Cross country

Longtime Snohomish, GP distance-running coach Parker retires

Longtime Snohomish, GP distance-running coach Parker retires

Dan Parker-led teams captured a total of 11 state titles during an impressive 32-year coaching career.

 

WIAA gives option to delay start of sports until December

WIAA gives option to delay start of sports until December

An updated plan moves girls swimming to Season 3 and makes fall cross country an alternate season.

 

Samaya Morin spikes the ball at a Lake Stevens volleyball practice last November. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Guidelines set for fall prep sports

WIAA outlines the requirements for practices, competitions, with the requirements varying by sport.

 

State cross country roundup: GP’s Stratton overcomes adversity

State cross country roundup: GP’s Stratton overcomes adversity

After fighting an iron deficiency all season, she still placed 4th at the 4A state championships.

State cross country roundup: GP’s Stratton overcomes adversity
State cross country: Banner day for Arlington program

State cross country: Banner day for Arlington program

The Eagles boys take fourth and the girls place a program-best fifth at the 3A state championships.

State cross country: Banner day for Arlington program

List of local qualifiers for state cross country meet

Numerous local runners and teams are headed to Pasco for Saturday’s state cross country championships.

King’s runner has been among best in country this season

King’s runner has been among best in country this season

Naomi Smith heads into the state cross country meet with the 47th-fastest time in the nation.

King’s runner has been among best in country this season
What to watch for at state cross country

What to watch for at state cross country

A look at some of the top local runners and teams heading to Pasco for Saturday’s state championships.

What to watch for at state cross country
Hot Tickets: What to watch this week in prep sports

Hot Tickets: What to watch this week in prep sports

Saturday’s state cross country championships in Pasco highlight a busy week of postseason action.

Hot Tickets: What to watch this week in prep sports
MG runner goes from operating table to district champion

MG runner goes from operating table to district champion

Jasmine Nguyen wins the 3A district cross country title after having a large ovarian cyst removed.

MG runner goes from operating table to district champion
Records fall at 36th annual Hole in the Wall Invitational

Records fall at 36th annual Hole in the Wall Invitational

More than 4,000 runners descend Saturday on Lakewood High School for the massive cross-country meet.

Records fall at 36th annual Hole in the Wall Invitational
Q&A with Granite Falls cross country runner Isaac Cortes

Q&A with Granite Falls cross country runner Isaac Cortes

The Tigers’ senior ran a mile in just over 6 minutes as a 5th-grader and is a devoted church member.

Q&A with Granite Falls cross country runner Isaac Cortes
Local runners shine at Twilight Invitational in Marysville

Local runners shine at Twilight Invitational in Marysville

Naomi Smith of King’s ran the fastest 5,000-meter girls time in the state to highlight the big event.

Local runners shine at Twilight Invitational in Marysville
Alexis Palmer (left) and Lindsay Arday shares a laugh during warm-ups before running Wednesday afternoon at Lord Hill Regional Park in Snohomish on October 2, 2019. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Prep cross country: GP looks to uphold strong tradition

The Grizzlies’ girls cross country team has won five state titles since the school opened in 2008.

Alexis Palmer (left) and Lindsay Arday shares a laugh during warm-ups before running Wednesday afternoon at Lord Hill Regional Park in Snohomish on October 2, 2019. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Prep cross country preview: 5 storylines to watch

Prep cross country preview: 5 storylines to watch

A look at some of the top local teams and runners, including defending state champ Naomi Smith from King’s.

Prep cross country preview: 5 storylines to watch
Glacier Peak girls win 4A state cross-country title (video)

Glacier Peak girls win 4A state cross-country title (video)

The Grizzlies achieved redemption with their 5th state team title in the past 9 years.

Glacier Peak girls win 4A state cross-country title (video)
Jackson, Granite Falls runners place 3rd at state cross-country meets (video)

Jackson, Granite Falls runners place 3rd at state cross-country meets (video)

Arlington, Edmonds-Woodway earn top-5 team finishes in 3A boys competition.

Jackson, Granite Falls runners place 3rd at state cross-country meets (video)
State cross country preview: Wesco 3A loaded with talent

State cross country preview: Wesco 3A loaded with talent

The state meet will feature a slew of local runners with title aspirations.

State cross country preview: Wesco 3A loaded with talent
Q&A with Mountlake Terrace cross country runner Jaden Lofrese

Q&A with Mountlake Terrace cross country runner Jaden Lofrese

The soft-spoken senior leads the Hawks by example and hopes to crack the top 5 at state this weekend.

Q&A with Mountlake Terrace cross country runner Jaden Lofrese
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