The 2020 State PowerMerge...

The Niwot boys won the 2020 Colorado State PowerMerge....

A Cherry On Top For Wolfe, Stewart: The 5A State Recap...

Parker Wolfe ran a new state meet record to claim the 5A State title....

The 5A State Preview: Titans Set To Clash On The Course...

Riley Stewart returns to Penrose as the favorite to claim the 5A title....

Nathan Mountain Drops 14:46 At Trinity Valkyrie...

St. Xavier's Nathan Mountain, shown at the Moeller Primetime Invitational, produced the nati...

Parker Wolfe Runs Colorado Soil Record Of 14:30 At Heritage...

Parker Wolfe ran a nation leading, Colorado soil record at the Heritage Distance Classic....

2020 MileSplit50 Individual Girls XC Rankings Countdown...

Cross country has officially begun, which has prompted our preseason release of the MileSpli...

Top 5,000 Girls Foot Locker Midwest Returning Rankings...

Let's check out the top 5,000 girls who will be returning from the Midwest Region...

Coaches Poll: September 2...

The Air Academy girls are currently ranked No. 2 in 4A....

Teamwork: Best 1-5 Splits...

Fossil Ridge currently sits fifth among the girls list....

Riley Stewart Storms To Victory At Centennial Mullen Invite...

Riley Stewart stormed away with a dominating victory Saturday morning....

A Look At The Fastest Girls 5A Teams In The State...

Cherokee Trail returns the third fastest squad in 5A....

A Look At The Fastest Girls Teams In The State...

Cherry Creek is the second fastest girls team in the state....

Four Things You Need To Know About The Desert Dream Invite...

These are the 10 athletes you should watch at the Desert Dream Last Hurrah Invitational this...

Senior Girls Who May Have Been The Difference: 5A...

Lily Williams almost certainly would have left a mark on this year's state meet....

Top Girls 4x800 Teams Of The Past Decade...

The 2014 Fort Collins 4x8 squad own the fastest time run in Colorado over the past decade....

Top Boys 4x800 Teams Of The Past Decade...

Mountain Vista's 2019 squad is the fourth-fastest team over the past decade....

Colorado 5A Girls Meet of the Decade...

Colorado has had a large number of nationally-dominant female athletes in the last decade. H...

Pre-Season 5A Power Rankings: Valor Christian On Top...

Valor Christian enters the season in prime position to defend both 5A state titles. ...

Fastest 15 Girls Teams Of The Decade...

Mountain Vista owns two of the top-three fastest team averages since 2010....

MileSplit 50: Final Rankings Are Colorado Heavy...

Connor Ohlson capped his season ranked No. 6 on the MileSplit 50. ...

The Teams Who Were Snubbed After NXN At-Large Selections...

Calculating the numbers behind which teams were considered for a Nike Cross Nationals at-lar...

Week In Review: Foot Locker Midwest Regional...

Review results, articles, photos, race videos and athlete interviews from Foot Locker Midwes...

Week In Review: Another Big Day At NXR-Southwest...

Cole Sprout and Cruz Culpepper booked their tickets to Portland Saturday....

Utah Takes Team Titles, Colorado Stays Close...

Riley Stewart ran away from the field by 15 seconds to take the NXR-SW girls title....

The Amazing Run Of Lone Peak, And Much More From NXRSW...

The dirt dip appeared for Eliza Arrington, and then so did three more girls. ...

Digging Deep Into The Nike Cross Nationals Southwest Region...

This week, we're breaking down the Nike Cross Nationals Southwest Regional...

NXR Southwest Colorado Girls Preview...

Cherry Creek's Riley Stewart heads to Arizona as one of the favorites......

NXR Southwest Regional Poll: Nov. 14...

Dakota Ridge surged to the No. 2 spot....

All According To Scri- Arapahoe Stuns In 5A...

Arapahoe upset three nationally ranked squads to claim the Colorado 5A state title....

MileSplit LIVE: Previewing The Colorado State XC Champs...

The gang at MileSplit LIVE discusses this weekend's state cross country championships in Col...

Niwot Is Full Steam Ahead On State-Title Mission...

This much is sure. The Niwot girls team isn't sneaking up on anyone....

5A State Preview: Clash Of The Titans...

Mountain Vista and Dakota Ridge are set for another big clash at State....

Pre-Region Coaches Poll...

The Classical Academy remains on top of the girl's 3A poll....

The Fastest 5A Teams In The State...

Fort Collins owns the fastest team average at 15:38....

MileSplit50 Rankings: Cherry Creek Moves Into The Top 5...

Cherry Creek High School (CO), off two very good performances, is now into the top 5 of the ...

MileSplit LIVE: The Far-Ahead Impacts Of Roy Griak...

Cory and Bryan break down big finishes, and the far-ahead impacts, of The Roy Griak Invitati...

Week Six Coaches Poll: We've Got New No. 1s!...

Cherry Creek is the new No. 1 in the girl's 5A poll....

Week In Review: Fireworks Across The Country......

Cole Sprout's 14:16 is the third-fastest cross country 5k ever run by a high schooler....

Event Coverage Central: Week Five...

Week five is full of competitive meets as the season heats up on our results board!...

An In-Depth Preview Of The Boys And Girls Races At Roy Griak

We're just a few days away from one of the biggest regular season meets in the Midwest, The ...

National Roster of Boys Teams Meet at Roy Griak Invitational

Our preview of the national convergence of boys squads at the 2019 Roy Griak Invitational....

Elite Girls Field Set to Race at Roy Griak Invite...

Check out our preview of the outstanding girls races at the 2019 Roy Griak Invitational...

NXR Southwest Regional Poll: Sept. 20...

Fort Collins stormed the latest NXR-SW poll!...

Weekend Review: Marlee Goes Bonkers, LV Wows, F-M Dominant...

Here are the top seven things that happened this weekend...

Records Fall At Liberty Bell...

Cole Sprout ran 14:38 to crush the previous course record, and run the fastest time in the c...

A Look At The Fastest 5A Girls Teams In The State...

Mountain Vista returns the fastest squad among 5A. ...

The Fastest 100 Girls Teams In The State...

Niwot returns as the second-fastest squad in the state. ...

In the fair climes of Pueblo...

In the list of new names to think about, be sure to leave some space for Cherry Creek's Kel ...

A Look At The 2019 Girls 5A State XC Championships...

Jenna Fitzsimmons and Riley Stewart are set up for a big battle next year....

NXR-SW 2018: Three Colorado Teams to NXN...

By midway through the race, there were no challengers left for Cole Sprout and Easton Allred...

Southwest Region Rankings: Nov. 7...

The Classical Academy leapt into the latest Southwest Rankings, landing on the No. 6 spot....

5A Girls: Fitzsimmons And Mountain Vista Reign...

Jenna Fitzsimmons ran away to defend her state title. ...

5A State Preview: Sprout, Mountain Vista Headline...

Can anyone run with Cole Sprout?...

Battles To Watch At Regionals...

The top two teams in 2A are set to battle at the Region 1 championships in Lyons....

Week Six Coaches Poll: Girls...

Cherokee Trail remains firmly in the No. 2 spot in 5A....

Dave Sanders Invitational Preview...

A look inside one of the most competitive meets of the weekend....

Wolfe, O'Sullivan Weather The Conditions At Arapahoe Warrior

Cherry Creek's Parker Wolfe captured his second win of the season. ...

A Look Ahead At The Centennial League Girls...

Taylor Watson will look to help lift Cherokee Trail to a league title this year. ...

A Look Ahead At The Centennial League Boys...

Aaron Harris jumps off the season as the No. 2 returner in the state in the long jump....

The Deep Dive For XC, 2018: 5A Girls...

Casting about for a team to pay extra attention to next year? Try Caitlin McConnell and her ...

5A Regions 1 And 2: Thrill Of Victory, Agony of Defeat...

Harrison Scudamore sets out to building a lead he would never relinquish....

2017 Centennial League: Grandview and Cherokee Trail To The Top

Caitlin McConnell extended her run of nice races yesterday with a second at the Centennial L...

A Flurry Of League Meets: #5, The Centennial League...

Chloe Cortes is one of the ones Grandview will be counting on the come through for the team ...

Schadler, Chandler and Desert Vista Prevail At Home...

Here is part 2 of our recap of the many highlights that went down at Desert Twilight....

Who Has The Best Young Team? 5A Girls...

It seems everywhere we turn, we end up seeing green....

Grading 5A Freshman Classes Around The State...

Lukas Haug had a nice freshman debut for Boulder on Friday....

2017 Golden Baton Awards...

Recognizing the top relay schools at the 2017 state meet......

2017 Palmer Terror: The Creek Runs High...

Jordan McCurdy leads the parade to the 800 meter finish line....

Centennial League Boys Depth Analysis...

In a league that graduated a lot of star power last spring, Isaiah Sanford is one of a relat...

Centennial League Girls Depth Analysis...

Fathom, if you can, having the #1 returning 100, 200, and 400 time, plus the #2 TJ mark, in ...

Where Have Girls State Champion Teams Earned Their Points?...

Loveland's Blonde Bombers were responsible for a state title or two won on the basis of spri...

5A Boys State Forecast...

Be sure that these guys have crossed Mountain Vista's mind a time or two in the last week. P...

A Quick Wrap on Regionals, 2016...

Platte Valley's Andrew King won the battle in 3A Region 4, but Cody Jones and Frontier Acade...

5A Region 2 Preview...

This year's emergence of Talon Berta has helped put Central in a position where the Warriors...

2016 Centennial League Meet: Oakley Dominates, Logan's Star ...

James Logan stuns a few folks with a big win at the Centennial League meet. Contributed phot...

In-depth Preview: Metro State/Mountain Vista (high school only)

Hopefully you haven't yet had your fill of Mountain Vista vs. Palmer Ridge, because neither ...

Southwest Region Week in Review...

Highland's girls took a big win, and an even bigger trophy, out of this weekend's Doug Conle...

2016 Dave Sanders Meet Merge: Boys...

Kyle Moran ran well at Dave Sanders, but he and his Cherry Creek teammates just missed a tea...

Colorado Weekend in Review: September 23 and 24...

Emma Willadsen is the first face of the Eaton Red Scourge sweeping across northeastern Color...

2016 Dave Sanders Invitational: Arvada West Stuns Division 1...

Joslin Blair got the win on Friday that got away from her last weekend. Colorado Track XC fi...

In-depth Preview: Dave Sanders Invitational...

Sophia Maeda leads a sharply-improved Mead team this season. They get a larger stage to show...

2016 Arapahoe Warrior Boys Merge...

Rock Canyon took just about everything, including this little individual title showdown betw...

Southwest Region in Review: August 22 - 27 (amended)...

Palmer Ridge, Mountain Vista, and Rock Canyon mixed it up spendidly at the Vista Nation XC 2...

In-depth Cherry Creek Meet Preview...

Vanguard is a 2A program with everything to gain and just about nothing to lose at Friday's ...

Top Teams of the Teens, So Far......

Lyons has an astonishing record of no state finish worse than fourth, boys or girls, since t...

The Colorado Preseason Top Ten 5A Boys Teams...

Rock Canyon has officially arrived as a certifiable contender. Look for this team tearing up...

Counts by School of Individual and Team State Cross Country ...

Alamosa's boys won the school's sixth team title in cross country this fall. Photo by Alan V...

Colorado 5A Region 2 Girls Cross Country Preview...

Any great cross country team has solid depth--Erin Ellington is part of that picture at Gran...

Colorado 5A Region 2 Boys Cross Country Preview...

Bryson Nelson is one of a cadre of Cougars that just might be feisty enough this fall to kno...

Golden Baton Recognition, 2016...

Once again, Eaton finishes the year as one of the state's most powerful relay programs. Phot...

The Centennial League Warms Up for State...

Grandview's Michaela Onyenwere swept the 100 and 200 titles at this weekend's Centennial Lea...

Pomona Beats the Weather in a Close Call...

Thomas Robillard surges out ahead of the 110 hurdles field. Photo by Ben Hershelman....

The Preseason Top Five Teams: 5A Girls...

In being competitive at state, it's usually very much about scoring points in big bundles. R...

10 Questions that Cross Country 2015 Answered...

When it came to deciding the 5A boys individual crown, it all came down to this. Photo by Al...

Colorado's Girls Cross Country Individual Champions...

Long after most former state champions have hung up the spikes, Melody Fairchild is still at...

Around the Southwest Region: Weekend of October 30, 31...

Alex Raichart and Battle Mountain made their case as the top small-school girls team in the ...

5A Girls: Broomfield to the Top!...

With Brie Oakley just out of view, Lauren Gregory attacks the final hill on the state course...

A Hard Look at State: 5A Girls...

Lauren Gregory ran essentially unchallenged to last year's state title. That's not how the s...

10 Questions for State to Answer...

10 questions just begging to be answered......

A Hard Look at State: 5A Boys...

The Arapahoe tandem of Steven Goldy and Mason Brevig will take their whacks at the 5A boys i...

Welo Conquers Field at Overland FR/SO...

Josh Welo gave a promising preview of the future of Chaparral cross country late Monday afte...

Bruins and Warriors Hold Court in Centennial League...

Remaining skeptics, if there were any, were done in by Brie Oakley's 17:32 winning effort at...

League Meet Previews: Centennial...

It's a tough assignment, but can George Rykovich and his Eaglecrest teammates upset either A...

Around the Southwest Region: Weekend of October 9, 10 (open ...

The American Fork girls celebrate a regional title and take aim at state next week. Contribu...

Saucony/Flo 50 Colorado Coaches Poll: October 13...

In what's become a bit of a game of hot potato, the 3A Girls #1 ranking went back to Cecilia...

Southwest Region in Review: Weekend of October 2, 3...

Even down one of their scoring five, Desert Hills was a decisive winner at Desert Twilight. ...

Colorado Weekend in Review: October 2 and 3...

The Pagosa Springs girls were back at it with a dominating win at the Chicken Creek Challeng...

Southwest Region in Review: Weekend of September 25/26...

Will Handley's second-place finish was a key piece in the stunning Timpanogos upset at Bob F...

Saucony/Flo 50 Colorado Week 5 Rankings...

Tiana Bradfield is member #3 of the Peak to Peak freshman class that has the Pumas stalking ...

The Jet Setters of Colorado Cross Country (updated)...

Catherine Liggett broke to a lead early and dominated the gold race at Saturday's Rim Rock C...

Liberty Bell/St. Vrain Girls Merge...

It didn't take Mountain Vista long to find themselves in control of the St. Vrain race and, ...

Colorado Track XC Week 3 Coaches Polls...

At least for the time being, Lamar and Jacob Rogers have firmly ensconced themselves atop th...

Around the Southwest Region: Weekend of September 11-12 (cor...

Ryan Sandoval leads a very good Pecos (NM) team that's been coming in for a lot of small-sch...

5A-Only Scoring: Liberty Bell...

Devon Peterson led Cherry Creek to a convincing DI title, but it was a little less convincin...

Arapahoe and Cherry Creek Secure Team Titles: Liberty Bell D...

Arapahoe gets a decisive 3-4 finish from Steven Goldy and Mason Brevig. Photo by Jeff McCoy.

Merged Colorado Girls Score for Liberty Bell 2015...

In all, 72 complete Colorado girls teams toed the line at Liberty Bell on Friday. Here's how...

The Deepest Programs in the State: Boys...

At this point in the season, Alamosa's Elijah DeLaCerda is the state's only 8-14 runner on h...

Arapahoe Warrior Combined Scoring: Girls...

The varsity race at Arapahoe wasn't the only race with top-tier talent. Photo by Joel Hawkin...

Arapahoe Warrior Catches a Break from the Weather...

Devon Peterson edges Luna Slater at the finish of the Arapahoe girls varsity race. Photo by ...

Only Minor Changes in 5A...

Monarch was the most notable mover off of opening weekend performances....

Coyotes Run Loose at Cherry Creek State Park...

The Monarch boys put a 30-point margin of victory up on host Cherry Creek, leaving something...

Colorado Track XC Coaches Polls: 5A Preseason Rankings...

The names and faces in the 5A preseason polls are familiar names and faces....

10 Questions for Cross Country 2015 to Answer...

Will Tyler Scholl and Quinn McConnell be the big impact freshmen of 2015? Photos by Alan Ver...

NXR-SW Outlook: Colorado Girls...

Devon Peterson is the top returner on a strong, deep, and experienced Cherry Creek squad. Ph...

Centennial League Girls Preview...

Lillian Markusch is an 18-something type on a formidable Cherry Creek roster. Photo by Alan ...

Colter Snares Gatorade Colorado Girls Track and Field Honors

Two individual titles and two state all-time records helped contribute to Jordyn Colter winn...

Making It Look Easier to Win 5A Boys than It Really Is...

In a scene reminiscent of countless meets this spring, Tevin Donnell and Christian Lyon move...

US #1 800 State Records Go Down In Colorado!...

Jordyn Colter's 2:04.56 and Blake Yount's 1:50.59 take down Colorado home soil state records...

5A Thursday Notes...

Zoe Gilbertson won first round of the 100 hurdles, but a more important round awaits her. Ph...

Jordyn Colter 'Soars High,' Crushes Co. Record...

With a little help from prep legend Melody Fairchild, Berkeley-bound star has found her stri...

5A Girls Mid Season Analysis...

It would be difficult to overestimate the impact Ally Watt, Shayna Yon, and Audra Koopman mi...

5A Boys Mid Season Analysis...

Charles Tigner's long jump joins a long list of other things at Fountain-Fort Carson that ar...

5A Girls: Top Performances of the Week...

Broomfield's Regan VanDePol, enjoying a stellar senior year, nabs the top 1600 time of the w...

Colorado Weekend in Review: April 9 - 11...

Sam Hopfe helped Woodland Park to a team title in Salida on Saturday with an individual titl...

The Pomona Panther Roars...

For one day, Blake Yount and Paul Roberts were as close to dead even as it gets. Photo by Le...

Preseason Track and Field Rankings - 5A...

Here it is, your preseason picks for 5A!...

A Glance at Next Year's Leagues: Centennial Boys (corrected)

Arapahoe's Mason Brevig leads a pack down the hill at the one-mile point of the Coronado Cou...

Colorado dreamin' at NXR-SW...

For several of Colorado’s cross country programs, Saturday brings the moment of truth....

NXR-SW girls preview (updated)...

Based on Desert Twilight and overall season performance, Katie Rainsberger looks like the on...

Jordyn Colter: another one packing bags for the West Coast...

After four years as a dominating presence in Colorado track and cross country, Jordyn Colter...

State meet results by returning runners: 5A girls teams...

There are reasons for everything, and Athena Kuehn is one likely reason Pine Creek is not go...

Southwest Region in review: October 19 - 25...

The Palmer Ridge boys, fresh off of running what was arguably the best boys race of the Colo...

Role reversal...

When you lay out all the factors leading to Fort Collins' stunning 5A girls title, possi...

Southwest Region in review: October 12 - 18...

It could very easily be that the Rio Rancho girls end up as the youngest team on the NXR-SW ...

5A State analysis...

Do you like showdowns? They don't come prepackaged much better than this one. Photos by ...

Regional redux: large schools...

When it came down to the final battle for third in 5A Region 3, Karina Mann, Cami Kennedy, a...

Southwest Region Rankings - October 15...

The Desert Vista girls and the American Fork boys remain at the top of the SW rankings b...

Southwest region rankings, October 15...

American Fork and Desert Vista retain their top spots in the rankings, but some recent meets...

5A Region 2 girls preview...

When Jordyn Colter has been out of the lineup this fall, Devon Peterson has taken over the r...

Ending the season well...

Caleb Randolph enjoyed what may have been the most dominating performance of the day, winnin...

Double the fun for the Bruins...

Blake Yount opens a big, wet lead at the Centennial League Championships. Photo by Bill Mill...

Centennial League start lists...

With a faster course and a league meet title on the line, this might be an opportune time to...

Southwest Region in review: September 29 - October 4...

While Desert Vista was dominating down in Arizona, Monarch and Cherry Creek were renewing th...

September 29 - October 4 in review: large schools...

Wearing lucky #13, Katie Rainsberger crosses the Desert Twilight finish line just ahead of l...

First takes on the weekend...

Estes Park's Dylan Zurfluh took second in the Patriot League boys race, helping to lead ...

Southwest Region in review: September 22 - 27...

It was difficult to miss the Albuquerque Academy presence at the front of their own invitati...

Southwest region rankings, September 30...

The last couple weeks of meets have altered the outlook of our panel a little....

September 22 - 27 in review: large schools...

Aubrey Till cruises to a win at her home invitational on Thursday. Photo by Joel Hawkins....

Dave Sanders preview...

Lauren Ogg's big win at Liberty Bell marks her as a competitor of no small interest at D...

The last major week of invitationals...

Chris King and his Dakota Ridge teammates will be among the masses at the Dave Sanders Invit...

Large schools in review: September 14 - 20 (updated)...

Jenna McCaffrey leaves the field in her wake at the RE-1J meet. Photo by Renee Haip....

Who has the best second team in the state? Boys version....

Meet the Mountain Vista B team, best B team in the state. Photo by Mark Obernesser....

Who's #1? Girls Teams (9/18)...

After almost a month of XC action, there are some shakeups in the Saucony Flo50 team ranking...

Southwest Region in review: September 8 - 14...

Holly Bent led a storm of Monarch Coyotes to the Liberty Bell finish line on Friday. Photo b...

Liberty Bell 2014 preview (updated)...

As you start thinking of out-of-state entries who have the potential to snare a Liberty Bell...

Southwest Region in review: September 1 - 7 (updated)...

Most of New Mexico's top teams saw their first action at this weekend's UNM Lobo Inv...

Large schools in review: September 4 - 6 (updated)...

Paxton Smith and Tyler Matzke get most of the ink, but it's guys like Addison Hellier wh...

A power shift in Colorado: US #11 Cherry Creek takes down US...

In a battle between two US top 15 ranked teams from the state of Colorado, the US #11 ranked...

Experience of Joseph, Gregory pays off at Cherry Creek...

Joshua Joseph bided his time early, then buried the field for a winning margin of 31 seconds...

Cherry Creek Invitational start lists...

Heritage's Richard Weigang ran well in the opener at the Cheyenne Mountain Stampede and ...

5A rankings, September 2...

As you may have expected, this last week's action produced a few changes in the rankings...

Southwest region rankings, September 2...

With meets having started now in every state except Arizona, the rankings have begun to shuf...

US #9 Rainsberger & NXN top 20 finisher Alhamra tops in Colo...

US #9 ranked Katie Rainsberger and 2013 NXN top 20 finisher Zachary Alhamra showed why they ...

Southwest Region in review: August 25 - 30...

Each year, one of the greatest spectacles in cross country in the entire Southwest region is...

Weathering the Arapahoe Warrior Invitational...

Zachary Alhamra and Eric Hamer share the burden of leadership midway through the race, but A...

Amped up for Arapahoe!...

Cerake Geberkidane won't be around to run this year's Arapahoe Warrior Invitational,...

5A Preseason Poll...

Check out who our panel of coaches picked as the top ten teams in the state!...

5A Girls season preview...

If you recall this scene from this year's 5A state 1600, you understand why Megan Mooney...

5A Girls by 1600 and 3200 times...

If you're looking for Monarch to claim their fourth consecutive 5A girls state title, yo...

Top 25 Fastest Returning Girls XC Teams in NXN Southwest Region

A list of the top 25 fastest returning girls cross country teams within the states of the NX...

5A Region 2 girls preview: Creek's best team ever?...

If you're looking for the most dangerous runner in the region who may not already be on ...

A first look at NXR-SW girls...

Many of the early leaders of last year's field have graduated, but that doesn't tran...

5A Region 2 boys preview...

Cherokee Trail's Duncan Barnhill enjoyed a promising junior year and figures to be leadi...

5A boys for 2015...

Expect Bear Creek's Olabisi Johnson to figure prominently in at least a couple of 5A boy...

A brief history of the 5A boys 4x800...

Chaparral enjoys something of a history of being out in front of the 5A boys 4x800. Photo by...

Friday notes: 5A...

Cerake Geberkidane and Blake Yount battled for the entire last 300 meters of the 5A boys 800...

5A girls, take two...

The lay of the landscape has changed a little since the last time we visited 5A girls. This ...

5A boys, take two...

If you like showdowns, and especially relay showdowns, you should be liking the possibilitie...

Week in review: April 26 - May 3...

Gateway's Mike Ware introduced himself to the Highlands Ranch Memorial crowd with a big ...

5A Boys...

In theory, 5A boys is as good as boys track and field gets in Colorado. And, there’s nothi...

Storming the rankings at the Stutler Bowl...

Brynell Yount had big performances in the 4x800 and 400, but she had plenty of company as a ...

5A Girls...

Colorado Track XC takes an early shot at identifying the top five 5A girls teams....

The rest of week two......

Lutheran's relays created a stir in Fort Morgan last weekend. This weekend they show up ...

Trouble Bruin: Cherry Creek girls...

One thing Cherry Creek is not short of is athletes who can score points in bundles. Megan Mc...

Girls 2A, 3A, 4A, and 5A cross country for 2014...

The Cougars most likely to pounce on a state title in 2014 may not be from Niwot, Evergreen,...

The great debates of 2013...

The 5A boys state title all came down to this. Colorado Track XC file photo....

Centennial League Boys in 2014 (corrected)...

Steven Goldy is one of a phalanx of highly talented sophomores who will come back as older a...

Centennial League Girls in 2014...

With Emily Wolff graduating in the spring, Mandee Middleton is next in line to take over the...

Closing out October in the Southwest...

The Wednesday afternoon crowds lining Utah's state meet course are the stuff of legend. ...

Southwest Rankings, October 30...

Monarch's girls made a serious run at Davis for the region's #1 girls slot in this w...

Monarchs of a lofty domain...

Ashley Litoff crosses the creek with barely a splash to lead the Monarch Coyotes home in a d...

10 questions for state cross country 2013 to answer...

The top two questions for this year focus on the top two runners for the season so far--Elis...

State Previews: 5A Boys...

Connor Weaver and Zachary Alhamra battled for a long time at last Thursday's regional ra...

Southwest Region Week in Review: October 13 - 19...

The biggest meet in the region last week? Hands down, that would be the Rio Rancho Jamboree....

Saucony Elite 50 Team Girls Rankings Week 6...

Conference, District, Regional and State meets are upon us and teams will begin resting up t...

State Previews: 5A Girls...

As they were at Pat Amato, Emma Gee, Kaitlyn Benner, Ashley Litoff, and Claire Green figure ...

Cherry Creek (X2), Arapahoe, and Dakota Ridge Claim Regional...

Emily Wolff left everyone behind in route to the 5A Region 1 girls title. Photo by Michele B...

Saucony Elite 50 Team Girls Rankings Week 5...

Simi Valley (CA) showed up big at the Clovis Invitational, winning with 60 points and the 6t...

Southwest Region Rankings, October 15...

Lauren Gregory leads her #3 ranked Fort Collins teammates to a dominating win at Friday'...

Around the Southwest in 20 Minutes: Weekend of October 11/12

If you are looking for the eventual winners of the Albuquerque Metro Championships, they are...

One final fling for the underclassmen...

Laurette Selleck completes a dominating second half of the freshman girls race. Photo by Ala...

Week in review, the rest of the story...

You've heard about Josh Davis, but it Lamar wins a state title, it will be on account of...

Southwest Region in Review: October Heat...

One of the bigger pieces of news out of Colorado this weekend was the return to action of Ba...

Saucony Elite 50 Team Girls Rankings Week 4...

It was a quiet week on the team front, but there were still a few fireworks on display....

League Meet Frenzy!...

If you were figuring on the Arvada West girls rolling over and playing dead for the Jeffco 5...

Week in Review: Friday/Saturday Meets...

I was almost dead certain that Mountain Range's colors were Columbia blue and black (jus...

Around the Region in 20 Minutes, Closing out September (Upda...

There were some serious rumblings across the Southwest region last weekend. We'll try he...

Southwest Region Rankings, October 2...

Albuquerque Academy's meandering on-campus course was the site of the top action in New ...

Saucony Elite 50 Team Girls Rankings Week 3...

Down goes the empire! At least for now... The girls from Unionville were absolutely unstoppa...

Minnesota Well-Represented in Griak Races...

Minnesota athletes were very successful in the various high school races at the Griak Meet h...

Colorado Week in Review: Travel Weekend Special (Updated)...

Elise Cranny wins the Rocky Mountain Shootout on Saturday. Photo by Rick Wilson....

Around the Southwest Region in 20 Minutes (September 20/21)...

Pine Creek's Sered sisters keep a steady pace at the Coronado Cougar Classic, while Thun...

A Weekend of Cross Country Itching to Get Off the Starting Line

As weekends of cross country go, it doesn't figure to get much better than this weekend....

What Happened this Weekend?...

Dismiss it as coincidence or ignore it if you must, but for many of us, the exceptional roun...

John Martin, Making Up for Liberty Bell's Lost Opportunities

Cherry Creek and Fort Collins celebrate a 2-1 finish at John Martin, reversing their order o...

Southwest Rankings, September 17...

It's a familiar face, but an unfamiliar singlet, for Colorado fans of cross country. Lon...

The Meet That Rivets National Attention...

Although Liberty Bell has a regional and national reputation for speed, it isn't necessa...

Around the SW in 20 Minutes: September 1 - 7...

The Monarch girls got out strong at St. Vrain... and finished even stronger. Photo by Alan V...

Colorado Week in Review: September 1 - 7...

Carson Hume and Eric Hamer went quickly to the front of the Joe Vigil high school boys race-...

Three Big Meets...

One thing you can count on for the first half mile or so at St. Vrain is a mass of humanity....

Southwest Region Rankings...

Connor McMillan ran the second-fastest time ever at the American Fork Grass Relays and helpe...

Around the Southwest Region in 20 Minutes (Labor Day Weekend...

Daniel Book leads a strong Cherry Creek team at the Cheyenne Mountain Stampede. Photo by Ala...

A Tale of Two Meets...

Pomona's Marcel Laguera set the tone for his season by dominating the 5A boys field. Pho...

Almost Time to Stampede!...

Through the barns (optional) and into the creek (non-optional) you go... Colorado Track XC f...

Southwest Region Preseason Rankings...

You may remember this group of girls that hammered from the front end of last year's NXR...

Sizing Up the Regions: 5A Region 2...

Cherry Creek's boys are loaded this fall, and Shane Rhodes is the Bruins' top return...

Top Highlights of Outdoor 2013...

Ana Holland and Valarie Allman had some fun with the Colorado record books this spring. Colo...

NXR-SW 2013 Girls Preseason Preview...

Lucy Biles and Sydney Badger battled at Great Southwest in June. They figure to meet again a...

Colorado's Cross Country Regions: South Denver Metro...

Cross country at the Legend Cross Fest includes a lot of country. Colorado Track XC file photo.

Cross Country Team Depth Report: Boys 1600 Times...

Daniel Book's strength at middle distances gives Cherry Creek a big boost in the 1600 an...

5A Boys XC 2013...

Jose Garcia and Joshua Joseph are two key elements in a Thornton team that has some potentia...

5A Boys 2014...

Tevin Donnell and his Fountain-Fort Carson teammates saw a potential state title elude them ...

5A Girls 2014...

Shayna Yon figures to be one of the most dangerous athletes in 5A next spring. Photo by Alan...

The Golden Baton Awards...

Devan Foster starts the anchor leg of the 5A girls 4x800 a step ahead of Devynn Miller. Phot...

5A Boys: A Mountain Conquered...

Brandon Singleton takes the lead on the final straight and clinches CT's first 5A state ...

5A Girls: Rain Falls on a Dry Land...

Ashley Miller contributed to the Cherry Creek state championship with eight points in the 10...

Friday 5A Shapshot...

Jordyn Colter rolls off the final turn of the 800 ahead of Arapahoe's Devan Foster. Phot...

5A Friday Snapshot...

Photo coming soon to this space....

A Quick Glance at Day One: 5A...

Erin Hooker surges past Jordyn Colter on the final lap. Photo by Jeff McCoy....

State Prognosticating: 5A Girls...

In some respects, sprinter Emily Romo is the forgotten Bruin, but a very important part of t...

League Meets Complete!...

Gabby Pajak and Toni Stoll, Pagosa's dynamic duo--between them, they accounted for 72 po...

State Prognosticating: 5A Boys...

Dakota Leazer, a state hurdle champion two years ago as a sophomore, is central to Fountain-...

Liberty Bell Boys Highlights...

Gateway's Devundrick Walker takes an early leading en route to winning in a loaded 800 m...

Colorado Week in Review: April 14 - 20...

Elise Cranny completes her record-setting 1600 with nobody in sight. Photo by Ashley Green....

5A Girls at Spring Break: As Close as You Please...

Poudre's Carly Paul still high jumps, but she's making big inroads into other events...

5A Boys at Spring Break: Turbulence Ahead...

Caleb Seeton joins Ryan Rogers to give Fort Collins a top-tier pair of hurdlers. Will they b...

Track Previews: 5A Boys...

Based on marks from last spring, Castle View's Tanner Townsend projects as the top scori...

5A Girls 2013: More of Monarch, Fort Collins?...

With girls like Devynn Miller rising through the ranks, it's tough to see much of a let-...

5A Boys 2013: A Crowd at the Top...

Dakota Ridge seems to be a team perpetually on the cusp on greatness. Can Carson Hume and co...

NXR-SW Weekend in Review: October 26/27...

The pieces are largely interchangeable on Monarch's varsity seven. On Saturday, it was E...

A Closer Look at the Teams: 5A...

Luke Sheesley and Ben Ervin are two stalwarts on a Fort Collins team that has become much be...

NXR-SW in Review; Week of October 14 - 20...

Tori Parkinson was the top finisher on a Mountain Crest team that stunned the world of 4A cr...

One Huge Day at the Races...

The pack behind Jordyn Colter was pretty tight until Erin Norton (right) broke free. Photo b...

Regional Glances: 5A Region 2...

Presumably, any underlayer issues evident in this photo will be fixed in time for regionals ...

NXR-SW Rankings: October 16...

  With the Utah season nearly done and the Colorado season heading into regionals, here...

NXR-SW Weekend in Review: October 12/13...

Once again, we hit the road across the Great Southwest. Really big and meaningful meets were...

League Week in Review...

Rachael Chacko gets a little encouragement from Coach Jeff Bliven as she goes by at the Cent...

Championship Season Previews: 5A Girls...

Elissa Mann and Claire Green are two of Monarch's seven girls who've run below 19:00...

Championship Season Previews: 5A Boys...

Clayson Shumway had the lead over Alec Brudzinski as they passed by the camera on Friday eve...

Week in Review: Feels Like Fall...

Several of the left. the race's top finishers can be identified at the front of the pack...

Weekend in Review: Ready, Set, Exhale...

Isabelle Kennedy was the star of the show running in her high school's own backyard. Pho...

NXR-SW: Around the Region in 20 Minutes, September 30...

The Los Alamos, New Mexico, boys stunned the field at the Desert Twilight Sweepstakes race o...

NXR-SW Week in Review: A Low-Impact Weekend...

Five meters or so into Saturday's Cleveland XC Invitational in New Mexico. Photo by Gary...

5A: Where We Stand...

Alec Brudzinski is part of a very solid lead pack for Cherry Creek's Bruins. Photo by Al...

Over Hill, Over Dale, As We Hit the Dusty Trail...

Paul Roberts took it to a lot of upperclassmen from larger schools, winning his second meet ...

NXR-SW Rankings: September 6...

Kyle Lund leads a Fairview team that is rapidly rising the ladder of NXR-SW boys rankings. P...

NXR-SW Week In Review: Labor Day Weekend (updated)...

Luis Martinez was on fire under the Albuquerque full moon on Friday night, but Los Alamos to...

After the Stampede...

Clayson Shumway awakens a few echoes out of Liberty's storied past by winning the Cheyen...

5A Girls: The Colorado Track XC Preseason Top 5...

Kaitlyn Benner personified the quality of consistency for Monarch last fall. Colorado Track ...

5A Boys: The Colorado Track XC Preseason Top 5...

Danny Vavrik leads a very strong Arapahoe team into the fall season. Photo by Paul Jaeger....

Cherry Creek Boys: Bruin Doins...

Shane Rhodes is one of several talented Bruins returning who figure to make Cherry Creek a f...

Looking Ahead to 2013: 5A Girls...

Devan Foster had enough left in the state 800 to overtake Kaela Edwards for the win. Will sh...

Looking Ahead to 2013: 5A Boys...

Cherry Creek's Daniel Book may have been the surprise of the 2012 outdoor season, and he...

Cross Country: Dynasties in Danger...

Up until about mid way through the state race, 2A girls cross country was all about Nederlan...

Golden Baton Award Winners...

Loveland's Taylor Buschy ran down Littleton in Friday's SMR8, just one of five impre...

Thursday Recap: 4A/5A...

Griffin Hay celebrates a stunning come-from-behind victory in the 5A 3200. Photo by David Pr...

5A Boys: The Rich Get Richer...

Expect to see more of Raymond Bozmans coming off the 200 meter turn at state. Photo by Ashle...

5A Girls: A Repeat in the Works?...

In addition to having the best relays in the state, Loveland also boasts Kaylee Packham'...

Colorado Is Open for (Track) Business!...

Pueblo South's Angelique Urenda takes it over the bar at 5-3. Photo by Paul Jaeger....

Ruminations on the Outdoor Season Ahead...

If you like seeing what speedsters like Emily Romo are doing this winter, you'll love wh...

NXN-SW Rankings, November 3...

Three of the top four girls finishers from last year's NXN-SW championship race are back...

Colter's Redemption; Monarch's Destiny...

By the second ascent of Powerline Climb, Jordyn Colter had made it clear that it was her rac...

What to Look for at the 5A State Meet...

Several of the teams on this regional starting line will be back in action this week at stat...

Regional Week in Review...

Despite a little lead bike misdirection, Kirk Webb recovered for the win at 5A Region 3, fol...

Staring Down the NXN-SW Fields...

Jeff Abbey leads the Fort Collins finishers at the Front Range Conference meet just over a w...

Week 6 in Review...

A lone runner (who may be Evan Fortney--the form looks like his--but I'm not certain abo...

NXN-SW Rankings, October 6...

Last year, Luis Martinez finished 55th at NXN-SW. Don't look for a repeat of that finish...

NXN-SW, The Week in Review...

When you start looking at the top talent in Arizona, it's hard to miss Carter Macey and ...

Week 4 in Review...

Fruita Monument's Kyler Brown made the four-hour trip over from west of Grand Junction t...

NXN-SW Rankings, September 21...

Shea Martinez, Sarah Feeney, and Summer Harper work the front of the pack at the Murray Invi...

NXN-SW, The Week in Review...

Although it's way too early to make hard predictions about who will get bids to the NXN-...

Colter, Carney Win Big at Cherry Creek (Updated)...

It was Jordyn Colter's first win as a Cherry Creek Bruin, but we've stopped counting...

A Taste of Home Cooking (5A)...

For most of the boys on this start line, this was the beginning of the competitive season fo...

Colorado Track XC's 5A Top Five Teams...

Colleen Koenig is back as Arapahoe's top returning runners, and there's been a lot o...

Scouting South Denver Metro...

Jesus Herrera and Jen Lehr both had the kind of seasons last fall that make you eager to see...

NXN-SW 2011 Girls Pre-Season Preview (Updated)...

Taylor Floming returns to help key another very strong Monarch team this fall. Photo by Alan...

The Best of Cross Country: 2010, Part II...

Andrew Walton came on strong for Mountain Vista this fall, strong enough to be named the Col...

Post-Season Analysis: 5A Boys...

Danny Carney, shown here battling Will Kincaid for the lead late in the 5A state race, will ...

Post-Season Analysis: 5A Girls...

Emily Wolff had a great freshman campaign for Arapahoe. Continued success in her sophomore s...

Regional Notes (Complete)...

Kirk Webb leads Monarch's boys to a regional title and into the state meet. Photo by Jeff Mc...

Centennial League Showdowns...

Arapahoe (left) got out to a strong start, but Smoky Hill (right) prevailed in the end. Phot...

Week in Review: September's Final Hurrah...

Action from this weekend's Glenwood Springs Invitational, where Durango ran away with the gi...

The New Order of Things...

Columbine's Will Kincaid made it look easy at the Lori Fitzgerald Memorial. Photo by Alan Ve...

Cross Country Previews: 5A Boys...

High among the teams to watch for in 5A boys this year is Dakota Ridge. Austin Appel leads t...

5A Boys: A Long Time Coming...

Brandon Parson's victory in the 400 meters was one of several essential elements in Fountain...

5A Girls: Relentless......

Although Loveland's 4x400 would eventually bow to Littleton, it was Loveland's relays that g...

First Impressions: League and Regional Meets...

It was fun and games last week as Adam Sinda offered up a little impromptu celebration at th...

If the State Meet Were Held Today, Part II: 5A Boys & Girls...

A strong set of relays, coupled with considerable individual talent, makes Fountain-Fort Car...

Arizona Boys Tear It Up In the 3200 at Arcadia...

 Photo from left: Sherod Hardt, Brian Shrader and Steve Magnuson all go under 9 minutes in ...

If the State Meet Were Held Today... 5A Girls...

Jenna Adams is well on her way to defending last year's state pole vault title. Colorado Tra...

Walter Schafer; Places 2nd At USATF Junior Cross Country Cha...

 Photo by Victah Sailor....

Trevor Dunbar Wins USATF Cross Country Championships...

Photo by Victah Sailor....

The Best of 2009...

 A quick little tour of the best of cross country and track and field in Colorado for the y...

State Cross Country by the Numbers...

Unlike some other competitors at this weekend's state meet, Ty Williams gained some experien...

State Cross Country by the Numbers...

Unlike some other competitors at this weekend's state meet, Ty Williams gained some experien...

NXN-SW Update, Weekend of October 24...

The title of fastest girl in Utah belongs, this year,  to Gilian Gorelik of Park City. Phot...

Regional Weekend Recap...

Jordan Montera of Pueblo West battles Chad Palmer of Alamosa for position in the final quart...

NXN-SW Update, Weekend of October 17...

Scott Fauble (Wheat Ridge), David Perry (Niwot), Connor Winter (Arapahoe), and Dusty Solis (...

Colorado Week in Review, Week #7...

Still undefeated on the season, Boulder's Kelsey Lakowske posted a huge win at the Front Ran...

Colorado Week in Review, Week #6...

Chris Zirkle, after finishing fourth at the Chris Severy Invitational, will be counted on to...

NXN SW Update, Weekend of October 10...

The Scourge of Utah - the American Fork boys. Contributed Photo....

Week Five Coaches Poll...

An interesting phenomenon this week--every girls #1 team is a unanimous pick. Only Rocky For...

NXN SW Update, Weekend of September 26...

Sierra Lutheran's Wade Meddles, shown here at last year's NXN SW meet, had the NXN SW perfor...

Colorado Week in Review, Week #4...

Coronado's Dusty Solis and Arapahoe's Connor Winter break away from the pack at Thursday's C...

NXN SW Update, Weekend of September 5...

The NXN SW 2008 boys championship race at one mile. Photo by Alan Versaw.  ...

Thoughts on Opening Weekend...

Get used to the faces you see at the front of this pack. They'll be causing trouble for othe...

Cross Country Previews 2009: 5A Girls...

You can figure on finding Sam Lewis, Rachel Viger, and Kelsey Lakowske at the front of the p...

Cross Country Previews 2009: 5A Boys...

Cherokee Trail, led by Alex Dillenbeck, returns a strong cast this fall. Photo by Alan Versa...

Colorado Track XC Cup: Final 08-09 Standings...

The school year is over, and the final results are in. Check and see how your school did!...

5A Girls by the Fives...

Sophomore Eleanor Fulton just may have climbed to the top of the pile among a very solid gro...

Colorado Track XC Cup: Winter Sports Results In...

Cherry Creek clings to a narrow lead in 5A, while Broomfield surges to the top in 4A....

March Statements...

Fountain-Fort Carson's 4 X 400 team has spent a lot of time running alone already this sprin...

Colorado Track XC Cup Standings...

The standings are compiled through all fall sports and spirit competitions. Check to see whe...

A tribute to the fifth runner...

Without a lights-out performance from sophomore Josh Simkins, TCA goes home with second plac...

State Cross Country Recap...

Coming off the hill at 1.8 miles, Walter Schafer and Evan Appel hold a small lead over Bobby...

Handicapping the 5A boys race...

Evan Appel finishes first at the Jefferson County League Championships last week (photo cour...

Early (league) results trickling in...

At a meet where most competitors were running okay, but not spectacular, times, Joseph DeMoo...

John Martin Invitational in review...

Ashlee Smalley of Greeley West (photo by Ken Regan) heads for the finish in the Division 2 r...

This Week's Featured Meet: The John Martin Invitational...

Green Mountain's Andi Carpenter (above, photo contributed by Clint Boston), one of the athle...

Nicolls v. Appel Round 1: Nation's Best Square Off in Early ...

It's rare to see such a great early season match-up take place, but that's what happened Thu...

Colorado Runners announces the All-Sports School Championshi...

Of course you've wondered which schools rank highest in the state when you combine all sport...

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