Going the distance: Cross country teams begin trek – Northwest

Published Saturday, August 4, 2018
By Messenger Staff

Jacob Webster and Carson Hughes fought their way around the Old Settlers Course in Round Rock at the state meet last fall in a hot, sultry morning.

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Cross Country: Fresh faces – New runners hit course for Northwest

Published Wednesday, June 20, 2018
By Richard Greene

Arriving for their first workout with the Northwest cross country team Monday morning, freshmen Rachel Plummer and Carys Bowler felt anxious.

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Cross Country: Esquivel signs with Cameron – Lady Texan to run cross country, track

Published Saturday, November 11, 2017
By Richard Greene

A few years after being plucked out of a physical education class at Northwest to join the Lady Texans cross country team, Taylor Esquivel is now headed to college to run.

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Cross Country: Northwest runners improve in second trips to state

Published Wednesday, November 8, 2017
By Richard Greene

Without the benefit of a clock at the first mile marker, the lead pack of runners in the 5A boys race set a blazing pace that carried them through the second mile.

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End of a long run

End of a long run

Published Wednesday, November 8, 2017
By Joe Duty

A total of 29 runners from Alvord, Boyd, Bridgeport, Decatur, Northwest, Paradise, and Slidell competed in the UIL cross country championships Saturday in Round Rock.

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Northwest duo place in top 64 in 5A final

Published Saturday, November 4, 2017
By Richard Greene

Without the benefit of a clock at the first mile marker, the lead pack of runners in the 5A boys race set a blazing pace that carried them through the second mile. Northwest’s Jacob Webster admittedly got caught up in the early pace.

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Cross Country: Reaching New Heights

Cross Country: Reaching New Heights

Published Wednesday, November 1, 2017
By Richard Greene

As a freshman last season, Colton Parker won the District 11-2A title in cross country.

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Cross Country: Northwest duo earns state spots

Published Wednesday, October 25, 2017
By Richard Greene

Northwest juniors Jacob Webster and Carson Hughes will run in the University Interscholastic League cross country championships for a second straight year.

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Cross Country: Northwest trio heads to Lubbock for regionals

Published Saturday, October 21, 2017
By Richard Greene

A pair of Northwest Texans will be on the course Monday to run in the 5A race at Region I championships in Lubbock.

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Cross Country: Teams ready to run district races

Published Wednesday, October 11, 2017
By Kristen Tribe

Wise County's cross country teams have logged dozens of miles in races leading up to the district meets this week and the start of the championship portion of the season.

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Cross Country: Hidden talent – After being plucked out of PE class, Esquivel becomes top runner

Published Saturday, September 16, 2017
By Richard Greene

While coaching cross country, George Lutkenhaus had an eye for talent and was always on the lookout for a runner.

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Cross Country: Bulls, Sissies win races

Published Wednesday, September 13, 2017
By Richard Greene

The Bridgeport Bulls and Sissies cross country teams brought home titles at the Parker County Championships Saturday at Canyon West Golf Course.

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Cross Country: Texans win Gingerbread Jamboree

Published Saturday, September 2, 2017
By Richard Greene

Northwest runners swept the top three spots as the Texans cruised to the title at the Gingerbread Jamboree at Camp Copass in Denton Thursday.

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Northwest claims title at Gingerbread Jamboree

Published Thursday, August 31, 2017
By Messenger staff

Northwest runners swept the top three spots as the Texans cruised to the title at the Gingerbread Jamboree at Camp Copass in Denton Thursday. Jacob Webster held off teammates Carson Hughes and Joseph Thomas for the victory in the 5K in 17:04. Hughes was second in 17:08 and Thomas third in 17:22.

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Cross Country: Texans start strong in trial

Published Saturday, August 5, 2017
By Richard Greene

Jacob Webster and his Northwest teammates got a taste of the state meet last year.

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Texans start strong during time trial

Published Friday, August 4, 2017
By Richard Greene

Jacob Webster and his Northwest teammates got a taste of the state meet last year. The Northwest junior and the Texans now want another serving. “[Getting back to state] is our No. 1 priority,” Webster said Friday at the team’s time trial. Webster turned in the team’s top time in the mile and one-half trial around the Pike Middle School campus.

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Cross Country: Runners hit course for new year

Published Saturday, July 29, 2017
By Richard Greene

One of longtime Decatur cross country coach David Park's many sayings is "summer miles equal fall smiles."

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Cross Country: Texans garner 12th in 5A

Published Wednesday, November 16, 2016
By Richard Greene

The new 5K course for the state championships at Old Settlers Park produced fast times throughout the morning Saturday.

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Cross Country: Texans lead runners to Round Rock

Published Wednesday, November 2, 2016
By Richard Greene

Wise County will be well represented at the state cross country meet once again.

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Cross Country: Runners take aim at state bids

Published Saturday, October 29, 2016
By Richard Greene

Hitting the race course Saturday at the Lynn Creek Park in Grand Prairie, David Park would like to see his runners bring home the region title. But that's not the main mission.

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