The 2018 Trinity/Valkyrie Invitational seeded races are going to be stellar. Check out who made the races!
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Week two of the cross country season is in the books and we break down all of the action from the past seven days.
Week two is in the books. Let's break down the weekend action!
The girls cross country season has begun and the youngsters are dominating the top performances.
What a weekend?! We broke down the past week of action.
Who are those athletes that will surprise us come November and make us think, "Why didn't I know they would beat me?"?
The senior girls are ready to end their high school careers as their best season to date. Who has the lead before we even run one race in the 2018 XC season?
Who is in as of April 16th?
Former Daviess County HJ Adam Bouchard Named GMAC Frosh of the Year
The West Region Indoor Invitational featured many western Kentucky teams as they competed at Murray State University.
The Louisville Male senior and University of Kentucky commit has been named the Kentucky Gatorade Cross Country Athlete of the Year
KYtrackXC's take on what will unfold for the Class AAA Kentucky State Meet.
The battle for the top spot in class AAA will come down to traditional rivals. The team race is wide open though. Check out who places in the top returning class AAA girls here!
Class AAA has some tight races for both team and individual titles. Zack Beavin breaks down the landscape as cross country season is only a couple weeks away.
Check out what the Team Scores look like when you combine the all 3 Classes into one race.
Check out the Top 500 Boys times run by Daviess County in the KYtrackXC.com database.
Top 5 Girls Teams based on times this season
Boys Top 5 based on times run this season
KYtrackXC.com is pleased to present the 2015 Pre-Season Kentucky State Cross Country Team Rankings.
Break down of something to watch for in each Class for the upcoming Cross-Country Season
Top 50 Boys XC Programs at the Kentucky State Meet over the last 5 Years
Top 10 Girls Teams Based on Last Week
Class A, AA, & AAA Mid-Season Recaps
Most Viewed Team Pages on KYtrackXC.com since July 15th when XC practice started.
The ladies from across Kentucky ran Saturday at the Trinity/Valkyrie Invitational with Class AAA #2 Assumption taking down AAA #1 Sacred Heart by one point overall.
Tony Rowe is no stranger to the Kentucky cross-country and track and field community. Having spent thirty-six years leading the boys cross-country program and thirty-seven years at the helm of the boys track team at Daviess County HS, he is beginning his first season in charge of another group of Panthers at Kentucky Wesleyan College.
Pretty solid night for the Class AAA #4 Daviess County Panthers on Friday.
Kentucy Wesleyan Head XC Coach Tony Rowe answers questions in a 3 Part Series for KYtrackXC.com about his transistion from coaching high school to now handling college athletes. He retired from Daviess County last spring after 37 and multiple Class AAA Kentucky State Championships.
More Practice/Camp Pictures
Below is the 3200m Run from the 2014 Track Season scored as a XC meet only using athletes returning this year.
Below is the 3200m Run from the 2014 Track Season scored as a XC meet only using athletes returning this year.
To be part of this years Senior Send-Off just answer the questions above and email them to Jonathan Grooms at firstname.lastname@example.org.
OWENSBORO, Ky. (May 1, 2014) — Six-time Kentucky Cross Country and Track High School Coach of the Year Tony Rowe has been named head men’s and women’s cross country and track and field coach at Kentucky Wesleyan College, as announced by KWC director of athletics Jim Askins.
Interview with XC State Champ Whitney O'Bryan and Eaton's Michelle McKinney after competing against each other in the Girls One Mile Run
National Signing Day is Here!! Once you signed on the dotted line, make sure to get KYtrackXC.com a picture (email@example.com)
Top KY performances from DePauw University in Indiana
2013 Class AAA State Champ Whitney O'Bryan has committed to run at the University of Kentucky.
Amelia Reynolds, senior at Daviess County has committed to run for Indiana University next year.
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Daviess County Senior Whitney O'Bryan has been named the Wendy's High School Heisman Winner for the state of Kentucky.
Below are the top 58 Boys Teams since 2009 using times ran at the Kentucky State Cross Country Meet. All of the times below are from the new course at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington.
Below are the top 52 Girls Teams since 2009 using times ran at the Kentucky State Cross Country Meet.
Interviews with Butler's Patrick Gregory and Daviess County 1-2 Whitney O'Bryan & Amelia Reynolds
KYtrackXC.com/MileSplit has added the ability to see who has the best JV Team in the state. The new automated rankings capability takes out the best seven runners from each school, only ranking the eighth runner and on.
Owensboro, KY – While departing from the City-County Cross Country Championships a coaching contact called to inquire about the races.
For the first time in two years, the home state boys and girls won team titles and wrestled them away from the Kentucky visitors. Indeed it would be a great day for the cross country fans of Illinois. (via MileSplit)
All the action from the Muhlenberg County Mustang Stampede
Many of Kentucky's best went north to the Mason Invitational in Ohio. Five top five schools between the boys and girls were in attendance.
Yellow Creek Park began buzzing with people at about 8:30 a.m., all who were gathered for an exciting day of racing, despite the already humid morning.
Owensboro, Ky. – Kentucky-Indiana Border Clash 2013 typified the beginning to most prep cross country seasons; both races were instigated by crushing tempos from the gun. These blistering paces were matched with equally hot temperatures, as the heat index preceding the 6 pm CT girls race was a stout 99 degrees (88 degrees, 68% humidity). By coupling first race excitement with exotic conditions, western Kentucky and southern Indiana athletes, coaches, and fans experienced or saw performances under humid and oxygen debt filled circumstances.
Below are the top five girls teams across the entire state based strictly on fastest times from 2012. You can see the full list at https://ky.milesplit.com/teamscores/2012/cc/hs/f/5000m?l=&cn=&m=10&z=&rt=1
Below are the top five boys teams across the entire state based strictly on fastest times from 2012. You can see the full list at https://ky.milesplit.com/teamscores/2012/cc/hs/m/5000m?l=&cn=&m=10&z=&rt=1
Former Daviess County runner Michael Cable was killed in Afghanistan last week while serving in the United States Army.
Daviess County senior Cameron Quisenberry has signed to run at Seton Hall University in New Jersey.
The Rowe brothers (Matt & Mark) in Owensboro started a running 5K series this winter called the Frigid XC Series.
Who is "Going for the Win" and in the "Team Hunt "?
It’s always a good insight on both sides to be able to see how the races play out and teams stack up in the pecking order when the small schools are separated from the large schools at the Lexington Catholic Invitational. It’s as close as we will get to a preview of the state meet and it makes for great races all day long.
Preview of the Large and Small School Races at Lexington Catholic tomorrow. KYtrackXC.com's Tyler Karnes will live on-site tomorrow at Lexington Catholic.
Movers and Shakers from this past week.
Preview of the Fast Cats Classic
This past weekend was strange, there were a ton of meets but nothing was really huge. There were some quality match-ups but even that was hard to decipher as many schools were missing runners. Fall break is part of it, minor injuries, and just simply being tired from all the racing over the last seven weeks. Here are some of the things that stuck out to me from this past week.
The Greater Louisville Classic is held on the same course as the Trinity/Valkyrie Invitational, but they are two totally different meets each year. Trinity/Valkyrie brings an intense team battle that is more regionally based (KY, IN, OH) with most of the top Louisville schools in attendance, whereas Greater Louisville brings in more depth from throughout the state of Kentucky giving teams from the far west (Paducah area) a chance to compete against teams from the north and areas right outside of Louisville.
Example 1 St. Xavier Won Palatine Invitational over many ranked Illinois Teams 2 Trinity Won Franklin County Invitational with 33 points - over AAA #3 Daviess and #4 Apollo..... led by Keegan Raidt in 3rd 21 second gap 1-5
Teams took advantage of their first look at the High School State Cross-Country meet course at Kentucky Horse Park on Saturday, Sept. 22. The state meet will be held at the course on Nov. 10.
Saturday at the Horse Park there will be great racing going on with a set of loaded Kentucky fields. Many of the top ranked runners and teams from across the classes and state will be in attendance.
Movers and Shakers of Week 3
The Owensboro area schools are back at Yellow Creek Park this time for the Owensboro Invitational. The meet is loaded up with the locals but it has a big addition in Class AA Powerhouse South Oldham.
26 Insights into Week 2 of the XC Season
The Brooks Memphis Twilight Classic is annually one of the best and fastest races that Kentucky athletes attend out of state. The usual cast of characters from Bowling Green, duPont Manual, Daviess County are going, along with new additions such as Apollo and Eastern.
22 Thoughts on what stuck out from each class from over the weekend.
2 Video's on Class AAA Girls
2 Video's on Class AAA Boys
10 Things we Learned from the KY-IN Border Clash
Official Class AAA Girls Pre-Season Team XC Rankings
Daniel Southard is a junior at Daviess County High School in Owensboro. He was one of several lead runners for Daviess County last cross country season helping them to a fifth place team finish. This past spring he established himself as an up and comer on the track by running a best of 9:38 for the 3200m Run as a sophomore. He answers question about his upcoming cross country season and being part of the rich tradition at Daviess County.
Official Class AAA Boys Pre-Season Team XC Rankings
Daviess County's Foundation is hosting a 3K Alumni Run at Yellow Creek Park on August 25th as well as a charity dinner that night in which you can win a dinner with Daviess County Head Coach Tony Rowe and his wife, Pam.
Whitney O'Bryan is a junior at Daviess County High School in Owensboro. She has placed third at the Class AAA Kentucky State Cross Country Meet the last three years. She will look to get past the third spot and go after her first state title this fall.
On October 1, 2008 KYtrackXC.com published an article looking at the All-Time Top 20 Team Rankings based strictly on best times. The updated list going into the 2012 XC season is below.
Below are the top three teams from each class based on returning times from the 2011 Cross Country Season. These are not official rankings as these do not take into account variety of course conditions, weather, and/or difficulty. No new runners are taken into account. These are just for fun.
Class AAA Girls Preview
Class AAA Boys Preview
The boys of Daviess County and Apollo will battle it out once again for the Class AAA Region 1 team title. Daviess County's Whitney O'Bryan and Muhlenberg County's Chase Geary are easy favorites to win.
The Greater Louisville Classic will be held on Saturday at Tom Sawyer Park in Louisville. KYtrackXC.com will be live on-site for all the College and High School Action. Check back for Live Updates. This is a preview of the high school action for this Saturday.
KYtrackXC.com Power 10 – September 30, 2011 These are the top best teams and individuals in the state of Kentucky regardless of school classification. These are not your typical rankings in the sense because without classes the KY State Meet would have more depth so a team’s 5th place runner in Class AA who normally scores well enough with a 18:00 is suddenly too far back to matter in a one class system. The need for top runner is similar, that is obvious it is just on an exaggerated scale.
The Franklin County Invitational was the big meet of last weekend with several of the top ranked teams competing head to head. Below is a breakdown of who beat whom.
KYtrackXC.com Runners of the Week for Week 5
A look at the movers and shakers of Week 4. Also a look at the top teams in each class from the most recent rankings.
Each week KYtrackXC.com is going to breakdown the current situation of one class. Leading off is Class AAA with a look at how the top five teams and top individuals look this far into the season.
I have been and ran in a lot of cross country meets in my life, but this past Saturday takes the cake as far as hot goes. It was nearly unbearable at 9am when the Varsity Boys Race started in Madisonville on Saturday. The same held true across the state as individual races were cancelled at Madisonville, Shelby County, and the Ryle Invitational’s. Last week I meant to mention a couple performances - Sye Head (Logan County) is the top KY runner at the KY-IN Border Clash - Nicholas Waltman (Sayre) is going to make Jacob Thomson work a little harder than first expected in November Below are some observations from Week 2
Kentucky action at the Memphis Twilight Classic.
KYtrackXC.com Runners of the Week: Labor Day Edition
The first full week of cross country is in the bag for the state of Kentucky and it was a pretty solid start. Below are 16 observations from the week: (photo's by louisvillecatholicsports.com)
The Class AAA Boys competition is always the most fierce individual and team battle in November and 2011 looks to be another year of the same. Last year at the 2010 championship, fans saw the best head to head dual over the last 10 years with Daviess County’s Evan Ehrenheim and Trinity’s Jacob Wildenmann running side by side for three miles with Ehrenheim then pulling away to win. Wildenmann’s second place finish helped lead Trinity to an upset victory which was their 18th state title in school history. That win gave Trinity the record for the most state team titles in Kentucky history.
Whitney O’Bryan is a sophomore at Daviess County High School in Owensboro. She has placed third in the Kentucky State Cross Country Meet the last two years. She returns as one of the favorites to win the Class AAA State title this fall. She answers questions about this upcoming season and the injury that knocked her out of track last year
2010 All-KYtrackXC.com Boys Team
As a new and different feature, we are looking to give you, our committed and informed subscribers, an in-depth analysis of the individual and team pictures in each class. We want to share some of our thinking with you, and get some feedback, so that you can get a better picture of the way the races are coming together at this point in the season. Hopefully, you will find the information interesting and even get a peek inside the working minds of Grooms and myself.
The 1st Annual Fast Cats Classic will be run on Saturday at Yellow Creek Park. It is being co-hosted by Daviess County High School, Kentucky Wesleyan, and Brescia University, giving the fans some high school and college action. Without the usual Lexington Catholic Invitational this meet as the potential to be the top Class AAA Boys Pre-State meet this year. Four of the current top five squads in the KYtrackXC.com Class AAA Boys rankings will be on hand, including #1 St. Xavier, #3 Butler, #4 Apollo, and #5 Daviess County. Also journeying down from Louisville will be Class AAA Girls #2 duPont Manual to battle with #3 Daviess County.
Press Release for the 2010 Owensboro Invitational being held this Saturday in Owensboro.
Recaps from the Madisonville Invitational, Raider Twilight Run, Ryle Invitational, Geico Classic, and Indiana Pre-State Meet.
Here's the first weekend recap of the year, chucked full of info from the different meets around the state as they affect the picture of the Class races in the state this year. (Photo by Lisa Johnson)
The Sprint, Distance, and Field Event Athletes of the Week through April 19th.
Four more Kentucky athletes to compete in college next year. (Pictured: Troy Mattingly of DeSales signing with St. Catherine's)
Daviess County Head Boys Coach Tony Rowe was chosen as the NFHS National Boys Coach of the Year for 2009.
Full Preview of the Team and Individuals races for the Class AAA Boys State Meet which will start at 2:15 on Saturday morning at the Kentucky Horse Park.
Full Preview of the Team and Individuals races for the Class AAA Girls State Meet which will start at 1:30 on Saturday morning at the Kentucky Horse Park.
In an effort to honor the top cross country performers from Kentucky, KYtrackXC.com will have a weekly set of Athletes of the Week. There will be Middle School, High School
Highlights from the Marshall County Invitational held in Benton, Kentucky. (Whitney O'Bryan -Daviess and James Maglasang - St. Mary)
In an effort to honor the top cross country performers from Kentucky, KYtrackXC.com will have a weekly set of Athletes of the Week. There will be Middle School, High School, and College awardees. Former Kentucky High School Track and Field athletes currently running in college are eligible for the College award, even if he or she attends a school out-of-state.
The Brooks Memphis Twilight Classic, one of the top meets in the Southeast was held last night in Memphis, TN. Several Kentucky athletes and teams fared really well at the meet showing the states improved quality and depth in cross country.
The Annual Daviess County 6k Relay is taking placing this weekend and there are several quality teams and individuals involved. Apollo will bring their group in and go up against Trinity and Daviess County on the boys' side, while Eastern makes the trip to face off against Daviess County on the girls' side.
Previews of this seasons team action in Class AAA for the 2009 Kentucky Cross Country Season (Pictured: AAA Leaders at 08 KHSAA State Meet)
KYtrackXC.com is pleased to present the 5th annual KYtrackXC.com Outdoor Awards with a surprising mix of past winners and new names. The 2009 Kentucky Outdoor Season was tremendous with a very high quality ending at the Kentucky State Track Meet. The overall individual talent and team depth in Kentucky has grown since the inception of the KYtrackXC.com Outdoor Awards. As with the past, there are three categories: Sprinter of the Year, Distance Runner of the Year, and Field Event Athlete of the Year. These are regardless of class. Past Award Winners 2009 Grade and Class Awards
The Mobile Challenge of Champions is going to be run this Friday and Saturday in Alabama. This event is typically one of the top meets in the Southeast this early in the season. In fact three of Kentucky’s best performances ever have happened at this meet. Owensboro speedster Casey Combest ran a 10.34 100m Dash in 1999, Jonathan Brown former Union County/Western Kentucky jumper leaped 24-03 in 1999 also, and Andy Fryman of Mason County/University of Kentucky threw 62-10 in the Shot Put in 2003. All three of those performances are Mobile Meet Records. This year looks to be no different with several Kentucky athletes making the trip south to compete.
Daviess County senior Landon Taylor and duPont Manual senior Eric Jeter have signed to continue their running careers next year.
In an effort to honor the top track and field performers from Kentucky, KYtrackXC.com will have a weekly set of Athletes of the Week. There will be Middle School, High School, and College awardees. Former Kentucky High School Track and Field athletes currently running in college are eligible for the College award, even if he or she attends a school out-of-state.
In closing 2008 and looking forward to 2009, KYtrackXC.com presents the Top 10 Performances of 2008. These are based on the performances of Kentucky High School athletes only, during the traditional high school seasons and beyond.
Recap of the Kentucky teams at the Nike Cross Nationals Southeast Regional in Cary, North Carolina.
The Kentucky Class AAA State Champion Daviess County Panthers have spent most of the season ranked somewhere in the NXN Southeast Top 10 currently ranked 4th with St. Xavier and Trinity usually listed as teams to watch. Well, tomorrow all three and Lexington Christian Academy are going to get a chance to prove themselves when they compete against 18 other schools/clubs in the NXN Southeast Regional.
Madison Hale (Daviess County) and Brianne Porter (Muhlenberg South) both have agreed to sign with Western Kentucky University in Bowling Green to run Cross Country and Track.
KYtrackXC.com in preparation for the 2008 Kentucky State Cross Country Meet has caught with several former Kentucky State Cross Country Champions asking them to describe their memories of winning a state championship. This is the fifth of five installments in the “State Meet Memories” series.
Recap of the Class AAA Kentucky State Cross Country Meet.
Weekly NXN Southeast Rankings released by the NSSF.
Weekly NXN Rankings for the Southeast released by the NSSF.
Recap of the Lexington Catholic Invitational
October 10th NXN Southeast Regional Rankings done by the NSSF. (Coach Tony Rowe talking to the DC Boys at the Lex. Catholic Invitational)
List of the All-time Top 20 Boys and Girls Programs based on the five best times ran for each school in the KYtrackXC.com database. The times were scored like a traditional cross country race. These scores are as of September 17, 2008. (Pictured: Greenwood/UL runner Michael Eaton, leading the #9 Greenwood Boys.)
September 24, 2008 NXN Southeast Rankings, Daviess County Boys #10 and Assumption Girls Team to Watch
Thirty-six teams (over 1000 runners) have entered this year’s Gatorland Run at Phil Moore Park, hosted by Greenwood High School. Two undefeated runners will square off in the Boys Varsity race: Ryan Eaton (Greenwood) and James Maglasang (St. Mary).
Carmel (IN) dominates the boys and girls races at the Trinity/Valkyrie Invitational. Ryan Eaton (Greenwood) wins the Varsity Boys race, Emma Brink and Kaitlin Snapp finish two,three in the Varsity Girls. (Photo by Don Goodwin)
Assumption starts the season ranked #9 in the NXN Southeast Regional Rankings being distrubuted by the NSSF. Daviess County (Boys), St. Xavier (Boys), Sacred Heart (Girls), Paul Dunbar (Girls), and Meade County (Girls) are listed as bubble teams.
Landon Taylor is a senior at Daviess County High School in Owensboro. He finished 14th at the 2007 Kentucky State Cross Country Meet. (Pictured: Landon is leading the pack)
The Tom McDowell Cross-Country Invitational, hosted by Campbellsville University, will be held on Saturday, August 1st in Greensburg, KY. The first year meet will feature both a high school and college division.
The 2004 National Boys Cross Country Coach of the Year. Seven Kentucky State Championships. Numerous individual state champions. Together they sound like a recipe for success. This success describes the Daviess County Panthers Boys Cross Country program in Owensboro, Kentucky since 1977 and head coach Tony Rowe. After an accident reduced his movement last year, Coach Rowe found himself with some extra time. In this opportunity, he started writing the tale of his program, his successes (many) and failures (few) in this tribute to the Daviess County running tradition. That tale became Tony Rowe’s first book, entitled Trails, Trials, & Triumphs.
Review of Daviess County Boys Cross Country & Track Coach Tony Rowe\'s book Trails, Trials, & Triumphs. Coach Rowe will have a book signing at Daviess County High School on December 11, 2006 from 4-6 pm.
Tony Rowe is the Coach of the Daviess County Boys Cross Country Team. This former National Coach of the Year talks about his philosophy on coaching, his experiences, and his new book coming out Trails, Trials & Triumphs.
Mary Grace Pellegrini leads #2 duPont Manual over #1 Assumption. Gordy Dooley from St. Henry win individually while #2 Trinity takes down #1 Woodford County.
Preview of the top teams and runners attending the Lexington Catholic Invitational this weekend at the Horse Park. (Photo by Jim Jarman)
Preview of the Franklin County Invitational being held Saturday at the Horse Park in Lexington, Kentucky. Several of the top teams from the state will be running in this top-notch invitational. (Photo of Nathan Liversedge by Craig Boyce)