# 10 Fort Collins HS Hill Repeats WOW
Join the ladies of Ft. Collins high school as they hit the hills outside of town. Last year, the Lambskins finished 6th at NXN, this year with Senior Erin Hooker leading the charge, the girls are looking for a big day in Portland. The Workout is individually paced, 2x2.5mile loop, hard up the hills, easy on the flats.
Hill Repeats with #4 American Fork Boys XC
Back to Mountains of Utah for another altitude infested workout with #4 ranked high school boys squad in the US. This is a true high school workout, complete with Ray Bans, long shorts, and bunch of guys just having a good time. Workout: 5x550 hill 1:50/1:40 pace Music: Unless it Kicks - Okkervil River DLZ- TV on the Radio
Jim Obrien Arcadia Upsets For title yes thats a real squirrel 2012 Nike Cross Nationals
Bernie Montoya has a "good" problem going into senior year
Bernie Montoya has the deadly combination of speed and strength. Last spring, he blitzed a 4:01 to win the 2012 adidas Dream Mile and 8:48.25 to to take second at the Arcadia Invitational. He looks to improve on his 12th place finish at NXN and explains his "good" problem going into his senior year.
Katie Knight and the North Central boys talk WA and NXN titles
The North Central boys and Katie Knight pick up right where they left off last season. They've got snacks on snacks and knowledge on knowledge when it comes to cross country. We talk goals for the season, the team environment at North Central, mono, books, and most importantly, enjoying the sunsets...
Senior Erin Hooker leading Fort Collins to greatness
We've all had highs and lows in running. Fort Collins returns their entire top seven from last year and are lead by senior Erin Hooker. From humble beginnings to earning All-American, she genuinely explains her love for running, how to keep motivated, and the team atmosphere at Fort Collins.
Jake Leingang ready for championship season
Jake Leingang is entering his final two xc races of his high school career and could go out in a big way. After finishing 8th at NXN and 4th at Foot Locker in 2011 and running 8:51 in the spring, Leingang comes into the remaining meets as one of the favorites in both races. Jake will also be making the trip to the national championships with his team for the first time in his high school career.
Coach Mostert talks success at American Fork HS
American Fork High School coach Timo Mostert explains that in order to build a successful team, the athletes have to buy into the program. The Cavemen have been top ten at NXN for the last three years and look to continue that streak in 2012.
Brayden McLelland in new role at American Fork HS
For twenty-five years, American Fork High School in Utah didn't have a single state title in any boys' sport. Over the last four years, they have won three cross country titles. Top returner Brayden McLelland has risen to the role of team captain, but it hasn't been easy. McLelland talks about the pressure that comes from leading a top team and dealing with injuries. Both McLelland and American Fork High School have risen through the ranks in the last few years and look to continue their winning tradition.
Trabuco Hills coach Liam Clemons creates a tight knit team
With two California state titles in the last six years, Trabuco Hills is consistently a team in the hunt for championships. How does this southern California squad do it? One key is connection among all teammates. Head coach Liam Clemons establishes leaders among his seniors, and their job is to weave the freshman into the fabric of the team. Trabuco Hills is currently ranked 5th in California's Division 1 (large school).
Utah's American Fork-Davis in-state rivalry
The Utah state meet is coming up, but the intrastate rivalries are not what you think. Coach Timo Mostert at American Fork explains that the friendly competition in Utah is raising the bar for each team's training. Last year, five of the top teams at the NXN Regional were from Utah. Is Utah overlooked?
Does Fort Collins believe they can be the best?
There's a tradition in cross country to not talk about the next step until you've climbed the one in front of you. If Fort Collins High School makes it to NXN, they'll have high aspirations in Portland. Coach Suppres explains the secret to preforming well at NXN and asks what it'll take to win.
Fort Collins tradition of success with Coach Chris Suppes
The air is thin but the work is thick is thick in Ft. Collins, where both the boys and girls XC teams have dominated the award stand. Hear how the Lambskins continually reload and repeat on the state and national stage.
2012 Washington State Meet Highlights
Finish clips from the 2012 Washington State Championship include: 1A Boys - Dillon Quintana
3A Girls - Amy-Eloise Neale (17:03 - State Meet Record)
2A Boys - Patrick Gibson
3A Boys - Joe Hardy
4A Boys - Andrew Gardner
Colorado's Fort Collins and Monarch friendly in-state rivalry
The Colorado team title is intense. Fort Collins won the girls's state title two years in a row, but Monarch won last year. Even though they're each other's main competition, they're close friends. The rivalry isn't traditional, but it does raise the competition in the state. Both Fort Collins and Monarch have learned a lot from their victories and losses and look to grow based on those results.