Cross Country

Start Date: August 23

Eligibility Date: September 17
(see Athletics Overview or the student handbook for eligibility details) 

Coaches:
Arija Buswell
Kenneth Pantoja

Evergreen School District COVID-19 Safety Guidelines

To minimize the risk of exposure for students and staff to the COVID-19 virus, Evergreen School District campuses shall not have any community or social gatherings, events and activities with non-essential visitors during school hours. 

Beginning November 15, 2021 limited attendance by parents/caregivers is allowed at after-school events, social gatherings, and extracurricular activities including spectators at indoor and outdoor youth recreation under the following conditions:

  • Mask wearing mandatory at all times.

  • Physical distance will be maximized to limit contact with others.

  • Maximum limit of 2 fully vaccinated guests per student/athlete allowed based on capacity and conditions. There are no exceptions.

  • Proof of vaccine required. (electronic or photo accepted)

  • Exclude anyone with COVID-19 symptoms including fever over 100 degrees Fahrenheit, cough, shortness of breath, fatigue, body aches, headache, new loss of taste or smell, sore throat, nausea or vomiting, or diarrhea.

  • The event is held after-school hours.

  • Attendance is voluntary.

  • No food or drinks.

Middle School Sports Guidelines

Following the CDPH and the Eastside Athletic League guidance, face masks must be worn at all times for indoor sports such as basketball or volleyball. This includes while actively competing or on the sideline. Wrestling guidelines are to be determined prior to the start of the season.

For outdoor sports such as soccer, track and field, or cross country, mask wearing is optional while actively competing.  While on the sideline or waiting for an event, masks are mandatory.

These guidelines will be adjusted based on CDPH updates.

Updated: November 8, 2021

Welcome to the Cross Country Season!

Thank you for choosing to participate in our great sport. Our 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! Thank you for your support this season.

Practice

Practice is held Monday through Thursday from 2:30 to about 3:30/4:00 p.m. Athletes must be picked up by 4:00 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.

September

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Guadalupe Oak Grove Park, 5982 Thorntree Dr, San Jose, CA 95120, USA
Host: Valley Christian, LeyVa, Davis
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Lee Mathson Middle School, 2050 Kammerer Ave, San Jose, CA 95116, USA

 Host: Mathson, Sheppard, and LeyVa

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Montgomery Hill Park, Montgomery Hill Trail, San Jose, CA 95135, USA

 Host: Chaboya, LeyVa, Boeger, Davis

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Lake Cunningham Park San Jose, CA

Host: Valley Christian, LeyVa, Quimby, Sheppard, Ocala, Renaissance/Mathson

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Montgomery Hill Park, Montgomery Hill Trail, San Jose, CA 95135, USA

Host: Chaboya, VC, Davis --- Boeger, LeyVa, Renaissance/Mathson, Quimby, Sheppard, VC

October

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