Sports Comment: Cardenas gets back in the race

Umatilla junior Nancy Cardenas runs up a hill while competiting in the class 3A/2A/1A state cross county championships Saturday in Eugene. <i>Staff photo by E.J. Harris</i>

Seven months ago, Nancy Cardenas didn't know if she was ever going to run again. She didn't even know if she was ever going to go outside again.

The Umatilla sophomore was in the hospital, stuck in bed with a virus the doctors couldn't identify. According to Cardenas, they're still not sure exactly what was wrong with her.

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