WALNUT – When opportunities open up, it’s all about who can rise up to grab them.
With a few top county teams testing the CIF-SS postseason course at the Riverside Invitational and ailmen... Full story
ORANGE – In the eternal struggle of Orange County bragging rights between north and south, it was the south that could safely put another mark in its win column on Saturday.
Dana Hills became the first team since 2011 to sweep both the girls a... Full story
It’s springtime and the cheerleaders at Northwood are working on keeping up their fitness. On this day, they have to run 1 mile on the school’s track.
There is nothing unusual about this, except one girl is way out in front of the pack.
... Full story
The Los Alamitos girls cross country team has experienced a surge this season thanks to a jolt from a talented freshman.
Lauren Velasco has burst into the Griffins’ top five positions with a string of strong efforts.
“She’s a natu... Full story
BREA – With only 40 teams, the Brea Invitational is one of the more intimate meets of the cross country season.
It also accurately describes the budding competition between two of central Orange County’s powers in the sport.
Resurgent V... Full story
DANA POINT – It’s a different face that leads the county’s foremost cross country power these days.
With All-County stalwarts Jake Ogden and Mason Coppi out of the picture at Dana Hills, the burden of leadership has not proved too ... Full story
NORCO – Cross country runners have long looked at the Woodbridge Invitational as an opportunity to set personal records.
With a new location, however, word of mouth began to spread from teammates and coaches earlier in the day that the course ... Full story
LAGUNA HILLS – The adage is that records are made to be broken. It is also said that good things come in threes.
Both were true on Saturday, as three county runners bested individual meet records at the 33rd Annual Laguna Hills Cross Country I... Full story
At the onset of the girls cross country season, there are many questions that can only be answered by letting the season play out.
It won’t take that long to answer this question – what is the strongest league in Orange County?
Year aft... Full story
OCVarsity’s girls cross country season-opening top 10 poll:
O.C. GIRLS TOP 10
1. Dana Hills (49 poll points): The defending South Coast League champions have several pieces to replace, but they can rely on veterans Kathryn Kaloroumakis, Laure... Full story
OCVarsity’s list of the top girls runners to watch this season:
TOP GIRLS RUNNERS TO WATCH
Sapna Dholakia, Esperanza, Sr.: Formed a powerful 1-2 punch with Shannon Mac Kellar in the Aztecs lineup that delivered a CIF-SS Division 3 championshi... Full story