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Miller Grove, Saltillo Teams, SB Runner Recognized For State Cross Country Honors
Dec07

Miller Grove, Saltillo Teams, SB Runner Recognized For State Cross Country Honors

MG Team Earns National Accolade, Coach Billingsley 2019 State Coach of the Year Miller Grove and Saltillo Cross Country Teams were recognized for their state achievements Monday afternoon with proclamations from Hopkins County Commissioners Court. The Miller Grove Team also earned national honors as well. One runner from Sulphur Bluff runner, one runner each from Saltillo and MG, and Coach Gary Billingsley also received individual...

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Local Runners Stand Out Again At State Cross Country Meet
Nov25

Local Runners Stand Out Again At State Cross Country Meet

Miller Grove Boys, Billingsley State Champs; Saltillo Boys, MG Girls Finish 2nd At State Cross Country Meet; SB, NH Have Top 10 Finishers Hopkins County cross country teams continued to shine brightly at the State Class 1A Cross Country Meet held Monday at Old Settlers’ Park in Round Rock. In boys competition, Miller Grove captured the state championship followed by Saltillo in second place. Hornet runner Isaiah Billingsley also...

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Miller Grove, Saltillo Cross Country Winners Honored For Athletic Prowess
Dec09

Miller Grove, Saltillo Cross Country Winners Honored For Athletic Prowess

Hopkins Count Commissioners Court Monday morning, Dec. 9, recognized two Miller Grove students, two Miller Grove team and one Saltillo cross country teams for being ranked the top cross country runners in the state, following their performances at the UIL State Cross Country Meet held Oct. 9 at Old Settlers’ Park in Round Rock. Gary Billingsley with Jorja Bessonett, state 1A girls 2-mile champion The court first recognized...

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Miller Grove State Champs In Cross Country
Nov10

Miller Grove State Champs In Cross Country

Miller Grove Boys and Girls Win State in Cross Country, Saltillo Boys are Second, Lady Lions are Twelfth. Miller Grove continued their phenomenal performance at the State Cross Country Meet at Old Settlers’ Park in Round Rock Saturday (November 9) as both the Hornets and Lady Hornets captured state championships and Miller Grove also had the top individual state champs. The Miller Grove Hornets finished just three points ahead...

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Miller Grove Wins Boys and Girls Regional Cross Country, Saltillo Boys Second and Girls Third
Oct29

Miller Grove Wins Boys and Girls Regional Cross Country, Saltillo Boys Second and Girls Third

Miller Grove and Saltillo continue their excellence in cross country and both qualified for the State Meet at the Region III, Class 1A Meet Monday (October 28) at the Jesse Owens Sports Complex in Dallas. The Miller Grove Hornets and Lady Hornets both won the regional competition. For the Hornets, sophomore Isaiah Billingsley led the way winning the race with a time of 15:20.56. Junior Kobe Robertson was 2nd, sophomore Lance Verner...

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Cross Country: Miller Grove Hornets State Champs; Other County Schools Place
Nov03

Cross Country: Miller Grove Hornets State Champs; Other County Schools Place

Miller Grove and Saltillo cross country runners continue to make their presence felt at the State Cross Country Meet. The Miller Grove Hornets captured the state championship for Class 1A Boys and the Lady Hornets were second. For Miller Grove, freshman Isaiah Billingsley finished 9th. Kobe Robertson was right behind him in 10th place. Lance Verner Davis was 13th, Grant Earp was 17th, Matthew Brignon was 20th, Tanner Hensley was...

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Miller Grove Hornets, Lady Hornets Win District 23-A Cross Country Championship
Oct11

Miller Grove Hornets, Lady Hornets Win District 23-A Cross Country Championship

The Miller Grove Hornets and Lady Hornets both won the district championship in cross country in District 23-A. In an incredible showing, the Hornets took the top six spots to capture the championship. Isaiah Billinsley won the race with a time of 15:43.08. Kobe Robertson was second, Matthew Brignon was third, Lance Verner Davis was fourth, Tanner Hensley was fifth and Lexton Sly was sixth. The Lady Hornets were led by Cassidy Seaney...

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Miller Grove Cross Country Runs in A & M Corpus Christi Islander Classic
Sep24

Miller Grove Cross Country Runs in A & M Corpus Christi Islander Classic

Give Miller Grove Athletic Director and Cross Country Coach Gary Billingsley credit for some thinking outside the box. With rainy weather all around northeast Texas this past weekend, Coach Billingsley took his Hornets and Lady Hornets’ teams all the way to Corpus Christi for the Texas A&M Corpus Christi Islander Classic.¬†He probably was also looking for competition that will serve his teams well later on when the stakes are...

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County Schools Cross Country Teams Honored in Proclamations
Nov13

County Schools Cross Country Teams Honored in Proclamations

In what is becoming an annual event, Hopkins County Judge Robert Newsom recognized the excellence of cross country running in the county on the steps of the County Courthouse Monday morning. Judge Newsom read proclamations honoring girls Class 1A state champion Jorja Bessonett, runner up Sienna Collins of Saltillo, Class 1A second place girls’ team Miller Grove, Class 1A state champion boys team Miller Grove, boys team runner up...

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Area High School Cross Country Teams Place at State
Nov04

Area High School Cross Country Teams Place at State

Saturday¬†(November 4) was a big day for Hopkins County at the State Cross Country Meet at Old Settlers Park in Round Rock. In boys Class 1A, Miller Grove won the state championship, Saltillo finished second and Sulphur Bluff fourth. In girls Class 1A, Miller Grove was second and Saltillo twelfth. Miller Grove’s Jorja Bessonett won the state championship with Saltillo’s Sienna Collins just seconds behind in second place....

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