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  • Area individuals, team take state cross country titles

    By BRENT W. NEW -
    Updated: Sun, Oct 26, 2014

    It's not uncommon for Palmer Ridge senior Eric Hamer and Air Academy junior Katie Rainsberger to cross the finish line well ahead of the pack. It's just never felt quite this good. Hamer finished his career on a warm Saturday at Norris-Penrose Event Center with a dominant run at...

  • Pine Creek's Zachary Alhamra breaks down near end

    by BRENT W. NEW -
    Updated: Sat, Oct 25, 2014

    If there was ever a sure thing in high school sports, Pine Creek's Zachary Alhamra was it. The senior won races handily all season, often did it without using everything in the tank, and he had the fastest time of any Colorado high school runner by 17 seconds. In an unexpected...

  • Palmer Ridge boys' and girls' cross country teams set sights on state titles

    Published: Thu, Oct 23, 2014

    When the Palmer Ridge cross country runners wake up Friday morning, their yards will look different than when they went to sleep. Those late-night shenanigans can be attributed to coach Kelly Christensen. "I'm trying to bring a little fun back in the sport," Christensen said. And...

  • Pine Creek's Zachary Alhamra and Air Academy's Katie Rainsberger driven to win state cross country titles

    By Brent W. New -
    Updated: Thu, Oct 16, 2014

    Zachary Alhamra and Katie Rainsberger don't need to ride into the state meet atop a white horse. No need for a rousing pregame speech or a once-in-a-lifetime performance that can never be repeated. The Pine Creek senior and Air Academy junior said they don't plan on reinventing or...

  • Doherty's Kayli Tabares comes off injury to take third at Spartan Invitational

    by KATIE O'KEEFE -
    Updated: Thu, Oct 2, 2014

    Kayli Tabares stood at the finish line between the blue, white and green flags - colors owned by her school and race host Doherty - that signaled the end of the race. She was hunched over with her hands on her knees, allowing herself a minute to catch her breath. The freshman runner...