Keep up with the complete list of team and individual qualifiers to make it to Portland this year.
NXRSW Championship Boys Race Highlights
NXRSW Championship Girls Race Highlights
Top-500 rankings for the Southwest Region based off of season best 5K and 3 Mile times.
NXRSW Davis & Xavier Prep Trophy Exchange
Cora Cannedy and her Taos teammates topped the small school teams in this year's NXR-SW small-school standings. Colorado Track XC file photo by Alan Versaw.
NXRSW Casey Clinger Interview
Jordan Lesansee and his Albuquerque Academy teammates topped the small school teams in this year's NXR-SW small-school standings. Colorado Track XC file photo by Alan Versaw.
It's time to start thinking about how the regional order of things shakes out!
As we see every year now, the state champion cross country teams from the five states of the Southwest region have been busy getting their registrations in for NXR-Southwest.
Updated schedule and championship race information here!
Katie Rainsberger, Lauren Gregory, and Brie Oakley, three of Colorado's four top times from state, will be toeing the line at NXR-SW. Photos by Alan Versaw.
Paxton Smith enters his senior season as the leader of Vista Nation, and it promises to be an interesting year for Mountain Vista. Photo by Alan Versaw.
Devon Peterson is the top returner on a strong, deep, and experienced Cherry Creek squad. Photo by Alan Versaw.
Even down one of their scoring five, Desert Hills was a decisive winner at Desert Twilight. Contributed photo.
Sophia Galvez and Madison Foley helped Los Alamos to a dominating win in New Mexico 5A and a slot in this week's top ten regional rankings. Colorado Track XC file photo by Alan Versaw.
Jane Miller returns with a sub-18 to her name as Xavier College Prep seeks to improve on their 8th-place finish last fall at NXR-SW. Photo by Alan Versaw.
Talia Dreicer led a Los Alamos charge at the New Mexico state meet that suggested the Hilltoppers have a glimmer of hope of advancing on Saturday. Colorado Track XC file photo by Alan Versaw.
It's time to start imagining this scene with a small-school field. Photo by Alan Versaw.
This year, NXR-SW is adding meaning to what have previously been dubbed as simply "open" races. Photo by Alan Versaw.
NXRSW Katie Rainsberger Interview
Aric Kedge is a mainstay in a deep Albuquerque Academy roster that figures to be about due for a breakout year. Photo by Alan Versaw.
Race rosters for the large and medium school open races are here.
The athletes listed here are those currently scheduled to compete in the Boys Championship race.
Josiah Davis and his Frontier Academy teammates have added their entry to the list in the last couple of days. Photo by Jeff McCoy.
The Southwest region small schools lay claim to plenty of exceptional talent, as exemplified here by Tuba City senior Albert Fuller. Photo by Alan Versaw.
Freshman Madi Kenyon of Roosevelt High School (Colorado) is bringing a very large contingent of her teammates down with her for the NXN-SW Small Schools Regional Championship. Photo by Erin Percy.
NXRSW Large School Girls Race Highlights
The athletes listed here are those currently scheduled to compete in the Girls Championship race.
Rychelle Denardo headlines a very competitive small-school girls team out of Battle Mountain High School in Colorado. Photo by Alan Versaw.
NXRSW Small School Girls Championship Race Highlights
If McQueen is to be a regional force again this year, to go-to guys appear to be Henry Weisberg and Gregory Gephart. Photos by Alan Versaw.
Last year, Courtney Wayment ran as an individual at NXR-SW. This year, she's left her soccer ways behind and has donned Davis brown and gold. Photo by Alan Versaw.
The Albuquerque Academy boys have long been known as a quality program, and they're dominating the Southwest small-school boys rankings. Contributed photo.
Shelby Houlihan earned multiple All-American honors in a distinguished career at Arizona State University. Colorado Track XC file photo by Alan Versaw.
NXRSW Large School Boys (1 of 2) Race Highlights
NXRSW Large School Boys (2 of 2) Race Highlights
NXRSW Medium School Boys Race Highlights
NXRSW Paul Roberts Interview
NXRSW Medium School Girls Race Highlights
The tandem of Anna Shults and Quinn McConnell helps to explain the steady rise of Peak to Peak in the small-school polling this season. Photo by Alan Versaw.
NXRSW Small School Boys Championship
NXRSW Jonathan Dalby & Eric Selle Interview
NXRSW Paxton Smith Interview
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