Results from track this spring suggest that Payton Corah might be the most improved Tiger this fall.
Walker Rudolph has emerged as a legitimate long distance threat for Cheyenne Mountain, boosting the prospects for Cheyenne Mountain cross country this fall.
A returning Sophia Conde is one of the reasons prospects look bright for the 2017 edition of the Vanguard girls.
Caroline Robbins is half of a devastating 1-2 at Grandview this fall.
Field Soosloff is one of a long list of returning Lyons distance types who might be inclined to feel like last year's second-place finish isn't good enough for this year's team.
Lilly Lavier moves up to the role of seasoned veteran this fall for Alamosa cross country.
Tomah Whitney brings back proven leadership on the course for Evergreen this fall.
Few people do more with their first two years of high school than Austin Vancil has. We now get to find out what happens with his last two.
Gavin Harden is one of the guys Glenwood will be relying on heavily this fall.
Hailey Leader will be looked to for experience and senior leadership on this year's Monarch roster.
Tatum Miller takes her turn at leading the Kadet parade this fall.
Bean Minor's apprenticeship is done. He will be counted on to lead this fall.
Helen Cross had an outstanding freshman year for Nederland. She now becomes one of the seasoned veterans.
John Houdeshell showed well as a freshman last fall. He figures as potentially one of the top sophomore talents in the state this fall.
Winter Boese's 7th-place finish in the State 1600 this spring gave Steamboat two medalists in the event.
Cruz Culpepper has some lost time to make up for in cross country this fall.
Civianna Gallegos is a leading member of a senior class for Arvada West that has a real chance to write some program history this fall.
Cooper Rondinelli got better all last year and ran his PR 3200 at The Pueblo Twilight in May.
Anna Busath was new to Palmer Ridge cross country and track and field last year, but you wouldn't have guessed it by her performances.
Jon Wilkinson probably isn't the Gunnison guy most 3A fans of cross country are most familiar with, but he's very important to Gunnison's hopes and dreams just the same.
At some level, every cross country team has a story to tell, but this series will be about the teams that have most piqued my interest.