Tag: Futsum Zeinasellassie

Futsum Zeinasellassie: 2011-12 Boys Cross Country Runner of the Year

By Ben Rohrbach A dedicated ESPNHS team managed the Gatorade State Boys Cross Country Runner of the Year selection process, resulting in winners based on the program's three pillars: athletic production and impact in the 2011 season, high academic achievement and exemplary personal character. For his 50 fellow Gatorade State Boys Cross Country Runner of […]

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Futsum Zeinasellassie captures BXC National ROY

ESPNHS–INDIANAPOLIS — The time-honored adage of student-becomes-master took on a new hue Thursday morning as two-time U.S. Olympian Dathan Ritzenheim posed as a pupil at North Central (Indianapolis, Ind.) before popping up from his desk chair to surprise Panthers senior Futsum Zeinasellassie (FOOT-sum Zen-ih-sal-ahsee) with the 2011-12 Gatorade National Boys Cross Country Runner of the […]

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Indiana high school runner Futsum Zeinasellassie has raised the bar

by David Woods | Indystar.com   Area runners say chasing the North Central senior has improved everyone's times Call it the Futsum Factor. Futsum Zeinasellassie is not the sole reason Indiana high school running has undergone a resurgence. Yet there is widespread belief that the legacy of the North Central High School senior extends beyond […]

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