Cross Country

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Sunday, August 14, 2011
By Robert Naddra

School is back in session across the state, which means the fall athletic season will soon be in full swing. PrepCountry would like our viewers to help us expand our coverage so we can provide news and updates on as many schools as possible. Students, assistant coaches, parents or fans interested in being a PrepCountry.com... »

Cross country: HIES freshman 8th in state

Tuesday, November 9, 2010
By PrepCountry.com Correspondent

By Dunn Neugebauer Two cross country runners put in gutsy performances Saturday at the Class A State Meet in Carrollton –Warner Ray for the boys and Christine Georgakakos for the girls. When the dust had cleared, Ray – only a freshman – captured eighth in state among 220-plus runners while Georgakakos – running with an illness... »

Cross Country: 7 DeKalb teams earn state berths

Wednesday, November 3, 2010
By Mark Brock

DeKalb County Schools cross country teams competed in their respective region meets over the past two weekends and seven teams and one individual qualified for Saturday’s upcoming GHSA State Cross Country meet in Carrollton. Six of the teams to qualify come out of Region 6-AAAA as the Lakeside boys and girls, Dunwoody boys and girls and Southwest DeKalb boys... »

Cross Country: Two Mount Pisgah runners qualify for state

Wednesday, November 3, 2010
By PrepCountry.com Correspondent

By Daryl Brooks With their individual performances at the Region 5A meet on Thursday, Sam Reilly and Katie Strawinski both qualified for the Class A cross country meet this weekend in Carrollton. Reilly finished second overall with a time of 16:52 and Strawinski finished fourth overall with a time of 21:14. The top six individuals... »

Cross country: First Presbyterian sweeps region

Monday, November 1, 2010
By PrepCountry.com Correspondent

By Rennie Atkinson First Presbyterian Day School’s cross country teams were perennially among the top teams in the Georgia Independent School Association for years with both teams winning multiple state championships.  With the Macon school making the transition to the Georgia High School Association this year, many wondered whether they could compete.  That question... »

Cross Country: Mount Pisgah tunes up for region

Tuesday, October 26, 2010
By Robert Naddra

By Daryl Brooks Behind team leaders Sam Reilly and Katie Strawinski the Mount Pisgah Christian School cross country teams are preparing for the Region 5-A meet on Thursday. The Patriots warmed up for the event by participating in the Wesleyan Invitational on Saturday. Reilly finished third overall for the boys with a school record time of... »

Cross country: FPD off to promising start

Wednesday, September 8, 2010
By PrepCountry.com Correspondent

By Rennie Atkinson First Presbyterian Day School has had one of the more dominant cross country programs in the GISA the past several years and many have wondered how that would translate one the Vikings dove into GHSA competition. If early meets are any indication, the FPD runners will do just fine. After finishing in the... »

Report on your favorite team for PrepCountry

Saturday, August 14, 2010
By Robert Naddra

Become a PrepCountry.com correspondent! We are looking for students, coaches and supporters of Georgia high school sports to provide PrepCountry.com with reports on your favorite teams. We are looking for reports on all sports, not only football and basketball. All contributors will receive a byline on all articles and will help promote their school on the... »

Double Feature With Pope and Collins Hill

Monday, November 9, 2009
By PrepCountry.com Correspondent
Double Feature With Pope and Collins Hill

By: Jessica Hale In one small step for a runner and one giant leap for Pope cross country, sophomore Molly Schenck stepped up this season to break records and bring her team to a new competition level. Last year Schenck arrived at Pope High School new both as a freshman and as a resident of Georgia.... »

A day in the life of a cross country coach

Monday, November 9, 2009
By PrepCountry.com Correspondent

By Dunn Neugebauer Saturday, Nov. 7th, 2009 State Meet – Carrollton 3 p.m. The cross country day ritual is always the same: Up early (never can sleep); off to Dunkin Donuts for some vanilla coffee with teeth-rotting amounts of sugar and then off to school. Unlock South Campus gates, then pray to the Gods above that the allotted vans are... »