All Cross-country Content

Prep rankings: Girls' cross-country

The News-Gazette's look at area girls' cross-country rankings:

 


Prep rankings: Boys' cross-country

Fred Kroner's area boys' cross-country rankings:

 


Gutsy performance puts Pierce in front

DANVILLE – The best runner in the girls' division of Saturday's Thunder Run cross-country invitational at Kickapoo State Park didn't feel her best.

"I had too much for breakfast," Oakwood/Armstrong-Potomac sophomore Ciara Pierce said. "Too many carbohydrates."


Pacey, Sages pass with flying colors

ST. JOSEPH – The expectations are different for Tom Pacey than for virtually every other area cross-country runner.

Most athletes enter meets hoping to do their best and finish among the leaders. Pacey, a senior at Paxton-Buckley-Loda, is expected to be the leader.


Sages' Schroeder a quick study

Sophomore paces team champions; Hardimon wins

TUSCOLA – Steve Schroeder is quickly becoming one of the area's premier cross-country runners.


Pacey shows classic kick

PAXTON – In a cross-country race where others set the pace, the ultimate pacesetter was the runner with the most appropriate name: Tom Pacey.


Root, White post records

Centennial girls, Uni boys prevail at Twin City meet


Anastasio's offseason routine paying off

CHRISMAN – Albert Anastasio endured a change of pace as he prepared for his junior season in cross-country.

"Last summer (2008), I didn't train," the University High School junior said. "I didn't realize my potential."


Cross-country '09: Top 50 runners

News-Gazette Preseason Nifty 50 (boys and girls)

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Boys' cross-country '09: N-G Top 10

N-G Top 10 (boys)