The Hewitt-Trussville Cross Country teams will host the 26th annual Husky Challenge on Saturday October 21. Head Varsity Boys Coach David Dobbs is looking forward to the event. "We are expecting a huge crowd this weekend. We are excited that our supporters will be able to come out and watch our one and only home meet."

The Varsity Cross Country teams have performed well this season. The Boys team has competed in five events and they have finished in the top six on three occasions. The team won the St. Clair County Invitational earlier this year. The Girls team has also raced five times so far this year. They have finished in the top seven on three different occasions.

A strong field will join the Huskies this weekend. Teams scheduled to compete include: Ashville, Carver, Chelsea, Hoover, Huffman, Jefferson Christian, John Carroll, Leeds, Montevallo, Moody, Mountain Brook, Oak Mountain, Parker, Pelham, Pinson Valley, St. Clair County, Shades Valley, Shelby County, Springville, Susan Moore, Wenonah, and West Blocton.

The Huskies are expecting a large crowd Saturday. Fans are encouraged to arrive early. Parking will be available at Hewitt-Trussville Stadium and Hewitt-Trussville High School. Races will begin on the multi-purpose field near the Stadium and will end on the track inside the Stadium. Concessions will be available.

Trussville City School Athletics Director Lance Walker said, "Our Cross Country teams are off to a great start this year. We are expecting beautiful weather Saturday morning. I hope to see a lot of people from the community at this event."

Tentative schedule for Saturday:
8am-Varsity Girls
8:40am-Varsity Boys
9:20am-JV Girls
10:00am-JV Boys
10:40am-Middle School Girls
11:20am-Middle School Boys