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.
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Dixon's David Phillips Jr leads the section in the 100 and 200, and could be a state title contender in that second race.
It wasn't enough for the Blue Devils to just make it back to the state meet, and their desire showed in a strong team performance.
One of the strongest sections in the state keeps churning out top teams and individuals.
One of the early season most competitive invitationals will take place this Saturday at Newhall Park.
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!
The section-by-section preview series continues with a detailed look at the Sac Joaquin Section.
Some of this year's favorites won last year, and some had breakouts in 2017 that may not have been noticed behind graduating senior stars (and one moved in from out of the country...)
The undisputed queen of the SJS, Jurnee Woodward, has graduated. Will the next superstar be a sprinter like Tai McDonald, or will someone else step up?
We are closing out the 2017 XC season by recognizing California's top runners. This is the sixth installment of a 10-part MileSplitCA All-State series. Check out Junior Boys.
There are potential state title contenders in every division, including the Vista Del Lago girls in Division 3.
It would be a huge mistake to overlook the teams and individuals competing on day one of the world's biggest cross country meet.
Our first version of subjective section rankings with the help of plenty of SJS coaches.
A fast 5k invitational on a golf course. Check out all the leading varsity contenders in tomorrow's Pacific Tiger Invitational. Josh Small photo.
Get quick recaps from three big season openers, plus results from all the other meets that we have (with more still coming in!)
It's very early September so it must be time for the Lagoon Valley Classic in Vacaville. Many of the finest teams and individuals from the SJS will compete on the rugged Lagoon Valley Park course.
Here are all the state meet distance contenders in the very competitive Sac-Joaquin Section.
If you were hoping Great Oak's girls would somehow get weaker before next fall, sorry - it's not happening. Their team track results show they are actually getting better.
Here are the top returning runners from the 2013 California XC state meet.