During my time in Lancaster Ohio, our track teams were like the Yankees of Ohio track and field.
My best high school 800 time would have won me some collegiate D-3 or D-2 national titles and yet I was just another guy on the team back then.
We had studs like John Zishka, Clark Haley, Dave Agosta, Barry Walker on our teams that won a state championship in 1980.
Later came another wave of guys; my brother Dave Valentine and Doug Conroy.
Last weekend, flashes of Lancaster glory return when Brannon Kidder won the 1600 and 800 meter runs in the Boys D-1 state championship.
In addition, he anchored a winning 4x800 relay on Friday.
Congratulations to Brannon, thanks for letting me crank up Glory Days on my 8 track player.