Cross Country – The Pagosa Springs SUN http://www.pagosasun.com The most trusted source for news and information about Pagosa Springs, Colorado. Wed, 24 Jun 2020 22:08:20 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.4.2 http://www.pagosasun.com/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/cropped-sun-logo-512x512-1-32x32.jpg Cross Country – The Pagosa Springs SUN http://www.pagosasun.com 32 32 High school says goodbye to decades of coaching experience http://www.pagosasun.com/high-school-says-goodbye-to-decades-of-coaching-experience/ Thu, 25 Jun 2020 10:57:40 +0000 http://www.pagosasun.com/?p=206216 By Randi Pierce

Staff Writer

Archuleta School District was recently faced with hiring new head coaches for four of Pagosa Springs High School’s (PSHS) athletics programs — replacing more than a combined 50 years of head coaching experience.

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2019 YEAR IN REVIEW http://www.pagosasun.com/2019-year-in-review-4/ Thu, 23 Jan 2020 22:00:45 +0000 http://www.pagosasun.com/?p=195937 2019 was a busy and interesting year in Pagosa Country. There was no want for good news, bad news, controversial issues, and no lack of interesting news events to keep SUN readers focused on local events, situations and personalities.
The SUN is taking a look back at some of those events, selected by SUN staff writers. This week, we look back at October, November and December.

OCTOBER

• The Archuleta County Board of County Commissioners (BoCC) approved upon first reading a revised noise ordinance and adopted the Model Traffic Code upon second and final reading at the board’s regular meeting on Oct. 1.

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2019 YEAR IN REVIEW http://www.pagosasun.com/2019-year-in-review-3/ Thu, 16 Jan 2020 22:00:45 +0000 http://www.pagosasun.com/?p=195423 2019 was a busy and interesting year in Pagosa Country. There was no want for good news, bad news, controversial issues, and no lack of interesting news events to keep SUN readers focused on local events, situations and personalities.
The SUN is taking a look back at some of those events, selected by SUN staff writers. This week, we look back at July, August and September.

JULY

• At a Future of Power Supply Information Series meeting held in Pagosa Springs on July 1, La Plata Electric Association representatives discussed the future of energy and a potential buyout of its existing power-supply contract with Tri-State Generation and Transmission.

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Cross-country http://www.pagosasun.com/cross-country-2/ Thu, 07 Nov 2019 22:00:08 +0000 http://www.pagosasun.com/?p=190643

SUN photo/Chris Mannara

Pagosa Springs High School sophomore Nell Taylor recently garnered Intermountain League all-conference honors for cross-country after finishing 42nd at the state cross-country championships in October.

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Pirates finish season at state meet by placing 17th, 15th http://www.pagosasun.com/pirates-finish-season-at-state-meet-by-placing-17th-15th/ Thu, 31 Oct 2019 21:00:34 +0000 http://www.pagosasun.com/?p=190233

Photo courtesy Rachael Christiansen
Lady Pirate seniors Annabelle Bowles and Celia Taylor race in their final high school race Saturday at the state meet. The team finished 15th.

As they hoped to do from the beginning of the season, the Pagosa Springs High School cross-country teams bookended their season at the Norris Penrose Event Center in Colorado Springs.

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Photo courtesy Rachael Christiansen
Pirate senior Jack Foster works to stay ahead of the competition at last week’s state meet in Colorado Springs. Foster finished 87th, helping his team to a 17th-place finish.

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Pirate cross-country teams qualify for Saturday’s state meet http://www.pagosasun.com/pirate-cross-country-teams-qualify-for-saturdays-state-meet/ Thu, 24 Oct 2019 21:00:28 +0000 http://www.pagosasun.com/?p=189798

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Gabe Heraty leads a pack of runners at last week’s regional competition hosted by Basalt in El Jebel. Heraty finished eighth overall, helping his team qualify for this weekend’s state meet.

The Pagosa Springs High School (PSHS) Pirate cross-country teams are heading to state.

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Photo courtesy Rachael Christiansen
Lady Pirates Annabelle Bowles, Ivory Carpenter and Celia Taylor pack together during the regional meet on Oct. 18. The Lady Pirates placed fourth at the meet after beating out Gunnison on a tiebreaker and will advance to this week’s state meet.

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On to State! http://www.pagosasun.com/on-to-state-8/ Thu, 24 Oct 2019 11:00:00 +0000 http://www.pagosasun.com/?p=189688

Photos courtesy Rachael Christiansen
It may have been 45 degrees and rainy, but that didn’t stop 12 Pagosa Springs High School Pirate cross-country runners from setting personal records at the regional meet on Oct. 18. Both Pirate teams were equally as successful and will move on to Saturday’s state meet at the Norris Penrose Events Center in Colorado Springs. The Lady Pirates finished fourth at regionals, beating out Gunnison in a tiebreaker to take the final state-qualifying slot. The Pirates also placed fourth at regionals to advance.

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‘In the hunt’: Pirate harriers look to qualify for state meet http://www.pagosasun.com/in-the-hunt-pirate-harriers-look-to-qualify-for-state-meet/ Thu, 17 Oct 2019 21:00:16 +0000 http://www.pagosasun.com/?p=189052

Photo courtesy Rachael Christiansen
Pirates David Morehouse and Cam Hinger run through the trees during the team’s final regular season meet Friday in Monte Vista. The team placed third at the meet and will now look to earn a place at the state meet this week at regionals.

The postseason has arrived for the Pagosa Springs High School cross-country teams, with the Pirate harriers headed to regional competition this weekend.

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Lady Pirate Savannah Atole takes part in the Eric Wolff Invitational Cross Country Meet in Monte Vista Friday — the team’s final regular-season meet.

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Pirate harriers head for final regular-season meet http://www.pagosasun.com/pirate-harriers-head-for-final-regular-season-meet/ Thu, 10 Oct 2019 21:00:19 +0000 http://www.pagosasun.com/?p=179605

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Megan Greenly and Ivory Carpenter run together during last week’s Ancient Trails Invite in Cortez. The Lady Pirates ran the course as a team-building exercise, with Carpenter finishing 11th and Greenly finishing 12th.

The Pagosa Springs High School Pirate cross-country teams hit the course at the Ancient Trails Invite Friday, Oct. 4, in Cortez with several goals and came home having met most of them.

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Clayton Cayard, who finished 23rd out of the 47 runners at the Ancient Trails Invite in Cortez last week, heads down the trail. The team took first at the meet.

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Cross-country teams take seventh, fifth at Salida meet http://www.pagosasun.com/cross-country-teams-take-seventh-fifth-at-salida-meet/ Thu, 03 Oct 2019 21:00:49 +0000 http://www.pagosasun.com/?p=179188

Photo courtesy Rachael Christiansen
Mason Blakemore and Jack Foster lead a pack of runners at last weekend’s meet in Salida. The Pirates finished seventh overall and this weekend will be looking to win the Ancient Trails Invitational in Cortez.

The Pagosa Springs High School Pirate harriers competed in the Salida Cross Country Classic Saturday and walked away with better team finishes than were projected.

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Lady Pirates Celia Taylor and Ivory Carpenter run together at last weekend’s Salida Cross Country Classic. The team finished fifth overall and head to Cortez this weekend.

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