2009 Track Page: No more updates on this page - head over to 2009 Track.
All-NorCal XC: Wyatt Landrum, Liberty (Senior), Garrett Rowe, Mt View (Runner & Junior), Dan Milechman, Tamalpais (Soph), Luis Luna, Piner (Frosh). Jennifer Bergman, VC (Senior), Jacque Taylor, Casa Grande (Runner & Junior), Jessie Petersen, Carlmont (Soph), Carrie Verdon, Campolindo (Frosh).
All-CCS XC: Tyre Johnson, Palma (Runner & Senior), Garrett Rowe, Mt View (Junior), Parker Schuh, Mt View (Soph), Michael McCabe, WG (Frosh). Jennifer Bergman, VC (Runner & Senior), Marissa Ferrante, Aptos (Junior), Jessie Petersen, Carlmont (Soph), Abbey Blake, Westmont (Frosh).
SJMN All-County: Nohe Lema, WG (Senior), Garrett Rowe, Mt View (Runner & Junior), Parker Schuh, Mt View (Soph), Michael McCabe, WG (Frosh). Jennifer Bergman, VC (Runner & Senior), Lisa Fawcett, Gunn (Junior), Cindy Huang, Lynbrook (Soph), Abbey Blake, Westmont (Frosh) .
CCS Minutes (unofficial): A quick update on what happened Wed night at the CCS meeting.
CCS Scholastic Championship Teams: Lynbrook snags tie for 7th in Varsity Girls XC.
NorCal Distance Coaches Clinic: FREE (gotta love that!) - Jan 3rd in Walnut Creek, limited to the first 50 coaches that sign up. Everyone is a student and everyone is a teacher. Read the link above left for more info.
SteepleChase Clinic: Dec 8 & 10 at 3:30 at Lynbrook HS track. Will teach techniques and actually go over barriers. Following week will practice water jump at WVJC and in Jan we'll run a 2000m Steeple at DVC (see link below) - FREE.
DVC All Comers: Starting Jan 3rd and running thru Jan 31st on Saturdays.
Holiday Hurdle Clinic: Coach Julia Pickslay (formerly Widstrand) is holding a 'hurdles' clinic at Los Altos HS Dec 29-Jan 1.
Garrett Rowe (Mt View): Is the SJ Mercury Athlete Of the Week.
Track Clinics: James Logan HS is having 5 mini-clinics (first one this weekend), check 'em out.
Crystal Vs Toro: Check out how much slower folks ran at Toro for CCS this year Vs how they did in 2006.
4th Annual: Old School Mile on Dec 13th (1:00) at Saratoga HS.
Jennifer Bergman (VC): Is the SJ Mercury Athlete Of the Week.
Speed Clinic: Mt Pleasant is hosting a Track Clinic on Dec 20th.
1600 Time Trial: Since everyone is in such great shape, we wanted to see what kind of 1600 they could rip off.
Seiko 129/149 Interface: Folks-Do you have one of the following stopwatches and wish you could download the times to your computer via the DataOut jack at the bottom? Seiko NEVER made an interface cable to do this but I have found someone who has. I have been testing the cable for a week and it works great! He is willing to make 6-10 of these cables for $250 each - yes pricey but it does the trick. If anyone is interested, let me know at HANKLAW@IX.NETCOM.COM and I will put you on the list.
FUHSD Championships: First time in Viking history where we won both the Varsity Boys & Girls.
Rallye Run and Sharks & Minnows: Lots of End-Of-Season traditions. Team of Patrick Poon, Samuel Lin, Chris Carter, AJ Flint & Michael Yuen won the Rallye Run by 1/2 point. Amy Yang (Sr), Vivek Singh (Jr), Alvin Chang (So), Ian Wilson (Fr) were the Class Champions in Sharks & Minnows. Graduation Run takes place this Friday.
A wedding no-no: When you watch this 30 second clip, be sure you are some place where you can really ROAR!
Mountain View HS: Cross-Country Team Pushes Forward.
SLO FoxAthletics: Coach Julia Pickslay (Widstrand) formerly of Los Altos HS and CSM is continuing her program in SLO Town.
Hank Lawson (Lynbrook): An interview - Catching Up With Lynbrook Coach Hank Lawson. Thanks Albert.
Boo!: Since it's getting close to Halloween I thought I'd share this with you all. Don't try some of these at home.
Patrick McCrystle (Bellarmine): An interview - Catching Up With Bellarmine Coach Patrick McCrystle.
Saratoga Creek Park: A quick little Rabbit Run at Saratoga Creek Park before heading off to Pepperdine (70% chance of rain - oh no, not again).
Nohe Lema (Willow Glen): Is the San Jose Mercury News Athlete Of the Week.
Mercury Athlete Of the Week: Soph Cindy Huang (Lynbrook) is recognized by the SJ Mercury News.
Central Park Invite: Guys continue to roll by getting win #4 while the Varsity Girls suffer their second loss of the year to Mtn View.
Saratoga News: Gives the Vikes some coverage.
Saratoga Center Meet: Lynbrook Boys extend it to three wins in a row. Cindy Huang also gets her third individual win in a row. F/S Boys have the best score of the day (30 pts) while winning their first.
Firebird Invite: Lynbrook Boys make it two wins in a row (after last weeks opening win at the Lynbrook Center Meet). Varsity Girls follow suit and also take a win. F/S Boys nab 2nd to a tough Homestead team and JV Girls take 4th (a mere 5 points out of 3rd). Rumor has it that the JV Boys took 2nd but that was not confirmed by the time we headed over for pizza at Jake's.
Mills XC Meet: CCS view on the "Open" division of the Mills XC Meet - I wouldn't risk it.
SCVAL Pre-Season Coachings meeting: To be held on Sept 2nd at 5:30 at the Wilcox HS teachers lounge.
XCStats: XCStats 2008 is a coach's dream: Motivate every member of your team; Involve everyone in the team competition; Implement goal setting across the whole team (without getting buried by paperwork!) and get amazing stats! Parents and runners love it too! Watch the 2 minute video for more information or visit www.xcstats.com.
Sports Physical: Seems like a pretty good deal if you need a physical. This was an offer from 2007 but might still be something they are willing to do.
Pre-Season Checklist: Lynbrook XC Runners - if you're coming out for the team, print off the checklist and take care of business BEFORE school starts.
Running Camp: Hey Lynbrook Runners - wanna go to a running camp in Tahoe? Check it out-pictures too.
Open Space Application: Coaches: If you plan on running your teams at either Rancho San Antonio or Fremont Older, beware. You need to have a permit or you may be cited. Print off attached application and FAX in - there is NO COST for the permit. Lynbrook HS example.
All Results of LGAC's: The Los Gatos Summer All-Comer Meets will begin on June 19th. Results 08/07. Pictures Here.
Update #2: Lynbrook runners - get on the roads so you can get in shape.
USCAA Track Results: After a 7-year win streak, Team SCVAL finally got beat at the Corporate Nationals by Sempra. SCVAL finished 4th to Aerospace in 2nd and Senasta in 3rd. Wait til next year, "We'll Be Baaaaack".
NorCal Coaches Clinic: is on July 26th at Castro Valley HS - check it out.
Coaches & Starters: check link to the left (especially the top rule: 3-9-2. Now starters are REQUIRED to have a CLOSED barrel starting pistol (most CCS Starters don't use this). Will we now loose these starters to the JC & College meets?
Pre-Season XC Team Comparisons: can be found by Division and combined at the link to the left (thanks Walt).
Matt Chisam (ex-SF): is at the Olympic Trials in the Decathlon mixing it up with Americas best.
CCS Top 100: Congratulations to the following 97 individuals that made it on to the CCS Top 100 All-Time list. Top 100 updates have been completed with the additional events of the Men's & Women's LJ and 300H.
SJ Mercury News: Track Athletes of the Year: Weiler (Los Gatos) & Thomas (Mt Pleasant).
Manzanita Mile: Watsonville HS X-C team is holding a fundraiser on July 19th.
Fox Athletics: Summer Racing Team - will be going to the JO's in Ohio this summer.
Tri-County Running Club: Works out 3 times a week in various locations - starting June 16th.
Coach Darrin Garcia (Pioneer): is going to start the A.C.T. Summer track club for any athletes interested in training and running over the summer. All events will be covered, especially hurdling and jumping.
Mike Dudley's: Summer running Boot Camp - check it out.
Silver Bullets Track Club: Starts May 29th at Homestead HS. More info on the left.
Los Gatos Coaches: Los Gatos HS is looking for coaches for the 2009 season.
Update #1: So what's happening with Lynbrook XC? Check it out.
300/500 Mile Club: You can start anytime between now and June 30th. The "Hank Lawson XC Club" will meet on Mon & Wed at 5:30 at Lynbrook HS (by the pool) starting on June 18th to run anywhere from 3-7 miles.
2008 Track: Still looking for 2008 Track results (GWI, NON,...).