Marissa Shines on Track

Sports editor Michael Self profiles Marissa in the Palisadian-Post:

Even Marissa Williams’ mother was surprised to discover her daughter could run this well. Now a sophomore running sensation at Palisades High, Williams was part of the Paul Revere Middle School after-school program when her mother, Flecia, approached physical education teacher Paul Foxson. ‘I knew she was running but I thought it was no big deal,’ Flecia said. ‘But it would be like, ‘Marissa won the race,’ ‘Marissa broke the record.’ So I talked to Mr. Foxson and asked if she was really that good and he said, ‘There’s good, and then there’s your daughter.’ As it turns out, Williams was only scratching the surface. Read more


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Marissa Williams is a cross country and track athlete at Palisades Charter High School..

Posted on October 4, 2012, in Track & Field and tagged , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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