For many years, all Matt Shiney wanted was to be on the Oak Park High varsity boys' cross country team.
Ever since he was in fourth grade, Shiney and a couple of his friends would run trails in Oak Park, Agoura and Westlake. During his first two years at OPHS, Shiney ran on the frosh/soph and junior varsity teams. He even trained with the varsity squad but never competed in a varsity race.
In June 2007, Shiney was optimistic that his time had finally come. He w...
Oops! An active online subscription is required to access this content.
Please login below or Subscribe today!