Tasty Race Tuesday: The 2019 State 4A 4x800...

Durango's 4x800 dropped a 4A state record in dominating fashion....

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

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

Tasty Race Tuesday: The 2019 4A State 4x400...

Niwot and Durango took this one down to the line......

Pre-Season 4A Power Rankings: Niwot Girls Out Front...

Can anyone keep pace with the Niwot girls?...

Fastest 15 Boys Teams Of The Decade...

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

Niwot Dominates 4A...

Cruz Culpepper defended his state title by scorching the field in the final 500....

The Fastest 4A Teams In The State...

The Air Academy girls are No. 2 on this list. ...

The 2019 Joe Vigil Exceeds Expectations...

With a little over 600 meters to go, there was no possible means of picking a winner....

The Dark Horse: Girls 4A Pre-Season...

Grace Johnson could be a big threat on the course this fall. ...

A Look At The 2019 Boys 4A State XC Championships...

Niwot's Cruz Culepper is set to defend his title, but he'll likely have some challengers nex...

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

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

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The Niwot girls will have a battle with Battle Mountain on their hands Saturday morning. ...

Eastwood Hungry For Redemption...

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Liberty Bell Preview...

Who is ready for Liberty Bell?...

MileSplit 10: The Fastest 4A Girls Teams In The State...

Battle Mountain leads the charge as the fastest team in 4A....

MileSplit 50: The Best Girls Teams In The State...

Mountain Vista tops the charts heading into the 2018 season. ...

MileSplit 50: The Best Boys Teams In The State...

On paper Centaurus is the No. 1 team in the state heading into the 2018 season. ...

A Look Ahead At Southwestern League Girls...

Durango's Abby Scott will be a vital piece to her team's run at claiming the Southwestern Le...

Southwestern League Boys Depth Analysis...

Alex Hise figures as the top returning sprinter in the Southwestern League for this spring....

The Deep Dive For XC, 2018: 4A Boys...

Ares Reading was a huge addition for Niwot this fall and a key piece of the Cougar puzzle ne...

The Deep Dive For XC, 2018: 4A Girls...

The age-old distinction between rebuilding and reloading applies at Battle Mountain. Look fo...

What Does 4A Boys Look Like For Next Year? (corrected)...

You, of course, want to consider the effect of the faster courses Durango ran on a couple ti...

4A State Previews...

If Niwot is going to win this thing, the pack is how it's going to get done....

Regional Week in Review...

Andrew King beats Levi Chambers and Christian Fagerlin to the finish line in 3A Region 4....

Regional Forecast: 4A Region 5...

Matthew Roberds is one of those athletes whose lower profile early in the season can't be tr...

Colorado Week in Review: October 2 - 7...

Hannah Ellis got a slow start to her season owing to an injury from spring, but she has thin...

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...

4A Week 7 Rankings...

Battle Mountain retains the top girls position, but Durango and Palmer Ridge continue to clo...

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....

What Did Desert Twilight Tell Us?...

You'd expect a grand spectacle in the desert to tell you something. And it did....

Who Has The Best Young Team? 4A Girls...

It's a deep Durango roster, on the starting line and in terms of freshmen and sophomores....

The Salida Invitational: Don't Go If You Don't Want To Get H...

Everything in Salida happens under the watchful eye of Mt. Shavano....

Top 8 Boys & 5 Teams To Watch In The Desert Twilight Boys Sw...

Desert Twilight is gonna' be lit! Click here to read Josh Tucker give a rundown of the Boys ...

Southwest Region In Review: Weekends of Sept 16 & 23...

There have been big doings across the region the last couple of weeks. Get caught up here!...

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...

September 26 - 30 In Colorado High School Cross Country...

Kylie Simshauser is establishing a new order of things in southern Colorado girls cross coun...

What's The State Of The 4A Girls Race, Right Now?...

It's a young Durango team overall this year, and one that is rapidly getting better. Ruth Ho...

Colorado Week in Review: September 11 - 16...

Chaparral's advantage wasn't yet apparent at the Fort Morgan Invitational, but it would be s...

Around The Southwest Region: September 7 - 9...

Monarch High School out of Colorado used a strong early presence up front to help pick up a ...

A Glance at the 2017 Joe Vigil Open...

Madeleine Burns set the pace, but Michelle Renner reaped the rewards....

The Top Ten 4A Girls Teams...

Naomi Harding is just one of the things you worry about when you go up against Battle Mountain.

Durango Girls XC, 2017...

Bekah Moenning is one of several returning Durango Demons who, as a team, very nearly made a...

An Early Look At The Top NXR-SW Girls Team Possibilities...

Refamiliarize yourself with the Blue Blob of Broomfield. They're going to be a load to handl...

4A Girls XC By Rankings...

The rankings are a big fan of the girls from Battle Mountain....

4A Girls, 2018...

Anna Hall is quite possibly the top returning athlete in 4A Girls....

Southwestern League Boys Depth Analysis...

Everyone knows about Montrose's distance presence, but Sam Distel gives the Indians a substa...

Southwestern League Girls Depth Analysis...

Teagan Garand should keep Durango very much represented this spring in the sprint events....

4A Girls State Forecast...

The Pine Creek girls may let you out in front for a spell, but they will also chase you down...

A Quick Wrap on Regionals, 2016...

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

4A Region 5 Preview...

Ben Highfill will be carrying much of the weight of Pueblo South's state hopes on his should...

Teams of the Future: 4A...

Jackson Ponce de Leon is part of a whole phalanx of young Pine Creek Eagles who could spell ...

Colorado Week in Review: September 26 - October 1...

Simon Kelati led his Greeley Central Wildcat teammates to an overpowering team title at the ...

In-depth Preview: Anna Banana Memorial...

After running all around the state to start the season, Jared Leblow gets another turn close...

Southwest Region in Review: September 11 - 17...

In Mountain Vista's system of interchangeable parts, it was Joshua Romine who came up big th...

Colorado Week in Review: September 13 - 17...

Drew Seidel and Cale Englert battle to a photo finish at the front of the Division 2 Boys ra...

Colorado's Top 50 Girls Teams by Virtual Meet Team Score...

Despite having two of their top runners rerouted for a scenic detour, Durango's performance ...

Colorado Week in Review: September 6 - 11...

Durango's Anna Smagacz led the Demons to a crushing defeat of the assembled field at Saturda...

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...

How Good of a Predictor Are Virtual Meets? 4A Boys...

William Chandler and his senior teammates at Durango proved remarkably constant through last...

The Colorado Preseason Top Ten 4A Girls Teams...

With the emergence of girls like Kelsey Lagunas, Roosevelt is suddenly a much bigger force w...

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...

The Colorado Preseason Top Ten 4A Boys Teams...

If you're looking for a most-improved team from last year to this, Montrose should be high o...

Colorado 4A Region 5 Boys Cross Country Preview...

Landon Ruiz-Diaz had a huge debut season for Montrose this spring in track and could be a ke...

Colorado 4A Region 5 Girls Cross Country Preview...

Abby Scott enters her junior year, a year full of hope and promise for her and her Durango t...

Who Improved Most from May, 2015, to May, 2016? 4A Boys...

You can make a solid case for Vista Ridge as the 4A Boys team that did the most to improve t...

4A Boys: Winning One for the Gipper...

Logan Stewart hits the sand en route to a state long jump crown. Photo by Jeff McCoy....

Rare Sunny Day to Start the Tiger Invitational...

Ro Paschal and Jack Rubalcave ran away from everyone and everything, including their own PRs...

April 28 - 30 in Review...

Hoehne's Jacob Yates dominated the hurdle events at Thursday's Primero Invitational. Colorad...

Favorite Images: Mullen adidas Runners Roost...

Plenty of heat in this heat. Photo by Alan Versaw....

The Top Ten Stories of Colorado HS XC for 2015...

Katie Rainsberger's was all smiles at the finish line of NXN 2015. Photo by Ashley Green....

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 Boys Cross Country Individual State Champions...

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

Previewing the Southwest Region Boys Teams...

Logan Mackay figures to be one of the guys Davis will be leaning on to earn yet another NXN ...

A Look Ahead at 4A Boys Cross Country, 2016...

Henry Barth helps to make Glenwood Springs one of the 4A teams most worth watching for next ...

A Look Ahead at 4A Girls Cross Country, 2016...

Pine Creek and Devon Kroeker join 4A next fall as an immediate threat to contend for a state...

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 ...

State Through the Lens of Jeff McCoy...

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

10 Questions about State Answered...

Miguel Baltazar exemplified an Alamosa effort that kept both feet beneath them until the job...

Scoring the 4A Boys Regions...

A great team battle between Durango and Palmer Ridge up front was carried all the way throug...

4A Boys: Two Points and a Combined Half of a Second...

Even half way into the race, it was clear that the team battle of interest was being waged b...

A Hard Look at State: 4A Boys...

Ian Meek brings the status of top returning finisher from last year to this year's 4A Boys s...

10 Questions for State to Answer...

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

Around the Southwest Region: Weekend of October 23, 24...

The top six finishers at Colorado 5A Region 5 all wore Mountain Vista green. Photo by Joel H...

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...

Colorado Weekend in Review: October 8 - 10...

It wasn't intentional that the two top girls teams started out next to each other, but it de...

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. ...

Meet Digest: Desert Twilight (Colorado Teams and Athletes)...

Seamus Millett was one of five Durango boys under 16 minutes at Desert Twilight on Friday ni...

Colorado Cross Country Slides Into October...

Castle View once again hosts their trendy little (or, now, not-so-little) meet just outside ...

Colorado Weekend in Review: September 24 - 26...

Holly Bent was all business winning the Pat Patten girls title on Saturday. Photo by Ashley ...

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...

Meanwhile, Over on the Western Slope......

Durango's Abby Scott ran her way to a meet title in her hometown on Friday night. Colorado T...

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

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

Durango, Battle Mountain Dispatch with the Flatlanders...

Although Benjamin Lachelt didn't quite win the race in his season debut, he did lead Durango...

Palmer Ridge, Air Academy Retain Top 4A Positions...

But Palmer Ridge lost their hold on unanimity in the 4A Boys rankings....

On Week 2's Table......

After taking one on the chin to Air Academy on Friday, Megan Rossman and her Battle Mountain...

4A Offers Up Some Clues: Cheyenne Mountain Stampede...

Meet Maria Mettler, the latest in a long line of Air Academy weapons. Photo by Alan Versaw....

Combined 4A Boys Scoring: Cheyenne Mountain Stampede (scorin...

While Durango was led by Nicholas Turco, a big chunk of the scoring damage was done by guys ...

Colorado Track XC Coaches Polls: 4A Preseason Rankings...

It didn't take long for Palmer Ridge to reassert their claim to the #1 spot....

NXR-SW Outlook: Colorado Boys...

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

Southwestern League Boys Preview: There Will Be No Exorcisin...

In a roster full of capable Durango Demons, Benjamin Lachelt is one of the best. Photo by Al...

Southwestern League Girls Preview: Like Old Times for Durang...

Sarah Smagacz' 2014 cross country campaign assures us she is ready for a bigger role as a ju...

4A Boys: Top Performances of the Week...

Mullen's Marcus McElroy had two 4A second-bests this week, one at 100m and one at 200m. Phot...

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

Preseason Track and Field Rankings - 4A...

We begin the preseason rankings with Class 4A....

Durango Girls Preview...

Miranda Gallegos is one of the key returning athletes for Durango this spring, and one who c...

Shannon Maloney: Durango Sends Another to Northern Utah...

Durango's Shannon Maloney is set to don the blue and silver of Utah State next fall. Photo b...

NXR-SW boys preview (updated)...

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

State meet results by returning runners: 4A teams...

Rychelle Denardo and Hannah Gaylord would be two reasons you might want to watch out for Bat...

4A fireworks...

Eric Hamer of Palmer Ridge combined a hard-earned team title with his individual title today...

4A Boys State analysis...

Niwot's tightly-packed regional finish has helped to push the Cougars a little more into...

Merged 4A boys regionals...

The team you're likely most concerned about here is the team laying conspicuously low of...

Regional redux: large schools...

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

4A Region 6 Boys preview...

Gordon Gianniny has been running well this fall, but he's also had a lot of support from...

4A rankings, October 14...

In our final 4A poll of the season, Palmer Ridge and Mountain View stay on top, but there wa...

Week In Review - September 29 - October 6...

It appears almost everyone in Arizona was at the Desert Twilight XC Festival ...

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

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

Southwest Region in review: September 14 - 21...

Tyler Day and Marcus Wheeler (Corona del Sol) enjoy some shoulder-to-shoulder running at the...

Deja vu in Monument Valley Park...

After a couple of near misses earlier in the season, Paxton Smith found his way into first a...

September 8 - 14 week in review: large schools...

Probably the worst draw on the entire starting line. Photo by Jeff McCoy....

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...

Dakota Ridge girls, Durango boys take Joe Vigil honors...

The high school boys race gets underway under the shade of the abundant cottonwoods at Alamo...

4A rankings, September 2...

Thompson Valley and Palmer Ridge retain this week's top spots, but the heat is on both t...

Bold Beginnings...

Aubrey Till has successfully made her break from the pursuit of Lauren Offerman by the top o...

Assigning meaning to the message of the Stampede...

Corey Lewenkamp enjoyed the day's largest margin of victory over the rest of a classific...

So, who really won the Cheyenne Mountain Stampede boys?...

An escort of Demons: Air Academy's Luc Hagen tries to hold of Gordon Gianniny, Benjamin ...

Stampede preview, 4A and 5A...

Thornton's Joshua Joseph is the top returning state finisher among the fields for Thursd...

4A Boys season preview...

Kaleb Simington, already well-established in the ranks of 4A, is joined by younger brother L...

The ultimate cross country trivia challenge...

If you know where these competitors are, you know the answer to one of the trivia questions....

4A Region 6 boys preview...

Josh Braun is one of several returning runners for Battle Mountain that make them a team of ...

4A Region 6 girls preview...

Ruthie Boyd has quietly emerged as oneof 4A's best on the cross country course. Colorado...

Eva-Lou breaks one string, starts another...

When the lights went on at Garry Berry Stadium on Friday night, Eva-Lou Edwards found hersel...

4A Girls...

Okay, it was only a matter of time until we could resist talking about 4A girls no longer. T...

The rest of week two......

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

A snowy-starting weekend in review...

Niwot's Niki Marshall dominated the 400 at the RE-1J District Meet, and she currently ow...

Hannah Peterson: the cross country route to Nordic...

It's a long trip to New Hampshire for Hannah Peterson, but that's where the Nordic p...

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'...

Durango lifting, with a touch of Keller...

Hannah Peterson ranks as a star in Durango circuit training. Photo by Alan Versaw....

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: 4A Boys...

If you're looking for a team to create havoc at the state meet that you might not have b...

State Previews: 4A Girls...

Get to know this face, because Jenna McCaffrey is the newest member of the Niwot shock-and-a...

4A Region 6 Preview...

Led by Gordon Gianniny and Nicholas Turco, Durango will be seeking to advance to state on th...

Week in Review: Friday/Saturday Meets...

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

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

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

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....

Around the SW in 20 Minutes: A Wet and (Mostly) Quiet Weeken...

Zach Grand of Santa Fe and Colin Hemez of Los Alamos battle for the win at Saturday's AT...

Week in Review: September 8 - 14...

Greg Eccher paces with Jake Erickson for a few moments before taking over at his home invita...

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-...

A Tale of Two Meets...

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

Sizing Up the Regions: 4A Region 6...

Eagle Valley's Gregg Salaz figures to be among the top contenders for the 4A Region 6 in...

Colorado's Cross Country Regions: The Western Slope...

Alicia Nelson, this year DII Steeplechase champion, is a graduate of Moffat County High Scho...

4A Boys XC 2013...

Adam Egger is one of the guys Coronado will be counting on to step up to bigger roles this f...

4A Girls XC 2013...

Based on what we saw in track season, Caitlin Schmitt will be bringing a lot of impact to th...

4A Boys at Spring Break: Every Bit as Good as We Thought...

Daniel Belk's 400 speed adds a lot of heft to Cheyenne Mountain's bid to become the ...

Field Events Well Dunn on Western Slope...

Reid Gates of Cedaredge sets a new season standard in the high jump at 6-8. Photo by Michele...

Passing the Baton to a New Week...

Not all meets were as fortunate as the City to City Challenge. About half of last weekend&#3...

Durango Rattles a Few Cages in SLC Weekend...

A Family Affair: Shannon and Joe Maloney share a break in their 2012 summer conditioning reg...

Coming up this Weekend...

Steve Duncan is a likely candidate to be showing up at Saturday's state indoor pole vaul...

Unleashing the Demons...

First-year coach David McMillan poses with 6/7 of the Durango boys at the state cross countr...

Track Previews: 4A Boys...

Brandon Cartagena and Jaylyn Mars return as two of the top 4A sprinters for 2013, but the sp...

4A Boys 2013: Detour Ahead...

Ethan Gonzales is a certified contender in Broomfield blue. How the rest of the team develop...

4A Girls 2013: Probably Only Minor Changes...

Hanna Born was one of three freshmen who contributed in a big way to the success of the Air ...

A Closer Look at the Teams: 4A...

Fair warning: Mandy Ortiz already owns a meet title on the NPEC/BCRP course. Colorado Track ...

Regional Glances: 4A Region 6...

Hunter Burnham has combined forces with Gregg Salaz to give Eagle Valley a potent 1-2 that f...

Championship Season Previews: 4A Girls...

Kaite Rainsberger has already had a few big moments in her debut season, but the biggest mom...

Championship Season Previews: 4A Boys...

On a cold day when a few of Coronado's top guns were taking a break from racing, Andres ...

4A: What We've Learned So Far...

Mandy Ortiz of Battle Mountain passes Jessica Kleven and Sam Skold at the Cheyenne Mountain ...

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 ...

Durango Girls: Restoring Tradition...

Karli Foreman has graduated, but Durango doesn't figure to drop off much with Shannon Ma...

Lady Demons Use Depth to Capture SWL Team Title...

Durango's Shannon Maloney strides away from the field to win the 400 in 58.94. Photo by ...

Friday Night Lights...

Grand Junction's Jamie Derrieux,right, gets a wary sidewards glance from Durango's 4...

A Visitation of Demons...

Jared Blake's times said he was one of the best hurdlers in the state. As of Saturday, t...

A Shocker in 4A Region 5...

Mandy Ortiz heads toward the finish of her regional championship run. Photo by Matt Scoggins...

Week 6 in Review...

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

The Chris Severy Memorial Hill Climb, 2011 Version...

It isn't exactly the Aspen Ski Area, but it's close. After a lung-busting climb, the...

Week 3 in Review...

It was a sea of red and black at the start of the Eagle Valley Invitational. Photo by Alan V...

Scouting Western Colorado - Southern Half...

In one season of cross country, Adrian Lovato and Haydyn Pike get to see more of Colorado th...

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 ...

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

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

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-...

Cross Country Previews: 4A Boys...

Mike Cernoia returns for his senior season as the classification's top-ranked runner. Photo ...

Colorado Week in Review, Week #6...

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

Colorado Week in Review, Week #3...

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

Over the mountain...

From left to right, several of the top girls from the western slope, Katrina Selsor (Glenwoo...

Handicapping the 5A boys race...

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

Week Four Summary...

After all of the intensity of week three, we should not count it surprising that large numbe...

Week Three Summary...

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

McLaughlin by 105 seconds!!!...

Allie McLaughlin wasted no time running away from the field en route to a 17:45 time at the ...

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...

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