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Boys’ Cross Country Storms to Western Mass. Title

Boys’ Cross Country Storms to Western Mass. Title

November 19, 2015


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The Mt. Greylock boys’ cross country team stormed to its 6th consecutive Division II Western Mass. championship on Saturday, November 14th. Senior Tommy Kirby led the pack with a first place finish, 35 seconds faster than the runner-up. Kirby even had the fastest time of the day in all divisions, cl...

Girls’ Cross Country Qualifies for States

Girls’ Cross Country Qualifies for States

November 19, 2015


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On Saturday, November 14, the Mt. Greylock girls’ cross country team competed in the Western Mass. DII Championship on the five-kilometer course at Stanley Park in Westfield, MA. With all seven runners finishing in the top forty, the Mounties took third place as a team behind only Lenox and Hampshire,...

Promising Season Ahead for Girls’ Cross Country

Promising Season Ahead for Girls’ Cross Country

September 22, 2015


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As the fall season rolls in, Girl’s Cross Country looks to be gearing up for a strong year. With freshman runner Margo Smith leading the charge, the team is putting forth a powerful front pack, including senior Ellie Williams, juniors Niku Darafshi and Emily Lescarbeau, and sophomore Bella Bote. Willi...

Boys XC First Race Bodes Well For Season

Boys XC First Race Bodes Well For Season

September 21, 2015


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The Mt. Greylock’s boys cross country running team kicked off their season on Wednesday, September 10th with a successful team race on the hilly Lenox High School five kilometer course. Racing against athletes from the North County teams Lenox, Pittsfield, Monument, and Taconic, the Mounties faced...

Boys’ XC Places Fourth at States

Boys’ XC Places Fourth at States

November 24, 2014


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After capturing a fifth straight Western Mass championship on November 8, the Mt. Greylock boys’ cross country team advanced to the state meet as one of the contenders to win it all. States was held at Franklin Park in Boston on Saturday, November 15, and the Mounties raced to a fourth place finish....

Boys’ XC Wins Western Mass Title, Girls Finish Strong

Boys’ XC Wins Western Mass Title, Girls Finish Strong

November 13, 2014


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In accordance with the Greylock’s tradition of excellence, both the girls’ and boys’ cross country teams delivered stellar performances this season, highlighted by the boys bringing home the Western Mass title for the fifth year in a row, winning the race by a close margin over Lenox. Lenox had...

Boys’ XC Nipped by Lenox, Dominant at Taconic

Boys’ XC Nipped by Lenox, Dominant at Taconic

October 30, 2014


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On October 15, in a battle of Berkshire County and Western Massachusetts heavy-weights, the Mt. Greylock boys’ cross country team lost in heartbreaking fashion at Lenox by a score of 27-29. The Mounties now sit at 12-2 overall with both losses coming at the hands of Lenox. Greylock’s top finisher...

Young Runners Step Up

Young Runners Step Up

October 15, 2014


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Every course the girls’ cross country team races on has its own quirks. Greylock has the steep climb up Hiram Greene Hill, Mount Everett lacks solid directions, and Hoosac has its mud. At Hoosac, numerous wipeouts have occurred over the years and several shoes have slipped off of runners’ feet. Just...

Boys’ XC Downs Mt. Everett Eagles

Boys’ XC Downs Mt. Everett Eagles

October 15, 2014


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The Mount Greylock Boys cross country team is off to a great start so far going 8-1 in their first 9 races, with the only loss being to Lenox. Wednesday, October 8th, the Mounties continued their winning ways by beating Mount Everett 15-50. Coming out on top for the Mounties was Tommy Kirby with a time...

Young Runners Step Up for Girls’ XC

Young Runners Step Up for Girls’ XC

October 9, 2014


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The Mt. Greylock girls cross-country team has begun to reload. Stacked with a new set of young runners, the team has already started to bounce back and compete against tough competition. Key additions to the top five are dynamic duo, Grace and Margo Smith, who have improved tremendously this year. “Margo...

Boys’ XC Eyes Another Western Mass Title

Boys’ XC Eyes Another Western Mass Title

October 1, 2014


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The Greylock boys’ cross country runners had a less than ideal start to the season, losing the first race to their main rival Lenox. This hiccup was not as much a poor performance on the teams part as it was bad luck as Greylock’s top runner and senior captain Carter Stripp was suffering from cramps...

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