An All-State soccer player, track wasn't supposed to be Taylor Kreitinger's main focus. But the Byron star's continued success since shifted the goals for the future Gopher. Check out our latest athlete interview!
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We have every section covered. Check out our in-depth previews for all 16 Section Championships taking place this week, the most dramatic week of the season for Minnesota Cross Country
With one week to go until Conference Tuesday, we have a huge day of racing with nearly two dozen meets taking place, even with two have already been postponed due to rain (which could postpone some more too)...
Many of Minnesota's top athletes like Brianne Brewster, Geno Uhrbom, and Luke Labatte, plus top teams like Perham, Eastview, and Stewartville will be competing today, plus many more in a dozen meets...
Two meets scheduled for today have already been cancelled or postponed, but there are still several others that have a chance of making it. Check out our previews for today's Minnesota meets!
Just a bit north of the Twin Cities, Mora will play host to around 20 teams, while just a bit south 20 more will gather at Baylor Park in Norwood. Check out our previews of those meets, plus a few others today...
Check out our latest interview with Byron's star hurdler and jumper Emma Weatherly!
It is one of the busiest, most exciting days of the fall! The last day of the regular season for Cross Country, today features twenty-two conference championship meets. Check out our previews for all of them here!
Matt Steiger and the La Crescent boys will battle the tenth-ranked Plainview-Elgin-Millville squad this afternoon, as the Stewartville will make a quick turnaround on the girls side. Check out our preview here!
In a last tune-up before either Milaca or Griak, Southern Minnesota studs like Matt Steiger, Nick Meyer, and Courtney West and their teams get in more more competitive meet at Lake City!
Check out our preview for the Hayfield Invitational!
On the biggest cross country day of the fall so far, Stewartville hosts 20 teams from across the southern portion of Minnesota for the Bill Glomski Invitational. Check out our of preview of this stacked meet!
In the Class A Girl's team rankings the top 6 remain relatively unchange with Blake and Fairmont changing places at #5 and #6. Dover-Eyota/St. Charles jumps from #10 to #7 and Perham replaces Park Rapids at the #12 spot. Individually the top 5 also remain the same. Freshman Leah Jessen (Canby-Minneota) moves into the rankings at #6 following two impressive performances at Montevideo and Willmar. The Class A Boy's rankings show very little change in the team lineup. Individually, the top 5 also remain the same. Byron Schuldt (Nevis) continues to move up in the polls and is at #6 this week. Aaron Haley (Plainview-Elgin-Milville) returns to the rankings at #7 after dropping out last week and Nick Stokes (Canby-Minneota) and Charlie Lawrence (Foley) move into the rankings at #11 and # 12 respectively. Class AA Girl's sees Minnetonka jumping from #12 to #6 and Wayzata and Roseville dropping down to #11 and #12 from the middle of the polls. Individually, Maria Hauger (Shakopee) and Jamie Piepenburg (Alexandria) remain in the #1 and #2 spots and three new faces move into the polls: Nicole Heitzman (Andover), Laura Lawton (Eden Prairie) and Steph Murray (Rochester Century) take over the #10, #11 and #12 spots. Class AA Boy's has White Bear Lake dropping from #6 to #10 and Roseville moving into the rankings at #12. Cole O'Brien makes an impressive move to the #3 spot following a strong performance at the Victoria Lions Invitational. Kyle Bratrud (Eden Prairie) moves into the rankings at #8 and Christian Skaret (Minnetonka) moves in at #12.
Once again, we see some movement in the polls, both for teams and individuals. With the state meet only one month away, we will soon have the opportunity to see how all of this will play out! In Class A Boys, the top 5 teams are shuffled around slightly but the rest of the field remains the same. Individually, Brandon Clark's (The Blake School) impressive performance at Swain this weekend gives him the nod for a top 5 appearance while Jackson Lindquist (Esko) moves into the rankings at #6. Brendan Skime (Thief River Falls) reappears in the rankings at #11 and Justin Cook (Jackson County Central) moves in at #12. For Class A Girls, the top 5 teams hold their ground but there is some shuffling around in the remaining group, with Park Rapids moving in at #12 and Perham dropping out of the rankings. Individually, Whitney Wilgenburg (Hills Beaver Creek/Ellsworth) makes an impressive entrance into the rankings, debuting at the #4 slot, following a 2nd place finish at Milaca and an impressive win at Murray County Central last week. Marisa Shady (Esko) also moves into the rankings at #11. In Class AA, both boys and girls team rankings remian unchanged as do the girls individual rankings. For the boys, Mark Harries (Wayzata) moves in at #12 and Bryant Blahnik (Red Wing) jumps to #7.
After a big weekend of races there are a few new names showing up in the polls this week. This past weekend saw over 7,500 Minnesota junior high and high school runners competing in races Friday afternoon and Saturday, making for a great opportunity to see some of MInnesota's top runners.
ROCHESTER - A short-handed Stillwater girls' cross country team still turned in its top finish of the season while placing sixth at Thursday's Rochester Mayo Invitational at Eastwood Golf Course. (via www.stillwatergazette.com)
There has been some movement in the polls since last week's release. See the polls below.