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Boys Power Rankings Vol. 2 Donnie Fry Apr 4, 2019

After a week highlighted by performances at the Tates Creek All-Comers, GRC Heavy Metal Throwdown Invitational, and North Oldham Invitational we break down who the top individual athletes in the state are currently. 

Class AAA Season Preview Zack Beavin Aug 18, 2016

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.

Wildcat Classic Preview Zack Beavin Jan 28, 2016

The first big indoor meet in Kentucky takes place this weekend at the University of Kentucky Nutter Field House. Check out who is going to be competing and how this early season meet can give a early look into the next five months of track and field action.

Hillbilly Run Recap: Wolken, Dowdy Win Tyler Karnes Oct 6, 2012

In my opinion, the cross country season really isn’t in full swing until the ground crunches under your feet as you walk to your car on your way to the meet. For me, that day came today, as I left my house in Louisville to an outside temperature of about 38 degrees heading to the Hillbilly Run in Bardstown.

Greater Louisville Classic High School Preview Jonathan Grooms Sep 28, 2012

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.

Brooks Twilight Classic Preview: KY Edition Jonathan Grooms Aug 31, 2012

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.

Former duPont Manual Runner David Hamm Creating Apparel to Help Kenya/Haiti Jonathan Grooms Aug 11, 2012

In June 2010, Washington University in Saint Louis runners Dave Spandorfer and Mike Burnstein came up with the idea for a socially conscious running apparel line that would help support people in need throughout the world.  That summer when the duo returned to cross country practice at Wash U, one of their teammates David Hamm, a 2009 duPont Manual graduate heard them talking about their idea. 

Pellegrini All-Academic Team Jonathan Grooms Jul 25, 2012

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Where Are They Now: Mary Grace Pellegrini Jonathan Grooms Oct 6, 2011

  Mary Grace Pellegrini was a 2008 graduate of duPont Manual High School in Louisville.  While in high school she was a three-time Kentucky State Track Champion and helped lead her team to the 2006 Kentucky State Cross Country Class AAA Team Championship.  Her senior year she earned All-American honors with her Runner-Up finish in the 5000 Meter Run at Nike Indoor Nationals.  She is now a senior at the University of Michigan, where she is a varsity member of the #18 ranked Lady Wolverines.  She took the time to answer some questions from about her year coming up and her summer working in Washington D.C.

Greater Louisville Class High School Preview Jonathan Grooms Sep 30, 2011

  The Greater Louisville Classic will be held on Saturday at Tom Sawyer Park in Louisville. 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. Power 10 Jonathan Grooms Sep 30, 2011 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.  

Class AAA Boys Team Preview Jonathan Grooms Aug 21, 2011

  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.   

Fast Cats Classic Preview: Class AAA Showdown 1,3,4,5; Manual v. Daviess Girls Jonathan Grooms Oct 14, 2010

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 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.

Trinity/Valkyre Recap: 5000 Meters in a Cloud of Dust David St. Louis Sep 18, 2010

On a hot and dry day in Kentucky, Chris Walden (Carmel, IN) and Emma Brink (Sacred Heart, KY) took the individual titles at E.P. Tom Sawyer State Park in some blazing times. Walden's 14:57 is an improvement upon his showing last weekend against Zach Wills in Ohio, while Brink is a repeat winner after a close win last year. Here's a look at the races from today. (Photo by Dan Andrews)

Trinity/Valkyrie (KY) Invitational Preview David St. Louis Sep 15, 2010

Another edition of the Trinity/Valkyrie Invitational is upon and there is plenty of anticipation this time around. Carmel (IN) will make the trip south to see if they can steal the show at another big invite, while some of Kentucky's finest will look to make their name against some national-level talent. Full preview, forecast, and virtual meet breakdown are inside.

Rumble Recap: Patterson/Weishaar Win; Assumption Beats Manual David St. Louis Sep 11, 2010

It was all Maddox Patterson on the girls' side today in the varsity race, but everything else was not quite what was expected coming in, making the outlook of the season just a little more intriguing as we see more of what the different classes have to show. Have a look at what was seen in the land of Goshen and what was learned after it was all said and done.

Commodores add three to team that finished fifth in the region Vanderbilt University Press Release Feb 5, 2010

"We couldn't be happier with Liz, Kara and Megan coming into our distance program next fall," Coach Keith noted. "This will make up our fourth recruiting class since I have been at Vanderbilt and they will offer quality depth to a group of women who made some very nice strides last year. With good health and chemistry, I can see next year's team setting a new standard for Vanderbilt cross country." 

NXN Southeast: St. X & Manual Ready to Finish Top Two Jonathan Grooms Nov 25, 2009

 Last year the Daviess County boys made the trip to Nike Cross Nationals Southeast in North Carolina and returned with a third place finish.  This year the Class AAA Boys Champion St. Xavier will make a run at a top two finish which would earn them a trip to Nike Cross Nationals.  The ladies of duPont Manual, fourth place finishers at the Class AAA State Meet, will try for first or second in the Girls Championship Race at 10:20 am.   

Trinity/Valykerie Invitational: Brink 17:57, Byrne 15:09, Eaton 15:16 David St. Louis Sep 19, 2009

There are only a few Saturdays of the entire cross-country season that have that combination of great weather, great competition, and a fast course. Today was one of those days at E.P. Tom Sawyer State Park and we may have seen times today that forecast what could be ahead for those athletes that show well at the state meet and those that will race beyond the state championships. Athletes of the Week: September 9th Jonathan Grooms Sep 9, 2009

  In an effort to honor the top cross country performers from Kentucky, 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.

Tiger Run: The Battle of Number 1's David St. Louis Aug 26, 2009

The Tiger Run is being held this weekend at the River Road Country Club in Louisville. It is the first big meet of the season and will feature each of's top-ranked teams in the state as they kick off a new campaign.

7 KY Schools to be Represented at the Mobile Challenge of Champions this Weekend Jonathan Grooms Apr 1, 2009

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.

Kentucky's Best to Convene at the Wildcat Classic David St. Louis Jan 21, 2009

With a very exciting cross-country season now well behind us, it is time for us to turn our attention fully to the upcoming indoor and outdoor track seasons. We have had several meets already, but the first meet of note in Kentucky will be this weekend at the University of Kentucky’s Nutter Fieldhouse.

Is your Team in the 5000m All-Time Top 20? Jonathan Grooms Oct 1, 2008

List of the All-time Top 20 Boys and Girls Programs based on the five best times ran for each school in the 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.)

Tiger Run Preview Jonathan Grooms Aug 28, 2008

Eleven teams ranked in the Pre-Season Rankings are amongst the field competing on the boys’ side and eight for the girls.  There will be Varsity, Junior Varsity, and Freshmen (boys only) races for the high school students and middle school boys and girls.  (Lead Pack of the 07' Tiger Run Girls Race)

Rumble Throught The Jungle Preview Press Release Sep 6, 2007

The 4th Annual Rumble Through the Jungle Cross Country Invitational, hosted by North Oldham High and Middle Schools, will be held on Saturday, September 8 at the Creasey Mahan Nature Preserve in Goshen, KY.  Boys and girls races will be contested in the high, middle and elementary school divisions.     With over 1,400 runners slated to compete, the "Rumble" features a wooded, trail oriented layout that is quickly becoming one of Kentucky's premier early season meets.  Several top-ranked teams and individuals are slated to be in attendance.

Breaking Through: duPont Manual\'s Mary Grace Pellegrini Jonathan Grooms Aug 22, 2007

Mary Grace Pellegrini is a senior at duPont Manual High School in Louisville, Kentucky.  She won two KHSAA State Titles in the 1600m Run & 3200m Run in June.  Pellegrini helped lead the Lady Crimsons to the 2006 KHSAA Class AAA State Team Title last fall. She was the KTCCCA 2006 Kentucky Junior Girl Runner of the Year and was named to the Class AAA 1st All-State team. (Picture: Pellegrini crossing the line to win her 1600m State Title) April 10th Athletes of the Week Jonathan Grooms Apr 10, 2007

On Tuesday of each week, will release the Male and Female “Athlete of the Week” Awardees.  This award is based on primarily performances from the past week.  Keep in mind, this means that the awards will not necessarily be based on having the best overall performance in the state, but, for example, a big PR for the previous week would make an athlete a candidate. All athletes throughout the state are eligible. The first awardees are Jazzmin Jeter (Ballard) and Jon Erickson (duPont Manual) 

Franklin County Invitational Preview Frank Miklavcic Sep 29, 2006

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)