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West Valley High School runner Skylar Ovnicek warms up for training laps at Plantes Ferry Park in Spokane Valley on Tuesday. (Jesse Tinsley)

Eagles’s lead runner Skylar Ovnicek keeps eye on districts

SR Story | There are only a few miles left in Skylar Ovnicek’s high school cross country career, and the West Valley senior is ready for them. More importantly, he’s ready to share them. West Valley clinched the boys Great Northern League cross country regular season championship last …

Latest Meet capsules

3A District I
At Spirit Lake, Timberlake’s boys and girls teams placed first …
5A Region I
At Sandpoint, Lake City’s boys team and Coeur d’Alene’s girls …
4A Region I
At Sandpoint, Sandpoint’s boys and girls team placed first in …
Deer Park/Medical Lake
At Deer Park, Medical Lake’s boys and girls teams swept …
Lakeside (WA)/Riverside
At Riverside, the Rams’ boys team won their meet against …
Mt. Spokane Shadle University, North Central
At Siemers Farm at Greenbluff, North Central’s boys team swept …
Gonzaga Prep, Central Valley
At Finch Arboretum, Central Valley’s boys and girls teams swept …
Mead Rogers Lewis and Clark, Ferris
At Mead, the Panthers’ boys team swept Rogers, Ferris, and …
Cheney/Pullman
Host Pullman swept a dual meet against Cheney on Wednesday. …
Clarkston/East Valley
At East Valley, the Knights’ boys and girls teams won …
Riverside/Chewelah/Deer Park
At Riverside, the Rams’ girls team swept Deer Park and …
Medical Lake/Newport/Lakeside (WA)
Dominic Rehm led a strong Medical Lake contingent as the …
Central Valley Shadle, Lewis and Clark
At Central Valley, the Bears’ boys and girls cross-county teams …
North Central, Ferris
North Central’s boys team defeated Ferris 20-41 and Ferris’s girl …
Gonzaga Prep Mt. Spokane, Rogers
Mt. Spokane had a strong day as both the girls …
University, Mead
At Liberty Lake, the University boys and Mead girls picked …
Freeman
Palmer Morehouse and Tati Foster both carried their teams to …
Wellpinit/Northwest Christian/Springdale
Shania Graham won by nearly two minutes as Republic picked …
Davenport/Reardan/St. George’s/Colfax/Kettle Falls/Colton/Wilbur-Creston
On a blustery and rainy day, St. George’s Mason Vanos …
Richland Invitational
In Division I Boys, North Central’s Tanner Anderson won with …

Oct. 24

Roundup: Coeur d’Alene girls dominate regional cross country

SR Story | Led by senior Josie Brown, the two-time defending 5A champion Coeur d’Alene girls earned a return trip to state with a dominating win Thursday at the 5A Region I cross country meet in Sandpoint. The Vikings finished with 16 team points. Lewiston (55) was second, …

Oct. 23

North Central wins GSL cross-country crown

SR Story | The long-awaited showdown between two of the top runners in the nation was put on hold again Wednesday. North Central, the eight-time defending State 3A boys champion, lined up without defending individual state champ Tanner Anderson with the Greater Spokane League championship up for grabs.

Oct. 16

Oct. 9

CV girls soccer continues upward trend with win over LC

SR Story | Finally, the Central Valley girls soccer players can relax – a little. Battling through an opening-day loss, some key injuries and a challenging schedule, the Bears finally got to exhale Wednesday afternoon after a 3-1 win over Lewis and Clark at Hart Field.

Oct. 5

Prep roundup: Coeur d’Alene girls, boys win Can-Am cross country

SR Story | The Coeur d’Alene girls and boys cross country teams won titles Saturday at the Can-Am Invitational in Kettle Falls. West Valley, however, had the top male and female finishers. The Eagles’ Skylar Ovnicek won the boys race after completing the 5,000-meter course in 16 minutes, …

Oct. 2

Trio works wonders for U-Hi boys cross country

SR Story | Enough of this Three Musketeers “all for one, one for all” stuff. “We hang in for the first 2 miles and in the last mile it’s every man for himself,” University cross country runner Patrick Miranne said, talking strategy about the three-runner cluster that has …

Sept. 28

Northwest cross country finds success in Stanford

SR Story | Local runners represented the Inland Northwest well on Saturday afternoon at the Stanford Invitational in Stanford, California. The Washington State men claimed the team title, WSU’s Abby Regan won the women’s race and Mt. Spokane senior John Dressel won the boys prep race.

Sept. 25

Sept. 18

Sept. 14

NC boys, CV girls finish in second

SR Story | For area cross country teams, it wasn’t where they started Saturday; it’s where they finish in early November that will count most. What Spokane teams, for example, can learn from the highly competitive Tracy Walters Invitational is they’re right where they want to be but …

Sept. 11

High school cross country preview

SR Story | GSL boys North Central is chasing a ninth straight State 3A championship – a feat that would tie the consecutive mark set by Mead under former coach Pat Tyson. NC returns state champion Tanner Anderson, Justin Janke (14th) and Andrew Vandine (17th). Coach Jon Knight …

May 17

McCall Skay runs May 1 during a meet with Cheney at West Valley High School.

WV’s Skay sets sights on state track berth

SR Story | There’s no gentle way to put this: West Valley distance runner McCall Skay was poached by a husband-and-wife team. Now in her third season leading the Eagles in both cross country and in the distance events in track, the junior started out with a love …

Feb. 16

Dressel 4th in nation

SR Story | Mt. Spokane junior John Dressel finished fourth in the junior men’s race Saturday at the USA Cross Country Championships at Flatirons Golf Course in Boulder, Colo. Dressel finished the 8,000-meter course in 25 minutes, 45 seconds – the first high school runner to cross.