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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.

Which Regions are the Toughest in Each Class? Tyler Karnes Aug 18, 2014

In the continuation of our Pre-Season coverage, we’ll be taking a look at the toughest regions in the state in each class. These regions were decided based upon their previous finishes at State and the current projections for who will be racing for each team this season. I’ve tried to use as much empirical data as possible and have compared all regions based on their CURRENT classifications.

NC State: Getting to Know Jacob Thomson Press Release Nov 15, 2013

Each week GoPack.com will catch up with a different member of the cross country team to find out a little more about them. Today, we sit down with Jacob Thomson a true freshman from Holy Cross High School in Louisville, Ky.  

Bee Attack Causes Course Change at DeSales Lake View Run Jonathan Grooms Sep 26, 2013

McNeely Lake Park in Louisville has been the host of cross country races since the mid 1990s when the DeSales Invitational moved out there.  Tonight at the DeSales Lake View Run there was a first, the course had to be shuffled and redirected during the meet separating out a section of woods.  

Jacob Thomson Leads Flotrack #5 NCAA Recruiting Class Jonathan Grooms Sep 12, 2013

National championships aren’t gift-wrapped. Though these perennial powerhouses may have their appeal, recruiting isn’t easy. Neither is signing. The fall will soon be upon us and Flotrack is ranking the top NCAA recruiting classes for the fall. Who will have an immediate impact on a team’s top five? What team is built for longevity? The North Carolina State Wolfpack All statistics are based on the ASICS Fast 100 Rankings. The cutoff times selected were the 100th fastest marks in the country last season. See the complete list here. # of sub-15:30 5k - 4 # of sub-9:08 3200m – 3... (via FloTrack)

Jacob Thomson Arcadia Blog Apr 9, 2013

Jacob Thomson, senior at Holy Cross in Louisville finished 4th overall in the Arcadia Invitational 3200m Run with a KY All-Time #2 8:48.73.  He is a multi-time Kentucky State Champion in track and XC.  He has earned All-American honors as well in XC and was the New Balance Outdoor Nationals 5000m Run Runner-Up last year.

Jacob Thomson 8:54.88 Two Mile Run at Brooks PR in Washington Jonathan Grooms Feb 24, 2013

Brooks PR 2013, Brooks is bringing together the fastest high school athletes from around the country to compete on one of the fastest tracks in the nation, the Dempsey. See the latest running videos on track and field events around the US and the world. Watch running videos and interviews with the greatest coaches and athletes. (via FloTrack)

Brooks PR Invitational Kentucky Connection - Jacob Thomson Jonathan Grooms Feb 21, 2013

The Brooks PR Invitational brings together the nations top track and field athletes from across the country to compete at the Dempsey Center in Seattle, Washington, one of the fastest indoor tracks in the nation. The meet consists of seven events the 60 meter dash, 60 meter hurdles, 400 meter dash, 800 meter run, one mile run, and two mile run.

Scotland Bound: Interview with Jacob Thomson Jonathan Grooms Jan 2, 2013

Jacob Thomson, senior at Holy Cross in Louisville has been chosen to represent the TEAM USA at the  Great Edinburgh International Cross Country Meet in Scotland.  Below he answers questions about his expectations for the experience and traveling.  He is coming off a 5th Place Finish at Foot Locker Nationals.

KYtrackXC.com Feature: The Thomson Legacy David St. Louis Dec 19, 2012

Jacob Thomson is good. He's not the absolute best prep harrier in the nation this year, but he's not that far off as shown from the 5th place finish he claimed at this weekend Foot Locker National Cross Country Championships in San Diego, California. The fact that he rose to that point, though, would put him amongst the top three Kentucky preps of all-time by most accounts, but those who have watched him the last four years likely see him as the much more than that. He has revolutionized the sport in the state and brought both attention to his efforts and those that he has drawn to race in the state over the past two years specifically.

Jacob Thomson 5th at Foot Locker Nationals!!! Jonathan Grooms Dec 8, 2012

  Jacob Thomson, senior at Holy Cross has finished 5th overall at Foot Locker Nationals.  The 2-time state XC Champion led the race early and ran the last two miles of the race leading the second pack of the race.  He unofficially ran a 15:11.  Congratulations to Jacob!! Let the debate begin, who is the better XC runner Thomson or Bobby Curtis. 

Track Chats: Jacob Thomson (KY) Jonathan Grooms Aug 24, 2012

Jacob Thomson is a senior at Holy Cross High School in Louisville.  He is the defending Class A State XC Champion as well as a 7-time Class A State Track Champion.  He qualified for Foot Locker Nationals last year and then finished up his junior year with PRs in the 800m- 1:56.13, 1600m-4:10.69, 3200m- 8:58.12, and 5000m- 14:34.78.  He answered questions about this past track season and his upcoming year.

Jacob Thomson Arcadia Blog Jonathan Grooms Apr 10, 2012

My trip started on Thursday night at 7pm when my flight left. My mom and I made the trip together. We had flown to Dallas with no problems, grabbed a huge Jack Daniels burger at TGI Fridays, and started to relax.

Jacob Thomson Named Gatorade XC Runner of the Year Jonathan Grooms Jan 24, 2012

  CHICAGO (January 23, 2012) — In its 27th year of honoring the nation’s best high school athletes, The Gatorade Company, in collaboration with ESPNHS, today announced Jacob Thomson of Holy Cross HS as its 2011-12 Gatorade Kentucky Boys Cross Country Runner of the Year.  Thomson is the first Gatorade Kentucky Boys Cross Country Runner of the Year to be chosen from Holy Cross HS.  

Burcham / Thomson Match-up Brewing in Kentucky Douglas McDaniel Sep 13, 2011

Jacob Thomson                     Jacob Burcham   Two of the nation's best in Cabell Midland's junior Jacob Burcham and Jacob Thomson, junior from Holy Cross High School, of Lousiville, KY, meet again at the Trinity/Valkyrie Invitational being held on Saturday September 17, 2011.

Holy Cross's Jacob Thomson: "I want to win the Foot Locker South Regional" Jonathan Grooms Aug 14, 2011

  Jacob Thomson is a junior at Holy Cross High School in Louisville.  He has won four Kentucky State Track Championships over the last two years while establishing himself as one of the best in Kentucky.  He also led Holy Cross to their first team state championship in any sport, scoring 30 points alone.  His 3200m best of 9:15 ranks 5th All-time in Kentucky.  He will be looking to win his first Kentucky State Cross Country Championship this fall after sickness knocked him out last October.  He has set big goals for this upcoming season, read below. 

KYtrackXC.com 5-9-11 State Class Team and Top 8 Individual Rankings Jonathan Grooms May 11, 2011

  May 9th KYtrackXC.com  State Class Team and Individual Rankings Rankings based on results released by 10:00 PM Central Time on 5-9-11   All Three Class State Team Rankings   Individual Rankings Class A Girls Class A Boys Class AA Girls Class AA Boys Class AAA Girls Class AAA Boys   Previous Sets from 2011 KYtrackXC.com: 4-26 State Class Rankings   KYtrackXC.com April 5th State Class Rankings    

Workout Wednesday with Butler's Distance Crew and Holy Cross's Jacob Thomson Brandon Lesher Apr 7, 2011

Butler Coach Brandon Lesher did his own version of Workout Wednesday yesterday with Tretez Kinnaird, Patrick Gregory, Allen Matthews, and Rashaun Langdon from his team and spring break guest Class A 1600m Champ Jacob Thomson of Holy Cross.  Nice work by the boys on this one.     3 sets of 2 X 400m/4 X 200m 1 minute recovery in between intervals and 4 minute recovery in between sets.

Class A Boys Individual and Team Breakdown David St. Louis Oct 21, 2010

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.

KYtrackXC.com Athletes of the Week: August 31st Jonathan Grooms Aug 31, 2010

The people have spoken with their votes for the first time ever for these awards.  On Monday night, choices for each gender of the Varsity Athletes of the Week were placed on the KYtrackXC.com Discussion Board.  The votes are in and the results are below:

2010 Class A XC Preview David St. Louis Aug 24, 2010

Trevin Peterson (Walton-Verona) was a runaway winner in the 2009 Boys Class A State XC Championships, but some believe he isn't even the favorite anymore. We discuss this and much more inside out preview.

Interview with Holy Cross's Jacob Thomson Jonathan Grooms Jul 30, 2010

Jacob Thomson is a sophomore at Holy Cross High School in Louisville.  He won his first Kentucky State title in the 1600m Run in June.  He was 3rd at the Class A Kentucky State Cross Country Meet last fall and then went on to win the Freshman Race at Foot Locker South.  He will be in the hunt for the Class A state title this fall.