With the start of the season mere weeks away, there is no better time to contextualize what we may see happen in the coming season.
Maple Grove's Red Dragons are looking for a repeat at States, but there are a group of teams that think they can fly higher.
After a year in which Class C's giant killers won at Federations, is there a team this year that can make a run at the Senecas of Watkins Glen?
The reigning Class B champs will be burning up the trails toward NXN and last year's top runner from States is rated the best guy anywhere in New York, so this is a group to keep your eye on.
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One for the recordbooks
Big changes are expected in Class A this year, and some big winning streaks may be in a little trouble.
We took a look at the subjective rankings, now lets look at the objective times. Here are the Top Returning 5k Marks for each of the three Federations.
It's flush times again in the CHSAA, and a big pack of teams are looking to be the leader on the parade grounds in 2017.
The PSAL teams are lining up to dethrone two-time reigning champ Stuyvesant, but will the winner be the Hornets, Seagulls, Falcons, Wolverines, or Engineers?
Trinity and Collegiate are set for another nailbiter in the AIS, but there are a few other teams that think they should be on top.
A strong and hugely competitive year for New York XC seems to be on the way, and the top team is burning to get back to Portland after an eight year absence.
We ended up with four total medals, one of the highest counts for a single state. See where they came from below, and more.
Last year's States battle between Greenwich and Maple Grove could be set for round two between the intact squads of the Witches and Red Dragons, but some other teams want to join the action.
The Class C race appears set for another close encounter at States as the new Panther rulers try to stay in the lead.
After big graduation losses throughout Class B, a familiar favorite is likely feeling devilishly good.