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The Lessons Of Olivia Schwintek Bill Peyton Oct 28, 2017

Junior Olivia Schwintek just helped her White Bear Lake team qualify for State out of Section 4AA, and today she shares with us a little bit about herself and why she likes running in cold weather...

Matt Steiger Shares His Strategies Bill Peyton Oct 19, 2017

La Crescent's Matt Steiger, the returning State runner-up, is on his way to wrapping up a very impressive season in which he has yet to lose a race. Check out his thoughts on the season, as well as State 2016! 

Go Win! - An Interview Bill Peyton Sep 13, 2017

Hunter Gowin is only in his second year of cross country for Breckenridge/Wahpeton (the only interstate XC co-op in Minnesota), but he already has a State appearance under his belt, and is eager for more.

Run Like Regan - An Interview Bill Peyton Sep 10, 2017

Regan Duffy might be the state's best runner/skier, but while both have always been a part of her life, she didn't discover her driving passion for either until she discovered the tranquility of forest trails.

Good Luck Charlie - An Interview Bill Peyton Sep 2, 2017

Forest Lake junior Charlie Babcock is out to lead his team and teammates back to State this fall, and with a focus on speed incorporated into his training, he feels prepared to do that.

Which Whicher - An Interview Bill Peyton Aug 30, 2017

Senior Sophie Whicher of Minnetonka is undoubtedly one of the biggest names to watch this XC season, thanks in no small part to her five All-State honors and her top-5 finish at State in 2016.

The Half-Miler - An Interview Bill Peyton Aug 21, 2017

In addition to being a key contributor to Minnetonka's podium finish at State last fall, senior Libby Halbmaier is helping to carry on a long and treasured legacy of success in the 800 meter run.

Vetter Is Better - An Interview Bill Peyton Aug 12, 2017

Mankato West senior Jenny Vetter's 2017 track season ended months before it began due to a knee injury, but the talented jumper is now healthy and ready to make up for lost time in all three of her sports.

The Scheffler Shuffle - An Interview Bill Peyton Aug 6, 2017

LeSueur-Henderson senior hurdler Kim Scheffler missed out on State this spring after finishing 8th in the 300 hurdles in 2016, but she's already tweaking and preparing to make sure that doesn't happen again.

Simply DeVaughn - An Interview Bill Peyton Aug 3, 2017

The well-rounded Minneapolis Washburn senior Charlotte DeVaughn pairs her All-State abilities as a sprinter with superb soccer skills, Ivy League-level academics, and a love of theater and song.

What A Dahl! - An Interview Bill Peyton Jul 31, 2017

Mounds View's soon-to-be-senior David Dahl will help spearhead one of Minnesota's most formidable squads this fall, and could very likely make some big waves as an individual too.

Great Scott! - An Interview Bill Peyton Jul 28, 2017

The versatile Grace Scott of Southwest Christian is currently preparing for her last high school XC season, but it is her All-State success as a sprinter which has set her apart the most.

Jumping Hacks - An Interview Bill Peyton Jul 25, 2017

Concordia Academy's incoming senior Casey Hackett and his career best jumps of 22-1 and 45-0.25 have helped make last year's Class A jumping field one of the deepest competitions in recent memory.

Looking Up At Brooke Young Bill Peyton Jul 23, 2017

Brooke Young, electing to forgo hockey and instead focus on following in her mother's footsteps, will take over the reins of being the senior leader for Wayzata's storied program this upcoming XC season.

Lady Lardy - An Interview Bill Peyton Jul 20, 2017

After impressive improvements from each of her pervious two seasons, Allison Lardy's junior season at Fairmont saw her soar to the brink of a Class A title in the shot put.

A Sweet And Sauer Conversation Bill Peyton Jul 17, 2017

Rocori High School's multi-talented soon-to-be-senior Brynn Sauer helped lead her team to remarkable success at True Team State this year, even in spite of a hamstring injury that kept her out for much of it.

How To Cooke Up State Records Bill Peyton Jul 15, 2017

Jebeh Cooke will be a senior at North St. Paul for the 2017-18 school year.  Along with helping win two State relay titles and shatter a state record, she came home with a nice fifth-place finish in the 200 meters.

A Last Look At Morgan Lawler Bill Peyton Jun 23, 2017

Morgan Lawler  is a graduated senior at Rosemount High School who qualified for State in the 800 meter run this year, and she also made it as part of a 4 X 400 relay at the end of her sophomore year.

Golden Noah - An Interview Bill Peyton Jun 20, 2017

Noah Shafer's senior season for Lakeville South could hardly have gone better. Last year's 7th-place Class AA pole vaulter won the Hamline Elite Meet and vaulter 15-3 before taking home the State title.

Aiming High With Isaac Boedigheimer Bill Peyton Jun 16, 2017

The success of Cloquet's graduated 5'4" senior Isaac Boedigheimer, twice an All-State XC runner and last fall's 6th-place Class AA finisher, provides yet another reminder that talent can come in all sizes.