Articles with Fossil Ridge High School
By midway through the race, there were no challengers left for Cole Sprout and Easton Allred.
Fossil Ridge's Lena Fogarty dropped nearly a minute from her personal best.
Emily Beckner picked up the first big win of her high school career.
Maggie Smith and Samrawit Dishon lead Niwot to a perfect 15.
Boulder's Lauren Neugeboren returns as the one of the best milers in the state. She'll be among a stacked field of distance runners in the Front Range League.
The good news for Monarch is that half of this twosome is back this spring. The bad news is that half of it is not.
If you haven't thought of Julia Schlepp as a possible winner of the regional girls crown, you aren't yet done thinking about that race.
The Colorado guys chased hard, but ultimately Laramie won the battle and the war.
Something will have to give on Friday when Aubrey Frentheway, last year's Thornton Invite champion, meets Brynn Siles, this year's rival to the throne.
I don't have any results from the meet to share with you, but I do know Center honored the memory of former Antonito coach Tommy Archuleta at Center's home meet on Friday, even renaming the meet in Archuleta's honor.
"Cross country race coming through. Clear the path or I'll pierce your eardrums with this here whistle!"
Drew Seidel raised some eyebrows last week at the Cheyenne Mountain Stampede. What will Seidel bring this week?
Broomfield can beat you by packing it up or stringing it out. They're not especially particular that way.
Micaylon Moore made it to State as a freshman last year. Expect more from him this year.
When not skimming hurdles, Jared Brannen has been seen toting the baton on Fossil Ridge relays. Photo by James Shultz.
Platte Valley's Andrew King won the battle in 3A Region 4, but Cody Jones and Frontier Academy won the war. Photos by Ron Eberhard.
Jeremy Harms and Poudre are aiming at a state meet berth as the cap on a successful season. Photo by Alan Versaw.
The Desert Vista girls stuck together nicely early at Desert Twilight and ended up as decisive team champions. Photo by Alan Versaw.
Aubrey Frentheway has been causing headaches for Colorado girls all season. This time it was via a first-place finish at the Thornton Invitational. Photo by Ben Hershelman.
Emma Willadsen is the first face of the Eaton Red Scourge sweeping across northeastern Colorado. Colorado Track XC file photo by Alan Versaw.
Drew Seidel and Cale Englert battle to a photo finish at the front of the Division 2 Boys race at the John Martin Invitational on Friday. Photo by Scott Chamberlin.
As story lines go, they don't get much bigger than Brie Oakley vs. Lauren Gregory. Photos by Alan Versaw.
Harrison Scudamore buried the field at last week's Cheyenne Mountain Stampede. It should be a sterner test for Scudamore on Friday. Photo by Alan Versaw.
Rock Canyon has officially arrived as a certifiable contender. Look for this team tearing up courses around the state this fall. Photo by Alan Versaw.
Ivy Gonzales tasted a team state title last fall. But, did the taste make Broomfield satisfied or give them an insatiable hunger for more? Photo by Alan Versaw.
Josh Krafsur is the top returning finisher at state for Fort Collins this year, as the Lambkins try to pick up where last year's team left off. Photo by Alan Versaw.
According to last year's times, Jordan Xiong is the fastest guy in the Front Range League, but Broomfield still paces a little behind Fort Collins in terms of depth. Photo by Alan Versaw.
Megan Mooney not only earned a second-place finish, but also helped her Horizon team to qualify for state despite being down a key runner. Colorado Track XC file photo by Jeff McCoy.
Henry Raymond continued a strong late-season run with a winning effort of 15:48 at the Front Range League meet. Colorado Track XC file photo by Alan Versaw.
Even down one of their scoring five, Desert Hills was a decisive winner at Desert Twilight. Contributed photo.
The Pagosa Springs girls were back at it with a dominating win at the Chicken Creek Challenge on Saturday. Colorado Track XC file photo by Alan Versaw.
Kyra Hanson picked up her debut high school meet title this weekend at Platte Valley. Colorado Track XC file photo by Alan Versaw.
Blake Salvador is a name on a long list of Fort Collins names that can close the door on your hopes and dreams. Photo by Alan Versaw.
If you remember this scene from late in last year's state race, you already know a lot about the Killer Bs of the Front Range League. Photo by Alan Versaw.
Chloe Woest does a couple things well for Fossil Ridge, but it's her pole vault that stands out for the Sabercats. Colorado Track XC file photo by Alan Versaw.
Fairview figures to be an excellent team in next year's Front Range League--but there are others, as well. Photo by Alan Versaw.
Ashley Bock knocked down a major personal goal earning first-team all-state recognition for this fall's cross country season. Photo by Alan Versaw.
When it came down to the final battle for third in 5A Region 3, Karina Mann, Cami Kennedy, and Claudia Burgess were all still in it. Photo by Ashley Green.
If you see Broomfield packing up like this around mile one, that would be your cue to raise your level of concern. Photo by Alan Versaw.
Kate Leatherman's success this season has been a big part of the Fossil Ridge success story. Photo by Ashley Green.
Lauren Ogg's big win at Liberty Bell marks her as a competitor of no small interest at Dave Sanders. Photo by Jeff McCoy.
Ian Meek and Ashley Bock came up with big wins at Delta and Fossil Ridge this past weekend. Photos by Alan Versaw and Mitch Bock.
Tabor Scholl was spotted this weekend at the CU Alumni/Open Time Trial. Photo by Lyle Knudson.
If you recall this scene from this year's 5A state 1600, you understand why Megan Mooney must be reckoned among 5A's biggest cross country threats. Colorado Track XC file photo by Alan Versaw.
Satchel Caldwell showed a thing or two in track this spring and he and his Boulder teammates are a group you want to keep an eye on. Colorado Track XC file photo by Alan Versaw.
It's difficult to keep track of all the guys on the Fort Collins roster who can hurt you, but Henry Briggs is one of that crew. Colorado Track XC file photo by Paul Jaeger.
Many of the early leaders of last year's field have graduated, but that doesn't translate into a race that's any less competitive this year. Colorado Track XC file photo by Alan Versaw.
Whether in track or in cross country, it's hard to think of Fort Collins without this kind of scene coming to mind. Colorado Track XC file photo by Alan Versaw.
Add Abby Cohen to the ever-expanding list of Legacy standouts. Photo by Paul Jaeger.
Fossil Ridge's Keaton Schelir hung with some dangerous company until deep into this year's state race; history suggests those are the guys who become dangerous themselves next year. Photo by Paul Jaeger.
As they were at Pat Amato, Emma Gee, Kaitlyn Benner, Ashley Litoff, and Claire Green figure to be doing time at or near the front of the race on Saturday. Photo by Ashley Green.
Paul Miller, barely showing a hint of exhaustion, runs to the Front Range League boys title. Photo by Ken Regan.
If you were figuring on the Arvada West girls rolling over and playing dead for the Jeffco 5A title, you'd be sadly mistaken about that. Photo by Della Moore.
Although Liberty Bell has a regional and national reputation for speed, it isn't necessarily easy to get off the starting line cleanly. Photo by Jeff McCoy.
The 3A girls start their season at the Cheyenne Mountain Stampede. Photo by Tim Hilt.
Rocky Mountain will be counting on Kacey Doner for some big production this fall. Colorado Track XC file photo.
Lucy Biles and Sydney Badger battled at Great Southwest in June. They figure to meet again at NXR-SW in November. Photo by Alan Versaw.
It's a bad place to stray unless you've come prepared.
Poudre's Carly Paul still high jumps, but she's making big inroads into other events as well this spring. Photo by Jeff McCoy.
At Monarch High School, it's not always clear who the lead horse on the team is. This weekend, it was Kaitlyn Benner, who won the 1600 at the Runners Roost of Fort Collins in 5:14, but it could just as easily be someone else next weekend. Depth is a nice problem to have. Photo by Ashley Green.
Abby Simpson is indisputably among the state's top all-around sprinters, but she faces an uphill battle to win a state title at any of the three sprint distances this spring. Colorado Track XC file photo.
At midway through the day on Friday's preliminaries, the Colorado contingent is already making a nice showing at the 35th annual edition of the Simplot Games.
Zac McCoy, Jaylyn Mars, and Casey Lewis (left to right) ran a near dead heat in the MLK Mile-Hi Classic 200, with Zac McCoy taking a very narrow victory over Casey Lewis. Photo by Paul Jaeger.
With girls like Devynn Miller rising through the ranks, it's tough to see much of a let-up for Fort Collins next fall. Photo by Paul Jaeger.
Elissa Mann and Claire Green are two of Monarch's seven girls who've run below 19:00 at some point during this season. Photos by Alan Versaw.
Kaitlyn Benner personified the quality of consistency for Monarch last fall. Colorado Track XC file photo.
Devan Foster had enough left in the state 800 to overtake Kaela Edwards for the win. Will she be able to help push Arapahoe over the top to a team title next spring? Photo by Alan Versaw.
Monarch's girls and a few bold enough to run with them pass under the shade of an enormous tree at Saturday's Pat Patten Invitational in Boulder. Photo by Jeff McCoy.
Double trouble: Daniel Lara and Gus Waneka give the Thompson Valley Eagles a lot of strength and experience at the front of the lineup. Colorado Track XC file photos.
Valerie Allman has been winning meet titles everywhere she goes this season. Photo by Jeff McCoy.
Amy Medina's jumping figures to keep Mountain View among the top 4A girls teams. Photo by Paul Jaeger.
Broomfield's Jill Carlson took home top honors at the Arvada West Invitational on Friday. Photo by Cliff Jurgens.