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By Charlene Smith
Pine Bluffs Post staff 

Athlete of the Week: Running into character

Nolan Brooks


Charlene Smith

A tall, quiet thin young man sits across from me as I interviewed the Athlete of the Week, Nolan Brooks.

The Burns junior/senior high seventh grader is running for his character and on a large heart of an athlete. Cross country coach Cole Manlove sees it on the grassy fields of the cross country meets every week.

“Nolan is a wonderful young man and Dustin (Lee) and I love having him in the program,” said Manlove. “Nolan is a reminder to me that sports isn’t always about winning but really, it’s figuring out the size of the athlete’s heart and his desire to just get better.Nola...

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