Update – Week of Sep 26featured

Another successful week is in the books!  The girls ran great at Jackson and Monroe Jefferson this weekend.  PR’s galore!  Here are the results:


Jackson Results

Monroe Jefferson Results


The Cookie Sale has ended, and now we focus on getting the orders ready and distributed. This is a HUGE undertaking, and we need as many volunteers as possible.  This fundraiser is VERY important to our program.  Among the things it funds are uniforms, equipment, and ‘volunteer’ coaches’ pay.  Please read more below.


The Week Ahead

Mon, Sept. 26th – Practice @ HS 3:00

Mon, Sept. 26th – Pasta Dinner #2 @ Mill Pond Park 6:00

Tue, Sept. 27th – Jambo #2 @ Pioneer.  Buses leave @ 3:00

Wed, Sept. 28th – Practice at HS 3:00

Thu, Sept. 29th – Practice at HS 3:00

Thu, Sept. 29th – Volunteers @ Great Harvest after team meeting

Fri, Sep 30th – Practice @ HS 3:00

Sat. Oct. 1st – Legends Invite @ Huron Meadows.  Buses leave @ 10:00

Sat. Oct. 1st – Volunteers @ Great Harvest after meet

Sun. Oct. 2nd – Volunteers @ Great Harvest – 2 shifts

Mon. Oct. 3rd – Cookie orders delivered


Cookie Sale – HELP NEEDED!

Cookie orders are in!  To make this fundraiser a success, we are in need of Parent Volunteers for three shifts:

10/2 – 8:00-11:00 –  2 parents needed

10/2 – 11:00 – end (approx. 3 hours) – 6 parents needed

10/3 – Drivers needed in the morning to transport orders from Great Harvest to HS


If you can help out, please contact Jen McPherson at jenmcphersoncc@gmail.com.


The deadline for orders was Friday, but if you still have orders to submit, use this link: goo.gl/HcDCWw.  Also, please turn in your hard copy form tomorrow!!


Monday, September 26th – Pasta Dinner #2 @ Mill Pond Park 6pm

This is the 2nd of 3 Pasta Dinners for our athletes.  Please click HERE to find out what you need to bring.  If you haven’t already contributed $20 for our Award Celebration, Lisa Vaughan will be collecting $ at that time.


Tuesday, September 27th – Jamboree II

EVERYONE RUNS.  The meet is at Pioneer HS.  Directions can be found HERE.  Varsity runs at 5:00, JV runs at 6:00.  Buses leave at 3:00 from the HS.


Saturday, October 1st – Legends Invite

EVERYONE except for a few of our top runners will run. The meet is at Huron Meadows Metropark.  Directions can be found HERE.  Parking may be challenging, and a line can form to enter the park.  If you do not have a Metropark pass, the fee per vehicle is $10.  Varsity runs at 12:45.  JV runs at 1:50.


Meet Information Flyers:




Student Volunteers Needed for Legends Meet

Coach Mick is in need of student volunteers on Friday AND Saturday for the Legends Meet.  If you need your volunteer hours, this is a great opportunity.  We will have more information at practice this week.  Questions?  Check with a coach.


Looking Further Ahead – Award Celebration, Sunday, November 13th

From Lisa Vaughan:  Many of you have yet to turn in $20 for our Award Celebration.  We will be collecting money at the Pasta Dinner tomorrow night.  You can also mail checks, payable to Saline Cross Country, to:


Lisa Vaughan

7995 Secretariat Drive

Saline, MI. 48176


Questions?  Contact Lisa at lisavaughan4@aol.com


Useful Links for XC Athletes/Parents

Girls CC Team Website

Girls’ Workouts and Training Logs


Mileage Calendars:  September is almost over!  Don’t forget to turn in your mileage calendars to Coach McPherson!  If it’s easier, email your calendar tojenmcphersoncc@gmail.com.


Team Photo

Amanda Lauchu of Amanda Mae Photography did a fantastic job with our team photos.  All photos can be viewed and ordered by following this LINK.  If you have any questions, e-mail Amanda at amandamaephotography@gmail.com.



All attendance issues should be emailed to your group coach (Nike:  Coach Eileen, Brooks 1:  Coach Hagood, Brooks 2:  Coach McPherson, Brooks 3:  Coach Angie).  Even if you mention an upcoming conflict at practice, be sure to e-mail it as well.


Yard Signs are Still Available!

If you would still like a Saline Cross Country yard sign, follow this link.


Spike Exchange – Have gently-used spikes you’d like to sell or give away? Need gently used spikes at a good price? List them and find them here in this exchange among Saline families.


Schedule changes

Last-minute/emergency/weather-related changes to our schedule are announced via text, using a service called “Jabbertext.”  You can sign up HERE.  FYI – We also post changes to Twitter (@xcsaline).


Upcoming dates

Saturday, October 1st & Sunday October 2nd – Cookie Sale help needed!

Monday, October 3rd – Cookies delivered

Tuesday, October 4th – Cookie money DUE

Thursday, October 6th – Homecoming workout @ Mill Pond Park

Saturday, October 8th – Portage Invite (limited entries)

Friday, October 14th – Huron River Rat Invite @ Huron Meadows (Everyone runs)


Find the season’s meet schedule HERE

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