Green River Star -

By David Martin

Runner eyes future at Central Wyo. College


November 15, 2017

David Martin

Colton Minard signs a letter of intent to compete for Central Wyoming Community College Wednesday afternoon while head cross country coach Craig Leavitt supports him.

When he signed up, Colton Minard wasn't a high school athlete, or even a student at Green River High School.

"When we recruited Colton, he was running on the side of the road," GRHS cross country coach Craig Leavitt said.

Minard, then a sophomore, was a student at Expedition Academy. Two years later, he would turn down an opportunity to graduate early from EA and transfer to GRHS for a final year, continuing to run and train with the high school cross country and track teams. Graduation isn't something he can put off this year, but the senior does plan to continue competing at the junior co...

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