Emily Covert hopes to lead her Washburn team to another Minneapolis City Championship, while the Northwest Suburban, Lake Superior, and Polar League all battle it out today as well...
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Many of Minnesota's top teams and runners congregating on the Par 30 golf course in Chaska, while a dozen smaller maats take place all over the state. Read about today's races...
Check out our first meet previews of the season for the Duluth East Invitational and the Chub Lake Time Trials, featuring the first race of the season for Farmington & their star runners...
Thirteen of the sixteen section championships will be taking place today, and we've previewed them all. Check out what to expect today as runners gun for State!
The Farmington girls make a big jump on the heals of their dominating win at the South Suburban Conference. Check out the rest of the newest coaches rankings here!
After continuing a dominating string of consecutive HOL Conference Championships, Perham High school finds themselves sweeping both the boys and girls Class A polls. Check out the rest of the changes!
It's conference time again! Emily Covert will be running her first race since she stunned the nation at Griak, while North Shore will try to keep up their momentum after their own unexpected victory at Swain.
In one of the biggest and longest-running cross country meets in Minnesota, the 67th annual Swain Invitational begs to be one of the most competitive yet. Check out our preview here!
There is a new #1 in town! The Stewartville ladies had a great week at the St. Charles Invitational, adding to the great season they've experienced, and they are the coaches poll's new top-ranked Class A girls team.
Both of Class A's hottest competetors, GNK's Geno Uhrbom and Mesabi East's Ava Hill, will be out to best massive fields of high caliber in Hibbing today, and the team battle will be something to watch as well...
Esko High School leaped onto everyone radar with a runner-up finish at the Milaca Mega Meet, and as a result have jumped into the top five for Class A teams. Check out the rest of the rankings here!
On the opening day of cross country competition, seven Polar League and Lake Superior teams will battle it out at Chub Lake to try to get off to the best start possible. Read our preview for the Esko Invitational.
Esko's graduated senior Dawsen Cossalter is fresh off a hugely successful senior T&F campaign, which was him win Class A State in the 200 and finish runner-up in the 100.
Mora continues to top the Class A Boys Coach's Poll.
DULUTH — Several area track and field athletes earned berths in the Minnesota Class A State Track and Field Meet which will be conducted next weekend. (via Hibbing Daily Tribune)
Class A coach's rankings released for the week of 10/14.
MSHSL Class A coach's rankings released for the week of 10/7/2013.
Class A coach's rankings released for the week of 9/16/2013.
Esko junior Kailee Kiminski had quite a day Thursday. (via www.duluthnewstribune.com)
Class A coach's rankings released for week of 9/9/2013.
Class A coach's rankings for the week of 9/1/2013
STATE TRACK AND FIELD MEET: Esko’s Marisa Shady collapsed in a heap after crossing the finish line of her first of three relays Saturday, the second day of the Minnesota high school track and field state meet at Hamline University. (via www.duluthnewstribune.com)
Marisa Shady, the seasoned senior, and Kiminski, a speedy sophomore, helped steer the Eskomos to the Class A girls team title at the Minnesota state high school cross country championships Saturday morning on the campus of St. Olaf College in Northfield, Minn. (via www.pinejournal.com)
PREP NEWSMAKER: Marisa Shady already ranks as Esko’s most accomplished girl cross country runner with a Minnesota Class A victory in 2010 as a sophomore and a third-place finish in 2011. (via www.duluthnewstribune.com)
Defending champion Marisa Shady of Esko finished third in Saturday’s Minnesota Class A high school girls cross country meet at St. Olaf College in Northfield, Minn. (via www.duluthnewstribune.com)
The Esko girls seek their first team title since 1980 in Saturday’s Minnesota Class A high school cross country championships at St. Olaf College in Northfield, Minn. (via www.duluthnewstribune.com)
Class A coach's rankigns released for the week of 10/31/11 - this is the final 2011 ranking.
Class A coach's rankings released for the week of 10/24/11.
Coach's rankings released for the week of 10/17/11.
Class A rankings for the week of 10/10/11 released.
The Minnesota State High School League Track and Field State Tournament will be hosted at Klas Field on the Hamline University campus on June 10-11, 2011. On June 10th the meet will begin with the Class AA 3200 race, followed by preliminary heats in several events. Field events will also begin at 9am. The Class A athletes will take the field at 3pm closing with the finals in the 3200 meter run at 4:50 pm (girls) and 5:05 pm (boys). This also marks the first MSHSL State Track and Field Meet with wheelchair events. Below is a quick preview into each event by class.
Caleb Hamp-Sill’s false start last year cost Two Harbors a shot at reaching the state meet in the 400 relay. (via www.duluthnewstribune.com)
The Esko girls track team was crowned the Class A Minnesota State True Team champions Saturday, but that was only half the story. Meeting at Esko’s Lincoln High School at 6 a.m., the Eskomos were poised and ready to catch the bus to Stillwater, Minn., for the championships. (via www.pinejournal.com)
DETROIT LAKES � The Sartell boys and girls are each going back to the Class 2A State True Team track and field meet. (via www.sctimes.com)
Spring in northern Minnesota isn’t generally accommodating to local track and field squads. Thankfully, there is the University of Wisconsin Superior. (via www.pinejournal.com)
Kate Shelerud is a state champion. But one would never know. Walking the halls of Esko’s Lincoln High School, the junior is as humble as they come. Wearing flip-flops and carrying her $3 track spikes, she’s never one to brag. She works hard and never quits. That’s how she won the Minnesota Class A 800-meter dash last June. (via www.pinejournal.com)
2011 Cross Country Season Section Assignments The big news is Worthington, DeLaSalle, Holy Family Catholic, Saint Anthony Village, Dassel-Cokato, and Thief Rivers Falls are moving up to Class AA. Section changes include; New Prague: 2AA to 1AA, Willmar: 2AA to 8AA, Andover: 5AA to 7AA, Saint Michael-Albertville: 8AA to 7AA, Big Lake: 8AA to 7AA, Medford: 1A to 2A, Lac Qui Parie Val/Daw-B: 6A to 3A, Mayer Lutheran: Out of 4A joins Holy Trinity-Lester Prairie in 5A, Royalton: 5A to 6A, East Central: 7A to 5A, Pelican Rapids: 8A to 6A.
A brisk day at St. Olaf College in Northfield showcased a bevy of new champions in the state cross country meet Saturday afternoon. (via www.twincities.com)
For her next trick, Shakopee's Maria Hauger hopes to qualify for the Foot Locker national cross-country championships later this month. If she does, it's off to San Diego for the race. (via www.startribune.com)
Esko High School sophomore Marisa Shady won the Minnesota Class A high school girls cross country meet today at St. Olaf College in Northfield, Minn. She was first in 14 minutes, 45.4 seconds for 4,000 meters. Fairmont junior Lauren Friese was second in 14:51.5. The Esko girls were fifth as a team, the Esko boys were sixth. By: Kevin Pates, Duluth News Tribune (via www.duluthnewstribune.com)
The State Cross Country Coaches' Association has named their final team and individual rankings for the 2010 season. The State Meet will commence on Saturday, November 6th at St. Olaf College with the Class A races beginning at 10:00 AM. (Previous Rankings and Section Place courtesy of RaceberryJam)
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.
Recap from the prestigious Swain Invitational in Duluth, Minnesota.
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.
There is some shifting at all levels this week, most notably Holy Family Catholic breaking into the top 5 for Girls Class A, Minnetonka dropping out of the top 5 in Girls Class AA. The boys top 5 teams shift around but remain at the top of the polls in both Class A and AA.
There has been some movement in the polls since last week's release. See the polls below.
Class AA ranking released today put both Eden Prairie's boys and girls cross country teams at the top. Defending Class AA champions, Eden Prairie's boys maintain their #1 ranking from the pre-season polls. The girls jumped from the #3 spot to #1. In Class A, the Adrian girls replaced Waseca atop the rankings, while the Plainview-Elgin-Millville boys continue to hold the #1 spot in their poll. Complete Class AA and Class A rankings can be found below.