Seniors Megan Jackson of Sacred Heart (13:03) and Mark Golay of Ridgewood (11:14) were top finishers at the two-mile race.
Defending Nike Cross National champion, 4:07 1,500 meter runner Alexa Efraimson signed a professional contract with Nike this week.
Area coaches and local runners have dedicated hundreds of volunteer hours to building a high school cross country course in New Orleans' last standing green space. The City Park course will debut this Wednesday, August 27 for a two-mile race at 6:30 p.m., sponsored by the New Orleans Track Club.
The first program of its kind to identify, recognize and award the future stars and faces of the sport, Hoka One One and MileSplit will showcase the best underclassmen runners of high school cross country this fall.
The 2014 Cross Country Team from the Academy of the Sacred Heart of New Orleans completes their ALS Ice Water Challenge and calls out ALL New Orleans area Cross Country teams to do the same.
The 2014 XC season is almost underway! Coaches, athletes, & parents please email us your XC schedules so we can give you the most informed season possible. Thanks and good luck to everyone in the final weeks before the kickoff of the 2014 season.
NEW ORLEANS – The U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) announced Tuesday the state-by-state winners of its inaugural High School Coach of the Year award. One boys coach and one girls coach from each of the 50 states – as seen in the lists below – were honored for their successes during the 2014 track & field season, as selected by a committee of experts from around the nation.
Samantha Zelden of St. Scholastica proved that her Class 4A State title in the javelin was no fluke, as she won the Women's 17-18 Division with a personal best throw of 148 feet, seven inches.
A list of the top 25 fastest returning boys cross country teams within the states of the NXN South Regional including Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Oklahoma, and Texas.
A list of the top 25 fastest returning girls cross country teams within the states of the NXN South Regional including Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Oklahoma, and Texas. List is generated by using the average time of the top 5 returnees on each team from their 2013 XC season 5K bests. Note that these are not subjective rankings, which we will produce during the season, but a guide to show some of the top teams coming back in the region.
Local standouts Devyn Keith, Zach Capello and Eric Coston have been recognized by Milesplit USA as some of the top threats in the South Region to qualify for the Foot Locker Cross Country National Championships.
The fastest returning girls runners within the Foot Locker South Region for the upcoming 2014 cross country season between the states of Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, and West Virginia.
The fastest returning boys runners within the Foot Locker South Region for the upcoming 2014 cross country season between the states of Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, and West Virginia.
Craig Rock headlines local results so far at the AAU Junior Olympic Track & Field Games, which is held July 26 to August 2 at Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa. The 2014 graduate of St. Thomas Aquinas posted the fastest 400-meter hurdles time (53.41) in the preliminary round for the Men's 17-18 Division. Rock will race for the title in the finals Wednesday at 1:45 p.m. Two more Louisiana athletes posted top qualifying times in the first round of the 100 meters...
A strained hamstring has kept Hahnville's Bre Bias out of competition this summer, but the triple jumper's star is just starting to rise.
Devin King, the US high school national record holder indoors in the pole vault, achieved a height on Saturday night that he had been searching ever since the indoor season when he started clearing heights well over 17 feet.
A list of the top 50 freshmen boys performers in each event nationally from the 2014 outdoor track & field season.
The final Flo 100 presented by ASICS rankings for the 2014 outdoor track & field season are here after the bulk of the post-season high school meets have been completed and all of the state championships. Check out who were the top 100 best girls throwers in the nation for the shot put, discus throw, hammer throw and javelin throw.
- Breakthrough Year
- Pineville High Rebel Run
- Meets in North Louisiana
- John Curtis Season Opener 2014
- Elementary Meets
- Country Day Cajun Classic 2014
- Airline High School "Showdown @ Sundown" XC Invitational Thursday, October 30th
- Mount Carmel Invitational Meet Information
- Olympic Hopeful Jordan McNamara Celebrity Guest for 2014 Gulf Coast Cross Country Stampede
- Xavier Big Easy Opener is Aug. 29
- John Curtis Season Opener
- Mobile Cross Country Challenge of Champions (MS & 9th)
- Choudrant High School Aggie Invitational
- Dominican/Holy Cross Invitational
- Louisiana Army National Guard/ROTC Loyola Wolf Pack Invitational
- Mississippi College Martin Epps Invittaional
- Mobile Cross Country Challenge of Champions
- St. Michael Bayou Boogie Classic
- STA S & S Sports Invitational
- Tyler Lee Classic