Monday, November 28, 2011

NXN/Footlocker News

The boys Varsity leave AFHS at 6 AM on Thursday for Nike Cross Nationals.
The rest of the team leaves AFHS at 7 AM on Thursday for Footlocker West Regionals.

NXN Links:

Tuesday, November 22, 2011

The Grinder

On the last Grinder of the season, two of our young ladies earned their t-shirts.
8th grader Katie Cornell earned her t-shirt by running 10:06 up the Grinder.
Emily Orton also earned a t-shirt by running 10:22 up the Grinder.

Saturday, November 19, 2011

NXN Southwest Regionals

Today the Cavemen punched their airline tickets the the Nike Cross Nationals in two weeks by winning their third straight Southwest Regional Championships at Toka Sticks Golf Course in Mesa, Arizona.
We had an awesome race - winning with 45 points and a course record 77:42 cumulative time.

We had three first team all-region placers in Clayton Young (3rd in 15:14), Brayden McLelland (4th in 15:21), and Mack Morrison (7th in 15:27).

Third team all-region were Connor McMillan (19th in 15:49 - also 2nd fastest Sophomore), and Tyson Green (20th in 15:49).

Zac Jacklin earned race top-freshman honors (63rd in 16:14), while Dallas Griswold placed 74th in 16:21.
Complete Results

Thanks to all the parents and family who can all the way to Mesa to cheer on the Cavemen!

Wednesday, November 16, 2011

The Grinder

We had 4 Cavemen earn their Grinder shirts this past Monday.
Lexie Green earned her shirt with a 10:13.
Maddie Bench earned her shirt with a 10:17.
Jace Jensen earned his shirt with a 8:49.
Luke Gunther earned his shirt with a 8:47.
Congratulations for hitting this milestone!

Tuesday, November 15, 2011

NXN-SW Schedule

The NXN-SW meet management has released a new timetable for Saturday morning's events. The complete timetable for the weekend is as follows:
Friday November 18
3:30 – 7:30 PM Packet Pick Up
3:30 – 4:55 PM Course Walk Thru (only at this time)
3:30 – 7:30 PM NXN Apparel Sale, East Bay
5:00 – 5:20 PM Press Conference
5:25 – 6:15 PM T Shirt Exchange (bring your shirts)
6:30 – 8:00 PM Pasta Dinner, Elite Athlete Talk (Legado Hotel) $10.00
Saturday November 19
6:30 - 7:30 AM Walk Thru, Late Registration
6:30 - 7:30 AM Final Registration Citizens Race

8:00 AM Citizens 5K Race

8:30 AM Girls Open Race I
9:00 AM Girls Open Race II
9:30 AM Boys Open Race I

10:00 AM Boys Open Race II
10:35 AM Line Up Boys Championship Race
10:40 AM National Anthem
10:43 AM Introductions
10:50 AM Boys Championship Race
11:20 AM Line Up Girls Championship Race
11:25 AM Introductions
11:35 AM Girls Championship Race   

12:15 PM Awards
12:45 PM Championship teams and individuals processing for Nationals
The latest schedule revision was occasioned by the need for a second girls' open race to accommodate all of the registered entrants. Members of the same team will run in the same open races. Results of the open races will be merged for the purposes of awards and team scoring.

Saturday, November 12, 2011

NCAA Mountain Region Championships

Several alumni raced to day at Eastbay Golf Course in Provo at the NCAA Mountain Region Cross-Country Championships. We had a great group of current Cavemen there to cheer them on!
Austin West ('11) placed 42nd overall for SUU, helping them to a 5th place team finish. Austin ran 31:46 on the 10,000 meter course. He was the 5th fastest Freshman in the race.

Austin's sister, Danielle West ('10), placed 78th overall in the women's 6000 meter race. Her time of 23:13 helped the SUU Thunderbirds place 11th in the Women's race.

Mike Felix ('05) placed 87th in 33:25 to help the Utah Valley University Wolverines take 14th in the Men's team race.

Complete results are at

Saturday, November 5, 2011

UHSTCA Pre-Footlocker Invite Results

We would like to thank all the Coaches and Parents who helped out this morning at the UHSTCA Pre-Footlocker Invite held at AFHS.
Here's the link to the Results: Pre-Footlocker Results

Friday, November 4, 2011

Cross-Country Banquet

Last night we had an enjoyable evening of food and awards at our team banquet. We appreciate everybody who brought food for the potluck and for attending.

Captains were announced for next year's teams:
Girls team captains: Makayla Bernardo, Ashley Larson, Angi Vawdrey, and Morgan Warner
Boys team captains: Benson Gunther, Dallin Day, Tyson Green, and Brayden McLelland