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Boys’ cross-country places eleventh at Monterey Bay Invitational

Boys’ cross-country places eleventh at Monterey Bay Invitational

Nora Rosati, Editor-in-Chief

October 20, 2012


Filed under Cross-Country - Boys, Top Stories

The Palo Alto High School boys’ cross-country team placed eleventh out of 14 teams at the North Salinas High School Monterey Bay Invitational this Friday. Placing first for the Vikings was William Kershner (‘13), who completed the 3.0 mile course in a time of 17:44.00 minutes.  Captain Ben May...

Brief: boys’ cross-country places third, first, fifth, and first at Crystal Springs League Preview Meet

Brief: boys’ cross-country places third, first, fifth, and first at Crystal Springs League Preview Meet

Audrey DeBruine, Staff Writer

October 11, 2012


Filed under Cross-Country - Boys, Fall Sports

Boys’ cross-country competed in the Santa Clara Valley Athletic League (SCVAL) Preview Meet Tuesday, with Nate Cook ('15) anchoring Paly's fastest time for the 2.95 mile course (17:12.6) at 23rd overall and sixth in the sophomore race. The races were run by class, with the freshmen placing third, the...

Secret to Success

Secret to Success

Jordan Gans, Staff Writer

October 10, 2012


Filed under Cross-Country - Boys, Featured Athlete, Profiles, Top Stories

Unlike most athletes, cross-country runner Nate Cook (‘15) does not partake in his sport for the thrill of victory. In fact, Cook does not even care about winning, and he  started his sophomore year with little motivation to continue with cross-country. Yet, as a sophomore on varsity, he has become...

Brief: boys’ cross-country places fourth at Artichoke Invitational

Brief: boys’ cross-country places fourth at Artichoke Invitational

Audrey DeBruine, Staff Writer

October 7, 2012


Filed under Cross-Country - Boys

The Paly boys’ cross-country team placed fourth out of 15 teams at Saturday’s Artichoke Invitational at Half Moon Bay High School. The team’s top three scorers, Samuel Mignot (‘14), Ben Hawthorne (‘13) and Nate Cook (‘15) finished within four seconds of each other, garnering them the 17th,...

Boys’ cross-country places 21st at Stanford Invitational

Boys’ cross-country places 21st at Stanford Invitational

Audrey DeBruine, Staff Writer

September 30, 2012


Filed under Cross-Country - Boys, Top Stories

The Paly boys’ cross-country team placed 21st out of 35 teams at the Stanford Invitational this Saturday. This five kilometer race is held annually at the Stanford golf course. Nate Cook (‘15) finished first for Paly and 73rd overall in a race with over 200 participants. Cook ran the course with...

Brief: boys’ cross-country places eighth at Lowell Invitational

Brief: boys’ cross-country places eighth at Lowell Invitational

Audrey DeBruine, Nora Rosati, Staff writer, Editor-in-Chief

September 15, 2012


Filed under Cross-Country - Boys, Top Stories

Boys’ cross-country placed eighth at the Lowell Invitational in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park on Saturday, Sept. 15. The course was 2.93 miles; 1200 meters longer than the Gunn alumni meet. “It was our first longer race, so it was a learning experience,” captain Kevin Lavelle (‘13)...

Boys’ cross-country places first at Gunn High School alumni meet

Boys’ cross-country places first at Gunn High School alumni meet

Audrey DeBruine, Staff Writer

August 30, 2012


Filed under Cross-Country - Boys, Top Stories

The Paly boys’ cross-country team placed first out of four teams at the annual Gunn High School alumni meet this Thursday. Ben Hawthorne (‘13) placed first for Paly and third overall with a time of 11:49 minutes. Close behind him were Justin Zhang (‘13) in fourth place overall with a time of...

Boys’ cross-country back on its feet with hire of new coach

Boys’ cross-country back on its feet with hire of new coach

Paul Bienaime, Audrey DeBruine, Staff Writers

August 23, 2012


Filed under Cross-Country - Boys, Top Stories

The 2012 boys’ cross-country team, whose season was marked early by disappointment, doubt, and anxiety, has reason to be hopeful following the hire of a new coach, Marcus Stone, on Tuesday. The search for a new coach began early this summer with the news that distance track coach Jonathan Hubbs wo...

Boys’ cross-country finishes sixth at leagues

Boys’ cross-country finishes sixth at leagues

Anne Hildebrand, Copy Editor

November 2, 2011


Filed under Cross-Country - Boys, Fall Sports, Top Stories

The majority of the boys' cross-country team finished their season with a disappointing sixth place finish at the Crystal Springs Santa Clara Valley Athletic League Meet (SCVAL) on Nov. 1. Nikolai Solgaard ('12) placed first for Paly and 13th overall with a time of 16 minutes and 39 seconds.  He wi...

Brief: boys’ cross-country falls to Gunn at City Championship Meet

Brief: boys’ cross-country falls to Gunn at City Championship Meet

Anne Hildebrand, Nora Rosati, Copy Editor, Staff Writer

October 26, 2011


Filed under Cross-Country - Boys, Fall Sports

Paly boys' cross-country lost 35-18 to Gunn High School at the Palo Alto City Championship Meet on Oct. 25. Nikolai Solgaard ('12) led the team, placing first for Paly and third overall with a time of 11:11 for the 2.18 mile long course.  Rounding out the Paly team were Sam Carilli ('12) wit...

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