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2 years ago best NM 800m ever?
@cbarnard yes the results from this past weekends meet in Gallup with 4 kids between 1:52 and 1:5...
2 years ago Coaching advice needed
both the above seem to guide you along the right path. I'd start by trying to get in to see a do...
2 years ago NXN SW Team/Club rules or limitations.
BK, To add in - - - if you've never gone to NXR - - - You will find that participating at NXR...
2 years ago NM Wind Aided Times
As a long time coach in New Mexico I cannot agree more. Some of the ways we do things in this st...
3 years ago Alpha Invitational 2016
It appears like most of the distance times are reported to the nearest whole number. Anyone know...
3 years ago NXR-SW Small-School Championship Discussion Thread
From Jeff Guy of NXR SW: For the Championship Race we will award the top 10 Teams. Open R...
3 years ago NXR-SW Small-School Championship Discussion Thread
After being included in a brief e-mail conversation with NXR SW meet director Jeff Guy the team o...
3 years ago NXR-SW Small-School Championship Discussion Thread
@CoachVersaw Great idea and I'm glad it is going to take flight. One Q - Is the likely scenari...
4 years ago Pretty Amazing
@CoachVersaw Just dreaming but a good track stadium wish list- The track itself- jumping pits...
4 years ago Pretty Amazing
With the above post, I wish for each of you the old Irish Blessing- May the road rise up to m...
4 years ago Pretty Amazing
7 years ago we had to move our runways from the infield to the "D-zones" in order to: 1) get the ...
4 years ago Article Comment: A New Window on Small-School Cross Country in the Southwest Region
It'll be cool to see how teams stack up - 1) in each particular state, and 2) in the region.
4 years ago Article Comment: Uphill both ways: NM NXR-SW Review
"The Southwest Region has improved immensely in the last few years..." YES no doubt. Looking bac...
4 years ago Article Comment: NXR-SW start lists (includes race assignments)
It looks like Aaron Valenzuela of Belen, NM elected to run on an mixed school squad (Hawks Runni...
4 years ago Article Comment: Meet Preview: Metro Championships
I love the tool called "Virtual Meet" but it really gives us a false sense of ability. No way th...
4 years ago Updated TIME schedule for TWILIGHT!!!
Is there a meet preview article someplace? az.milesplit. a local newspaper, another track / XC w...
4 years ago Article Comment: Meet Preview: Albuquerque Academy Invite
Bold print - Running a Virtual Meet with the field shows a very Liberty Bell Invite bias (even us...
4 years ago Article Comment: Future Stars of XC - Boys Standouts at Season Start
Add in Lesansee-10, Jordan of Abq. Academy to paragraph 4 of your review. 15.36.5 at Liberty Bel...
4 years ago Article Comment: UNM Lobo meet set to kick New Mexico season into high gear
I agree with lobomart in that we all need to give Alan V a huge thank you for all he's done for o...
4 years ago Article Comment: New Mexico's 20 Fastest Returning Runners - Boys Edition
It looks to me like there are a couple of course that at the minimum are; 1) flat and fast or mor...
4 years ago Article Comment: So, who really won the Cheyenne Mountain Stampede boys?
Nice job to Durango. I remember facing a tough, tough, nationally ranked Durango team in 1999 at...
4 years ago Article Comment: Top 25 Fastest Returning Girls XC Teams in NXN Southwest Region
Is it just on my iPad or are the scores from each team coming out funky here? Example, it shows m...
4 years ago Article Comment: Three ways of seeing 6A girls cross country, 2014
Notes on 6A girls (and maybe Sal, Nick or others can add in their thoughts): 1) Eldo girls ten...
5 years ago Article Comment: How well do you know the rules we compete by?
thanks for the update. #5 did not take the time to read tyne question properly. The rest I f...
5 years ago Article Comment: How well do you know the rules we compete by?
Let me give it a try with no looking stuff up 1- 20 meterts 2- 39" 3- 33" 4- maybe 8 meters ...
5 years ago Article Comment: Turning a new page
Thanks for all the time you've given the kids in the field of educations. Also, I think most wil...
5 years ago Article Comment: Photo story: taking the plunge at Great Southwest
yes, great job to all. trust me, it is not an easy event.
5 years ago Article Comment: Photo story: taking the plunge at Great Southwest
1) keep center of mass low, don't stand up on the barrier. 2) push off with your spike plate on ...
5 years ago Article Comment: New Mexico State Meet in review
Jeff, By no means was I stating that your team is the beneficiary of a flawed system. You certai...
5 years ago Article Comment: New Mexico State Meet in review
Every time there has been proposed changes on items like these (events offered, schedule, scoring...
5 years ago Article Comment: New Mexico 3A/4A/5A state meet previews
In hindsight - what an amazing preview. The stories to be told in this article almost exactly mi...
5 years ago Article Comment: Throwing an idea into your sector
Sounds like you are hammering out a location, or discus - ing the possibilities. Cool that you ...
5 years ago Article Comment: Throwing an idea into your sector
You all would know better than I about IF there is a common or most common graduation date in CO....
5 years ago Article Comment: NXR-SW moving to a new venue
As much as I like Toka Sticks, this sound like a win for all; more parking at a facility that is ...
5 years ago Article Comment: Throwing an idea into your sector
How about making it open to out of state competition? Another suggestion, sections by grade. Of...
5 years ago Article Comment: Big performances highlight Rio Rancho meet
The picture on this page is so cool!
5 years ago valencia invite
Tell me how every kid ran a time that was measured to the 0.01 of a second and each of the foll...
5 years ago Article Comment: Previewing the New Mexico Open
I can't think of a better way to spend a Saturday evening than watching some young kids try thier...
5 years ago Article Comment: Talking shop with David Nunez
@nekochris yes, Coach Nunez is one of the true gems of our state.
5 years ago Article Comment: At home a long way from home: Jeff Engbers
Great series thus far. I'd look forward to learning more about the outstanding coaches from arou...
5 years ago Article Comment: It's a wonderful life!
Sal, my reference is simply that we (NM) have not been as successful recently as we had in the pa...
5 years ago Article Comment: What does the future hold for NXR-SW?
While you are throwing out ideas relative to the Open Races how about? 1 open race for small sc...
5 years ago NXN Uniforms (Coaches Only)
Very cool! Likely not my choice for an order outfitting a group of 100 kids for the next 4 years ...
5 years ago Article Comment: A history of New Mexico at NXN
2009 - Julia Foster, Albuquerque XC, 12th overall at 18:07.6 and your intro says Colorado instead...
5 years ago Article Comment: NM 5A Girls in 2014
AA will also return Abigail Hunter from student exchange (France) 19:14 at NXR in 2012.
5 years ago Article Comment: New Mexico NXR-SW Summary
We (NM) have to get better in order to compete well at the regional level. Kids, teams, & coache...
5 years ago Article Comment: There and back again, a coach's musings
Okay Timo, without looking it up let me see AA boys 1st, 1st, 2nd, 4th, 9th, 22nd, and now 7th. ...
5 years ago Article Comment: Nike Cross Southwest Regionals - Championship Race Box Assignments
Some quick math, 230 girls scheduled to race in the championship section. Last fall 214 girls fi...
5 years ago Article Comment: A history of New Mexico at NXR-SW
Bold print Clara Milne. She did participate at NXN in 2008, if I remember correctly she finishe...
5 years ago Article Comment: Southwest Rankings, October 30
Congrats to American Fork laides and Broomfield fellas for moving into the top-10 fir the 1st tim...