Todd competes at chilly state meet Nov 07, 2014

Unicoi County High School freshman Megan Todd capped off the cross country season in Erwin with an 80th place finish out of 181 runners in the annual TSSAA Class A/AA state championships held at Percy Warner Steeplechase Course on Saturday, Nov. 1, in Nashville. “The weather was horrendous,” head coach Gary Howard said. “On the way down, my car had it around 37 degrees with the windchill near seven or eight, and that’s not exactly ideal for a 10 a.m. race but everyone else had to run it, too.   Erwin Record Online Newspaper Serving Erwin and Unicoi County Tennessee (via

Blazers capture cross country state championship in Nashville Nov 07, 2014

The third time was indeed the charm for the Daniel Boone cross country team at Percy Warner Park on Nov. 1 in Nashville, where the Blazers captured the 2014 AAA boys cross country championship following back-to-back second place finishes over the last two seasons.  Herald and Tribune Online Newspaper Jonesborough Tennessee (via

East boys 4th, girls 8th at TSSAA meet Nov 05, 2014

Region 1-A/AA boys team champion Sullivan East added another accolade Saturday to a season full of them as the Patriots placed fourth at the Tennessee Secondary School Athletic Association Class A/AA state meet at the Percy Warner Park Steeplechase Course in Nashville, Tennessee. (via

McCallie's Carmack wins state II-AA race Nov 05, 2014

NASHVILLE — Dylan Carmack raced to McCallie's first-ever individual state cross country championship Saturday at the TSSAA Division II-AA meet at Percy Warner Park. (via

Local Athletes Run At State Cross Country Championships Nov 05, 2014

Local Athletes Run At State Cross Country Championships Several local prep runners traveled to Nashville over the weekend to compete in the TSSAA Class A/AA Girls' Cross Country State Championships at the Percey Warner Park Steeplechase Course. Greenevi (via The Greeneville Sun)

Titles and Medals Return from State Championships Nov 04, 2014

Knoxville's finest headed to Percy Warner Park in Nashville to take part in the Tennessee State Cross Country Championships. With many highly ranked athletes across 3 divisions, the day would prove to be an exciting one.  Knoxville Youth Athletics (via

PARIS TN: Winders runs sixth at state meet Nov 04, 2014

Cold temperatures and high winds challenged the competitors at the Tennessee Secondary School Athletic Association Cross-Country championship race Saturday in Nashville. (via

Ensworth’s Sloan finally wins cross country title Nov 03, 2014

There was only one place Ensworth’s Emma Sloan could finish at Saturday’s state high school cross country championships. After placing fourth, third and second her first three years at the Division II-AA girls meet at Percy Warner Park’s Steeplechase Course, Sloan left little doubt with a 26-second victory in her final appearance.(via

Local runners compete in high school state meet Nov 03, 2014

NASHVILLE – West Tennessee may not have brought home any TSSAA cross country team or individual state championships, but those who competed and finished well were pleased with their efforts. (via

Boys, girls cross country teams run tough at state championship Nov 03, 2014

The Oak Ridge High School boys and girls cross country teams, both coming off fantastic first-place finishes at regionals in late October, competed in the state championship 5k run in Nashville on Saturday. The boys team finished third, and the girls finished ninth. (via Oak Ridge Today)

Central Magnet’s Cuneo wins state title as freshman Nov 03, 2014

NASHVILLE – Make it three in a row for Taylor Cuneo. The Central Magnet freshman made good on her status as the favorite in Saturday’s TSSAA cross country championships at Percy Warner Park’s Steeplechase Course by winning the girls’ Class A/AA race. (via

Montgomery Central, RHS runners compete at state Nov 03, 2014

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – The cross country season came to a close as Montgomery Central’s boys and Rossview’s girls competed as a team in its classifications during the TSSAA State Cross Country Championships Saturday at the Steeplechase at Percy Warner Park in Nashville. (via

Daniel Boone claims third cross country state title Nov 03, 2014

Daniel Boone senior Adam Barnard blistered the field at the TSSAA Class AAA state cross country meet at Nashville's Percy Warner Park on Saturday. But, his winning run of 15:43 was secondary to leading the Trailblazers program to a third state championshi (via Johnson City Press)

TKA'S Niamh Schumacher finishes third at state cross country Nov 02, 2014

It’s the kind of jump that will raise an eyebrow. On the same course as last week’s regionals, The King’s Academy’s Niamh Schumacher cut 16 seconds off her time to finish third in the Tennessee Secondary School Athletic Association’s Division II-A girls cross country championships. “Oh man, that was incredible,” said Lions coach Jeff Ayers. “She shaved that (time) off. That was awesome. ... It just shows a lot of hard work and dedication paid off there. When you put that much into it, even if it’s a few seconds, that’s great. Sixteen seconds, that’s really good from one week.”Staff Reports (via

Best of the Best Nov 01, 2014

Preliminary photos of top runners in each division. Separate albums to follow.