It’s August and schools are starting up again. That signifies the return of cross country season, and we start off this year again with the Moeller Primetime Invitational at the Tennis Center at Kings Island on Friday August 22, 2014. Buckeye Running Company in Mason will be the main sponsor again this year.
The 2014 Ohio Cross Country season started with both individuals and teams making early season statements. It's going to be an exciting season at all three divisional levels for both the boys and the girls.
977 photos total from the varsity races on Saturday at the National Trail Raceway as part of our OHSAA Early Season Invitational coverage.
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If the OHSAA Early Season Invitational is any indicator of the upcoming XC season, it will be an exciting one. The meet featured some of the States leading individual returners and teams making strong early season statements for their expectations in November on the same course.
Results from the first meet to kick off the 2014 cross country season in the OHSAA Early Season Invitational at the National Trail Raceway in Hebron. Annie Heffernan and Luke Wagner picked up strong opening season wins, while Wagner's St. Ignatius boys and the Mason girls came out on top in the final team standings in the top seeded races.
It is always difficult to predict who will be atop the podium individually and as the team champions in November at the OHSAA State XC Meet. Here is a Pre-Season preak however, of some of the top returning D1 Boy and Girl Individuals and Teams throughout Ohio in our three divisions, based upon 2013 times and returners.
Here are race by race virtual meet previews for Saturday's OHSAA Early Season Invitational at National Trails. Ohio MileSplit will be on-site with photo coverage. MileSplit Insiders can take an interesting and fun look at any meet by just adding the teams to create a virtual meet based upon individual times.
It is always difficult to predict who will be atop the podium individually and as the team champions in November at the OHSAA State XC Meet. Here is a Pre-Season preak however, of some of Ohio's top returning D2 Boy's and Girl's Individuals and Teams, based upon 2013 times and returners.
It is always difficult to predict who will be atop the podium individually and as the team champions in November at the OHSAA State XC Meet. Here is a Pre-Season peak however of some of Ohio's top returning D3 Boy and Girl Individuals and Teams, based upon 2013 times and returners.
A list of the top 25 fastest returning girls cross country teams within the states of the NXN Midwest Region including Indiana, Illinois, Michigan, Missouri, and Ohio.
Oakwood Junior Mary Kate Vaughn is the 2013 OHSAA D2 State runner up in 18:09.70. As a Freshman, in 2012, she won the title with a 17:41.57. On the track in 2013, as a Freshman, she was 2nd in the D2 1600 with a time of 5:00.41 and won the 3200 with a 10:45.47.
A list of the top 25 fastest returning boys cross country teams within the states of the NXN Midwest Region including Indiana, Illinois, Ohio, Michigan, and Missouri.
Hudson Senior Kyle Mau has been to the OHSAA State XC meet three times. As a Freshman, he was 81st running 16:36.08, as a Sophomore, he was 23rd in 15:50.87 and as Junior he was third in 15:21.93. He is the leading D1 returner. Last spring, he was 2nd in the D1 3200 with a time of 9:03.07. As a Sophomore, he placed 6th in the D1 1600 with a 4:13.19.
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- Ellie Wiedeman to University of Cincinnati
- Luke Evans to Belmont University
- Emani Griffin to Murray State University
- Noah Cook to Coker College
- Garrett Crichlow to University of Akron
- Nick Schank to Kent State University
- Aundrea Busse to University of Kentucky
- Alyssa Strickland to Urbana University
- Mim Stonecipher to West Virginia Wesleyan College
- Jackie Siefring to University of Akron