Perry King

Dobbs Ferry, NY

About Me

Film as much of the local action as I can and post some of it on the DobbsFerryXCFeats blog. Post summaries and previews of various local meets on Dobbs Ferry Track and XC web site and elsewhere. Enthusiast and compiler or NYS HS XC running history. Member of Van Cortlandt Track Club team and among the top 15 in my NYRR geezer age group with 79 AG rating. Related to a DF team member.

Discussion Posts

Topic/Message
2 months ago section 1 XC 11/03
Info packet appears gone from usual site. Posted on the DFXC site: 10:00 - Girls D 10:30 - Gi...
7 months ago Section 1 State Qualifier 2018 - results
Results should be posted in soon, I expect. I'm sure we can all agree that the Section 1 athletes...
10 months ago Section 9 State Qualifier 2018 rescheduled to Saturday at 1:00
According to info received from Mike White and Dave Feuer, the S9 SQ is now on Saturday 2018-02-2...
11 months ago Wayne Valentine Invitational 2018
Parents Tom and Deb of runner in boys 55 final at Wayne Valentine: Please send an email to Perry ...
1 year ago Xavier Invitational 2017
Missing name for 15th place runner in Girls Varsity likely to be Christina Bagin of Academy of Ho...
2 years ago Suffern Invitational 2017 postponement
Suffern Invite postponed indefinitely due to equipment failure at RCC.
2 years ago Red Raider Run 2016
MileSplit will be filming the races on Friday 9/9 at Bear Mountain. Action should be hot.
4 years ago Article Comment: New York Boys State XC Rankings Final
Janaconda, please simmer down and don't act like a buffoon. You do know the history of your first...
4 years ago Article Comment: New York Boys State XC Rankings Final
Best wishes to St. A's and am expecting that they will be heading to Portland after Saturday with...
4 years ago Article Comment: New York Boys State XC Rankings Final
Best wishes to St. A's and am expecting that they will be heading to Portland after Saturday with...
4 years ago Article Comment: Previewing The Best Federation Championship of the Past Decade
Saratoga had the closest compression at States, a little better than FM's, but the top runner was...
4 years ago Article Comment: New York City 2014 Cross Country Preview
Finally, whoever said that straight Tully averages are anything but a general base to work off of...
4 years ago Article Comment: New York City 2014 Cross Country Preview
And no, Humberto Wallace' speed ratiing is dead on, and Bill has that right. Please tell us what ...
4 years ago Article Comment: New York City 2014 Cross Country Preview
Thanks for all the kind comments. Just a note here. We do our best to cover the meets, but som...
4 years ago Rockland County Championships 2014
Rockland was rescheduled for today Friday 10-24 due to the conditions yesterday. Dan D. says girl...
4 years ago Article Comment: New York Boys State XC Rankings Week 5
Thanks for pointing out. Had two #8s for some reason, so PM and Mount will thank you for getting ...
4 years ago Article Comment: Jack Jibb Goes All-Time, Bella Burda Beats Best at Bowdoin
Yep, you know if Bella can lay down a time like that at a warm-up meet like Coaches, you know the...
4 years ago Article Comment: Manhattan Invitational Boys Eastern States Championship Race Preview
The TR system has actually been picked up in other parts of the country for rating speed, though ...
4 years ago Article Comment: Race to a Decision in Valhalla: The Story of Jorgensen and Cain
Cain was always worth following from the beginning, and always a good reason to keep the camera g...
4 years ago Article Comment: 2014 NY Boys XC Preview: Overall and Federation
Thanks. Now fixed with a much better image that I'm sure Sean would agree looks a lot more like h...
4 years ago Article Comment: 2014 NY Boys XC Preview: Overall and Federation
Thanks. Now fixed with a much better image that I'm sure Sean would agree looks a lot more like h...
4 years ago Article Comment: RtN-001: Running at the Top: How Much Faster Will You Be This Fall?
I did mention that physically girls are often at their tops for XC in their middle school years, ...
5 years ago Article Comment: The Science of Sport: Are We Naturally Faster?
Absolutely wonderful book Tbe Sports Gene and and superb TED talk by Epstein, which feeds off the...
5 years ago Article Comment: NY Collegians Wrap-up for Nationals
Matt Cheney now in for D2 Cedarville. You can never forget a Beaver River guy. Tally at 105.
5 years ago Article Comment: NY Collegians Wrap-up for Nationals
Thanks for info, and updated. Had Ashley confused with Abby as the repeater from the Blue Jay run...
5 years ago Article Comment: NY Collegians Wrap-up for Nationals
Thanks and apologies for overlooking Andris. Now in.
5 years ago Article Comment: NY Collegians Wrap-up for Nationals
Thanks and apologies for overlooking Andris. Now in.
5 years ago Article Comment: NXN-NY / Foot Locker Northeast Regional Preview
Sure, but different sections have different eligibility rules, and they may resent being criticiz...
5 years ago Article Comment: NXN-NY / Foot Locker Northeast Regional Preview
The fairness of such actions can be debated. But the NXN is not a state sanctioned race, and we a...
5 years ago Article Comment: New York College Runners Go for Nationals
Yeah, that's one reason why I missed Krolick initially. And thanks for info on Hannah and Rachel ...
5 years ago Article Comment: New York College Runners Go for Nationals
Shoot, bad one. Read the roster wrong. Thanks and in, and NY now at 101.
5 years ago Article Comment: New York College Runners Go for Nationals
Yep, Moynihan and Manahan are spitting images of each other. Thanks for the correx and getting th...
5 years ago Article Comment: New York College Runners Go for Nationals
No, Tom is listed on the BYU site among the 7 guys for Nationals. But, yeah, unless fans can poin...
5 years ago Article Comment: New York College Runners Go for Nationals
Ah, the issue was he didn't run in the Mountain regionals for BYU, who also just got Jared Ward r...
5 years ago Article Comment: New York College Runners Go for Nationals
Thanks much. Some of them who escape to the wild west get missed, but he'll be in in a moment.
5 years ago Article Comment: Debating the State Championship Question
You can never have a system that doesn't allow for second guessing from those "who just missed th...
5 years ago Article Comment: The Starting Line: How One Meeting In Schenectady Changed XC Forever
Greetings Geoff. A message was sent to your account. Mike Caraftis graduated from Port Jeff in...
5 years ago Article Comment: The Starting Line: How One Meeting In Schenectady Changed XC Forever
Greetings Geoff. I do hope to do a follow-up to the 1950 race about the rest of the decade at som...
5 years ago Article Comment: New York State Boys XC Rankings Week 8
Finally got time to respond after knocking off NYC article. Thanks for pointing that out, as the ...
5 years ago Article Comment: Sectional Scoreboard 2013 Updated (41 of 46 Correct)
No one is going to say that Pearl River did not deserve to win that race or that the merge is jus...
5 years ago Article Comment: Sectional Scoreboard 2013 Updated (41 of 46 Correct)
Well, until wildcard options are added, that is the way it is and has been for 64 years. Some yea...
5 years ago Article Comment: Manhattan Invitational Boys Eastern States Championship Race Preview
Yeah, Irish was quite a Stahr. Oops, can't give to much of this one away.
5 years ago Fred Gressler Invitational 2013
Probably of no interest to any of the runners, but there's now a few videos on the Gressler NY Mi...
5 years ago Article Comment: How Does Your State Track Meet Compare with Other States?
Definitely. What's a States meet without the steeplechase? Good info though, and some rather ...
6 years ago Article Comment: Who Fares Better Where: Ranking the Girls Against the Guys
Ah, didn't know track people have such a bad name, except maybe with all the envious couch potato...
6 years ago Article Comment: Who Fares Better Where: Ranking the Girls Against the Guys
Hmmm, may be one of those mathematically tough head scratcher. I asked my grown son who is a bit ...
6 years ago Article Comment: Who Fares Better Where: Ranking the Girls Against the Guys
Note: spreadsheet is available at http://section1-nys-running.com/indoortrack-gender2013.xls in t...
6 years ago Article Comment: Who Fares Better Where: Ranking the Girls Against the Guys
The point is, there are great athletes on both sides, saying the boys had a Zavon Watkins when th...
6 years ago Article Comment: 2013 Indoor States' Meet Previews: Boys
All good points. Sometimes it just works out that only 2 of the guys with the top 11 times in the...
6 years ago Article Comment: 2013 Indoor States' Meet Previews: Boys
The popularity of certain races varies year by year, and a lot of choices go by judging where you...