December 31, 2012
Goltra Named NorCal, Bay Area News Runner of Year; Leach Earns All-NorCal
After a stellar post season run that saw the Campolindo junior win North Coast Section and State titles, Aidan Goltra (14) has been selected as the Northern California Runner of the Year for the 2012 prep cross country season. The Bay Area News Group also recognized Goltra's impressive achievements by naming him their All-Area Runner of the Year.
Brighie Leach (15) earned her own season accolade with an Honorable Mention spot on the All-Northern California squad.
Check out the Contra Costa Times' article, pictures and capsules HERE!
November 24, 2012
Goltra Wins, Leads Boys to Best NCS Team Score; Sun Improves by 1:20 as Girls Extend State Meet Top Ten Streak
In the individual duel of the day, Aidan Goltra (14) stalked Myles Smith of St. John Bosco through two miles on the Woodward Park course at Saturday's CIF cross country championships. The Campolindo junior stayed glued to the state meet favorite, covering each surge as the lead pack thinned out over the second mile.
Check out results, photos and video of the CIF State Championships HERE!
November 17, 2012
Goltra Handles Sloppy Course, Posts Top Time at Section Championships; Both Squads Survive, Advance to State Meet
Aidan Goltra (14), who ended his 2011 season out of contention for a state meet berth as the 20th finisher at the North Coast Section meet, turned the tide in 2012, running away with the Division III individual victory at Saturday's championships. His time of 15:30 was 15 seconds faster than the next best finisher across all divisions.
Check out results, pictures and video of the 2012 NCS Championships HERE!
November 3, 2012
Varsity Boys Extend Title Streak; Leach Shocks Favorites for Girls' Individual Crown; Kuckuk, Lawrie Top PR List
Back from a two week layoff due to injury, David Kuckuk (15) returned with a vengeance, knocking over a minute off his pervious two-mile best to finish tenth in the frosh soph boys' race at Saturday's DFAL Championshps on the Hidden Valley Park course.
Check out complete results of the 2012 DFAL Championships HERE!
October 24, 2012
Boys Sweep Final Regular Season Test; Johnson, Leach Climb HVP All-Time List
Rachel Johnson (15) sat on the shoulder of Acalanes' Annie Margraff through 2.5 miles of the Hidden Valley Park 3 mile course before surging ahead as the tandem approached the bridges leading to the base of Finale Hill. The confident sophomore ran away with the win, gapping the Dons' senior by 16 seconds to finish in 18:29.
Check out complete results of the final DFAL Center Meet HERE!
October 22, 2012
Fun Times in Rainy Weather; Photo Run Marks Start of Final Training Phase
The eleventh week of the 2012 season kicked off with the annual photo scavenger hunt run. Check out the photo album of all the quirky fun HERE!
October 20, 2012
McCullough Crushes Seed Time by 22; Leach Sets 5:17 PR at Annual Time Trial
Her 1600m best during the track and field season was 5:27. On Saturday Brighie Leach (15) destroyed that mark by ten seconds to cross the tape in 5:17.85, leading a healthy serving of personal bests at the 2012 edition of the team time trials.
Check out video and results of the 2012 Team Time Trials HERE!
October 5, 2012
LoPresti Lords over Orienteers, Wins Second Title; Capurro Beats Rookie Boys
With a "spiraling" tactic, Nick LoPresti (13) cruised around the Hidden Valley Park open space, easily winning the veteran boys' division of the annual Orienteering Championships. LoPresti won the rookie division last year.
Check out complete results and video of the 2012 Orienteering Championships HERE!