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Wayzata High School

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Dante White Sees Titles On His Horizon Mark Rice Mar 3, 2019

Dante White began his track career while still living in Malaysia, but has been a force both for Wayzata and his Minnesota Elite Club team since junior high. Learn a bit more about this talented jumper and sprinter...

Run, Write, Repeat: No Minor Feat Declan Dahlberg Mar 25, 2018

Minneapolis Washburn Cross Country has come a long way in the past five years, and Joseph Minor has played a vital part in it. Declan catches up with Minor so he can describe the ride and what comes next!

Big Things For Khalid Hussein Bill Peyton Dec 22, 2017

State Champion, All American, and part of one of the best teams in the nation, Wayzata senior Khalid Hussein has collected a lot of memories over the years to go along with his hardware.

A MEGA Preview for a MEGA Meet! Milesplit MN Staff Sep 22, 2017

156 teams. Nearly 6000 runners. And one small town with a population of under 3000. Put it together, and you get the biggest high school XC race in the world. Check out our preview for the  Milaca Mega Meet!

PREVIEW: St. Olaf Showcase Mark Rice Aug 31, 2017

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!

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.

Jaunting With Jeremy Gilbertson Mark Rice Apr 12, 2017

Few of Minnesota's top runners have come as far as Wayzata senior Jeremy Gilbertson, who was a thrower in middle school before joining the distance team to get in shape for hockey. 

Checking In With Gemechu Meskele Mark Rice Apr 5, 2017

Wayzata Senior Gemechu Meskele didn't move to the US from Ethiopia until five years ago, and didn't start running until he moved to the US. But it didn't take long for him to emerge as an All-State athlete.

QA₂ Max: Bill Miles, Wayzata HS (Minn.) – National Boys XC Coach of the Year ::: USTFCCCA Teri Durbin Jan 16, 2015

After his Wayzata boys won their second straight Minnesota state title and finished a team-best second at Nike Cross Nationals, Bill Miles was named National Boys Cross Country Coach of the Year by the USTFCCCA. It was a special season for Miles, as perhaps his best team ever dovetailed with his final season as a high school coach. He spoke on the phone with me this week; we covered the tweaks he made to jump thirteen spots in one year, competing in America's best five-team conference, and what he'll miss about coaching. (via USTFCCCA)

Gophers Sign State AA Champ Connor Olson Teri Durbin Nov 17, 2014

Wayzata's Connor Olson has officially signed to run cross country and track and field for the Gophers.  MN Milesplit had a chance to catch up with Connor to learn more about his choice, goals for the future and advice to younger runners.

Vote for National Boys XC Team of the Week #1 (8/30) Brandon Miles Sep 2, 2014

Vote for MileSplit's National Boys XC Team Performance of the Week #1 (Monday, August 25th through Saturday, August 30th). The following 10 boys cross country teams from 9 different states had national noteworthy wins in major invitationals and meets this past week. Pick the one that most impressed you. Voting ends on Thursday, September 4th at 8 PM ET.

Vote for National Girls XC Team of the Week #1 (8/30) Brandon Miles Sep 1, 2014

Vote for MileSplit's National Girls XC Team Performance of the Week #1 (Monday, August 25th through Saturday, August 30th). The following 9 girls cross country teams from 7 different states had national noteworthy wins in major invitationals and meets this past week. Pick the one that most impressed you. Voting ends on Thursday, September 4th at 8 PM ET.

Wayzata girls pack it up after French classes field in Wisconsin Brandon Miles Aug 31, 2014

The defending Nike Cross Nationals girls champions of Wayzata had a strong opener in Wisconsin on Saturday at the Columbus Catholic Invitational. Anna French led the squad as the race winner in 19:34 on a difficult 5K course at Wildwood Park, while the remaining top five for the US #3 ranked squad ran as a pack finishing in places 6 through 9 within 1 second with times rang from 20:25 to 20:26.

National Preseason XC Rankings - Boys Teams Brandon Miles Aug 29, 2014

We teased you with a top 10 watch list article and a Who's #1?" video ranking the top 10 teams in the country. Now is the time to reveal our complete preseason top 25 national rankings of the best returning boys squads in the nation for the 2014 XC season. 

National Preseason XC Rankings - Girls Teams Brandon Miles Aug 28, 2014

We teased you with a top 10 watch list article and a Who's #1?" video ranking the top 10 teams in the country. Now is the time to reveal our complete preseason top 25 national rankings of the best returning girls squads in the nation for the 2014 XC season. 

10 Boys Teams To Watch Brandon Miles Aug 19, 2014

The following 10 high school cross country boys teams have been selected as part of our Saucony Flo 50 pre-season watch list for the upcoming season as the best of the best, the cream of the crop, the very top tier of returning squads to look out for in top national races this fall.

10 Girls Teams To Watch Brandon Miles Aug 18, 2014

The following 10 high school cross country girls teams have been chosen as part of our pre-season watch list for the upcoming season as the best of the best, the cream of the crop, the very top tier of returning squads to watch for this fall in the biggest national meets of the season (in alphabetical order). 

Track & Field Powerhouse Program Rankings - Girls Distance Brandon Miles May 29, 2014

Who are the powerhouse programs and track & field factories of the United States? Which team produces the best milers, quarter milers, half milers, two milers, sprinters, and hurdlers? Well MileSplit has those answers for you as our database can do a lot of things including show the deepest high school teams in each running event by taking the top 5 fastest on each team and averaging out for the fastest team averages to rank the squads nationally in order.

NXN HL Girls: Hasz twins go 1-2; Wayzata dominates Jesse Coy Nov 10, 2013

Minnesota roared in the girl’s Heartland Regional Championships in Sioux Falls this afternoon as twin sisters Bethany and Megan Hasz went 1-2 in the individual race and Wayzata placed five in the Top 40 to cruise to the girl’s team title over East Ridge (MN). (Photo by Jesse Coy)

Saucony Elite 50 Team Boys Rankings Week 6 Aaron Rich Oct 24, 2013

Conference, District, Regional and State meets are upon us and teams will begin resting up to compete well at their championship meets before gearing up for the post-season championship meets.  However, a few squads are already firing up the furnace for post-season action.

Saucony Elite 50 Team Girls Rankings Week 6 Aaron Rich Oct 23, 2013

Conference, District, Regional and State meets are upon us and teams will begin resting up to compete well at their championship meets before gearing up for the post-season championship meets.  Therefore the rankings haven't changed much this week with the exception of a VERY strong Davis squad moving up to #1 and a few more teams added to the watch list.  

Saucony Elite 50 Team Boys Rankings Week 5 Aaron Rich Oct 17, 2013

Christian Brothers Academy (NJ) rolled again this weekend to retain their perch atop the rankings and add to their legend, by winning with 90 points and a course record 12:44.34 team average.  But that's not all!! 

Leingang/Bismarck Win Big; Minnesota Sweeps Nov 11, 2012

Six.   That was the windchill at the Nike Heatland Regional Meet in Sioux Falls, South Dakota today at the Yankton Trails Park.   Cold weather, however, took a backseat to some of the best cross country racing of the year at the Yankton Trails Park.  

Sprinters finish strong - MarshallIndependent.com | News, Sports, Jobs, Community Info. - Marshall Independent Teri Durbin Jun 11, 2012

  Photo by Joe Brown   ST. PAUL - The "Beau Show" has come to a close. After qualifying for the 100- and 400-meter championship races at Day 2 of the Class AA state track and field championships, Marshall senior sprinter Beau Bofferding brought home a pair of medals, taking third in the 400 and sixth in the 100, ending his high school career in style.  (via )

State Meet Preview - Boys Class A and Class AA Teri Durbin Jun 9, 2011

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 we 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).  Below is a quick preview into each event by class.

Hamline elite track meet | kare11.com Apr 30, 2011

  ST. PAUL, Minn.  --  Minnesota's top high school track and field athletes were on display at the Hamline Elite Meet Friday. (via www.kare11.com)

2011 Cross Country Season Section Assignments Keith Clark Mar 17, 2011

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.

Shakopee girl repeats in 2A | StarTribune.com Nov 7, 2010

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)

Season's Final Class AA Rankings Nov 2, 2010

Season's final Class AA team and individual rankings, courtesy of RaceberryJam.  State Meet races begin at 1pm on Saturday, November 6th at St. Olaf College in Northfield.

EP cross-country: Girls send team, boys send three Oct 31, 2010

  You could say Friday's Section 6AA cross-country meet went off as expected. The No. 1 ranked Eden Prairie girls won their race, with ease, and advanced to next week's state meet.  (via scoreboardmn.ourvarsity.com)

October 11th Cross Country Polls Oct 11, 2010

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.

Updated Polls for Class A and AA Oct 4, 2010

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.  

New CC Polls Following Big Weekend of Races Teri Durbin Sep 27, 2010

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. 

Current Cross Country Rankings Teri Durbin Sep 21, 2010

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.

Cross Country Polls Released Today Sep 7, 2010

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.

Weekend Highlights: US#2 F-M Tops US#3 Burnt-Hills at McQuaid Scott Bush Sep 28, 2008

Highlights and Results from: NB Ocean State Inv. (RI), McDonald's XC Festival (VA), McQuaid Inv. (NY), Roy Griak Inv. (MN), Stanford Inv. (CA), Carlisle Inv. (PA), Jim Danner Inv. (OR), Culver Inv. (IN), Palatine Inv. (IL), LoboCat Inv. (CO), Albuquerque Academy Inv. (NM) & Midwest Meet of Champs. (OH) The best weekend yet.  That's an easy way to describe this weekend's national cross country action.  Most of the top teams in the land took part in an invitational, with some teams coming up very big.  US#5 York (IL) kicked off their season by winning the Palatine Invitational, one of the big highlights of the weekend thus far.