Call it a rebuilding year. Or, if you prefer, call it a reloading year.
Either way, it will be a year of growth and opportunity for an extremely young Staunton River cross country team.
The Golden Eagles got their first taste of competition for the 2014 year when they ran at Watson Farm, home of the Rustburg program.
Under balmy conditions, Head Coach Joe Curcio sent out his minions against the likes of Brookville, E.C. Glass and the host Red Devils.