Valle Vista #1: Covina x 2

The Covina Colts took control as the Valle Vista league opened action today over the 3 mile course at Bonelli Park. Last year, the Covina girls led all year, while the boys event was a literal deadlock – each cluster meet was tie between Ganesha and Baldwin Park, decided by the faster sixth man. This . . . → Read More: Valle Vista #1: Covina x 2

Sierra #1: Glendora Boys Lead, St. Lucy’s Second

The tough Sierra League, featuring area teams Diamond Bar, Damien/St. Lucy’s, and Glendora, began league competition on Tuesday, racing on the 5k course at Bonelli Park in San Dimas. The Tartan boys ran very strongly to win, placing four in the top five and six in the first eleven. St. Lucy’s, running without two top . . . → Read More: Sierra #1: Glendora Boys Lead, St. Lucy’s Second

Week 3: Mendez, Velasco, and Los Altos Tops!

Cross country is a tough sport – no breaks, no time outs to consult with the coaches, with steep and unpredictable surfaces. And in this part of the season – we also get heat. Saturday was blazing hot, but the SGV’s runners overcame the heat to turn in some amazing performances, . . . → Read More: Week 3: Mendez, Velasco, and Los Altos Tops!

Stanford: Mendez and WestCo Girls Tough!

West Covina and Azusa took the long trip north to this prestigious meet which attracts nearly 100 schools from several states. It’s run on the university’s beautiful golf links over a gently rolling 5 kilometer course. As it was throughout the state, it was super-hot, but Jessica Mendez led the . . . → Read More: Stanford: Mendez and WestCo Girls Tough!

Bell-Jeff: Los Altos Wins!

Bassett, Bishop Amat, Duarte, Ganesha, and Los Altos traveled to L.A.’s Griffith Park to run over the hilly 3 mile course. The meet attracted over 70 schools are featured some of the top teams in the State, which now includes the Los Altos boys by virtue of their win in the Div 2 . . . → Read More: Bell-Jeff: Los Altos Wins!

Sunny Hills: Really Hot

Baldwin Park, Charter Oak, Rowland and San Dimas traveled to Fullerton’s Craig Park to take part in this low key meet, contested by 30 teams over a rolling 3 mile course on an increasingly hot day.

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Dana Hills: Bonita Girls Step Up

This is a big, well run meet, and South Orange County usually provides cool weather, but not this year. Almost all of the better performers from the SGV’s Bonita and Diamond Bar came from the early morning races, with the Bearcat girls showing the best. The meet was contested on . . . → Read More: Dana Hills: Bonita Girls Step Up

SGV XC: Week 3 Preview

The San Antonio League was scheduled to kick off the cluster meet season yesterday on the Bonelli Park 3 mile course, but second-hand word says the meet was postponed due to high heat.

This weekend, comparatively fewer ESGV teams will compete and they will be more spread out, heading to Orange County and Northern California . . . → Read More: SGV XC: Week 3 Preview

SGV XC: Week 2

This the first week of an experiment in using the SGV Champs site for SGV Trib Area XC and Track news.

Week 2 of the season saw the Glendora boys and St. Lucy’s girls excell against top competition. The top local performers were Jayson Perez (SR-South El Monte) and Lauren Justus (JR-Glendora). Below, you’ll find . . . → Read More: SGV XC: Week 2

Rosemead: Jayson, Again!

If the Rosemead Invite were a child’s jacket, the tag inside would read, “I belong to Jayson Perez“. The South El Monte senior followed up last year’s dominance of this local meet with a blazing 14:10 effort. Never really pressed and always under control, he scorched the 2.9 mile, mostly flat course. On the girls . . . → Read More: Rosemead: Jayson, Again!

SGV Track & XC

This site is maintained by Bob Ramsey – a SGV T&F athlete (Arroyo ’80), and former coach at Glendora HS and Meet Director of the SGV Champs. Bob is currently Director of Track & Field and Cross Country at Whittier College