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Stella Kermes Named 2022 NC XC Gatorade
Athlete of the Year
(1/23) - NCrunners
Gatorade Press Release
Past NC Winners


2022 USTFCCCA High School State Cross Country
Coaches of the Year
(1/5) - USTFCCCA.org


Final U.S. Top-100 Individual Rankings (12/15)
3 NC girls, 1 boy make U.S. Top-100
Girls | Boys - DyeStat


All-WNC Cross Country 2022: 7 state champions lead breakout
season for area running
(12/13) - Citizen-Times.com
(Runners & Coaches of the Year, All-WNC First & Second Teams)


43rd Champs Sports National Cross Country Championships (12/10)
Balboa Park, San Diego, California

(Formerly known as Foot Locker National Championships)

9:15 a.m. PST Girls Championship. 10:00 a.m. PST Boys Championships
(12:15 p.m.EST Girls Championship, 1:00 p.m. EST Boys Championships)

Rocky Hansen 11th. Mary Bonner Dalton 12th.

Results: Boys | Girls - FinishedResults.com

Results - DyeStat

Results - MileSplit

Live Webcast - DyeStat

Coverage - MileSplit

Hansen and Dalton Place Top 12 - NCrunners

Scenes: Raw Emotion, Joy And Adrenaline - MileSplit

Christ School's Rocky Hansen competes in
Champs Cross-Country Championships
- WLOS.com

North Carolina Qualifiers:
Rocky Hansen
Mary Bonner Dalton

Previous NC Qualifiers

Qualifiers from South Regional

South Regional History

10 Storylines To Follow - DyeStat

Discussion: Contenders, etc (12/6) - MileSplit

Previews: Boys | Girls - MileSplit

Hansen & Dalton Headed to Nationals - NCrunners

Balboa Park Course Map

Meet Website/History


Final National High School Top-30 Team Rankings (12/8)
Cuthbertson girls #8 in U.S. for 2022
Stella Kermes, Charlotte Bell, Justine Preisano return in 2023.
Girls | Boys - DyeStat


Nike Cross Nationals - Portland, Oregon (12/3)

Waxhaw Cuthbertson girls 8th.
(Return 5 of top 6 next year)

Results - MileSplit

Live Results - AthleticTiming.net

Recap - LetsRun.com

Recaps: Girls | Boys - DyeStat

20 Sets of Siblings, 10 Pairs of
Twins at NXN
(12/2) - DyeStat

Photos: NXN Over the Years, 2004-2019 (12/1) - DyeStat

Previews: Nike Cross Nationals (12/1)
Girls | Boys - DyeStat

Team Predictions - DyeStat

2022 Nike Cross Nationals Entries (11/29) - DyeStat
(Cuthbertson competing as "Waxhaw".)

Meet Website


Hannah Rae Shaffer Finally Gets Her
Crack At XC Nationals
(12/2) - NCrunners


US Individual Top-30 Rankings (12/1)
Rocky Hansen #6; Stella Kermes on girls watchlist.
Boys | Girls - DyeStat


All-State Cross Country & Final NC Top 25 (11/30)
Boys | Girls - HighSchoolOT.com


Cuthbertson Lives Up To Hype & Wins
Team Southeast Regional
(11/29) - NCrunners


Schmid and Shaffer Earn Individual
Spots at Team Nationals
(11/28) - NCrunners


Story on Christ School Cross Country and
Rocky Hansen
(11/28) - Citizen-Times.com


Metrolina Christian's Lillian Anderson Charlotte Observer Girls
Athlete of the Week
(11/27) - CharlotteObserver.com


WakeMed All-Time Top 100 (Current Course) (10/26)


Champs Sports South Regional - McAlpine Park, Charlotte (11/26)
(formerly Foot Locker)

Rocky Hansen Wins Regional by 9 seconds (14:40.06)
Mary Bonner Dalton 8th (17:23.54) also qualifies for Nationals

Results - NCrunners.com

Live Results - MileSplit

Hansen & Dalton Headed to Nationals - NCrunners

Qualifiers for National Finals - MileSplit

Regionals Recap - DyeStat

Predictions: Top-10 Finishers:
Boys | Girls - MileSplit

Entry List/Course Video/Schedule - NCrunners

Meet History

Meet Website


NXR Southeast Regional - WakeMed Park, Cary, NC (11/26)

Cuthbertson girls win; Heading to Portland for Nationals.

Orange County's Gabriel Schmid (15:13.3), Cardinal Gibbons'
Hannah Rae Shaffer (17:44.0) also qualify as individuals.

Results - DyeStat

Coverage page | Recap - DyeStat

Video: Interview: Cuthbertson team - DyeStat

West Virginia girl runs 2nd-Fastest
XC 5K in US History
- MileSplit

Qualifiers for NXN Nationals - MileSplit

Video: Girls | Boys - DyeStat

History & Preview (11/23) - DyeStat

Race Assignments

Meet Website


National High School Top-30 Team Rankings (11/24)
Cuthbertson girls ranked
Girls | Boys - DyeStat


Explaining NC State Runner's adidas NIL Contract (11/23) - LetsRun.com


Interview: Stella Kermes & Lillian Nasta (11/22) - DyeStat


Polk County cross country team honors coach's wife
who is battling dementia
(11/21) - Citizen-Times.com


15th New Balance Dash for Doobie 3200 - Reagan HS (11/19)
Results - NCrunners
Live Results | Coverage - NCrunners
Recap - NCrunners
Updated NC All-Time 3200 Lists:
Boys | Girls
Heat Sheets - NCrunners
Boys Elite Heat Breakdown - NCrunners
Girls Elite Heat Breakdown - NCrunners
Meet Info/Schedule


NCAA Championships - Stillwater, Oklahoma (11/19)
NC State Women Win Again. Nevada Mareno (Leesville Rd HS) 29th. UNC 5th.
Men: Wake Forest 5th. UNC 10th. NC State 11th
Results: Women | Men - PTTiming.com
NC State Women Repeat - GoPack.com
Tuohy 1st; Leads NC State to Repeat - DyeStat
Interview: Katelyn Tuohy - DyeStat
Interview: NCSU Coach Laurie Henes - MileSplit
NCAA Cross Country: Women | Men - NCAA.com
NCAA Div I XC History - TrackAndFieldNews.com
Host Website


US Individual Top-30 Rankings (11/17)
Rocky Hansen drops from #4 to #6
Boys | Girls - DyeStat


Former Millbrook Runner Nick Scudder
Wins NCAA Regional
(11/11) - Charlotte49ers.com
Scudder Profile

NC State Women Capture 6th-straight Regional Title (11/11) - GoPack.com
Former Leesville Road Star Nevada Mareno Helps NCSU to Title

Southeast Regional Results (11/11) - TFRRS.org

NCAA Div. I Qualifiers - NCAA.com

Recap: NCAA Div. I Regionals - USTFCCCA.org


New Balance Dash For Doobie 3200
Registration Now Open
(11/11) - NCrunners
Nov. 19 at Pfafftown Reagan HS


Takeaways From North Carolina Signing Day (11/10) - NCrunners


National High School Top-30 Team Rankings (11/10)
Cuthbertson girls ranked
Girls | Boys - DyeStat


College Signings - NCrunners.com


Rising Travel & Food Costs Straining
Collegiate Budgets
(11/10) - APnews.com


Which NCHSAA Champions Had the Best Season?
Girls | Boys (11/7) - NCrunners


NCHSAA Logo

2022 NCHSAA State Cross Country Championships (11/5)

Ivey Redmon Sports Complex, Kernersville, NC

4-A Boys:
Cary Green Hope 124, Charlotte Catholic 166, Winston-Salem Mt Tabor 178
Zack Gilbertson, Southern Pines Pinecrest 15:28.67

3-A Boys:
Croatan 143, North Lincoln 149, Durham School of The Arts 160
Gabriel Schmid, Orange County 15:44.28

2-A Boys:
Owen 83, Lincoln Charter 91, NC Sch. Science & Math 104
Jack Anstrom, Seaforth 16:15.88

1-A Boys:
South Stanly 77, Cherokee 77, Christ The King Catholic 77
VERY rare 3-team tie-breaker!
O'Malley Salinas, Andrews 16:46.83

4-A Girls:
Waxhaw Cuthbertson 32, Raleigh Cardinal Gibbons 81, Marvin Ridge 136
Stella Kermes, Waxhaw Cuthbertson 17:40.94
Note: Top EIGHT finishers return next year

3-A Girls:
North Lincoln 50, West Henderson 68, North Buncombe 94
Macy Parks, North Lincoln 18:58.80

2-A Girls:
NC School of Science & Math 64, Brevard 130, East Davidson 138
Katherine Hopkins, Lincolnton 19:20.05

1-A Girls:
Swain County 59, Eno River Acad. 114, Thos. Jefferson Classical Acad 115
Dvdaya Swimmer, Cherokee 20:08.32

Live Results (11/5) - MileSplit

Results | Coverage - NCrunners

Coverage Hub - NCrunners

Videos/Interviews - NCrunners

Recaps - NCHSAA.org

The Lady Devils earn another
state title
- theSmokyMountainTimes.com

Photos | Local Results - JournalNow.com

Macy Parks Leads N Lincoln to 3-A Title - HighSchoolOT.com

Macy Parks: Finish Video | Interview - HighSchoolOT.com

Cherokee Freshman
Dvdaya Swimmer Wins 1A Girls
- HighSchoolOT.com

Dvdaya Swimmer: Finish Video | Interview - HighSchoolOT.com

Croatan Claims 3A Boys Title;
Orange's Schmid Wins
- HighSchoolOT.com

Gabriel Schmid: Finish Video | Interview - HighSchoolOT.com

Andrews Freshman Wins 1A Boys;
S. Stanly Breaks 3-Way Tie For Team Title
- HighSchoolOT.com

O'Malley Salinas: Finish Video | Interview - HighSchoolOT.com

Jack Anstrom: 2-A Finish Video | Interview - HighSchoolOT.com

Katherine Hopkins: 2-A Finish Video | Interview - HighSchoolOT.com

Pinecrest's Zack Gilbertson Wins 4A Boys;
Green Hope Take Team Championship
- HighSchoolOT.com

Zack Gilbertson: 4A Finish Video | Interview - HighSchoolOT.com

Stella Kermes: 4-A Finish Video | Interview - HighSchoolOT.com

State Meet Coverage: WNC Wins 4 Titles - Citizen-Times.com

Watauga Battles Flu Hangovers; Girls 14th - WataugaDemocrat.com

E. Burke's Walsh Leads County Runners - Morganton.com

NCHSAA State Meet: Individual + Team Merge
Girls | Boys


Championships Lead-up - NCrunners

Previews: 4-A | 3-A | 2-A | 1-A

MileSplit NC Staff Makes Their NCHSAA Picks (11/3)

NCHSAA Championships Saturday - JournalNow.com

Course Map - NCHSAA.org

Video Course Walk-Through - NCrunners

Past Champions

NCHSAA State Meet 3-Peat Schools

State Meet History - NCHSAA.org

Meet Info/Rules - NCHSAA.org

Meet Info/Schedule - NCrunners

Hourly Forecast - Weather.com


30-Minute Interview: Rocky Hansen (11/1) - DyeStat
(Discusses post-season plans; college decision + more!)


Wolverines share special moment with
Coach Alan Peoples
(11/1) - PolkSports.com

NCHSAA Regional Meets/Qualifiers Hub - NCrunners

Lady Devils Take Another Win At Regionals - theSmokyMountainTimes.com

Watauga overcomes flu-stricken adversity at Regionals,
will send 8 athletes to State Meet
(11/1) - WataugaDemocrat.com

S. Rowan's Eli Julian Wins 3A Regional (10/30) - SalisburyPost.com

NCHSAA Regionals are Saturday (10/28) - Greensboro.com

NCHSAA XC State Meet Qualifying:
What You Need To Know
- NCrunners


NCISAA State Championships - Hagan Stone Park (10/28)
4A Boys:
Christ School 36, Cary Academy 56, Durham Academy 80
4A Girls:
Charlotte Latin 70, Charlotte Country Day 92, Durham Academy 95
3A Boys:
Forsyth Country Day 43, Coastal Christian 54, Cary Christian 78
3A Girls:
Cary Christian 61, Greensboro Day 98, Asheville Christian 110
2A Boys:
Carolina Day 142, St Thomas More 166, O'Neal 168
2A Girls:
Trinity Acad. of Raleigh 48, Hickory Christian Acad. 145, The O'Neal School 149
1A Boys:
Oakwood 43, Crossroads Christian 64, Lee Christian 82
1A Girls:
Oakwood 21, Lee Christian 34 (only 2 teams scored)

Rocky Hansen (Christ School) 14:44.85

Results - NCrunners
Live Results - Mitchell Timing
The Complete NCISAA XC State Championship Hub - NCrunners
Photos/Videos/Coverage - NCrunners
Area Teams Dominate 3A - Greensboro.com
Preview - NCrunners
Team Rankings By Classification - NCrunners
Meet Info - NCISAA.org
Past Champions


Wake Forest Men Claim 1st ACC Title Since 1994 (10/28) - GoDeacs.com
Former Forsyth Country Day star Ben Mitchell ran for Wake Forest

NC State Women Win 7th Straight ACC Championship (10/28) - GoPack.com
Former Leesville Road star Nevada Mareno ran for NC State


National High School Top-30 Team Rankings (10/27)
Waxhaw Cuthbertson girls ranked
Girls | Boys - DyeStat


Future Stars:
Cary Academy's Kavi Gibson
(10/26) - NCrunners


New Track Coach Named at Watauga (10/26) - WataugaDemocrat.com


US Individual Top-30 Rankings (10/20)
One North Carolina athlete ranked.
Boys | Girls - DyeStat


Regional Top-5 Team Rankings (10/20)
Waxhaw Cuthbertson girls ranked.
Girls | Boys - DyeStat


NCHSAA Conference Championship Results Hub - NCrunners


Watauga Boys, Girls Both Nab Conference Titles (10/25) - WataugaDemocrat.com


Captioned Photos: Mideastern Conference Championships (10/14) - StarNewsOnline.com


Topsail's Kaitlyn Obremski named StarNews
Athlete of the Week
(10/17) - StarNewsOnline.com


New Coaching Position for Harlis Meaders (10/17) - Seminoles.com
Profile: Harlis Meaders
Meaders threw 197-10 (NC #2 DT All-Time) as a Sun Valley senior in 1988.


#1 Ranked NC State Women win 3rd straight meet
Nuttycombe Inv. - Madison, Wisconsin (10/14)
Women's Recap - GoPack.com
Complete Results - PTtiming.com
Coverage - DyeStat


National High School Top-30 Team Rankings (10/13)
Waxhaw Cuthbertson girls ranked
Girls | Boys - DyeStat


NCrunners Elite XC Invitational - Ivey Redmond, Kernersville (10/8)


HAD to post this! Vaulters will LOVE it! (10/8)


And Javelin Throwers will like this (10/8) - WorldAthletics.org


Union County Championships - McAlpine Pk, Charlotte (10/6)
Girls: Cuthbertson 18, Marvin Ridge 54, Weddington 74
Cuthbertson junior Stella Kermes 17:22.5
Boys: Cuthbertson 43, Marvin Ridge 48, Weddington 49
Caden Townshend, Weddington 15:15.0
Results - MitchellTiming.com
Preview - NCrunners


US Individual Top-30 Rankings (10/6)
One North Carolina athlete ranked.
Boys | Girls - DyeStat


Regional Top-5 Team Rankings (10/6)
Cuthbertson, Cardinal Gibbons girls ranked.
Girls | Boys - DyeStat


Metrolina Christian's Annie Miller (10/5) - NCrunners


Rocky Hansen Runs 14:20.90 5K (10/1) - NCrunners
(US No. 1)
Recap/Interview | Meet Results - MileSplit


DyeStat Founder John Dye Dies at 86 (10/1) - DyeStat.com
(DyeStat.com helped motivate me to launch NCPrepTrack.com 25 years ago.)
1999 Photo of John Dye
John Dye Memorial Page
Remembering John Dye - Walt Murphy
An Appreciation of John Dye - Josh Rowe
Remembering The DyeStat Founder - LetsRun.com


Former Raleigh Millbrook star Nick Scudder leads Charlotte to
5th-Place Finish at Joe Piane Inv.
(9/30) - Charlotte49ers.com
Five's a Charm for Scudder
Scudder Profile


Fomer RJ Reynolds & Laney HS stars
run well for Tar Heels
(9/30) - GoHeels.com
John Tatter Profile
Natalie Tyner Profile
UNC Men Ranked Highest-Ever #10 (10/4)

Great American XC Festival + 47th Wendy's Invitational
Cancelled Due to Huricane Ian
(9/29) - NCRunners


National High School Top-30 Team Rankings (9/29)
Waxhaw Cuthbertson girls ranked
Girls | Boys - DyeStat


Great American XC Festival/HBCU Challenge at Cary still on for
Saturday, with an eye on Hurricane Ian
(9/26) - NationalScholastic.org


38th Greensboro Invitational - Hagan Stone Park (9/24) - NCrunners


UNCA tops podium for 1st time since 2018 (9/22) - WLOS.com


DyeStat Regional Team Rankings (9/22)
Cuthbertson, Cardinal Gibbons, Marvin Ridge girls, Broughton boys ranked.
Girls | Boys


Race Hard, Run Hard: How Rocky Hansen
Found National Stardom
(9/21) - MileSplit


Weddington's Caden Townshend
Commits To Ole Miss
(9/20) - NCrunners


North Carolina Shows Their Strength
From Coast to Coast
(9/9) - NCrunners


NC State Dominates adidas Challenge
in Season Opener
(9/16) - GoPack.com


adidas XC Challenge - WakeMed Park, Cary (9/17)
Boys: Raleigh Broughton 184, Brentwood Acad. (TN) 189, Frankfort (WV) 238
Girls: W-S Mt Tabor 181, West Springfield (VA) 184, West Forsyth 187
Rocky Hansen 14:45 Meet Record
Results - NCrunners
Preview - NCrunners
Meet Website


12th Hare & Hounds Inv - McAlpine Park, Charlotte (9/17)
Boys: Marvin Ridge 68, Cuthbertson 94, Charlotte Country Day 135
Girls: Cardinal Gibbons 64, Marvin Ridge 74, Charlotte Latin 134
Results - MileSplit
Preview - NCrunners


41st Annual Woodbridge Classic - Irvine, CA (9/15-16)
Waxhaw Cuthbertson girls 3rd
Stella Kermes 6th, 16:09.0 (3.0 miles)
Results | Team Scores - athletic.net
Cuthbertson Girls Enjoy California Trip - MileSplit
Recap - DyeStat
Preview - MileSplit
Meet Website


2021-22 Wells Fargo Cup Winners Announced (9/16) - NCHSAA.org


DyeStat Early Season US Top-40 Teams: (9/15)
Cuthbertson & Cardinal Gibbons girls ranked.
Girls | Boys


Interview: Cuthbertson's
Alyssa & Justine Preisano
(9/12) - DyeStat


Performance of the Week Award to
Cuthbertson's Stella Kermes
(9/12) - NCHSAA.org


Recap: Friday Night Lights Festival (9/9) - NCrunners


MileSplit US Top-25 Girls Preseason Rankings:
#6 - Waxhaw Cuthbertson (9/8)
#16 - Raleigh Cardinal Gibbons
#24 - Weddington (8/27)


DyeStat Early Season US Individual Top-100 Rankings: (9/8)
Boys | Girls


Story: Pinecrest grad Kate Sanborn (9/8) - NCrunners


Rocky Hansen Ranked #8 Nationally (9/7) - MileSplit


Rising Stars: Lake Norman's Kasey Dingman (9/7) - NCrunners


End Hazing In High School Sports (9/7) - NFHS.org


WNC high school cross country: 30 runners
to watch for 2022 season
(9/4) - Citizen-Times.com


Charlotte Christian Welcomes Two Elite Sophomores (9/2) - NCrunners


NCHSAA Education Based Athletics
Grant Application is open
(9/1) - NCHSAA.org


Southeast Region Early Season Rankings (8/30-31):
Boys | Girls - DyeStat


A Parent's Role in Cross Country (8/29) - MileSplit


Cross Country Preseason Rankings:
Top 10 Countdown - NCrunners.com (8/1 - 8/25)

BOYS:

  #1 Winston-Salem Mount Tabor 4A

  #2 Raleigh Broughton 4A

  #3 Arden Christ School DI

  #4 Cary Green Hope 4A

  #5 Charlotte Catholic 4A

  #6 Chapel Hill 4A

  #7 Waxhaw Cuthbertson 4A

  #8 Lake Norman 4A

  #9 Charlotte Ardrey Kell 4A

#10 Weddington 4A

---- Honorable Mention

GIRLS:

  #1 Waxhaw Cuthbertson 4A

  #2 Raleigh Cardinal Gibbons 4A

  #3 Weddington 4A

  #4 Winston-Salem Mount Tabor 4A

  #5 Wilmington Hoggard 4A

  #6 Charlotte Providence Day DI

  #7 Wilmington Laney 4A

  #8 Marvin Ridge 4A

  #9 East Chapel Hill 4A

#10 North Lincoln 3A

---- Honorable Mention


Cross Country Preseason Rankings:
Top 10 Individuals Countdown - NCrunners.com (8/2 - 8/29)

BOYS:

  #1 Rocky Hansen, 12, Arden Christ School DI

  #2 Jacob Laney, 12, Indian Trail Porter Ridge 4A

  #3 Caden Townshend, 12, Weddington 4A

  #4 Dawson Reeves, 11, Arden Christ School DI

  #5 Stephen Fernetti, 12, North Lincoln 3A

  #6 Krister Sjoblad, 12, Raleigh Athens Drive 4A

  #7 Zack Gilbertson, 12, So. Pines Pinecrest 4A

  #8 Raghav Gopalakrishnan, 11, Ardrey Kell 4A

  #9 Chauncey Chen, 12, Weddington 4A

#10 Landon Roemer, 12, Char. Providence Day DI

---- Honorable Mention

GIRLS:

  #1 Hannah Rae Shaffer, 10, Ral. Cardinal Gibbons 4A

  #2 Mary Bonner Dalton, 11, Charlotte Myers Park 4A

  #3 Stella Kermes, 11, Waxhaw Cuthbertson 4A

  #4 Alyssa Preisano, 12, Waxhaw Cuthbertson 4A

  #5 Charlotte Bell, 11 Waxhaw Cuthbertson 4A

  #6 Elizabeth Ritter, 12, Weddington 4A

  #7 Olivia Bufalini, 12, Wilmington Laney 4A

  #8 Kaitlyn Obremski, 12, Topsail 4A

  #9 Justine Preisano, 11, Waxhaw Cuthbertson 4A

#10 Three Way Tie

---- Honorable Mention

(Red = NCISAA; all others are NCHSAA)


High School Cross Country Movie
Due For Release on iTunes Aug. 16
(8/12) - DyeStat




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