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Cross Country


Around 100 runners join the Lynx Cross Country Teams each year. The Varsity, JV and Middle School teams officially start practice in August, and compete through mid-October. Each year, the Lynx XC program brings home individual medals and team trophies, thanks to hard-working athletes, excellent coaches, and a supportive team. 

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  • Head Coach - Tony Thoreson,
  • Assistant Coach - Mike Putnam,
  • Assistant Coach - Natasha Presler,
  • Assistant/MS Coach - Dan Murtha, 




The Lynx XC teams are 123 strong this year, up from 80 last year!

Congratulations to both Boys and Girls Varsity teams for winning the Pasley Park meet, and to Mia and Mikah for finishing 1st! 

Congratulations to the runners on a successful Augie Twilight meet! Girls Varsity - 1st/34; Boys Varsity - 7th/35; Girls JV - 13/35; Boys JV - 6/34: Mia took 3rd out of 334 and Mikah 9th out of 422. Great running, BV!!

Awesome job, #LynxXC, at the Lynx Invite! Boys Varsity - 1st; Girls Varsity - 1st; Boys JV - 1st; Girls JV - 1st; Boys MS - 1st; Girls MS - 1st. Mikah, Mia, Elias, Jasa and Samuel won. Super!!

Great job at the Huron Invitational! Girls Varsity - 1st; Boys Varsity- 3rd; Girls and Boys JV - 1st. Ellie - 1st in JV; Mikah - 2nd in Varsity; Addison - 3rd in Varsity. Way to RUN!!

A banner day for #LynxXC at the Roy Griak Invitational! Boys earned 2nd of 38 in Maroon division; Girls won 3rd of 40 in Championship division! Mikah ran to a 2nd place finish out of more than 340 runners and Paul finished on the podium as well with 10th. Addison led the girls with 19th place. EVERYONE raced a stellar race. Outstanding, BV!!

Champions! Super job to the Brandon Valley #LynxXC teams in Watertown on not one, not two but THREE FIRST PLACE TEAM FINISHES! Girls Varsity, Boys Varsity and Boys JV all won first! Girls JV had a great run to finish 4th. Leading individual results: Mia - 1st (Girls V); Mikah - 3rd (Boys Varsity); Ethan - 2nd (Boys JV). Amazing!!

Great job at ESD! Girls Varsity - 1st; Boys Varsity - 4th. Mia - 1st; Mikah - 2nd. Lots of PRs!  Boys JV - 1st; Girls JV - 4th; Ethan earned 2nd! WOW!!

Terrific job at Metro, #LynxXC! Girls Varsity - 1st; Mikah - 1st; Mia - 2. LOTS of PRs!

State AA Champions, TWO Team podium finishes, and 8 Lynx in the top 25! CONGRATULATIONS, #LynxXC, on a spectacular finish to a sensational season. Girls are State AA Champions and Boys finished 6th. Top 25 results: Mia- 3; Mikah- 4; Sarah- 6; Lillian- 11; Addie- 12; Ellie- 20; Emma- 21. THANK YOU to all the fans and the band for sending them off in style then coming to the meet to cheer them on. Amazing, #LynxXC!!!