The Encyclopedic Guide To The Cross Country Championship Field

Out of every sport I cover, the one that is the most mysterious is usually cross country. Its a sport that competes against everyone every week, with actual meets to decide district/conference titles to punch tickets to the state championships. With that, there is a certain method to understanding these qualifications, so I'm here to … Continue reading The Encyclopedic Guide To The Cross Country Championship Field

Foerster Wins Nike Hole In The Wall, Marist Leads The 4A Pack, Lincoln Rolls At Champoeg

Here are your Week 6 cross country headliners ranging from Washington to the friendly confines of the Beaver State from this week: Foerster Wins At Lakewood - Robertson And Richman Go In The Top 5 The massive Nike Hole In The Wall Invitational took place Saturday in Lakewood, WA, featuring 116 teams from a wide … Continue reading Foerster Wins Nike Hole In The Wall, Marist Leads The 4A Pack, Lincoln Rolls At Champoeg

Wisniewski Takes The Harrier Classic, Thorsett Outraces Williams In Bend, Philomath Takes Down Siuslaw, South Eugene Wins In Albany

We're near the halfway point of the season, which means teams are starting to travel out of state for meets and things are starting to heat up across the cross country landscape. Here are some headliners from cross country this week: Wisniewski Is Victorious Again Add another dub to the short career of Emily Wisniewski, … Continue reading Wisniewski Takes The Harrier Classic, Thorsett Outraces Williams In Bend, Philomath Takes Down Siuslaw, South Eugene Wins In Albany

The Best XC Team Not Named Jesuit Or Summit? Meet The Wells Guardians

Portland -- If the Summit Storm and Jesuit Crusaders didn't exist, then the Ida B. Wells Guardians would be the top pick to win the 6A Cross Country Title. You might remember them better as the Wilson Trojans, but with a new name came a new chapter, and the first chapter of their Guardians identity … Continue reading The Best XC Team Not Named Jesuit Or Summit? Meet The Wells Guardians

Cross Country: Siuslaw Edges Philomath, Betts And Swain Double Dip, Franklin Takes OC Invite, Corvallis Smashes 5A Times

On the first rainy day of the fall season, it made for a wet and muddy scene at the Oregon City Invitational and Northwest Classic 2021 in Eugene. These were the next round of major meets for the cross country scene, which has started to take shape after the Ash Creek Festival last weekend in … Continue reading Cross Country: Siuslaw Edges Philomath, Betts And Swain Double Dip, Franklin Takes OC Invite, Corvallis Smashes 5A Times

Ash Creek: Summit Wins Round 1 With Jesuit, Ashland Impresses, Siuslaw Makes Their Season Debut, Crescent Valley’s Freshman Anchor

Monmouth -- Western Oregon University hosted the annual Ash Creek XC Festival after a year hiatus due to COVID. This year's event featured three powerhouses making their season debut: Jesuit, Summit, Siuslaw, along with a number of teams looking to find their place in the pecking order at such a large event. Cross Country Titans … Continue reading Ash Creek: Summit Wins Round 1 With Jesuit, Ashland Impresses, Siuslaw Makes Their Season Debut, Crescent Valley’s Freshman Anchor

Cross Country: Kate Peters Thunderous Return, Impressive Freshmen And Sophomores Perform, Lakeridge, Philomath, South Eugene Dominate

The second weekend of cross country season featured a loaded slate of action taking place over in Tillamook and in Eugene, with many of Oregon's best runners competing this weekend and trying to get into the early season groove of things. With so much action, there's only so much that can be gone over in … Continue reading Cross Country: Kate Peters Thunderous Return, Impressive Freshmen And Sophomores Perform, Lakeridge, Philomath, South Eugene Dominate

Cascade Invitational: Balazs Wins Her First Race, Mountainside Shines, Draeger Represents 2A In The Top 10

Turner -- Cascade High School hosted their annual Darrel Deedon Cascade Invitational cross country meet in Turner on Thursday, boasting 28 teams to participate in the 2021 edition of the event. With the heavy favorites residing from the 6A Metro League, there wasn't much to surprised about at the very top, but there were some … Continue reading Cascade Invitational: Balazs Wins Her First Race, Mountainside Shines, Draeger Represents 2A In The Top 10

2021 Wilsonville Night Meet Preview/Race Predictions

With the first large meet of the season coming on Friday, I'll be giving a rundown of the favorites in each HS class in the meet and an idea of what to expect from those races. Freshmen (8:05 PM Race Start) Mira Danish - Roosevelt: Among the entries in the 3,000 meter freshman, Mira is … Continue reading 2021 Wilsonville Night Meet Preview/Race Predictions