The Spartans, they run in a pack. And a lot of raw meat got chewed up along the way, with carcasses spit out the back.
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Bayfield's Jordan Lanning returns as one of the best athletes in the state - in four events. The Wolverines will rely on her talents to lead them once again.
Carl Heide is one of several important reasons that Bayfield figures as the top team in the Intermountain League this spring.
Colton Stice left nothing to be decided late in the 3A Region 1 Boys race.
The Moffat County boys enjoy favorite status in 3A Region 1 Boys.
Megan Greenly may be your strongest candidate for the girls individual title at Friday's Eric Wolff.
Adventure calls your name at the Chris Severy Invitational Saturday in Aspen.
Having broken from the field, Maggi Congdon approaches the finish line for the win. Photo by Michele Bisbee.
Delaney Khung and her Pagosa teammates will be looking to extend a long tradition of Pirates at state. Photo by Alan Versaw.
Emma Willadsen is the first face of the Eaton Red Scourge sweeping across northeastern Colorado. Colorado Track XC file photo by Alan Versaw.
Chris Carrouth was one of a couple of Bulldog freshmen who made a big impact last fall and should be cornerstones of the program this fall. Photo by Alan Versaw.
Tatum Burger leads a Steamboat Springs team that should be coming in far a lot of 3A attention this fall. Photo by Alan Versaw.
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.
The Pagosa Springs girls were back at it with a dominating win at the Chicken Creek Challenge on Saturday. Colorado Track XC file photo by Alan Versaw.
Holly Bent was all business winning the Pat Patten girls title on Saturday. Photo by Ashley Green.
Durango's Abby Scott ran her way to a meet title in her hometown on Friday night. Colorado Track XC file photo by Alan Versaw.
Megan Levine goes from chasing Telluride maroon one week to Alamosa maroon the next. Photo by Alan Versaw.
Paige DeGolyer spent a lot of time running 3200s this spring, a convenient little fact which should pay dividends in her cross country times for Alamosa this fall. Photo by Alan Versaw.
Caleb Palmer didn't grab as many headlines as a couple of his teammates last fall, but was still a very big part of the reason that Alamosa claimed a state title. Photo by Ashley Green.
Nick Hutcherson (right) leads the pack of Pirates into 2015. Photo by Ashley Green.
Taylor Lee-Hammer, who emerged as Pagosa's leader by the end of the season, could be leading a more substantial charge next fall. Photo by Ashley Green.
As a senior next fall, Emily Sowards figures to be a crucial part of Alamosa's bid to repeat at 3A girls state champions. Colorado Track XC file photo by Alan Versaw.
With CeAnn Udovich, Jenna Anderson, and Sierra Tucker all running at the same meet, Lyons had just enough to get by Heritage Christian Academy for the 2A Region 1 title. Photo by Renee Haip.
Erik Barfuss added to his collection of league meet titles with a shorter one in Greeley on Tuesday. Photo by Ron Eberhard.
Gunnison has been mixing it up with 4A and 5A teams all season, and with good success. The payback for that effort should start coming this week. Photo by Tim Hilt.
Sydney Fesenmeyer scored one for the small schools by winning the individual girls title at Saturday's TCA Titan Thunder. Photo by Alan Versaw.
CeAnn Udovich's second-place finish at Castle View warranted a few second glances. Photo by Alan Versaw.
Sabine Lindler had two nice medal finishes on grinder courses in as many days this weekend. Photo by Michele Bisbee.
Running like a seasoned veteran, St. Mary's freshman Hannah McReavy bided her time early and came up big late for a fifth-place finish at the Pueblo Central Inviational. Photo by Alan Versaw.
You know all about Ben Butler, but Isaac Holm is busy adding a little depth to the SkyView Academy roster. Holm finished third in the 2A/3A race at St. Vrain with a time of 17:44. Photo by Ron Eberhard.
For Telluride's Anna Fake, a new season means never running alone in Miner maroon again. Colorado Track XC file photo by Paul Jaeger.
An already loaded Moffat County team gets a little stronger if track phenom Mattie Jo Duzik shows up in a cross country uniform this fall. Colorado Track XC file photo by Alan Versaw.
Cooper Wiens headlines a Gunnison junior class that threatens to dominate this region for the next two years. Colorado Track XC file photo by Paul Jaeger.
Jericho Ulibarri figures to be the ranking senior on what should be the best Alamosa team in a long, long time. Photo by Paul Jaeger.
Elise Cranny wins the Rocky Mountain Shootout on Saturday. Photo by Rick Wilson.
Aspen's Megan Woodrow leads a team that is aiming for a strong finish to their season this year. Photo by Paul Jaeger.
Alicia Nelson, this year DII Steeplechase champion, is a graduate of Moffat County High School. Photo by Alan Versaw.
Jake Rogers and Josh Davis lead a dramatically improved Lamar team into the fall. Photo by Alan Versaw.
Makayla Santos and Caroline Kawula are two important reasons why Frontier Academy and Kent Denver figure to be in the title hunt once again this fall. Photos by Paul Jaeger.
Adams City's Noor Shongolo won the Palmer Ridge 100 with a time of 11.10. Photo by Paul Jaeger.
Brittany Pierce led Eaton to a 4x400 state title last spring. She'll have her sights set on more this spring. Colorado Track XC file photo.
Olivia Lowe and Lauren McDonald are just two of the reasons that Salida figures to be the deepest 3A team in the state next fall. Photo by Paul Jaeger.
Most of the spotlight has headed to Bayfield and Eva Lou Edwards, but Emily Bryant of Pagosa Springs has quietly enjoyed an outstanding season as well. Photo by Alan Versaw.
Paul Roberts took it to a lot of upperclassmen from larger schools, winning his second meet title in as many weeks. Photo by Alan Versaw.
Ryleigh Haynes is just one of a substantial and solid group of returning athletes for Eaton next spring. Photo by Alan Versaw.
Garrett Coles is one of the contenders in a wide-open battle for the 3A boys individual state title. Photo by Alan Versaw.
Despite a little lead bike misdirection, Kirk Webb recovered for the win at 5A Region 3, followed by Greeley West's Evert Finger. Photo by Jeff McCoy.
Giulio Del Piccolo of Basalt and Carlos Brinkmann of Pagosa Springs battle to the finish of the 3A Region 1 boys contest. Photo by Matt Scoggins.
A lone runner (who may be Evan Fortney--the form looks like his--but I'm not certain about that) negotiates the trails of the Pat Amato Classic on Friday. Photo by Cliff Jurgens.
Monarch's girls and a few bold enough to run with them pass under the shade of an enormous tree at Saturday's Pat Patten Invitational in Boulder. Photo by Jeff McCoy.
In one season of cross country, Adrian Lovato and Haydyn Pike get to see more of Colorado than most of us do in a decade. Colorado Track XC file photos.
Lindsey Stindt is one of the big reasons that neither Lyons nor Akron may come in as the 2A girls favorite next spring. Photo by Alan Versaw.
Following the scent of last year's trail that led to a state title, Clint Myers won the Tri-Peaks League shot put title. Photo by Alan Versaw.
Adam Avischious of The Classical Academy will be next fall's top returning finisher from the 3A state meet. Photo by Paul Jaeger.
Natalie Anderson led a stellar freshman class for Hotchkiss that brought the school its best finish at state since 2002. Photo by Alan Versaw.
Kirk Webb leads Monarch's boys to a regional title and into the state meet. Photo by Jeff McCoy.
Colleen Koenig's third-place finish helped to lead Arapahoe to the Centennial League title on Thursday. Photo by Alan Versaw.
Shelby Stableford surprised a few fans of cross country--and her coach--by cruising to a 12-second victory at the St. Vrain Invitational on Saturday. Photo by Alan Versaw.
Allie McLaughlin is Air Academy's most recent state champion, but there's more to the story. Air Academy shares an order of cross country frustration known to only one other high school in the state. Colorado Track XC file photo.
Garrett Smith and Lori Weirich of Eads have been on a roll of late. Each is atop of the 2A discus rankings. Photos contributed by John Weirich. Rocky Ford's Amber Lowther is a legitimate threat to win all three jump titles in 2A girls. Photo by Alan Versaw.
Jordan Montera of Pueblo West battles Chad Palmer of Alamosa for position in the final quarter mile. Photo by Eric Flores.
Chiara Del Piccolo, Johanna Reed, and Brandi Krieg gave western slope cross country fans plenty to cheer about last fall. They're all back this fall. Photo by Alan Versaw.
Peak to Peak's Jhenya Nahreini returns to run in her final state meet with hopes of finishing high in the medals.
From left to right, several of the top girls from the western slope, Katrina Selsor (Glenwood), Chiara Del Piccolo (Basalt), Brandi Krieg (Grand Valley), Holly Keeper (Rifle), and Nettie Stenstadvold (Basalt) from last month's Glenwood Invite (photo courtesy of Diane Krieg).
Six former Colorado high school athletes will be competing in Thursday's events of the Olympic Trials in Eugene, Oregon.
Many names that used to appear atop the finishers lists at the Colorado state track and cross country meets are now appearing at the NCAA Dvision I track meet.