Top Boys 5A Teams, So Far...

Mountain Vista appears to be the strongest team in 5A....

Coaches Poll: Sept. 16...

The Colorado Springs Christian girls made big gains in the latest Coaches Poll!...

Parker Wolfe Runs Colorado Soil Record Of 14:30 At Heritage...

Parker Wolfe ran a nation leading, Colorado soil record at the Heritage Distance Classic....

Coaches Poll: September 2...

The Air Academy girls are currently ranked No. 2 in 4A....

A Look At The Fastest Boys 5A Teams In The State...

Liberty returns the third fastest squad in the state....

A Look At The Fastest Girls 5A Teams In The State...

Cherokee Trail returns the third fastest squad in 5A....

A Look At The Fastest Boys Teams In The State...

Cheyenne Mountain is the third fastest boys team in the state....

Bracing For A New Wave Of Freshman Girls...

Mia Prok was, hands down, the fastest freshman girl at the National High School Trail Champi...

Bracing For A New Wave Of Freshman Boys...

Introducing a large portion of the boys cross country class of 2024....

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 Boys 4x800 Teams Of The Past Decade...

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

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

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

Top Stories Of 2019 No. 4: Niwot Leads Colorado At NXN...

Niwot's third-place finish led a banner day for Colorado at Nike Cross Nationals ...

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....

MileSplit 50: Final Rankings Are Colorado Heavy...

Connor Ohlson capped his season ranked No. 6 on the MileSplit 50. ...

Colorado Storms NXN At MudFest 2019...

The Niwot girls shocked the country, again, with a third-place finish!...

Week In Review: More Headed To Nationals!...

The Niwot girls will join a massive Colorado crew headed to Portland for NXN!...

All Your Current NXN Team And Individual Qualifiers...

A hub for every individual and team qualifier for Nike Cross Nationals thus far. ...

Colorado NXR-Southwest Boys PowerMerge...

How did Colorado stack up against Colorado?...

Week In Review: Another Big Day At NXR-Southwest...

Cole Sprout and Cruz Culpepper booked their tickets to Portland Saturday....

Utah Takes Team Titles, Colorado Stays Close...

Riley Stewart ran away from the field by 15 seconds to take the NXR-SW girls title....

Digging Deep Into The Nike Cross Nationals Southwest Region...

This week, we're breaking down the Nike Cross Nationals Southwest Regional...

NXR Southwest Colorado Girls Preview...

Cherry Creek's Riley Stewart heads to Arizona as one of the favorites......

NXR Southwest Colorado Boys Preview...

How fast can Cole Sprout go?...

NXR Southwest Regional Poll: Nov. 14...

Dakota Ridge surged to the No. 2 spot....

All According To Scri- Arapahoe Stuns In 5A...

Arapahoe upset three nationally ranked squads to claim the Colorado 5A state title....

Niwot Is Full Steam Ahead On State-Title Mission...

This much is sure. The Niwot girls team isn't sneaking up on anyone....

5A State Preview: Clash Of The Titans...

Mountain Vista and Dakota Ridge are set for another big clash at State....

NXR Southwest Regional Poll: Oct. 17...

Mountain Vista remains on top of the girl's rankings. ...

Pre-Region Coaches Poll...

The Classical Academy remains on top of the girl's 3A poll....

The Fastest 5A Teams In The State...

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

NXR Southwest Regional Poll: October 4...

Niwot surged hard on both sides of the latest NXR-Southwest rankings....

Week Six Coaches Poll: We've Got New No. 1s!...

Cherry Creek is the new No. 1 in the girl's 5A poll....

A Mountain Vista Sweep At The Pat Patten Invite...

Jenna Fitzsimmons and Sarah O'Sullivan ran away with the top two spots Saturday morning. ...

NXR Southwest Regional Poll: Sept. 20...

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

Week 4 Coaches Poll: Big Surges Highlight 3A & 2A...

Heritage Christian surged to the No. 3 spot in 2A this week....

4 Underdog Boys Teams That Could Make An Impact In 2019...

See which teams look good early in the 2019 XC season. ...

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

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

Battles Wage At Liberty Bell: Division Recaps...

Elizabeth Schweiker and Hope Stark battled to the line for the Division 1 title. ...

NXR Southwest Regional Poll: Sept. 7...

Mountain Vista tops both rankings. ...

MileSplit50 Boys Team Rankings Countdown...

Check out the release of the boys MileSplit50 national team countdown ahead of the XC season...

MileSplit50 Girls Team Rankings Countdown...

Check out the release of the girls MileSplit50 national team countdown ahead of the XC seaso...

Week 2 Coaches Poll...

Cheyenne Mountain was a unanimous No. 1 in the 4A polls this week....

Mountain Vista Wins The Battle In The Mountains...

Mountain Vista came, saw, and conquered. ...

Week 1 Coaches Poll...

Broomfield surged two spot to the No. 4 position. ...

MileSplit50 Girls Team Countdown: No. 15 Mountain Vista...

Mountain Vista is No. 12 on the MileSplit50 preseason national top 25 girls countdown...

A Revealing Run At The Vista Nation XC 2 Mile...

Cole Sprout opened up his 2019 campaign with the fastest time ever run at the Vista Nation X...

Pre-Season Coaches Poll...

We've got the Pre-Season Coaches Poll!...

Easton Allred Out Due To Stress Fracture...

The senior star at Corner Canyon was fifth at the Nike National XC Championships last year...

A Look At The Fastest 5A Boys Teams In The State...

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

A Look At The Fastest 5A Girls Teams In The State...

Mountain Vista returns the fastest squad among 5A. ...

Grace And Lauren Ping Are Joining A New Power Program In AZ...

The Ping's are on the move, and a program in Arizona will immediately improve with their enr...

The Fastest 100 Girls Teams In The State...

Niwot returns as the second-fastest squad in the state. ...

Denver's Best Distance Programs Credit One Big Variable...

The best distance programs in the Denver, Colorado, area credit one key variable to their su...

A Look Ahead At The Girls Continental League Championships...

Bryce Johansen dropped six seconds from her 800 PR to win the event last year....

A Look Ahead At The Boys Continental League Championships...

In the sprints - and the hurdles - the man to beat is Zion Gordon....

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

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

Final 2018 Girls XC Team Scores Rankings For Every State...

Final girls XC team scores rankings in all 50 states and the team at the top of each state's...

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

Jenna Fitzsimmons and Riley Stewart are set up for a big battle next year....

Colorado's Big Day Out At NXN...

Dakota Ridge capped their stellar season with a third place finish at NXN....

MileSplit Staff Predictions For Nike Cross Nationals...

Some of the MileSplit staff made their predictions on who will finish top five at Saturday's...

Dakota Ridge Jumps To No. 4 In Final MileSplit 50 Rankings...

Dakota Ridge moved to No. 4 in the final MileSplit 50 Team Rankings....

Virtual Meet: Predicting NXN's Girls Team Winner...

Who's in line for a national title on the girls side at NXN on December 1? ...

Virtual Meet: Predicting NXN's Boys Team Winner...

Based on the teams attending the 2018 Nike Cross Nationals, which boys squad will come out o...

The Colorado NXN Field Is Set!...

Colorado is sending a large party to Portland for NXN...

The Biggest At-Larges Snubs After NXN Deliberations...

Another year, another season of discussion around which team did not make the NXN field. ...

Here Are Your Eight NXN At-Large Team Bids...

Check out which at-large teams the committee chose to race at Nike Cross Nationals...

NXR Southwest Produced Some Big Championship Moments...

The NXR Southwest Region had no shortage of electricity in the air after momentous finishes ...

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

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

NXR Southwest: Boys Colorado Preview...

Cole Sprout enters as a heavy favorite to take the individual title....

MileSplit LIVE: Debating The Best Girls Team In The Country...

The MileSplit LIVE crew debates the best girls team in the country right now...

NXR Southwest: Girls Colorado Preview...

Jenna Fitzsimmons and Mountain Vista will eye that automatic berth to NXN....

Southwest Region Rankings: Nov. 7...

The Classical Academy leapt into the latest Southwest Rankings, landing on the No. 6 spot....

5A Girls: Fitzsimmons And Mountain Vista Reign...

Jenna Fitzsimmons ran away to defend her state title. ...

Update: MileSplit50 Elite Roundup October 22nd - 29th...

We gathered all the performances from October 22 to October 27 that athletes in the MileSpli...

5A Boys: Sprout, Dakota Ridge, Storm To Victory...

Cole Sprout ran away with the state title, and a new course record of 15:16....

No. 2 Ranked Mountain Vista Girls Chasing State...

The MileSplit50 No. 2 ranked Mountain Vista girls are well on a path toward claiming state 

5A State Preview: Sprout, Mountain Vista Headline...

Can anyone run with Cole Sprout?...

Who Has Best JV Girls Cross Country Squads In Your State?...

Current JV girls XC team scores rankings in all 50 states and the team at the top of each st...

Catch Up On All The MileSplit Coaches Corner Podcasts...

This week, catch up on any of the MileSplit Coaches Corner podcasts you may have missed!...

Week 8 Coaches Poll: Girls...

D'Evelyn surged three spots to No. 3 this week....

Week Seven Coaches Poll: Girls...

The theme of this week was unanimous No. 1s...

Week Seven Coaches Poll: Boys...

Dakota Ridge remains on top of 5A....

Week Six Coaches Poll: Boys...

Centaurus and Niwot battle for 4A supremacy....

Week Six Coaches Poll: Girls...

Cherokee Trail remains firmly in the No. 2 spot in 5A....

Every State's Boys XC Team Scores Rankings Update...

Current boys XC team scores rankings in all 50 states and the team at the top of each state'...

Every State's Girls XC Team Scores Rankings Update...

Current girls XC team scores rankings in all 50 states and the team at the top of each state...

Leap Of The Week: Shantell Hafner...

 Shantell Hafner dropped 26 seconds off her Liberty Bell time to run 18:45 this past weeken...

MileSplit Coaches Corner: Mountain Vista's Jonathan Dalby...

On the third episode of the MileSplit Coaches Corner Podcast, Mountain Vista (CO) coach Jona...

Fast And Furious At The Dave Sanders Invite...

Tiya Tamberlin leads the Division 2 race through the early stages. ...

Southwest Region Rankings: Sept. 21...

Mountain Vista girls come in No. 1 in the first edition of the SW region rankings....

Week Five Coaches Poll: Boys...

Legend made a jump in the rankings this week....

Dave Sanders Invitational Preview...

A look inside one of the most competitive meets of the weekend....

Week Five Coaches Poll: Girls...

We've got a new No. 1 in 4A!...

Week Four Coaches Poll: Girls...

Lyons continues to reign over 2A....

Liberty Bell Preview...

Who is ready for Liberty Bell?...

Week Three Coaches Poll: Girls...

Mountain Vista remains on top of 5A. ...

Week Three Coaches Poll: Boys...

Week Three saw a major shake-up in the 3A rankings....

Wolfe, O'Sullivan Weather The Conditions At Arapahoe Warrior

Cherry Creek's Parker Wolfe captured his second win of the season. ...

MileSplit 10: The Fastest 5A Boys Teams...

Who is the fastest returning boy's team in 5A?...

Week Two Coaches Poll: Girls...

The titans remained on top, but we saw some shaking within the rankings....

Week Two Coaches Poll: Boys...

Week Two Polls saw very little movement up top....

MileSplit50 Individual Boys XC Rankings Countdown...

MileSplit will release the top 25 individual national rankings for high school girls and boy...

Clash Of The Titans At Vista Nation 2 Mile...

Cruz Culpepper beat a stacked field to claim the course record....

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. ...

XC Team Scores Rankings For All 50 States...

Who are the top returning teams in each state? We project the fastest returning teams as wel...

5A State Meet Preview: Girls...

Jenna Fitzsimmons and Sarah O'Sullivan will look to lead Mountain Vista to a repeat....

Heartland Distance Summit Set June 29-30...

The Heartland Distance Summit, a two-day clinic for high school distance coaches, will take ...

Mountain Vista Distance Shine At The Continental Relays...

The Mountain Vista distance crew shined at the Continental Relays this past weekend....

Cameron Beal: Mountain Vista to Northern Colorado...

Cameron Beal will head north to compete for Northern Colorado next year....

A Polar Polar Bear...

Meet Hunter Elliott, Mountain Vista's new 800-meter threat....

Caden Foster: Mountain Vista to West Point...

Caden Foster will follow in the footsteps of his father and his grandfather by taking his ta...

Carter Dillon: Mountain Vista To Duke...

Carter Dillon has been on the Colorado racing scene for quite some time. Next year he'll be ...

A Look Ahead At The Continental League Girls...

Douglas County's Abigail Brown is a certifiable rising star in the sprint ranks. ...

Jenna Fitzsimmons Tabbed As Gatorade AOY...

Jenna Fitzsimmons' outstanding season has now been officially recognized by Gatorade, who ju...

A Look Ahead At The Continental League Boys...

Jackson Connelly and Ray Robinson were two of the league's fastest last year. Look for even ...

Top Ten Stories Of 2017, #2: Battle Mountain and Mountain Vi...

The Battle Mountain girls enjoy a moment in the spotlight on account of a third-place finish...

The Deep Dive For XC, 2018: 5A Girls...

Casting about for a team to pay extra attention to next year? Try Caitlin McConnell and her ...

The Deep Dive For XC, 2018: 5A Boys...

Ben Morrin is a key element in a very deep group of returning runners for Dakota Ridge next ...

Five Surprises From Nike Cross Nationals...

We break down some our initial reactions and surprises from Nike Cross Nationals. ...

Colorado's Best Day Ever At NXN...

Mountain Vista had the best-ever Colorado combined program finish at NXN with a third and a ...

The Ultimate NXN Boys Team And Individual Preview...

NXN is almost here. Check out this preview of the boys teams and individuals ahead of the bi...

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...

Virtual Meet: The NXN Girls Title Race...

Who wins in a battle between the nation's best teams and their runner's overall PRs?...

Arizona Sends The Thunder To NXN...

The drought is over for Arizona boys as the State sends its first boys team to Nike Cross Na...

A History of Colorado at NXN...

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

Nike Cross Nationals Qualifier Hub...

We will be tracking all throughout the NXN Regional qualifying meets whos in and whos out of...

Which Teams Have The Best Shot At An NXN Wildcard Bid...

Which teams on the bubble of NXN will get chosen as at-large bids? ...

What Colorado Stories Did NXR-SW Reveal?...

Carley Bennett was one of a lengthy list of Colorado athletes enjoying stellar days at this ...

All-Colorado, All-Races NXR-SW Girls Merge...

An interesting thing happens when you plug Allie Chipman's result into the team scoring from...

Southwest Boys 2017: Three Top Teams Too Many...

Late in the race, Aidan Troutner took on the look of invincibility, while the team race came...

NXR-SW 2017: Colorado Teams Dominate Girls Competition...

Lizzie Harding, Elizabeth Constien, and Naomi Harding set up strong early. And, they had som...

NXR-SW 2017 Start Lists: Boys Open Races...

Mountain Vista (Vista Nation) figures to be a force in the open races as well as the champio...

Southwest Region Boys 2017: Will The American Fork String Be...

Brace yourself for another rousing edition of NXR-SW Boys, but with lots of new faces this t...

Southwest Region Girls 2017: Can Anyone Break The Colorado S...

Of course it's another year of hold-your-breath racing shaping up at NXR-SW! And a few girl...

What Does 5A Girls Look Like For Next Year? (Revised)...

The top five for Mountain Vista should all be back next fall, with Jenna Fitzsimmons likely ...

Scoring Regions At State: Girls...

5A Region 5 dominated the 5A Girls regions at State. Much of that, but certainly not all of ...

Combined Program Scores - Colorado State XC...

When you win both team state titles, it's hard not to win the combined program score for you...

Colorado State Cross 2017: Mountain Vista Completes The Tour...

Ethan Rouse closes in on the creek crossing, and a Mountain Vista state title draws nearer w...

Colorado State Cross 2017: Mountain Vista Keeps Broomfield A...

Hannah Brown's late-race fatigue wasn't enough to keep her from nailing down a team title fo...

Colorado State XC 2017: Boys Full Meet Merge...

Not surprisingly, Mountain Vista wins the state meet merge, but how do the rest of the teams...

Weekend Rundown: State Meet Action Kicks Into Full Swing...

Check out what's going down across the country this weekend in this edition of the Weekend R...

10 Questions For State XC, 2017, To Answer...

Cole Sprout dominated on this course on August 25. Can he do it again on October 28?...

5A State Previews...

Charlie Perry, not much heard from of late, reminded a few folks of what's he's capable of a...

Around The Southwest Region: Weekend Of October 19 - 21...

Catch up on the moving and shaking among the region's top teams here....

Regional Week in Review...

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

Regional Forecast: 5A Region 5...

Scenes like this have the Coronado faithful hopeful they could be seeing their team at State...

Southwest Region Rankings, October 13...

Habtamu Cheney and Desert Vista moved up to #2 in this edition of the Southwest region ranki...

Around The Southwest Region: 1st Weekend Of October...

The Albuquerque Academy and Rio Rancho girls mixed things up nicely at the Albuquerque Metro...

A Flurry Of League Meets: #4, Continental League...

Rock Canyon has a very real shot here, but it will take big efforts down the line by guys li...

2017 Doherty Spartan: A Fine Showing And A Rampage...

David Fine chases Connor McCabe up the second ascent. McCabe's lead wouldn't last much longe...

Who Has The Best Young Team? 5A Girls...

It seems everywhere we turn, we end up seeing green....

Southwest Region Rankings: September 27...

Jenna Fitzsimmons and Sarah O'Sullivan helped Mountain Vista solidify their regional ranking...

Here Are The Top 150 Girls Teams In The Nation Based On Curr...

Check out who which teams top the nation in the 5K and 3-mile distances...

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!...

Girls Pat Patten - Dave Sanders Meet Merge...

Vista Nation wasted little time securing a strong presence up front at Pat Patten....

Boys Pat Patten - Dave Sanders Merge (Corrected)...

Both Dave Sanders and Pat Patten start on a lot of grass, but the Dave Sanders tends to run ...

Favorite Images: September 23...

What do you do when the generator goes out? Well, nobody is going over the timing mat unless...

2017 Dave Sanders: Johnson, Fine, Mercer, and Chamberlin Sta...

David Fine's win at Dave Sanders may prove to be a step along the way to bigger things. File...

2017 Pat Patten Invitational: Mountain Vista Claims Battle o...

Mountain Vista sends the advance guard to the front early in the girls race....

This Weekend's Meet Of Destiny: The Pat Patten...

Lizzie Harding and company have a very tall task in front of them this weekend, but you can ...

5A Week 5 Rankings...

Caden Foster and Ethan Rouse are two good reasons Mountaini Vista is retaining a narrow lead...

What Is The State Of The 5A Boys Race, Right Now?...

Monarch is that pesky team caught in the clutter of the early portion of the 5A season in a ...

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

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

What To Watch For This Weekend...

The Palmer Ridge boys are one of several teams with a lot on the line this weekend....

Southwest Region Rankings...

Mountain Vista's girls went hunting big game this past weekend, and came back with what they...

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 ...

Updated Flo50 Girls Team Rankings Released: Mountain Vista W...

Check out the latest edition of the Flo50 girls team rankings on MileSplit...

2017 Liberty Bell: Never A Dull Moment...

Few things match the fever-pitched intensity of a Liberty Bell start. ...

Scoring Liberty Bell By Classification: 5A Girls...

You probably already know Jenna Fitzsimmons and Mountain Vista ran away with this thing, but...

Scoring Liberty Bell By Classification: 5A Boys...

Carter Dillon led Mountain Vista to a tiny win over Rock Canyon in a 5A Boys merge of the Li...

5A Week 2 Rankings...

Broomfield's performance at Centaurus put them squarely into the 5A Girls drivers seat....

Liberty Bell 2017 Meet Preview: Updated...

Personal bubbles are routinely burst on the Liberty Bell start line. Swapping sweat is the n...

Arapahoe Warrior Meet Preview...

Chase Dornbusch came up with the win at Cherry Creek. Can he make it a twofer at Arapahoe?...

2017 Vista Nation 2-Mile Tells A Few Tales...

Carter Dillon broke free on the second loop and carried it forward to a convincing win at th...

The 5A Preseason Coaches Polls (Link Fixed)...

5A Girls start their season with two huge favorites and a lot of teams looking to make a pla...

Flo50 Girls Team Rankings: No. 8 Mountain Vista...

Up next on our Flo50 girls team rankings is No. 8 Mountain Vista...

Mountain Vista Atop Southwest Preseason Rankings...

Sarah O'Sullivan and Caroline Eck helped lead Mountain Vista to last year's Southwest region...

Vista Nation 2-Mile Meet Preview...

Chris Theodore checks around to make sure his lead is for real at the finish of last year's ...

The Top 10 5A Girls Teams...

Broomfield can beat you by packing it up or stringing it out. They're not especially particu...

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...

Mountain Vista Boys XC, 2017...

Carter Dillon was nipping at Joshua Romine's heels this spring. It looks to be Dillon's team...

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

Grant Gardner added a very good track season to his outstanding cross country season from th...

Who Has The Toughest Region? 5A Girls...

If Mountain Vista is in the region, the region already has a leg up in the "toughest region"...

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...

Who Has The Toughest Region? 5A Boys...

There was definitely something of a preview of the 5A Region 5 boys at the State 3200 this s...

5A Girls XC By Rankings...

Sarah O'Sullivan, Caroline Eck, and Jenna Fitzsimmons are three good reasons to keep Mountai...

5A Boys XC By Rankings...

Carter Dillon came on strong for Mountain Vista this past school year and could figure as th...

5A Girls, 2018...

Taylor Watson is one of a group of very talented sprinters, jumpers, and hurdlers coming bac...

5A Boys: The Deep Dive...

Iosua Maika could very well held one key for tipping the scales in favor of Fountain-Fort Ca...

5A Girls: The Deep Dive...

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

Colorado Week in Review: May 9 - 13...

Aside from taking out the next-to-last hurdle, Aaron McCoy's 300 hurdles looked end-of-seaso...

2017 Pomona Invitational Friday: Welcome To The Big Time (co...

Scott Johnson does his part to get Legend to 8:02 in the 4x800....

Week 3 Report Card: 5A Girls...

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

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...

Continental League Girls Depth Analysis...

Shewli Ghosh returns as one of the top sprinters in the Continental League and a centerpiece...

The Top 10 Cross Country Stories of 2016: #2...

By the end of the season, Broomfield had fully made their case as the top team in Colorado....

Top 10 Cross Country Stories of 2016: #3...

The 5A Boys crown came down to what seemed before the season a most improbable end....

Continental League Boys Depth Analysis...

Regis Jesuit's Tama Tuitele figures as the league's top returning thrower in both the shot p...

Top 10 Cross Country Stories of 2016: #5...

Mountain Vista and Palmer Ridge shared a stunning moment in the California spotlight back in...

How Did Colora Do at NXN?...

Brie Oakley's race was mostly an exercise in solitude. Photo by Alan Versaw....

A Gallery of Colorado at NXN 2016...

At the midway point, Brie Oakley's lead was already the stuff of legend. Photo by Alan Versa...

What's on the Line for Colorado at NXN...

The Mountain Vista girls and Coach Dalby help break in the course on this year's course prev...

How Did the 2016 NXR-SW 2016 Girls Championship Race Run?...

It was tight early and things shuffled a lot during the 2016 NXR-SW Girls Championship race....

Colorado All Races Girls Merge for NXR-SW 2016...

Caroline Eck's 18:36 helped propel Mountain Vista to the NXR-SW title. Photo by Alan Versaw.

Colorado All Races Boys Merge for NXR-SW 2016...

Carter Dillon and his Mountain Vista temmates enjoyed their best race since Woodbridge. Phot...

Nike Cross Nationals Qualifier Hub...

Who's qualified so far?...

2016 Nike Cross Southwest: A Few Shockers to Stir the Pot of...

On a day when heat, wind, and dust took their toll on a lot of runners, Casey Clinger stood ...

NXN Southwest Boys Preview: Six Ranked Teams, Six Ranked I...

Casey Clinger meets the Utah state meet finish line with a large gap on his pursuers. Photo ...

NXN Southwest Girls Preview: Six Ranked Teams, Three Ranked ...

Nobody in Colorado came close to solving the Brie Oakley puzzle this fall. Photo by Jeff McCoy.

A Look at Next Year: 5A Girls...

Broomfield returns a team that will be very nearly all seniors next fall. They have a couple...

A Look at Next Year: 5A Boys...

Rampart's boys are one of those teams that may be a little difficult to ignore next year. Ph...

What?! No Palmer Ridge in the MileSplit National Rankings?...

Colorado has learned that Bears are dangerous. Who's next? Photo by Alan Versaw....

State Meet Overall Program Scoring...

Monarch had the second-best overall program score in 5A, falling behind only Mountain Vista....

Tales from the Chute, 2016...

Among the stellar seniors we bid farewell to on Saturday were 5A standouts Lauren Gregory an...

2016 Colorado State XC 5A Boys: Mountain Vista's String Come...

As the race descends into the creek crossing, Isaac Green holds a slim lead over Joshua Romi...

2016 Colorado State XC 5A Girls: Broomfield Beats Mountain V...

Ivy Gonzales powers her way home on what would prove to be the first step toward a second-co...

10 Questions for State, 2016, to Answer...

Your top ten may not match my top ten point for point, much less in my ordering of things, b...

5A Girls State Forecast...

Beware of unharnessed blobs of blue on the course on Saturday. Photo by Alan Versaw....

5A Boys State Forecast...

Be sure that these guys have crossed Mountain Vista's mind a time or two in the last week. P...

Saucony Flo 50 Southwest Region Rankings...

Nate Osterstock led Olympus to a stunning win over Timpagnogos in Utah 4A last week. Contrib...

Final 2016 Season Saucony Flo 50 Colorado Rankings...

The Hotchkiss boys made their first appearance in the rankings with a strong showing at 2A R...

A Quick Wrap on Regionals, 2016...

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

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...

5A Region 5 Preview...

Rampart's Jacob Dewey had a big race at the CSML meet on Thursday and is a big part of the r...

Colorado Week in Review: October 10 - 15...

Ellie Fantauzzo opens a gap on Emma Willadsen en route to her first high school meet title. ...

Continental League Meet Preview...

Brock Helvey is one of two Douglas County Huskies who figure to have some shot at claiming t...

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...

September Fades into October...

Rye's Makayla Rodriguez gets to pound out a few thousand strides in front of the home folks ...

2016 Dave Sanders Invitational: Arvada West Stuns Division 1...

Joslin Blair got the win on Friday that got away from her last weekend. Colorado Track XC fi...

Mid Season Exam: 5A Girls...

Lauren Neugeboren is a key member of a Boulder team that is much better than preseason proje...

In-depth Preview: Dave Sanders Invitational...

Sophia Maeda leads a sharply-improved Mead team this season. They get a larger stage to show...

Saucony Flo 50 Colorado Rankings...

No rankings leads changed hands this cycle, but a win over Lyons helped Nick Lovato and Vang...

Who Has the Best B Team in the State: Boys...

As you might have guessed, Palmer Ridge and Mountain Vista camp out near the top of the list...

Who Has the Best B Team in the State: Girls...

We're used to looking at teams' top runners, but how deep do the various teams in the state ...

Saucony Flo 50 Southwest Region Rankings: September 20...

No result over the last two weeks made more waves in the rankings than the 1-2 finish of Mou...

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...

Woodbridge Notes: Colorado Summary...

Mountain Vista and Palmer Ridge bask together in the glow of a stunning performance. Photo b...

Southwest Region in Review: September 5 - 10...

Reina Paredes led Rio Rancho's girls to a second-place finish at the St. Vrain Invitational....

The Week Ahead in Cross Country...

Sophomore David Fine is enjoying a breakout year at Elizabeth. He gets to run in front of th...

2016 Liberty Bell - St. Vrain Girls Merge...

Mountain Vista edges Broomfield in a girls merge of the Liberty Bell and St. Vrain results, ...

2016 Liberty Bell - St. Vrain Boys Merge...

If you merge the results between St. Vrain and Liberty Bell, with a multiplication factor on...

2016 St. Vrain Invitational: Mountain Vista, Monarch, & Palm...

The battling at the front was at fever pitch between 5A giants Mountain Vista and Monarch, p...

In-depth Preview: St. Vrain Invitational...

Isaac Roberts sets out on a journey to join, and even enhance, the legacy of older brothers ...

Saucony Flo 50 Colorado Coaches Polls (Now Complete!)...

Colton Stice had a big win at Lake County last weekend, leading the Gunnison boys to a close...

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....

2016 Arapahoe Warrior Girls Merge...

Last year, Jenna Fitzsimmons and Sarah O'Sullivan were top ten finishers at middle school st...

In-depth Preview: the Arapahoe Warrior Invitational...

Harrison Scudamore buried the field at last week's Cheyenne Mountain Stampede. It should be ...

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...

Colorado 5A Preseason Virtual Meets...

Claiming top position in rankings--and in meets--is getting to be standard fare for Mountain...

In-depth Vista Nation XC 2-Mile Preview...

A rare frontal view of the Great Green Wall at a Mountain Vista cross country meet. Photo by...

Saucony Flo50 Southwest Region Preseason Rankings...

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

Fastest Returning XC Boys Squads in Colorado: Vista Nation R...

This year's Mountain Vista team will be able to hurt you in lots of ways. Weston Hart is one...

Top Teams of the Teens, So Far......

Lyons has an astonishing record of no state finish worse than fourth, boys or girls, since t...

NXR-SW Preview: Colorado's Top Girls Teams...

Battle Mountain fields one of the top small-school girls teams anywhere in the nation. Photo...

NXN Southwest Returning Rankings: Fastest 50 Girls Teams...

MileSplit previews the top returning girls teams for the meet....

The Colorado Preseason Top Ten 5A Boys Teams...

Rock Canyon has officially arrived as a certifiable contender. Look for this team tearing up...

The Colorado Preseason Top Ten 5A Girls Teams...

Ivy Gonzales tasted a team state title last fall. But, did the taste make Broomfield satisfi...

NXR-SW Preview: Colorado's Top Boys Teams...

Alex Fu and Mountain Vista have made a habit of leaving the opposition in their dust, their ...

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

There are any number of ways Mountain Vista can hurt you. Think of Shayan Zarrin as Exhibit ...

NXR-SW: An Early Assessment of the Boys Teams (Appended)...

Camren Todd heads up a very strong returning delegation from the Davis program. Photo by Ala...

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

Caroline Eck was Mountain Vista's impact freshman last year. There are more coming this year...

Who Improved Most from May, 2015, to May, 2016? 5A Boys...

Angel Heredia came into his own as a hurdler this spring and helped Hinkley make a couple of...

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...

Paxton Smith: Boulder Beckons...

Paxton Smith will make the transition this fall from Colorado's top high school program to C...

Colorado's Arcadia Weekend...

Matt McDonald's 4:21.08 1600 was one of the best Colorado performances of the weekend in Arc...

Favorite Images: Longmont Invitational...

Photo finish in the 800. Photo by Alan Versaw....

What Difference Will the New Field Sizes Make at State Cross...

Look for a few minor changes at state cross country as a result of the new field sizes. Phot...

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

Sierra Suazo comes into the spring as the top-ranked thrower in the Continental League in bo...

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...

A Pretty Good Day for Region Southwest...

Katie Rainsberger smashes the course record and takes the win. Photo by Ashley Green....

Colorado Heads to NXN...

For Paxton Smith and Vista Nation, Saturday is a long-awaited and much dreamed about opportu...

NXR-SW 2015: Parting Thoughts...

It was another fabulous year of competition at Nike Cross Regionals Southwest. Photo by Alan...

Colorado Boys Team Merge from NXR-SW...

So, give the win to Mountain Vista, but how did the rest of the Colorado delegation fare at ...

Watch Mountain Vista React After NXN Southwest Win!...

Watch the Colorado squad react after pulling off a massive upset!...

It Could Not Have Been Any Closer...

Casey Clinger trades strides with a few co-leaders at a very early stage of the boys champio...

Previewing the Southwest Region Girls Teams...

Talia Dreicer led a Los Alamos charge at the New Mexico state meet that suggested the Hillto...

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 5A Girls, 2016...

Cherokee Trail and Jordan Herrera will look to continue the rise of that program into 2016. ...

A Look Ahead at 5A Boys Cross Country, 2015...

Gage Hornung and Boulder will be among those taking shots at stopping Mountain Vista from a ...

Returning State Teams: Girls...

Not only will the Mitchem sisters be back at Broomfield, but the entire state team accompani...

One and Two Mile Scoring: 5A Boys...

If that's a hint of a smile on Joshua Romine's face it could be because he realizes Vista Na...

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 ...

10 Questions about State Answered...

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

5A Girls: Broomfield to the Top!...

With Brie Oakley just out of view, Lauren Gregory attacks the final hill on the state course...

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 ...

State Meet Individual Title Winner Video Interviews...

Colorado Track XC talks to Paul Roberts, and a bunch of other athletes, about their state me...

Colorado State Meet Merged Scoring: Boys...

It surprised very few folks that Parker Mackay's Mountain Vista teammates dominated all face...

State Meet Did-You-Knows...

2010 invididual titles for Kelsey Lakowske and Samantha Berggren piled onto an already-estab...

A Hard Look at State: 5A Girls...

Lauren Gregory ran essentially unchallenged to last year's state title. That's not how the 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...

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...

Doing a Virtual Meet for Saturday's State Meet...

How long are the odds against anyone toppling Mountain Vista? A virtual meet can help answer...

Mountain Vista Crushes All Resistance...

Shayan Zarrin aided and abetted the cause with a second-place finish, his best of the season...

Saucony/Flo 50 Colorado Coaches Poll: October 13...

In what's become a bit of a game of hot potato, the 3A Girls #1 ranking went back to Cecilia...

League Meet Previews: Continental...

Shannon Osoba leads a solid, and steadily getting better, Rock Canyon girls team into the Co...

M & Ms at the Doherty Spartan: Mattern and Meek Run Away wit...

With a curious equine looking on, Kiara Mattern races to the Doherty Spartan individual titl...

Saucony/Flo 50 Southwest Rankings: October 6...

Joshua Romine has been a big part of the story at Mountain Vista this fall. Photo by Alan Ve...

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. ...

Favorite Images: October 2 and 3...

Things get a little intense around a Salida finish line. Photo by Sarah Hudelson....

A Meet Spilling Over...

Very early in the girls race, it was the battle of Douglas County, but that quickly narrowed...

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...

Saucony/Flo 50 Colorado Week 5 Rankings...

Tiana Bradfield is member #3 of the Peak to Peak freshman class that has the Pumas stalking ...

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...

Girls Merged Scoring for Dave Sanders...

Lauren Soares is rapidly making a name for herself at the front of a very strong Mountain Vi...

Mountain Vista? Sure! But, Silver Creek? Wow!: The Best Youn...

James Lee is part of the Westview-to-Silver-Creek legacy that is writing a new chapter in Si...

Saucony/Flo 50 Southwest Region Rannkings: September 22...

Sara Musselman has been a strong addition to the 2015 American Fork girls. Photo by Rob Versaw.

Bracing for More of the Same: The Best Young Teams in the State

As of this weekend, Emily Mitchem holds the top time on a Broomfield team that figures only ...

Southwest Region Week in Review: September 14-19...

Two Mountain Vista teams are all smiles after finishing sixth and fourth at the Woodbridge S...

Colorado Weekend in Review: September 17 - 19...

Kyra Hanson picked up her debut high school meet title this weekend at Platte Valley. Colora...

Vista Nation Calls Down a Little Woodbridge Thunder...

Allie Chipman rolls to the individual title in the Woodbridge Sweepstakes race in 16:31.1 fo...

Liberty Bell/St. Vrain Girls Merge...

It didn't take Mountain Vista long to find themselves in control of the St. Vrain race and, ...

Liberty Bell/St. Vrain Boys Merge...

If you thought Mountain Vista looked like the top team in the state before this weekend, you...

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...

Favorite Images: Liberty Bell and St. Vrain...

The race that exacted a toll. Photo by Alan Versaw....

Caught Your Breath Yet? Cross Country Resumes Today! (update...

The 200 meters of wooden bridge at the Woodland Park course is an experience not soon forgot...

Mountain Vista Dominates 4A/5A St. Vrain Invite...

The boys race was very competitive through more than two miles up front, but even here you c...

This Week's Featured Meet: The 4A/5A St. Vrain Invitational...

After a huge win at Centaurus last weekend, Catherine Liggett gets to take on Katie Rainsber...

Only Minor Changes in 5A...

Monarch was the most notable mover off of opening weekend performances....

Colorado Weekend in Review: August 27 - 29...

Last year, Henry Barth was a top-10 finisher at middle school state. This year, he opened as...

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...

Continental League Boys Preview: Mountain Vista's Domain...

Alex Fu and Addison Hellier rank among the leaders in an extremely deep returning roster for...

NXR-SW Outlook: Colorado Girls...

Devon Peterson is the top returner on a strong, deep, and experienced Cherry Creek squad. Ph...

Continental League Girls: The Eagles Are Golden...

Jessica Nats holds a high spot on a very deep Mountain Vista roster. Photo by Alan Versaw....

Colorado Weekend in Review: April 16 - 18...

Rangely didn't exactly dodge the weather for their meet, but Plateau Valley did manage to sc...

Grandview, Smoky Hill Lay Claim to SBQ Titles...

When speed was required, Joshua Wright delivered as advertised. Photo by Alan Versaw....

A Glance at Next Year's Leagues: Continental Boys...

Landon Rast had a very solid freshman campaign for Legend this fall and figures to be an eve...

A Glance at Next Year's Leagues: Continental League Girls...

Chloe Arbuckle ranks as the top returner on a very good Rock Canyon team. Colorado Track XC ...

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 ...

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...

Next year's road for this year's state champs: Mountain Vist...

After a couple years of working his way up through the ranks, Alex Fu has emerged as a major...

State meet results by returning runners: 5A boys teams...

The tight battle between Paxton Smith and Ben Dingman could extend to their teams as well ne...

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...

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...

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 ...

Kroeker, Alhamra outrun the competition...

At one mile, Kaleigh Kroeker had successfully created separation between herself and all pur...

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...

5A Region 5 girls preview...

Senior Solana Quistorff of Douglas County hopes to lead her team to a state qualifying berth...

Which boys teams are set to surge in 2015?...

Chris Theodore and Bailey Timmons are two big reasons why the future of Rock Canyon cross co...

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....

5A Boys top 20 teams by rankings...

Austin Dennis and Alex Hebner help give Chaparral a strong hand--both this year and next. Ph...

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...

Colorado Track XC athletes of the week: September 15 - 21...

Paxton Smith and Kayla Young both ran to big wins last week. Photos by Tim Hilt and Ashley G...

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

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

Who has the best second team in the state? Boys version....

Meet the Mountain Vista B team, best B team in the state. Photo by Mark Obernesser....

Deja vu in Monument Valley Park...

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

5A rankings, September 16...

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

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

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

Mountain Range Mustang start lists...

Jefferson Academy's Nathan Moore, Ryan Lehmuth, Joe Raff, and Christian Van Cleave have ...

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...

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...

Favorite images - September 6...

Tanner Norman and Tyler Matzke negotiate the never-ending gauntlet of spectators at the UNM ...

Testing the waters in New Mexico...

Allie Chipman uses a downhill stretch to build a little momentum and take over second place ...

Early Season Questions Answered in Lobo Country...

Looping through the starting line, Miyamura's Nile Thomas and Albuquerque Academy's ...

A look at the UNM Lobo Invitational...

Last year on this weekend, Paxton Smith was a contributing member of the Mountain Vista vars...

5A rankings, September 2...

As you may have expected, this last week's action produced a few changes in the rankings...

Southwest Region in review: August 25 - 30...

Each year, one of the greatest spectacles in cross country in the entire Southwest region is...

August 28 - 30 in review...

Tabor Scholl was spotted this weekend at the CU Alumni/Open Time Trial. Photo by Lyle Knudso...

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,...

5A Preseason Poll...

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

5A Boys season preview...

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

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...

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...

5A Region 5 boys preview: can anyone topple the Mountain?...

A big part of the Mountain Vista leadership this season falls to senior Tyler Matzke. Colora...

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 5 girls preview...

After years of being the younger element of Mountain Vista's varsity roster, Delaney Fit...

Rewriting the records...

Ryan Willis leaves a few hurdlers is his dust. Photo by Ben Hershelman....

Battle Mountain, Glenwood prevail at Mickey Dunn...

Molly Reicher paces while Val Constien hunts midway through the girls 1600. Photo by Michele...

Connor Weaver over the mountains to BYU...

Connor Weaver will take two state cross country team titles with him to Brigham Young Univer...

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'...

Colorado's little piece of Missouri: Jonathan Dalby...

Before Jonathan Dalby coached Mountain Vista to a state championship, he was groomed to win ...

10 Questions that cross country 2013 answered...

Way back on August 29, I ran an article with the questions below. It's time to write dow...

Continental League Girls in 2014...

Savanna Dalton gave a few eyebrows some exercise this past fall. Those same eyebrows may wan...

NXR-SW: Colorado summary...

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

Geberkidane holds on late, American Fork finds a way...

Cerake Gerberkidane built an early lead that would wither some in the final mile of the race...

Going to the Mountain (Vista) for strength...

Blake Graf is one of many to reap rewards of the Mountain Vista supplemental strength progra...

Cross country's grandest day...

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

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...

In a league of their own...

It's tough enough just to overcome Lauren Gregory's talent, but as she starts to tak...

Winning doesn't have to be pretty...

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

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....

Favorites coast through 5A Region 5...

Pine Creek's strong early standing in the 5A Region 5 girls race would be scattered befo...

Southwest Region Rankings, October 15...

Lauren Gregory leads her #3 ranked Fort Collins teammates to a dominating win at Friday'...

Around the Southwest in 20 Minutes: Weekend of October 11/12

If you are looking for the eventual winners of the Albuquerque Metro Championships, they are...

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

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

League Meets, The Early Returns...

Cerake Geberkidane crosses the finish mats just a little over 15-flat at Tuesday's DPS m...

Southwest Region in Review: October Heat...

One of the bigger pieces of news out of Colorado this weekend was the return to action of Ba...

League Meet Frenzy!...

If you were figuring on the Arvada West girls rolling over and playing dead for the Jeffco 5...

An Afternoon for Cyclones and Titans...

Alison Deitsch and Delaney Fitzsimmons set the pace in early stages of the Doherty varsity g...

Saucony Elite 50 Team Boys Rankings Week 3...

York (IL) made a huge move to score the #3 spot with an impressive win at the Palatine Invit...

Southwest Region Rankings, October 2...

Albuquerque Academy's meandering on-campus course was the site of the top action in New ...

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

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

Who Has the Top Freshman Class (Girls)?...

Mountain Vista graduated a lot of senior girls last spring, but Madison Easton and company a...

Who Has the Top Freshman Class (Boys)?...

This one may surprise you a little. No, I take that back. Nothing about Mountain Vista surpr...

What Happened this Weekend?...

Dismiss it as coincidence or ignore it if you must, but for many of us, the exceptional roun...

Vista Nation Conquers Monument Valley Park...

In the final stages of the race, the pursuit pack has lost contact with Mountain Vista's...

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...

Southwest Rankings, September 17...

It's a familiar face, but an unfamiliar singlet, for Colorado fans of cross country. Lon...

Colorado Track XC/CHSAANow.com Week 3 Coaches Poll...

Liberty Bell has spoken and the polls have responded....

Duran, McIntyre Snare Pueblo Central Titles...

Midway through the race, Josh Davis sets the pace, but Centennial's Michael Duran sits d...

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...

Two Battles for Second...

Until the last 150 meters, the gap between Paul Roberts and Zachary Alhamra never got any bi...

Colorado Track XC/CHSAANow.com Week 1 Coaches Poll...

Lots of movement in the polls this week after the action on opening weekend......

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...

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 ...

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

Jacob Blackburn leads a group around the final turn of the TCA Titan Thunder from last fall....

NXR-SW 2013 Boys Preseason Preview...

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

NXR-SW 2013 Girls Preseason Preview...

Lucy Biles and Sydney Badger battled at Great Southwest in June. They figure to meet again a...

Colorado's Cross Country Regions: South Denver Metro...

Cross country at the Legend Cross Fest includes a lot of country. Colorado Track XC file photo.

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

Daniel Book's strength at middle distances gives Cherry Creek a big boost in the 1600 an...

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

It's difficult to find a cross country analysis where Andrew Walton and his Mountain Vis...

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...

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...

NXR-SW Preview: Boys...

Luis Martinez had a stellar senior cross country season for the Cleveland (NM) Storm and hea...

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 (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....

NXR-SW Weekend in Review: October 26/27...

The pieces are largely interchangeable on Monarch's varsity seven. On Saturday, it was E...

The Stamp of Validation...

Exultant, Ashi Geberkidane approaches the finish line to his state championship run. Photo b...

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...

Runaways...

You rarely see the Mountain Vista guys running alone, and certainly not on Thursday. Photo b...

Regional Glances: 5A Region 5...

Caleb Ingram had a big win at the TCA Titan Thunder and figures to be an important part of P...

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...

Weekend in Review: Ready, Set, Exhale...

Isabelle Kennedy was the star of the show running in her high school's own backyard. Pho...

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...

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 Rankings: September 19...

Herriman's (UT) times may have been a little off this week, but there would be a reason ...

Week 3 Rankings...

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

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...

5A: Where We Stand...

Alec Brudzinski is part of a very solid lead pack for Cherry Creek's Bruins. Photo by Al...

Images of the St. Vrain Invitational...

The day's races begin with Kiah Leonard in the lead. She would keep that lead....

Fairview Sees the Mountain...

Bridger Tomlin wins the battle with Mountain Vista's Blake Graf, but Graf's finish w...

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...

Week in Review: A New Season Begins!...

Ralston Valley's Nicole Hahn is back, and winning races is still her thing. Colorado Tra...

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...

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....

Mountain Vista Girls: Four Years in the Making...

Lindsey Smith fights her way up Powerline Climb at last year's state meet. She'll ha...

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...

Mountain Vista Boys: Following the Pied Piper...

Andrew Walton ran a PR of 15:48.58 to place 18th in last fall's Nike Cross Regionals - S...

Cross Country: Dynasties in Danger...

Up until about mid way through the state race, 2A girls cross country was all about Nederlan...

XC 2012: Mountain Vista Boys...

Eric Steiner is just one of the weapons in Mountain Vista's arsenal, but they all can hu...

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 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...

League Meet Week in Review...

Kiah Leonard, Mercy Bowen, Betzabeth Garcia, Victoria Milano, and Birdie Hutton stake out an...

To the Patient Goes the Prize...

Karlee Schwartzkopf rounds the final turn and heads toward the individual title at the Conti...

NXN-SW Rankings, October 6...

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

Week 5 in Review...

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

NXN-SW, The Week in Review...

When you start looking at the top talent in Arizona, it's hard to miss Carter Macey and ...

Week 4 in Review...

Fruita Monument's Kyler Brown made the four-hour trip over from west of Grand Junction t...

NXN-SW Rankings, September 21...

Shea Martinez, Sarah Feeney, and Summer Harper work the front of the pack at the Murray Invi...

Another Notch on Vanguard's Stick...

Proving that patience pays off, Corrine Huthoefer cruises to second (teammate Jessy Sweet wo...

NXN-SW, The Week in Review...

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

Niwot Wins the Battles, Loses the Wars at Own Invitational...

Niwot's Nick Harris chased down Broomfield's Ben Forsee for the individual title, bu...

NXN-SW Rankings, September 7...

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

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...

Scouting Douglas and Elbert Counties...

In a talent-rich county, Jake Dysart and Kristen Kientz are two of the best. Colorado Track ...

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...

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...

Tight Team Races at Sand Creek Scorpion Invitational...

Javonte Walker-Reese nails down the first of his three individual titles in the 110 Hurdles....

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...

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...

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....

5A Boys: Fort Collins, Handily...

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

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...

Monarch, Again!...

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Cross Country Previews: 5A Girls...

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Who's Loaded for XC 2010?...

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Mountain Vista: A Program on the Rise...

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