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Cross Country, Boys

Cross Country is the sport of long-distance running over paths or open country.  High school courses are usually several miles in length. Runners are sometimes call “harriers,” after a hound that was used to chase hares in Britain.

Class D made a brief appearance in 1982 and 1983; then again from 1993 through 2004, after which it was discontinued.

Consecutive Championships

School No. Year Chevrus 5 1980-1984 Scarborough 5 2004-2008

 

Year Class A Class B Class C Class D
1964 Deering Kennebunk Washington Academy
1965 Gould Academy
1966 Kennebunk
1967 Deering Schenck Washington Academy
1968 Portland Schenck Sumner
1969 Deering Lee Academy Washington
1970 Portland Gorham Lee Academy
1971 Cheverus Gorham Orono
1972 Cheverus Mount Desert Searsport
1973 Deering Mount Desert Bangor Christian
1974 Cheverus Cape Elizabeth Carrabec
1975 South Portland Orono Wiscasset
1976 South Portland Ellsworth Telstar
1977 Westbrook Ellsworth Telstar
1978 Portland Cape Elizabeth Dirigo
1979 South Portland Ellsworth Dirigo
1980 Cheverus Maranacook Greenville/Dirigo (Tie)
1981 Cheverus Ellsworth Monmouth
1982 Cheverus Maranacook Georges Valley John Bapst
1983 Cheverus Scarborough Carrabec Valley
1984 Cheverus Scarborough Sacopee Valley Class D ends
1985 South Portland Cape Elizabeth John Bapst
1986 Westbrook Mount Desert Yarmouth
1987 South Portland Cape Elizabeth Searsport
1988 Cheverus Cape Elizabeth Hall-Dale
1989 Cheverus Cape Elizabeth Wiscasset
1990 Cheverus Maranacook Dirigo
1991 Chevrus Maranacook Dirigo
1992 Chevrus Maranacook Dirigo
1993 Cheverus Maranacook George Stevens Seacoast
1994 Mt, Ararat Maranacook Sumner Freeport
1995 Lawrence Maranacook Yarmouth Waynflete
1996 Cheverus Ellsworth Sumner Valley
1997 Cheverus Wells/Ellsworth TIE Sumner Elan
1998 Edward Little Ellsworth Sumner Monmouth
1999 Edward Little Greely Falmouth Elan
2000 Edward Little Greely Falmouth Monmouth
2001 Chevrus Greely North Yarmouth Monmouth
2002 Deering Falmouth North Yarmouth Elan
2003 Deering Greely Lisbon Monmouth
2004 Scarborough Greely Lisbon Elan
2005 Scarborough Cape Elizabeth Lisbon Class D ends
2006 Scarborough Cape Elizabeth Lisbon
2007 Scarborough Cape Elizabeth Lisbon
2008 Scarborough Greely Monmouth
2009 Chevrus Greely Boothbay
2010 Scarborough Caribou North Yarmouth
2011 Scarborough Falmouth North Yarmouth
2012 Massabesic Cape Elizabeth Hall-Dale

Source: Maine Principals Association and news accounts.

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