The James Wood boys\' cross country team and Chancellor\'s Beth Mahalak received little fanfare in the pre-season rankings as neither was ranked, but they made some strong opening statements to prove they do belong in there at the Chancellor Invitational
Here are the first rankings of the year as the season gets underway this weekend. Watch for many changes to come about in the rankings as the voters find out what these top returning teams and individuals are made of as the first races beging.
The first meet of the year always brings out so much enthusiasm and excitement. The Hays Rebel Invitational hosted the best teams Central Texas has to offer.
Just one more year the rest of the Group A girls\' team have to put up with the dynasty known as the Brentsville girls\' cross country team. This team has had a stranglehold on the competion in Group A for many years now and next year, they will be moving
A state champion in cross country as a freshmen, Brentsville junior Mindy Peele took a step back last year in finishing third as a sophomore. Returning as the fastest returnee from last year\'s race, she is hoping to return back as state champion once aga
The past two years, the Group A boys\' race at the state cross country meet has had the two of the most exciting finishes in recent years. This year should be no different with Todd Somers and Andrew Montgomery set to do battle.
The first Spotlight Meet of the year is the Rebel Invitational. The meet is located in the small town of Buda (population about 2000).
While the dynasty of the Jefferson Forest girls cross country seems to have reached its end with the graduation of the Saunders twins and Jennifer Templeton, the rest of the AA teams may not get a break from a team dominating the state meet scene as the L
While at the Group A level, there are not many great individuals, you can get a group of five hard working individuals and make one great team.
With the graduation of Shannon Saunders from Jefferson Forest, a two-time state champion in AA cross country, there can be a new state champion crowned this fall, but the question is who will answer that call?
Just as with the AAA boys with Thomas Jefferson, the AA state team title is for the Rockbridge boys to lose. Last year\'s runner-up returns six of their top seven from that squad. Leading the way is John Crews, who is expected to battle it out with Daniel
Florida\'s long-overdue changeover to a 5K distance for cross country means for a lot of changes and adjustments for athletes and coaches both actually and psychologically. It also meant for us an adjustment of our elite standards.
Probably the most exciting race of the day in all of the races that will go off on November 9th at Great Meadows will be the colossal battle between two of Virginia\'s finest distance runners in Rockbridge\'s John Crews and Louisa County\'s Daniel Kane.
Goodridge begins his third season as the assistant coach of men's track and field at Eastern Michigan. Responsible for the development of the distance program, Goodridge coached Boaz Cheboiywo to multiple NCAA titles last season.
Mr. Porter, a cross country parent, gives his perspective on cross country from a parent\'s point of view.
With the graduation of two-time state cross country champion Keira Carlstrom of Oakton, things look a little bit more up for grabs for the AAA girls individual race. However, there are a few top returnees who will be looking to break loose this upcoming s
Great American has released their list of teams accepted for their 2002 Race of Champions. This race is known for gathering a plurality of nationally ranked high school teams from around the United States.
While many of the great teams from last fall such as the Jefferson Forest girls, Maggie Walker boys, and Jamestown boys are great no longer due to hard hits by graduation, last year\'s AAA girls state champions, James Robinson returns stronger than ever a
Here are the top returnees from last year\'s Foot Locker South Regional Meet.
Heading into this upcoming cross country season, there seems to be an overwhelming majority who believe the boys\' cross country team from Thomas Jefferson Science & Technology in Alexandria is the team to beat. No other team in the state returns so much
Tatu\'s win at last year\'s state cross country meet was his first of three state titles he would go onto win during his junior year as he also picked up state titles in the 1600 meters in the indoor and outdoor track season. Obviously, Tatu can\'t hid be