Boys' cross country preseason capsules

By: BRENT W. NEW preps@gazette.com

BOYS' CROSS COUNTRY

5A

Region 5

Coronado

Coach: Doug Hugill

Key players: Michel Swanson, sr.; Nic Vai, sr.; Clay Rahamen, jr.; Conor Strizich, so.

What to know: Coronado...

Boys' cross country field wide open in Pikes Peak region

By: BRENT W. NEW preps@gazette.com

This is a strange year for cross country in this town, full of more top-drawer depth than we've seen in most recent years and not one heralded favorite to win a state title among the bunch.

In 2015, there...

Injuries, heath issues flatten state cross country course

By: BRENT W. NEW preps@gazette.com

Before the state cross country course at Norris-Penrose Event Center was altered over the summer, its punishing hills, close-knit crossings and pinpoint switchbacks had led to an unsettling rumble across the...