Articles Archive

  • USA XC Rankings, 2012, Boys Individuals; as of 10/31

    MileSplit's National Cross Country Rankings

    Aaron Rich - October 31, 2012 - 15 Comments
  • 2012 USATF West Virginia Association Junior Olympic Cross Country Championships

    2012 USATF West Virginia Association Junior Olympic Cross Country Championships   Saturday, November 10, 2012 • Coonskin Park Charleston, WV

    Paul Gilmer - October 31, 2012 - Comment
  • West Virginia AAU Youth Cross Country Championship

    The meet is open to athletes from the state of West Virginia. Athletes must enter on line via www.CoachO.com   Entry fee is $10.00 The top 20 youth individuals and top three teams in each age division qualify for the AAU National Championship meet December 1, 2012 at Winthrop University in Rock Hill, SC AAU membership cards are required and they must be purchased on line at (aausports.org).

    Paul Gilmer - October 31, 2012 - Comment
  • USA XC Rankings, 2012; Girls Individuals; as of 10/29

      MileSplit’s National Cross Country Rankings

    Lyle Knudson - October 29, 2012 - 10 Comments
  • Trefz Leads Fairmont Senior to AA-A Title

    Senior Nick Trefz of Fairmont Senior with the 4th fastest time posted in West Virginia this year and the fasted in A-AA classification in 2012 cruised to a 12 second victory with a sub 16 minute time of 15:52.2.

    Douglas McDaniel - October 28, 2012 - Comment
  • Drazba Dominates; Philip Barbour Girls Take AA-A Title

    Maggie Drazba Stakes Claim To Best Ever Cross country is a team sport, and Philip Barbour girls and Fairmont Senior boys took the A-AA titles. However, on this day all eyes were on an outstanding individual that is simply the best female high school distance runner ever in the state of West Virginia. Maggie Drazba, a senior, from St. Marys shattered the course record by almost 15 seconds with a blazing time on the difficult Cabell Midland 5000 meter course in Ona, West Virginia in 17:17.89.

    Douglas McDaniel - October 28, 2012 - Comment
  • Morgantown Girls and Cabell Midland Boys Post Record Setting Wins

    Jacob Burcham and Amelia Paladino Set New State Marks It was a record setting day at the West Virginia AAA High School Cross Country Championships at Cabell Midland High School in Ona, West Virginia on Saturday.  Running in a drizzle under gloomy skies, Morgantown girls and Cabell Midland boys teams each set new records for average team time, shattering the old marks in the process.

    Rollie Jacobs - October 27, 2012 - Comment
  • West Virginia XC State Championship Results Are Posted

    Drazba and Burcham Set State Course Records Morgantown Girls are 2012 AAA State Champions Amelia Paladino, junior, from University High School in Morgantown wins AAA Girls race in 17:47.32 Cabell Midland Boys take AAA State Championship Trophy Jacob Burcham, senior, from Cabell Midland High School in Ona set record time in AAA boys race in 14:58.04 Philip Barbour are AA-A girls champions Maggie Drazba shatters course record to win AA-A girls race with a time of 17:17.32 Fairmont Senior wins boys AA-A State Championship as senior Nick Trefz leads them with a 15:52.20 winning time in the AA-A boys race.

    Douglas McDaniel - October 27, 2012 - Comment
  • USA XC Rankings, 2012; Girls Individuals; as of 10/22

    MileSplit’s National Cross Country Rankings

    Lyle Knudson - October 22, 2012 - 6 Comments
  • West Virginia Cross Country State Championship Central

    Get all the information you need regarding the 2012 West Virginia State Cross Country Championship with these two links. Articles, photos, performances, qualifier entry lists, past meets, and more are included. WV Runners WV State XC Championship Coverage Official State Meet Web Site  

    Douglas McDaniel - October 21, 2012 - Comment
  • Jefferson Boys and Hampshire Girls Seize Region II Titles

    Jefferson’s Ryan Graf and Abby Colbert Capture Individual Titles On a crisp fall day with foul weather closing fast, the Jefferson boys and Hampshire girls did what was expected in seizing their respective Regional Championship titles on Thursday in Elkins, West Virginia.   

    Rollie Jacobs - October 20, 2012 - Comment
  • Jefferson Boys, Musselman Girls Win Big at PVC Championships

    Jefferson’s Graf and Colbert Shatter Poor House Farm Course Records October 10, 2012 - The Jefferson boys and Musselman girls posted convincing wins on Wednesday under breezy and rapidly cooling conditions in Martinsburg, WV to win their respective league titles.  Running on what may be one of the toughest courses in the state featuring two significant water crossings and steep, rocky hills, Jefferson’s Ryan Graf and Abby Colbert each shattered the existing record on the newly reconfigured Poor House Farm course by approximately a minute each. 

    Rollie Jacobs - October 12, 2012 - Comment
  • American Dreams: Alex and Peter inspired by brother Lopez Lomong's Olympic success

    Back in the fall of 2007, HBO aired a moving documentary about distance runner and U.S. Olympian Joseph “Lopez” Lomong. It told the story of the terrifying early life of the African native, who  was kidnapped at the age of 6 by rebel soldiers of the Sudan People Liberation Army (SPLA) and put in a refugee camp miles away from his home. 

    Stephen Mazzone - October 08, 2012 - Comment
  • MileSplit Completes Acquisition of RunningCamps.org

    MileSplit, the leading website for high school cross country and track & field, announced today that it has completed the acquisition of RunningCamps.org and its assets.

    MileSplit Network Press Release - October 05, 2012 - 1 Comments
  • USA XC Rankings, 2012, Boys Individuals; as of 10/3

    MileSplit's National Cross Country Rankings

    Aaron Rich - October 03, 2012 - 2 Comments
  • Gov. Thomas Johnson Wins Frank Keyser Large School Boys Invite; Jefferson 2nd

    River Hill Wins Girls’ Large School Division; Jefferson Top WV School in 7th On a beautiful day in historic Boonsboro, Maryland, Governor Thomas Johnson HS of Frederick, MD avenged an early season loss to West Virginia’s Jefferson HS by winning the Large School Boys’ division against a strong field by 68 to 77. 

    Rollie Jacobs - October 01, 2012 - Comment