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Skyline grad Erica Wendt Richardson shares her return to competitive running with her family

By • Jul 19th, 2015 • Category: Cross Country, Features, Lead Story, News, Track

OSGOOD—If walls could talk, Erica Wendt Richardson’s childhood home would have plenty to share about a woman who went from a Division I recruit to a sponsored national champion runner. The Osgood house where her career began two decades ago intertwines past and present, perhaps more so since she and her husband, Tim, bought the [...]

Blackfoot’s Cannon adds to milestone year, signs to run at BYU

By • May 30th, 2015 • Category: Cross Country, News, Recruiting, Track

BLACKFOOT — Rachel Cannon added another accolade to her historic senior year at Blackfoot High School by making a longtime dream come true Friday. Smiling and sporting BYU blue, the three-time 4A state track gold medalist signed with BYU cross-country and track and field in Blackfoot’s gym in the presence of Blackfoot head coach Heidi [...]

The Post Register’s Best of 2014 in sports

By • Jan 1st, 2015 • Category: Boys basketball, Boys soccer, Cross Country, Football, Girls basketball, Girls soccer, Lead Story, News, rodeo, Tennis, Track, Volleyball, Wrestling

By MARLOWE HEREFORD, VICTOR FLORES AND JEFF PINKHAM Here’s a look at the stories that stood out to the Post Register sports staff this year. 1. Jenson makes U.S. Olympic team Jessika Jenson’s biggest dream came true in January when she was named to the 2014 U.S. Olympic team after years of [...]

2014 Girls XC Runner of the Year: Ashlyn Dyer, Idaho Falls

By • Nov 29th, 2014 • Category: Cross Country, Lead Story, News

Spectators needed to look no further than the lead pack to spot Idaho Falls High School junior Ashlyn Dyer at any varsity cross-country girls race the Tigers competed in this fall. If she wasn’t in front, she was near the front. Eyes forward and blazing her way down the course in bright colored shoes. The [...]

2014 Boys XC Runner of the Year: Austin Stewart, Shelley

By • Nov 29th, 2014 • Category: Cross Country, News

Shelley High School junior Austin Stewart entered the 2014 season as defending 3A boys state cross-country champion, but he didn’t want to stop there. After ending his sophomore track season with state titles in the 1,600 and 3,200, Stewart went right to work for cross-country. He ran twice a day every day throughout the summer, [...]

2014 Cross-Country Coach of the Year

By • Nov 29th, 2014 • Category: Cross Country, News

Ryan Campbell, Shelley The Shelley High School cross-country team burst onto the scene in 2013 with a program-first boys team state championship and program-best girls team state runner-up finish. The Russets surprised even themselves with the 1-2 finish. A year and a sweep of the 3A team and individual state championships later, the Russets added [...]

2014 All-Area Cross-Country Team

By • Nov 29th, 2014 • Category: Cross Country, News

First team girls Rachel Cannon Blackfoot, senior Cannon wrapped up her final high school season as one of Idaho’s fastest 4A runners. She won five meets, claimed her third consecutive district title and won her third state medal with a career-best second overall finish at the 4A state meet in 19:11.71. Klarissa Andersen Shelley, junior [...]

Shelley sweeps 3A state team, individual XC titles

By • Nov 2nd, 2014 • Category: Cross Country, News

EAGLE — The Shelley High School girls cross-country team got a glimpse of a state championship last season when they took second and their male teammates won the program’s first state title at Freeman Park. On Saturday at a cold, wet Eagle Island State Park, there was no wiping the warmhearted smiles from their faces [...]

Going out with a bang: A handful of local 5A, 4A runners end season with state XC medals

By • Nov 2nd, 2014 • Category: Cross Country, News

EAGLE — Upon seeing his time for his last high school cross-country race, Hillcrest High School senior Will Eddy did two fist pumps and came to a stop in elation. The time he saw on the clock at the finish of Saturday’s 5A state cross-country championships at a soggy Eagle Island State Park was 15 [...]

State XC preview: Medals, trophies and history on the line for local runners

By • Nov 1st, 2014 • Category: Cross Country, News

The weekend local runners have been training for since summer workouts is finally here. Eagle Island State Park, the site of a national caliber Bob Firman Invitational in September and the Nike Cross Regional Northwest meet Nov. 15, is the venue for today’s state cross-country championships. Team trophies, individual medals and personal best times are [...]