey Vincent

TROPHIES IN HER FUTURE. Cross Country runner Julianna is one of the rising stars in middle school sports. Julianna was an important reason why Sevier Middle School won the Kingsport city championship. “Julianna is only a 7th grader. I look forward to coaching her next year as an 8th grader,” John Sevier Middle School cross country coach Julie Potts said.

Katie Davis

John Sevier Middle School’s cross country team has won the city championship, and Julianna was one of the reasons. is a 7th grade cross country runner at John Sevier Middle School.

“Julianna gives 100% everyday in practice as if she were running a meet,” Julie Potts said. Potts coaches the girls cross country team.

“She encourages her teammates to also give their best. She is our leader in stretches and warm ups.”

Thinks that what makes her a good athlete is that she’’ never backs down’’. She believes that a good athlete needs to have the will to do it, the ability to manage a lot of things and stay organized.

Her biggest fan is her little sister, Sally.

“She is very encouraging and energetic,” said.

Family is also very important to. Her parents and older brother, Conner, are the heroes of her life because “they push me to do better”.

Cross Country coach Julie Potts is pleased with the runners’ progress as a runner.

“She has received the Hero of the Week award for the past two years in cross country.”

“Julianna is only a 7th grader. I look forward to coaching her next year as an 8th grader.’’

Julianna understands the struggles younger athletes go through. She believes that her worst moment as an athlete was when she first started.

“It was really difficult,” she said.

The best part about cross-country is “when you finish and you’ve accomplished something”.

She also has some advice for her fellow athletes.

“Do your best and push yourself”.

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