Zaila Smith and Buena Vista are the top returning squad for next year.
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Kidus Begashaw ran away with the boy's 2A state title.
Mia Prok was, hands down, the fastest freshman girl at the National High School Trail Championships. We take a broader look at this year's freshman class here.
German Aguirre's 42-0 returning triple jump from State has him easily atop the Frontier League ratings, as well as a lofty place in the 2A overall rankings.
Alamosa's boys won the school's sixth team title in cross country this fall. Photo by Alan Versaw.
Bradley Wright of Platte Canyon returns as the league's top 110 hurdler. Photo by Alan Versaw.
Joseph Manilafasha, a two-time state champion and one of the best the state has ever seen. Colorado Track XC file photo.
Long after most former state champions have hung up the spikes, Melody Fairchild is still at it, and going strong. Colorado Track XC file photo.
2010 invididual titles for Kelsey Lakowske and Samantha Berggren piled onto an already-established trend in Colorado high school cross country. Read on to see what that trend is. Colorado Track XC file photos by Alan Versaw.
Hayelom Fitsum and Brandon Swenson were this close at the finish of last year's Wiggins Invite, but Swenson may have some catching up to do this fall. Photo by Ben Hershelman.
Meghan Gerritsen is a big part of the reason Platte Canyon figures as Frontier League favorites coming into the fall campaign. Photo by Alan Versaw.
My set of regional analyses failed to pick up on the fact that Colorado Academy was moved from 3A Region 2 to 3A Region 3 this year and Lake County and Middle Park from 3A Region 3 to 3A Region 1. So, here is what the analyses for those three regions should have looked like...
If you know where these competitors are, you know the answer to one of the trivia questions. Photo by Jeff McCoy.
Only in the mountain region do you find meets with climbs like this one at Aspen's Chris Severy Invitational. Photo by Matt Scoggins.
On a pleasant morning in late October, 1986, Heidi Althoff, Tamara Madsen, Diana Madsen, Liz Graham, Rhonda Bivens, and Chelle King did in the greatest dynasty Colorado high school cross country had ever known. Contributed photo. Free content.
With Middle Park moving into 3A Region 3, Tabor Scholl becomes the top-ranked returning girl in the region. Colorado Track XC file photo.
The useful reference for those who've been with the sport a while, and an indispensable resource for those new to the sport here in Colorado. Free content.
Last year, Ian Boucher and Kelsi Lasota served notice that they'll be having an impact on Colorado high school cross country for a few years to come. Colorado Track XC file photos.
When it comes to cross country tradition, few schools are in the same league as Fort Collins. Colorado Track XC file photo.
Frank Mencin inherited a legacy when he started at Lake County. He left another legacy when he departed.
Everything you wanted to know about high school cross country in Coloado, but you didn't know who to ask....