Boys Cross Country

 

New Champions Reign at UP Boys Finals

New Champions Reign at UP Boys Finals
Saturday, October 21, 2017
The Gogebic and Brimley boys had never been crowned Upper Peninsula cross country champions before Saturday, and Houghton won for the first time in six years. The only repeat winner was Brimley's Austin Plotkin, who repeated as the fastest runner in UP Division 3.
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Sleeman Charting 50th Season at Pioneer

Sleeman Charting 50th Season at Pioneer
Friday, October 20, 2017
It is fitting that Don Sleeman coaches high school students to excel at making long runs. Sleeman’s run at Pioneer, however, has not been long as compared to a cross country course. It has been long in terms of a marathon.
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Preview: Experience Takes the Lead

Preview: Experience Takes the Lead
Friday, October 20, 2017
Familiar faces could dominate photo finishes at Saturday’s Upper Peninsula Boys Cross Country Finals at Pictured Rocks Golf Club in Munising. Two reigning individual champions are back from a year ago, as is the runner-up from the race where the winner has moved ...
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Caro's Albrecht Proves to be Quick Study

Caro's Albrecht Proves to be Quick Study
Wednesday, August 30, 2017
Before the first cross country race of his life, Yami Albrecht stepped to the starting line without much of a plan. Then a freshman at Caro, Albrecht knew he could run, but didn’t know how to pace himself over the course of a 5K or what type of strategy to employ...
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Meyers Serves, Strides for Norrix Fall Teams

Meyers Serves, Strides for Norrix Fall Teams
Tuesday, August 22, 2017
Joe Meyers placed an impressive 14th of 357 cross country runners at Friday's Portage Central Early Bird Invitational, but in a time that disappointed the Kalamazoo Loy Norrix sophomore.  He didn’t have much time to fret. The two-sport fall athlete had his f...
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Longtime Coach Lober Steps Away from XC

Longtime Coach Lober Steps Away from XC
Friday, August 18, 2017
When the Traverse City Central boys cross country team opened practice last Wednesday, the gregarious John Lober was nowhere in sight. Instead, the Michigan Interscholastic Track Coaches Association Hall of Fame coach was teeing it up on a golf course in Kalkaska Count...
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Rababeh, Lakeland Earn Long-Awaited Wins

Rababeh, Lakeland Earn Long-Awaited Wins
Saturday, November 5, 2016
What Dearborn’s Riad Rababeh accomplished with a minimal amount of work was pretty remarkable. It got him wondering what he could do if he trained with a purpose for his senior season of cross country.
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Jacobs, Corunna Finish Title Quests

Jacobs, Corunna Finish Title Quests
Saturday, November 5, 2016
Noah Jacobs’ race was done, but the job wasn’t finished. Not by a long shot. So, he took zero time to soak in the moment after he won the MHSAA Division 2 individual cross country championship Saturday at Michigan International Speedway.
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Albrecht, Saugatuck Power Through D3

Albrecht, Saugatuck Power Through D3
Saturday, November 5, 2016
It was a race that took a toll on the front-runners. Caro sophomore Yami Albrecht appeared just fine after winning the MHSAA Division 3 boys cross country championship Saturday, until a fellow competitor congratulated him with a hug. Albrecht staggered back a bit and c...
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Stimpfel, P-W Rise Above New Competition

Stimpfel, P-W Rise Above New Competition
Saturday, November 5, 2016
Moving down a division helped, but there’s no substitute for good old-fashioned hard work. So, even though Cass City junior CarLee Stimpfel was racing runners from smaller schools, it was still his personal improvement that put him in a position to win the MHSAA...
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Preview: Taking The Final Step to 1st

Preview: Taking The Final Step to 1st
Friday, November 4, 2016
The 991 racers at Saturday’s MHSAA Lower Peninsula Boys Cross Country Finals include more than a few who have come close to claiming championships the last few seasons, but are seeking their first. Corunna’s Noah Jacobs has won every race this season, but i...
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Northern Stars Seek Elusive D1 Title

Northern Stars Seek Elusive D1 Title
Thursday, November 3, 2016
After dominating the Big North Conference, and running away with Regional crowns, Alpena’s Mitchell Day and Traverse City Central’s Sielle Kearney are in position to set a new benchmark in northern Michigan. They will run to become the first northern Michig...
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Performance: Negaunee's Colton Yesney

Performance: Negaunee's Colton Yesney
Thursday, October 27, 2016
Colton Yesney led Negaunee to its second straight MHSAA Upper Peninsula Division 1 championship Saturday, improving from his personal runner-up finish in 2015 to also earn the individual title – in an MHSAA U.P. Finals 5K record time of 15:49.8. Yesney broke...
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Repeat Winners Dominate Boys Finals

Repeat Winners Dominate Boys Finals
Sunday, October 23, 2016
Early in Saturday’s Upper Peninsula Cross Country Finals, there was a feeling Negaunee junior Colton Yesney was about to break the 16-minute barrier for five kilometers at Beauchamp’s Grove. He did just that by covering the 3.1 miles in a course-record 15 ...
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Preview: New Contenders Emerge

Preview: New Contenders Emerge
Friday, October 21, 2016
Saturday’s Upper Peninsula Boys Cross Country Finals are guaranteed to crown three first-time individual champions, and one of last season’s team title-winners is expected to be replaced as well at Beauchamp Cross Country Course. Two-time reigning Division ...
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Saugatuck Racing Toward New Challenge

Saugatuck Racing Toward New Challenge
Wednesday, October 19, 2016
It’s tough enough for a team to defend an MHSAA Finals championship. It might be even more difficult to do it in an unfamiliar division. The Saugatuck boys cross country team will be presented with that challenge this season after a slight change in enrollment bu...
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Performance: Coldwater's Shuaib Aljabaly

Performance: Coldwater's Shuaib Aljabaly
Friday, October 7, 2016
In a relatively short time, Shuaib Aljabaly has made an incredible impression on the cross country course. He started running with Coldwater's high school team only midway through his sophomore season. Now a junior, Aljabaly is undefeated this season and earned the Mic...
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Performance: Corunna's Noah Jacobs

Performance: Corunna's Noah Jacobs
Thursday, September 8, 2016
Corunna's Noah Jacobs is considered the state’s preeminent high school distance runner by many heading into this, his final season. He earned the first Michigan National Guard “Performance of the Week” of this school year after clocking a 15:43 to win...
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Dimambro Moves to Front of Fenton Pack

Dimambro Moves to Front of Fenton Pack
Wednesday, August 17, 2016
Dominic Dimambro was the little kid who often tagged along with his older brother and his friends. Ten years after Joe Dimambro and now-coach Jesse Anderson helped put Fenton on the state cross country map, the kid who used to be a source of amusement for the older boy...
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Through the Years: Boys Cross Country 1924-2015

Through the Years: Boys Cross Country 1924-2015
Friday, July 29, 2016
We started this week our look at MHSAA fall tournaments with girls cross country Tuesday; we'll cross the July finish line with the 90-year history of the boys championship races.
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