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2012 BALLARD XC

 

 


Cross Country is a NO CUT sport.  Everyone who shows up and signs up is guaranteed a spot on the team and can compete in all races!

WE HAVE NO BENCH!!
Sports Paperwork can be picked up at the office or downloaded HERE.
All Sports packets need to be turned into the office Until Sept 6

Missed the date, you can still turn in your packets, the office is open Mon thru Friday 7:30-2:30

Athletic Paperwork:

Download the following:
      * Athletic Registraion & Physical Forms
      * Additional Ballard Athletic paper work  PDF Word
      * Additional Athletic information
(just FYI) No paperwork included in this link.
You should have 8 pages in all. On the first page of the "Additional Ballard Athletic paperwork" packet is a checklist to make sure you have everything.

For more information on the 2013 cross country season, please contact (boys and girls).
You may also contact Coach Mirenzi at 206.755.1806206.755.1806.
Email Bonnie Fromm at  if you would like to receive weekly information and reminder emails.

Click here for a link to our  Cross Country Photo Albums

IMPORTANT DATES:

TEAM PICTURES
Friday, SEPT 6th WEAR YOUR UNIFORMS!
2:45pm – Main Gym/Fields
FUNDRAISER INFO
Direct Appeal Letters and Envelopes
Due by SEPT 21
FIRST MEET
KINGCO PREVIEW
SEPT 12th LINCOLN PARK
Starts at 4:00
BALLARD HOST MEET
OCT 9th Lower Woodland
WE NEED VOLUNTEERS.
Contact Bob or Bonnie Fromm


Starts at 4:00

 

 

KINGCO PREVIEW MEET
by posted 09/05/2013
 
Our first meet is on Thursday Sept 12.
We will be leaving the school at 2:30

The meet starts at 4:00

4:00 JV GIRLS
4:45  V Boys
5:00   V Girls
5:45  JV Boys

We will have 2 buses out and only 1 back.  We need you to take your kid,s and some of their friends, home.

We will be wrapped up by 6:30.

The meet is at Lincoln Park   XC PERMISSION FORM   TRACK PREMISSION FORM


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HOME MEET LOWER WOODLAND
by Robert Mirenzi posted 07/01/2012
 

OCT 9th is our Home Meet.  This year we will host it at Lower Woodland. 
The Meet is scheduled to start at 4:00
We need parents to help. 
Course monitors,Timers,Chute helpers.
We need about 20 parents.  

Please contact Coach Mirenzi if you can help.

or Call 206 755-1806

Directions to meet

South end of Greenlake across from the Tennis Courts and Soccer Fields.
Driving directions to Woodland Park
   
 
1. Head east on NW 65th St toward 14th Ave NW
 
 
1.4 mi
 
2. Slight left onto N 63rd St
 
 
0.1 mi
 
3. Turn right onto West Green Lake Way N
 
 
0.5 mi
 
4. Turn Left into Tennis COurt Parking Lot 0.2mi
 
 
 
 
5. Find Us, South of the track
 
 
 

MAP OF COURSE  DOWNLOAD HERE
 
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Top 10 List since 2000
by posted 03/02/2012
 
  BOYS       GIRLS  
      Freshmen      
1. Zach Gussin 16:34 2002   1. Jamie Smith 19:47 2012
2.  Alex Bowns 16:41 2008   2. Rachel Livengood 21:37 2009
3. Luke McClure 17:02 2005   3. Alyson Fromm 21:46 2008
4. Ryan Kelly 17:18 2009   4. Julia Boone 21:47 2009
5. Michael Vitz-Wong 17:38 2010   5. Rena Evans 21:47 2008
6. Max O'Neal 17:39 2009   6. Marissa Roe 21:51 2010
7. Adam Evans 17:42 2011   7. Erin Philbeck 21:51 2006
8. Jason Mills 17:48 2008   8. Alexa Stephan-Templeton 21:58 2011
9. Garret Wirta 17:50 2008   9. Anna Mirenzi 22:20 2009
10. Zerian Arango 17:51 2009   10. Emily Cardarelli 22:23 2004
      Sophomores      
1. Zach Gussin 16:00 2003   1. Alyssa Erickson-Wayman 19:26 2003
2. Alex Bowns 16:20 2009   3. Natalie White 20:09 2008
3. Alex Barkley 16:30 2005   2. Lauren Kangas 19:44
 
2012
4 .Mason Watt 16:54 2003   4. Taylor Safford 20:21 2012
5. Blair Scott 16:55 2008   5. Mary Moriarty 20:29 2002
6. Hanson Lee 16:58 2012   6. Anna Mirenzi 20:40 2010
7. Ryan Kelly 16:59 2010   7. Rachel Livengood 20:47 2010
8. Andrew Hamilton 16:59 2005   8. Miran McCash 20:47 2004
9. Aaron Hamilton 17:00 2007   9. Emily Vanderhort 20:54 2004
10.Michael Vitz-Wong 17:05 2011   10. Ribika Hailemariam 20:55 2006
      Juniors      
1. Zach Gussin 15:39 2004   1. Bridget Berg 19:13 2006
2. Alex Bowns 15:46 2010   2. Alyssa Erickson-Wayman 19:18 2004
3. Aaron Hamilton 16:24 2008   3. Erin Philbeck 19:34 2008
4. Alex Barkley 16:26 2006   4. Mary Moriarty 19:44 2003
5. Matt Rusk! 16:32 2011   5. Anna Mirenzi 19:52 2011
6. Ryan Seago 16:35 2002   6. Lauren Hammerle 20:03 2007
7. Michael Vitz-Wong 16:36 2012   7. Natalie White 20:09 2009
8. Luke McClure 16:36 2007   8. Erle Lima 20:27 2009
9. Andrew Hamilton 16:39 2006   9. Miran McCash 20:30 2005
10. Blair Scott 16:42 2009   10. Abby Searight 20:32 2007
      Seniors      
1. Zach Gussin 15:18 2005   1. Bridget Berg 18:23 2007
2. Alex Bowns 15:34 2011   2. Sayaka Yoshinaga 19:13 2001
3. Aaron Hamilton 16:17 2009   3. Lauren Hammerle 19:15 2008
4. James Thompson 16:21 2001   4. Mia Wrey 19:16 2012
5. Matt Gerner 16:26 2002   5. Erin Philbeck 19:18 2009
6. Kramer Fry 16:31 2008   6. Alyssa Erickson-Wayman 19:30 2005
7. Jesse Bengsson 16:35 2009   7. Mary Moriarty 19:41 2004
8. Brad Carr 16:36 2005   8. Anna Mirenzi 19:50 2012
9. Mason Watt 16:36 2005   9. Natalie White 20:20 2010
10. Luke McClure 16:37 2008   10. Ribika Hailemariam 20:22 2007
    Travis Watt 16:37 2003        

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2013 TEAM POLICY
by posted 05/29/2011
 
2013 Ballard X-Country TEAM POLICY
Bob Mirenzi Head coach 206 755-1806  
Patty Hamlerlee
Evon Coligno
Doug Pierson
John Burbank

 
PRACTICE Schedule
4:30-7:00 From Aug 26 till school starts, at Greenlake track
2:45-5:00 after school, daily.
Saturday 8:00-10:00 at Carkeek Park or School
 
STANDARDS
Drinking, smoking and drug, use is forbidden.  If I made aware of, or catch any individual drinking, smoking or using illegal substances, they will be suspended from the team.
OTHER SPORTS
Any person participating on the 2012 Ballard Cross Country Team, is not permitted to miss practices or Meets because of conflicts with other sports events or practices.
This will include, baseball, basketball, soccer, ultimate frisbee, lacrosse, or any other team, league, community, select, or group sponsored programs.  
Attendance at all practices and meets is required to be treated as a priority over all non-WIAA sports.  By WIAA rules we cannot give special consideration to allow athletes to skip practice or meets or leave early to attend non-WIAA sport  events conflicting with the our schedule.  
 
QUALIFYING REQUIREMENTS
In order to run in the first meet, Sept 6,  a minimum of 10 practices are required to be eligible to compete in first meet.
ATTENDANCE
Attendance at all practices is expected and is understood to be a basic requirement to attain an accepted standard of achievement.
Practice must be attended on time.
Attendance roll will be taken at each practice.
Check in and check out, with your coach, is required.
Showing up after start time is counted as late and will count as a missed practice.
Leaving early will count as a missed practice.
Runners suffering from injuries are required to attend practice, we have trainers available to create suitable workouts for any situation.
Any athlete who misses a practice because of an unexcused absence, the week of a meet, will be ineligible to run on the Varsity team that week.
Missing 2 practices, unexcused, the week of a meet, will result in ineligibility to run in that  Meet.
Any athlete who has a missed Meet will be ineligible to run on the Varsity team the following week.
 The day after each meet is considered to be the first day of the week preceding the next subsequent meet
Sickness that results in missing school will not result in a missed practice.
If you are injured you must attend practice and Meets.
You must give 24 hour notice to your coach prior to an absence, any non notified absences will be considered unexcused. Your coach will let you know if your notified absence will qualify as excused or unexcused.
 
 
In order to earn a Varsity Letter, an athlete must compete in all meets unless injury prevents competing.
 
 
FINAL VARSITY TEAM
The Kingco and District and State Varsity team will be chosen based on :
            Priority of the team focus
            Attendance
            Frequency As a Varsity Runner
            Team leadership
            Improvement
            Performance.

DOWNLOAD POLICY AND SCHEDULE HERE
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