Cross Country

Announcements
Your entry fee is Waived ** for April 25 Race
Hello Cross Country Team - Mr. Painter has graciously waived all entry fees for 2014 OMS Cross Country Members at the 5th Annual Angiosarcoma Awareness Fun Run/Race. The code is listed below and the on-line link!
The race will be held on Saturday, April 25 at Oxford Middle School at 9 am.
If you are not able to run, he is also looking for Volunteers. 
Please contact Mr. Painter directly at tedscottpainter@gmail.com.
Thank you and good luck!
Here is a comp code for any of the kids on the xcountry team: oxfordmsxcountry
This will allow any members of the team to register for free. They can also register as a team through the registration page at: http://www.imathlete.com/events/angiosarcoma5k
Emma Pickett finishes undefeated
A special congratulations goes to 8th grader Emma Pickett. Emma has won every race and tournament she has raced for OMS Cross Country. We wish Emma and all of the 8th graders, good luck in their future endeavors.
Congratulations To Emma Pickett and the OMS Cross Country Teams
Congratulations to Emma Pickett for winning the Webster Lake Race for the second year in a row. The Girls Team finished 4th overall. Top finishers were # 26- Zoe Michalak,#38-Bailey Brescia, #43-Mackenzie Ryder, #52-Haylee Comeau, #53 Chloe Davis, #55-Jordan Emond, #67 Eva Dellea and #68 Sarah Carney.
The Boys Team finished in 2nd place overall. Top finishers were 3rd-Hunter Emond, 7th-Joel White, 13th Ryan Marshall, #18-Nick Gonyea, #20 Noah Tyler, #53 Tyler Gillespie, #61 Richard Hickson, #64 Cameron Alicandro, #66 Justin Orrell, #69 Conor Allen and #71 Andre Houston.
Schedule - 2014 Fall Cross Country
Girls Final Record 3 wins-6 losses Boys Final Record 7 wins - 2 loses
All Races start about 3:30pm.

HOME Tues, Sept. 9 Knox Trail MS Girls-W, Boys-W 
HOME Fri, Sept. 12 Auburn Girls-L, Boys-L
HOME Mon. Sept 15 Sutton Girls-L Boys-W
HOME Wed, Sept. 17 Dudley Girls-L Boys-W
Away Thurs, Sept. 25 at Uxbridge, McCloskey Middle School G-L, B-W
*CHANGE* Away Tues, Sept. 30 at Knox Trail Middle School, Spencer, MA G-W, B-W
HOME Fri, Oct. 3 Millbury G-W, B-W
Away Tues, Oct. 7 at Auburn Middle School G-L, B-L
HOME Thurs, Oct. 9 Uxbridge G-L B-W


*AWAY Friday, Oct. 17 * Tantasqua Invitational * Over 20 teams from Central Mass. compete at Tantasqua High School, Sturbridge, MA Girls 5th place, Boys-2nd place

*AWAY Wednesday, Oct. 22 * SWCL All-Star MEET * Teams from the SWCL Southern Worcester County League
Race takes place at Webster Memorial Beach, Webster, MA

** These races involve students being dismissed from school early **
OMS Coed-Cross Country
OMS Cross Country is for students in 6th, 7th and 8th grade.  
Practices are held from 2:30-3:15 pm, Monday thru Friday, weather permitting.  Students should be picked up by 3:30 pm or take the late bus home.

Home races start and end at the entrance to Oxford High School.  HOME races begin at 3:30pm.

Away races take place in surrounding towns, such as Spencer, Auburn, Dudley, Sutton, Quaboag, etc.

If a student is going to be driven home by a family member from an away race, a note must be sent into school before the day of the race. 

If you have any questions, please email Mrs. Grzembski at jgrzembski@oxps.org
Thank you.




Emma Pickett completes the Fall 2013 Cross Country season undefeated !
Emmalyn Pickett finished undefeated this cross country season in 12 races.  She won every race she started for OMS Cross Country including two races which featured over 120 racers (Webster Lake) and 135 racers (Tantasqua Invitational).

The Girls Cross Country team finished the season with an awesome record of 8-2 and two large race 1st place Team Trophies.  The future looks bright for the Cross Country team, as Coach Grzembski graduates only 1 eighth grader.

The Boys Cross Country team finished the season with a respectable record of 3-7.  At the two large races, the boys took 4th and 5th place.  Although Coach Grzembski graduates 9 eighth graders, the team has 7 returning runners.
SWCL -Webster Lake Results 10/23/13
Congratulations to Emma Pickett and the Oxford Girls Cross Country team for finishing in first place at the SWCL Webster Lake Meet.  Emma finished in first place covering the 1.5 mile course in an impressive 7 min and 35 seconds.  120 Girls competed in the race.  Receiving top ten ribbons were Megan Nguyen in 5th place and Isabella Monserrate in 9th place.  They were followed by Lauren Scioletti in 11th, Jackie Landry in 13th, Alexa Katsoulis in 16th, Zoe Michalak in 17th, Kayla Anderson in 20th, Jen Murphy in 35th and Katelyn Gillespie in 38th.
OMS girls team took 40% of the top 20 spots!!

Congratulations to the Oxford Boys Cross Country team for finishing in 4th place at the SWCL Webster Lake Meet.  Over 140 boys competed in the 1.5 mile race.  Receiving top ten ribbons were #9 Hunter Emond and #10 Jared Orrell.  They were followed by #11 Jadon Latino, #30-Noah Tyler, #31 Nick Gonyea, #56 Jason Stateham, #74 Joel White, #83 Brian Cady, #126 Jack Cady and #133 Christopher Carmody. 
Emma Pickett and Girls Team win Tantasqua Invitational
Emma Pickett finished in First Place as an Individual and as a TEAM at the Tantasqua Invitational.  She ran the 1.6 mile course in 9 min and 54 seconds.  In 7th place was sixth grader Isabella Monseratte and 9th place was seventh grader Meg Nguyen.  With over 135 runners, top finishers include Lauren Scioletti in 14th place, Zoe Michalak in 17th place, Kayla Anderson in 35th, Jen Murphy in 43rd, Katelyn Gillespie in 45th, Alexa Katsoulis in 50, Jackie Landry-51, Kaylynn Nolan - 70, Sarah CArney-96, Elaina Bleau-112 and Peyton Coonan in 126.

Our Boys finished in 5th place.  There were over 175 runners in all.  Hunter Emond finished in 12th, Jared Orrell in 13th, Noah Tyler in 15th and Jadon Latino in 25th.  They were followed by Nick Gonyea-52, Jason Stateham-68, Joel White-90, Matt Constantine-92, Brian Cady-94, Johnny Medaglia-99, Sean DelValle-114, Cam Alicandro-118, Jack Cady-133, Keith Duval-151, Chris Carmody-160 and Nick Diaz-167.
*Important Notes*
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Links
Central Mass Striders
Local Running Club in Central Massachusetts
Cool Running Website
List of Local Races and dates