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 Girls 4x400 Teams Of The Past Decade...

Valor Christian's 3:41.89 is a clear four seconds ahead of everyone....

Colorado 5A Girls Meet of the Decade...

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

Colorado 5A Boys Meet of the Decade...

Raymond Bozmans was, and remains, in a league of his own as a sprinter....

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

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

WATCH: Fort Collins And Arapahoe Battle For 4x4 State Title...

Spoiler Alert: this one goes down to 1/100 of a second... ...

Fastest 15 Boys Teams Of The Decade...

Dakota Ridge and Mountain Vista collectively own six of the Top 10 fastest team averages of ...

Fastest 15 Girls Teams Of The Decade...

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

Colorado NXR-Southwest Boys PowerMerge...

How did Colorado stack up against Colorado?...

The Fastest 5A Teams In The State...

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

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....

Rampage Set For The Desert Under The Stars...

This might be the best boys' field that we've ever seen at Desert Twilight. Check out our r...

Desert Twilight By The Numbers...

The biggest race of the season is tomorrow and needless to say we're pumped for the action l...

NXR Southwest Regional Poll: Sept. 20...

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

An Early Look At Team Scores For The NXN Southwest Region...

The NXN Southwest region looks to be one of the strongest in 2019. ...

Week 3 Coaches Poll: University Makes The Jump...

Nick Thomas led University to the top spot in 3A this week....

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 Boys Teams In The State...

Mountain Vista returns the fastest squad from 2018....

The Dark Horse: Boys 5A Pre-Season...

Gus McIntyre is one of a few runners with big-time potential this fall....

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

Cole Sprout vs the Lead Bikes - now there's a challenge!...

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

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

Week 8 Coaches Poll: Boys...

Fort Collins and Fairvew are battling for the middle spots of 5A heading into the final week...

Throwdown In Thornton...

Emily Beckner picked up the first big win of her high school career....

A Look Ahead At Front Range League Girls...

Boulder's Lauren Neugeboren returns as the one of the best milers in the state. She'll be a...

A Look Ahead At Front Range League Boys...

The good news for Monarch is that half of this twosome is back this spring. The bad news is ...

Colorado's Largest Delegation Ever Heads To NXN...

Battle Mountain's girls pulled off a stunner in Casa Grande. Can they revive the magic in Po...

A History of Colorado at NXN...

Brie Oakley dominated the field in 2016, running to the largest-ever margin of victory at NX...

Regional Forecasts: 5A Region 4 (updated)...

If you haven't thought of Julia Schlepp as a possible winner of the regional girls crown, yo...

Around The Southwest Region, Weekend of September 28 - 30...

New Mexico's Kashon Harrison barely outdueled Colorado's Cole Sprout in the cool of the Ariz...

2017 Thornton Invitational: Laramie Goes Big...

The Colorado guys chased hard, but ultimately Laramie won the battle and the war....

One Day Left To The Thornton Invitational, 2017...

Something will have to give on Friday when Aubrey Frentheway, last year's Thornton Invite ch...

Colorado Week in Review: September 18 - 23...

I don't have any results from the meet to share with you, but I do know Center honored the m...

The Top 10 5A Boys Teams...

Charlie Perry steps into a new role as team leader at Monarch, but it's a role he's well-gro...

Fort Collins Boys XC, 2017...

It looks to be Joshua Krafsur's turn to lead at Fort Collins High School this fall....

Lords And Ladies Of The Leap...

Drew Ellis was a key element in propelling Pawnee to the 1A Lords and Ladies of the Leap crown.

Royalty Of The Rings...

Sydnie Main and her Meeker teammates beat down the 2A competition in the throws with depth, ...

5A Boys, 2018...

On a long list of very good 300 hurdlers at Fountain-Fort Carson, it's plausible that Jason ...

Colorado State T&F 2017: Things Are Grand At Grandview...

Michaela Onyenwere was an enormous difference maker for Grandview all weekend long....

5A Girls: The Deep Dive...

Fort Collins will need a big weekend out of their sprinters if they are to repeat as state c...

Where Do Things Stand Now? 5A Girls...

Big state meets from these two would go a long way toward locking down another Fort Collins ...

2017 Runners Roost of FoCo: The Lambkins Sweep At Home...

Jasmine Chesson and Audra Koopman got a nice early start on a big Fort Collins day in the 10...

Week 3 Report Card: 5A Girls...

Last year, Fort Collins won a state title with Lauren Gregory functioning at less than 100%....

A Quick Pass Over Tuesday's Meet Results...

Weston Donati-Leach kept one of the state's longest sub-2 800 meter strings alive on Tuesday...

A Long, Hard Look at 5A Girls...

Emma Dern's throws are one big reason Fort Collins has a solid shot at repeating this spring...

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...

Front Range League Boys Depth Analysis...

Micaylon Moore made it to State as a freshman last year. Expect more from him this year....

Best Girls Teams All-Time At Nike Cross Nationals...

The best girls programs in the history of Nike Cross Nationals taking the top 7 runners' per...

NXN Southwest Regional All-Time Lists...

We go back and take a look at the top 500 times run at the NXN Southwest Regional's meet his...

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 4 Preview...

Jeremy Harms and Poudre are aiming at a state meet berth as the cap on a successful season. ...

Southwest Region Week in Review: October 9 - 15...

Broomfield's girls packed it up, ran relaxed, and still came away with the Front Range Leagu...

2016 Front Range League: Ko, Gregory Enjoy Senior Moments...

With about a mile to go, the race will still up for grabs, but the remaining contenders had ...

Around the Southwest Region: September 26 - October 1 (updated)

The Desert Vista girls stuck together nicely early at Desert Twilight and ended up as decisi...

2016 Metro State/Mountain Vista Inv: Broomfield and Palmer R...

Ivy Gonzales ended up second, but still contributed in an enormous way to a tiny margin of v...

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 ...

Mid Season Exam: 5A Boys...

Monarch has found themselves tightly bunched toward the front of a lot of races this fall. P...

Southwest Region Week in Review...

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

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

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

In-depth Preview: Liberty Bell Invitational...

As story lines go, they don't get much bigger than Brie Oakley vs. Lauren Gregory. Photos by...

Southwest Region in Review: September 1 - 3...

While we've been waiting to see the real Mountain Vista team, Monarch gave some proof they w...

Colorado Weekend in Review: September 1 - 3...

The view from second place at the Battle Mountain Invitational. Contributed photo....

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...

Colorado Weekend in Review: August 25 - 27 (corrected)...

With the finish line directly ahead and all the green behind him, Chris Theodore takes a qui...

Cherry Creek Team Scoring Merging All Races...

What would the scoring for the Cherry Creek Steve Lohman meet have been like if guys like Ja...

In-depth Cherry Creek Meet Preview...

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

Saucony Flo50 Southwest Region Preseason Rankings...

Preseason rankings are here for the Southwest Region!...

Counts of Sub-19 Girls XC by Schools...

Erin Hooker is part of a long line of sub-19 types who have plied their trade at Fort Collin...

Counts of Sub-16 Boys XC by Schools...

Tait Rutherford is one of 12 Fort Collins High School boys to break the 16-minute barrier fo...

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 4 Boys Cross Country Preview...

Josh Krafsur is the top returning finisher at state for Fort Collins this year, as the Lambk...

What School Wins an All-Class Freshman Boys State Meet?...

Crowley County's Lane Walter started out the season at the top of the freshman class discus ...

A Glance Ahead to 2017: 5A Girls...

Gabriella McDonald is arguably the top returning thrower in 5A, and Rocky Mountain is very m...

5A Girls: The Fort Collins Phoenix...

Becca Schulte takes over Friday's 800 entering the final turn. Photo by Alan Versaw....

5A Thursday Notes...

Brie Oakley reintroduced lapping runners to the 5A 3200 en route to a new classification rec...

State Meet Analysis: 5A...

Just when we thought that we might go a couple years without blazing, top-end sprint speed, ...

Fort Collins Sprinters and Jumpers Enjoy a Weekend at the Ex...

Becca Schulte is the Front Range League 200 and 400 meter champion for 2016. Colorado Track ...

Henry Raymond Sets Tone for Day 1 of Front Range League...

Henry Raymond's 9:22 in the 3200 went to the top of the 5A charts and to #2 overall on the s...

5A Girls Mid Season Depth Analysis...

Haley Rogers is one of the individuals Cherokee Trail will be counting on for a big state me...

5A Boys Mid Season Depth Analysis...

If Fort Collins is to prevail this spring, much will rest on the shoulders of hurdler Thomas...

A Rising Star Among Meets: the Stutler Bowl Twilight...

Brandon Pappas is doing very well with late-hour 800s this season, winning last night's Stut...

April's Top Five Teams: 5A Boys...

Jack Davidson has been a huge surprise for Regis Jesuit this spring, emerging almost out of ...

A Glance at the Runners Roost of Fort Collins...

McKenna Ramsay's 2:21.47 won the 800 on Friday by just over a second. Colorado Track XC file...

What Did the First Meet of the Season Show Us?...

Marcus Quere wasted no time becoming Colorado's first sub-2 800 of 2016. Colorado Track XC f...

An Early Glance at Track & Field Depth: Front Range League Boys

According to last year's times, Jordan Xiong is the fastest guy in the Front Range League, b...

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

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

12 Days of Track and Field Trivia: Day Nine...

It helps to pile up the places in sprint events when you can put four guys into the finals o...

An Early Glance at Track & Field Depth: Front Range League G...

In Jasmine Chesson and Becca Sculte, Fort Collins could have the most potent pair of 400s in...

A History of Colorado at NXN...

Dart Schwaderer was the first Colorado boy to qualify to NXN as an individual. Colorado Trac...

Colorado's Boys Cross Country Individual State Champions...

Joseph Manilafasha, a two-time state champion and one of the best the state has ever seen. C...

Colorado's Girls Cross Country Individual Champions...

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

State Through the Lens of Jeff McCoy...

Mae Anderson finds her race face back after a slip exiting the creek. Photo by Jeff McCoy....

5A Boys: All It Was Supposed to Be, with a Bonus...

Isaac Green puts his head down and pushes past Jake Mitchem for the 5A Boys crown. Photo by ...

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...

Rain and Slop Fail to Deter 5A Region 4...

Megan Mooney not only earned a second-place finish, but also helped her Horizon team to qual...

Around the Southwest Region: Weekend of October 16, 17...

Broomfield's girls used a powerful presence toward the front of the race to dominate Colorad...

Front Range League Meet Delivers the Goods...

Henry Raymond continued a strong late-season run with a winning effort of 15:48 at the Front...

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. ...

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...

Boys Merged Scoring for Dave Sanders...

In case you missed it, I believe this Arvada West team sent a message at Dave Sanders on Fri...

Competition Matches Temperature at Dave Sanders...

Harley Morgan's 7th-place finish led Vanguard to first-place honors in the Dave Sanders Divi...

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...

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 Boys Score for Liberty Bell 2015...

What happens when you put all the Colorado teams together and score them as if it was a sing...

Colorado Week in Review: September 2 - 5...

In a long list of strong small-school performances this weekend, Salida's second-place perfo...

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....

NXR-SW Outlook: Colorado Boys...

Paxton Smith enters his senior season as the leader of Vista Nation, and it promises to be a...

Front Range Boys Preview: Fort Collins, for Now...

Blake Salvador is a name on a long list of Fort Collins names that can close the door on you...

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...

Front Range Girls Preview: Nothing Easy Here...

If you remember this scene from late in last year's state race, you already know a lot about...

Who's Back Next Year? 5A Girls...

Audra Koopman is one of an outstanding list of returning individuals for the Fort Collins gi...

CT Stands Tall as 5A Foes Can't Keep Pace...

When it was time to put the meet away, nobody was even close to being as fast at Cherokee Tr...

5A Thursday Notes...

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

Following the State Meet: 5A Girls...

The 5A Girls race could easily be the most exciting of any classification when the state tra...

Looking at Team Depth Heading into State: 5A Girls...

It was a hopeful sign for the Pine Creek faithful when Kaleigh Kroeker took over control of ...

Hird Paces Rocky Mountain to Front Range Boys Crown...

Bryan Hird added conference distance titles at 1600 and 3200 meters to his resume. Photo by ...

You Can Delay Liberty Bell, but You Can't Stop It...

Smoky Hill's Dom Carrasco took his first Colorado hurdles meet title at Liberty Bell, winnin...

5A Girls Mid Season Analysis...

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

Local Fauna Run Wild at Poudre Invitational...

Savannah Mercado was one of a herd of Impalas having outstanding days at their home invitati...

Wind the Big Loser at Runners Roost of Fort Collins...

Keely Parish has a big season well underway, pushing her season's best throw out to 151-7 Sa...

Who's Already Ahead of Last Year's State Qualifying Marks?...

Lamar's Santana Salazar was one of a surprisingly large number of athletes who started the 2...

Preseason Track and Field Rankings - 5A...

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

Fort Collins Girls Preview...

If you fade the singlet color into purple, you will see Fort Collins' answer to the graduati...

The Top Ten Stories in Colorado HS Track & Field/XC for 2014

Okay, so we'll do a little spoiler here and tell you up front that Dior Hall's story ranks #...

A Glance at Next Year's Leagues: Front Range Girls...

Fairview figures to be an excellent team in next year's Front Range League--but there ar...

The Top Five Stories of Cross Country Season...

As you might have guessed, Liberty Bell figured into the top five stories of the season. Pho...

Run Junkie HS: More Portland Tickets Punched, NJ MOC, Cali A...

Your weekend XC update including action from two down to the wire NXN Regionals...

Colorado notes: NXR-SW...

Riley Cooney's brilliant high school career will come to closure without an NXN appearan...

American Fork sweeps NXR-SW...

Cami Squires and Sammy Hollingsworth lead the American Fork charge midway through the girls ...

NXN Southwest Rankings - Fastest 50 Girls Teams...

Top 50 fastest girls cross country teams in the NXN Southwest Region states....

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...

NXR-SW boys preview (updated)...

Paul Roberts, though running in Colorado's smallest classification, brings the best stat...

Devynn Miller: donning Wildcat blue...

Devynn Miller has been a mainstay of the Fort Collins teams for four years now. Next year, i...

Next year's road for this year's state champs: Fort Collins ...

Isabelle Ponce-Pore and Annelise Sherman coud be stepping up to fill regular varsity roles f...

Motivation: it comes from all directions...

Ryan Currie's last competition of the season was the UNM Lobo Invitational, but he was a...

Southwest region rankings, October 29...

With the Colorado and Utah state meets now completed, what's left to settle of this is f...

Total flip around for the Girls Rankings...

See how some in-state battles at State Champs have affected the Saucony Flo50 Rankings...

Assorted thoughts on state cross country...

The 5A girls medalists share a few thoughts of their own--at least those who are still ambul...

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...

Proving a plan works...

Mountain Vista's Tyler Matzke and Horizon's Luk Platil hit the incoming stream cross...

Role reversal...

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

Colorado State XC girls merged scoring...

The top time of the day belonged to Katie Rainsberger, but it was the Fort Collins girls who...

Fort Collins girls say SELFIE THIS! Colorado State Champs Ag...

Never count out the Fort Collins girls!  Led by 5A race champ US #11 Lauren Gregory, For...

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...

5A Region 4 boys preview...

If you see Broomfield packing up like this around mile one, that would be your cue to raise ...

5A Region 4 girls preview...

Kate Leatherman's success this season has been a big part of the Fossil Ridge success st...

Southwest region rankings, October 15...

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

Southwest Region in review: October 6 - 11...

The picture is starting to look brighter once again for Heather Holt and her Fort Collins te...

5A rankings, October 14...

If you believe what the polls are suggesting, we're fixing for a couple of very close st...

League meet week in review: large schools...

Marcelo Laguera negotiates the hairpin coming back onto the grass at about 2.5 miles into th...

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....

5A Rankings, September 30...

Things have tightened up considerably in the 5A Boys rankings....

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...

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

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

Colorado Track XC athletes of the week: September 8 - 14...

Liberty Bell is arguably the state's biggest showcase, and Zachary Alhamra and Lauren Gr...

5A rankings, September 16...

There is unanimity in one of our 5A polls!...

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 merged scores: boys, Colorado teams only...

It's a crowded start at Liberty Bell, no matter which race. Photo by Jeff McCoy....

Liberty Bell... early thoughts...

Never underestimate how contentious things get on a Liberty Bell start line. Photo by Jeff M...

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...

Future Stars Spotlight: Lauren Gregory...

Lauren Gregory's freshman year was filled with great moments, including a state cross co...

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...

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,...

XC National Powerhouses Scouting Report: Fort Collins Girls ...

The Fort Collins girls of Colorado have a great history of success at NXN which should conti...

Who's #1? Girls Pre-Season Teams...

Jimmy releases the pre-season team rankings (top 10) on the girls side and breaks down why t...

Mike Callor: Stepping into enormous shoes...

Mike and Sara Callor have recently added Nathan to their home. Contributed photo....

5A Preseason Poll...

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

10 Girls Teams To Watch...

The following 10 high school cross country girls teams have been chosen as part of our pre-s...

5A Girls season preview...

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

5A Boys season preview...

Dominic Compoz has been a big contributor since his freshman year. This year he gets the opp...

Trahan, Crist named USTFCCCA coaches of the year...

Josh Trahan and Conrad Crist join an elite group of coaches across the nation as USTFCCCA Co...

Road Race Recap, August 9 (expanded)...

Apparently, this wasn't the weekend to lay low before cross country practice started....

5A Boys by 1600 and 3200 times...

Satchel Caldwell showed a thing or two in track this spring and he and his Boulder teammates...

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 4 boys preview: advantage Fort Collins...

It's difficult to keep track of all the guys on the Fort Collins roster who can hurt you...

A first look at NXR-SW boys...

Most (though not all) of the boys at the front of last year's pack have graduated, but t...

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 4 girls preview: the Fort is still a stronghold...

Whether in track or in cross country, it's hard to think of Fort Collins without this ki...

5A girls: too much ground to make up...

Generally speaking it didn't matter where Ally Watt got the baton, the race was over once sh...

Kings and queens of the rings...

With throwers like Santana Salazar constantly coming up through the ranks, we've long su...

Friday notes: 5A...

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

Thursday notes: 4A and 5A...

Fort Collins moved by Monarch on the second leg of the 4x800 and never looked back. Photo by...

10 Questions for state track 2014 to answer...

If you don't know what this matchup is all about, you haven't been paying very good ...

5A girls, take two...

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

Week of March 31 - April 5: the early returns...

Holy Family's Shea Zeman posted a 100 time on Wednesday evening that sent a few tremors ...

Out like a lambkin...

Freshman Audra Koopman scored the biggest day at the Altitude Running Invitational, includin...

Spring break opens strong...

Bailey Hammer of Fruita Monument edges Moffat County's Ashlee Griffiths and Karmen Chris...

A nice week of meets coming, if we can bring it to the finis...

Canon City returns to Pueblo this weekend where last Saturday Katie Till wrapped a nice 400 ...

5A Girls...

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

Chris Suppes hanging up the hat, mostly......

Chris Suppes was many things as a head coach but never uninvested. Contributed photos....

Boys 2A, 3A, 4A, and 5A cross country for 2014 (updated)...

Everyone in 4A knows about Eric Hamer, but if Palmer Ridge has a big year next year, it'...

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....

What does the future hold for NXR-SW?...

A summary of what was accomplished and a look forward....

Colorado earns big accolades...

Elise Cranny crosses the finish line in 16:53 with Sarah Baxter in her wake. Photo by Don Rich.

Thinking about NXN......

The NXN boys race last ran on a frozen track in 2009. Colorado Track XC file photo....

Colorado dreamin' at NXN (updated)...

Claire Green is one of only two members of the current Monarch team who have experienced Nik...

NXR-SW: Colorado summary...

Katie Rainsberger earned a return trip to Portland with Saturday's third-place finish in...

There and back again, a coach's musings...

Assorted observations on the weekend that was NXR-SW.... Photo by Alan Versaw....

Fort Collins in a stunner...

Seniors and NXN veterans Audrey Oweimrin and Kari Van Zyl helped to key the biggest upset of...

XC 2013: Gess golden in NJ, Cerake & Elise win NXNSW, all TX...

UT/CO teams dominate NXNSW, TX rolls over NXN South!  Big time CBA and Briana Gess in NJ! �...

Front Range League Girls in 2014...

Add Abby Cohen to the ever-expanding list of Legacy standouts. Photo by Paul Jaeger....

NXR-SW: team previews and fearless predictions...

They've won a few of these before, but they keep finding ways to do it bigger. Contribut...

Cross country's grandest day...

For Melanie Nun and the rapidly-rising Colorado women, there is yet some hope for a podium f...

Front Range League Boys in 2014...

Fossil Ridge's Keaton Schelir hung with some dangerous company until deep into this year...

A history of Colorado at NXR-SW...

Colorado has a tradition of strong performances at Nike Southwest, though those performances...

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...

Winning doesn't have to be pretty...

Behind Cerake Geberkidane, it was a very spirited race for second for much of the race. Phot...

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 ...

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'...

Colorado Track XC/CHSAANow Week 7 Coaches Poll...

The final set of rankings before state--how accurate will the coaches be?...

Monarch deposed...

Paul Miller, barely showing a hint of exhaustion, runs to the Front Range League boys title....

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...

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...

Colorado Track XC/CHSAANow Week 5 Coaches Poll...

Although the rankings saw relatively little movement in the last two weeks, there were a cou...

Fourth Time's a Charm...

At the midway point of the race Katie Rainsberger and Lauren Gregory were running shoulder t...

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...

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 Late Starting Fireball...

Cerake Geberkidane stakes out a lead over Bailey Roth and Andrew Walton early in Friday even...

10 Questions for Cross Country 2013 to Answer...

Cerake Geberkidane is on the short list of people likely to run fastest at state, but will h...

Sizing Up the Regions: 5A Region 4...

Rocky Mountain will be counting on Kacey Doner for some big production this fall. Colorado T...

Southwest Region Preseason Rankings...

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

Colorado Track XC/CHSAANow.com Coaches Poll...

A little over one week away from the season-opening Cheyenne Mountain Stampede, here is how ...

NXR-SW 2013 Boys Preseason Preview...

They're (mostly) back this fall and just as dangerous as ever. Colorado Track XC file ph...

Colorado's Cross Country Regions: The Bermuda Triangle...

It's a bad place to stray unless you've come prepared....

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

Sierra Dinges and Emily Waters figure to be more than two faces in the crowd this year as Th...

Cross Country Team Depth Report: Girls 3200 Times...

Emily Wolff heads up an Arapahoe team that showed very nicely at 3200 meters this past track...

5A Girls XC 2013...

If you're a fan of 5A girls cross country, you already recognize most of these faces--an...

5A Boys XC 2013...

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

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...

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...

Here a Meet, There a Meet, Everywhere a Meet Meet...

Monarch's Claire Green outduels Boulder's Erin McLaughlin to the finish line at the ...

A Day Overfilled with Great Match-Ups...

In one of the day's finest match-ups, Rocky Mountains Carly Lester edged TCA's Alexa...

Week in Review: Gremlins in the Works...

At Monarch High School, it's not always clear who the lead horse on the team is. This we...

Erin Hooker: Ft. Collins to Iowa State University...

Ames, Iowa, is a full day's drive from Fort Collins, but not so far in terms of level of...

Track Previews: 5A Boys...

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

NXN: Individuals Shine on Mostly Disappointing Day for Colorado

One message has shown through in the last five weeks. Whether you put Elise Cranny, Heather ...

Southwest Region at Nike Cross Nationals...

Late in the NXR-SW race, Jordan Cross, Luis Martinez (partially hidden), Michael Finch, Jake...

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-...

NXR-SW Summary: Colorado...

Midway through the girls championship race, Elise Cranny, Heather Bates, and Katie Rainsberg...

Davis Dumps the Favorites...

Led by a 6-7 finish (3-4 in team scoring) from Shea Martinez and Ellie Child, Davis took awa...

XC Wknd 11/17: NXN South and Southwest, NY, FL, NJ, MA State...

Bernie Montoya, Elise Cranny take NXNSW wins! Domanic, Jochen take NXNS wins! Southlake Carr...

NXR-SW Preview: Girls...

Claire Green and Kaitlyn Benner bring a Colorado state title with them to Arizona, along wit...

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 Championship Race Teams (Girls, Updated)...

The teams for the girls championship race have been announced!...

NXR-SW Championship Race Teams (Boys, Updated)...

The roster of teams has been released for NXR-SW!...

NXR-SW Rankings: November 1...

Things are building to fever pitch in New Mexico. Photo by Blake Wood....

10 Questions Answered...

It doesn't get much better than this. Photo by Karen McCoy....

Following a Surprising Path to a Predictable Result...

Pine Creek's Heather Bates breaks the tape all alone, but it took some late rewriting of...

The Tantalizing 10 - Questions for State to Answer...

Can the Peak to Peak Black Cloud do something special on Saturday? Read on and find out. Col...

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...

NXR-SW Rankings: October 16...

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

Week 7 Rankings...

The final coaches poll of the 2012 season has arrived! Free content....

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...

NXR-SW Rankings: October 3...

Mountain Vista has a roster full of ways to hurt you. Andrew Walton and Eric Steiner are two...

Week 5 Rankings...

Two weeks have passed since the last rankings and several changes can be seen in the ranking...

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...

Return of the Magic...

By the midway point of the race Erin Hooker had pulled even with Heather Bates and was apply...

NXR-SW Weekend in Review: September 20 - 22...

Study these faces well. If they run at the Desert Twilight this weekend, you'll want to ...

Colorado Weekend in Review: September 20 - 22...

Cerake Geberkidane is making a habit of leaving fields in his dust. This week it was the Arv...

NXR-SW in Review: Weekend of September 15...

The Desert Vista boys took their show to California this weekend, facing some of the top boy...

Week 3 Rankings...

It's been two weeks since our last set of rankings, and there have been some rumblings i...

Colter's Run...

Everything pointed to a great afternoon racing at Liberty Bell, but nobody could have predic...

XC Wknd Highlights: Battle of the Jacobs | Arcadia is back! ...

Jacob Thomson lets it out as he crosses the line well ahead of Jacob Burcham in KY!  Arcadi...

Liberty Bell 2012 Preview...

While the Liberty Bell course qualifies as tame on just about every count, things are never ...

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...

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...

Top 2012 U.S. XC Performances, Girls, 8/27-9/3...

  Included are MileSplit’s selection of the top 2012 U.S. girls’ individual and tea...

After the Stampede...

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

Preseason Coaches Rankings...

Our panel of 24 coaches from all across the state has weighed in with their selections. Here...

NXR-SW Preseason Rankings...

Much to nobody's surprise, Erin Hooker and her Fort Collins teammates occupy the #1 pres...

Fort Collins Girls: The Beat Goes On...

In a great high school girls program, the runners continue to get better through the years. ...

A Colorado Cross Country Primer...

The useful reference for those who've been with the sport a while, and an indispensable ...

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....

NXR-SW: First Glance, Boys...

Great contests have been the trademark of the NXR-SW races. Expect nothing about that to cha...

NXR-SW: First Glance, Girls...

When the Fort Collins girls showed up fired up last November, it was a case of game on, game...

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...

5A State 2012: One Close and One Not-So-Close...

In a race with big state team title implications, Loveland's Kaylee Packham edges ahead ...

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'...

League Meet Week in Review...

The league meets are now done. The big event is nearly upon us....

Liberty Bell Recap...

For those who had forgotten what she can do in a pair of spikes, Kaela Edwards offered a ref...

Interview with a top US HS T&F Team; Ft Collins HS, Colorado

  Fort Collins High School (CO) Track & Field Team...

Week in Review: March 18 - 24...

Mullen's Jaylyn Mars makes up the stagger well before the turn is done. Photo by Alan Ve...

The Best High School T&F/XC Stories of 2011...

It's always a little subjective picking a "top x stories," but these stories were big in...

Ft. Collins Girls Stake Out Familiar Territory at NXN...

Sticking together: At the first pass over the whoop-de-dos, it was the pack mentality workin...

Images of NXR-SW...

It took a long time for the pack at the front of the boys championship race to break up. Pho...

Fort Collins, Hooker Win Big...

At two miles into the race, Erin Hooker challenges Sarah Fakler for the lead. Photo by Alan ...

NXN-SW Boys Championship Race Teams...

Mountain View and Davis figure to be two of the teams toward the top once again at this year...

NXN-SW Girls Championship Race Teams...

Louisville (Monarch) fell to Fort Collins by one point at last year's NXN-SW regional. B...

NXN-SW Rankings, November 3...

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

Images from State, Part III...

Alfredo Lebon waited a very long year for this moment. Photo by Logan McCoy....

Images from State, Part II...

It's difficult to match the color and passion of the starting line. Photo by Jeff McCoy.

A Wretched Turn of Events...

The intensity of the 5A boys race was evident on the faces of the Fort Collins runners befor...

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...

Images from League Meet Week...

The roomy start line at the Front Range League meet just might catch on if there were more s...

Week 6 Colorado Track XC Coaches Poll...

As we near the state championship, there are still a few teams making their moves....

NXN-SW Rankings, October 6...

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

Colorado Track XC Week 5 Coaches Poll...

Things are starting to settle in at the top as the end of invitational season draws near. Fr...

Week 5 in Review...

Monarch's girls and a few bold enough to run with them pass under the shade of an enormo...

TCA, Ft. Collins Split a Pair...

Griffin Hay's 15:44 was just a whisker off the course record at the Fountain Creek Regio...

Colorado Track XC Week 4 Coaches Poll...

Another week of action, and a little bit of rustling in the rankings...  Free Content....

Settling Things the Old-Fashioned Way...

Griffin Hay, left, and Gus Waneka, right, couldn't settle things on the course and so ha...

Colorado Track XC Week 3 Coaches Poll...

Liberty Bell brings a few teams up in this weeks rankings....

Fort Collins, Monarch, and Broomfield Enjoy Big Performances

At one mile into the Division 1 Boys Race, Fort Collins was well-established at the front of...

9/17: Seidel 13:36 4k! | Fay-Man perfect in NY | Futsum 14:3...

US#2 Futsum Zeinasellassie blasted a CR 14:36 for 5000 meters! Angel Piccirillo #2 AT @ Spik...

Liberty Bell in the Books (Updated)...

Liberty Bell 2011 answered a lot of questions. Among them......

Time to Ring the Liberty Bell!...

The biggest invitational of the Colorado season is nearly upon us. In Colorado, and the enti...

NXN-SW, The Week in Review...

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

Colorado Track XC Week 2 Coaches Poll...

There was a little bit of turmoil in the polls this week as some unexpected performances (bo...

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...

NXN-SW Rankings, September 7...

It's still early, very early, but it's time to start looking at which teams are posi...

Colorado Track XC Week 1 Coaches Poll...

Take a look at how our panel of coaches read the results of opening weekend.   Free Conten...

Week in Review: Opening Weekend, XC 2011...

Rikki Gonzales has won a few races before, but probably none as big as the 5A title at the L...

Mountain Vista Girls Stun Arapahoe Field...

Lindsey Smith's winning effort of 19:10 put Mountain Vista on a collision course with do...

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...

Colorado Track XC Preseason Coaches Poll Rankings...

You already know who you think the top teams are. Check out who our panel of coaches felt we...

Scouting the Fort Collins/Loveland Area...

Double trouble: Daniel Lara and Gus Waneka give the Thompson Valley Eagles a lot of strength...

Marc Bloom`s 2011 Super 25 High School XC Pre-Season Ranking...

Award-winning journalist Marc Bloom has been compiling high school cross-country rankings fo...

10 Questions for Cross Country 2011...

Rebecca Hermann has been part of three consecutive state titles at Nederland. It's Herma...

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

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

NXN-SW 2011 Boys Pre-Season Preview...

Brayden Cromar is one of the reasons that Davis is aiming for a return trip to NXN this fall...

Who Has Cross Country Tradition?...

When it comes to cross country tradition, few schools are in the same league as Fort Collins...

Who Holds the Top Hands for Track and Field 2012?...

Lindsey Stindt is one of the big reasons that neither Lyons nor Akron may come in as the 2A ...

Bidding Farewell to an Institution...

Phil Latter and daughter Aspen. Contributed photo....

Gazing into April's Crystal Ball: 5A Boys...

Pole vaulter Josh Holland is just one of the reasons that Arapahoe figures to finish the sta...

Middle Park Roars...

Sam Berggren draws upon her 400 speed to move past Erin Hooker on the finish straight of the...

Track Teams to Watch, #27: Fort Collins Girls...

Taleah McClintock should have several capable teammates to share 4x800 duties this spring. P...

The Top Ten Stories of 2010...

Remember the big stories of 2010? This should help jog your memory....

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...

The Best of Cross Country: 2010...

David Garcia and Griffin Hay helped take Fort Colllins from a state title threat to the #4 t...

Fort Collins Girls 6th at NXN...

Erin Hooker maintained a top-20 position throughout the girls' race. Photo by Alan Versaw....

Wenck 5th, Ft. Collins Boys 4th at NXN...

Spencer Wenck made the most of the opportunities presented by the muddy conditions at NXN. P...

How Will Colorado Fare at NXN?...

Saturday will be bittersweet for these three young women. Marci Witczak, Maddie Alm, and Mar...

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...

Nike Southwest in the Books: Colorado and Utah Teams Dominat...

Claire Green of Louisville leads a pack of Colorado runners early in the NXN-SW girls champi...

Fort Collins (X2) and Monarch to NXN!...

A little bit of Portland in Phoenix... Tait Rutherford negotiates the water hazard at Toka S...

A Colorado Guy Gazes into the NXN-SW Crystal Ball...

They're back, and they're relentless. They're the Fort Collins girls. Photo by Alan Versaw....

NXN-SW: Colorado Done, Three State Meets to Go...

Cheyenne Mountain's boys executed a near-perfect patient pack strategy to dominate the Color...

5A Girls: One Race to Settle It All...

"I'll match your two strides with three of mine." Photo by Alan Versaw....

5A Boys: Fort Collins, Handily...

Griffin Hay and David Garcia totaled 19 points between them to pace the Fort Collins effort....

Random (or not) Observations about State Cross Country...

Eye black was out in force at yesterday's state meet. Custer County's Valerie Stark (left) t...

Sweeps Week: Ft. Collins, Cheyenne Mountain, and TCA Push th...

Danny Carney and Will Kincaid battle for position late in the 5A boys race. Photo by Alan Ve...

Dreamin' of State XC 2010...

One race everyone will be watching with interest on Saturday is the 5A girls showdown betwee...

NXN-SW: Utah in the Books, Other States Closing In...

Los Alamos: New Mexico's green wall of girls. Photo by Blake Wood....

Regional Notes (Complete)...

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

Week 7 Coaches Poll...

Check out the final coaches' poll of the season!...

Week in Review: League Meets...

Colleen Koenig's third-place finish helped to lead Arapahoe to the Centennial League title o...

5A State Analysis...

That look of confidence on Kelsey Lakowske's face isn't necessarily good news for the rest o...

Week 5 Coaches Poll...

New leaders in 4A and 5A girls highlights the changes in this week's rankings....

NXN-SW: Raising the Ante...

Rio Rancho's Caleb Rubalcaba had the weekend off, but has been running the competition ragge...

Erin Hooker Thunders...

Erin Hooker opened the first mile at just under 5:30 and never let up from there. Photo by A...

Week 4 Coaches Poll...

Some of the year's surprising programs are working their ways steadily upwards in the rankings.

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

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

NXN-SW: The Lull Before the Storm...

Clayton Young has stepped up in a big way for American Fork over the last three weeks. Color...

NXN-SW: A Few Good Meets...

Highlands Ranch phenom Eleanor Fulton had a very nice weekend, winning the Division II girls...

A Few Surprises at Liberty Bell...

Let's just say that Eleanor Fulton quickly erased any doubt about the outcome of the Divisio...

Showdowns Aplenty on Tap for Liberty Bell...

Boulder brings an excellent pack time and favorite status into the Division I girls race at ...

Week in Review: The Triumph of Hard & Hilly Over Flat & Fast

Shelby Stableford surprised a few fans of cross country--and her coach--by cruising to a 12-...

NXN-SW: The Cream Starts to Rise...

Welcome to the Lions' Den: Alhambra's season has been going very nicely to date. Photo by Ma...

The New Order of Things...

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

Preseason Coaches' Poll 2010...

Check out where coaches across the state have top teams ranked!...

Cross Country Previews: 5A Boys...

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

Cross Country Previews: 5A Girls...

If you can't spot a few contenders for the individual state title in this photo, you aren't ...

Staring into November: Nike Cross Regionals - Southwest (Girls)

Desert Dust Storm: Due to dessicated park conditions last fall, the start of the NXN-SW girl...

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... 5A Boys...

Palmer gets a solid contribution from Reggie Allison in both hurdle events and the triple ju...

The Best of 2009...

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

Who's Loaded for XC 2010?...

It will be a new set of legs going by next fall, but it's still the same sport scored the sa...

Fort Collins 3rd, Pikes Peak 9th at NXN...

Erin Hooker enjoyed the brightest moment yet of a very promising high school cross country c...

NXN Dreamin' on Thanksgiving Day...

One week from now, 44 teams will be in Portland, and each with the dream of contending for t...

A Tip of the Hat to that Suppes Magic...

Wearing their uniforms from NXN 2008, the Fort Collins girls take a run-out prior to the 200...

Favorites Advance Out of NXN-SW...

Wade Meddles (Sierra Lutheran, Nevada) dominated the boys championship race at NXN-SW. Photo...

Colorado Reigns in NXN-SW Girls...

Eleanor Fulton starts to pull away from Julia Foster of Albuquerque Academy at 2.5 miles. Ph...

Milesplit National Rankings...

  Photo courtesy: John Olson, South Carolina Runner's  ...

Answers and More Questions from State Cross Country (updated...

Scott Fauble of Wheat Ridge finished an unbeaten season with a remarkable run to the 4A Boys...

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...

Final Coaches Poll...

After this, it's all about doing and nothing about what anyone thinks. Take a look and see h...

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...

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 October 3...

Trophy Hunters - The Xavier Prep girls have been filling the case this fall. Photo by Margot...

Colorado Week in Review, Week #5...

Rikki Gonzales of Rangeview posted a 15-second victory at Friday's Dave Sanders Invitational...

39 - 40...

The matchup between TCA and Fort Collins was supposed to be a good one. It did not disappoin...

NXN SW Update, Weekend of September 19...

Kyle Pittman of Los Alamos ranks as one of the top male runners from the Land of Enchantment...

Colorado Week in Review, Week #3...

Broomfield's Jill Carlson took home top honors at the Arvada West Invitational on Friday. Ph...

Fauble Wins Big Again...

For the third week in a row, Scott Fauble takes home a major meet title. Photo by Rick Wilso...

NXN SW Update, Weekend of September 5...

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

Preseason Rankings...

The preseason rankings for the Colorado Track XC Coaches Poll are in!...

Cross Country Previews 2009: 5A Girls...

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

A Primer of Colorado High School Cross Country...

Everything you wanted to know about high school cross country in Coloado, but you didn't kno...

5A Girls by the Fives...

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

Track Thoughts on a Snowy Day...

State qualification by performance was the biggest change in 4A and 5A track this spring. Ho...

5A Girls Track Preview...

Smoky Hill's Vanessa Samuel, above, returns to defend her state title in the 300 hurdles. (P...

A mixed bag for Colorado competitors at NXN...

Eleanor Fulton raised a few eyebrows with a 17:45 finish for third place. Photo by Alan Vers...

Nike Cross Country SW Regionals - Championship Races...

 It doesn't get closer than this! Colorado senior Laura Tremblay (pictured left) edges out...

Alta (UT), Albuquerque Academy (NM), Ft. Collins, and TCA te...

Dart Schwaderer (Wheat Ridge, CO) passes Jon Nelson (Timpview, UT) on the final stretch to w...

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 girls race...

Kristen Kientz of Highlands Ranch, this year's freshman phenom in the 5A ranks, has helped t...

Fort Collins claims Centerra titles...

The leaders of the pack. Left to right, Laura Tremblay, Alicia Nelson, Miranda Benzel, Camil...

Looking Ahead to Week Six; Featured Meet: Centerra...

The Fort Collins girls mix it up with Samantha Thompson and Whitney Maurer early in Saturday...

MileSplit National CC Rankings (Week 5): Albuquerque Academy...

A big weekend of competition generally means some major movement in the national rankings, a...

MileSplit National CC Rankings (Week 4): Three New Girls, Tw...

A lot of competitive invitationals took place last weekend, meaning that a few of the top te...

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...

Week Three Summary...

Santino Apodaca, winner of the Division 2 race at Friday's Kadet Invitational, is key to Roc...

Liberty Bell: Never a dull day...

Some things--like the domination of the New Mexico boys--played out according to expectation...

MileSplit National CC Rankings: F-M (NY), North Central (WA)...

With many of the top teams in the country running in their first or second competition of th...

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...

Questions, Answers, and More Questions...

Moffat County's Alicia Nelson and Thompson Valley's Liz Tremblay battled for the lead throug...

Preseason Cross Country Polls...

  The committee coaches representing all classifications has cast their ballots and Colo...

Several Colorado HS Graduates in Thursday's OT Events...

Six former Colorado high school athletes will be competing in Thursday's events of the Olymp...

Former Colorado High School Athletes Performing Well at NCAA...

Many names that used to appear atop the finishers lists at the Colorado state track and cros...

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