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Boys cross-country ready to rock and run

Spencer Drazovich, Staff Writer
September 9
Filed under Cross-Country - Boys

After a disappointing fifth place finish in leagues last year, the Boys' Cross Country team is revved up and ready to improve with the dawn of a new season. Last year's young roster has, matured giving way to a new group of strong upperclassmen. “We have a majority of a returning team,” Ben May...

Boys’ cross-country finishes second at Gunn High School preview meet

Boys’ cross-country finishes second at Gunn High School preview meet

Nora Rosati, Anne Hildebrand, Staff Writer, Copy Editor
September 8
Filed under Cross-Country - Boys, Fall Sports

The Palo Alto High School boys’ varsity cross- country team fell to Gunn High School in the annual Gunn preview meet this afternoon, Sept. 8.  Nikolai Solgaard (‘12) placed first for Paly and third overall with a time of 11:03. Following him for Paly was Ben Hawthorne (‘13) in ninth place overall...

Boys’ cross-country falls to Gunn High School at city championships

Anne Hildebrand, staff writer
March 16
Filed under Cross-Country - Boys, Fall Sports

Palo Alto High School boys' varsity cross-country lost to Gunn High School on Oct. 26 in the city championships at Bol Park. Nikolai Solgaard ('12) placed fourth overall with a time of 11:25 and was first for Paly, followed by Matan Geller ('13), Ricky Estrada ('12), Marco Vienna ('13), Corso Rosati...

Boys’ cross-country finishes 27th at Stanford Invitational

John Dickerson
March 11
Filed under Cross-Country - Boys, Fall Sports

The Palo Alto High School boys' cross-country team finished 27th overall at the Stanford Invitational on Saturday. The five-kilometer race was held on the Stanford University golf course.  Varsity runner Nikolai Solgaard ('12) again finished first for the Vikings (52nd overall) with a time of 17:13. “I was pretty ha...

Boys’ cross-country finishes 10th at Artichoke Invitational

Kevin Kannappan
March 11
Filed under Cross-Country - Boys, Fall Sports

The Palo Alto High School boys’ varsity cross-country team finished 10th overall at the Artichoke Invitational on Saturday. The 2.4 mile race was held at Half Moon Bay High School. Paly varsity runner Nikolai Solgaard (‘12) finished first for the Vikings and 13th overall with a time of 12:46. “I...

Boys’ cross-country finishes 11th at Lowell Invitational

John Dickerson
March 11
Filed under Cross-Country - Boys, Fall Sports

The Palo Alto High School boys' cross-country team finished 11th overall at the Lowell Invitational on Saturday. The race was held at Golden Gate Park in San Francisco. After last season, the Vikings had to replace all seven runners from their varsity squad, including Phillip MacQuitty ('10), w...

Boys’ cross-country finishes season at CCS championships

Kevin Kannappan and Alistair Thompson
March 11
Filed under Cross-Country - Boys, Fall Sports

The Palo Alto High School boys' cross-country team closed out its season Saturday, as Nikolai Solgaard (‘12) and Corso Rosati (‘12) placed 28th and 48th, respectively, at the CCS championships at Toro Park in Monterey. Rosati and Solgaard were the only two Paly runners to qualify for the meet. H...

Boys’ cross-country finishes fourth, sixth and ninth at Crystal Springs Preview Meet

Anne Hildebrand, staff writer
March 11
Filed under Cross-Country - Boys

The Palo Alto High School boys' cross-country team split into four teams by grades at the Crystal Springs Preview meet on Oct. 7. Juniors finished fourth out of nine teams, sophomores sixth out of nine and seniors 10th out of 11. Nikolai Solgaard (‘12) finished first for Paly with a time of 16:49.1....

Boys’ cross-country places 12th out of 24 teams at Monterey Bay Invite

Anne Hildebrand, staff writer
March 11
Filed under Cross-Country - Boys, Fall Sports

The Palo Alto High School boys' varsity cross-country team placed 12th out of 24 teams at the Monterey Bay Invitational meet at Toro Park in Salinas on Friday. Nikolai Solgaard ('12) got 21st place and first for Paly with a time of 17:07, followed by Matan Geller ('13), Ricky Estrada ('12), Andre...

Boys’ Cross Country Runner Nikolai Solgaard is a Competitor

Kevin Kannappan, Staff Writer
November 2
Filed under Cross-Country - Boys, Fall Sports, Featured Athlete, Profiles

Stride after stride, junior cross-country runner Nikolai Solgaard ('12) treks through another six mile practice. Solgaard knows that he cannot rest after a long week of core workouts and hill runs. He has a meet the next day in which he is expected to finish first for the Palo Alto High School Vikings. Though...

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