Track Stars Fischer & Rickets Win XC Titles Nov 4, 2012

Herculaneum’s Kaitlyn Fischer was on a mission. She had her track gold medals, but the state cross country title had eluded her for three years. Both Saga Barzowski and Courtney Rogers, the two girls who account for the past three Class 2 state titles, were in the field once again.

SLUH Gives Competition The Boot Nov 3, 2012

The state cross country meet always brings out some of the gutsiest performances. St. Louis University High sophomore Matt Hennessey was in a walking boot all week leading up to the Class 4 state meet, and his only run was the practice lap the Jr. Billikens took on the Oak Hills Golf Center course on Friday.

Belete Crowned Class 4 Boys Champion Nov 3, 2012

While Blue Springs senior Simon Belete was being swarmed by well-wishers with congratulatory hugs and pats on the back for winning the Missouri boys’ Class 4 state cross country meet, one classmate couldn’t resist reminding the newly crowned champion that he had been the better runner in the eighth grade.  

State Coverage Nov 3, 2012

We have THOUSANDS of photos to download & process, race footage and interviews. Check back throughout the evening and Sunday for continuing coverage.

Werner, Ste Genevieve Cap Off Magical Season Nov 3, 2012

After Ste. Genevieve freshman Taylor Werner arrived on the high school scene with a jaw-dropping performance at Forest Park, speculation quickly started swirling about whether she could take down the girls’ state record.  

48 Hours Nov 1, 2012 surveyed a panel of former Missouri XC champions for their advice to athletes 48 hours before the state meet.

Francis Howell Nov 4, 2012

Interview with a few members of the Francis Howell moments after they learned they were named the Class 4 Girls Champion

Katie Tuck Interview Nov 4, 2012

Post race interview with Katie Tuck, 3rd place finisher in the Class 3 Girls race

Mooneyham, Haik Interview Nov 3, 2012

Post race interview with the duo from Glendale, Chris Mooneyham and Spencer Haik who finished 2-3 in the Class 4 Boys meet.