Eye Opener 2007

Spartanburg, SC


North Carolina - Weekend of 9/8 Sep 08, 2007

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

Ryan Hill beats Luke Lovelace at Eye Opener Sep 08, 2007

(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

Eye Opener Sep 08, 2007

High school and college teams compete in Spartanburg

Running Around the Nation - Friday Edition Sep 07, 2007

  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!

scrunners announces newsletter Sep 07, 2007

scrunners is now producing a bi-monthly newsletter with information pertaining to upcoming meets and recent coverage on the Web site. Photographs may also be included in the publication. The publication dates are subject to change and comments can be sent to john@scrunners.com. To receive the publication in your inbox send an e-mail to john@scrunners.com. The newsletter is exported as a portable document format, readable in Adobe Acrobat Reader, making this file easy to print and bring to meets around the state.

Podcast | Broome senior Stefan Shealy Sep 07, 2007

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.

Podcast | Welcome back Hannah-Lee Fitter Sep 06, 2007

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.

Woodard sisters understand importance of team Aug 20, 2007

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.

Mauldin girls no. 5 in NTN southeast preseason Aug 19, 2007

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. 

MileSplit.us launches the future Aug 19, 2007

As a growing 25-state network of distinct, yet united web sites dedicated to the pursuit of our passion – providing in-depth, state-focused coverage of youth and high school track & field and cross country 24/7/365 – we have found a partner to help us achieve our dream of not only growing the network, but of making it into a sustainable resource for the sport.

SCTCCCA release preseason poll Aug 13, 2007

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.