Wayzata's Olson surges at the end to win state cross-country meet

Connor Olson won the boys' Class 2A race, helping Wayzata win the team title Saturday in Northfield.

Top-3 finish at state eyed by Rosemount runner Alex Berhe

October 28, 2014
Never satisfied, Rosemout’s Alex Berhe wants a top-three finish at the cross-country state meet.

Four south metro running champs set to race at state meet

October 29, 2014
The South Suburban Conference quickly is becoming a hotbed for distance runners.
High Schools
November 18, 2014

Wayzata, Edina lead pack of runners to national meet in Oregon

In recent years, Minnesota cross-country runners have established themselves among the nation’s best. This year has been so competitive that the Edina boys’ team failed to make the Class 2A meet but managed to qualify for the Nike NXN Nationals on Dec. 6 in Portland, Ore.
High Schools
November 2, 2014

Wayzata's Olson surges at the end to win state cross-country meet

Connor Olson won the boys' Class 2A race, helping Wayzata win the team title Saturday in Northfield.
High Schools
November 1, 2014

After 'section of death,' Wayzata boys' cross-country aims higher

The defending Class 2A boys’ champs outraced top competition to reach state.
High Schools
October 28, 2014

Oft-injured Chaska runner revs up for state meet in a big way

When healthy, Chaska senior Joey Duerr always is mentioned among the top cross-country runners in Minnesota.
High Schools
October 28, 2014

Osseo senior runner reaches her goal: state meet

Grace Koskela is about to end her high school career having accomplished goals of reaching state, breaking a 4-kilometer time of 15:30
High Schools
October 26, 2014

Woodbury runner Wareham doesn't let broken wrist slow his rise in the rankings

A wrist fracture suffered in September has not slowed down Woodbury senior Nick Wareham.
High Schools
October 25, 2014

Quick Q&A: Kelli Praska, Eagan cross-country

Praska has competed in the Class 2A girls’ cross-country state meet each year
High Schools
October 25, 2014

Quick Q&A: Emma Benner, Forest Lake cross-country

Last year she helped her team to an 11th-place finish at the Class 2A cross-country state meet.
High Schools
October 25, 2014

Quick Q&A: Kelli Praska, Eagan cross-country

Praska has competed in the Class 2A girls’ cross-country state meet each year
High Schools
October 25, 2014

Quick Q&A: Emma Benner, Forest Lake cross-country

Last year she helped her team to an 11th-place finish at the Class 2A cross-country state meet.
High Schools
October 25, 2014

Woodbury runner Wareham doesn't let broken wrist slow his rise in the rankings

A wrist fracture suffered in September has not slowed down Woodbury senior Nick Wareham.
High Schools
October 18, 2014

Tartan's Nofziger emerges from Ali's shadow

Graduation and the creation of the Metro East Conference have turned out to be good things for Tartan junior Sam Nofziger.
High Schools
October 14, 2014

Hyytinen leads Farmington boys' runners by example

The Tigers’ Justin Hyytinen has helped mold the cross-country team with his stellar example.
Cross Country hub
October 5, 2014

Forest Lake's Benner speeds her way up state rankings

Forest Lake runner Emma Benner, despite being slowed by a knee injury this summer, is speeding her way up the state rankings and positioning the Rangers for a conference title bid. read more...
High Schools
September 24, 2014

Freedom's just another word for Blaine runner's pet cow

Blaine cross-country standout Sarah Olson lives for summer visits to a friend’s farm.
High Schools
September 23, 2014

Burnsville star picks up new culture, shines in new sport

A new culture and new sport is no longer daunting to Burnsville's Faysal Mahmoud.
Cross Country hub
September 20, 2014

Eden Prairie boys, Edina girls win Apple Valley cross-country meet

Eden Prairie, ranked No. 7 in 2A, won the boys’ team title, and Edina, ranked No. 4 in Class 2A, claimed the girls’ team title. read more...
High Schools
August 25, 2014

Cross-country runners to watch: 10 boys, 10 girls

A look at the metro area's elite:
High Schools
August 25, 2014

Prep cross-country preview

The top story lines for the 2014 season:
High Schools
August 12, 2014

'Best first day' for running champion Wayzata girls

The defending state and national champion girls' team was eager to get to work on the first day of practice.
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