Wednesday, November 28, 2012
Solon runner Therese Haiss placed 29th in the Foot Locker Midwest Region Championships, good enough for the best time for a female runner from Northeast Ohio.
Solon runner Therese Haiss ran well in the Foot Locker Midwest Region Championship race last weekend in Wisconsin, placing 29th out of more than 270 runners. While Haiss did not qualify for the national race in San Diego, her time of 18:19 was the best recorded by a female runner from Northeast Ohio and the fourth best time by an Ohio runner. See results and photos from the race over at the Foot Locker Cross Country Championships website. Congratulations to Therese Haiss on a great performance!
Monday, November 5, 2012
Solon Comet runners performed well at the state meet in Hebron last weekend.
The Solon Comets performed well at the state cross country meet last weekend in Hebron, led by a 9th place finish from standout runner Therese Haiss. The boys team and three Lady Comets runners qualified for the meet. The boys team finished 11th overall, with a team-best 16th place finish from Kevin Blank. Also representing the boys team was Dan Arters, Grant Behnke, Kevin Burns, Jacob Pearlman, John Riordan and Kyle Singerman. Besides Haiss, the two other Lady Comet runners, Geneva Sandridge and Louiza Wise, finished 42nd and 58th, respectively. Congrats on great performances, Comets!
Monday, October 29, 2012
The Solon boys cross country team and three girl runners qualified for Saturday's state championship meet.
Comet runners are headed to Hebron on Saturday to race in the Ohio Cross Country championships. The boys cross country team and three girl runners qualified for the meet, which will be held at the National Trail Raceway in Hebron. Representing the boys team will be Dan Arters, Grant Behnke, Kevin Blank, Kevin Burns, Jacob Pearlman, John Riordan and Kyle Singerman. Qualifying for the girls were Therese Haiss, Geneva Sandridge and Louiza Wise. Congratulations Comets! Good luck at states!
Monday, September 10, 2012
Solon girls cross country team took 7th out of 33 teams, including a first place finish by senior Therese Haiss.
At the Tiffin Carnival, the Solon girls cross country team took 7th out of 33 teams, including a first place finish by senior Therese Haiss. Many of the Comet runners ran a new personal best. Haiss tied her career best time of 18:18. She was followed by sophomore Geneva Sandridge and freshman Louiza Wise who took 17th and 19th place overall and ran their best times of 19:25 and 19:35 respectively. Our fourth and fifth runners both ran personal best times, Julia Haiss (21:00) and Paige Myers (21:49). This coming weekend the Comet runners head to the McDonough Invitational.
Thursday, August 30, 2012
Up next for the Lady Comet runners is the Dave Clegg Invitational in North Canton on Saturday.
The Solon Lady Comets Cross Country team got their season off to a great start. The varsity team finished second at the GlenOak Golden Eagle Invitational in Canton last weekend. The boys team finished third. Therese Haiss led the Comets, finishing second with a time of 19:20.1. Geneva Sandridge finished 8th with a time of 20:09.5, and Louiza Wise finished 15th with a time of 20:35.7. Julia Haiss finished 23rd and ran 21:07.3, Haley Guggenheim ran a 21:41.3, Catherine Cervenack ran a 22:27.4, Alison Wright finished with a 22:48, Erin Sandridge ran 22:51.9 and Maddy Kvaka finished with a 24:50.8. Up next for the Lady Comet runners is the Dave Clegg Invitational in North Canton on Saturday, Sept. 1. Good luck Lady Comets!
Wednesday, August 29, 2012
The Solon Boys Cross Country team had a good showing at the GlenOak Golden Eagle Invitational in Canton.
The Solon Boys Cross Country Team had a great start to their 2012-13 season, placing third on Saturday at the GlenOak Golden Eagle Invitational in Canton. Kevin Blank was 5th in 16:29, John Riordan was 9th in 16:48, Grant Behnke was 13th in 16:52, Dan Arters was 65th in 18:07 and Jacob Pearlman was 71st in 18:13. Editor's Note: The information is from the Solon Athletic Department.
Monday, November 7, 2011
Comet runners have a lot to be proud of after a good showing at the state cross country meet last weekend.
The Solon High boys cross country team and Lady Comet runner Therese Haiss each finished fifth at the Ohio Division I State Meet last weekend at the National Trail Raceway. Haiss ran a personal best time of 18:18 to earn fifth place, running in the lead pack during the entire race. Scoring for the boys in the team race were sophomore Kevin Blank in 16:05 with 11 points; senior captain Dan Urbanek (16:25, 26 pts.); senior captain Max Haiss (16:32, 38 points); junior John Riordan (16:35, 41 points); and junior Grant Behnke (16:39, 44 points). Also running were Junior Kevin Burns who finished in 16:55 and junior Eric Hansen finishing in 17:53. Congratulations to the boys runners and Haiss for great seasons! Editor's Note: Information in this …
Tuesday, November 1, 2011
The Solon Boys Cross Country team and a top Lady Comet runner will be competing in the State Championship Meet on Saturday.
The Solon Boys Cross Country team and a top Lady Comet runner will be competing in the State Championship Meet on Saturday. The boys team clinched an invite to the state meet after finishing third in the regional meet last weekend. The top four teams and top 16 individuals make it to the meet. On the girls side, standout Therese Haiss will also be competing at the state meet after finishing second at the regional meet with a time of 20:01 at Boardman. In the boys race, finishing for Solon were sophomore Kevin Blank in 13th place in 17:42, followed by junior John Riordan, 23rd (18:02); senior captain Max Haiss, 31st (18:12); sophomore Kevin Burns, 35th (18:18); senior captain Dan Urbanek, 38th (18:21); junior Grant Behnke, 48th (18:32) and …
Friday, September 30, 2011
Comet fall teams gearing up for post-season play
The regular season is winding down for Solon's golf and tennis teams with tournament play beginning today with the sectional tennis tournament and next week for boys and girls golf sectionals. GIRLS' TENNIS The Division I sectional tournament hosted by Solon has been moved indoors for play today. All qualifiers will advance to next week's district tournament. The Lady Comets bested Western Reserve Academy by a 3-2 count this week. Scoring points for Solon were Monika Bandi (6-2, 2-6, 6-0) and the doubles teams of Daisy Chung-Jamie Marks (6-2, 6-1) and Hailey Baird-Lisa Guo (6-1, 6-2). UP NEXT: The Lady Comets will host Mayfield on Monday, Gilmour Tuesday and will compete in the NOC Tournament at Brush Thursday. GIRLS' GOLF Solon edged host…
Friday, September 23, 2011
Therese, Max and Julia Haiss keep Comets in the running for state bids
It doesn't bother their parents when Therese, Max and Julia Haiss are always running around after school. The three siblings are key contributors for Solon's cross country teams this season. Therese is an All-Ohio performer, Max is rounding into form as one of the top competitors for a strong Comet team and Julia is making a name for herself after switching from soccer to cross country. "It's a pleasure to have both of them on the team," said Solon girls' cross country coach Marci Ridenbaugh. "Obviously, we expect Therese to do well, but it surprised me when Julia came out for the team even though she worked hard every day during the summer." Father Max Haiss ran cross country in high school and his children are continuing that tradition. …