His favorite sport was on hiatus. His freshman track season was on the verge of being canceled before it even really began.
But that didn’t keep Jim Ned’s Chris Saling from pounding the asphalt once a week, timer in hand.
When the UIL halted athletics last spring because of COVID, Saling still made it out to the track on days the Indians had meets scheduled. He detailed his progress in the 400, 800 and 3,200 meters by recording his times and sending them to coach Dustin Todd.