Jorge Garcia runs off the beaten path


Jorge Garcia, in this photo from a cross country meet earlier in the season, is seen pacing himself in order to stay in front of his competitor and cross the finish line first.

As his high school running career wraps up, Pine Bluffs senior Jorge Garcia is certain of one thing; as personal bests and records are set in his wake, his future is right on track.

Running has always come naturally to Garcia and his inspiration wasn't too far away. His cousin, Alejandro Garcia, was also a runner at Pine Bluffs High School and quickly became Jorge's mentor and role model.

"He was the state champ his senior year," said Jorge. "He's pretty much my brother. He asked me if I would be interested in trying cross country while I was in junior high. We're big soccer fans, but there...

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