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Cross Country Opens at Memphis Twilight

As the bad weather clears the Memphis area, the atmosphere is set for a great season opener. The Homewood High School Cross Country teams have been working hard and are excited to begin testing their fitness against some outside competition. That being said, competition is what they will get. With 134 high school teams from […]

Will Stone Wins Gatorade Player of the Year

Will Stone joins Lainey Phelps as Alabama’s Gatorade Player of the Year. Following an impressive freshman year, Will continued his success with incredible consistency. Opening the season with a 15:55 5K in Memphis, TN through bringing home the 6A State Championship individual title, Will posted a personal record of 15:40 and added several first place […]

Phelps wins Gatorade Player of the Year

As Lainey Phelps focuses on completing an impressive Indoor Track and Field season, she receives accolades from her success in cross country. Gatorade Player of the Year announced today (press release) that Lainey is Alabama’s Girls Cross Country recipient. She joins Kiara Williams as the second Homewood Track & Field/Cross Country athlete to be honored […]

Homewood Cross Country Teams Take State

It was an exciting day for the Homewood High School Cross Country Program on Saturday. Both the boys and the girls claimed the AHSAA 6A State Championship titles. The boys were able to extend their winning streak to 5 straight championships, while the girls are just now beginning their streak with their first State Championship […]

XC Qualifies for State

Both the boys and girls cross country teams come off of a strong October, pass through Sectionals easily, and look forward to a promising State Meet on Saturday. The boys are looking to defend their fifth consecutive State Championship, while the girls look to start a streak this year. Leading up to this final race, […]

Memphis Twilight

The boys and girls cross country teams both opened up with impressive starts. The girls cross country team, led by freshman Lainey Phelps, had their strongest start in school history. In her very first meet of the season, Lainey managed to drop the school record from 19:12 to 18:47, finishing 7th overall. Just behind her, […]

XC Opens at Memphis Twilight

The Cross Country Teams are excited to be opening up this weekend at the Memphis Twilight Invitational. It has been two years since the teams competed at Memphis, and this year promises more competition than ever before. With teams from Arkansas, Alabama, Mississippi, Tennessee, Texas, Missouri, Georgia, and Kentucky all registered to attend, both Homewood’s […]

XC Boys Make It 4!

On Saturday, November 14th, the Homewood High School Boys Cross Country team won their 4th straight State Championship. In a decisive manner, placing 4 boys in the top 10 with a 5th runner in the top 20, the Patriots scored only 32 points ahead of Opelika’s 60 points. Despite a great season from these most […]

Cross Country Teams Sweep Sectionals

Congratulations to both the Girls and Boys Cross Country teams. Both teams won the 2015 6A Section 3 meet. The girls did so with a perfect score (15 pts), taking the 1-5 places. 7th grader Victoria Thompson won the meet with a time of 21:39. She was followed closely by Caroline Smith (21:50), Audrey Nabors […]

Cross Country Post-Season

As with other fall sports, Homewood High School Boys and Girls Cross Country teams are entering the post-season. Every race up to this point has had one goal: Improve. The task for each individual has been to continue the process of improving fitness, improving mental toughness, and improvement with racing. The time for improvement is […]

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