Conley’s master plan intact

Newly crowned 10,000-meter national champion Kim Conley leaves for the European track circuit on Sunday. Read Article →

College recruiting realities

Montgomery forum Wednesday. Topics include: The school picks you; athletes must market themselves; find funding beyond the athletic scholarship. Read Article →

All-Empire girls cross-country: No teammates, no matter for Erin Thomas

Mendocino's Thomas stole the spotlight as a one-person team. Read Article →

North Central League II all-league girls cross country, 2013

All-league teams are selected by coaches Read Article →

North Central League I all-league girls cross country, 2013

All-league teams are selected by coaches Read Article →

Sonoma County League all-league girls cross country, 2013

All-league teams are selected by coaches Read Article →

North Bay League all-league girls cross country, 2013

All-league teams are selected by coaches Read Article →

Empire runners finish strong in college cross country

College cross country 2013 season highlights Read Article →

PD Preps Insider: Redwood Classic enters 56th year

The Redwood Classic in Boonville is one of the oldest and largest small-school tournaments in California. Read Article →

CIF state cross country: Piner’s Reyes 11th at state final race

Anderson’s 14th-place finish leads Maria Carrillo boys team to 13th place in team standings Read Article →

Cross country: Empire athletes ready to compete with the state’s best in Fresno

Empire schools will be sending 44 runners, including Maria Carrillo's Ryan Anderson and Santa Rosa's Delaney White among others, to race in the state championships in Fresno. Read Article →

SRJC cross country teams enjoy breakthrough season

Both the men and women qualified for the California Community College Athletic Association championships for the first time since 1997. Read Article →

NCS cross country: Maria Carrillo sweeps Division 2

By PHIL BARBER THE PRESS DEMOCRAT HAYWARD — The coaches of the Maria Carrillo and Casa Grande cross country teams were hoping their kids could pull off a rare feat at the North Coast Section Meet of Champions — a one-two finish for the North Bay League in both boys and girls divisions. They came […] Read Article →

NCS cross country: Pumas’ boys, girls back on sure footing

Maria Carrillo's defending champions can look forward to drier course than last year’s muddy event. Read Article →

SCL cross country: Foster, Kramer capture individual titles

By HOWARD SENZELL FOR THE PRESS DEMOCRAT Analy’s Molly Foster and Petaluma’s Casey Kramer were the individual stars of Saturday’s Sonoma County League cross country championships at Spring Lake while Piner swept both team titles. Foster’s win in the girls race was expected, but Kramer’s victory in the boys division was a surprise. Piner’s Efren […] Read Article →

SRJC cross country teams finish second at NorCals

THE PRESS DEMOCRAT Both the men’s and women’s SRJC cross country teams finished second at the NorCal Regional Championship at Folsom State Recreation Area on Saturday. Cristian Nezarak led the men with a 7th place finish, finishing in 20 minutes, 37 seconds. Jamie Silva was 10th at 20:51, Jesse Fenn 15th with a run of […] Read Article →

NBL cross country: Carrillo still rules, but Casa closing gap

Santa Rosa soph Delaney White, Pumas’ Ryan Anderson repeat as conference champions. Read Article →

Girls cross country: Santa Rosa sophomore looks to defend NBL crown

Delaney White is excited to defend her title at Friday's NBL Championships. Read Article →

PD Preps Insider: Time for the postseason

Fall prep playoffs are coming with the calendar turning to November. North Coast Section seeding meetings at the NCS offices in San Ramon will determine qualifying teams and rank them for playoff brackets. First are the soccer playoffs with large and small school girls and three boys divisions. The NCS seeding meeting is Sunday. Then […] Read Article →

Sonoma State cross-country runners to host meet at Spring Lake

Teams from across Northern California will run the Sonoma State Invitational this Saturday. Read Article →

Cross country preview: Invitational kicks off season

Cross country kicks off the 2013 season for Redwood Empire high schools on Friday Read Article →

Rancho Cotate launches concussion program

Rancho Cotate High School in Rohnert Park on Saturday launched what backers are calling the most comprehensive concussion awareness program among high school athletic programs in Sonoma County. Read Article →

All-Empire Girls Cross Country Team

FIrst, second and third teams, comprised of players from Analy, Casa Grande, Windsor, Maria Carrillo, Mendocino, Santa Rosa, Sonoma Valley, Sonoma Academy, Piner and Petaluma Read Article →

All-Empire Girls Cross Country Runner of the Year: Moffett hit stride in senior year

“I just really wanted to finish strong, just leave it all out there,” Moffett said. “The season was very rewarding.” Read Article →

Empire roundup: Lake Sonoma ultramarathon set for April 13

The sixth annual Lake Sonoma 50-Mile Endurance Run starts at 6:30 a.m. April 13. In addition to the 50 miles of running, the course includes 10,000 feet of climbing. Read Article →

Sonoma County League all-league girls cross country, 2012

The top 10 girls runners from the Sonoma County League. Read Article →

Kenwood Footrace results

Valencia’s Jeffrey Jackson posted a time of 32:45.2 to win the 10K main event in the 40th annual Kenwood Footrace. Read Article →

Padecky: How to turn college recruiting upside down

Everyone says they want to know the reality of college sports. And then someone like Josh Sterling speaks. Eyes and mouths open wide and the romance is gone. Read Article →

Byers Opens Track Season With Record Run

Posted By Press Democrat Staff Writer Michael Coit: Following a fine cross country campaign, Reesey Byers has started strong in track for Sacramento State in just his first year out of Santa Rosa High. In his first 5,000 meter race of the season, Byers shattered the Sacramento State school record that stood for 40 years. […] Read Article →

Nacouzi at XC championships in Spain

Montgomery High senior Julie Nacouzi was the fourth and final scoring runner for Team USA, drifting back in the field after a nagging right calf injury flared in the later stages of the 6-kilometer race dominated by the Ethopian and Kenyan teams. Read Article →