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It's the biggest day of racing of the year bar none today. 25 meets-plus taking place with the vast majority are conference championships. Check out our previews for all of today's meets!
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!
Class AA has a new number one, and a few other tweaks and shifts have occurred. Check out the latest update to the Coaches Polls!
A dozen meets take place today, and almost all could have implications on the polls. Among the biggest ones are Mayo, Little Falls, Eveleth, Anoka, and New London Spicer. Check out those previews, and more!
More than half of Minnesota's ranked individuals and teams will be running on one of todays' sixteen meets taking place across the state, and we have it all covered. Check out our previews for each of them!
Out of a family of many athletes and no runners, Marshall junior Kaia Sueker only just started focusing on cross country this year as she discovered her love and talent for the sport. Check out our interview with her!
Loyola's Dani Stack, Fairmont's Lauren Friese, and the incomparable Shane Streich of Waseca are just a few of the best Section 2A peformers ever. Check out the rest here!
The biggest meet on the biggest day of the season so far will be the Gerry Smith Invitational hosted by Tri-City United High School. Check out what to expect at this massive meet!
Today at the course that hosts the State Championships will play host to the St. Olaf Showcase, featuring a whopping 36 teams from all across the state. Read our preview of this massive meet here!
Between buzzer-beating heroics and a long, stellar running career in both of Minnesota's classes, you won't find Waseca's Cole Streich in anybody's shadow.
Waseca graduate and six-time state champion runner Shane Streich continued his storied career last weekend when he competed at the U.S. Army Midwest Distance Classic. (via Southernminn.com)
Whether he darts out to the lead, is chasing from behind or hunts from the middle of the pack, all he does is win. (via Southernminn.com)
Waseca's Sally O'Brien has officially signed to run cross country and track and field for the Minnesota State University Mankato Mavericks. MN Milesplit had a chance to catch up with Sally to learn more about her choice, goals for the future and advice to younger runners.
Waseca's Shane Streich has officially signed with the University of Minnesota for cross country and track and field. MN Milesplit had a chance to catch up with Shane to learn more about his choice, goals for the future and advice to younger runners.
Final Class A girls coach's rankings released for the 2014 XC season.
Final Class A boys coach's rankings released for the 2014 XC season.
Class A girls coach's rankings released for October 20, 2014.
Class A boys coach's rankings released for October 20, 2014.
Class A girl's coach's rankings released for October 13, 2014.
Class A boys coach's rankings released for October 13, 2014.
Class A boy's coach's rankings released for October 6, 2014.
Class A girl's coach's rankings released for October 6, 2014.
Class A girl's coach's rankings released for September 29, 2014.
Class A boy's coach's rankings released for September 29, 2014.
Class A girl's coach's rankings released for September 22, 2014.
Class A boy's coach's rankings released for September 22, 2014.
Class A girl's coach's rankings released for September 15, 2014
Class A boy's coach's rankings released for September 15, 2014
Class A girl's coach's rankings released for September 8, 2014.
Class A boy's coach's rankings released for September 8, 2014.
Class A boy's coach's rankings released for September 1, 2014.
Class A girl's coach's rankings released for September 1, 2014.
Class A coach's rankings released for the week of 10/14.
Cross country races are typically measured in minutes, as many as 26 of them at this year’s South Central Conference meet, but from the moment that junior Shane Streich crossed the finish line at Riverside Town and Country Golf Course, the Waseca High School boys’ cross country team needed just 106 seconds to prove its dominance. (via Southernminn.com)
MSHSL Class A coach's rankings released for the week of 10/7/2013.
Class A coach's rankings released for the week of 10/1/2013.
Class A Rankings are released for the week of 9/23/2013.
Class A coach's rankings released for the week of 9/16/2013.
Class A coach's rankings released for week of 9/9/2013.
Class A coach's rankings for the week of 9/1/2013
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.
Bagley-Fosston standout wins three more titles SaturdayThe Bagley-Fosston senior ended her high school career Saturday by winning three more open events at the Minnesota Class A state track meet. That gave her four for the weekend and 10 for her career. And she accounted for 48 of Bagley-Fosston’s 53 points as it tied St. Peter for the team championship. (via www.grandforksherald.com)
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.
Waseca hosted a seven-team track and field meet Friday with area schools NRHEG and WEM both competing. The Jays won both divisions, combining for 16 wins. (via www.wasecacountynews.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.
Larry Haws facetiously says he always taught the "Three R's" in his days at St. Cloud Cathedral. (via www.sctimes.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)
ST. JAMES - Tuesday was a great day to be a bird at St. James High School. The Waseca Bluejays and Fairmont Cardinals established their cross country pecking order during the South Central Conference Meet. (via www.fairmontsentinel.com)
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.
The Waseca cross country took care of business in a big way Thursday as it took the sweep over area squads including WEM/JWP and NRHEG (via wasecacountynews.com)
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.
ZUMBROTA -- It’s been Emi Trost’s goal to finish a race under 15 minutes all season and she almost did it Thursday. Trost, a Cannon Falls freshman, won the girls race at the Zumbrota-Mazeppa/Kenyon-Wanamingo Invite in 15 minutes, 1 second. (via www.republican-eagle.com)
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.
Lusignan (Shakopee) edges out Clark (Blake) in the last 50 yards.
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.