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News & Info 2014

Nov 29

Girls take 2nd at NXR Southeast, qualify for Nationals in Oregon

  • Sat Nov 29, 2014
The last GHXC event of the year in North Carolina is always the Nike Southeast Regional race at Wake Med Soccer Park. It is always a difficult race to predict because of the cold weather and the long break after the official end of the season. The race brings together the top teams from the southeastern United States (MD, DC, VA, NC, WV, KY, SC, GA, TN, FL, AL, MS) as the first 2 teams and 5 indi ...
Nov 02

State meet has history, surprises -- and extreme conditions

  • Sun Nov 2, 2014
The 2014 NCHSAA 4A State Cross Country Championships meet provided another successful chapter in the storied history of Green Hope cross country. Boys complete surprising run Heading into the 4A state meet at Beeson Park in Kernersville, there was little pressure on the boys team. The boys surprised many by qualifying for the state meet as they endured a lot of turnover from last year's sixth-plac ...
Oct 25

Girls take regional crown, boys also qualify for States

  • Sat Oct 25, 2014
The Falcons hosted the 4A Mideast Regional at Wake Med Soccer Park on Saturday, October 25th. It was a busy morning as the 4A Mideast Region, 1A Mideast, and 3A Mideast all competed at Wake Med. There is always a lot of pressure on teams when running in the regional meet as the top four boys teams and top four girls teams (and top 5 individuals not on a qualifying team) at the end of the day adva ...
Oct 16

Girls repeat again, boys impressive at SWAC Championships

  • Thu Oct 16, 2014
The Falcons competed in the SWAC Championship races on Wednesday, October 15, at Wake Med Soccer Park. The day marked the end of the cross country season for most of the team members. The races took place on a very muddy course, but it was a great day of racing and many runners set a new PR (personal record). The first race of the day was the boys championship. Apex was again the clear favorite ...
Oct 11

Freshmen, sophomores highlight big day in Kernersville

  • Sat Oct 11, 2014
The Falcons traveled to Kernersville on Friday for the final invitational of the year on Saturday October 11. The NC Runners Elite Invitational includes the 9-10 Race which has been dubbed the “unofficial JV state championship” for many years. Traditionally, Green Hope does very well at this event, and this year was no different. Coach Miragliuolo and seven boys got to the course bright an ...
Oct 05

Great performances at Great American

  • Sun Oct 5, 2014
The Falcons ran in the Great American Cross Country Festival at Wake Med Park on October 4th. It was almost ideal conditions for racing and the boys varsity stepped to the line for the first race of the day, the Red Race, at 8:00am. Henry Pehr went out with the lead pack and stayed there for the whole race, finishing in 3rd place with a PR of 16:19.43. Four of the boys ran a PR as the team edge ...
Sep 28

GH Harriers tackle Hagan Stone

  • Sun Sep 28, 2014
The Falcons traveled west on US-64 then north on US-421 to the outskirts of Greensboro at Hagan Stone Park. Roughly 50 Green Hope runners competed in the 31st annual Greensboro Invitational, and the Falcons had another good showing on a beautiful early fall day. The first race was the JV boys race and the boys continued their undefeated streak on the year. Leading the boys to the team win was ...
Sep 06

Falcon runners bring home Seahawk titles and PRs

  • Sat Sep 6, 2014
The Falcons traveled to Wilmington the weekend of September 5-6 to run in the Omega Seahawk Invitational. Saturday marked the first time the race was held at the fairgrounds adjacent to the airport, as the event was moved away from UNCW. The course is a relatively basic two laps around a field with no hills and no shade. A potentially very hot day was cooled down with early morning showers and clo ...
Aug 24

GH opens invitational season with wins at Providence

  • Sun Aug 24, 2014
On August 23, the Falcons kicked off their invitational season with a trip to Charlotte to race in the Providence Invitational. Conditions were very hot and very humid for the early season race, but roughly 60 teams ran well over 1,000 runners in the day’s races. It was a great day for the team, though, as the Falcons won 3 of the 4 races for the 3rd straight year. The first race of the d ...