Valor Christian enters the season in prime position to defend both 5A state titles.
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Valor Christian's Camille Peisner claimed two league titles in last year's 4A competition.
Lakewood's Chase Dornbusch returns as one of the top distance runners in the state.
As we enter the 2018 season, Ralston Valley's Maya Provencal is one serious contender for top-athlete honors for Jeffco 5A.
Drew Johnson has enjoyed a sensational season to date and is not to be overlooked among the candidates for the Jeffco 5A Boys individual title.
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.
Great races, great competition despite a very hot day
The football field is about the last level thing the contestants see at the Elizabeth Cross Country Invitational.
Carley Bennett is the top distance representative on a deep Lakewood roster.
Josh Torres got the individual and team title earlier this week at the Sterling Invitational. Colorado Track XC file photo by Alan Versaw.
Michael Long continued his string of early season success with an individual title at the Elizabeth Invitational. Colorado Track XC file photo by Alan Versaw.
Audrey Lookner returns for her fourth and final high school cross country campaign this fall. Few have seen the kind of success over a high school career that she has. Photo by Alan Versaw.
London Evans adds sprint punch to a well-rounded Ralston Valley team. Photo by Alan Versaw.
With Cori Small backed by four game-changing freshmen, Elizabeth has opened a whole new chapter in their cross country history book. Colorado Track XC file photo by Alan Versaw.
Dakota Ridge figures as the top Jeffco 5A team heading into the season, and Mia Valerio is one of the bigger reasons for that. Photo by Alan Versaw.
It's not precisely clear yet to whom the Arvada West mantle of leadership will pass this fall, but Max Sevcik is certainly one of the candidates. Photo by Alan Versaw.
Like so many other athletes this week, Asia-Marie Kelly earned her way to state with solid performances this weekend. Colorado Track XC file photo by Alan Versaw.
Sprint--and now middle distance--ace Brock Miller had a hand in four event titles for Lakewood on Saturday. Photo by Tim Hilt.
The sunglasses won't go with him, but Noah Riley travels a few miles down I-25 this summer to run for the Air Force Academy. Colorado Track XC file photo by Alan Versaw.
After a standout sophomore season, Noelle Cobb returns as the top-ranked runner among Jeffco 5A girls, but Columbine has a tall order ahead of them to come out on top of this league next year.
Probably the worst draw on the entire starting line. Photo by Jeff McCoy.
Paul Moore leads a ThunderRidge team that just keeps getting better. Photo by Paul Jaeger.
Freshman Brock Miller of Lakewood enjoyed a stellar league meet, taking two firsts and a ninth in the 5A sprint events. Photos by Ben Hershelman.
Lutheran's relays created a stir in Fort Morgan last weekend. This weekend they show up in Keenesburg. Colorado Track XC file photo.
Last year's high school state championship race gets underway with a lot less snow underfoot than we'll have for this year. Photo by Stan Lambros.
Katie Bearup is one of several returning Ralston Valley Mustangs who threaten to upset the established order of things in the Jeffco 5A League. Photo by Paul Jaeger.
You've heard about Josh Davis, but it Lamar wins a state title, it will be on account of the contributions of guys like Zach Watson, who finished fourth in Friday's Tri-Peaks League meet. Photo by Tim Hilt.
Greg Eccher paces with Jake Erickson for a few moments before taking over at his home invitational. Photo by Michele Bisbee.
Cross country at the Legend Cross Fest includes a lot of country. Colorado Track XC file photo.
About this time next year, Lauren Santi should be studying hard at Princeton, but she won't have to change the colors of her meet day attire nor the name of her school's mascot. Contributed photo.
Lauren Brunsdale takes her pole vault experience to the heart of Philadelphia next year at Penn University. Contributed photo.
If you missed the Lakewood pole vault flying circus at last year's state meet, they're coming back to Windsor on Saturday. I'd throw a photo ID on this image except that I'm not sure which one of the Fab Four this is. Colorado Track XC file photo.
Few of the state's jumpers rival the diversity of talents Nola Basey brings to the runways. Photo by Jeff McCoy.
A field of 40 high schoolers embarks on the 5K of the state snowshoe championship under threatening skies. Photo by Stan Lambros.
Get your racing snowshoes on, it's time to battle it out for a state championship! Colorado Track XC file photo.
This week, Cory Munsch and Marcelo Laguera will be battling to send their teams to state. 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.
In a race with big state team title implications, Loveland's Kaylee Packham edges ahead of Katie Weber and Haley Brogan. Photo by Alan Versaw.
Doherty's Ryne Chavez posted one of the season's best 300 hurdle times with a 38.12 at Friday's Coronado Cougar Classic. Photo by Alan Versaw.
With Alaina Anderson and Desmin Ramirez running, Pomona should keep a highly visible profile this fall. Colorado Track XC file photos.
Loveland's Casey Riggs bested the field with a 15.35 (-2.5) in the 110 hurdles at the Runners Roost of Fort Collins on Saturday. Photo by Alan Versaw.
Golden's Trevor Evanson cleared 6-6 on his way to winning the high jump at Thursday's Jeffco 4A Qualifier. Photo by Alan Versaw.