Cross Country – The Pagosa Springs SUN http://www.pagosasun.com The most trusted source for news and information about Pagosa Springs, Colorado. Thu, 07 Nov 2019 20:16:15 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.2.5 Cross-country http://www.pagosasun.com/cross-country-2/ Thu, 07 Nov 2019 22:00:08 +0000 http://www.pagosasun.com/?p=190643

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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

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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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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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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

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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

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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

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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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Pirate teams take first, second at home meet http://www.pagosasun.com/pirate-teams-take-first-second-at-home-meet/ Thu, 26 Sep 2019 21:00:13 +0000 http://www.pagosasun.com/?p=178662

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Pagosa’s Nell Taylor strides for the finish line during Saturday’s Pagosa Springs Cross Country Challenge at Cloman Park. Taylor finished third overall, helping her team to a first-place finish.

At the beginning of summer training, members of the Pagosa Springs High School cross-country team set a goal to “show up” at the team’s home meet this fall — a goal they accomplished last weekend.

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The Pagosa Springs Pirate cross-country teams hosted the Pagosa Springs Cross Country Challenge Saturday at Cloman Park, with the high school races capping off the day’s activities.

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Pirate Gabe Heraty leads a pack of runners Saturday during the Pagosa Springs Cross Country Challenge. Heraty finished third in the high school boys’ race, with the Pirate team finishing second overall.

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Pirates to host Pagosa Springs Cross Country Challenge Saturday http://www.pagosasun.com/pirates-to-host-pagosa-springs-cross-country-challenge-saturday/ Thu, 19 Sep 2019 21:00:23 +0000 http://www.pagosasun.com/?p=178160

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Hailey Griego, front, and Megan Foster keep pace at Saturday’s Mountaineer Cowboy Invitational in Gunnison. Griego finished 68th out of the 105 runners and Foster finished 85th, with the team finishing fifth.

The Pagosa Springs High School Pirate cross-country teams will play host to the team’s annual meet, the Pagosa Springs Cross Country Challenge, Saturday at Cloman Park.

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Jack Foster works to move through a pair of Montrose runners at the Mountaineer Cowboy Invitational in Gunnison Saturday. Foster finished 23rd out of the 131 runners at the meet, helping his team to a sixth-place finish.

 

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Pirate cross-country teams take 13th, 18th at ‘huge’ Alamosa meet http://www.pagosasun.com/pirate-cross-country-teams-take-13th-18th-at-huge-alamosa-meet/ Thu, 12 Sep 2019 21:52:30 +0000 http://www.pagosasun.com/?p=177643

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Pagosa’s Noah Weiszbrod works to keep ahead of the competition during the Joe Vigil Open in Alamosa last weekend. The Pirates finished 18th of 25 teams at the event.

Despite facing off against more competition than in previous years at the Joe Vigil Open in Alamosa on Saturday, Pagosa Springs High School Pirate cross-country coach Scott Anderson saw good things in his teams.

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Lady Pirate Megan Foster keeps pace during Saturday’s Joe Vigil Open in Alamosa, while fellow Lady Pirate Katriel Davies trails her. The Lady Pirates finished 13th of the 24 teams at the meet.

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