The qualifying meet for the CCS Final will take place this Saturday at Soquel HS.
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Amador Valley senior now CA No. 3 all-time and U.S. No. 7 all-time after two-lap stunner at Stumptown meet in Portland.
Bella Vista (SJ) junior and Bellarmine (CC) senior take it all the way to the line at Social Distance Fiesta #3.
Epic four-lap battle among Ajani Salcido, Taylor Iden, Collin Peattie, Nolan Topper, Galen Topper and a super talented 1600m field at the Distance Fiesta.
Records are primed to fall Saturday when elite Northern California runners take the line for the second of three epic DSDF meets.
Highlights of Saturday night's race at Campolindo where the two all-boys schools run U.S. Nos. 1 and 2 DMR (12-4-8-16) 10:07.25 and 10:12.66.
Charlie Dang is a returning section champion with CA state meet final experience in the discus.
Check out heat sheets and be sure to catch Saturday night's live stream of the first of three DSDF meets.
Veteran coach talks struggles during the pandemic and positivity of team's long-awaited first XC meet.
NorCal boys ready to make a huge statement in 2021.
Ranking the top 1,207 returning boys 5000-meter cross country runners in the Central Coast Section heading into the 2021 season.
A trio of Bay Area rising seniors leads the list of returning California high school cross country runners for 5000 meters.
Two of the top runners in the state, Nolan and Galen Topper compete for nationally ranked Bellarmine.
In place of our usual Countdown to XC (which has suffered a critical lack of data) we're taking a look at 30 teams that will have a major impact this winter.
Today marks the beginning of the MileSplit50 boys team rankings countdown
The XC season might still be a few months away but CA runners are still rolling on the track recording impressive time trial marks.
The theme in this meet (especially for the girls) is comebacks, as several athletes return to their sophomore fitness after frustrating junior seasons.
Scott Toney leads a number of athletes that are moving through the prelims with their eyes on the state championship.
Who will be the top 10 male track athletes in California regardless of an event? Check out our list inside.
Central Coast Section 2019 XC Season In Review
This is our seventh and sixth and final update to the CA XC rankings for boys and girls across all five CIF divisions.
This is our fifth update to the statewide rankings for boys and girls across all five CIF divisions. (Corrected)
This is our fourth update to the statewide rankings for boys and girls across all five CIF divisions. (Corrected)
Yesterday, the Bellarmine boys ran the fastest team time on the historic Crystal Springs course at their WCAL final.
This is our third update to the statewide rankings for boys and girls across all five CIF divisions.
Our second installment of CA team rankings for all five CIF divisions.
Subjective statewide top-10 rankings for all five the CIF-State divisions.
This year's De La Salle Nike Invitational will feature an epic varsity boys' competition. Check out the main runners in our preview.
It should be a scorcher this weekend at Hidden Valley Park and the 35th Annual Ed Sias Invitational.
Our interview with lontime Bellarmine HS coach, Patrick McCrystle
Next up in our pre-season section previews will be the smaller but still mighty Central Coast Section.
Some epic distance races could be in store for us on Saturday. Here is our preview.
The top 3 athletes will advance from this section final. Check out all the favorites and leading contenders. (Jeff Parenti photo)
Gilroy HS will host the CCS semifinals this Saturday which includes some of the top athletes in the entire state.
With Arcadia and Mt. SAC looming, we take a look at the relays that aren't in the official CA track meet line-up. Here's a look at five non-traditional relays ranking of the top 25 over the last four years.
Clayton Valley's Cameron Reynolds will be one of the featured athletes at the Stanford Invitational this weekend.
The best distance meet in perhaps the US is on for this Saturday. We will be there LIVE!
Isabelle Cairns and Isabella Grant each had nice performances on a miserable day at the K-Bell Invitational on Saturday at Westmont High School.
This is the next installment in a series of articles previewing the 2019 CA track and field season. This article focuses on the Central Coast Section.
You've seen our choices for 2018 XC Runners of the Year. Here we look at the top runners by grade as selected by voters in our polls. And your winners are ...
In this penultimate installment of the 10-part MileSplitCA All-State series, we present the overall Boys All-State Team.
Reviewing all 10 races from the CIF-State Cross Country Championships at Woodward Park in Fresno.
Matt Strangio, Corie Smith and others will be looking to keep Great Oak from a total sweep at Woodward Park. Our CIF-State Division I preview.
Progress reports are out for all the top Central Coast Section cross country individuals and teams.
At the midpoint of the season, which teams did we get right and which did we miss during our annual #CountdownToXC?
Sophomore Colin Peattie ran a class record leading the Bellarmine boys and Granada senior Colleen McCandless cruised to victory at the Crystal Springs Invitational.
We have been charting year-to-year improvement over the last 6 seasons for many of California's best programs, and the data is interesting - and at times surprising!
A preview of one of the largest early-season Northern California Invitationals.
This report from the Lowell Invitational takes you into a 1-on-1 battle, introduces you to a winner who found running to be her best sport, and lets you meet a super-fast girl you definitely don't want to mess with.
Our first detailed section preview begins today with the Central Coast Section.
We're posting every day for the next 30 days, highlighting some of the teams to watch for the upcoming fall season. Today: the squads that just missed our top 30.
This is the third installment in a series of section-by-section track & field season in review articles. This is a recap of the Central Coast Section.
California state track and field meet and distance races = competitive galore!
The field is now set for Friday's final. Here are a few observations heading into the final few days before section champions are crowned.
Event-by-event preview of the 60th Mt. SAC Relays to be held at El Camino College in Torrance.
The Stanford Invitational brought out the best from many individuals and teams this past weekend. Aiden Jackman photo courtesy of Eric Taylor.
The premier Northern California HS invitational takes place this weekend. Upgrade to MileSplit Universal to watch the action.
The premier distance event in Northern California is finally here. Check out the talented runners that will take part this Saturday.
Arianna Fisher is one of a small handful of returning champions that are heavy favorites - but in many events, the section needs new blood to step up.
The top finisher from the 2017 CCS Finals graduated in 8 of the 10 sprint & hurdle races, opening the door for a new group of stars, but the girls' hurdlers are back to defend their titles.
Like the majority of most sections, the top three athletes/teams advance from the CCS Championship. Here are all the favorites and contenders in the distance events.
My picks for the top 15 individuals from the California 2017 Track and Field season.
ICYM our 10-part series recognizing the top XC athletes from the 2017 season, use this hub to navigate to any of the teams.
We wrap up the 2017 XC season with the final installment of our MileSplitCA series of All-State XC teams for 2017. Check out the Boys Overall All-State Team.
Our MileSplitCA All-State Teams series continues with Senior Boys. A very deep field warranted a four-team list, recognizing the top 28 senior boys in the state.
One of the earliest section finals takes place this Saturday at Toro Park.
This week saw a lot of the top talent in the state focused on league meets, tuning up for championship season, or resting - and that opens the door for a different group to shine.
Alex Scales announced his commitment to the Colorado Buffaloes men's distance program on Wednesday
Meika Beaudoin-Rousseau ran the fastest time at Mt. SAC. He reflects on his race and high school career.
Every week through the end of cross country season, we will feature one of California's Coaching Legends - a past or present figure that has shaped the sport in the Golden State.
Up next on our Flo50 boys countdown is No. 10 Meika Beaudoin-Rousseau
Check out this comparative list of the nation's best boys in cross country
Arguably the best state meet in the nation takes place this Friday and Saturday at Buchanan HS. Here are all the favorites and leading contenders.
Your last chance to vote before we get into the league championship season. Some awesome marks last week. Who was the best?
The best section preview meet in California takes place this Saturday at Los Gatos HS. Here are all the favorites and contenders in all events. Cover photo courtesy of Ben Crawford.
Temecula Great Oak (Ca.) High has a chance to make a statement at the Mt. SAC Relays this weekend.
Here is one man's opinion of the top 8 performances from the just completed Arcadia Invitational.
We just completed the seventh outdoor weekend for California Invitationals and this week you choose two performers from the just completed Arcadia Invitational. Kirby Lee photo.
We just completed the sixth outdoor weekend for California Invitationals before heading into the Arcadia Invitational.
The San Jose Bellarmine (Ca.) High boys threw down the fastest DMR in the nation on Friday at the Stanford Invitational
California adds a new national leading event with the Bellarmine boys throwing down fastest DMR in US.
MileSplit takes a look at the nation's top 50 returning 4x800 meter relay teams for the 2017 outdoor season based purely on the combined PR's of each team's top 4 returning 800 meter runners times from last spring.
The best returning athlete in every individual event for 2017 season including state PV record holder, Rachel Baxter.
Bellarmine HS has been one of the top XC programs in the state of California. This past weekend, Alex Scales led them to victory at the 42nd Annual Crystal Springs Invitational. Our interview with him.
This Saturday marks the 42nd year that Serra HS has been the host school for the Crystal Springs Invitational on the historic Crystal Springs course.
The premier Northern California Invitational takes place this Saturday on the Stanford golf course. Check out all the contending teams and individuals.
One of the premier East Bay Invitationals takes place this Saturday at Newhall Park in Concord with the 2016 De La Salle/Carondelet Nike Invitational.
In California, if you have the talent to post the top time in two different relays, you have the talent to win the state championship.
A little bit of a deep breath for a lot of athletes that traveled down to the Arcadia Invitational. Check out some of the top marks from the Invitationals last week.
A mini preview of the upcoming CCS Championship meet in May will take place this Friday at Los Gatos HS. (Milesplit file photo)
Here is a sneak peek at all the contending athletes and teams for EVERY high school event this weekend!
Here are all the distance favorites and contenders in the Central Coast Section for both boys and girls.
This Friday's CCS final will feature many tight battles with only the top 3 in each event advancing to the CA state final. Here are my top storylines that will make for a more interesting meet.
Eleanor Roosevelt scores well in the long sprints when you consider the top 5 athletes from each school. Who else ranks high?
Will Eduardo Herrera and Madera South be as strong in the fall as their 3200 results this spring suggest? Look at team distance results now, to get a feel for which cross country teams have made the most progress.
The 2015 Stanford Track and Field Invitational takes place this Friday/Saturday. Here is a sneak peek at all the contending athletes/teams for each event.
Here are the team pictures of the winning teams from each division at today's Central Coast Section meet at Toro Park.
Now that the Earlybird Invitational is in the books, check out the meet story by North Monterey County coach and meet director, Gustavo Ibarra.