Featured Athlete: Colston Adamson


Katie Dolberry

Freshman Colston Adamson clears the high jump bar at districts. Adamson plans to continue track in college.

Freshman Colston Adamson advanced to the regional track meet to compete in high jump and long jump. Adamson met the high jump school record of 6’4″. 


Pre-game song: Anything by Lil Baby or Uzi

Pre-game meal: Chipotle

Favorite college team: Ole Miss

Athlete you look up to: DK Metcalf 

Years of experience in your sports: Football and track since seventh grade


The Red Ledger: What sports do you compete in?

Colston Adamson: I play both football and track

TRL: Why did you become involved in those sports?

CA: I became involved in football because my dad played in high school and he wanted me to try and play too. My dad ran a college track and thought I would be pretty good.

TRL: What is your favorite memory from any of your sports?

CA: My favorite memory from this track season is placing first at the district meet in high jump. 

TRL: During track season, what events did you compete in?

CA: This year I competed in the high jump, long jump, triple jump and the 400 meter race. 

TRL: What does it mean to you to make it to the regional tournament?

CA: Attending regionals was a really fun experience to advance and just go compete with my teammates and see new competition. 

TRL: What was it like to be a freshman at the regional tournament?

CA: It was really cool to advance to regionals as a freshman and be one of the only freshmen in the events I competed in. 

TRL: What is your favorite aspect of track?

CA: My favorite thing about track is that I just get to go compete with myself and beat my own PRs every week. 

TRL: Who/What inspires you in all of your sports?

CA: My dad inspires me because he was my coach in football growing up and he played football and track so i just wanted to follow his footstep. 

TRL: Do you have any hopes of continuing any of your sports in the future? What are those hopes?

CA: In the future, I want to run track in college at Ole Miss or LSU.