Oceane Maher

Everything you should know before the state meet Oceane Maher Nov 7, 2014

A quick recap of the regional meets and which individuals and teams to look out for at the state meet on Saturday. Includes predictions for the top 3 individuals in 1A-5A, and top 10 in 6A as well as an interview with 5A leader Abby Gray from the Region 4 Championships.

Freshman phenom Helen Roddy reflects on HS XC so far Oceane Maher Oct 26, 2014

Helen Roddy is the second-fastest ranked freshman in the state, with a 5k PR of 18:08. Roddy trains with junior teammate Madie Boreman, 4:46 miler and 2x state champion, and teammate Haley Timmons. The three took 1st-3rd in the district, leading Rouse to a district championship for the first time in the 6A division. Roddy hopes to break 18 minutes for the season and medal at the state meet.

Breakout season for Abby Gray Oceane Maher Oct 8, 2014

Q&A with Junior Abby Gray, the current 5A leader with a best 5k time of 17:22 from the McNeil Invitational. She was third at the state championships in the 3200m with a PR of 10:53, and has a 1600m PR of 4:57. Gray is on fire this season, consistently dropping times as well as running 3 sub-18 5ks in a row.  

Vandegrift brings back winning team Oceane Maher Aug 7, 2014

Vandegrift is the fastest girl's returning 5A team, led by twins Natalie & Loren Goddard who posted times of 19:10 & 19:18 as freshmen. The varsity team has a strong group of girls, all with 5k times ranging within less than a minute of each other. The Vandegrift girl's team was last year's Region IV Champions, and finished 10th in the state.

Southlake Carroll owes success to Coach Leonard Oceane Maher Aug 6, 2014

  The Southlake Carroll boys and girls teams both won their third state title in a row at last year's UIL State Championships. The boys were led by senior Jacob Pickle, who placed 2nd individually, and sophomore Antigone Archer led the girls team with an individual 5th place finish. The teams went on to qualify for Nike Cross Nationals, where the boys team placed 14th and the girls team placed 17th against the top running schools in the nation.   

Carter Blunt hopes to repeat big wins for junior year Oceane Maher Jul 25, 2014

4A Cross Country State Champion & 3200/1600m State Champion Carter Blunt is the fastest returning cross country runner in Texas. With PRs of 4:14 (1600), 9:03 (3200) and 14:57 (5k) as a sophomore, Blunt aims to defend his state titles and qualify for trips to NXN and Foot Locker Nationals. 

Madie Boreman: Ready for a comeback Oceane Maher Jul 22, 2014

Rising junior Madie Boreman, 2x State Champion & 4A 1600m record-holder,  reflects on her sophomore year, pressure of living up to high expectations from freshman year and goals for the upcoming cross country season.

New school for top rising soph Julia Heymach Oceane Maher Jul 18, 2014

Julia Heymach, upcoming sophomore and 2013 5A Cross Country State Runner-Up, reflects on her first year of high school running and goals for the upcoming cross country season. Heymach was the highest-ranked freshman cross country runner of 2013 in Texas, with a 5k PR of 17:36.

Stride by Stride Girls XC Season Recap Oceane Maher Jan 2, 2014

  We’ve seen several fantastic performances throughout the 2013 cross country season. Starting back at the first week of the season, Natalie Rathjen set the fastest time of the week with a 17:38 5k at Marcus I invitational. Austen Dalquist led the boys with a 15:26.