Track coach gives thanks

To the editor:

I would like to thank all of the the major sponsors to make the 62nd Annual Comet Relays a huge success: Sliman’s Dodge/Jeep/Chrysler/Ram, The Brew Kettle, Hot Dog Heaven, Parsons Insurance, and Bay Mechanical.

I would also like to thank all of the athletes, parents, and community members that volunteered at the event. Adult volunteers from the community included Dave Freeman, Bill Rufo, Art Roose, Wendi Lowe, Kelly Breunig, George and Karen Delvecchio, Cookie McLoda, Steve Stepp, Muzz Towne, Corrie Engle, Theresa Szczepanik, Marie Deshuk, John Syrowski, Jill Williams, Jen Vontell, Jessica Roberts, Tony Cioffi, Conrad Slominski, Tiffany Rathwell, Vernon Patterson, Nick Yuhasz, Zach Delvvecchio, Dave Rice, Kevin Scalli, Terry Myosky, Angela Cecil, Revonda Pecze, Nancy Strauser, Craig Cecil, Jeff Keron, Sandra Lavish, Tony Reynolds, Brian Kelley, Leanne Durdak, Danielle Parrish, MontyParrish, Ted Shimer, Laura Kemp, Beth Ellis, Paul Baumgartner, Michelle Sturgeon, Beth Gilliam, Tammy Klekota, Stacy Baumgartner, Kate Parker, and Michelle Veneman.

The Richard S. Cooley Track will be busy this spring since Amherst is hosting the Southwestern Conference championships on May 10 and 12, the district championships on May 17 and 19, and the regional championships on May 24 and 26.

If anyone would like to volunteer at these championship meets, contact me at

Coach Rob Glatz