When it comes to California High school Track and Field coaching, the most successful coach, perhaps without argument, is Don Norford. (Brittany Murray photo)
This section is LOADED when it comes to the distance department. The favorites are quite strong but don't sleep on the long list of contenders. Doug Duran photo.
Reprinted with permission from Cross Country Express, 2013.
Like the majority of most sections, the top three athletes/teams advance from the CCS Championship. Here are all the favorites and contenders in the distance events.
Which athletes have the potential to become the section's three representatives in every distance event at the state meet this June?
Some of the best distance runners in California history have come out of this section. This year's state contenders could include a couple of all-time greats.
James Logan Cross Country and Track and Field coach Lee Webb has put Union City on the map with some incredible marks by his athletes.
One of the more underrated sections in California has fielded some of the top track athletes in the state. Check out the leading contenders in 2018.
Class of 30 inductees includes 8 Californians.
The UW High School Invitational will have a few athletes hailing from California.
Our continuing coverage of California coaching legends follows with Helen Lehman-Winters
USF coach Helen Lehman-Winters is one of the few female coaches who now leads an NCAA Division I men's program. She got her start coaching HS teams in CA.
One of the legendary Track and Field coaches in California history, Hawthorne's Kye Courtney.
My picks for the top 15 individuals from the California 2017 Track and Field season.
Some former CA cross country coaches were highly successful but will be remembered for much more, like our latest CA coaching legend, Loren Lansberry.
Claudia Lane was once again California's best this past season but there are plenty of other awards to go around for both individual and team efforts. Kirby Lee photo.
The Saugus senior answered our questions following her 3rd place finish at NXN.
CA teams & individuals at NXN this weekend ready to show state depth.
2nd fastest CA girl (Haley Herberg) at just completed state meet reflects on her race and career.
Our chat with E Roosevelt's head coach, Joe Robles Jr. (Far right in photo).
Updated all-time podium teams now posted for every state meet (1987-2017).
Claudia Lane is the headliner but don't fall asleep on the team battles in this division.
A preview of the CIF Division 5 State Championship that will take place Saturday, Nov. 25 at Woodward Park. Desert Christian & Flintridge Prep are the defending team champions for boys and girls respectively.
One of the most successful cross country coaches in California history, Saugus coach, Rene Paragas.
MileSplitCA Editor Albert Caruana interviewed the Saugus coach back in 2008, and we've reprinted the article here for you.
Redwood's Liam Anderson competes this Saturday at the NCS MOC meet at Hayward HS.
Back in 2008, Albert Caruana interviewed the longtime Saugus coach, and we've got his responses!
One of the earliest section finals takes place this Saturday at Toro Park.