Cross Country

Student Information Meeting:  Tuesday, August 22 in the gym during lunch.

Start Date: Thursday, August 24, 2023

Eligibility Date: September 2023
(see Athletics Overview or the student handbook for eligibility details) 

Season End Date: October 2023

Coaches: Arija Buswell and Kenneth Pantoja

About our Cross Country Team

Thank you for your interest in this great sport. Our coed team has a strong tradition of excellence. With a positive attitude, discipline, dedication, and hard work we can have an amazing season. We have a rich history of spirited and enthusiastic teams that display excellent athleticism and sportsmanship, and this season should be no different. Your coaches are looking forward to an exciting, fast-paced season and we hope you are too!

Student Information Meeting

Students wanting to learn more about the 2023 Cross Country season should attend our information meeting  Tuesday, August 22 at the beginning of lunch in the gym.

Online Registration

Registration to tryout and play for the Cross Country team will take place online.  Registration begins Tuesday, August 22 at 1 p.m. and closes Friday, September 1 at 10 p.m.

Click Here to Register
Bulldogs Cross Country 2023 Season


Practice is held Monday through Thursday from 2:30 to about 3:30/4 p.m. Athletes must be picked up by 4 p.m.

Students must have all required signed parent permission forms submitted to the coaches before attending practice. These forms can be found on the Athletics Overview page. Please contact the coach for more information. Cross Country is a no cut sport and welcomes all students who meet the eligible requirements.

Meet Schedule

Athletes run in categories: 8th Grade Boys, 8th Grade Girls, 7th Grade Boys, 7th Grade Girls, C Boys, and C Girls. For each meet, start times and the order each group runs will be posted at school the day before or the day of a race.

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Donate to Bulldog Sports

LeyVa Middle School does not charge a participation fee to play. We rely on the fundraising efforts of our students and staff to pay for our after school sports program. As a result, we ask all of our student athletes make a $25 donation to the athletic program. To donate please download, print, and submit this donation form:


We encourage all students to participate in our sports program. It is a great way to make new friends and to create lifelong memories of your middle school experience. No student will be denied participation due to financial considerations. Please ask your PE teacher or a team coach for more information.