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Monae Jones wins her first race-Boys win their 3 league meets

It was a joyful day for Crawford Cross Country today October 12th, 2017 at Morley Field. We anticipated a stiff challenge with our return to the Eastern League. Crawford’s previous league, City League, was a comfortable spot where victories would be guaranteed on a weekly basis, but out of a desire for stronger competition, we petitioned to switch to […]

Crawford Ranked 2nd after Clovis Invite in San Diego Section D4

It was a matter of time for the boys team to get ranked in the division.  The time was just right.  Last week 19 boys got to experience a high caliber meet at Woodward Park, in Fresno.  The course is the same course used for the California State Meet.  The rest of the team ran […]

Number UNO

For a Cross Country runner, there is always comfort when a teammate is next to you.  The long arduous hours of summer training, the time spent in a sweaty van with 10 other runners and a coach, the early 5 am fundraising events, computer lab after practice, long 8 hour trips to running camp, and the […]

Crawford XC Runners are tenacious at Mt. Carmel Invite

New shoes on your feet makes your feet happy while running.  The average runner would stop if they lost a shoe mid-race, not our Colts, especially not our captain, Erik Cisneros, who ran an entire mile without the left one!  He leads by example.  “The reason I didn’t stop was because I didn’t want to […]

Bringing Home the Hardware

2016 # of Team Plaques, 1. 2017 # of Team Plaques, 2 and counting.  Upcoming Varsity (JV team) took 2nd out of 10 teams and Varsity took 3rd out of 13 teams. As the two teams representing our Colts lined up in the starting lines on Friday September 9th, new runners from the team observed […]

Nick Hardwick and Community Support Crawford’s XC Teams

Late this summer Susan Marshall from the Crawford Alumni Foundation met coach Venancio at a Fourth of July Celebration at Oak Park.  Coach Venancio explained the need for shoes for our Cross Country Teams and Susan created a GoFundMe account that quickly gained momentum through community members and Crawford alumni. Fox 5 and CBS 8 […]

The Winning Power of Friendships

The day Arturo Sandoval joined the cross-country team, he wasn’t thinking about making friends. “I thought the team would be like school…you see each other, maybe even work together on a group project, but you’re not really friends. But this is different…we are a really close-knit team. We have bonded so well.” Arturo is one […]

13 years later, Men Bring Home League Title

Men A perfect season: it had been too long since the men’s program had accomplished this feat. Every rival since the first meet had seen the blue jerseys in front of them fade away.  A rejuvenated program, bursting with dreams and the hard work to see them come true, lined up in the green grass […]

Crawford Cross Country Continues Winning Streak

Both men and women brought home wins today against Morse and Lincoln. Although the races were handily won, the Colts continued to push themselves to new heights with a myriad of personal bests. On the women’s side, all the girls ran aggressive, fierce races and improved their times. “Ruby is nearing the goal we had […]

Crawford XC 5th at Mt SAC-“Where the world’s best athletes compete.”

This past Friday the Crawford XC team competed in the Mt. SAC Cross Country Invitational.  This meet is the largest meet in the western hemisphere, with races starting every 7 minutes for 24 hours.  Its’ slogan, “Where the world’s best athletes compete,” is well know across the USA. Due to extreme heat during the races, the race directors shortened […]

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