Articles with Vista Ridge High School
Air Academy's Cal Banta is the top returner in the 800 and 1,600.
Raymon Harper went 6-4 to leave an impressive early mark on the high jump rankings.
Dontavis Moore Ford will look to help Vista Ridge in the sprints this season.
Jumper Annalese Edwards is but one of a long list of talented returnees for Palmer Ridge.
It's very likely that Pine Creek is back in 5A after next year's classification adjustments.
Drew Ellis was a key element in propelling Pawnee to the 1A Lords and Ladies of the Leap crown.
James Lee should enter the 2018 as 4A Boys' top distance threat.
Recognizing the top relay schools at the 2017 state meet...
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.
Quinn McConnell gave a solid chase, but Lauren Offerman got away.
Katelyn Sage is part of a CSCS girls hurdle tandem that wasn't on the radar screen when the season started but might possibly be causing problems at State in two more weeks.
Dontavis Moore Ford is one of Vista Ridge's multiple very effective relay pieces.
One unmistakable message left by Taryn Ceglowski at Pomona: It's way too soon to count her out of 3A distance titles.
A fast 400 at Lyons saw a lot of Vista Ridge blue at the front.
Once again, it appears to be distance by committee at Palmer Ridge High School.
Brandon Pappas will be one of the 4A athletes to watch this spring. Watch for him especially in the 800 and 4x800.
Jacob Adelgren figures to be launching a few more big throws for Palmer Ridge this spring.
Katelin Gallegos returns as one of the league's top throwers and a leading reason Air Academy holds down the top ranking going into the season.
The pack is almost entirely back for Palmer Ridge, but that doesn't necessarily mean that things will be easy for the Bears this fall. Photo by Alan Versaw.
Erik Peterson's first stop as a Colorado high school coach was at Arapahoe High School. Contributed photo.
You can make a solid case for Vista Ridge as the 4A Boys team that did the most to improve their standing 2015 to 2016, but there's another very strong case to be made as well. Photo by Alan Versaw.
Ben Kelley reveals some of the excitement of an approaching finish line with nobody close. Photo by Alan Versaw.
If you look closely at 4A Boys discus, it's not difficult to see the potential for a lot of points up and a lot of points down for some key contending teams. George Silvanic is Palmer Ridge's top hope in the event. Photo by Alan Versaw.
Adam Dawson winds up on the biggest discus throw Colorado has seen in a while. Photo by Alan Versaw.
Bailey Rosenstrauch is one of the many pieces to the state championship puzzle who returns for Palmer Ridge this spring. Photo by Alan Versaw.
It's easy to think of Palmer Ridge as a distance program, but these are multi-dimensional Bears, as demonstrated here by George Silvanic. Photo by Jeff McCoy.
Kayla Wiitala has been running alongside Katie Rainsberger for three years now, but she's far from the only other dagger in the drawer for Air Academy. Photo by Alan Versaw.
Liam Cox was the #2 finisher at state for Palmer Ridge last fall, but the top guy for the Bears this fall could be anyone's guess. Photo by Alan Versaw.
We begin the preseason rankings with Class 4A.
High jumper Ryan Nelms joins forces with a pack of Wolves to once again make Vista Ridge a team to be feared this spring. Colorado Track XC file photo by Alan Versaw.
The list of candidates for top runner in the region is a short one--Eric Hamer is your guy. Colorado Track XC file photo by Paul Jaeger.
Beth DeLaurell is one key reason that Discovery Canyon could easily improve on their fourth-place regional finish from last year. Colorado Track XC file photo.
The first Joe Davis Classic (then the Vista Ridge Invitational) gets underway with Joseph DeMoor, Steven Stoot, and Shawn Dubbs taking an early lead. Colorado Track XC file photo.
Few people have ever dominated Colorado high school cross country the way Allie McLaughlin did the two years she ran at Air Academy High School.
Zac McCoy battled Alex Mead down the straight of the 4A 200, taking not only the state title but setting a new state meet record in the process. Photo by Paul Jaeger.
Noah Gabel heads toward the finish on Vista Ridge's record-setting 4x400. Photo by Alan Versaw.
Bailey Roth eventually crushed all of the resistance in the 4A boys 3200. Photo by Alan Versaw.
Valor's Greg Popylisen crosses the finish line at 1:25.46, giving Valor the new state all-classification record for the 4x200. Photo by Paul Jaeger.
Valor's Spencer Jamison comes in as the top seed in the 400. Photo by Alan Versaw.
Tucker Hamilton warmed up for his state-best 3200 with a 1600 and a 4x800 leg. Photo by Alan Versaw.
Sand Creek's Hayley Gantt (center) won both the 100 and 200 to help push Sand Creek to a solid victory in the team scoring. Photo by Alan Versaw.
Daniel Belk's 400 speed adds a lot of heft to Cheyenne Mountain's bid to become the dominant 4A boys team this spring. Photo by Alan Versaw.
Donya' (DJ) Green inks the paper that makes him a Colorado Buffalo for the 2013-14 school year. Contributed Photo.
Although Chyna Ries was faster out of the blocks, Alleandra Watt was faster at the finish. Photo by Alan Versaw.
Brandon Cartagena and Jaylyn Mars return as two of the top 4A sprinters for 2013, but the sprint group may end up more crowded than you were expecting. Colorado Track XC file photo.
Sam Baca returns next year for Thompson Valley and figures to be among the top throwers in 4A. Photo by Alan Versaw.
Brandon Cartagena and Harrison Einspahr both figure to get a lot of work tomorrow as their respective teams chase a 4A state title.
Vista Ridge will rely heavily on sprints at this weekend's state meet. Will it be enough to carry them? 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.
Kelley Robinson and Elise Cranny enjoyed stellar performances at Saturday's Boulder County Championships meet in Broomfield. Photos by Ashley Green.
Jared Blake's times said he was one of the best hurdlers in the state. As of Saturday, there are a few more believers in Colorado Springs. Photo by Alan Versaw.
Great relay races are a highlight of almost any track meet, but nowhere more so than at state. Colorado Track XC file photo.
Colorado Springs has been home to a lot of top cross country talent for a long time. Hannah Everson and Bryce Gregoire run in that tradition. 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.
Cyler Miles is part of a Mullen sprint group that is as deep and as talented as any this state has seen in a good, long time. Photo by Alan Versaw.
Canon City's Andrea Tuck won both the triple jump and the 100 hurdles at Saturday's Pueblo Centennial Invitational. Photo by Alan Versaw.
Double Trouble: There aren't many places to hide when Markesh Woodson and Solyde Bankston take the track together. Photo by Alan Versaw.
Niwot had a solid 2010 campaign with Elise Cranny leading the way, but could be even better in 2011. Photo by Alan Versaw.
Kirk Webb leads Monarch's boys to a regional title and into the state meet. Photo by Jeff McCoy.
Boulder brings an excellent pack time and favorite status into the Division I girls race at Liberty Bell. Photo by Alan Versaw.
Call it a hunch, but Kali Maxwell is probably hoping she never again sees a meet as cold as last year's Falcon Invitational. Photo by Alan Versaw.
Rikki Gonzales of Rangeview posted a 15-second victory at Friday's Dave Sanders Invitational. Photo by Cliff Jurgens.
For the third week in a row, Scott Fauble takes home a major meet title. Photo by Rick Wilson.