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RHS CROSS COUNTRY HISTORY

            In 1953, Boys’ cross country was in its first year and coached by Frank Purdy.  In 1954, the team placed 3rd at State.

            Girls’ cross country championships began in 1970.  Jim Crumpton of Canyonville Bible Academy proposed a state cross country championship for girls.  Mr. Crumpton received approval from OSAA to hold the first girls’ meet on November 14, 1970.

Year
Boys District
Girls District
Coach
1958
Nate Watson
1959
Al Hoffman
1960
Al Hoffman
1961
6th
Al Hoffman
1962
6th
Jack Burg
1963
5th
Jack Burg
1964
7th
Jack Burg
1965
8th
Larry Heaton
1966
4th
Doug Wilkerson
1967
2nd
Doug Wilkerson
1968
6th
Doug Wilkerson
1969
Doug Wilkerson
1970
Doug Wilkerson
1971
Dave Parkhurst
1972
5th
Coach Eden
1973
1st
1st
Jim Robinson
1974
1st
3rd
Jim Robinson
1975
5th
1st
Jim Robinson
1976
1st
4th
Jim Robinson
1977
1st
3rd
Jim Robinson
1978
1st
5th
Jim Robinson
1979
4th
5th
Jim Robinson
1980
2nd
5th
Jim Robinson
1981
3rd
6th
Jim Robinson
1982
1st
2nd
Jim Robinson
1983
1st
1st
Jim Robinson
1984
1st
2nd
Jim Robinson
1985
3rd
1st
Jim Robinson
1986
3rd
1st
Jim Robinson
1987
2nd
2nd
Al Copeland/Greg Barnett
1988
4th
2nd
Copeland/Barnett
1989
6th
2nd
Copeland/Barnett
1990
2nd
Copeland/Barnett
1991
6th
3rd
Copeland/Barnett
1992
4th
3rd
Copeland/Barnett
1993
2nd
2nd
Al Copeland
1994
3rd
3rd
Al Copeland
1995
5th
6th
Al Copeland
1996
7th
5th
Al Copeland
1997
8th
5th
Al Copeland
1998
6th
4th
Nathan Eckman
1999
4th
5th
Nathan Eckman
2000
2nd
4th
Nathan Eckman
2001
6th
3rd
Nathan Eckman
2002
7th
2nd
Nathan Eckman
2003
7th
2nd
Nathan Eckman
2004
6th
5th
Nathan Eckman
2005
6th
7th
Nathan Eckman
2006
5th
5th
Nathan Eckman
2007
4th
5th
Nathan Eckman
2008 4th 3rd
Nathan Eckman
2009 4th 5th
Nathan Eckman