Mason Howard emerged as a high-end threat for Peyton this past fall. Does the whole team emerge as a high-end threat next fall?
Chris Theodore has been a prominent figure in the rise of Rock Canyon cross country over the last three years.
Ben Morrin is a key element in a very deep group of returning runners for Dakota Ridge next fall.
Lizzie Valentine and Centauri figure to be stirring the 2A Girls pot a little next fall.
When Cole Munoz ran to the win at this year's Pueblo Central Invitational, it set loose a chain of events that would change the next four years of his life in a big way.
Unless you live on the Western Slope, you probably haven't heard much about Wyatt Mortenson yet, but he could be playing a much larger role among 3A boys as early as next fall.
The age-old distinction between rebuilding and reloading applies at Battle Mountain. Look for girls like Emma Reeder to be capably filling holes in the roster left by graduation.
Jaiden Paris had a nice hurdle opener at Steinhauer on Thursday. Chances are good she'll be back in action this weekend.
Mountain Vista had the best-ever Colorado combined program finish at NXN with a third and a sixth, edging the 2010 Fort Collins team by one combined place. Contributed photo.
One of the greatest reliefs about the start of the NXN race is that there's actually something to do about the race other than think about it.
For Sydnee Larkin and Mary Gillett, the indoor long jump season started off very nicely.
Alex Herman's 200 is already purring like a well-oiled machine.
Battle Mountain's girls pulled off a stunner in Casa Grande. Can they revive the magic in Portland this weekend?
Chase Cooper still owns the top two high school pole vault marks, but Corbin Mayes put up a nice set of marks last winter.
Payton Miller still owns the top high school 400 time at Steinhauer and is one of a very few who have broken 60 seconds there. File photo by Alan Versaw.
Kara Lucyk gave us an advance preview of what was to come in outdoor season in last year's Mines indoor meets. Who will be the big reveal this year?
The toy cannon they use to start races at Foot Locker Midwest packs a bigger punch than you would think at first glance.
Anna Hall owns the returning high jump rankings--for Colorado and very nearly for the entire nation.
Brie Oakley dominated the field in 2016, running to the largest-ever margin of victory at NXN.
Devin Cadena has Colorado's top returning 60 meter time, but you'll recognize a lot more names on these lists as well.
Harrison Scudamore camped out outside the top ten early but found himself within the desired company by the end.
For Emily Mitchem (left), it's a repeat trip to Portland. For Sydney Swanker, it will be a first.
Paige Embaugh is one of several Colorado girls who should be looking to make a little Colorado history Saturday at FLMW.
Harrison Scudamore missed an NXN individual berth by one place. Can he make a national qualifier happen in Wisconsin?
Jordyn Colter still owns the top Colorado time on the FLMW course of the last decade, several years and top performances later. File Photo.
Paul Roberts' time from 2015 ranks as the top Colorado mark on the Kenosha course in the last decade. File Photo.
Ryan Lehmuth has enjoyed two very solid years to close out his high school career at Jefferson Academy.
The same Denver North girls who staked out an intimidating early lead at the St. Vrain Invitational in September are headed for Wisconsin this weekend.
Cassidy Hickey and Kathryn Hibbard check in at #6 and #7 on the list of top Colorado freshmen at NXR-SW.
Easton Allred entrenched himself in the lead group and ended up earning himself a spot at Nike Cross Nationals.