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Olivia Beckner: Elite Miler Turns Into Elite XC Runner Nolan Jez Sep 19, 2017

In just her second XC season things are looking awfully bright for this South Lakes star. Despite being a bonafide star in track with her 4:51 indoor mile pr, she only recently has begun her stardom in XC. This past weekend Olivia turned on the jets in some humid conditions to take home the Briarwood Invitational (PA) title in 18:40. 

Oatlands Course Girls' All-Time Top 1,000 Performances Nolan Jez Sep 14, 2017

A tough course and even tougher competition. See who from Virginia ranks high on this list and who was great for multiple years. This list ranks performances and not just athletes so you can really see who loved this course and how they improved over their high school career.

William & Mary Invitational's 60+ Team Virtual Meet Nolan Jez Sep 14, 2017

Over 60 teams and multiple state champions will converge this weekend for the 59th annual William & Mary Cross Country Invitational. Check out on the following two pages the top names planning on attending and see who is favored and who is considered an underdog. 

Oatlands Course Boys' All-Time Top 1,000 Performances Nolan Jez Sep 14, 2017

A tough course and even tougher competition. See who ranks high on this list and who was great for multiple years. This list ranks performances and not just athletes so you can really see who loved this course and how they improved over their high school career.

Who Is Bethany Graham? Nolan Jez Sep 13, 2017

For an athlete who has placed 7th, 7th, 7th, and 25th in her four freshman state race she is killing it this season! She holds a PR of 18:05!

Seniors vs. Sophomores! Oatlands' Girls Virtual Meet Nolan Jez Sep 13, 2017

Seniors vs freshmen and sophomores is going to be the theme of this meet. You have stars Heather Holt, Emma Wolcott, and Natalie Morris facing off with some upstarts in Ghiselli, Graham, Church, and Fetterolf. It is going to be an exciting one of this tough course and you'll definitely have to tune-in for our photo, video, and live twitter coverage to see how it ends up. Team wise it should be Loudoun Valley edging out Green Hope (NC) but just like the individual race we will have to wait and see. Check out the virtual meets below to get a step up on the competition and see how things are slated to go.

Reliving The Most Epic Race in VA XC History Nolan Jez Sep 12, 2017

On November 6th, 2014 our state was treated with the most epic XC race in our history. This race between Foot Locker National Champion Weini Kelati and 16x state champion Libby Davidson not only had our complete attention but the entire state's attention as well.

Head of Class Rankings: Boys' Top 200 By Class Nolan Jez Sep 12, 2017

Especially when it comes to the boys' side of the rankings it is especially important to keep an eye class by class rankings. These are the future and current stars of our sport. Check out where everyone ranks on the lists below. 

VOTE: Who Should Win Performance of The Week? Nolan Jez Sep 12, 2017

It was a historically large and fast week to say the least. That made it especially difficult for us to decide who to put on this poll, let alone who actually won the weekend. Help us out and vote on who you though won the weekend. The winner will receive a special MileStat feature on them so vote early and often! Voting closes Thursday morning.

Boys' Top 500 Rankings Week 3 Nolan Jez Sep 11, 2017

Here are the updated boys' rankings. Its been two weeks and now we have a new state leader. Not only do we have a new leader but we also have 18 near performances in the top 20. Check out these very new rankings right here.

History Speaks For Itself, A Freshman Will Win States For A 5th Year In A Row Nolan Jez Sep 11, 2017

The year the VHSL moved from three to six classifications was the same year that this epic streak started. When Libby Davidson crossed the finish line in first it started a chain of events that is still going today. In fact, in every state meet since that 2013 one, a freshman girl has reigned supreme against her older counterparts. This year could be the same story.

Head of Class Rankings: Girls' Top 200 By Class Nolan Jez Sep 10, 2017

Especially when it comes to the girls' side of the rankings it is especially important to keep an eye class by class rankings. These are the future and current stars of our sport. Check out where everyone ranks on the lists below.