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2007 Cross Country

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Congratulations to senior Michael Machado and sophomore Jovita Trujillo for making the ALL CCS HONORABLE MENTION Cross Country Team!
Click here for complete teams!

STATE CHAMPIONSHIPS!

November 24th
Woodward Park, Fresno
 

Congratulations to the boys and girls cross country teams for their performances at the state championships over the weekend.  The boys ran one of their best team races of the year and placed 12th in a very strong field.  They were led once again by Michael Machado in 24th running 16:16.  The time moves him into 4th all-time for NMC behind Nathan Huerta, Keli Parker, and Jose Garcia.  Super sophomore Miguel Gallegos was next in 60th at 16:47, Miguel Camarena was 68th at 16:50, Manuel Esparza was 102nd at 17:09 and Jesus Ayala was 110th at 17:12.  The boys’ team time is 4th all-time for NMC.

The lady Condors also ran a great team race to place 14th and were led by Jovita Trujillo in 16th at 19:02, Nadine Huerta in 65th at 19:51, Stephanie Pritchard in 87th at 20:13, Adilene Ruvalcaba in 112th at 20:23, and Zaira Guzman in 144th at 21:14.  The girls’ team time is 2nd all-time for NMC!

Congratulations Condors!

Check out the pre-state articles by the Californian and the Herald and click below for full coverage!

RESULTS!

Check out this article and video of a young lady that has the heart of a champion! WOW!

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CCS!
STATE
or
BUST!
Congratulations to the teams for qualifying to the STATE CHAMPIONSHIPS! 
The ladies will make their 2nd trip to state in a row and their 3rd overall and the guys will make their 6th appearance in a row and their 9th overall!
The ladies placed 3rd and ran a school record for the course and the guys placed 4th and ran the 3rd fastest team time ever on the course in very competitive CCS DIII races to qualify. They were led by ALL-CCS placers Jovita Trujillo (5th) and Michael Machado (6th).
Congrats Condors and good luck Thanksgiving weekend!! 

CCS Results!

State Info!

Nice Herald article  and Californian article featuring the Condors and previewing CCS!

 
 

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2007 MBL CHAMPIONS!
Varsity Boys 17th League Title and 6th in a row!!
Varsity Girls 15th League Title and 7th in a row!!
Michael Machado and Jovita Trujillo defend individual titles!
FS and JV Boys and Girls win!
JV Boys sweep!!

Congratulations to Cross Country teams for sweeping the individual and team titles at the 2007 MBL Championships!  All six divisions finished the season undefeated and were led by the Varsity Boys winning a 17th League Title and their 6th in a row and the Varsity Girls winning a 15th League Title and their 7th in a row!!

Michael Machado and Jovita Trujillo also defended their individual titles!

The Frosh/Soph and JV Boys and Girls also won and the JV Boys pulled off the rare race sweep.  Those races were won by Zach Wilhelm, Alexis Romero, Alyssa Pierce, and Sandy Narez!!!

Congratulations Condors and good luck to the Varsity squads as they take a shot at CCS titles in 2 weeks at Crystal Springs.

10/25/07
Although there were some changes ahead of us, we're still at #10.

New!
Check out the video of Michael Machado as KION'S Scholar Athlete of the week!

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Congratulations to the cross country teams for the great performances at the Mt SAC invite in Los Angeles over the weekend.  The boys ran their best team race in a few years to place 4th in their race and only 1 point out of 3rd while beating several top 10 state ranked teams. Michael Machado stole the show winning the race in a fantastic 15:28 making him the 2nd fastest Condor ever on that course and only 4 seconds off of Nathan Huerta’s school record.  Manuel Esparza ran the best race of his life to medal in 15:57.  The lady Condors ran great to place 7th and were led by medalist Jovita Trujillo in 19:46 and Nadine Huerta in 20:05.

The JV Boys won their race and had the fastest JV team at the meet. Alexis Romero and Zach Wilhelm stole the show there going 1-2.  The JV girls also ran well and were led by Emilse Tapia.

Congrats Condors and good luck as you prepare to defend your MBL Titles this Saturday at Toro Park!

10/18/07
Still at #10, now the real work begins!

Alumni Danny Tapia rolls to a 1:10 Half Marathon in San Jose!
He averaged a 5:24 mile for 13.1 miles! 
That's faster than he ran 3 miles in HS!
Check out the results!

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Michael, Antonio, & Jovita on for now!

All six divisions sweapt through the dual meet season with their wins at Pinto Lake making it another perfect year!
That's a 72-0 record this year if you're doing the math!
Congrats and click here for full MBL Center Meet #3 Results and here for a xcstats.com listing!

Congrats to those that ran at Crystal Springs!
Click below for coverage!

 
Clovis Invite!
The Varsity and Band members were off and the young pups got their feet wet!
Click for the xcstats.com link for results!

The team continued its dominance in the Monterey Bay League by sweeping all divisions at the 2nd MBL Center Meet at "The Beach" (Seaside).
Click here for full results!

Stanford Invite!

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Congratulations to the cross country teams for their fine performances at the Stanford Invitational.  The varsity boys placed 5th in their race and beat 4 teams currently ranked in the top 10 in the state.  Michael Machado and Antonio Dorado ran side by side and placed 18th and 19th.  The lady condors were led once again by Jovita Trujillo in 28th and placed 16th as a team.  The JV boys ran great to place 4th in their race and were led by Alexis Romero in 14th. And, the JV girls placed 11th and were led by Alyssa Pierce in 23rd.  Congrats Condors!

 

Check out the updated school cross country records and our ALUMNI corner!

New! Nice article here on trip to Utah from the Monterey Herald!

Doug Owen and Madera Invites!
 

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Congratulations to the cross country teams for their exciting weekend.  The boys and girls varsity teams ventured out to Utah to run in the Doug Owen Memorial race honoring Coach Ibarra’s high school coach.  The teams shined with the boys winning the race and the girls placing 2nd.  Antonio Dorado led the Condors winning the race and setting a new course record.  Michael Machado was 3rd overall. The girls were led once again by Jovita Trujillo in 2nd.  The trip highlights included a BYU vs. Air Force football game, a ride down the 65 MPH bobsled run at the site of the 2002 Olympic Winter Games, and a visit to the “This is the Place” state historical site.  While the varsity was in Utah the Frosh/Soph and JV runners ran at the Madera Invitational and came away with two team wins in the Frosh/Soph boys and girls division.  Miguel Gallegos ran the best race of his young career to win the race.  Congrats Condors and good luck this Saturday at Stanford!

Click below for coverage!

New!
Click here for pictures from the trip to Utah on Dyestatcal.com!

 
Woodbridge, Chieftain, and 1st MBL Center Meet!
Last Saturday the JV & FS ran at Chieftain while the Boys and Girls Varsity returned to the "night of speed" at Woodbridge and burned up the course!!  And Monday, the teams began their league defense with 30 wins and 0 losses against league foes in dual meet scoring!
The highlight had to be Michael Machado and Antonio Dorado running 15:01 and 15:02 at Woodbridge moving them to #2 and #3 all-time at NMC!  Jesus, Miguel and Manuel all ran 16:00 or faster and helped the team to a 77:57 team time good for 2nd all-time at NMC and only a couple of ticks off the 2003 squad that went on to place 4th at state and faster than the 2004 squad that placed 2nd at state!!
Click below for full coverage!

New! Video of the boys' and girls' Woodbridge race!

 

Meet RESULTS!!!!!
Check out complete meet coverage with videos, pictures and race summaries by Mike Kennedy and Doug Speck at DYESTATCAL.COM!  

Post-Race video here of Coach Ibarra and daughter Angelina!

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Click on logo for complete meet info!

A Dyestatcal "Featured Meet"
Saturday, September 8th, 2007
Toro Park, Salinas

Congratulations to the teams for hosting the great Earlybird Invitational over the weekend at Toro Park.  Over 60 schools and 2000 runners participated in the 13th Annual meet and the Condors put on a great show.  The boys’ highlights included a team victory in the senior boys race.  The team had won the race last year and successfully defended their title. Michael Machado led them in 5th running a fantastic 16:00 race.  Antonio Dorado also ran very well at 16:32.  Super sophomores Jovita Trujillo and Nadine Huerta along with senior leader Adilene Ruvalcaba led the lady condors.  Jovita was 2nd in the sophomore race running a great 19:44.  Nadine was 6th in 20:08.  Adilene was 5th in her race at 20:24.  In the overall team standings the lady condors were 4th out of 60 schools!

Congrats Condors and good luck this weekend at the Chieftain Invitational and the Woodbridge Invitational in Los Angeles. 

Video of Michael's finish!
Video of Adi's finish!
Video of Jovita's and Nadine's finish!
Team Top Marks!
Michael moves to #4 ALL TIME at NMC!

 
 

While the Varsity boys trained through, the rest of the team went and had some fun at the TORO TEAMBUILDER!
The Varsity Girls won the meet, the Varsity Boys (really JV Boys) were 2nd, the FS Boys 3rd, and the FS Girls and JV Boys 4th!!
Great job and check out the meet results as well as the team results!

New! State Rankings! 
Now the work really begins to climb the state mountain!
Let's roll!!!!!!

Check out the NORCAL Rankings!
The boys come in at #6 and the girls receive an honorable mention!

8/23/07 The team had a great time in the Sunset in the Park run at Toro Park and were led by Antonio Dorado in the 2.2 mile race in 11:28!
Click here for team results! 

CCS Rankings! Check out the new CCS Preview on Dystatcal!
The guys come in ranked 1st in CCS and the ladies 2nd!

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The Varsity boys went to Yosemite and Mammoth for a week and had the time of their lives running twice a day at over 8,000 feet elevation!  
The last run was up Mammoth Mountain at over 11,000 feet!
Some highlights included a bear in our camp, water polo at the pool, team campfire meetings, soccer and frisbee at the park, dinner and a movie, swimming in freezing lakes, diving into a huge waterfall, team shower in hot springs, etc.!
Click here for some pictures!

 

Ready for CROSS COUNTRY?
Check out the new 2007 SCHEDULE!
And... Practice has started!!!
Meet in Room 52 at NMC on Mondays-Fridays at 3:30 PM.  Bring water and some good running shoes and get ready to rock and roll!!
You MUST have your new 2007 summer physicals and paperwork in the main office to practice.
GET CLEARED NOW!! 
GO CONDORS!!
Call Coach Ibarra if there is a problem (831-524-1283)

Date
2007 Schedule
Coverage
Sept. 1st
Toro Team-builder @ Toro Park, Salinas
Var Girls 1st, Var Boys 2nd, FS Boys 3rd, FS Girls & JV Boys 4th

Results

Meet info

Sept. 8th
Earlybird @ Toro Park, Salinas
Juniors win!!!
Sept. 15th
Chieftain Invite @ Toro Park, Salinas
Last year Varsity 3rd, JV 2nd, FS 6th!

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Sept. 15th
Woodbridge Invite @ Los Angeles
We return to the night of speed!

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Sept. 17th
MBL Center Meet #1 @ Monterey
We kick off our league defense!
 
     
Sep 22nd
Doug Owen Memorial Invite @ Utah
First time for us to honor Coach Ibarra's HS coach!!
Sep 29th
Stanford Invite @ Stanford
2 time champs 2003 & 2004!!
Oct. 1st
MBL Center Meet #2 @ Monte Vista Christian
Continue League Defense!!
 
Oct. 6th
Clovis Invite @ Woodward Park, Fresno
Get on the state course!

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Oct. 13th
Crystal Springs Invite @ Crystal Springs, Belmont
Get on the CCS course for 2007!!

Meet info

Oct. 15th
MBL Center Meet #3 @ North Monterey County
Continue League Defense!!
 
Oct. 19th-20th
Mt. Sac Invite @ Mt. Sac College, Walnut & Monterey Bay Invite @ Toro Park, Salinas
Fun trip down south for HUGE meet for Varsity and JV/FS go to Toro!

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Oct. 27th
MBL Finals @ Toro Park, Salinas
FIVE TIME DEFENDING CHAMPS!!
 
Nov. 10th
CCS Finals @ Crystal Springs, Belmont
We go for a 3rd title in 5 years!!
Nov. 24th
State Champs @ Woodward Park, Fresno
State baby!!!! 12th in 2002, 4th in 2003, 2nd in 2004, 18th in 2005, 17th in 2006!! What about 2007?

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Dec 1st
Footlocker West @ Mt. Sac College, Walnut
Open meet to try to make Nationals!

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Dec. 1st
Nike Team Nationals @ Portland, Or
We ran it in 2006, can we qualify in 2007?

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Dec. 8th
Footlocker Nationals @ Balboa Park, San Diego
Top individuals go for National title!

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