Eliza Eckman placed sixth individually and the Roseburg girls cross country team finished fourth in the team standings in the Southern Oregon Regional Championships on Saturday at Valley of the Rogue State Park.
South Umpqua senior Dale Wells finished fourth in the Class 3A District 4 boys cross country championships, while senior Malachi Gibson of Days Creek placed sixth among 2A/1A boys on Thursday at Valley of the Rogue State Park.
The Roseburg High School cross country teams will compete in the Southern Oregon Regional Championships on Saturday at Valley of the Rogue State Park.
DAYS CREEK — Mia Piscopo of North Douglas and Malachi Gibson of Days Creek were the individual winners as Days Creek hosted North Douglas and Oakland in triangular cross country meets on Monday.
The Glide Invitational was a popular cross country meet during the Maynard Mai era, a 27-year run for the coach which ended in 2000.
ELMIRA — Senior Malachi Gibson of Days Creek and sophomore Logan Gant of North Douglas were the top Douglas County finishers in the Country Fair Classic cross country meet on Saturday.
Roseburg junior Eliza Eckman won her second race of the shortened 2021 winter/spring cross country season on Wednesday afternoon, but the Grants Pass girls edged the Indians in a dual meet at Stewart Park.
YONCALLA — Days Creek senior Malachi Gibson was the winner in the boys 4,000-meter race during a dual cross country meet with Yoncalla on Tuesday.
Junior Eliza Eckman posted a convincing win and the Roseburg girls cross country team defeated South Medford in a dual meet on Wednesday at Jacksonville Forest Park.
The Roseburg High School cross country teams gathered near the Nichols Band Shell in Stewart Park on Tuesday for their first informal workouts of the new year, and did the same Thursday afternoon.
Since the Oregon School Activities Association sanctioned the first girls state cross country meets in 1974, Douglas County has produced one team champion and four individual winners.
With 10 individual state championships in cross country and track at Glendale High School to her name, Rosa Gutierrez is right at the top as the best female distance runner Douglas County has ever produced.
Roseburg’s girls cross country team placed 17th in a field of 21 full teams, and Zachary Traul finished 42nd overall individually in the boys race Saturday afternoon at the OSAA Class 6A Cross Country Championships at Lane Community College in Eugene.
It had been 20 years since a team of harriers from Glide High School had qualified for the state meet.
SUTHERLIN — Students at West Intermediate School lined up along the sidewalk Wednesday and anxiously waited for buses with high school athletes to arrive.
It was a good showing for Roseburg cross country at the Southwest Conference district meet on Wednesday afternoon at Lane Community College in Eugene.
EUGENE — The Glide High School boys cross country team accomplished something on Tuesday afternoon it hasn’t done in 20 years — qualify for the state meet.
The Roseburg High School cross country teams head to Eugene on Wednesday for the Southwest Conference district meet at Lane Community College.
PHILOMATH — Freshman Thomas Hatcher of Glide was the top Douglas County finisher in Saturday's Paul Mariman Invitational cross country meet.
With the Southwest Conference Championships three weeks away, Roseburg senior Zachary Traul looked fit and fast in the final home cross country meet of his high school career.
A free one-mile kids fun run will be held prior to the Umpqua Invitational cross country meet hosted by the Roseburg High team on Wednesday in Stewart Park.
FLORENCE — Senior Zachary Traul and sophomore Eliza Eckman of Roseburg each ran to top three finishes on Saturday in the Woahink Invitational cross country meet at Honeyman State Park.
OAKLAND — Wyatt Smith of Oakland and Ashley Schuttpelz of Reedsport ran to first-place finishes in Wednesday’s Oakland Acorn Gully Chase cross country meet.
Senior Zachary Traul of Roseburg won the Prefontaine Memorial Run cross country race on Saturday in Coos Bay.
EUGENE — Roseburg High School sophomore Eliza Eckman finished 11th in the girls’ Class 6A/5A race on Saturday in the Northwest Classic cross country meet at Lane Community College.