Introducing a large portion of the boys cross country class of 2024.
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A seven-foot high jump clearance by Colt Sessions was the 4A standard for the decade.
Dakota Ridge and Mountain Vista collectively own six of the Top 10 fastest team averages of the decade.
The biggest race of the season is tomorrow and needless to say we're pumped for the action lined up for this massive showdown in Casa Grande.
Thompson Valley's Schubert and Krueger made it a sweep of the individual titles.
Cole Sprout ran a nation-leading 14:32 to win at Desert Twilight.
Silver Creek's James Lee will be headed to the University of Pennsylvania next year.
The outdoor season has arrived! But not for everyone - Colorado will send some of its best to New Balance Nationals Indoor.
Niwot's Mackenzie Fidelak returns as one of the best sprinters in the state. She'll look to help the Cougars defend their league title this year.
Sam Dirkes is one reason Silver Creek throws are looking bright even after a big hit to graduation.
Carley Bennett was one of a lengthy list of Colorado athletes enjoying stellar days at this year's NXR-SW.
Zoe Baker has made the most of her last two years of high school, turning it into an opportunity to take her race to the next level.
Brock Dykema only recently came to see Colorado State University on his near horizon.
See which are the strongest teams in each NXN region.
Brock Dykema dogs the heels of Cole Sprout nearing the midway point of the race.
If Niwot is going to win this thing, the pack is how it's going to get done.
Silver Creek, led by Brock Dykema and Logan Simington, fired a message heard around the 4A state.
The Albuquerque Academy and Rio Rancho girls mixed things up nicely at the Albuquerque Metro Championships, with AA taking top honors.
If you're looking for keys to the Centaurus sweep of the Northern League titles, one big one can be found in the PR effort of freshman James Overberg.
New Mexico's Kashon Harrison barely outdueled Colorado's Cole Sprout in the cool of the Arizona night at Desert Twilight.
Here is part 2 of our recap of the many highlights that went down at Desert Twilight.
Adventure calls your name at the Chris Severy Invitational Saturday in Aspen.
You'd expect a grand spectacle in the desert to tell you something. And it did.
Brock Dykema logged his first individual title of the season at Tuesday's Denver North Invitational. File photo.
Monarch High School out of Colorado used a strong early presence up front to help pick up a big win at Saturday's St. Vrain Invitational.
There are few spectacles in Colorado high school cross country at stirring as the St. Vrain start.
Carter Dillon broke free on the second loop and carried it forward to a convincing win at the Vista Nation 2-Mile on Friday. File photo.
The race to the front of 4A is on again, featuring most of the same teams as last year.
Chris Theodore checks around to make sure his lead is for real at the finish of last year's Vista Nation 2-Mile. Photo by Joel Hawkins.
Elliot Cassidy figures to be part of a loaded Silver Creek roster for this fall.
It's not quite cross country season yet, but you wouldn't know that from Georgia Barone's race this morning. File photo.
Logan Simington, John Moroney, and Brock Dykema are just three of the returnees on a loaded Silver Creek roster.
Grant Gardner added a very good track season to his outstanding cross country season from the fall and leads a very talented Springville team into this fall's fray.
Ryan Matson figures to inherit the role of leader of the pack for the Bears, but can Palmer Ridge extend magic to another year?
Sydnie Main and her Meeker teammates beat down the 2A competition in the throws with depth, never finishing higher than fourth in any of the four throwing events, but piling up points all along the way.
James Lee should enter the 2018 as 4A Boys' top distance threat.
The Vista Ridge sprint relays had a field day, prevailing in all three 4A Boys sprint relays.
Nik Chappee's stride that each up enormous lengths of track with every bound has him as a key figure in the 4A 200 and 400.
Dontavis Moore Ford is one of Vista Ridge's multiple very effective relay pieces.
Once again, it appears to be distance by committee at Palmer Ridge High School.
Mary Gillett reaches for the finish line, an instant before 57.76.
Brandon Pappas will be one of the 4A athletes to watch this spring. Watch for him especially in the 800 and 4x800.
Nolan Kembel was a key piece of Mountain View's title run last spring. He's back for more this year.
The three seniors at the front of the Palmer Ridge pack won't be back next year, but the next wave isn't at all far behind. Photo by Eric Hippe.
The white of Palmer Ridge was in evidence early, but not as a flag of surrender. Photo by Jeff McCoy.
Your top ten may not match my top ten point for point, much less in my ordering of things, but I'm guessing these questions are on a lot of folks' minds as we approach tomorrow's state meet.
The current Widefield team has been four years developing. It all comes together for one final effort in these uniforms on Saturday. Photo by Alan Versaw.
Platte Valley's Andrew King won the battle in 3A Region 4, but Cody Jones and Frontier Academy won the war. Photos by Ron Eberhard.
Kelsey Lagunas is one of several reasons Roosevelt is enjoying their best season in a long, long time. Photo by Jeff McCoy.
Chloe Veilleux hit a major milestone in her career by taking the individual title at the Chris Severy Invitational. Colorado Track XC file photo by Alan Versaw.
Eliott Cassidy hasn't come in for a lot of headlines, but he's been getting it done for Silver Creek all fall. Photo by Alan Versaw.
The Desert Vista girls stuck together nicely early at Desert Twilight and ended up as decisive team champions. Photo by Alan Versaw.
Simon Kelati led his Greeley Central Wildcat teammates to an overpowering team title at the Greeley City XC Championships on Wednesday. Photo by Ron Eberhard.
Highland's girls took a big win, and an even bigger trophy, out of this weekend's Doug Conley meet. Photo by Irving Girabaldi.
Emma Willadsen is the first face of the Eaton Red Scourge sweeping across northeastern Colorado. Colorado Track XC file photo by Alan Versaw.
James Lee is part of a long list of standouts on the Silver Creek roster, but can they take all the marbles? Photo by Jeff McCoy.
Drew Seidel and Cale Englert battle to a photo finish at the front of the Division 2 Boys race at the John Martin Invitational on Friday. Photo by Scott Chamberlin.
John Moroney is just one of a laundry list of Raptors having a great season. Photo by Jeff McCoy.
Brock Dykema is tops among the amazing count of five Silver Creek boys who make this list. Photo by Jeff McCoy.
Reina Paredes led Rio Rancho's girls to a second-place finish at the St. Vrain Invitational. Photo by Alan Versaw.
Madison Mooney approaches the finish line with a huge grin and nobody in sight. Photo by Jeff McCoy.
Isaac Roberts sets out on a journey to join, and even enhance, the legacy of older brothers Andrew and Paul at Saturday's running of the St. Vrain Invitational. Photos by Alan Versaw.
As story lines go, they don't get much bigger than Brie Oakley vs. Lauren Gregory. Photos by Alan Versaw.
While we've been waiting to see the real Mountain Vista team, Monarch gave some proof they will be heard from this season. Here, Charlie Perry forms the middle of a 2-3-4 finish for Monarch at Centaurus on Saturday. Photo by Alan Versaw.
The view from second place at the Battle Mountain Invitational. Contributed photo.
Meet Boulder's Anna Tenorio, a senior who debuted on Friday with a 19:26. Photo by Ron Eberhard.
Palmer Ridge, Mountain Vista, and Rock Canyon mixed it up spendidly at the Vista Nation XC 2-Mile, but evidently the Rock Canyon girls were not easily impressed. Photo by Joel Hawkins.
With the finish line directly ahead and all the green behind him, Chris Theodore takes a quick look around to be sure. Photo by Joel Hawkins.
In case you missed, or otherwise overlooked, Widefield's show of force at the Run for Rwanda, the Gladiators will be doing their thing again--this time in uniform--at the Cheyenne Mountain Stampede on Friday. Colorado Track XC file photo by Alan Versaw.
If you're looking for a most-improved team from last year to this, Montrose should be high on your list. Evan Graff figures as a leader on a very good Montrose team this fall. Photo by Alan Versaw.
Brock Dykema ran front of the pack for Silver Creek last fall. Expect it to be a tighter pack this fall. Photo by Alan Versaw.
It's summer, and that means cross country season will soon be upon us.
Kayla Young punished the Lyons turf for the best time in all Lyons regions of 18:12. Photo by Renee Haip.
Emily Cranny earned her first cross country meet title on Wednesday, taking the RE-1J district meet in 20:41. Colorado Track XC file photo by Alan Versaw.
James Lee is part of the Westview-to-Silver-Creek legacy that is writing a new chapter in Silver Creek cross country lore. Photo by Alan Versaw.
Kyra Hanson picked up her debut high school meet title this weekend at Platte Valley. Colorado Track XC file photo by Alan Versaw.
Meet Maria Mettler, the latest in a long line of Air Academy weapons. Photo by Alan Versaw.
Jarrett Thollot's speed and experience is one big reason Thompson Valley rates as a slight favorite to start the season. Photo by Ashley Green.
Jenna McCaffey helps to give a formidable Niwot team the inside track to a league title. Photo by Alan Versaw.
Mikayla Gaffney aims at taking Silver Creek to the level of the Northern League elite. Photo by Alan Versaw.
Chris Theodore and Bailey Timmons are two big reasons why the future of Rock Canyon cross country is looking bright. Photo by Alan Versaw.
Kiah Leonard figures to be among those in contention for the regional crown, but can Berthoud eke out a state berth in this powerful region? Colorado Track XC file photo by Paul Jaeger.
It's always competitive as soon as the gun sounds at the St. Vrain Invitational. Colorado Track XC file photo.
Riley Cooney will be looking for a return trip to state with her Mountain View teammates. Photo by Paul Jaeger.
For Sam Lewis and Kirk Webb, there are no more years to wait. It's a matter of do or do not in their senior seasons. Colorado Track XC file photos.
Trent Ireland and the Silver Creek sprinters (Scott Hardy shown here) are already making a lot of things interesting in 4A boys sprints this year. Colorado Track XC file photo.
For the second week in a row, Fountain-Fort Carson's Solyde Bankston took home 100 meter honors for the Trojans. The timing system demons were caught napping this time, so the time counts. Photo by Alan Versaw.