Interviews with 2A-6A state champions, and 6A girls team champions Lewisville Hebron.
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.
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.
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.
Recap of McNeil Invitational and Nike South Invitational, featuring interviews with Devin Clark, Alex Rogers and Abby Gray.
Q&A with Klein Oak senior Erica Moorhead, who hopes to make it to state after major improvement over the summer. Moorhead dropped over a minute in the 3 mile, going from 20:06 to 18:43.
Recap of TX high school XC meets from 9/8/14-9/14/13, featuring interviews with Gema Sanchez & Darren Medrano.
Early season recap of top performances in Texas, featuring an interview with 2A XC, 3200m & 1600m runner-up Ryan Flores.
MileSplit is going around the country talking to top coaches of the nation's best high school cross country programs for some inside info on their squad's success and what to look forward to this coming season from them.
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.
Rising junior Abby Guidry, 18:23 5k runner & 5:01 miler, looks to medal at state meet and qualify for NXN. Guidry hopes to redeem herself from a disappointing end to track season due to illness.
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.
MileSplit is leaving it up to you to decide who was the best Texas high school track & field boys athlete for the 2014 season! Select between 8 high school stars among the best in the state from their respective track & field disciplines. Voting closes on Thursday, August 7th at 10:30 PM!
MileSplit is leaving it up to you to decide who was the best Texas high school track & field girls athlete for the 2014 season! Select between 7 high school stars among the best in the state from their respective track & field disciplines. Voting closes on Thursday, August 7th at 10 PM!
Update on the Texas athletes at the World Junior Championships.
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.
Rising senior Pedro Nasta, 15:36 5k runner & 4:16 miler, speaks about his summer training and gearing up for cross country season, as well as past challenges and future goals.
A list of top 50 boys returnees in each event within the state of Texas for next year's 2015 outdoor track & field season.
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.
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.
Pre-season interview with Devin Clark of Smithson Valley HS, the fastest ranked Texas cross country returnee and 2014 5A 3200m State Champion, is hoping to bring her team to the state meet and take home her first individual cross country state title.
Here are the top 50 fastest returning girls cross country teams in the state of Texas generated based off the 2013 season best 5K cross country times in the MileSplit database from each of the team's top 7 returnees.
Check out the top 50 fastest returning boys cross country teams in the state of Texas generated based off the 2013 season best 5K cross country times in the MileSplit database from each of the team's top 7 returnees.
Hi this is Oceane, here to recap the regional track meets! Thecompetitors for the state meet have been determined, and there were some incredible performances along the way.
Hi this is Oceane, here to give you a recap of the past 3 weeks of track.
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.
Here is a great review of the Girls Texas Cross Country by Oceane Maher. Enjoy