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Tag: Cross country


Mount Rainier’s McPhee places 23rd at national cross country race

Mount Rainier High sophomore Jordan McPhee placed 23rd at the prestigious Foot Locker National Cross Country Championships last weekend in San Diego, Calif.

McPhee was one of 40 runners from across the country — and the only female from Washington — that qualified to compete in the race.

Here’s video of the race:


Cross Country: Gig Harbor boys, Bellarmine Prep girls remain No. 1 in 4A

Here’s a link to the Washington State Cross Country Coaches state poll, current as of Oct. 17.

Gig Harbor’s boys and Bellarmine Prep’s remain atop the Class 4A rankings.

The postseason arrives this week. The Narrows League championships will be held Wednesday at Fort Steilacoom State Park and the SPSL sub-district meets are scheduled for Saturday at Fort Steilacoom State Park.


Cross country: State rankings, Narrows League update

Here’s a link to this week’s state cross country rankings.

And here’s this week’s Narrows League cross country press release:

Narrows League Cross Country Press Release #2


Cross country: Narrows League update

Narrows League cross country coaches are producing weekly updates this season. Here’s the first installment:

7 September 2011
Bellarmine Invite
The pre-season No. 1-ranked Bellarmine Lion girls face off with the defending state champions and second-ranked Eisenhower Cadets Saturday at the 13th Annual Bellarmine Invite. The varsity girls race at 11:40 am. Top individuals to watch: Mayra Chavez, Eisenhower; Daryl Phill, Bellarmine Prep, Lily Engelbrekt, Bishop Blanchet, and Jordan McPhee, Mt. Rainier

On the boys’ side, No. 11 Bellarmine, led by Ian Staeheli, No. 13 Puyallup, led by Brett Bertrand, and

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