2006 state cross country Class AAAA state champion Mauldin Mavericks girls are ranked no. 5 in the Nike Team Nationals southeast region preseason poll, released last week. Senior Alyssa Kulik captured the individual state cross country title in 2006.
EYE OPENER QUICK STATS: Ryan Hill wins. Mooresville's boys win easily. Roberson's girls take 3rd. Graham Davis wins Invite Race. WILMINGTON QUICK STATS: Nick Graw runs away in last mile. Broughton's boys win, Enloe 2nd. Providence girls defeat Durham School of Arts by 3. Andie Cozzarelli wins, 19:00. Will Taylor wins Varsity boys while Middle Creek takes team title. Danielle Hobbs wins Varsity girls and Providence Day girls take team win by 1 pt. over Sherando(VA). DURHAM ACADEMY QUICK STATS: Both boy's and girl's course records fall. Taylor Gilland runs 16:00 all alone and Michelle Lutz runs 18:45. 2nd places were 16:55 and 20:01. Chapel Hill wins both races. Photos courtesty of Keith Driggers, SCRUNNERS.com
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(Photo From SCRunners.com)Ryan Hill (Sr., Hickory, NC) beat Luke Lovelace (Sr., Chapin, SC) at the Eye Opener Invitational on Saturday, as the two Foot Locker finalists from '06 went head to head. Hill put a stamp on why he is one of the main challengers in the nation for the Foot Locker title
Finally, the cross country season is starting to heat up. Over the past few weeks, a handful of big meets took place around the nation, but nothing of any true substance. This weekend, there is no less than a half dozen meets that will showcase the top team and individual talent. Let the races begin!
Meet set for Sept. 8 at Roger Milliken Center in Spartanburg
Mann junior Kate Borowicz captured the International girls title over Daniel's Sinead Haughey. Ryan Hill (N.C.) battled with Chapin senior Luke Lovelace in the International boys race, with Hill coming out on top at the Eye Opener earlier today in Spartanburg.
Katherine Dickey, Lauren Droddy, Sinead Haughey, Tyler Head and Chris Pennebaker along with girls coach Ron Sullivan talk about summer training, the season ahead and being a cross country runner.
Former Spartanburg Christian Academy cross country runner Hannah-Lee Fitter returns to South Carolina after moving to Minnesota in 2006. Fitter now runs for Emerald High School in Greenwood and is entered in Saturday's Eye Opener in Spartanburg.
Cross country is considered by some to have an individual aspect. For sisters Darby and Hannah Woodard they understand the individual aspect, but also experience the importance of team in the sport.
Letter from meet management. Meet takes place at Roger Milliken Center in Spartanburg.
Publish dates: Aug. 14, 28; Sept. 11, 25; Oct. 9, 23; Nov. 6
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Publish dates: Aug. 14, 28; Sept. 11, 25; Oct. 9, 23, Nov. 6.
Broome senior Stefan Shealy is entered in Saturday's Eye Opener in Spartanburg. Shealy talks about summer training and what he wants to accomplish this season and the future.
The South Carolina Track and Cross Country Coaches Association announced at the summer meeting in July to continue to keep Class A/AA combined for this season. The boys Class A and AA are now separate races at the state championships on Nov. 3 - starting in 2006. SCISA members are also included in the polls for both teams and individuals, according to the association. Release dates: Aug. 14, 28; Sept. 11, 25; Oct. 9, 23; Nov. 6.
High school and college teams compete in Spartanburg
Meet Comment: Eye Opener 2007
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