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3 months ago Boys Track Hall of Fame possibilities
John McGuire (D'Evelyn) had 5 individual titles, a runner-up, and two 3rd place finishes as well ...
5 months ago Weather
Snowing right now in Lakewood. Just FYI
9 months ago Jumps/Sprint Coach
D'Evelyn HS is looking for a jumps and/or sprint coach. Ideally, we are looking for someone able...
12 months ago Uniform Check In Procedure
How do you check in "30 minutes prior to the COMPLETION of the previous race?" How in the heck d...
1 year ago 16-17 CC & Track League alignments
@michaela1963 I am afraid that you are right but, those classifications did not accomplish what w...
1 year ago 16-17 CC & Track League alignments
@NatBodnar That report has the numbers all messed up. For one thing, the enrollment limits...
1 year ago Another Plea
How is that a meet of "champions" if you invite 100 kids per event? That is nothing more than a ...
1 year ago My annual plea......
@querep I heartily agree and disagree...or, rather, disagree and agree. To your firs...
1 year ago 5A "DNS" results on day 1 state meet
A large part of the problem is the schedule, why is the 4 x 8 right after the 400? Are we the...
1 year ago 800 & 1600 results from Cherry Creek/Grandview Inv
I know they cancelled the latter portion of the meet due to lightning/rain/etc. Not sure why the ...
2 years ago School transfers & eligibility, from Florida
Oh for the good old days when my neighborhood school went against your neighborhood school using ...
2 years ago Cross Country regions
I thought that the whole idea of changing the cut-off #'s was to equal out the number of teams in...
2 years ago Record Watch 2016: 2A Girls
@CoachVersaw What I don't understand is why it (girls SMR) was not eliminated at the same ...
2 years ago Evaluating the Proposal to Relax Wind Standards
Bringing back an overly beaten horse......the solution is.....REGIONALS! Let's beat PEOPLE to ge...
2 years ago State Snowshoe
I'm guessing that the 4 foot long snowshoes that my father made in 1960 would not work well for t...
2 years ago cross country committee report
@danbetz That is what it was supposed to be. But the regional assignments from the cross-...
2 years ago cross country committee report
What I don't get is that I thought the whole idea of adjusting the numbers was to get an equal nu...
2 years ago Open Enrollment & High School Sports
@lyleknudson Coach, I agree with half of what you say. The coach should not matter. How...
2 years ago Coach Wanted - D'Evelyn
...Or if you KNOW of any one .... forward this to them please!
2 years ago Regional Start Lists
@racedog Can't speak to that region specifically but I know that we entered 20, not knowing for...
2 years ago Coach Wanted - D'Evelyn
D'Evelyn High School is STILL looking for a throwing coach for the upcoming track and field seaso...
2 years ago Colorado 5A Region 2 Cross Country 2015
Milesplit has the date for this as 10/22. CHSAA has the 21st....just wondering.
2 years ago Matching Venues with Host Schools
2. Centaurus 8. Arvada West 17. Denver North
2 years ago Some thoughts on state qualifying
I was determined not to say it this year...but since the door has been opened... Not having a...
2 years ago Some thoughts on state qualifying
1) Going down to 31st in the rankings for the girls 400? That is scary. We had several athlet...
2 years ago Extremely important conversation thread
In the early 80's, I was a lifeguard at a summer camp and would go for runs prior to work, sans s...
3 years ago Ponderosa F/S Invitational
The wind gauge for the sprints must have been turned around. The wind was blowing directly in...
3 years ago Article Comment: Thoughts on the 3200
@GWCCCoach In our district championships in college, they pulled lapped runners until there wer...
3 years ago Columbine Invitational 2015
@CoachVersaw Yes, The Ralston Valley meet is canceled as well.
3 years ago Article Comment: It Happened Again
I think we need to be very careful here. I see that we could be headed for a very slippery slop...
3 years ago Article Comment: Cross country recommends keeping state at Norris-Penrose
@tgeldean " Let's give them a fair, safe, championship course.." I guess I object to saying ...
3 years ago Article Comment: Cross country recommends keeping state at Norris-Penrose
@tgeldean et. al I really didn't want to comment but....geez.....why are we afraid of hill...
3 years ago Article Comment: Making the Case for a Different State Meet Course
@mcroberts Thanks for that info, Mark. I had no idea that so few teams had two head coaches....
3 years ago Article Comment: Making the Case for a Different State Meet Course
@kevinakers 235 schools with cross-country....boys and girls....470 head coaches. 143 is not...
3 years ago Article Comment: Making the Case for a Different State Meet Course
@coachD Before we go crazy over this survey, a few things to keep in mind: 1) Peop...
3 years ago Article Comment: Cross country recommends keeping state at Norris-Penrose
@CoachVersaw Touche' on all points my friend. Well done! My emphasis should have been o...
3 years ago Article Comment: Cross country recommends keeping state at Norris-Penrose
@kevinakers The CIF Southern Section Prelims and finals are still held at Mt. SAC. The stat...
3 years ago Article Comment: Cross country recommends keeping state at Norris-Penrose
@mcroberts I am on Bill's side on this one. Cross-country is about conquering your opponents,...
3 years ago Article Comment: Making the Case for a Different State Meet Course
@coachweich I know that they visited our site once in the summer and then again for our re...
3 years ago Article Comment: Making the Case for a Different State Meet Course
@coachD There was a PROCESS. CHSAA absolutely did not decide anything on their own. There was ...
3 years ago Article Comment: Cross country recommends keeping state at Norris-Penrose
Just keep in mind that the committee (which included long time officials and well-respected coach...
3 years ago Article Comment: Cross country recommends keeping state at Norris-Penrose
There was a committee. They looked at several sites (one of which was ours!) and they made their...
3 years ago Article Comment: Addendum: the 3A start line controversy
First, as an official, let me say that no one enjoys telling a runner that he or she cannot c...
3 years ago Article Comment: State course update, coming tonight...
Just a question....Who is paying for all of these improvements? Is it El Paso Country Parks and...
3 years ago Regionals....Is there a way that is more fair?
@ern_ccwhsxc I like your idea of giving more teams a shot a qualifying for something. In oth...
3 years ago Regionals....Is there a way that is more fair?
@CoachVersaw Count me among that small minority that wants every win and loss to count. It ...
3 years ago Regionals....Is there a way that is more fair?
@GWCCCoach This is a great idea. I covers both of my concerns. Making league relevant and seedi...
3 years ago Regionals....Is there a way that is more fair?
A couple of final points: 1). No one has come up with a reason why regionals should not be a rew...
3 years ago Regionals....Is there a way that is more fair?
I appreciate all of the comments on this thread. But I have a couple of points which no one is a...
3 years ago Regionals....Is there a way that is more fair?
@jjl724 I agree. I just think that it is better to filter at league than at regionals. In ...