Tom Fort, long time Delaware Track Club member, track official, and ambassador to our sport, dies August 10th. Obituary

Cross Country  2017

New Cross Country All State Selection Criteria:
  • Top 5 (Combined Results), Times at DIAA State Meet - Automatic First Team All State
  • Top 6 - 10 Times at DIAA State Meet - 2nd Team All State or Better
  • Top 11 - 18 Times at DIAA State Meet - 3rd Team All State or Better
  • 3 Wild Card Selections

September 15 - 16
Ben Bloser Bulldog Cross Country Invite, Newville, PA. (Caesar Rodney)
Caesar Rodney Finishes 4th out of 33 teams on the hilly, PA course.

Oatlands Invitational, Oatlands Plantation Leesburg, Va. (Salesianum)
Salesianum Finishes 3rd in a Field of 74 Teams Led by Junior, Michael Keehan's/16:20 10th Place Finish! 
Michael Keehan & Sean Banko.
Photo courtesy of Lee Kauffman.

White Clay Creek Classic, White Clay Creek
Padua Girls/Severna Park (Md) Boys Take Team Titles!
Charter Sophomore Andrew Avila Ties the Course Record for his Class!
Junior Class Start.

With Nearly 1000 finishers, and a warm temperature, local runners faired well in the co-ed, by class, format of this popular meet.
Ursuline Freshmen Alaina McGonigle and Emily Rzucidlo go 1-2.

Ezekiel Dawkins nears the finish line.

Alaina McGonigle/20:55, of Ursuline, and Ezekiel Dawkins/17:55, of Newark, were the Freshmen Class champions.
Charter's Maya Bordrick (far right), navigates the field early on.

Charter's Andrew Avila with the early lead.

Charter swept the Sophomore Class race - Maya Bordrick/20:22 and Andrew Avila/16:19. Avila ran the fastest time of the day for the boys.
Padua's Elizabeth Bader nears the finish.

Padua's Elizabeth Bader/19:54 and Bohemia Manor's Alex Longeway/16:53 were the Junior winners.
Padua's Lydia Olivere works her way up.

Newark Charter's Bryan Delle Donne in the home stretch.

Seniors Lydia Olivere/18:29, of Padua, and Bryan Delle Donne/16:40, of Newark Charter won their class. Olivere ran the fastest time of the day for the girls.

Photos courtesy of Blue Hen Photography.

September 9
Lake Forest Invitational, Killens Pond
Wilmington Friends' Junior, Connor Nisbet, Clocks #11 All Time to Win the Varsity B Race in 16:01!
Smyrna's Naomi Bowser Runs the Fastest Time of the Day for the Girls to Win the Varsity A Race in 19:18!

Cherokee Classic (BHS, Concord, Sallies, St. Mark's, Tatnall, Ursuline)
Salesianum Wins the Boys' Championship in the New Jersey, Early Season 2 Mile Event by Class.
Delaware swept the Junior Class races. Salesianum's Michael Keehan crossed the line in 9:47. Tatnall's Keelin Hays was the winner in the girls race running 11:09.

Quad XC, Fairmont Park, Philadelphia, PA (Padua)
Padua Girls (Elizabeth Bader, Anna Cleary, Katie Hally, & Alicia Lenoir), Finish First in the Relay Format Meet!

Maryland Track & Trail, Fair Hill, MD (Polytech)