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Who Has The Best Boys XC Program in Maine? Derek Veilleux Aug 23, 2019

All class state meets for a given year were combined, and then the teams were assigned a number based on how the finished in the combined state meet. 25 points for being the top team down to 1 point for 25th best team in any given year. Check out what programs have been successfully year after year. We have the last 5 years & last 10 years broken down for you.

Brunswick Boys Squeak Past Hampden, Camden Girls Repeat Benet Pols Oct 21, 2018

In the Class A Northern Maine Regional XC Championship  scorekeepers need to use the 6th runner as a tie-breaker to award the Brunswick boys their championship as the Dragons and Hampden Broncos both finished with 53 points. In the Girls meet Camden, led by Augusta Stockman, used their depth to take the title.

Around the 207 with Sam Bonsey Week #8 Sam Bonsey Oct 25, 2017

The postseason is officially here! The Northern and Southern Regional championships went off on Saturday. The North headed to Troy Howard Middle School in Belfast, while the South went to the Twinbrook Recreational area in Cumberland. Both regions produced close finishes and great individual performances. Let's take a look at the highlights.

Around the 207 with Sam Bonsey Week #7 Sam Bonsey Oct 18, 2017

Conference championships around the state highlighted the weekend in Maine XC. We had several of the top teams in the state battle it out at the KVAC Championships, while some of the top runners rested for the WMC Championships. A course record went down in the PVC and there were dominant team finishes in the MVC. Let's take a look at the highlights.

KVAC Championship, Boys, Class A & B Benet Pols Oct 14, 2017

Hampden, led by Wyatt Lord, gets by Bangor in the KVAC Boys Class A Championship. Mt. Ararat is third,  but the Eagle's Lisandro Berry-Gaviria takes the individual title.In Class B, Lincoln Academy ran away with the title led by individual champion Sam Russ.

Around the 207 with Sam Bonsey Week #6 Sam Bonsey Oct 11, 2017

Another weekend is in the books for Maine XC. Relays and invitationals brought together some of the top teams and athletes in the Northern region, while inter-conference battles in the Southern region produced fast times and impressive team results. Let's take a look at the highlights.

In his own words: Paul Casavant - Never lose sight of your goals Nov 7, 2016

So I just ran my last high school cross country race in Maine. Congrats to all the Seniors who made it to the end of their XC season! As for the underclassmen, you have a couple more years left, so enjoy it all! I remember my first state meet vividly, and I'm sure that I will remember this one for many years! It was a crazy race!

In his on words: Paul Casavant Finally Back Racing Derek Veilleux Oct 10, 2016

With this final weekend, the regular season is now over. Although I missed racing, it was really great to watch the culture that I enjoy being a part of so much. It made me extremely proud to be one of you all. One thing I love so much about runners is how supportive you all are for everyone.

Maine's 10 Fastest Returning Class A Boys XC Teams Derek Veilleux Aug 26, 2016

Hampden Academy is the top returning Class A team based on 5k results from all returners this fall. The Broncos placed third in the state meet a year ago behind champion Scarborough & runner-up Falmouth. Don't count out the Red Storm as they will be shooting for their third straight Class A title.

Northern Maine Class A Regional XC Preview Derek Veilleux Oct 22, 2015

Round 2, the same teams that competed for the KVAC Class A title at Cony last Saturday will duke it out again this weekend at Belfast. A lot can change in one week, and most notably will be the course. Cony is known as a difficult course while the layout at the Troy Howard Middle School is more like a racetrack.

Willingham & Guadalupi rule the KVAC Derek Veilleux Oct 19, 2014

Mt Blue's Aaron Willingham sets a new course record at Cony winning the KVAC Championship Class A title, while Harrison Knowlton was the Class B champ. On the girls side Anne Guadalupi of Cony ran away witht girls Class A title, with Hannah Despres of Maranacook the victor in the Class B race.

MaineTrackXC Athlete/Fan Preseason Poll Derek Veilleux Sep 4, 2014

Kicking off the 2014 XC season with the Preseason MaineTrackXC Athlete/Fan XC poll. Check to see who the athletes & fans think are the top 12 teams now that the regular season is underway. Thanks to those who voted. Spread the word to teammates & others so we can have more participation throughout the season 

Salute to Seniors: Jeff King Hampden Academy Derek Veilleux Jun 11, 2014

The 2013-2014 school year has provided some great highlights in both cross country and track across the great State of Maine. In the coming weeks many of our seniors will head out to start their college careers both athletically and academically. We wanted to salute them one more time in this special feature and say thank you for your support over the years.

Looking Back: Girls XC Top 25 Teams by year Derek Veilleux Dec 1, 2013

All class state meets for a given year were combined, and then the teams were assigned a number based on how the finished in the combined state meet. 25 points for being the top team down to 1 point for 25th best team in any given year.  Check out what programs have been successfully year after year in the last 14 years.

Hampden Girls, Messalonskee Boys come out on top at MCI Derek Veilleux Sep 21, 2013

The teams competing at MCI on Friday, 9/20, managed to survive a tough and technical course at the Pinnacle Park Ski area. Steep hills bookended a course that was not going to yield fast times. The Hampden Girls put 5 in the top 13 to finish ahead of Bangor, 42 to 62. Winslow was right behind in third with 64 points. Waterville (109) edged out Messalonskee (111) for fourth place. MCI (130) rounded out the scoring teams as Skowhegan and Nokomis did not have complete teams.

Athlete Spotlight #6: Caleb Lord Derek Veilleux Aug 29, 2013

It's August, and that can mean one thing. XC season is just about upon us. Now that the season has started lets take a look at the the top 15 returning individuals statewide for boys. Caleb Lord of Hampden Academy comes in at #6.

Wood Surprises, Nagy repeats in EM A races Derek Veilleux Oct 21, 2012

Junior Sam Wood of Mt Ararat was the surprise boys winner of the EM Class A regional, Wood clocked 17:00 to fend of a challenge from Lewiston's Mohamed Awil 17:04. On the girls side Erzsebet Nagy was able to defend her title but it wasn't easy as she ran 20:10. The Lewiston boys won the team title as expected with 59. The girls team race was close as 3 teams were separated by just 2 points. Hampden Academy came out on top with 63, while Mt Ararat edged Brunswick with a better 6th runner for the runner-up trophy. Check out all the action and see who made it to the state meet.

MaineTrackXC Athlete/Fan Poll Week #2 Derek Veilleux Sep 11, 2012

Week #2 MaineTrackXC Athlete/Fan XC poll is now posted. Check to see who the athletes & fans think are the top 12 teams now that the regular season is underway. Thanks to those who voted. Spread the word to teammates & others so we can have more participation throughout the season

KVAC Championship Preview Derek Veilleux Oct 14, 2010

 The KVAC Championship meet will take place at 11am Saturday at Cony HS in Augusta. While the boys from Class A & Class B schools run in the same race, they will be scored as if running in two seperate races, so a total of four individual champions as well as four conference titles will be awarded. The  meet features some of the top teams in Maine, on the girls side #3 ranked Mt. Ararat Eagles & #10 Mt. Blue Cougars will match-up with a solid Brunswick team in the mix. The girls team title in Class B should be a three way tussle with Medomak Valley, Hampden Academy & Winslow all in the mix.  While on the boys side #8 Mt Ararat is the favorite in the Class A meet, with #10 Edward Little expected to be right there along with #11 Mt. Blue. #12 Hampden Academy is the boys favorite in the Class B race. Click Headline to read more

Broncos boys look to win the second leg of cross country Ryan McLaughlin Oct 22, 2009

(Pictured above Darik Frye the leader of the Hampden Academy Broncos - photo by sub5.com)   The Hampden Academy cross country team will continue its championship quest in the Eastern Maine regionals Saturday in Belfast. The Broncos have already won the Kennebec Valley Athletic Conference Class B race in Augusta last weekend, and they’ll look to make it 2-for-2 on the 3.1-mile course at the Troy Howard Middle School. To read more of article by Bangor Daily News writer Ryan McLaughlin please visit link below Full Article

Hampden Academy KVAC XC meet recap Ryan McLaughlin Sep 19, 2008

The Brewer girls were dominant for the third time in as many weeks while the Hampden Academy boys showed they'll be a force to reckon with in the Eastern Maine Class A ranks this fall. The Bronco boys scored 33 points to win a four-team meet on their home course, while Brewer earned runner-up honors with 58. Bangor finished third with 69 and Waterville's 82 rounded out the field. Click to read more.....

Eastern Maine Class A Girls XC Preview Derek Veilleux Aug 18, 2008

The battle for the team title this fall is sure to be a fight with several of the top teams from last fall returning key members of their squads. Brewer returns their entire top 7. Mt. Blue returns 6 girls from a 3rd place team a year ago. Never count out two time defending champ, Brunswick either. Will someone dethrone Brunswick? Who will be this year Silver Hunt? Who will have a breakthrough season? Stay tuned.