The Scoop: Star Power, Emerging Teams And The Best Of XC

* A Niwot runner comes through the line at the Desert Twilight Festival this weekend in Mesa, Arizona

Photo Credit: Arizona MileSplit

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Compiled by Ashley Tysiac & Cory Mull

Hurricane Ian may have ruined a fair share of plans over the last week -- while it also forced entire communities in Florida to come to terms with its destruction -- but cross country rolled on. 

National-level meets in Arizona, Pennsylvania, Indiana and Arkansas forged ahead as some of the country's top talents stepped to the line and put together blitzing performances. 

One team changed plans last-minute and managed a season-best performance. Another rallied across the desert and made a statement. 

For more on the weekend that was, check the links below. 

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Hansen Makes History At Alexander / Asics Invitational

The Scoop: 

Page 1: Jesuit stepped into the ring, and then proved itself yet again

Page 2: Burns takes Chile Pepper over in-state competitor Wilde

Page 3: Niwot's girls lay down the hammer Desert Twilight

Page 4: Ty Steorts captures LIVE in Louisville title

Page 5: Gary Martin's course record falls at the Paul Short Run

Page 6: The Woodlands gets its groove back at Nike South