Articles Cross Country Girls Team Brandon Miles Dec 8, 2005

Find out which cross country girls from the state of Virginia were selected to this year\'s team. Runner of the Year, Coach of the Year, Newcomer of the Year, and Most Improved Runner of the Year awards were given out as well as the first, second, and third teams consisting of seven runners each.

NTN ranked teams are upset at Great Meadows Brandon Miles Sep 10, 2005

Well Great Meadows Invitational certainly shook up any perceived order and structure held in pre-season rankings as the Midlothian girls knocked off not one, but two Nike Team Nationals ranked squads in SE #3 Oakton and SE #7 Brentsville. Coach Morgan\'s Lady Trojans won by 6 points over Brentsville (89 pts) and defeated Oakton (93 pts) as well with a team score of 83 points. A bunch of new faces are found on this year\'s Midlothian squad with more than a several freshmen and a transfer making immediate impacts. Forest Park senior Stefanie Slekis was a convincing winner in the girls\' race as she won by 33 seconds over Oakton\'s Kayley Byrne (19:12.25) in a time of 18:38.55. The Brentsville boys, a NTN SE #3 squad, also were upset at Great Meadows as the defending Group AA state champions (82 pts) finished second to the Oakton boys (70 pts). The Oakton boys were led by race champion James Phillips who had a strong individual run of 15:54.71 to win the boys\' 5K race.