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2014 Durango Boys Cross Country Capsule


Head coach: Jim Holben, 15th season

Top athletes: Marlon Medina (Sr.), Yoseph Theodros (So.), Felmon Mesgun (Sr.), Daniel Caswell (Sr.), Cory Conner (Sr.), Omar Campos (Jr.), Brian Shaffer (Jr.), Ethan Shaffer (So.)

Outlook: The Trailblazers are hoping to show continued improvement this season.

“The Blazers had good summer training and are looking to contend for a spot to state,” Holben said. “I’m expect all runners to (personal record) from one minute to two minutes this year.”

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