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Air Academy's Katie Rainsberger is Gatorade National Girls Cross Country Runner of Year

All-conference teams for fall prep sports in the Pikes Peak region
By: - 0 Tue, Dec 22, 2015

A list of area all-conference teams submitted to The Gazette. Missing all-conference teams can be submitted to

Boys' Cross Country Peak Performer: Tanner Norman, The Classical Academy
By: - 0 Sat, Dec 12, 2015

When Tanner Norman finished eighth at the Class 4A state cross country meet last year, nearly a minute behind the winner, he feared he might never...

Girls' Cross Country Peak Performer: Katie Rainsberger, Air Academy
By: - 0 Sat, Dec 12, 2015

After capping off arguably the best cross country season ever for a high school runner from Colorado, Katie Rainsberger is doing something fairly...

The Gazette Girls' Cross Country Coach of the Year: Steve Rischling, Air Academy
By: - 0 Fri, Dec 11, 2015

Steve Rischling coached the Air Academy cross country team alongside his good friend Glenn Peterson for 31 years.

Peterson was the program's...

The Gazette Girls' Cross Country All-Area teams
By: - 0 Fri, Dec 11, 2015

First team

Katie Rainsberger,

Air Academy, sr.

Set pace for the state with fastest 5K at Coronado Cougar Classic on Sept. 24,...

Behind Rainsberger, Air Academy wins girls' 4A cross country crown
By: - 0 Sat, Oct 31, 2015

After hearing her team had won the Class 4A girls’ cross country state title, Air Academy senior Katie Rainsberger threw her arms in the air in delight...

Palmer Ridge running for back-to-back boys' cross country titles
By: - 0 Fri, Oct 30, 2015

Palmer Ridge junior Jeremy Meadows says he wants to take fifth at the upcoming state cross country meet.

Not top five. "Fifth," he said.


TCA's Tanner Norman wins close Class 4A Region 2 title in cross country
By: - 0 Thu, Oct 22, 2015

TCA junior Tanner Norman stole the lead from Air Academy senior Luc Hagen with 800 meters to go, then lost it.

Then retook it, lost it and...

Gazette Peak Performer of the Week: Katie Rainsberger, Air Academy cross country
By: - 0 Tue, Oct 6, 2015

Last season, Katie Rainsberger conquered the state of Colorado. Now, she's taking her dominance to the national level.

The Air Academy senior...