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Cross Country, Girls

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
Mount Blue 4 1976-1979
Greely 4 1985-1988
Livermore Falls 4 1988-1991
Westbrook 4 1993-1996
Elan 4 2000-2003
Freeport 4 2003-2006
Year Class A Class B Class C Class D
1976 Mount Blue Ellsworth Orono
1977 Mount Blue Ellsworth Hermon
1978 Mount Blue Ellsworth Monmouth
1979 Mount Blue Cape Elizabeth Central Aroostook
1980 Brewer Ellsworth Central Aroostook
1981 Brewer Ellsworth Monmouth
1982 Biddeford Ellsworth Falmouth John Bapst
1983 Westbrook Maranacook Georges Valley Forest Hills
1984 Westbrook Maranacook Monmouth
1985 Deering Greely Jay
1986 Westbrook Greely Jay
1987 Westbrook Greely Jay
1988 Westbrook Greely Livermore Falls
1989 Edward Little Medomak Livermore Falls
1990 Caribou Greely Livermore Falls
1991 Westbrook Greely Livermore Falls
1992 Mt. Ararat Greely Narraguagus
1993 Westbrook Maranacook Foxcroft Falmouth
1994 Westbrook Greely Foxcroft Seacoast
1995 Westbrook Greely Cape Elizabeth Seacoast Christian
1996 Westbrook Scarborough Mattanawcook Bangor Christian
1997 Brewer Belfast Mattanawcook Forest Hills
1998 Mt. Blue Scarborough Falmouth Monmouth
1999 Mt. Blue Scarborough Falmouth Monmouth
2000 Mt. Blue Greely Falmouth Elan
2001 Sanford Greely Wiscasset Elan
2002 Mt. Blue Fryeburg North Yarmouth Elan
2003 Sanford Hampden Freeport Elan
2004 Mt. Ararat John Bapst Freeport Lee
2005 Brunswick Cape Elizabeth Freeport Class D ends
2006 Brunswick Mt. Desert Freeport
2007 Brunswick Cape Elizabeth
Waynflete
2008 Scarborough Cape Elizabeth
Waynflete
2009 Cheverus Cape Elizabeth
Waynflete
2010 Cheverus John Bapst
Merriconeag
2011 Cheverus Mt. Desert Merriconeag
2012 Bonny Eagle Mt. Desert Washburn

Source: Maine Principals Association and news accounts.

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