KY Pre-Season XC Previews & Rankings (2014)

Virtual Pre-Season Region/State Links Based on 2013 XC Average Times Jonathan Grooms Aug 17, 2014

Everyone in the world realizes that XC times are very different from course to course with various conditions along the way.  That fact alone makes looking at PRs only sometimes a very hit or miss scouting tool.  The links below will help solve some of that by showing you a runners average 5K time from the entire 2013 season in a nice clean virtual meet.  The tool shows the returners by class and region below. 

Five Story Lines To Watch in the KY 2014 XC Season Tyler Karnes Aug 12, 2014

It’s that time of the year again, Ladies and Gentlemen. The calendar has turned and August is upon us, which means XC season is just around the corner. As part of our Pre-Season coverage kickoff, we are bringing to you 5 stories to watch out for in the upcoming season.

A Tribute to the Class of 2014: The XC Game Changers Jonathan Grooms Aug 12, 2014

The 2014 Cross Country Season is among us with pre-season races starting this week for some.  To really understand this season coming up in some classes, especially in AAA Girls you have to talk about the Class of 2014 graduating.  This class leaving opens the door for many teams across the state and shows how building constant depth year after year is key.

Top 50 Fastest Returning Boys XC Teams in Kentucky Jonathan Grooms Aug 7, 2014

St. Xavier comes in with the five fastest times in Kentucky based on the 2013 XC season.  They are led by Spencer Hayden's 15:54 from the Nike Cross Southeast Regional last November.  He placed 15th overall in Class AAA at the Kentucky State Cross Country Meet.   Below are the top 50 fastest returning boys cross country teams in the state of Kentucky generated based off the 2013 season best 5K cross country times in the MileSplit database from each of the team's top 7 returnees.

Top 50 Fastest Returning Girls XC Teams in Kentucky Jonathan Grooms Aug 6, 2014

Assumption comes in on top based strictly on returning times from the 2013 XC season.  The team will attempt to reload after losing five seniors up front.  They are led by Abbie Wright's 18:51 from the Region 4 Championship last November.   Below are the top 50 fastest returning girls cross country teams in the state of Kentucky generated based off the 2013 season best 5K cross country times in the MileSplit database from each of the team's top 7 returnees.