Cross Country

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Cross Country 2021 Roster & Schedule below

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Coach Jeff Hutson               Email: jeffhutson5@gmail.com

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DONS CROSS-COUNTRY TEAM IMPRESSES AT GOLDEN GATE PARK MEET

DONS CROSS-COUNTRY TEAM IMPRESSES AT GOLDEN GATE PARK MEET

After a two-year hiatus, the Dons cross-country team opened their season with a great day at the Lowell Invitational in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park on Saturday. The event featured over 70 high schools from all over the Bay Area and beyond in a huge day-long meet along scenic trails in the west end of the park. Everyone brought their…

Acalanes Celebrates Recruited Athletes

Acalanes Celebrates Recruited Athletes

Yesterday Acalanes students, staff and Acalanes Boosters celebrated the 2021 senior athletes and artists that have been recruited by colleges and universities to play and perform at the next level. Thanks to all who came out to support and to the student athletes who expressed gratitude to the entire Acalanes community.  Congratulations to all 11 recruited athletes going on to…

Acalanes Cross Country Finishes Strong

Acalanes Cross Country Finishes Strong

Varsity Runners Race by the Ugly Eagles Acalanes Cross Country wrapped up the season with a victory over Clayton Valley Charter High School this weekend.  This was a head to head meet held on a 2 and 3 mile course on and near Clayton Valley High School.  The course included something for everyone with a bit of road running, trail…

Dons Cross Country: Off to the Races!

Dons Cross Country: Off to the Races!

Dons Runners Dominate First Meet of the Season Having not run a meet since November of 2019, the Dons Cross Country team had some cobwebs to shake off before their first meet this past Saturday.  Both veteran runners and newcomers came through in smashing fashion.  The tri-meet between Acalanes, Las Lomas and Northgate was a hybrid virtual meet in which…

DONS GO THE DISTANCE: Cross Country, One Step at a Time

DONS GO THE DISTANCE: Cross Country, One Step at a Time

I always loved running – it was something you could do by yourself, and under your own power. You could go in any direction, fast or slow as you wanted, fighting the wind if you felt like it, seeking out new sights just on the strength of your feet and the courage of your lungs. Jesse Owens We are excited…

Dons Runners Keep Getting Faster

Dons Runners Keep Getting Faster

Cross Country Completes Camp #2 with Time Trials at Newhall Park Cross Country (5K & 2 miles) time trial update: Props to all of our cross country runners showing up on last Saturday (Nov 14) at Newhall Park.  Congrats to David Barron for remaining Group 2 Champ; shout out to huge PRs: Ethan Chow, Logan Farzan, Lucas Chow, Jack Dunne, Ben Kokel,…

Cross Country Camp Update:  Dons on the Run

Cross Country Camp Update: Dons on the Run

Props to all of our cross country runners for getting up early on last Saturday (Oct 10) morning and showing up at Newhall Park for the second of three unofficial time trials.  We had a great turnout!  Congrats to Ethan Chow and Corina McTigue for huge Personal Records.  Great job to Dominic Basaldua, Josh Evans, Ian Ho and Elle Casselman…

Cross Country Team Shines at NCS … on to State!

Cross Country Team Shines at NCS … on to State!

The Varsity Cross Country team had a great showing at the North Coast Section (NCS) Cross Country Championships on Saturday, November 23rd. The boys team took 2nd place and are heading to State on November 30th. Nicole Frigon was a state qualifier as well! Outstanding effort by all – congratulations!!

Girls Cross Country Shines at Rough Rider Invitational

Girls Cross Country Shines at Rough Rider Invitational

On Friday, October 18th, the cross country team was excused from school to make their annual journey to the Rough Rider Invitational in Fresno.  This is an incredible meet held at Woodward Park that attracts cross country teams from all over California.  The 5k course at this meet is the same course used for the state meet coming up in…

Cross Country Brings Home Victory on Homecoming Weekend

Cross Country Brings Home Victory on Homecoming Weekend

While most students were enjoying the homecoming festivities on Friday night, 17 dedicated cross country runners were prepping for an early race start time on Saturday morning.  On homecoming Saturday, 10 varsity boys and 7 varsity girls competed in the Capital Cross Challenge at Hagen Oaks Park in Sacramento.  This was amazing cross country event hosted by the Sacramento running…

Booster News

Set...Ready...Go FOOTBALL!

Set…Ready…Go FOOTBALL!

As incredible as it was to get a short six-game Spring after the COVID-delayed 2020 Football Season, it was just not the same as the Friday Night Lights extravaganza that we look forward to each Fall. While everything around us is certainly not back to normal, we are hopeful that we will be welcoming back a “real” ten-game action-packed fan-filled ...
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JV Football Heading to Coast on Saturday

JV Football Heading to Coast on Saturday

Stanley Middle School has 545 students. Marina High School has 587 students. Acalanes has 1384 students. Some cool numerical trivia before the Dons head out on Saturday to play the Marina Mariners with a 2pm kick off. 33 students of the 587 play Marina JV football. Those 33 Mariners will face 44 Dons football players. Marina's record is 1-0 and ...
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Dons Football movin' on up... #14

Dons Football movin’ on up… #14

Acalanes moved up one spot in this week's San Jose Mercury News/East Bay Times Rankings to #14 just two spots below league favorite Benicia. The Dons face Damonte Ranch of Reno, Nevada this week, then a BYE, Homecoming vs Castlemont, then top 25 ranked Las Lomas on October 8, followed by rival Campolindo, and a big showdown with Benicia at ...
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VARSITY FOOTBALL: A Blue Wave Shipwrecks the Buccaneers, 56-0

VARSITY FOOTBALL: A Blue Wave Shipwrecks the Buccaneers, 56-0

There are over 50 players on the Acalanes Varsity roster and all of them combined to make a crashing blue wave that surged over the Buccaneers of Balboa on Friday night, resulting in a 56-0 win for the Dons and their first shut out of the season. Leading the way on defense were LBs Sam Hafner (3 solo tackles, 3 ...
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CROSS COUNTRY

CROSS COUNTRY SCHEDULE
Day
Date
Opponent/Event
Location
Time
Sat 11-Sep Lowell Invitational Golden Gate Park all day
Sat 18-Sep Nike Invitational, De La Salle Newhall Park all day
Wed 29-Sep DAL Center Meet Hidden Valley Park 3:30
Wed 20-Oct DAL Center Meet Newhall Park 3:30
Sat 6-Nov DAL Championships Hidden Valley Park 1:00
Sat 20-Nov NCS Championships Hayward HS 1:00
Sat 27-Nov CIF Championships Woodward Park, Clovis 1:00
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