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Blue Mountain – One of Corinth High School's top Cross Country runners, Will Crigger, has signed a national letter of intent to run for Blue Mountain College next season.

Crigger, a five-year runner for the Warriors, has been consistently ranked among the top runners in the 4A classification in the state.

Along with running the 5-Kilometer, Crigger has participated in the 1600-Meter Outdoor, the 3200-Meter Outdoor and the 2-Mile.

BMC Head Coach Phillip Laney said Tuesday that having the Corinth native on the BMC roster will provide more depth and experience, even as a freshman.

"I am super excited to have Will signing today (Tuesday).  He is a big gain for the men's cross country team.  He is a great kid, a hard worker and I look forward to having him on the team next season."

Crigger's achievements include a 2011 time of 19:11.80, a 17:59.00 time in 2012, a 2013 time of 18:03.90, and an 18:06.10 time in 2014 – all consecutively at the MHSAA State Cross Country Final Meets in the 5-Kilometer.  The 2014 time landed him in 11th place overall in the state.

Recently, he turned in a 17:20.34 in the 5-Kilometer at the Pontotoc Invitational in Pontotoc, Miss.


Other Awards from Crigger's High School Career at CHS

2010 Rookie of the Year;
2011 Most Improved Varsity Runner;
2012 Heart of a Warrior Award;
2012 Outstanding Performance Award in State Championship;
2013 Heart of a Warrior Award;
2013 Outstanding Performance Award in State Championship;
4A-1 All-Division 2010-2014.