Boys Cross Country

 

#TBT x 2: XC, Soccer Finals Then and Now

#TBT x 2: XC, Soccer Finals Then and Now
Thursday, November 8, 2018
For this Throwback Thursday, we're looking back at two years of MHSAA Cross Country and Boys Soccer Finals – those competed in 2008 with highlights compiled by FOX Sports Detroit, and our latest in the Lower Peninsula this past weekend highlighted by Sta...
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Otsego Ace, Chelsea Outpace D2 Field

Otsego Ace, Chelsea Outpace D2 Field
Saturday, November 3, 2018
When Alex Comerford of Otsego decided it was go time, the race was over. Nobody else in the MHSAA Lower Peninsula Division 2 Final field could muster a response to Comerford’s 4:49.11 second-mile surge, one which turned a close race at the mile into a 2.1-mile vi...
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Plymouth Wins 1st Title, Foster Wins 2nd

Plymouth Wins 1st Title, Foster Wins 2nd
Saturday, November 3, 2018
Carter Solomon doesn’t mind losing a cross country race. For the Plymouth junior, it’s all about the competition. He got plenty in the form of Ann Arbor Pioneer senior Nick Foster, but Solomon got the victory he really wanted by leading Plymouth to its firs...
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Caro, Albrecht Celebrate D3 Sweep

Caro, Albrecht Celebrate D3 Sweep
Saturday, November 3, 2018
Caro senior Yami Albrecht has secured a special place in Michigan high school cross country history. Albrecht won a kick to the finish with Jeremy Kloss of Harbor Springs for the second straight year to win his third MHSAA Lower Peninsula Division 3 individual champion...
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Saugatuck Follows Gorgas to 1st in D4

Saugatuck Follows Gorgas to 1st in D4
Saturday, November 3, 2018
Saugatuck senior Corey Gorgas raised his arms as he hit the finish line, but the day wasn’t all about him. Moments after he completed a solo victory lap to the finish Saturday to win the MHSAA Lower Peninsula Division 4 individual cross country championship at Mi...
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Preview: Forecast Calls for Historic Wins

Preview: Forecast Calls for Historic Wins
Thursday, November 1, 2018
Team and individual history is waiting to be made at Saturday’s Lower Peninsula Boys Cross Country Finals at Michigan International Speedway. A year ago, the final state rankings predicted all four champions – and if they’re accurate again, Plymouth w...
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Plenty Propels Chassell Championship Chase

Plenty Propels Chassell Championship Chase
Thursday, November 1, 2018
Small school. Big tradition. That’s pretty much the way it is at Chassell High School, which captured both the girls and boys Upper Peninsula Division 3 cross country championships Oct 20 at Munising.
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Sault, Ishpeming, Chassell Boys Set Pace

Sault, Ishpeming, Chassell Boys Set Pace
Sunday, October 21, 2018
The Sault Ste. Marie boys made a statement in the wind and cold Saturday, earning their first Upper Peninsula Division 1 cross country championship in six years with 42 points.
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Preview: Powers Prepared to Surge

Preview: Powers Prepared to Surge
Friday, October 19, 2018
Marquette and Ishpeming have combined for 40 Upper Peninsula boys cross country championships over the years. They’re predicted to add to that total this weekend.
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Performance: Gladstone's Adam Bruce

Performance: Gladstone's Adam Bruce
Friday, October 19, 2018
In only his second season running cross country, Gladstone standout Adam Bruce has assumed the lead position as fastest in the Upper Peninsula.  He won two league championships last week, at the Mid-Peninsula Conference meet (16:50) and three days later at the Gre...
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Anderson Shows Way for Fenton Runners

Anderson Shows Way for Fenton Runners
Wednesday, October 10, 2018
The runners on the Fenton girls and boys cross country teams admired and respected coach Jesse Anderson before he placed 20th overall at the 2018 Boston Marathon. But that performance definitely didn’t hurt his credibility.
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Gull Lake XC Extends Tradition Cross-State

Gull Lake XC Extends Tradition Cross-State
Thursday, October 4, 2018
Every year since 1993, Gull Lake’s runners have carried a game ball from their football opponent’s school to the Blue Devils’ stadium in advance of the Homecoming game. Previously, the longest trip was 72 miles from Niles. But this fall, Gull Lake&rsq...
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Ellsworth On Course for More Big Finishes

Ellsworth On Course for More Big Finishes
Friday, September 21, 2018
Running fever is running rampant in Ellsworth, and it’s got quite a grip on the small Antrim County school. Despite having fewer than 100 students in their high school, the Lancers’ boys and girls cross country teams thrive on a statewide level, thanks to n...
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Davidson's Legacy: Friendship, Hard Work

Davidson's Legacy: Friendship, Hard Work
Wednesday, November 8, 2017
Jon Davidson may be retiring, but he isn’t slowing down. That’s just not something the longtime St. Clair cross country and track coach does.
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Pioneer Closes Finals with D1 Sweep

Pioneer Closes Finals with D1 Sweep
Saturday, November 4, 2017
On top of the normal pressure of racing in the MHSAA Cross Country Finals, runners in the boys Division 1 meet Saturday had to wait through two weather delays before taking the course at Michigan International Speedway. Every team and every runner had different ways of...
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Aljabaly, Chelsea Take Winning Steps

Aljabaly, Chelsea Take Winning Steps
Saturday, November 4, 2017
They were racing to beat each other and racing to beat the weather. When thunder was heard with the runners about to head down the stretch in the MHSAA Division 2 boys cross country race, the leaders were oblivious to the ominous conditions.
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Caro Star Repeats, but Comets Prevail

Caro Star Repeats, but Comets Prevail
Saturday, November 4, 2017
There’s more than one way to be a champion in a sport like cross country. Caro junior Yami Albrecht had already experienced becoming an individual title winner last year at the MHSAA Lower Peninsula Division 3 Final. It was obvious which championship would mean t...
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Stimpfel Repeats, MPSH Completes Sweep

Stimpfel Repeats, MPSH Completes Sweep
Saturday, November 4, 2017
CarLee Stimpfel of Cass City had to spend some extra time walking around in the chute area before he could collect his breath and talk with reporters Saturday at Michigan International Speedway. There was a physical and mental toll in repeating as MHSAA Lower Peninsula...
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Preview: Favorites Poised to Blaze Paths

Preview: Favorites Poised to Blaze Paths
Thursday, November 2, 2017
If the projections are correct, two Michigan high school boys cross country teams will be celebrating MHSAA championships for the first time this weekend. Chelsea and Hanover-Horton are the top-ranked teams in their divisions, and both are seeking to win Finals titles ...
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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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