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Les Nagy attended Niles McKinley High School. Les won the state track two mile in 1968 and 1970. He also won the state cross country meet in 1969. While in high school Les set four state distance records. While attendeing Villanova University, Les ran both track and cross country.
Susan Nash ran for Zanesville Rosecrans High School and University of Florida. Susan won ten events in the State High School Track and Field Meet and two State Cross Country Individual titles. She ran on one Indoor NCAA winning 3200 meter relay team that earlier set the American and world records. Nash scored in one other indoor NCAA event.
George Nicholas ran for Dayton Meadowdale High School from 1978-1980. In cross country he placed first in the state for three years and broke the state record each year. In track, George had a mile time of 4:13 and two mile time of 9:01. While in college George earned All-American status in track and cross country three times. He also competed in three World Cross Country Championship Meets.
Coached track at Piketon in 1959 and at Lakewood from 1969 through 1971. Coached cross country at Lakewood from 1968 through 1981. Won nine conference and one district cross country meet. Coached two individual state high school cross country champions. Had 117 dual/tri cross county wins. Was a successful runner at Lakewood and Ohio University. Founded the Cleveland Striders Track Club and promoted road racing in the Cleveland area.
Coached track at Dayton Roosevelt from 1958 through 1968. Won one state high school track championship. Won five league and four district track meets. Coached two individual state high school track championships. His 1962 two mile relay team set the national record.
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