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Three teams lead NCAA Division II cross country field

The most efficient way to follow the NCAA Division II national cross country meet is by zeroing in on two Colorado schools, Adams State and Western State, and Grand Valley …


Shadle grad runs for top-rated NAU cross country team

One can only imagine how excited former Shadle Park running standout Nathan Weitz is these days. Weitz is a sophomore at Northern Arizona University, which vaulted into the top spot …


4A cross country: CV boys take 3rd, girls 4th

PASCO – The Central Valley boys ran into a force the Bears couldn’t match Saturday at the State 4A cross country meet. Gig Harbor had the first three finishers as …


2B/1B cross country: NWC boys win behind Ammon, St. George’s Ward takes second

PASCO – More than once this season, Northwest Christian freshman Jack Ammon wondered why he had given up soccer for cross country. “This sport is so painful,” the articulate Ammon …


1A and 2A cross country: Medical Lake, Lakeside champions

PASCO – The Northeast A League had the most success of Inland Northwest schools at state cross country meets. The Medical Lake boys and Lakeside girls captured State 1A championships …


3A cross country: North Central boys win 8th straight state championship

PASCO – Eight was enough for the North Central boys cross country team Saturday afternoon, but the Indians are far from done. North Central extended its stranglehold on the State …


CV freshmen, sophomore lead cross country team

When the Central Valley girls cross country team wants to go hang out togethere, Sarah White is guaranteed to be part of the plan. After all, the junior is the …


Dressel brothers choose to continue family’s long-distance love affair

John Dressel was caught between the devil and the deep blue sea. Should he focus on soccer or follow in family footsteps and become a distance runner? After placing second …


CV boys, girls dominate regionals

Central Valley boys and girls cross country teams left no doubt who would be the region’s 4A team champions, running roughshod over its opposition. North Central’s boys, however sweated out …


CdA cross country captures State crown again

For a second straight year the Coeur d’Alene girls cross country team dominated at the State 5A race. The Vikings pulled off a repeat in impressive fashion, placing four runners …


Coeur d’Alene girls favored at state cross country

Unlike Washington, the Idaho state cross country meets are rotated among three regions. The Coeur d’Alene girls captured the 5A state title in convincing fashion last year when the meets …


CV boys don retro uniforms for regional meet

Here’s a conundrum. How do you find that little extra motivation for a team heading out to defend its first state championship?


University caps unbeaten slowpitch season

Lexi Ivankovich went the distance on the mound and went 2 for 2 and drove in a pair of runs to propel the University Titans to a 7-4 victory over …


North Central boys cross country caps 9-0 season

The cross country race at Audubon Park figured to be fast considering the caliber of the runners involved. The runners didn’t disappoint, even if one of a trio who could …


Mueller fuels Trojans’ win

Timmy Mueller’s goal in overtime gave defending state champion Post Falls a 3-2 win over Lake City in the 5A Region I boys title match Saturday in Coeur d’Alene. Mueller …


Prep cross country: North Central wins battle of champions

The notion there would be a race between defending state cross country championship teams Wednesday at Manito Park was quickly dispelled. It was business as usual for the North Central …


First-year coach Walker leading Knights

Andrew Walker admits he didn’t know much about his predecessor when he accepted the job. “I didn’t know a whole lot about Dave McCarty before, but I have had the …


Coming up at NWPrepsNow: GSL football slate full of yawners this week

This might be the worst slate of football games this season in the Greater Spokane League. After seemingly one to two games of magnitude weekly since the start of the …


CV’s girls win tiebreaker in thriller

Seldom are two cross country races run at the same site as compelling as those between host Central Valley and Mt. Spokane’s girls and boys on Wednesday. The girls’ outcome …


Gonzaga men, women take second place

The Gonzaga men’s and women’s cross country teams both finished second to Lipscomb at the Runners Soul Erik Anderson Invitational Saturday at Plantes Ferry Park in Spokane. Gonzaga senior Robert …


Cross Country deals with injury-bug blues

Injuries are an on-the-job hazard for distance runners. Training overload, the constant pounding over the highways and byways, can take its toll. A brilliant, course record-setting season-opening race at the …


Hauger’s late overtake wins Highlander

Perspiration glistened on the bodies of distance runners competing on a steamy 90-degree day Saturday at Shadle Park. But it was no sweat for Nick Hauger on his home course …


Chiefs lose to Everett in preseason game

Manraj Hayer’s shootout goal gave the Everett Silvertips a 3-2 win over the Spokane Chiefs in Western Hockey League preseason action Saturday in Everett. Keanu Yamamoto scored in the shootout …


CdA girls a state powerhouse

Coeur d’Alene girls cross country coach Cathy Compton has a good problem. She has more capable runners than she has room for.


EV’s McCarty always in for long run

There’s a new metric for measuring your long-term success. East Valley’s Dave McCarty has retired after 36 years as a cross country and boys track and field coach at his …


Rehkow’s kick highlights year

Looking back at the 2012-13 high school sports season reveals more than a few exceptional moments. But the one that most stands out lasted just a scant few seconds, but …


Gardner 11th, Dressel 14th at Foot Locker

Two local runners – Mead’s Andrew Gardner and Mt. Spokane’s John Dressel – represented Spokane well at the Foot Locker Cross Country Championships Saturday at Balboa Park in San Diego. …


Two Pirates earn all-region

Christiana Anderson, a Whitworth sophomore from Northwest Christian, and freshman Chris MacMurray earned All-West Region honors for their performances in the NCAA Division III West Region Cross Country Championships on …


CV coach kept runners’ eyes off the (state championship) prize

Kieran Mahoney treated the state championship cross-country race just like Fight Club. The first rule of Fight Club is, according to the movie, don’t talk about Fight Club.


Wakefield leads WSU cross country

Todd Wakefield finished in 14th place and the Washington State men’s cross country team took seventh at the NCAA West Regional at Jefferson Park Golf Course in Seattle. Wakefield finished …