Cross Country Runs Arizona

By Catherine Liggett Boys’ cross country packed their racing shoes and sandals in anticipation of balmy temperatures for the Nike Cross Regionals – Southwest in Gilbert, Ariz.  Unfortunately, sweatpants replaced sandals with the uncooperative weather consisting of low 50s and buckets upon buckets of rain. The team lineup included freshman Scott Johnson, sophomore Josh Miller, junior Zach Wood, junior Brayden Quinn, junior Dillon DeSalvo, and senior Zach Goering.  The boys left for the meet early Friday morning, Nov. 22, and returned that Sunday, Nov. 24, a day after the competition. Despite the end of the cross country season four weeks … Continue reading Cross Country Runs Arizona

Liggett to Compete in State Cross-Country Meet

By Rachel Pearson Catherine Liggett set a new personal and school record for Girls’ Cross Country Saturday when she placed eighth at the Regionals Meet. Being the only runner from Legend to move on to the State meet, she will represent the school when she runs on Saturday, Oct. 26 at the State meet in Colorado Springs. “It’s going to be a lot different to not have my teammates with me at the start line on Saturday,” Liggett said. “It’s nerve wrecking to know I will be competing without them.” Despite not being able to take the rest of her … Continue reading Liggett to Compete in State Cross-Country Meet

Taking the Start to Arizona

By Catherine Liggett The boys’ varsity cross country team stepped up to the start line for the final time this season.  The boys placed 12th as a team at the 5A Region 5 State Qualifier Meet on Oct. 17. Despite a missed opportunity to compete at the State Championships, the boys still believe they have a chance to perform in the postseason and prepare for next year. Junior Dillon DeSalvo, along with three of his teammates, was able to achieve a season personal best at the Regional meet, running the Monument Valley course in 18 minutes and 24 seconds.  Other … Continue reading Taking the Start to Arizona

Girls’ Cross Country on Track for State

By Hannah Ross Throughout the past few seasons, the girls cross country team has been vying for a spot at state, and this year they’re proving they have a shot. “This year’s girls cross country team has bonded like no other team in past years. The girls all have strong friendships and strive to push each other to do their best,” said captain and junior Peyton Cottingham. Cross country is one of the few sports that does not have a set JV and varsity team. The varsity team is the “starting seven which changes weekly, but the top five have … Continue reading Girls’ Cross Country on Track for State