Cross Country

Talawanda’s Rodbro earns place on D-I state podium, leads local foursome at Fortress Obetz

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Talawanda High School's Lucia Rodbro (middle) stands on the podium after finishing 11th in the Division I state girls cross country race Nov. 4, 2023, at Fortress Obetz in Central Ohio. SKIP WEAVER/CONTRIBUTOR

OBETZ — Many first-time qualifiers to the state cross country meet experience some nervousness on such a big stage, but Talawanda High School junior Lucia Rodbro said she just tried to stay calm, cool and collected Saturday afternoon.

“I didn’t really have any nerves for being here for the first




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