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Bay girls defend title; boys finish second at WSC championships

Cross Country By Patrick Elder For the second year in a row, the Bay girls cross country team won the West Shore Conference championships, beating out second-place finisher, Avon 31-52. Rockets junior Maddie Britton won the race with a time of 18:39.94, a personal record. While not expecting too much because of the muddy conditions, [...]

Q & A with Elon University freshman Elyse Beirut

Westlife on Campus By Ryan Kaczmarski Former Rocky River High School track and cross country star Elyse Beirut is currently competing on the women’s cross country team at Elon University in North Carolina. The 2012 graduate was a four-time state qualifier for the Rocky River Pirates cross country team, claimed state runner-up honors in 2011 [...]

Annual Classic at Mastick turns 20, kicks off cross country season

By Ryan Kaczmarski For 20 years now, the Classic at Mastick 5K has been run by kids and adults alike for fun and competition. Former North Olmsted High School athlete and current Avon Lake fireman John Nakel has been in charge of the event, held at the Mastick Woods picnic area in the Cleveland Metroparks [...]

Cross country season is on the horizon

By Ryan Kaczmarski The unofficial start of the fall high school cross country season played out last Wednesday with the 20th annual Classic at Mastick 5K race. Several local teams competed in the race to see where the runners are at in their training, and some just used the race as a “fun run.” The [...]